CANSO Addresses EU And Latin America Civil Aviation Summit


  Bookmark and Share

CANSO Addresses EU And Latin America Civil Aviation Summit

By Jim Douglas

June 1, 2010 - Speaking at the first EU and Latin America Civil Aviation Summit in Rio de Janeiro on May 25- 26th the Civil Air Navigation Services Organization (CANSO) Director General, Graham Lake joined a high level panel of Air Traffic Management (ATM) leaders to address the importance in collaboration, challenges, safety and the impact aviation has on the environment.

“With air transport in Latin America forecast to be among the fastest growing in the world over the next 20 years, greater collaboration with other regions is vital for addressing common challenges, as well as for improving safety and reducing aviation’s impact on the environment. CANSO therefore applauds this constructive initiative, and looks forward to supporting the next steps in increasing regional collaboration” said Lake.

Members of the panel included Juan Lema, President of Aena, Bayardo Pagoada, Executive President of COCESNA, Jorge Fernández, Director General of Civil Aviation, Costa Rica, Brig Ar Luiz Cláudio Ribeiro Da Silva, Head of Operations Sector, Department of Airspace Control – DECEA of Brazil, and Patrick Ky, Executive Director of the SESAR JU

Director General, Graham Lake


Explaining CANSO’s role and the benefits of Membership, Mr. Lake added: “ATM in Latin America is changing. With increasing traffic, new tasks and responsibilities, and new rules and procedures to follow, service providers must look for new ways to raise performance while at the same time, reduce costs.

Through CANSO’s global Workgroups and regional events, Members exchange knowledge, expertise and best practices, deriving real benefits while working together to transform global ATM performance. 

CANSO – the Civil Air Navigation Services Organization – is the global voice of the companies that provide air traffic control, and represents the interests of Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSPs) worldwide. CANSO Members are responsible for supporting over 85% of world air traffic, and through their workgroups.  

Members share information and develop new policies, with the ultimate aim of improving air navigation services on the ground and in the air. CANSO has an extensive network of Associate Members drawn from across the aviation industry, and they represent their members’ views in major regulatory and industry forums, including at ICAO, where they have official Observer status. 

Within the overall context of promoting safe and efficient Air Navigation Service provision, CANSO seeks to maintain an international forum for the development & exchange of ideas on current ATM related issues and the formation of distinct CANSO policies and positions. To develop an international network for ANS experts, to enable further information exchange between specific ANSPs and other stakeholders for the promotion of best practice within ATM. CANSO is an liaise with the other transport industry stakeholders, particularly the airlines, industry suppliers and the airports, to the overall benefit of the aviation industry.
Other News Stories



Home Aviation News Aviation Stories Of Interest FAA Exam Upcoming Events Links To Other Sites General Aviation Helicopters Medical Factors Facing Pilots
Maintenance and Aircraft Mechanics Hot Air Balloon Aviation Training Handbooks Read Online Aviation History Legal Issues In Aviation Sea Planes Editorials
 ©AvStop Online Magazine                                                                 Contact Us                                                  Return To News                                          Bookmark and Share


AvStop Aviation News and Resource Online Magazine

Grab this Headline Animator