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What does ICAO stand for?

International Civil Aviation Organisation

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What does EASA stand for?

European Aviation Safety Agency

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Why was EASA set up?

(EASA) was set up to promote the highest common standards of safety and environmental protection in civil aviation.

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What does ECAC stand for?

European Civil Aviation Conference

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How many states are in the European Civil Aviation Conference?

Currently consists of 44 members states comprising almost all European States.

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What is Eurocontrol?

Eurocontrol is the European Organisation for the safety of Air Navigation

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When was Eurocontrol created and by how many founding members?

Created in 1960 by six founding members.

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How many member states does Eurocontrol currently have?

38 member states

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What is Eurocontrol's objective?

The development of a uniform pan-European air traffic management (ATM) system.

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What does SESAR stand for?

Single European Sky ATM Research

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What is the primary objective of the network manager (Eurocontrol)?

To improve the performance of the European network

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What does IATA stand for?

International Air Transport Association

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What will happen as EASA develops?

- As EASA develops it will change some of the existing CAA process and procedures.

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What is ECAC’s mission?

ECAC’s mission is the promotion of continued development of a safe, efficient and sustainable European air transport system.

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What does SJU stand for?

SESAR Joint Undertaking.

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How does SJU aim to improve air traffic management (ATM) performance?

By modernising and harmonising ATM systems through definition, development, validation and deployment of innovative technological and operational ATM solutions.

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What does International Federation of Air Traffic Controllers’ Association (IFATCA) do?

Represent more than 50,000 ATCO in 137 countries.
-Promoting safety, efficiency and regularity in International air navigation

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What does CANSO stand for?

Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation.

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What does CANSO do?

The global voice of the companies that provide air traffic control, and represents the interests of ANSPs worldwide.

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How does IATA aim to help airlines?

Aims to help airlines help themselves by simplifying processes and increasing passenger convenience while reducing costs and improving efficiency.

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What is IATA?

An international trade body created 60 years ago that represents 230 airlines.

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What does IFATCA stand for?

International Federation of Air Traffic Controller’s Association.