ICAO Current Affairs, GK & News

What was ‘2014 MH17 Crash’?

Australia and Netherlands decided to take legal action against Russia over its alleged role in downing Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine more than seven years ago. MH17 Crash In 2014, the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crashed in eastern Ukraine’s Donetsk region. The MH17 plane was flying between Amsterdam (Netherlands) and Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia). ..

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Working of e – Passports

The Government of India is to launch e – passports from 2022 – 23. This is to increase the convenience of the citizens. This was announced by the Finance Minister Smt Nirmala Sitaraman during budget presentation. Working of e – passports The e – passports have a small silicon chip. It is embedded within the ..

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Cabinet approves Aircraft (amendment) bill, 2019

The Union Cabinet on December 11, 2019 approved Aircraft (Amendment) bill, 2019 to amend the Aircrafts act, 1934. The main objective of the bill is to fulfill the safety requirements of International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). Key Features of the Bill The Bill intends to regulate the areas of air navigation. It enhances the punishment ..

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Rafale Jets Tail Numbers to honour Ex IAF Chief

The Indian Rafale Fighter Jets are to fly with tail sign BS. BS stands for retired Chief Birender Singh Dhanoa. The tail number initials are unique. Tail Number The Tail number is an identification number on an aircraft. Every aircraft flying in the country is provided with the tail number. The tail numbers are allocated ..

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India approaches ICAO

India has approached the world body ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organization) after Pakistan denied permission for PM Modi to use its air space. The overflight clearances are granted by other countries according to ICAO guidelines. PM Modi is to visit Saudi Arabia to attend the Future Investment Initiative. In September 2019, Pakistan rejected India’s plea ..

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Shefali Juneja appointed India’s representative to ICAO’s council

Senior bureaucrat Shefali Juneja was appointed as representative of India (JS Level) in council of International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), Montreal, Canada. About Shefali Juneja She is a 1992 batch officer of Indian Revenue Service (Income Tax cadre) and is currently serving as the Joint Secretary in Ministry of Civil Aviation (MCA). She has been ..

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