Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
7 to 9 October 2008   
 
 
General
 
ICAO and the African Airlines Association were pleased to host a meeting on aviation statistics.
 
The objective of this meeting was to:
  1. Emphasize the importance of reliable statistical and accounting data from both a qualitative and quantitative point of view and to demonstrate its role in improving competitiveness and efficiency of the related stakeholders namely: airlines, airports, air navigation services providers (ANS) and the regulators.
     
  2. Familiarize participants about the role of the European Co-ordination Centre for Accident and Incident Reporting Systems (ECCAIRS) and its effectiveness in monitoring and analyzing accident data.
     
  3. Encourage States and reporting entities (air carriers, airports and air navigation service providers) in the region to participate in the ICAO Statistics Programme as well as to make use of the new Integrated Statistical Database (ISDB) now available on-line via the internet.
     
  4. Encourage States to fulfill their obligations under Articles 54, 55 and 67 of the Convention on International Civil Aviation, Doc 7300 (the Chicago Convention) and to ensure success in the implementation of AFCAC Decision S13-3 on African Air Transport Statistics.

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Who should attend?
 
An invitation from ICAO Headquarters was issued (State letter 08/20 dated 30 July 2008) to ICAO Contracting States in this region as well as to a selected number of international organizations.
 
Participants should either have been responsible for, or actively involved in, some of the following aspects: aviation statistics, accounting, forecasting, economic or financial planning.
 
In order to have a broader representation of all sectors of the aviation community at the workshop, participation of appropriate experts from national government agencies, airlines, airports, ANS providers, the regulators and research institutions was encouraged. The participation of such entities was in the interest of States with respect to their obligations under the the Chicago Convention, and should promote a better understanding of ICAO policy and guidance.
 

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Programme
 
Click here to view the preliminary programme for the meeting.
 
Workshop details
 
Date: 7 - 9 October 2008 
   
Place: African Union Conference Centre
African Union Headquarters,
Near Mexico Square
P.O. Box 3243
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
 
Tel.:  +251 11 551-7700, 552-5837
Fax:  +251 11 551-7844
 
   
Registration: Tuesday, 7 October 2008, 0900 hours
There was no attendance fee.
 
Opening: Tuesday, 7 October 2008, 1000 hours
 
Language: The language of the workshop in in English.
 
 
Documentation: In addition to the working papers to be distributed for this workshop, participants were strongly encouraged to familiarize themselves with the ICAO on-line aviation statistics database (details on how to register were included in the State letter referred to above).
 
Although only staff members of national civil aviation administrations were granted free access to the database, access was made available, upon request, to all workshop participants for a period of 30 days prior to and 30 days after the meeting.
 
Participants should also have become acquainted with the current ICAO Air Transport Reporting Forms A to L used to submit data to ICAO. These forms are available from the ICAO website at www.icao.int/sustainability/Pages/Forms.aspx.
 
Participants having points of interest or information relating to the agenda were encouraged to prepare informal working papers, not exceeding three pages. Papers should have been forwarded to the workshop Secretary not later than 8 September 2008.
 
 

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Travel and Daily Subsistance Allowance
 
The travel and daily subsistence costs for participants were the responsibility of the nominating State/organization.
 
Important Information for Participants
 
Please click here for information concerning visa and health requirements, airline arrangements, hotel accommodation, transportation to and from airport, custom regulations, electrical supply information and general information concerning Ethiopia.
 

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Contact​
Mr. Oleg Nazarov
Secretary of the Meeting
Statistical Officer
Economic Analyses and
Databases (EAD) Section,
ICAO Headquarters,
Montréal (Canada) 

facsimile: +1 514-954-6744
e-mail: eap@icao.int ​
Mr. Sainarayan A.,
Assistant to Secretary
of the Meeting
Statistical Officer
EAD Section,
ICAO Headquarters,
Montréal (Canada) 
 
facsimile: +1 514-954-6744
e-mail: eap@icao.int ​

Raphael Kuuchi
Commercial Director
African Airlines Association (AFRAA)
P. O. Box 20116
Nairobi 00200
Kenya 

 
facsimile: +254-20-601173
e-mail: raphael.kuuchi@afraa.org

 

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