Runway Safety Programme Partners

​​The list below shows the ICAO's Runway Safety Programme Partners, their description, and a link to their respective website.

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Airports Council International (ACI)
Airports Council International is the only global trade representative of the world’s airports. Established in 1991, ACI represents airports interests with Governments and international organizations such as ICAO, develops standards, policies and recommended practices for airports, and provides information and training opportunities to raise standards around the world. This section provides you with information on the structure and background of ACI.
Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation (CANSO)
CANSO - the Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation - is the global voice of the companies that provide air traffic control. Founded in 1996, it represents the interests of the Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSPs) worldwide.
European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA)
The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) is the centrepiece of the EU’s strategy for aviation safety. EASA promotes the highest common standards of safety and environmental protection in civil aviation in Europe and worldwide. The main tasks of the Agency currently include: expert advice to the EU for drafting new legislation; implementing and monitoring safety rules, including inspections in the Member States; type-certification of aircraft and components, as well as the approval of organisations involved in the design, manufacture and maintenance of aeronautical products; coordination of the EC programme SAFA regarding the safety of foreign aircraft using EU airports; data collection, analysis and research to improve aviation safety. The Agency is based in Cologne and employs some 500 professionals from across Europe.
The European Organisation for the Safety of Air Navigation (EUROCONTROL)
EUROCONTROL, the European Organisation for the Safety of Air Navigation, is an intergovernmental organisation made up of 38 Member States and the European Community.
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is a federal government agency responsible for the safety of civil aviation. Our major roles include the following: regulating civil aviation to promote safety; encouraging and developing civil aeronautics, including new aviation technology; developing and operating a system of air traffic control and navigation for both civil and military aircraft; researching and developing the National Airspace System and civil aeronautics; developing and carrying out programs to control aircraft noise and other environmental effects of civil aviation; and regulating U.S. commercial space transportation.
Flight Safety Foundation (FSF)
Flight Safety Foundation was formed in 1947 to pursue the continuous improvement of global aviation safety. The Foundation meets this objective through research, auditing, education, advocacy and publishing.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA)
IATA is an international trade body, created over 60 years ago by a group of airlines. Today, IATA represents some 230 airlines comprising 93% of scheduled international air traffic. The organization also represents, leads and serves the airline industry in general.
International Business Aviation Council (IBAC)
The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) is a Council of business aviation associations from around the world. Governance is established through the IBAC Governing Board, with representation from each of the Member Associations. The Board meets twice per year to establish business aviation policies and priority activities for the industry. Ongoing activity of the Council is managed by an IBAC Secretariat consisting of the Director General, assisted by a staff of experienced specialty managers responsible for ICAO Liaison, Safety Standards, Regulatory Affairs and Office Management.
International Coordinating Council of Aerospace Industries Associations (ICCAIA)
The International Coordinating Council of Aerospace Industries Associations (ICCAIA) was established in 1972 to provide the civil aircraft industry observer status as a means to be represented in the deliberations of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).
International Council of Aircraft Owner and Pilot Associations (IAOPA)
The International Council of Aircraft Owner and Pilot Associations (IAOPA) is a nonprofit federation of 66 autonomous, nongovernmental, national general aviation organizations. IAOPA has represented international general aviation for more than 35 years.
International Federation of Air Line Pilots Association (IFALPA)
IFALPA is a non-political, non-profit making organisation which represents over 100,000 airline pilots represented by over 100 Member Associations from around the world. The Federation seeks to achieve its objectives through the activities of its component groups - elected Officers, appointed Representatives, its expert Committees and the Secretariat.
International Federation of Air Traffic Controllers’ Association (IFATCA)
IFATCA is the worldwide organisation representing more than fifty thousand air traffic controllers in 137 countries.
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