The Fifty-Fifth Meeting of the North Atlantic Systems Planning Group (NAT SPG) was held in the European and North Atlantic (EUR/NAT) Office of ICAO from 24 to 27 June 2019.
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The Meeting was chaired by Mr Ásgeir Pálsson from Iceland.
Ms Silvia Gehrer, ICAO Regional Director, Europe and North Atlantic, was the Secretary of the Meeting, assisted by ICAO staff. Mr Steve Creamer, Director of the ICAO Air Navigation Bureau also attended the meeting. The Meeting was attended by 32 participants from 9 States and 5 international organizations.
The meeting reviewed the significant international aviation developments, as well as the NAT planning and implementation programmes. The meeting reviewed and discussed the NAT safety performance and oversight issues and discussed on the NAT economic, financial and forecast issues.
Ms. Hlin Holm, the Head of Air Navigation Services Section of the Icelandic Transport Authority was elected by the NAT SPG/55 as its Chairperson. Ms. Holm is the first female Chairperson of any of the ICAO Planning and Implementation Regional Groups.