ICAO Member States are continuing to adapt their aviation security measures in response to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic. The way each State adapts its aviation security operations may be unique from one to the other given specific national requirements and aviation security risk. However, it is important that States are able to continue to ensure a safe environment in respect of the different aviation security processes without compromising security, and while ensuring baseline measures set by Annex 17 – Security are met.
The ICAO Guidelines for Aviation Security Contingency Measures during the COVID-19 Pandemic ("AVSEC Guidelines") incorporates inputs and best practices shared by industry and State experts (Electronic Bulletin 2020/32, dated 27 October 2020, refers). The document aims to:
Note: Please contact the appropriate authority for aviation security in your State for access to the AVSEC Guidelines that was issued through Electronic Bulletin 2020/32, dated 27 October 2020.
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