ICAO CAR/SAM Workshop on Data Collection, Forecasting and Analysis


​Mexico City
29 June - 3 July 2009





ICAO was pleased to host a worskhop on aviation statistics.
The objective of the workshop was to familiarize participants with statistical data analysis, ICAO statistical data reporting forms and their reporting procedures, airlines’ and airports’ best practices on data collection and analysis. The Workshop also covered statistical analysis of accident rates and trends to mitigate risk. Focus was on traffic forecasting methods, aviation planning issues, use of statistics for forecasting purposes and outlook for air traffic growth in the region.
This event was also a forum for participants to share their ideas and experiences in the field of statistics, forecasting and planning.
Who should attend?
This meeting was geared to participants who were either responsible for, or actively involved in, some aspects of aviation statistics, forecasting, data analysis 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 and research institutions was encouraged.
Invitations were sent to the following States:
Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, France*, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Netherlands*, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, United Kingdom*, United States, Uruguay, Venezuela (*States with territories in the region)
Airports Council International – Latin America (ACI-LAC)
Central American Corporation for Air Navigation Services (COCESNA)
Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)
International Air Transport Association (IATA)
Latin American Civil Aviation Commission (LACAC)
Latin American Air Transport Association (ALTA) 
Click here to view the preliminary programme for the meeting.
Workshop details
Date: 29 June to 3 July 2009
Place: ICAO Regional Office, Mexico City, Mexico 
Monday, 29 June 2009, 0800 hours
There was no attendance fee.
Opening: Monday, 29 June 2009, 0900 hours 
Language: English (interpretation in Spanish) 
Documentation: A CD-Rom including workshop working papers and the reference documentation for the meeting was provided to the participants.
An ICAO certificate was awarded to participants with a satisfactory level of attendance.
Other important information: The travel and daily subsistence costs for participants are the responsibility of the nominating State/Organization
It is recommended that participants obtain necessary visas prior to travel from their country of origin.



Secretary of Workshop  Mr. A. Sainarayan,
Statistical Officer, Economic Analyses and Databases Section,
ICAO Headquarters
Tel.: +1 (514) 954-8219, ext. 5010
facsimile: +1 (514) 954-6744
e‑mail: eap@icao.int
Assisted by:  Mr. Zubair Anwar,
Economics Assistant, Economic Analyses and Databases Section, ICAO Headquarters
Tel.: +1 (514) 954-8219, ext. 6294
facsimile: +1 (514) 954-6744
e‑mail: ZAnwar@icao.int


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