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Uganda hosts aeronautical information management conference

Posted 23 May 2017 · Add Comment

By Hillary Muheebwa | Uganda Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) is this week hosting the Global Aeronautical Information Management conference in partnership with International Federation of Aeronautical Information Management Associations.

Pictured: Minister of Works & Transport, Monica Ntege, delivering conference opening speech 

The conference theme is; ‘No AIS Left Behind’.
“We are delighted to be the first African country to host the Global Aeronautical Information Management (AIM) Conference,” said the CAA in a statement. The conference runs from May 23-25th.
The technical conference brings with it industry lead players and exhibitors of the latest trends in aviation technology.
“The conference will be attended by ANSPs, civil aviation authorities, airlines, ICAO, Euro control, CANSO as well as manufacturers of AIS/ATM systems and other stakeholders in the aviation industry,” the invitation letter states.
CAA Uganda has just completed automation of the Aeronautical Information Management processes at Entebbe International Airport. This has enabled the automated management of: flight plans, notices to airmen and electronic Aeronautical Information Publications.

 


 

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