Zanzibar to host EAC aviation conference

TANZANIA: Zanzibar is set to host the sixth Civil Aviation Safety and Security Oversight Agency (CASSOA) conference, scheduled for May 16th-17th, 2024.

The event will spotlight sustainable environmental issues in the aviation sector.

Speaking to journalists in Dar es Salaam on Friday, Hamza Johari, the Director General of the Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority (TCAA), announced that the conference will convene key aviation stakeholders, including airlines, airports, managers, and security officials from East African Community (EAC) member countries.

Mr Johari highlighted that the sixth EAC-CASSOA conference will delve into exploring and revitalizing the space industry, with a focus on restoring consumer confidence and increasing awareness of opportunities related to current space innovations.

Established with the primary objective of ensuring safe, efficient, and profitable air transport services within the region, EAC-CASSOA plays a pivotal role in harmonizing operating regulations to meet international standards, developing standardized procedures for licensing and supervising civil aviation activities, and providing guidance and assistance to Partner States.

This assistance includes measures for resource sharing, particularly in terms of technical personnel.

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