The Republic of Armenia is party to the following
International Aviation Organizations
ICAO International Civil Aviation Organization
Convention on International Civil was signed in Chicago on 7 December 1944 by 52 States.
ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organization) came into being in 1947 by ratification of the Convention.
The Republic of Armenia is ICAO member since 1992.
ICAO Headquarters is in Montreal (Canada).
The main objectives of ICAO are:
Ensuring flight and aviation safety as well as development of international civil aviation worldwide.
Ensuring improvement of the aircraft, airports, runways and other aviation activities of the member states.
Armenia regularly receives from ICAO all normative acts and other information referring to aviation safety and security, passenger services, baggage and cargo, as well as other information on international aviation activities.
ICAO has established the following Strategic Objectives for the period 2005-2010:
- Aviation Safety
- Aviation Security
- Environmental Protection
- Continuity (continuity of aviation operations)
- Rule of Law - Strengthen law governing national civil aviation
JAA Joint Aviation Authorities
JAA is an associated body of the civil aviation regulatory authorities of European States.
JAA was established in Cyprus in 1990
The main goal of JAA is developing and implementing common safety regulatory standards and procedures in the territory of Europe, and raising the level of aviation production in the European countries.
The Republic of Armenia is JAA Candidate Member
Currently the European Union plans to transfer all JAA tasks to European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), with the aim of ensuring the involvement of the non-EA countries in EASA.
ECAC European Civil Aviation Conference
European Civil Aviation Conference (ECAC) was founded in 1955. Currently 42 European states are ECAC members.
The main objective of ECAC is to promote development of a safe, efficient and sustainable European air transport system.
ECAC provides corresponding literature and information to its member states.
The Republic of Armenia is ECAC member since 1996.
MAK /IAC/ Interstate Aviation Committee
MAK /IAC/ (Interstate Aviation Committee) was established in 1991, when 12 states of the former USSR signed the Intergovernmental Agreement on Civil Aviation and Use of Airspace.
MAK /IAC/ is an executive body coordinating the use and management of airspace and the sphere of civil aviation of member states.
IATA The International Air Transport Association
IATA was founded in Cuba, in April 1945.
IATA primary goal is to ensure inter-airline cooperation in promoting safe, reliable, secure and economical air services - for the benefit of the consumers.
Today IATA has 189 member states.
EUROCONTROL is the European Organization for the Safety of Air Navigation, with an objective to develop a uniform pan-European Air Traffic Management (ATM) system.
To achieve its goals and based on the general international standards of ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organization), EUROCONTROL elaborates the European requirements in the sphere of air navigation, as well as detailed procedures
for implementation of international standards and technical manuals.
The organization elaborates the Integrated Program of events on European Air Traffic Management, Flight Safety, and Technical Development Issues, as well as coordinates their implementation in the Member States.
EUROCONTROL ensures for its Member States:
- Design and implementation of the international air traffic management (ATM) network in cooperation with aviation stakeholders.
- Necessary technical, expert and methodological support to implementation of the above mentioned program.
- Collecting payments from the foreign airlines for air traffic services and transfer of these funds to the corresponding organizations of Member States.
- Free training and retraining of the air controllers, engineering staff and managerial personnel in EUROCONTROL training centers, etc.
The Republic of Armenia is EUROCONTROL member since 2006.