40th ICAO Assembly: The Netherlands elected to the ICAO Council

The Kingdom of the Netherlands is proud to represent the Abis Group in the ICAO Council, the governing body of the International Civil Aviation Organization, for the 2020-2022 triennium.

Consultation platform promotes interests of Belgian drone sector

The drone sector is growing rapidly worldwide and it is booming in our country as well. To support the further development of the sector, the Belgian Civil Drone Council was created as a national consultation platform that brings together all stakeholders from the public and private sector.

Investing in Sustainable Aviation Fuel in the Netherlands

In May 2019, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines announced that it has committed itself for a 10-year period to the development and purchase of 75,000 tonnes of sustainable aviation fuel a year. KLM is the first airline in the world to invest in sustainable aviation fuel on this scale. SkyNRG, global market leader for sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), will develop Europe’s first dedicated plant for the production of SAF in Delfzijl in the north-east of the Netherlands.

New ANC Commissioner for Abis

In January 2019, the Abis office in Montreal welcomed Albano Coutinho from Portugal as incoming member of the Air Navigation Commission (ANC) for Abis. The ANC is tasked by the ICAO Council to manage the technical work programme of ICAO. It has a strong focus on measures to maintain and improve aviation safety and air navigation efficiency. The Commission is composed of nineteen members who are highly qualified and have significant experience in civil aviation. Although ANC Commissioners are nominated by specific ICAO Member States, they do not represent the interest of any particular state or

Helena Faleiro on her ICAO Council membership

Helena Faleiro, Portugal, ICAO Council member for the Abis group 2013-2016:

Silvia Gehrer on her ICAO Council membership

Silvia Gehrer, Austria, ICAO Council member for the Abis group 2004-2007: