ICAO 75th Anniversary Celebrations

The world on December 7th, 2019 will mark the 75th Anniversary of the adoption of the Convention on International Civil Aviation (also known as the Chicago Convention) that gave birth to the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO). The Convention came into force after it had to be ratified by the twenty-sixth state on the 4th April 1947 of the fifty-two States that participated in the convention that ran from November 1st to December 7th 1944. Today ICAO boasts of 193 Member States and more than 12,000 International Standards and Recommended Practices under its belt. ICAO is responsible for the oversight of the international civil aviation network that that ensures that over four billion passengers annually get to travel by air for business or pleasure safely and securely to the four corners of this planet we call home.

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