Report on New ICAO Requirements - Improved Aircraft Tracking

Report on New ICAO Requirements - Improved Aircraft Tracking

To address the need for operators to be able to accurately follow flights in oceanic and remote continental areas, ICAO has adopted Amendment 39 to Annex 6 — Operation of Aircraft, Part I — International Commercial Air Transport — Aeroplanes. This amendment requires operators engaged in international air commerce to institute improved flight tracking over oceanic airspace.

This article will explore the background and requirements of this latest revision to the Chicago Convention, as well as the possible modes of compliance and the challenges yet to be solved. Download the full report here.


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