The State of Qatar, represented by Qatar Civil Aviation Authority, participated in the Air Navigation World Conference, organized by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) with a theme of “Shaping the Skies of Tomorrow: Addressing Key Issues and Technologies in Air Navigation and Safety”, between August 28 and 31 in Montreal, Canada.
The Qatari delegation was headed by Mr. Mohamed Faleh Al-Hajri, in charge of managing QCAA. In addition to the presence of Mr. Essa Abdulla Al-Malki, Permanent Representative of the State of Qatar on the ICAO Council and a number of Qatari experts from the Air Navigation Department.
The Air Navigation World Conference discussed the future technologies and procedures to support the evolution of the aviation system to meet the expectations of the aviation community, in addition to technical and operational improvements to ensure more efficient operations in air traffic management, the development of aircraft operations, and other topics and themes.
This conference is also a timely opportunity to have an open dialogue on operational and implementation challenges of air navigation and safety solutions by all stakeholders, including governments and industry.
Alongside the conference, there is an industry exhibition of current and emerging technologies in the aviation sector and QCAA participated in a booth to introduce the latest systems and technologies adopted in air traffic management in the State of Qatar.
On the sidelines of this conference, QCAA held a luncheon for the participants, which was attended by many delegations from the member states of the organization.
During the event, a visual presentation was presented by the Authority’s Air Navigation Department, which dealt with the most important developments in the Qatari aviation system and the most important achievements made during the last period and the measures taken by QCAA to achieve the main strategic objectives of the Doha Flight Information Region (FIR) to enhance air traffic control in Qatari airspace, in addition to a quick review of the latest advanced navigation devices and technological systems used in the field of air navigation in the State of Qatar.