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Northern corridor states move closer to harmonising civil aviation operations

Published on March 11, 2015

The Northern Corridor countries have reached a deal that is expected to significantly improve the aviation industry in the region.

Experts from Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya and South Sudan on the technical committees of Northern Corridor infrastructure projects signed the agreements in Kigali last week, Eustache Karagire, the director for air navigation services at Rwanda Civil Aviation Authority (RCAA), said.

Karagire said the deals will enable member states to adopt a uniform approach towards aircraft search and rescue and air crash investigations, in case of any aircraft accidents.

“Under the agreements, member states will now be obliged to take responsibility in search, rescue and investigation regardless of who owns the aircraft,” he explained. Read more. Source | The New Times