Interviews

Interviews

A series of interviews with leaders from the aviation industry, ICAO subject matter experts, and other aviation influencers.

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Interviews
  • ICAO Secretary General Juan Carlos Salazar’s First Year Reflections

    In 2021, Juan Carlos Salazar became the Secretary General of ICAO. One year into his mandate, Mr. Salazar shares insights and reflections on what has been a challenging and exciting year and into aviation's bright future.

  • New digital air cargo technical specifications

    Cortney Robinson, ICAO Air Transport Officer for Air Cargo, is joined by Mario Apostolov, Regional Adviser in the Economic Cooperation and Trade Division of the UN Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), to explain how the digitization of longstanding air cargo documentation will improve the effi...

  • Harmonizing global health proof certification - ICAO Health Master List

    Ciaran Carolan, ICAO Public Key Directory (PKD) Programme Officer, discusses the new Health Master List published by ICAO and INCERT (Luxembourg) and how it will help improve the security, efficiency, and global alignment of international traveler health proof validations.

  • Aerodrome Design Manual - Runways (Doc 9157- Part 1)

    Joseph Cheong, Technical Officer of Aerodromes at ICAO, discusses the updates of the latest 4th edition of Doc 9157 - Part 1. The manual provides further guidance and information that supports the operational practices and requirements needed for runway configuration, runway length, aeroplane per...

  • Hélène V. Gagnon from CAE

    Interview with Hélène V. Gagnon, Senior Vice President, Public Affairs, Global Communications, and Corporate Social Responsibility at CAE. In this interview, Ms. Gagnon discusses CAE's gender and environmental priorities, strategies to deal with gender imbalances in the workplace, pivoting during...

  • Poppy Khoza from SACAA

    In this interview, Poppy Khoza, Director General of Civil Aviation, South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) speaks words of inspiration and determination for women in aviation. She discusses how men, leaders, and the overall aviation community can work towards equality and inclusion.

  • COVID-19 and Small Island Developing States

    Paul Hooper, an aviation economist, discusses the economic ripple effects of Covid-19 on the Small Island Developing States (SIDS). Since countries with limited connectivity heavily depend on tourism, aviation will significantly contribute to their socio-economic development to create a long-term...

  • Performance-based Navigation (PBN)

    Ian Knowles, Technical Officer of Air Navigation Bureau at ICAO, explains Performance-based Navigation and how it allows flexibility in building routes in the air system. This navigation method focuses on the performance requirements of an aircraft and not just its capabilities. This is why under...

  • Identity Solutions: A Way Forward

    Explore the passenger's journey and the identity solutions currently being develop to enhance that journey.

    Featuring Lousie Cole, Manager of Identity Solutions at IATA.

  • Travel Document Security

    A brief interview with Simon Deignan, Programme Manager, Travel Document Security at OSCE.

  • UAS Traffic Management (UTM) with Unifly

    A brief interview with CEO of Unifly on UTM and Drones.

  • Her Majesty's Passport Office (UK)

    An interview with Travel Document Expert, Stephen Chapman from Her Majesty's Passport Office UK (HMPO)