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National auditors from Cyprus benefit from cyber security training

28 and 30-31 March 2022 — Aviation security experts from Cyprus attended an online Best Practices for National Auditors – Cyber Security (basic) training course at the end of March. The course offered an overview of international and European (ECAC/EU) requirements and recommendations for cyber security in civil aviation, the common cyber threats to aviation, the key aviation entities and their critical systems.

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News from the Economic Working Group

Paris, 30 March 2022 — The members of the Economic Working Group gathered in person to consider the status of the 2022 work programmes of the Economic Working Group and the Network of Chief Economists, including the work carried out by the two ad hoc study groups on the liberalisation of market access, and on the Multilateral Agreement on Commercial Rights of Non-scheduled Air Services in Europe (30 April 1956) – also known as the Paris Agreement of 1956.

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AIRMOD considers work on rotorcraft noise modelling guidance

29-30 March 2022 — The ECAC EAEG Aircraft Noise Modelling Task Group (AIRMOD) held its 36th meeting online. The meeting looked at the work being undertaken to develop rotorcraft noise modelling guidance. The work by the Netherlands and Switzerland on the use of NORAH helicopter noise guidance was presented, as well as updates by EASA on the development of a second version of this guidance.

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Launch of new format for the ECAC Security Forum

29 March 2022 — The ECAC Security Forum met for first time in 2022, and for the first time in a new format. The traditional two-day meetings will still remain the main platform to review the progress of work in the security field and for follow-up discussions; however, those meetings will be supplemented by several shorter webinars dedicated to specific topics.

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Proposals for working papers on economic matters finalised ahead of ICAO meetings

Paris, 29 March 2022 — Following several virtual meetings, the members of the European Coordination Group on Economic Matters finally had a chance to gather in person in Paris. The group discussed and finalised two proposals for European working papers for the upcoming ICAO Assembly: one focusing on the future global activities on economic matters, and the second on the consequences of adapting bilateral frameworks to new realities.

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