With the aim of advancing in a more global, innovative and sustainable aviation, the Dominican Republic represented by the Civil Aviation Board (JAC), participates in the second global symposium on air navigation industry, held by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).
The event, which has the participation of 193 countries, and in which experts from member states analyze proposals for the integration of the air navigation system of the different countries, so that it can absorb the growth of flights and passengers, and that according to projections will double in the coming years.
The meeting, which takes place from May 30 to June 1, 2023, with civil aviation authorities from around the world in the city of Seoul, Republic of Korea, is supported by three ICAO Technical Cooperation Office known as: ICAO World Aviation Forum (IWAF), ICAO Aviation Cooperation Symposium (GACS) and Global Aviation Training and TRAINAIR PLUS Symposium, which highlight the latest digital tools, key initiatives and collaborative efforts of the Organization to support aviation resilience, innovation, and operational solutions in air cargo and passenger air transport.
Marte Piantini reiterated from the city of Seoul, the commitment of the President of the Dominican Republic, Luis Abinader, to share the skies of the Dominican nation for mutual benefit with other ICAO Member States.
He added that the current administration he heads at the JAC will continue with its commitment to connect Dominican families, cultures and businesses with the entire world, thus promoting the country’s economic growth.
At the Symposium, the Dominican Republic will present its experience in the panel “Challenges facing civil aviation in terms of implementation support and resilience”, with the participation of Héctor Porcella Dumas, director general of the Dominican Civil Aviation Institute (IDAC), as a speaker.
In addition to the president of the Civil Aviation Board, José Marte Piantini, also participating in the event are the acting director general of the Dominican Civil Aviation Institute, Héctor Porcella; Antonio Yapor Alba, member of the Civil Aviation Board and alternate representative to ICAO; Julio Peña, Dominican ambassador to ICAO; and Federico Cuello, Dominican ambassador to South Korea.
During the event, participating member states will be able to use the platform to negotiate with new strategic partners for technical cooperation instruments, as well as to coordinate with other stakeholders in the global and regional air transport industry for new investments for the sector.