DGTCAA CONFIRMED AS THE CANSO CHAIR FOR AFRICAN REGION

DGTCAA CONFIRMED AS THE CANSO CHAIR FOR AFRICAN REGION

The global organisation responsible for Air Traffic Management known as The Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation (CANSO) at its 22nd Annual General Meeting  held in  Bangkok, Thailand on 12th June 2018, has confirmed the Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority Director General Hamza S. Johari as a the new CANSO chairman for Africa Region for the period of three years.

This followed Mr. Johari’s appointment as the Chairman of the region in March 2018 in Madrid, Spain. As the CANSO chairman for Africa, Mr. Johari has become a member of the CANSO Executive Committee (EXCOM) the governing organ of this important international organisation.

Teri Bristol, Chief Operating Officer, USA Federal Aviation Administration continues to be the CANSO global Chairperson. The Vice Chairman is Rudy Keller from Canada. Other members are Martin Rolfe -England, Klaus Dieter Scheurle - Germany, Hamza S. Johari - Tanzania, Mark Cooper- England, Augustin Rodrigues Grellet - Agentina, Jan Klas - Czech Republic, Don Thoma - USA, Dr Saleh Al Ghamdi - Saudi Arabia, Kevin Shum - Singapore and Captain Gilbert Kibe - Kenya.

The EXCOM meets four times a year to spearhead the strategic direction of air traffic management and other policy issues to ensure safe and efficient global air transport.

The Management of CANSO is headed by its Director General, Jeff Poole who works with other staff of the Secretariat to ensure EXCOM directives and strategies are implemented. We wish DG Hamza Johari all the best in his new international roles.

Issued by Public Information Unit - TCAA