Drones take center stage at aviation talks

Drones take center stage at aviation talks
Abdul Hakim Al-Tamimi, GACA chairman. (SPA)
Updated 21 December 2018

Drones take center stage at aviation talks

Drones take center stage at aviation talks
  • GACA recently signed a series of strategic agreements in the civil aviation domain at an air services event in Nairobi

JEDDAH: An official from the Saudi General Authority for Civil Aviation (GACA) took part in a Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) civil aviation meeting in Kuwait City on Thursday.
Abdul Hakim Al-Tamimi, GACA chairman, joined the GCC executive committee’s 15th meeting, which was hosted by Kuwait’s civil aviation body in conjunction with the GCC's top management.
The meeting discussed devising mechanisms for the use of drones and creating a unified program for safety assessments of foreign aircraft, along with other topics on its agenda.
GACA recently signed a series of strategic agreements in the civil aviation domain at an air services event in Nairobi.
The accords were aimed at facilitating air operations, ensuring air safety and aviation security and regulating the air transport industry.
During the meeting, the Saudi delegation concluded bilateral agreements in the field of air transport services with Colombia, Seychelles and Rwanda.