France Aviation Civile Services and the Covid-19

This title sounds like an adventure, a fable, or a novel to read during the summer. An adventure certainly, a fable probably because none of us had imagined such a scenario that still seems virtual in many ways, a novel, we will know in a while if it told a dark story or opened to […]

Cooperation with Taiwan despite confinement

Last March, a few days before the implementation of confinement measures in France and other regions of the world, France Aviation Civile Services signed a contract with the National Chung Shan Institute of Science and Technology in Taiwan. This contract is part of the project for the acquisition of surface radars and ADS-B antennas by […]

FRACS and the STAC involved in the AWARD consortium to address the autonomous heavy-duty vehicles operations at airports

In April 2020, France Aviation Civile Services and the STAC (Service Technique de l’Aviation Civile, the technical centre of the French civil aviation authority) took part in the All Weather Autonomous Real logistics operations and Demonstrations (AWARD) initiative, led by EasyMile. The AWARD consortium has submitted an application to the European Commission, to develop a […]

Cheers to 2019 Projects and Events

2019 offered to France Aviation Civile Services team and experts a variety of projects and opportunities. In the South American and Caribbean region, we stopped in Haiti to consolidate our activities in the safety oversight field. In April 2019, we put together a team of professionals including DGAC experts from various fields (air traffic management, […]

ASECNA Celebrates its 60th Anniversary!

What a Party! The ASECNA celebrated its 60th anniversary last December following the 75th anniversary of the Chicago Convention and the 50th anniversary of the CAFAC. Besides the closeness after an almost 35 years uninterrupted relation with ASECNA and the emotion of participating in this type of event, it was a very nice party. There […]

Successful Take-Off for France Aviation Civile Services!

This is our main news of 2019. The change of name is essentially symbolic but it is the result of a major consolidated effort throughout the past year: strengthening and structuring of IT resources, recruitments, launch of new services and, of course, new projects, both large and small, with their share of discoveries, satisfactions and […]

FRACS Accompanies the AFD to Analyse an Ethiopian Project to Upgrade Regional Airports

In a context of fast-growing traffic, Ethiopian Airlines Group (EALG), grouping Ethiopian Airlines (annual growth of about 25%) and Ethiopian Airport since 2017, is planning major infrastructure and rehabilitation projects for its international, national and regional airports. To finance its project to upgrade 7 regional airports, EALG is under discussion with the Agence Française du […]

The 56th Conference of Directors General of Civil Aviation of the Asia-Pacific Region

The 56th Conference of Directors General of Civil Aviation of the Asia-Pacific Region was held in Kathmandu, Nepal, from August 19th to 23th, 2019, under the aegis of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). This conference, annually held in a country of the region, brought together delegations from 43 countries and representatives of various organisations, […]

FRACS Takes Part in the 40th ICAO General Assembly

This year, the ICAO Assembly will take place in Montreal from September 24th to October 4th. The Assembly is an opportunity for all Member States to meet, discuss various issues related to the global development of civil aviation around the world, and plan ICAO activities for the next triennium. The year 2019 coincides with the […]