The United Nations General Assembly officially recognized 7 December as International Civil Aviation Day globally. International Civil Aviation Day was established in 1994 as part of ICAO’s. In 1996, pursuant to an ICAO initiative and with the assistance of the Canadian Government. The theme of this year Civil Aviation Day is “75 Years of Connecting the World”.
The purpose of International Civil Aviation Day is to help generate and reinforce worldwide awareness of the importance of international civil aviation to the social and economic development of States, and of the unique role of ICAO in helping States to cooperate and realize a truly global rapid transit network at the service of all mankind.
Source: The United Nations