International Civil Aviation Day is celebrated every year on December 7 to recognize the importance of aviation to the social and economic development of 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.
The theme of the day:
The Council has decided that from now until 2023, the theme will be: “Advancing Innovation for Global Aviation Development”.
History of International Civil Aviation Day:
The Day was established in 1994 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed the day in 1996.
Important takeaways for all competitive exams:
- International Civil Aviation Organization Headquarter: Montreal, Canada.
- International Civil Aviation Organization Council President: Salvatore Sciacchitano.
- International Civil Aviation Organization Founded: 7 December 1944.