The Beijing Convention of 2010

The Beijing Convention serves international civil aviation well by requiring parties to criminalize a
number of new and emerging threats to the safety of civil aviation, including using aircraft as a weapon
and organizing, directing, and fi nancing acts of terrorism. These new treaties refl ect the international
community’s shared effort to prevent acts of terrorism against civil aviation and to prosecute and punish
those who would commit them. The treaties promote cooperation between States while emphasizing the

Carbon trading in commercial aviation

After nearly four billion years of Earth's evolution, the hurnan species stands bewildered by its own spectacular achievements and their efïects on atmospheric
composition. The world is getting warmer, prirnarily due to the continuing proliferation of carbon dioxide emitted through human activity and industry. From a trading perspective, th e operative question is whether we have the right to alter the composition of the global atmosphere if we are not in a position to definitively assess in advance the consequences?

Meeting Minutes May 10 2011

MINUTES OF THE LUNCHEON MEETING HELD AT THE MARRIOTT CHATEAU CHAMPLAIN HOTEL , MONTREAL ON MAY 10, 2011.
Vice Chairman Mr. Peter Janssen called the Meeting to order at 12:00 hrs. on behalf of Chairman Dr. Charles Bedard, welcoming the Guest Speaker Prof. Paul Fitzgerald, special guests Dr. Assad Kotaite, Mr. Pierre Jeanniot, Mr. Mohammed Riyaz Saduddeen, Country Manager - Qatar Airways, Toronto (the Wine Service was sponsored by Qatar Airways), and the many other distinguished guests from Montreal, Toronto and Ottawa.

Luncheon and a presentation by Paul Fitzgerald

You are cordially invited to a Business Luncheon and a presentation by Paul Fitzgerald on:
" The pros and cons of an Open Sky policy "
- A battle for market access in aviation is playing out between Canada and the United Arab Emirates – UAE
- Do we see the emergence of a new world economic order in which Gulf carriers are expanding too rapidly ?
- And what is the position of the old-guard "legacy airlines"

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