Commonwealth Air Transport Council (CATC)

Conseil du transport aérien du Commonwealth

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1945-01-16 London UK


16 Jan 1945, London (UK), following informal discussions among representatives of Commonwealth governments Oct 1944, Montréal (Canada) and Dec 1944, London. Disbanded May 1991.


Enable Commonwealth countries to exchange views and information on civil air transport; keep under review progress and development of civil aviation communications; advise on matters which governments refer to the Council.


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Council (meets every 3 years), chaired by the Minister responsible for civil aviation in the country in which the meeting is held. Permanent CATC Secretariat housed and staffed by UK Government Department responsible for international civil aviation, with costs shared among Member States. Closely concerned with the setting up: 6 Jun 1945, of Provisional International Civil Aviation Organization (PICAO), which subsequently became B-XB1505 - International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO); 1946, of the now defunct H-XD3259 - South Pacific Air Transport Council (SPATC); and also of the now defunct U-XU1049 - Southern Africa Air Transport Council (SAATC).


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