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2010-11-02 07:00:00

DALLAS, Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Border security experts from Entrust, Inc., expressed a direct and important message to the attendees and participants of the International Civil Aviation (ICAO) Sixth Symposium in Montreal Monday: "No ePassport issuance without inspection." While governments across the globe have been focused on issuing first- and second-generation ePassports, the value of these efforts are limited if countries aren't also implementing the technology to inspect and...

2010-10-11 14:01:00

ATA Expresses Deep Disappointment in Continued European Unilateralism WASHINGTON, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade organization representing the leading U.S. airlines, today issued a statement applauding the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) adoption of a new set of provisions in its comprehensive plan for further addressing greenhouse gas emissions from international aviation. Included in an Assembly...

2010-10-11 12:02:00

Global aerospace industry welcomes agreement at ICAO climate change talks, continues to call for strong partnership between governments and industry BRUSSELS, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Coordinating Council of Aerospace Industries Associations (ICCAIA) welcomed the agreement reached at the 37th Assembly of the International Civil Aviation Organization, which marks decisive progress towards a global plan to address CO2 emissions from aviation. ICCAIA also called on...

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2010-10-11 06:35:00

Putting a cap on international aviation emissions by 2020 while improving fuel efficiency has become a top goal of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). The United Nations agency approved the goal, which is not binding on any of the organization's 190 members, in a final motion late Friday during a meeting of its general assembly. The agency also collectively supported a comprehensive aviation security plan that looks for new ways for identifying and preventing terror...

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2010-09-17 06:37:42

The UN's climate chief on Thursday urged the air transport industry to continue its strategies in curbing emissions, highlighting that it held "critical keys" to confronting global warming. The aviation industry produces nearly two percent of the global emissions from human activity which "if left unchecked, will have further impacts on climate change," UN climate chief Christiana Figueres told an industry conference on aviation and the environment. Figueres, the executive secretary of the...

2010-07-02 14:34:00

WASHINGTON, July 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, today announced support for President Obama's nomination of Duane E. Woerth as the new U.S. representative on the Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO): "President Obama has made a strong choice in nominating Duane Woerth to this important position. ICAO plays a critical role in all aspects of aviation around...

2010-05-27 11:43:00

Case Referred to European Court of Justice WASHINGTON, May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, said today that it was pleased that the English High Court will allow ATA permission to proceed with its legal challenge to the unilateral extension of the EU emissions trading scheme to international aviation. The High Court will shortly refer the case to the European Court of Justice (ECJ) in...

2009-06-26 18:28:00

WASHINGTON, June 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, today issued the following statement in response to passage of the Waxman-Markey climate change bill: "The nation's airlines have an impressive environmental record and are committed to working with the administration to address climate change, but we have strong concerns about the Waxman-Markey bill and its punitive...

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2009-06-08 08:10:00

Airlines all over the world have agreed to attain carbon neutral expansion by 2020, said the leader of the global aviation body IATA on Monday."Demand will continue to increase, but any expansion of our carbon footprint will be compensated," Giovanni Bisignani announced to the yearly gathering of the International Air Transport Association in the Malaysian capital.However, Bisignani noted that broad cooperation was desired from allied companies and governments."Air navigation service...

2009-04-27 07:00:00

PARIS, April 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Monaco principality announced the implementation of the electronic national Identity card. It is the first electronic national identity card issue and compliant with the European standards ICAO-EAC[1] and IAS-ECC[2]. Oberthur Technologies developed for Monaco, a turnkey solution with enrolment and personalization, as well as an issuance system of the electronic document to the citizen. So since March 30th each Monegasque citizen thanks...


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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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