8th GHAC & Exhibition

8th GHAC & Exhibition

Activity
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) held 8th Global Humanitarian Aviation Conference & Exhibition (8th GHAC) scheduled from the 19-21 October 2016 at the Melia Castilla in Madrid, Spain. It was held in collaboration with ICAO, FAA, EASA, IFALPA, COPAC, SENASA, FSF, IATA, Spanish Ministries of (Public Works - Fomento, Foreign Affairs, Economy - ICEX), the City Council of Madrid - Madrid Convention Bureau, Spanish Civil Aviation Authority, Spanish airport company, United Arab Emirates General Civil Aviation Authority (UAE GCAA) among many others. What is GHAC? This global conference aims to create dialogue amongst aviation industry stakeholders on the importance of humanitarian air operations. Furthermore, the conference topics took a closer look on existing and globally accepted aviation safety standards and identified aviation safety concerns not just for the benefit…
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ECAC Workshop: Assistance to Victims of Air Accidents and their Families

ECAC Workshop: Assistance to Victims of Air Accidents and their Families

Activity
ACVFFI representatives, Mrs. Vera and Mr. Hamid, attended ECAC Workshop on Assistance to Victims of Air Accidents and their Families held in Malaga (Spain) from 9 to 10 June 2016. ECAC - European Civil Aviation Conference Founded in 1955 as an intergovernmental organisation, the European Civil Aviation Conference seeks to harmonise civil aviation policies and practices amongst its Member States and, at the same time, promote understanding on policy matters between its Member States and other parts of the world. ECAC's mission is the promotion of the continued development of a safe, efficient and sustainable European air transport system. Background.  ECAC Symposium: Assistance to Victims of  Aviation Accidents and their Families. Tallinn (Estonia) from 17 to 18 October 2000 The first time that ECAC held a Symposium on Assistance to Victims of Aircraft Accidents…
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Foundation Day – 21th JULY 2015

Foundation Day – 21th JULY 2015

Activity
Air Crash Victims’ Families’ Federation International(ACVFFI) non- government organization non-profit, was established in Madrid in July 21, 2015. It was an initiative of three Founder Members; AirBlues Crash Affectees Association (ACAA), from Pakistan, Hinterbliebene der Opfer des Flugzeugabsturzes AF447 (HIOP AF447), from Germany, and Association of Affected of Flight JK5022(AVJK5022), from Spain. The purpose of ACVFFI is any air crash victims association in the world may become a member in order to defence victims and families. Working under message “VICTIMS HELPING VICTIMS”, it may contribute in development of regulations on assistance on air crash victims. Also contributing to improve safety and passenger rights. ACVFFI bears the responsibility of giving answers to people who suffers an air disaster and ensuring that progress of air transport system has more human vision and…
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