Qatar Courts ICAO To Move from Montreal to Doha

AINsafety » May 6, 2013
May 6, 2013, 1:15 PM

Canadian foreign affairs minister John Baird said he was caught off guard by a recent proposal by the Qatar government inviting the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) to move its headquarters from Montreal to Doha. He said the wealthy Middle East nation is offering a significant amount of money to convince the United Nations’ aviation regulating body to consider the move. No one mentioned the proposal to Baird on a recent visit to Doha before the announcement. ICAO has been based in Montreal since 1946.

FILED UNDER: 
Share this...

Please Register

In order to leave comments you will now need to be a registered user. This change in policy is to protect our site from an increased number of spam comments. Additionally, in the near future you will be able to better manage your AIN subscriptions via this registration system. If you already have an account, click here to log in. Otherwise, click here to register.

 
X