Assad Kotaite

March 6, 2014 - 2:10pm

Dr. Assad Kotaite, the former council president to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), died on February 27 at age 89. Kotaite joined ICAO in 1953 as a member of the legal committee and served as Lebanon’s council representative from 1956 to 1962 and from 1965 to mid-1970. After serving as secretary general of ICAO for six years, Kotaite was named president of the Council of ICAO in August 1976. He served in that role until his retirement on July 31, 2006, after 53 years of service to the organization.

January 8, 2007 - 11:17am

Several leadership changes, including two U.S. appointments, have recently been made at the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), the Montreal-based group that provides recommendations and standards intended to be followed by its 189 member countries. Assad Kotaite, who will retire on July 31 after nearly 30 years as ICAO Council president, will be replaced by Kobeh González, who has served as ICAO representative of Mexico.

September 25, 2006 - 5:24am

Several leadership changes, including two U.S. appointments, have recently been made at the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), the Montreal-based group that provides recommendations and standards intended to be followed by its 189 member countries.

 
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