International Civil Aviation Organization. The International Aviation Organization of Governments, ICAO is an agency of the United Nations . It was organized to insure orderly worldwide technical development of civil aviation.
International Civil Aviation Organization. Formed under the 1944 Convention on International Civil Aviation, with aims and objectives "to develop the principles and techniques of international air navigation and to foster the planning and development of international air transport." The Convention established certain principles and arrangements in order that international civil aviation may be developed in a safe and orderly manner and that international air transport services may be established on the basis of equality of opportunity and operated soundly and economically. Canada is a member.
International Civil Aviation Organization, the sponsoring body for the World Area Forecast System and associated facilities in which the Met Office provides one of two World Area Forecast Centres ('WAFC London').
A specialized agency of the United Nations headquartered in Montreal. It promotes general development of civil aviation such as aircraft design and operation, safety procedures, and contractual agreements.