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Officers conducting an accident investigation involving a Cessna 336

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Officers overseeing an emergency drill at Hewanorra International Airport

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Category One Ceremony

Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves officially accepts the Category One certificate from US Ambassador to Barbados & the OECS, Mary Kramer

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15th February 2024

Invitation and Save the Date – 25 & 26 April 2024

1st Aviation Industry Seminar ECCAA/DGAC

The Director General, Mr. Anthony Whittier, Eastern Caribbean Civil Aviation Authority (ECCAA) and the Civil Aviation Director, Mr. Yves Tatibouëtr, French West Indies and French Guyana, hosts the 1st Aviation Industry Seminar to be held at the Sir John E. St. Luce Conference Centre in St. John’s Antigua and Barbuda.

 

The objectives of this for this first-time event is to promote knowledge sharing and collaboration in the regional aviation sector. We encourage early registration and active participation for this two (2) day event.

 

The areas of focus are Aerodromes and Ground Aids, Air Navigation Services and Aviation Accident and Incident Investigations. The detailed agenda will be communicated by next week as the Specialist and Experts confirm availability.

 

Venue: Sir John St. Luce Conference Center, St Johns, Antigua and Barbuda

Dates: Thursday April 25th and Friday April 26th 2024

 

Registration link:

https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=SAIbc0YRdEOxc53FE-6Eol40yfSI09tBtQxLm7awv31UMFMxRlFGNzdTWEtEOUZTT09CVjdEMjA5TS4u

Your presence and that of your representatives is anticipated for a successful Seminar.

 

 

 
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DSAC & ECCAA Cooperation

 

 

 

On Wednesday 28th February 2024, members of the ECCAA Flight Safety Division teamed up with SAFA Inspectors from the DGAC to carry out a joint Ramp Inspection at the V. C. Bird International Airport (Ramp Inspections are inspections of operational aircraft on the ramp).

This exchange is one of the many collaborative activities planned between the two organizations.

 

 

 

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ECCAA Headquarts

 

ECCAA Headquarters Relocates

Attention all visitors and stakeholders,

Please be advised that the ECCAA Headquarters located on Factory Road and Nugent Avenue is presently closed. Kindly be informed that our Headquarters is in the process of relocating to the former premises of the Sun Printing and Publishing, located at No. 15 Pavilion Drive, Coolidge, St. John's, Antigua.

 

For enquiries please contact the following persons Monday to Friday between the hours of 8:30 am and 4:30 pm

General Enquiries - Mrs Tamar Anthony 1-268-4643401

Accounts - Mr Craig Walter  1-268-7643476

Flight Safety - Mr Winston Yearwood 1-268-7265831

Communications Navigation and Surveillence - Mr Trevor Davis 1-268-7645771

Human resources - Ms Sharmaine Poyotte 1-268-4643320

 

Inperson Meetings and Exams by appointment ONLY.


 
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Dangerous Goods Guidance for Passengers

DANGEROUS GOODS

Dangerous goods are articles or substances which are capable of posing a risk to health, safety, property or the environment when transported by air.

EXAMPLES OF SOME DANGEROUS GOODS

  • aerosols
  • battery powered items
  • bleaches and other cleaning products
  • camping stoves with liquid fuel or compressed gas
  • car and machinery parts
  • hand sanitiser
  • items that hold petrol
  • fireworks and sparklers
  • matches and cigarette lighters
  • pesticides
  • perfumes
  • spare batteries
  • toiletries

If you are a passenger on a flight, you must know what you can bring on board in your checked or carry-on luggage.


Liquids, Aerosols, Gels and Powders

Security regulations limit the amount of liquids aerosols and gels permitted in carry-on baggage.

The current restrictions for liquids, aerosols, and gels from ICAO and in effect in most countries are that they must be in containers with a maximum capacity of 100ml or equivalent, placed in a transparent resealable plastic bag with a maximum capacity of 1-litre.

At screening, these plastic bags should be presented apart from other carry-on items.

Medications, baby milk/foods, special dietary requirements are exempt from these capacity restrictions.

Some airports also require additional screening of powders in quantities greater than 355ml/12 ounces.

Sharp Objects

All knives, sharp objects or cutting implements of any kind and of any length, whether of metal or other material, and some sporting goods must be packed in checked baggage. They cannot be carried in the cabin baggage nor on your person.

Portable Electronic Devices

We recommend that you keep all your Portable Electronic Devices with you in carry-on baggage. Laptops, tablets and mobile phones may need to be presented separately at Security Checkpoints for additional screening.

If you are traveling with spare batteries, electronic cigarettes/vapes or back-up power supply (power banks), these must always be carried in carry-on baggage and not checked baggage. Any spare batteries must be individually wrapped to prevent short circuit.

Lithium batteries

A lithium battery can be carried by air depending on its configuration and Watt-hour rating (for rechargeable) or lithium content (for non-rechargeable). In addition, spare batteries shall not be placed in checked baggage.

Medical Supplies

If you require the use of medical syringes in flight, such as for insulin, you need documented proof of the medical need and ensure that the material is professionally packed and labeled. If it is not, the medication is likely to be removed at security screening.

What Not To Pack In Checked Baggage

We recommend that all Portable Electronic Devices https://www.iata.org/en/programs/ops-infra/baggage/ped/ are placed in your carry-on baggage, but if you need to place them in your checked baggage, you must make sure that they are fully switched off and not in sleep or hibernate mode.

Electronic cigarettes/vapes, spare batteries and portable power supplies (power banks) must not be packed in your checked baggage.

Some items such as gas canisters, lighters, fireworks, bleaches etc. cannot be carried in checked baggage. If you are concerned that something that you wish to pack may not be allowed, check with your airline. Items that are considered to be too dangerous for checked baggage will be removed and probably not returned to you.

Keeping Your Carry-on Baggage Secure

When travelling with dangerous goods in your carry-on baggage, do not leave your baggage unattended while in or around the airport terminals.


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Tribute to Captain Paul Delisle

 

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Captain Paul Delisle joined the Directorate of Civil Aviation now the Eastern Caribbean Civil Aviation Authority (ECCAA) in   September 2000. Captain Delisle joined as a Flight Operations Inspector and worked his way up to Senior Flight Operations   Inspector overseeing the Flight Operations Section of the Flight Safety Division. This position he held up until his retirement on the 31 st of April 2022.

 

During his tenure Captain Delisle played a major part in the Flight Safety Division representing the ECCAA at many forums   such as ICAO, FAA, EASA, IATA and the list goes on and on. His contributions too numerous to mention will always be   remembered by all with whom he worked or interacted. The most memorable activity he participated in was the one where   he was instrumental in the Flight Operations Section’s preparation towards ECCAA upgraded to category one status in 2006.

It is with a heavy heart all the staff at ECCAA wish Captain Delisle a happy retirement and all the best in times to come. He will surely be missed by all.

 

 

 

 

Tribute to our Colleagues

Gregory McAlpin - Director of Flight Safety
Gregory McAlpin
Greg always had a smile, and an answer to any question.

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