Collaborative Arrangement for the Prevention and Management of Public Health Events in Civil Aviation (CAPSCA)
In light of the recent developments related to the outbreak of the Corona Virus and the desire of the aviation community to have available the most recent information, IBAC is delighted to announce that it has joined the Collaborative Arrangement for the Prevention and Management of Public Health Events in Civil Aviation (CAPSA). This partnership includes ICAO, the World Health Organization, other UN agencies, the US Center for Disease Control, EASA, and several aviation industry associations. It will provide IBAC with the capability to access and distribute the most recent information related to public health issues. More information on CAPSCA can be found at www.capsca.org.
Below you will find recent information published by the World Health Organization and the European Aviation Safety Agency related to COVID-19. IBAC highlights the fact that the situation remains fluid and points to the various guidance materials available on the dedicated CAPSCA website. As new information becomes available IBAC will make these available through the usual channels.
The expertise on how to manage the outbreak resides within the appropriate national and global health authorities. As always, IBAC will remain in close contact and coordination with the International Civil Aviation Organization to be able to have access to this type of information in a timely and trusted way.