An Interactive Meeting with UK CAA

17th July 2018. Head of International Development, UK CAA Mr. Mattijs Smith and Mr. Liam Byrne who is a Senior Manager International Development at UK CAA paid a Visit to CASSOA offices in Entebbe Uganda. The two were received by Ag. Executive Director Mr. Emile Arao and members of staff present. (more…)


Notice of the 43rd EAC-CASSOA Board Meeting

10th July, 2018. Notice is hereby given of the Forty-Third East African Community Civil Aviation Safety and Security Oversight Agency (EAC-CASSOA) Board Meeting to be held on Thursday, 9th and Friday, 10th August 2018 in Entebbe, Uganda.




Inter – RECs Meeting (SBAS Module)

20th June, 2018. An inter – RECs meeting on the review and validation of the economic impact assessment studies in view of the creation of Eastern Africa SBAS Module concluded in Dakar, Senegal.

The meeting was organized as a follow up of the first meeting held in Kampala from 17th to 20th April 2018 where the recommendations were adopted in view of further improvement of validated documents especially on the economic studies where data was missing both on Aviation and Non-Aviation. The meeting was organized as a sub committee of the Task Force agreed during the Kampala Meeting (more…)


New Passenger on board Flight EAC CASSOA

11th June ,2018. EAC CASSOA received a member of Staff under the department of Aviation Security. Ag. Executive Director Mr Emile Arao gave a brief Introduction of EAC CASSOA were the emphasis was on the Four Core values of CASSOA. Mr Philbert Bakilana will be the new Principal Aviation Security Officer in Charge of Aviation Security Department. (more…)


Dangerous Goods and Radio Active Substances Training

28th May, 2018. EAC CASSOA in partnership with Airbus has organized a 6 days Training on Dangerous Goods cat 6 + Radio Active substances. The training is coordinated by Manager Air Operations Capt. Immaculate Apolot on behalf of EAC CASSOA. The AIRBUS sponsored course is being delivered by BUREAU VERITAS as per IATA category 6/7 training syllabus.  Fifteen (15) Inspectors of the Civil Aviation Authorities of Partner States, which include Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Republic of South Sudan, United Republic of Tanzania and Uganda are expected to participate in the ongoing Training. (more…)


ICAO Regional Safety Management Symposium and Workshop

28th May, 2018. The members of EAC CASSOA board attended the ICAO Regional Safety Management Symposium and Workshop in Kigali, Rwanda. The Journey to Achieving Effective Safety Management was the theme of this Symposium & workshop, it involved two African regions i.e Eastern and Southern African region and the Western and Central African Region. The Symposium was hosted by Civil Aviation Authority of Rwanda and the main objectives of the Symposium were to;


CASSOA Hosts EAC Internal Auditor’s Retreat

21st May, 2018. Internal Auditors from EAC Institutions are meeting in CASSOA Headquarters located in Circular Road Entebbe Plot number 41/43. The 2018 Joint Internal Audit Planning Retreat will take place between 21st and 25th of May 2018.  Flight Operations Manager, Capt. Immaculate Apolot received the delegation and welcomed them to EAC CASSOA on behalf of the Executive Director. At CASSOA we are Glad to host the exercise and we wish the Delegates a fruitful deliberation.



Secretary General visits CASSOA

19th May, 2018. EAC CASSOA was Honored by the visit of Ambassador Liberat Mfumukeko, the Secretary General of the East African Community. This was the First phase of his visit to EAC Institutions located in Kenya and Uganda. The Acting Executive Director Mr Emile Nguza Arao and Staff members present received the Secretary General. Mr Arao introduced staff members  and also gave a presentation on operations of the Agency together with challenges and opportunities EAC CASSOA is facing as a Regional Safety Oversight Organization. (more…)