Notice of the 44th EAC-CASSOA Board Meeting

13th November, 2018. Notice is hereby given of the Forty-Fourth East African Community Civil Aviation Safety and Security Oversight Agency (EAC-CASSOA) Board Meeting to be held on Thursday, 15th and Friday, 16th November 2018 in Entebbe, Uganda.



Emile Nguza Arao

EAC Council of Ministers appoints new CASSOA Executive Director

20th October 2018. The 37th Extra Ordinary Meeting of the Council of Ministers held in Arusha via video conference appointed Mr Emile Nguza Arao as the Executive Director of the Agency. Mr Arao was the Deputy Executive Director (Technical)  at EAC CASSOA. (more…)


CAA Inspectors get FAA Surveillance Training

17th October 2018. EAC CASSOA and Federal Aviation Administration organized a seven days Surveillance Training in Entebbe – Uganda. The training was attended by Inspectors from Civil Aviation Authorities in the region. Mr Carlos Agueda and Gary Ask from FAA Academy were the Instructors for this Training. (more…)


Tanzania to receive ICAO Council Presidential Award

Tanzania is among the eight countries which have been recognised to receive the international Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) – Council Presidential award for outstanding performance of the Universal Safety Oversight Audits Programme USOAP took place in 2017, whereby the country performance raised from 37.8 percent of 2013 audit to 64.35 percent (more…)


Meeting to review and amend aircraft accident and incident investigation regulations concludes in Entebbe

31st August 2017. The meeting of the Joint Draft Persons, Safety Management, Aircraft Accident Investigation and Legal Experts was held to review stakeholder’s comments and finalise amendments to the EAC Model Civil Aviation (Safety Management) Regulations and EAC Model Civil Aviation (Aircraft Accident and Incident Investigation) Regulations. (more…)


EAC UFIR Project Team, AN Regulators, Drafters and Legal Experts Meet in CASSOA HQ.

20th August 2018. A joint EAC working group meeting to review the Manual of air navigation services operations (Air Traffic Management and Communication, Navigation and Surveillance) in order to incorporate EAC UFIR seamless operation took place in Entebbe, Uganda. The meeting was attended by EAC UFIR (Upper Flight Information Region) Project team, Air Navigation Regulators, Draftspersons and Legal experts. (more…)


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…)


Project Loon – Aviation Powered Internet

26th June 2018. Project Loon Briefing workshop kicked off in Nairobi Kenya at Ole Sereni Hotel. Google Inc’s ‘’Project Loon’’ aims to employ unmanned free balloons at high altitude to provide trans-global internet access. (more…)


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…)


EAC Examination Experts Meeting

11th June ,2018. A meeting of EAC Examinations Pool of Experts is on going at EAC CASSOA offices from 11th to 15th June, 2018. The meeting is expected to do the following in the next four days; (more…)