Civil aviation body in GAP analysis meeting

Rwanda’s Civil Aviation Authority (RCAA) is set to attend a meeting on GAP analysis in Kampala, Uganda, this was revealed by the Director General of Rwanda Civil Aviation Authority, Richard Masozera.

Rwanda’s Civil Aviation Authority (RCAA) is set to attend a meeting on GAP analysis in Kampala, Uganda, this was revealed by the Director General of Rwanda Civil Aviation Authority, Richard Masozera.

According to Masozera, the meeting which started yesterday will go on up to August’s and it will be focusing on issues especially technical and human resources of Civil Aviation Authorities of the five member states that make up the East African Community (EAC).

GAP analysis is an assessment tool to help identify differences between information systems or applications. A gap is sometimes called “the space between where we are and where we want to be.”

The analysis helps bridge that space by highlighting which requirements are being met and which are not.

Masozera said that, “The meeting was called to analyze how far the situation is after the study done by EA member States through the report that was called GAP analysis,” he explained.

Masozera also said that the meeting will be focusing on bridging the gap between the member states and finding solutions on technical issues that CAA are facing with in all the East African members.   

He also added that the meeting is hosted on a rotational basis among the five member states. The last meeting was held in Tanzania.

Apart from the EA meeting, Uganda will also be hosting over 200 guests at this year’s global civil aviation meeting that will be held at the Imperial Royal Hotel in Kampala.

The Director General of CAA also said that RCAA will be represented at the meeting and that this first meeting is to analyses the status before the global meeting begins.

The meeting will bring together industry experts under the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) and the African Civil Aviation Commission (AFCAC) to deliberate on financial issues affecting African airports, air navigation and passengers.

Among the topics of discussion will be the impact of user charges on airline operating costs, charges formulae used in African States, comparison of airport and air navigation charges. The meeting will be held from August 17 to 19.

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