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A United Nations specialized agency, the International Civil Aviation Organization

(ICAO) oversees and encourages the development of international civil aviation.


ICAO is the largest and most important organization involved with aviation safety,
and its technical standards, legal regulations, and operating procedures have been
essential in the development of international commercial aviation. In the first history
of this important UN body, David MacKenzie touches on issues ranging from the
Cold War to economic regulation and development assistance. With the rise of
aviation terrorism, MacKenzie demonstrates that ICAO has assumed a leading role in
the struggle to secure civil aviati
A United Nations specialized agency, the International Civil Aviation Organization
(ICAO) oversees and encourages the development of international civil aviation.
ICAO is the largest and most important organization involved with aviation safety,
and its technical standards, legal regulations, and operating procedures have been
essential in the development of international commercial aviation. In the first history
of this important UN body, David MacKenzie touches on issues ranging from the
Cold War to economic regulation and development assistance. With the rise of
aviation terrorism, MacKenzie demonstrates that ICAO has assumed a leading role in
the struggle to secure civil aviati