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New ICAO publication (AN 9)

Annex 9 — Facilitation. Sixteenth Edition, 2022.

Annex 9 contains Standards and Recommended Practices, and related definitions and appendices concerning the facilitation of international air transport.

They are the outcome of Article 37 of the Convention on International Civil Aviation which requires ICAO to adopt international Standards and Recommended Practices dealing with, inter alia, customs and immigration procedures and such other matters concerned with the safety, regularity and efficiency of air navigation.

Amendment 29 (16th Edition)

Source: The Twelfth meeting of the Facilitation Panel (FALP/12), 2021

Subjects: This amendment incorporates new/revised provisions related, inter alia, to: public health emergencies; security of travel and health proof documents; relief and repatriation flights; air transport facilitation of persons with disabilities; assistance to aircraft accident victims and their families; trafficking in persons; and Passenger Name Record (PNR) data.

Adopted 9 March 2022

Effective 18 July 2022

Applicable 18 November 2022


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