Brazilian Days 341
Dia Internacional da Aviação Civil
(International Civil Aviation Day). The day was stablished in 1994 by ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organization) by the UN General Assembly (Resolution A29-1), in order to mark the 50th anniversary of the organization, created on 7 December 1944. In 1996, the General Assembly recognized this day as an official UN day. The purpose of the global celebration is to generate and reinforce worldwide awareness of the importance of international civil aviation in the social and economic development of States, and of the role of ICAO in promoting the safety, efficiency and regularity of international air transport. Every day 93,000 flights are starting from approx. 9,000 airports. At all times there are between 8,000 and 13,000 airplanes in the air.
Theme for 2012 was:
Aviation: Your Reliable Connection to the World
|airtraffic volume for 24 hour period
||All the Airlines of the World
Death of dramaturg Martins Pena
Change of the Brazilian capital to Planalto Central was proposed to Constituinte
The proposal was an initiative of general Cristovão Barcelos.
Inclusion of Brasília on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Commercial ships from all nations were allowed to navigate on the Amazon River and its side rivers, and on the São Francisco River.
First successful heart-lung transplantation realized in São Paulo.
By Adriano Antoine Robbesom © 2007, 2015