On November 26, 2020, based on the results of two major videoconferences held by the Interstate Council/IAC within the framework of the ICAO-IAC Project “Priorities of Activities and Civil Aviation Supporting Measures during overcoming the Pandemic and after It” ICAO President Salvatore Shaccitano, sent a letter to the President of the Interstate Aviation Council, Chairperson of IAC T.Anodina expressing "sincere gratitude to the IAC for coordinating the efforts to accomplish the common for the aviation industry task - the rehabilitation of air traffic around the world.". The ICAO President has noted that “cooperation in this area is welcomed and encouraged by the ICAO Aviation Rehabilitation Task Force (CART) as an essential condition for the adoption of globally and regionally harmonized and mutually recognized measures to restore global ties, build passenger confidence and demonstrate socially -economic advantages of aviation ".
ICAO President paid attention to the Task Force's recent High-Level Title Document and the Second Edition of the Air Transport Operations during the Covid-19 Public Health Crisis Improving Guide (TOGD). The proposals developed within the framework of the ICAO-IAC Project have been considered.
S. Shakkitano especially noted "fruitful cooperation within the framework of the ICAO-IAC Project, greatly contributing to the unification of efforts and joint services of international civil aviation and ensuring its safe and orderly development."
Following the results of the videoconferences ICAO Secretary General Dr. Fan Liu, addressing the President of the Interstate Council, the Chairperson of IAC Dr. T. Anodina, praised and highlighted the particular importance of “the close cooperation and interaction that exists between ICAO and the IAC and especially those positive results, which have already been achieved”.
She has noted that “we highly appreciate the work of the Interstate Council and the IAC, especially in connection with the ongoing pandemic” and expressed her confidence that “these successful joint efforts will continue further steady development for the benefit of international civil aviation”.