International Civil Aviation Organization - ICAO

International Civil Aviation Organization - ICAO

June 15, 2012 07:00 ET

Media Advisory/REMINDER: Flightpath to A Sustainable Future

ICAO's Rio + 20 Global Initiative

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - June 15, 2012) - As part of a global initiative to promote the sustainability of air transport, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), in cooperation with the aviation industry, have arranged for the first time ever a series of connecting flights powered by sustainable alternative fuels which will bring ICAO Secretary General, Mr. Raymond Benjamin, from Montréal to Rio de Janeiro for the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development to be held from 20 to 22 June 2012.

A press briefing will be held at the boarding gate before take-off of the inaugural flight.

WHEN: 18 June 2012 at 9:30 am
WHERE: Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport
Departure level, Door 1, Information Kiosk
975 Roméo-Vachon Blvd. North
Dorval, QC
WHO: Raymond Benjamin, ICAO Secretary General
James C. Cherry, CEO Aéroports de Montréal
Robert Cordes, Executive Vice President and COO, Porter
Hélène V. Gagnon, Vice-President, Public Affairs, Communications and Corporate Social Responsibility, Bombardier Aerospace
Angela Gittens, Director General, Airports Council International (for ATAG)

Media representatives who wish to take part in the event must confirm their attendance by 15 June. They must also present an official photo identification card (driver's licence, health or medical card, passport) on the day.

RSVP: Before 15 June, (514) 394-7304, AÉROPORTS DE MONTRÉAL

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