API magazine
April 17, 2020
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Together, they account for 76.64% of current international scheduled flights. Benin’s CORSIA announcement comes as Covid-19 restrictions on global mobility continue to reduce air traffic demand. ICAO is closely following the Covid-19 impacts currently being seen, and the CORSIA design elements already include the possibility for reviews, safeguards and, if deemed necessary, adjustments to the scheme. ICAO’s 36-state governing council has already included an agenda item on this subject for its upcoming 220th session, ensuring discussions will take place on possible solutions to assure that the overall integrity and objectives of the CORSIA programme aren’t diminished as a result of the Covid-19 traffic impacts.