CIRCULAR DEVELOPMENT OF lNTEANATlONAl AIR PASSENGER TRAVEL MIDDLE EAST Prepaxad by the Secretariat and issued under the direction of the Council of ICAO CIVIL AVIATION -I ORGANIZATION MONTREAL CANAD4
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2. Matters listed by the Aasembly as requiring consideration in these studies were a the relative importance of air tourist traffic to the economies of States, and the economic environment for air tourist travel b the relationship of increased travel to scheduled and non-scheduled carriers engaged in the transportation of international air traffic in terms of i capacity, schedules and traffic flow ii fares and costs and iii anticipated technological developments and c any significant problems or obstacles which ma be hindering the 6/ development of international air tourist travel. , 3. The Assembly also indicated that, in carrying out these studies, Con- tracting State s, IATA, and other international organizations should be consulted as appropriate, and that copies of the completed studiesnshould be forwarded to these entities for consideration and action. Objectives and scope 4. The primary objective of this Study is accordingly to assist the States of the Middle East region by determining measures to accelerate the growth of air passenger travel between their territories and between the Middle East and other regions. Because of the dependence of such accelerated growth on the development of tourism, the secondary objective is to explore measures to faster the growth of air tourism. In considering the requirements of air transport and those of the tourist industry, due regard is paid to the terms of ICAO's Convention which states that the role of the Organization is "to foster the planning and development of international air transport so as to . . . meet the needs e peoples of the woxld for safe, regular, efficient and economical air transport , , - .. . 6/ One serious .abstacle to the development of air travel for a number of States in - the Middle East region- -the present political situation--, baing beyond the scope of this Study, cannot be considered in detail, but is referred to where appropriate. 7/ Convention on International Civil Aviation, Article 44. -