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International Civil Aviation Day

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When is International Civil Aviation Day? This holiday is always observed on December 7

International Civil Aviation Day promotes awareness of the importance of international civil aviation. This December 7 holiday was created to promote and bring awareness to the importance of civil aviation for social and economic development around the world. It is also intended to promote the safety and efficiency of air transportation.

Civil air transportation is an important part of a country’s infrastructure and transportation system. Take today to appreciate the civil air system in our country.

Did You Know? There is a pilot shortage in the United States. There are fewer pilots today than in 1990.

How to Celebrate International Civil Aviation Day

  • Learn about the history of Civil Aviation.
  • Learn to fly. Follow your dream. Sign up to take a course in flying. 
  • Take a ride in a small airplane.

Today's Quote

“I don’t make jokes. I just watch the government and report the facts.” – – Will Rogers

History and Origin of International Civil Aviation Day

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) was created  on December 7, 1944. In 1994, ICAO celebrated the first International Civil Aviation Day, in recognition of the organization’s 50th anniversary.  In 1996, The United Nations General Assembly passed a resolution recognizing December 7th as International Civil Aviation Day.

More December 7 Holidays

Here are more December 7 holidays and events we’re sure you will enjoy:

Letter Writing Day

National Cotton Candy Day – would you like some fairy floss?

Pearl Harbor Day

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Recipe of the Day: May we suggest: Traditional Homemade Pumpkin Pie

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