CAMA Organizes Honoring Ceremony on the Occasion of International Labor Day

The Civil Aviation and Meteorology Authority (CAMA) and its Sectors organized on 3rd of May 2023 an honoring ceremony on the occasion of International Labor Day.

At the ceremony, the Minister of Transport- Abdulwahab Yahya Al-Durra praised the efforts of the leaders and workers of the ministry, its authorities and corporations, engineers and technicians in the Civil Aviation Authority and its sectors, and their role in continuing work and technical operational readiness under the continuous bombardment of the aggression, especially at Sana'a International Airport.

He also stressed that the professional and technical workers in the transport sectors thwarted the plans of the aggression to paralyze air, sea and land transport, indicating that the aggression coalition targeted the transport sectors due to its realization of its importance in providing humanitarian services.

He pointed to the importance of reviving the International Workers' Day because of the connotations it bears in highlighting the militant role of the workers and their steadfastness during the past eight years, despite the aggression targeting all the life and infrastructure of the Yemeni people.

The Minister also urged to make more efforts and double the work during the next stage in construction and reconstruction of what was destroyed by the aggression in the different transport facilities and sectors, and to re-operate the airports of Taiz, Hodeidah and Sa'ada.

He called for the opening of Sana'a International Airport to all the civil flights and to multiple the destinations through Yemeni, Arab and international airlines as it was before the aggression, considering that it is a right of the Yemeni people and not a favor or grant from anyone.

The Minister of Transport also indicated that international shipping lines have resumed their activity and work through Hodeidah seaport, pointing to the need for international airlines to resume their work through Sana'a International Airport to reduce burdens on the Yemenis, provide alternatives and competition between companies, and reduce traveler costs.

In turn, the Deputy Chairman of CAMA- Raed Jabal pointed out to the importance of celebrating the International Labor Day to remind the workers of Yemen and the employees of the Authority and its sectors, of the unparalleled steadfastness and stability in the different sectors.

He said: "We celebrate with the workers of the world, despite the exceptional situation imposed by the aggression since March 26th, 2015. The Yemeni people lived through its suffering that was met with steadfastness, sacrifice, and pride that defeated the tyrant and thwarted his plans."

Jabal also pointed out that the Civil Aviation Authority was able to maintain its technical operational readiness with the help of its technical workers, engineers and professionals who worked and remained steadfast under the bombing.

He added: "We continued to operate the Yemeni airports with supplies and equipment that were destroyed by the aggression coalition and besieged and prevented the entry of any equipment related to civil aviation in accordance with international standards, thanks to the efforts of engineers, technicians and workers in the authority and its sectors."

And he also stressed on the need to redouble the efforts and sharpen determination in the construction, reconstruction and development phase. He said: "We are facing an actual battle that began with re-readiness of the airports, including buildings, runways, navigational and meteorological stations, firefighting equipment, electricity and other equipment to operate airports in a better and modern manner."

Jabal appealed to the international community, organizations and partners in the field of air transport to unconditionally lift the ban on the Yemeni airports and airspace.

While the speech of the honorees was delivered by Lamis Farhan who emphasized on the continuation of work with high morale, expressing her thanks and appreciation to the leadership of the Ministry of Transport and the Civil Aviation and Meteorology Authority for this honor, which will contribute to motivating the workers and raising their level of performance.

During the ceremony, which was attended by the Directors of Sana'a International Airport- Khaled Al-Shayef, the Institute of Civil Aviation and Meteorology- Dr. Naji Al-Sohmi, and the airports sector- Amin Joma'an, a reportage on the achievements of the Civil Aviation and Meteorology Authority was presented.

At the end of the ceremony, a number of engineers and technicians working in the republic's airports and the authority's sectors were honored with certificates of appreciation and symbolic gifts.

Meteorology Sector Organizes Press Conference on the Role of Media in Raising Awareness of Weather Fluctuations.

On 7th of Ramadan 1444 in Sana'a, the meteorological sector of CAMA organized a press conference on forecasts for the rainy season and the role of the media in raising the awareness of weather fluctuations hazards.

Through the organization of the conference, the authority sought to inform the community of the importance of weather and climate change in Yemen, especially the expectations related to the rainy season, and the importance of continuous follow-up by various media, as well as shedding light on the meteorological law that was issued recently.

At the conference, which was attended by the general directors of the meteorological sector, the Deputy Chairman of CAMA- Raed Jabal discussed the importance of the role of the meteorological sector in disseminating alerts and warnings to preserve the safety of citizens and their properties due to the different natural disasters.

He also pointed out that the sector works regularly on 24 hour- basis a day to provide meteorological services, despite the difficult circumstances and conditions that the country is going through.

Jabal praised the role of the media in disseminating the warnings of the National Center of Meteorology, stressing the importance of strengthening its role in raising the level of community awareness in this aspect. He pointed out to the need for the national channels to broadcast weather bulletins due to their importance to the citizen.

He also stated that weather bulletins and alerts are a priority in various countries of the world, stressing the need for full coordination between the different institutions and the meteorological sector before executing any project in order to avoid any obstacles caused by rain, torrential rains and other weather factors.

For his part, the Assistant Deputy Chairman for the Meteorological Sector- Mohammed Hameed explained the importance of creating a partnership with the media to broadcast bulletins and alerts of the National Center in a timely manner, given that the delay in publishing alerts does not work, especially with the emergency conditions of the weather .. also stressing that the main goal of the center is to protect the citizen through what Its issued bulletins about weather and climate change.

He also pointed to the importance of activating the Cabinet Resolution No. 35 of 2009 through coordination between government authorities and the Civil Aviation and Meteorology Authority with regard to the weather forecast, stressing that the recently issued meteorological law aims to regulate weather observation operations and disseminating stations and systems for observations and forecasts.

He said: "The law assigned this responsibility to one party, taking into account not to overlap with the tasks of other parties, and the National Center of Meteorology is the only source of information for the media and society."

After the conference, a number of media professionals were briefed on the workflow of the meteorological sector through devices, equipment and techniques for observing climate and weather changes in scientific and technical ways with high accuracy, and in accordance with international standards.

They also listened from the Center's Director- Khaled Al-Salwi, to an explanation of the center's work, the tasks it performs, and the services it provides through issuing weather forecasts and distributing them to various media channels.

Minister of Transport Inspects Level of Job Discipline in CAMA

The Minister of Transport- Abdulwahab Al-Durra inspected the level of job discipline at the Civil Aviation and Meteorology Authority on the first working day after the Eid Al-Fitr holiday.

During the visit, the Minister of Transport praised the efforts of the cadres of CAMA and its technical readiness to operate Sana'a International Airport, stressing the need to redouble the efforts to keep pace with the requirements of the stage, as well as the rehabilitation plan for Taiz, Hodeidah and Sa'ada airports.

The Minister of Transport also listened to an explanation from the authority's Deputy Chairman- Raed Jabal, about the workflow, the level of discipline, and the authority's plans for the next stage, stressing that the authority is working to develop and update the technical and professional aspects in accordance with the international requirements applied by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).

Civil Aviation Authority | Yemenia's Decision To Suspend Selling Tickets To Sana'a - Amman - Sana'a Multiply Suffering of Yemenis

The Deputy Chairman of CAMA- Raed Jabal said that the leadership of Yemen Airways in Aden has suspended selling tickets to Sana’a, Amman, Sana’a through its offices and travel agents in the Republic of Yemen.

Jabal stressed to the Yemeni News Agency (Saba) that taking such a decision will increase the siege and suffering of Yemeni citizens, hinder their travel abroad, and exacerbate the suffering of the Yemeni people.

He also said: "Thousands of patients will die as a result of this irresponsible decision".

He added, "Making such a decision at this difficult time is a human crime against Yemeni citizens, as it will cause certain death for patients."

He called on Yemen Airways to stay away from political arguments and carry out its duty and serve all citizens of the Republic of Yemen as the national carrier of the Republic of Yemen.

The Deputy Chairman held the Yemen Airways leadership in Aden responsible for all the consequences of this oppressive and illegal decision.

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