WMO Commission to enhance meteorological services for aviation

WMO Commission to enhance meteorological services for aviation

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3 February 2010

Three-quarters of significant air traffic delays in regions with high-traffic density are related to weather, and nearly half of aircraft accidents occur during operations in adverse weather. From 3 to 10 February 2010, some 150 representatives from National Meteorological and Hydrological Services, including aeronautical meteorologists and representatives from aviation organizations, will meet in Hong Kong, China, to discuss planning and operations for air transport based on global standards and accurate weather forecasts and warning.

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