The Annual CASSOA Symposium

The CASSOA Symposium was first held in October 2009 in Arusha, Tanzania in commemoration of the tenth anniversary of the revived East African Community. The second Symposium took place in Entebbe, Uganda in May 2013 where it was resolved that it becomes an annual event. The third CASSOA Symposium is slated for Kigali, Rwanda in May 2014.

The Symposium provides a platform for aviation stakeholders in the region to examine the role of the aviation sector in deepening EAC integration and in this regard brings together aviation sector regulators, air transport




Welcome to CASSOA

The East African Community Civil Aviation Safety and Security Oversight Agency (EAC CASSOA) was established and commenced operations on 1st June 2007, as an autonomous self-accounting body of the East African Community following the signing of the Protocol for the Establishment of CASSOA by the three founder Partner States on 18th April 2007.

The Agency, which is headquartered in Entebbe, Uganda, was formally established on 18th June 2007 during the 5th Extraordinary Summit of EAC Heads of State held in Kampala Uganda.

Mandate of the Agency

The Agency derives its mandate from Article