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Aeronautical Information Services

The Aeronautical Information Services ensure the flow of information necessary for the safety, regularity and efficiency of international air navigation. The manner in which aeronautical information is gathered and managed is governed by Annex 15 to the Convention on International Civil Aviation (ICAO Annex 15), which defines how Aeronautical Information Services shall receive and/or originate, collate or assemble, edit, format, publish/store and distribute specified aeronautical information/data. The goal is to satisfy the need for uniformity and consistency in the provision of aeronautical information/data that is required for operational use by international civil aviation. ICAO Annex 15 specifies that aeronautical information should be published as an integrated aeronautical information package (IAIP), composed of the following elements The Aeronautical Information Publication (AIP), including amendment services, Aeronautical Information Circulars (AIC), NOTAM (Notice to Airmen) and Pre-flight Information Bulletins (PIB). Each element is used to distribute specific types of aeronautical information.

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