From inception, BAGASOO was technically, administratively and financially managed by ICAO through African member State’s contributions. BAGASOO became autonomous from ICAO management on 1st January 2007.

  • Coordinating civil aviation matters in Africa and cooperating with ICAO and all other relevant organizations and other bodies which are involved in the promotion and development of civil aviation.
  • Facilitating, coordinating and ensuring the successful implementation of the Yamoussoukro Decision by supervising and managing Africa`s liberalized air transport industry.
  • Formulating and enforcing appropriate rules and regulations that give fair and equal opportunity to all stakeholders and promote fair competition.
  • Promoting understanding on policy matters between its Member States and States in other parts of the world.
  • Fostering inter alia, the implementation of ICAO Standards and recommended Practices for the safety, security, environmental protection and regulatory of the aviation sector.
  • Ensuring adherence to and implementation of Decisions of the Executive Council and Assembly.