Introduction to ICSCC (Foreign Airlines Service Center of CAAC)
Based on the predecessor - the Translation Office of Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) established in 1989, the International Cooperation and Service Center of CAAC (ICSCC) was founded and registered in 1996 as a public institution directly under CAAC approved by the State Commission Office for Public Sector Reform.
Foreign Airlines Service Center of CAAC, founded in 1996, is the parent entity of Beijing Foreign Airlines Service Corporation, and is a public institution directly under CAAC approved by the State Commission Office for Public Sector Reform.
In December 2011, ICSCC and Foreign Airlines Service Center were integrated to operate together under the name of International Cooperation and Service Center of CAAC (Foreign Airlines Service Center of CAAC). As an associate department level entity, ICSCC is a public institution directly under CAAC.
Major Functions of ICSCC:
Entrusted to carry out civil aviation international exchanges and cooperation; serving as the secretariat for civil aviation international cooperation platforms between China and Central Asia, United States and Europe; entrusted to carry out cooperation with international organizations such as ICAO;
Commissioned by CAAC and ICAO to provide translation and interpretation services;
Providing support and information services for the guidance, oversight and inspection of foreign, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan airlines by CAAC, and providing foreign airlines with support and information services;
Entrusted by CAAC to go through application procedures for foreign airlines and airlines from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan to set up, extend, and modify representative offices in China, and to provide relevant consultation services;
Handling application procedures for small charter flights operation and providing consultation services for foreign, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan airlines;
Going through procedures of putting on record the names of Chinese crew members employed by foreign airlines, as well as China’s Mainland crew members employed by Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan airlines;
Going through the procedures of entry visa invitation for foreigners invited by CAAC;
In charge of the application services and management of Passport, Visa (endorsement), Exit-Entry Permit for Travels to Hong Kong and Macao for personnel in the civil aviation industry on official business, and responsible for the usage, management and maintenance of the Passport and Visa Management System;
Commissioned to undertake education and training for employees of foreign airlines in China, and employees of Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan airlines in Chinese Mainland as well as dispatched civil aviation labor service personnel; undertaking foreign-related civil aviation training programs;
Undertaking consulting and research projects commissioned by relevant entities;
Organizing or hosting foreign-related civil aviation conventions and exhibitions both at home and abroad;
Promoting ICAO publications in China; undertaking the editing and publishing of foreign-related publications of civil aviation; and Undertaking other work commissioned by CAAC.