New URL for the Services for Aviation Moodle portal

6 February, 2020

With immediate effect, the URL of the Services for Aviation Moodle portal has been changed from to


WMO publishes Guidelines on Emerging Data Issues

6 January, 2020

WMO has recently published Guidelines on Emerging Data Issues (WMO-No. 1239). These Guidelines are the result of a request made at the seventeenth World Meteorological Congress (Cg-17) to provide clarity and guidance for Members in navigating the rapidly changing world of data and data technologies, and especially to provide some insight regarding trends and emerging challenges in data and their use.


Ms Gaborekwe Khambule receives national award

16 December, 2019

Ms Gaborekwe Khambule of the South African Weather Service and co-lead of the WMO Commission for Aeronautical Meteorology (CAeM) Expert Team on Education, Training and Competency (ET-ETC) has recently received an Aviation Professional Award from the South African Civil Aviation Authority for her contribution to aviation in the Republic of South Africa, in the African region and beyond. 


CAeM Newsletter Issue 2/2019 is now available

10 December, 2019

CAeM Newsletter Issue 2/2019 is now available. Click here.


WMO publishes Compendium of Competency Frameworks

11 November, 2019

WMO has today published a Compendium of Competency Frameworks. The purpose of the Compendium is to provide WMO Members and their service providers with easy access to all the WMO competency frameworks that have been implemented since the first frameworks for aeronautical meteorological personnel were put in place in 2013 . The Compendium is available via the WMO e-Library here.


Space weather information service for international civil aviation becomes operational

7 November, 2019

Earlier today a space weather information service for international civil aviation became operational. The launch of the operational service is the culmination of many years of work by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), World Meteorological Organization (WMO), their Members, service providers, partner international organisations and other agencies. 

IWXXM 3.0.0 released for operational use

7 November, 2019

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has, today, released version 3.0.0 of the ICAO Meteorological Information Exchange Model (IWXXM) for operational use. IWXXM 3.0.0 enables the delivery of meteorological services for international civil aviation in accordance with Amendment 79 to ICAO Annex 3/WMO-No. 49, Volume II. 

The latest IWXXM schema is available at URL:



WMO Guide to Competency now available in all official languages

16 October, 2019

Following-on from the 2018 publication in English and French of WMO-No. 1205, Guide to Cometency, WMO has now published the other official languages - specifically Arabic, Chinese, Russian and Spanish.


WMO publishes long-term plan for aeronautical meteorology

22 July, 2019

Further to previous announcements and following endorsement by the World Meteorological Congress in June 2019, WMO has now published a long-term plan for aeronautical meteorology.


WMO publishes outcomes of the 2019 CAeM Global Survey Sensitivity Analysis of Future Aeronautical Meteorological Service Delivery to Aviation

10 July, 2019

WMO has published AeM SERIES No. 4 - Outcomes of the 2019 CAeM Global Survey Sensitivity Analysis of Future Meteorological Service to Aviation