Thursday, January 7, 2016
EASA Technical Contract to Boost Civil Aviation in Eastern Europe, Central Asia
[Avionics Today 01-07-2016] The European Commission has awarded EASA a $5.4 million technical contract to support the sustainable development of civil aviation in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Republic of Moldova, Tajikistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan, in line with international and European standards.
EASA will begin implementing the 4-year contract in February 2016. Under the terms of the contract, EASA will provide training; dedicated initiatives on safety management and civil aviation administration management; effectively addressing safety findings raised by ICAO or EASA audits; support for the implementation of existing comprehensive aviation agreements; and support for the harmonization of regulations and working practices with international safety and security standards.