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European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) - Articles and news items

Task force created to as assess the risk of collision between drones and aircraft

Airport news  •  5 May 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has announced it will establish a task force to assess the risk of collision between drones and aircraft.

Cooperation leads to EU-China Aviation Partnership Project

Airport news  •  25 February 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

A technical agreement between the EU and China has established a 5-year, €10 million EU-China Aviation Partnership Project.

Airfield lighting: A regulatory approach

Issue 1 2016  •  26 January 2016  •  Gernot Kessler, Deputy Head of the ATM/ANS and Aerodrome Department at the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA)

Today’s regulatory environment for systems such as airfield lighting is incomplete and varies widely across European Member States. In result, disadvantages emerge both for the manufacturing industry, as well as for the airfield operators. These lead in particular to market restrictions, additional burden and also clarity and liability issues. A carefully measured, wellbalanced future approach, in harmonising requirements at European level, could offer major profits to industry and facilitate the airfield lighting system market within, and also beyond, Europe. Gernot Kessler, Deputy Head of the ATM/ANS and Aerodrome Department at the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), explains further...

Foreword: Patrick Ky shares EASA’s vision for the future of aviation safety

Issue 3 2015  •  2 June 2015  •  Patrick Ky, Executive Director, EASA

In March, the European Aviation Safety Authority (EASA) published its proposals for the future of aviation safety, including recommended revisions to the European Commission’s (EC) current 216/2008 regulations. EASA’s Executive Director Patrick Ky explains how the proposals will provide innovation, rationalisation and above all, improved safety across the aviation industry...

Airport fire & rescue services: Implementing and complying with new EASA rules

Issue 2 2015  •  20 March 2015  •  Kim Olsen, Head of Copenhagen Airport’s Fire & Rescue Academy

New rules from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) for airport rescue and firefighting services will soon begin to be implemented in European airports. This will be an interesting and demanding process to be certified by the new rules for many airports. Kim Olsen, Head of Copenhagen Airport’s Fire & Rescue Academy explains how it is training to meet these standards...

New regulatory approach for Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS)

Airport news  •  13 March 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has announced a new regulatory approach for safely operating remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS).

The EU adopts new regulation for Air Traffic Controllers

Airport news  •  6 March 2015  •  The European Aviation Safety Agency

The European Commission published a new regulation on licenses and medical certification for air traffic controllers...

EASA announces senior management changes

Airport news  •  21 January 2015  •  The European Aviation Safety Agency

The European Aviation Safety Agency announces three key management changes following the new organisation structure decided by its Executive Director Patrick Ky and announced on 1 September 2014...

Airbus A350-900 is EASA certified

Airport news  •  1 October 2014  •  The European Aviation Safety Agency

The European Aviation Safety Agency issued on 30 September 2014 the type certificate of the Airbus A350-900...

EASA allows electronic devices to remain On and Connected throughout the flight

Airport news  •  29 September 2014  •  The European Aviation Safety Agency

EASA allows European airlines to permit use of mobile phones following the aircraft landing...

EASA takes a more active role in RPAS regulation

Airport news  •  22 September 2014  •  The European Aviation Safety Agency

EASA takes a more active role in RPAS regulation, as in the meeting for the new governance of JARUS, Eric Sivel of EASA was elected Chairman, Christopher Swider of the FAA was elected as Vice-Chair...

EASA announces new organisation

Airport news  •  1 September 2014  •  European Aviation Safety Agency

The European Aviation Safety Agency revealed on 1 September 2014 a new organisation which aims at preparing the Agency for the challenges of the coming years...

Report for a Harmonised European Approach to a Performance-Based Environment

Airport news  •  26 August 2014  •  European Aviation Safety Agency

EASA publishes a Report for a Harmonised European Approach to a Performance-Based Environment...

Strong recommendation to avoid Tel Aviv Ben Gourion International Airport until further notice

Airport news  •  23 July 2014  •  The European Aviation Safety Agency

The European Aviation Safety Agency issued a Service Information Bulletin with strong recommendation to avoid Tel Aviv Ben Gourion International Airport until further notice...

EASA issues Safety Information Bulletin for the Ukrainian Airspace

Airport news  •  22 July 2014  •  The European Aviation Safety Agency

The European Aviation Safety Agency published a Safety Information Bulletin (SIB), taking into consideration the reported loss of flight MH17 in Eastern Ukraine...

 

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