50 SKY SHADES - World aviation news

The European Union and South Asia strengthen ties in civil aviation

Download: Printable PDF Date: 24 Mar 2017 12:42 category:
Publisher:
The European Union and South Asia strengthen ties in civil aviation - Airlines publisher
Krista Kuznecova
Aircraft: Airplanes

The European Union (EU) and South Asian states celebrated the launch of a new project today to enhance their ties in civil aviation. This four-year project, managed by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), will enhance aviation safety, promote institutional and industrial links, and mitigate the environmental impact of aviation.

The project will be implemented with Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. It was officially launched at the occasion of the Global Aviation Safety forum on Regional Safety Oversight Organizations in Swaziland.

Patrick Ky, Executive Director of EASA, said “South Asia has the highest forecast traffic growth of any region in the world over the next 20 years. Europe looks forward to partnering with South Asia to meet the opportunities and challenges this presents.”

The project will also promote technical cooperation at the regional level and enhance EU-South Asia policy dialogue. The €7.5 million project is funded by the European Union.

Image result for South Asia civil aviation



Loading comments for The European Union and South Asia strengthen ties in civil aviation...


Recommended

Lockheed Martin's LM-100J Program Achieves Another Milestone

 Lockheed Martin's LM-100J commercial freighter program recently marked yet another successful achievement with the first flight of the second production LM-100J aircraft Oct. 11. ...

Dave Edwards appointed as BACA CEO

BACA - The Air Charter Association makes a series of appointments to drive the ambitious development of the Association Dave Edwards has been appointed to the role of BACA CEO. The part-time appoin...

Emirates to receive 100th A380 aircraft in November

Emirates, the world’s largest A380 operator, is set to receive its milestone 100th A380 aircraft on 3rd November.   Over 80 million passengers have flown on the superjumbo in the nine ye...

High Passenger Demand for airBaltic’s Flights to Abu Dhabi

The Latvian airline airBaltic in cooperation with Etihad Airways will launch a direct service between Riga and Abu Dhabi on October 29, 2017. So far passengers have made over 9 000 bookings on this co...