EASA
European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA)
Headquarter: Cologne, Germany

About EASA


The European Union Aviation Safety Agency or EASA is an agency of the European Union (EU) with responsibility for civil aviation safety. It carries out certification, regulation, and standardization, and also performs investigation and monitoring.

It collects and analyses safety data, drafts and advises on safety legislation, and coordinates with similar organizations in other parts of the world. The idea of a European-level aviation safety authority goes back to 1996, but the agency was not legally established until 2002. It began its work in 2003.

Mission

  • Ensure the highest common level of safety protection for EU citizens
  • Ensure the highest common level of environmental protection
  • Single regulatory and certification process among Member States
  • Facilitate the internal aviation single market & create a level playing field
  • Work with other international aviation organisations & regulators

Overview
Headquarter:
Cologne, Germany
Founded:
2002
Type of Organization:
European and Co-ordinated Organizations
Website:
www.easa.europa.eu
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