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European Commission Experts Working Visit to Serbia

Wednesday, 29.09.2010.
Delegation of European Commission for air transport paid a working visit to the Civil Aviation Directorate of the Republic of Serbia from 27 to 29 September with an aim to review the progress in implementing the Multilateral Agreement on the European Common Aviation Area (ECAA Agreement).  
 
The European Commission delegation included the representatives of the Directorate General for Mobility and Transport, Mr. Daniel Edwards and Ms. Cristina Vartsos, an expert for aviation regulations Mr. Frederik Sorensen, aviation safety expert Krasovsky Henry, aviation security expert Mr. Johan Van Der Brook, ATM expert Mr. Jean Marc Garo and representatives of the Delegation of the European Union to Serbia, Ms. Barbara Roces Fernandez and Mr.Dragan Lalic.  
 
During the three-day visit to Belgrade the experts from Brussels met with representatives from Civil Aviation Directorate of the Republic of Serbia, Serbia and Montenegro Air Traffic Control Agency, "Nikola Tesla" Airport, Ministry of Infrastructure, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Economy and Regional Development, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Trade and Services, the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy. 
The European Commission Delegation for air transport met with representatives of domestic and foreign air carriers operating in Serbia.
 
EC experts were satisfied with the level of progress in implementing of the ECAA Agreement and with the overall status of the civil aviation in the Republic of Serbia. The details of this visit will be contained within the official report to be submitted by the end of the next month.
 
This is the fifth visit of EC experts to Serbia organized to mark the application of ECAA agreement. 
 
As a reminder, the Agreement was signed on 29 June 2006 between the Republic of Serbia and the European Community, Western Balkan countries, Iceland and Norway. It was ratified by the National Assembly ratified on 13 May 2009. 
 
 
The said Agreement provides for a full harmonization of national aviation legislation with that of European Community in the fields of aviation safety, security, air traffic management, airport management, protection of passengers and other users of services in air transport, liberalization of aviation market, banning of state aid and environmental protection.
The Civil Aviation Directorate of the Republic of Serbia is the coordinating body for the cooperation with the European Commission in order to properly implement the ECAA agreement.
 
The European Commission delegation included the representatives of the Directorate General for Mobility and Transport, Mr. Daniel Edwards and Ms. Cristina Vartsos, an expert for aviation regulations Mr. Frederik Sorensen, aviation safety expert Krasovsky Henry, aviation security expert Mr. Johan Van Der Brook, ATM expert Mr. Jean Marc Garo and representatives of the Delegation of the European Union to Serbia, Ms. Barbara Roces Fernandez and Mr.Dragan Lalic.  
 
During the three-day visit to Belgrade the experts from Brussels met with representatives from Civil Aviation Directorate of the Republic of Serbia, Serbia and Montenegro Air Traffic Control Agency, "Nikola Tesla" Airport, Ministry of Infrastructure, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Economy and Regional Development, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Trade and Services, the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy. 
The European Commission Delegation for air transport met with representatives of domestic and foreign air carriers operating in Serbia.
 
EC experts were satisfied with the level of progress in implementing of the ECAA Agreement and with the overall status of the civil aviation in the Republic of Serbia. The details of this visit will be contained within the official report to be submitted by the end of the next month.
 
This is the fifth visit of EC experts to Serbia organized to mark the application of ECAA agreement. 
 
As a reminder, the Agreement was signed on 29 June 2006 between the Republic of Serbia and the European Community, Western Balkan countries, Iceland and Norway. It was ratified by the National Assembly ratified on 13 May 2009. 
 
The said Agreement provides for a full harmonization of national aviation legislation with that of European Community in the fields of aviation safety, security, air traffic management, airport management, protection of passengers and other users of services in air transport, liberalization of aviation market, banning of state aid and environmental protection.
The Civil Aviation Directorate of the Republic of Serbia is the coordinating body for the cooperation with the European Commission in order to properly implement the ECAA agreement.


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