EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency)
- EASA's Technical Training aims to achieve and maintain the highest possible levels of competency, and to remain current on the latest developments in aviation safety.
- The Agency promotes the highest common standards of safety and environmental protection in civil aviation in Europe and worldwide. It is the centerpiece of a new regulatory system, which provides for a single European market in the aviation industry.
- EASA approves maintenance training organizations in states other than member states of EU
The European Aviation safety Agency also carries out executive responsibilities in the area of type-certification: the certification of specific models of aircraft, engine or parts approved for operation in the European Union. The aviation industry benefits from common specifications, cost-efficient services and a single point of contact.
The Agency is developing close working relationship with counterpart organization across the world including the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in the United States and the aviation authorities of Canada, Brazil, Israel, China and Russia. Working arrangements between the agency and these organizations are aimed at harmonizing standers and promoting best practice in aviation safety world-wide.