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Qatar Civil Aviation Authority and EASA cooperate on aviation safety issues

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04-Oct-2017 The Qatar Civil Aviation Authority (QCAA) and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) have signed on 4 October 2017 in Cologne (Germany) a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)to work together on regulatory and aviation safety issues. 

With this MoU, The QCAA and EASA will enhance their collaboration to further improve safety and harmonization of global aviation. The scope of the collaboration includes the sharing of information, knowledge and expertise, regulatory cooperation and cooperating on activities related to increase safety.

The agreement was signed by H.E. Abdulla Nasser Turki Al Subaey, Chairman of QCAA and Patrick Ky, EASA Executive Director.

H.E. Abdulla Nasser Turki Al Subaey said: “Qatar has decided to align the Qatar aviation Regulatory structure and its safety regulations to the European Regulatory Structure and regulations. Through this Memorandum of Understanding we will be able to intensify and extend our cooperation in such a way that we work together on a the  improvement of safety and a further harmonisation of global aviation”.

Mr. Patrick Ky  said:   “Qatar has become a key actor of the global aviation landscape and an important partner for the European aviation industry.  We value Qatar’s decision to align its aviation regulatory framework with the European system. This cooperation is a step towards a safer global aviation”.