NTU supports EASA event in Buenos Aires

NTU supported EASA in the organization of the II Project Management Board of the EU-LAC APP on May 7th

On 7th of May, the 2nd Project Management Board of EASA Project “EU-LAC APP” (European Union-Latin America and Caribbean Aviation Partnership Project), was held in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The Project stakeholders gathered to discuss the development, status and future activities within the Project. The EU Ambassador for Argentina, Ms. Aude Maio-Coliche, inaugurated the event and delivered an interesting speech where she expressed the importance of cooperation between EU and other regions in order to enhance safety, flight connectivity, reduce CO2 emissions, etc. Other stakeholders, including Mr. Carlos Morán - Deputy Minister of Transport of Mexico and Mr. Luc Tytgat, EASA Director of Strategy and Safety Management, were also present at the meeting. NTU supported EASA in the organization of this event providing both technical expertise and logistics assistance.

Europe 2020 strategy

The EU-LAC APP falls under the Europe 2020 strategy and the European Commission’s Aviation Strategy for Europe and aims to develop and support European and Latin American interests in Civil Aviation by strengthening institutional links, promoting regulatory harmonization, addressing capacity limitations and supporting environmental protection and climate action.  The Project stakeholders are RSOOs such as ACSA, CASSOS, SRVSOP and the following countries – Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia and Mexico.

The EU-LAC APP is implemented by EASA and supported by NTU International under the FWC that leads for provision of Consultancy Services and Technical Assistance to the EASA International Cooperation Projects.