The Agency

This Generic FAQ page compiles Frequently Asked Questions related to all aspects of the Agency.

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About EASA

What does the Agency do?

Is it correct that if an individual aircraft, organisation or aircrew member is certified by an aviation authority in one of the EU Member States, it is considered as also certified in the remaining Member States?

What is the Agency?

What does the Agency not do?

Who is in charge of the Agency?

Where is the Agency located?

Why is an EU Agency needed to look after aviation safety?

Who was looking after aviation safety before the creation of EASA?

Does EASA offer special hotel rates for visitors?

EASA as competent Authority

What are the areas of responsibility for the Agency?

Does EASA deal with airports?

Which types of aircraft or activities are excluded from EASA's competence?

What are EASA’s obligations with regard to the confidentiality of data it receives?

Doing business with EASA

My company wishes to sell its products and services to EASA. What should I do?