13
NOV
2006

Switzerland joins European Aviation Safety Agency

Switzerlandwill tomorrow officially become a member of the European Aviation Safety Agency. It is the fourth non-EU country to adopt European Union aviation safety legislation after Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein. Patrick Goudou, Executive Director of the Agency, said: “I welcome Switzerland’s membership. It is animportant step towards a more integrated safety system in Europe and underlines the key role of the Agency in this system”.
The four non-EU countries are represented in the Agency’s Management Board and nationals of these countries are eligible to work for the Agency.

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