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The Agency

Facts and figures

 

4 international permanent representations

 

Budget in 2018: 161 M€

Mission

  • Ensure the highest common level of safety protection for EU citizens
  • Ensure the highest common level of environmental protection
  • Single regulatory and certification process among Member States
  • Facilitate the internal aviation single market & create a level playing field
  • Work with other international aviation organisations & regulators

EASA Values

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Respect
Respect is fundamental to all our activities: respect for our staff, for our stakeholders’ interests and positions, for rules and scientific standards, and for the EU Values.

Unity
Unity
Unity creates strength. We achieve our safety mission by empowering and motivating everyone to offer their best for the benefit of all.

Integrity
Integrity
Independent and accountable for our actions, we consider all interests without compromising our goal of ever-increasing safety in aviation.

Transparency
Transparency
Central to our decision-making and communication culture, transparency is key in obtaining widespread acceptance for safety enhancements and environmental protection, and in building trust.

Innovation
Innovation
Fostering sustainable change and aiming for continuous improvement, we are driven to make an impact through our talents, passion, and dedication.

Tasks

  • Draft implementing rules in all fields pertinent to the EASA mission
  • Certify & approve products and organisations, in fields where EASA has exclusive competence (e.g. airworthiness)
  • Provide oversight and support to Member States in fields where EASA has shared competence (e.g. Air Operations , Air Traffic Management)
  • Promote the use of European and worldwide standards
  • Cooperate with international actors in order to achieve the highest safety level for EU citizens globally (e.g. EU safety list, Third Country Operators authorisations)