Established in 2002, the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) is an EU agency based in Cologne, Germany. EASA was established and is governed in accordance with Regulation (EU) 2018/1139 (EASA Basic Regulation).
EASA provides the European Commission with the necessary technical, scientific, and administrative support it needs to carry out its aviation safety obligations. EASA’s tasks include:
- Providing environmental and airworthiness certification of aircraft and their components, and approving organisations involved in the certification activities
- Monitoring and ensuring the implementation of EU aviation safety rules in the Member States
- Promoting the use of European standards worldwide
For more information, please see the EASA website.