The Ukrainian State Air Traffic Service Enterprise (UkSATSE) and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) have signed an agreement to carry out the audit of Uzhhorod International Airport, which is scheduled to be launched this year, Infrastructure Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Omelyan said following the 36th session of the European Civil Aviation Conference, which was held in Strasbourg.
“We asked our colleagues to carry out this audit as soon as possible. Usually the procedure lasts from 6 to 12 months, we have a much longer time frame so that to fully put the airport into operation this year, after the EASA certification,” Omelyan said.
According to the minister, this is the first audit of the Ukrainian airport to be held by EASA. He does not rule out that international flights will be carried out, but the work will start from domestic flights. (Ukrinform/Business World Magazine)