Kazakhstan Aviators Examine the Experience of Lithuanian Civil Aviation

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2007 07 16

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On 19–21 June, the Kazakhstan delegation of the Civil Aviation Committee paid a visit to Lithuania. The guests met with the Secretary of the Ministry of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Lithuania Mrs. Liudmila Zumerienė, the heads of the Civil Aviation Administration (CAA) and its divisions, the representatives of the airlines and the Lithuanian Ultralight Pilots Federation, and visited the training organisations UAB “Sabenavita” and UAB “Amikon”.

During the visit, Kazakhstan representatives were interested in the experience of applying the standards of the European Aviation Safety Agency in Lithuania. The Secretary of the Ministry of Transport and Communications told the guests about the introduction of the standards of the Joint Aviation Authorities (JAA) in Lithuania.

Upon the guests’ request, the issues of aircraft certification, usage of aerodromes and airspace, provision of air traffic services, operation of training institutions, and licensing of specialists were discussed. CAA specialists familiarised their Kazakhstan colleagues with the practice of applying international civil aviation legislation and inter-governmental agreements, and regulating the activities of foreign aviation companies in Lithuania.

Further cooperation opportunities of Lithuanian and Kazakhstan civil aviation specialists were also discussed at the meeting.