The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) will open an office in Hungary next year, it has been announced.
According to MTI, the office will open in January 2020 following an agreement signed by Innovation and Technology Minister László Palkovics and EASA managing director Patrick Ky in Budapest.
The new office will enable the Hungarian transport authority to strengthen its supervisory activities on the basis of international know-how. The office will open with the involvement of an EASA expert.
The agreement between the Hungarian government and EASA is set to raise the standards of aviation safety in Hungary.
Set up in 2002, EASA has 32 member states. It employs some 800 specialists and operates permanent representative offices in the US, Canada, China and Singapore.
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