Ukraine signed Common Aviation Area Agreement
On October 12th, during the 23rd Ukraine-European Union Summit which was held in Kyiv, Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmyhal, Vice-President of the European Commission, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Slovenia to Ukraine Tomaž Mencin signed the Agreement between Ukraine and the EU member-states on the Common Aviation Area (as it stated on a website of the President of Ukraine).
The document provides for the creation of a common aviation area between Ukraine and the EU, which will promote mutual access to air transport markets with a level playing field and respect for the same rules. These include flight safety, aviation security, air traffic management, social harmonization and environmental protection.
Moreover, the Common Aviation Area Agreement provides for the implementation of the EU regulations in the field of technical investigation and prevention of aviation accidents, which will contribute to ensuring a high level of safety in the airspace and civil aviation of Ukraine through effective, prompt and objective investigations.