JAA TO and Georgian Civil Aviation Agency (GCAA) sign renewal of framework agreement



Schiphol-Rijk, The Netherlands. 05 April 2024 – In a continuous effort for aviation safety and professional training, the JAA Training Organisation (JAA TO) is announcing the signing of a strategic Training Services Agreement (TSA) with the Georgian Civil Aviation Agency (GCAA). This partnership is sealed during the illustrious JAA TO training workshop for European Civil Aviation Conference (ECAC) Director Generals, underscoring a mutual commitment to elevate aviation standards and foster a safer, more secure, and sustainable future for the industry.

The collaboration between JAA TO and GCAA marks a pivotal step forward in the advancement of aviation safety and the professional development of aviation personnel. By leveraging JAA TO's expansive portfolio the agreement promises to significantly bolster the competencies of Georgia's aviation professionals in crucial areas such as safety, security, airworthiness, airports, drones, and management.

Paula V. de Almeida, CEO of JAA TO, states: "This agreement with the Georgian Civil Aviation Agency is a bridge to a future where the safety and efficiency of aviation are paramount. Together, we are committed to developing the potential of aviation professionals, ensuring they are equipped with the knowledge and skills to meet the demands of this dynamic industry.”

Director General Givi Davitashvili reflects on the agreement's significance: "Our partnership with JAA TO represents a significant leap forward in our ongoing efforts to enhance the standards of aviation safety and professional excellence in Georgia. We are confident that this collaboration will yield unparalleled benefits to our organization and contribute to its alignment with international safety standards."

The TSA encompasses a comprehensive suite of educational programs and initiatives, designed to foster the growth of aviation professionals and contribute to the global aviation community's collective knowledge and expertise.



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About JAA TO

The JAA Training Organisation (JAA TO) is a Dutch non-profit organisation and the Associated Body of the European Civil Aviation Conference (ECAC). JAA TO has a history of 50+ years training the aviation industry and national authorities on regulation in the air transport sector. JAA TO is the only Platinum Training Centre of Excellence (TCE) in Europe recognised by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). JAA TO is an IATA Dangerous Goods CBTA Centre of Excellence, an ACI World Accredited Training Partner, recognized Dutch National Aviation Security Training Centre and a leading member of the EASA Virtual Academy (EVA).

JAA TO schedules more than 300 training courses annually on topics such as safety, security, drones and management. Within the aviation community, JAA TO offers a platform to learn and exchange views on latest regulatory developments. In addition, JAA TO provides advisory services, knowledge solutions, training consultancy and assistance with capacity building for (aviation) training departments.