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Certification of air navigation service providers

Legal basis:

 

  • Regulation No 549/2004 EC of 10 March 2004 laying down the framework for the creation of the single European sky (OJ L 096, 31/03/2004 P. 0001 - 0009);
  • Regulation No 550/2004 EC of 10 March 2004 on the provision of air navigation services (OJ L 096, 31/03/2004 P. 0010 - 0019);
  • Regulation No 551/2004 EC of 10 March 2004 on the organization and use of airspace in the single European sky (OJ L 096, 31/03/2004 P. 0010 - 0019);
  • Regulation No 552/2004 EC of 10 March 2004 on the interoperability of the European Air Traffic Management network (OJ L 096, 31/03/2004 P. 0026 - 0042);
  • Regulation No 2096/2005 EC of 20 December 2005 laying down common requirements for the provision of air navigation services (OJ L 096, 21/12/2005 P. 010);
  • Act of July 3, 2002, the Aviation Law - (Journal of Laws No. 130, item. 1112, as amended. amended.)
  • Eurocontrol requirements for safety in air traffic management (ESARR 1 to 6);

Certification rules, manner of making and scope and criteria for assessing whether an entity satisfies the requirements in the certification process are set out in the Regulation of the Minister of Infrastructure dated 6 May 2003 on the certification of civil aviation activity (Journal of Laws No. 146, item. 1421) issued in accordance with Art. 163 of the Aviation Law (Journal of Laws of 2006 No. 100, item. 696, as amended) and in Eurocontrol materials: "Guidance Material for National Supervisory Authorities on the Certification of Air Navigation Service Providers," and "Guidance Material for Air Navigation Services Providers compliance with the Common Requirements "Vol.1, 2,3

In accordance with Article 6 of Regulation No 550/2004 EC of 10 March 2004 on the provision of air navigation services (OJ L 096, 31/03/2004 P. 0010 - 0019), the common requirements include the following areas:

  • technical and operational competence and suitability;
  • systems and processes for safety and quality management;
  • reporting systems;
  • quality of service;
  • financial capacity;
  • liability and insurance;
  • ownership and organizational structure, including the prevention of conflicts of interest;
  • human resources, including adequate staffing plans;
  • security.


Certification Manual


Handbook of certification of air navigation service provider has been developed to standardize the procedure of the national supervisory authority and service provider of air traffic during the process of certification.

Rules and procedural standards of certification described in the manual are based on standards published in the relevant ICAO documents, in particular, Doc. 9734 "Safety Oversight Manual, Part A - The Establishment and Management of a State's Safety Oversight System", Article 7 of Regulation No 550/2004 EC of 10 March 2004 on the provision of air navigation services (OJ L 096, 31 / 03/2004 P. 0010 - 0019), the Regulation of the Minister of Infrastructure of 6 May 2003 on the certification of civil aviation activity (Journal of Laws No. 146, item. 1421) and Regulation 2096/2005 EC of 20 December 2005 years down common requirements for the provision of air navigation services (OJ L 096, 21/12/2005 P. 010).

This manual does not contain substantive requirements to be met by a provider of air navigation services for demonstration in the certification process lasting ability to operate safely.

Course Requirements to be met by a provider of air navigation services for certification are set forth in the applicable national law and international standards in the field of air traffic management.

This manual is issued for:

  • Civil Aviation Authority staff engaged in activities related to the certification of a provider of air navigation services.
  • Institutions applying for a new or having the certificate of the air navigation service provider.

Knowledge of the principles and standards of the certification procedure outlined in this manual by all participants in the process of certification is a prerequisite for the application, the process of certification, obtaining the certificate, maintaining its validity and revising.

 

Director of Civil Aviation Authority Air Navigation Department is responsible for maintaining and updating this manual certification.

 

Certification Guide is subject to approval by the President of the Civil Aviation Authority hereinafter referred to as the "President of the CAA."

 

The certification body
In accordance with the provisions of the Aviation Law (Journal of Laws of 2006 No. 100, item. 696, as amended. Amended.), To issue the certificate and ensure continuous compliance monitoring and supervision of air navigation service providers are authorized the President of the CAA.

 

A decision by the President of the certification service provider of air navigation is the attestation of ability to perform by an institution listed in the types of services in a safe manner and in accordance with applicable national and international requirements, in particular the Convention on International Civil Aviation, signed in Chicago on 7 December 1944 (Journal of Laws of 1959 No. 35, item. 212 and 214 of 1963. No. 24, pos. 137 and 138, of 1969 No. 27, item. 210 and 211, 1976. No. 21 , pos. 130 and 131, No. 32, item. 188 and 189, No. 39, item. 227 and 228, of 1984 No. 39, item. 199 and 200 and of 2000 No. 39, item. 446 and 447) and the Annexes thereto and the requirements laid down by Regulation No 550/2004 EC of 10 March 2004 on the provision of air navigation services and Regulation No 2096/2005 EC of 20 December 2005 laying down common requirements for the provision of air navigation services.

 

Certification of a provider of air traffic services shall document that authorizes the institution to provide services in the provision of air navigation services in accordance with such conditions and restrictions as may be specified in the certificate.

 

For the request for certification are eligible the following entities:

 

  • the entity requesting the certificate;
  • certificate holder seeking to change or maintain its validity.

 

The phases of the certification process


In accordance with § 9 of the Regulation of the Minister of Infrastructure of 6 May 2003 on the certification of civil aviation activities (Journal of Laws No. 146, item. 1421, as amended.) Certification process consists of the following phases:

1 - information - consisting of reading the entity applying for certification with the applicable regulations, technical requirements, policies and procedures of conducting the certification process;

2 - the application - consisting of the presentation in writing, a specific certification in manual form, the request for the certification process with the required documents, and the conformity assessment provided by the documents of the regulations and technical requirements established for the proposed certification process;

3 - the assessment of the application and documents on-site, which is required in other regulations to ensure the safety of civil aviation operations;

4 - practical tests - involving the demonstration by an entity that is constantly able to ensure the safety of the proposed operation in civil aviation, comply with regulations that were the basis for the certification, and that it is able to perform the activity in accordance with the terms, conditions and restrictions as are set out in the regulation instructions;

5 - Certificate issuance - ending the certification process or processes associated with change, extension or renewal certification.

doc Fazy procesu certyfkacji 40.50 KB

 

Application for the start of certification

 

In accordance with Art. 7 of the Regulation 550/2004 EC of 10 March 2004 on the provision of air navigation services (Dz. U. L 096, 31/03/2004 P. 0010 - 0019) and the Regulation of the Minister of Infrastructure dated 6 May 2003 the certification of a business in civil aviation (Journal of Laws No. 146, item. 1421 with later. amended), the application for certification of a provider of air traffic services shall be send to the President of the Civil Aviation Authority to the following address:

President of the Civil Aviation Authority
ul. M. Flisa 2
02-247 Warsaw

The application for certification shall comply with certain formal requirements of § 16 and § 18 of the Regulation of the Minister of Infrastructure dated May 6, 2003 on the certification of civil aviation activity (Journal of Laws No. 146, item. 1421).

 

The procedure for the certification process

doc Procedura procesu certyfikacji 39.00 KB

 

Patterns of attachment to the request for the certification process

 

The request to initiate the certification process
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AFIS Certification Schedule
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Characteristics of the company
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Characteristics of professional management personnel
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