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Entry into force of the Japan-EU Bilateral Aviation Safety Agreement

June 30, 2021

On June 30, in Brussels (Belgium), Japan and the European Union exchanged diplomatic notes confirming the completion of their respective internal procedures necessary for the entry into force of the Agreement on Civil Aviation Safety between Japan and the European Union (Japan-EU Bilateral Aviation Safety Agreement (BASA)).

  1. With this exchange of notes, the Agreement entered into force on the same day, June 30, 2021.
  2. This Agreement aims to reduce the burden imposed on the aviation industry by removing duplication in inspections in exporting and importing civil aeronautical products such as aircraft and other procedures, and to facilitate the free flow of civil aeronautical products.
  3. It is expected that the conclusion of the Agreement will further expand cooperation between Japan and the European Union in various areas including the aviation field.

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