First in Europe: TUV NORD CERT is the First Recognised Organisation in Europe for Certification of Air Navigation Service Providers
BERLIN and ESSEN, Germany
Today (Wednesday, May 17) at the ILA, TUV NORD CERT received the
accreditation for the certification of air navigation service providers from
the Federal Ministry for Traffic, Construction and Urban Development.
State secretary Dr. Engelbert Lütke Daldrup, a representative of the
Federal Ministry, handed Volker Klosowski the accreditation certificate; Mr.
Klosowski is a board member of the TUV NORD Group and is responsible for
certification and international affairs. TUV NORD CERT is the first company
in Europe holding an accreditation of this kind. It will enable TUV NORD CERT
to certify air navigation service providers throughout Europe, according to
the regulation for air navigation service providers (EG Nr. 550/2004).
TUV NORD CERT will be allowed to certify all organisations involved in
air navigation service provision. These services include: air controllers,
meteorological services, briefing services as well as communication and
"We are very proud that we were able to prove our capabilities to the
Federal Ministry,", said Volker Klosowski and added further: "We are
especially pleased that we are the first to provide this service in Europe."
TUV NORD CERT (www.tuev-nord-cert.de) is the accreditation authority
leading an international consortium with the AFI Flight Inspection
(www.afi.aero), the Aviation Institute of the Braunschweig Technical
University (www.tu-braunschweig.de/iff), OECON Association of Engineers for
Industry Consulting and Project Management (www.oecon-line.de) and NLR Het
Nationaal Lucht- en Ruimtevaartlaboratorium (www.nlr.nl) as the other
About the TUV NORD Group
"We make the world a safer place": The TUV NORD Group (www.tuev-nord.de)
is one of the leading technical service providers in Germany and Northern
Europe with more than 6,600 employees, of whom more than 5,000 have a
technical/scientific educational background. In addition, the group is also
represented in more than 30 countries in Europe, Asia and the Americas with
their own team of representatives and associations. The leading market
position of the group is based on its technical competency and a broad array
of consultation and test services in the areas of academia, energy and system
technology, international, mobility, systems and certification services.
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