The Civil Aviation Agency (CAA), after many years of work and in accordance with the Law on Air Traffic and the Rulebook on Conditions for Issuing Certificates to Airport Operators, has certified Podgorica Airport, announced the Ministry of Capital Investments (MKI).
ACV director Zoran Maksimović presented the certificate to the executive director of the Airport of Montenegro (ACG) Vladan Drašković at a meeting held at the Podgorica airport.
Certification, as explained by the MKI, means that the airport infrastructure and operational procedures are aligned with international and national regulations.
This document is also a kind of confirmation of the fulfillment of standards in the field of safety and security that are applied in civil air traffic” – the announcement states.
The Minister of Capital Investments, Ervin Ibrahimović, who attended today’s event, said that the certificate means that Montenegro is one step closer to the European Union.
As he said, a tourist country like Montenegro needs modern and modern airports.
Today, we are sending a message that ACG has a perspective and will be increasingly competitive in the coming period. I am extremely proud of all the people who participated in this process – emphasized Ibrahimović.
Drašković thanked his colleagues for their efforts, emphasizing that he is honored to be one of the actors of today’s event. I use the opportunity to thank the MKI for mediation, and the Civil Aviation Agency for its constructiveness – said Drašković.
Maksimović said that ACG has been safely carrying out air traffic until now.
He explained that the harmonization of all standards, recommendations and rules prescribed by the International Civil Aviation Organization means that all regulations are harmonized with the work in the field.
This is a process that required a lot of effort for AC, Podgorica Airport and for the people who work here Maksimović pointed out, noting that aviation is a living thing and that standards are always being improved.
During the procedure, Podgorica Airport prepared and submitted an airport manual, a safety management manual, a safety program, an emergency plan, evidence of work experience and professional qualifications of managers and responsible persons, and other necessary documentation.