On The Common Aviation Area Agreement Between The European Union And Its Member States, Of The One Part, And Georgia, Of The Other Part

Original Language Title: Par Kopējās aviācijas telpas nolīgumu starp Eiropas Savienību un tās dalībvalstīm, no vienas puses, un Gruziju, no otras puses

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The Saeima has adopted and the President promulgated the following laws: The common aviation area agreement between the European Union and its Member States, of the one part, and Georgia, of the other part 1, article. Common aviation area agreement between the European Union and its Member States, of the one part, and Georgia, of the other part (hereinafter referred to as the agreement), this law is adopted and approved.
2. article. Fulfilment of the obligations provided for in the agreement are coordinated by the Ministry of transportation.
3. article. The agreement shall enter into force on the 29th for the period specified in article and in order, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs shall notify the newspaper "journal".
4. article. The law shall enter into force on the day following its promulgation. To put the agreement by law Latvian language.
The Parliament adopted the law of 14 July 2011.
The President a. Smith in Riga on 28 July 2011 in the common aviation area agreement between the European Union and its Member States, of the one part, and GEORGIA, of the other part of the Kingdom of Belgium, Republic of Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, the Kingdom of Denmark, the Federal Republic of Germany, the Republic of Estonia, Ireland, the Hellenic Republic, the Kingdom of Spain, the French Republic, the Italian Republic, the Republic of Cyprus, the Republic of Latvia, the Republic of Lithuania, the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, the Republic of Hungary, Malta, the Kingdom of the Netherlands the Republic of Austria, the Republic of Poland, the Portuguese Republic, Romania, the Republic of Slovenia, the Slovak Republic, the Republic of Finland, the Kingdom of Sweden, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, of the Treaty on European Union and the Treaty on the functioning of the European Union, hereinafter referred to as "the Contracting Parties", the Member States and the European Union, of the one part, and Georgia, hereinafter referred to as the "Georgia", of the other part, to TAKE account of the partnership and cooperation agreement between the European communities and their Member States, of the one part , and Georgia, of the other part, signed in Luxembourg on 22 April 1996;
Desiring to establish a common aviation area (KAT), based on reciprocal access to the air transport markets of the parties with equal conditions of competition and common rules, including safety, security, air traffic management, social and environmental aspects;
Desiring to facilitate the expansion of air transport, including the development of the air transport network to meet the passengers and shippers and recipients need for convenient air transport services;
Recognizing the importance of air transport trade, tourism and investment promotion;
TOOK account of the Convention on international civil aviation, opened for signature at Chicago on 7 December 1944;
Agreeing that it is appropriate on the basis of the provisions to take KATE relevant legislation in force in the European Union and referred to in annex III to this agreement;
Recognizing that the full implementation of the provisions of the KAT allows parties to make full use of its advantages, including open access to markets and to provide maximum benefits to consumers, the industry and the workers on both sides;
Recognizing that the establishment and the provision of CAT implementation can not be achieved without the transitional measures when they are needed;
Recognizing that, in this respect, an important role is appropriate assistance;
Desiring to enable air carriers to offer travellers and shippers and recipients of competitive prices and services in open markets;
Wishing all the air transport industry, including employees of air carriers benefit from the liberalized agreement;
Desiring to achieve the highest level of safety and security in international air transport and reaffirming their grave concern about the action or threats against the safety and threatening the safety of persons or property, adversely affect the operation of air transport and undermine public confidence in the safety of civil aviation;
Desiring to ensure air carriers equivalent conditions of competition, giving them fair and equal opportunities to provide the agreed services;
Recognizing that subsidies may adversely affect competition between air carriers and compromise the objectives of this agreement;
Affirming the importance of environmental protection in international aviation policy development and implementation, and recognizing the sovereign right of States to take appropriate measures in this respect;
Noting the importance of consumer protection, including the protection provided by 28 May 1999 in Montreal signed Convention on international air transport the unification of certain rules;
Wishing to rely on the existing air transport agreement to open access to markets and maximize consumers, carriers, workers, and public benefits both sides;
HAVE AGREED ON THE FOLLOWING.
Article 1 definitions for the purposes of this agreement, unless otherwise specified, the term: (1)) "the agreed services" and "specific routes" are the international air transportation pursuant to article 2 of this agreement (the "award") and annex I;
2) "agreement" means this agreement, its annexes, and any amendments to it;
3) "air transport" means passengers, baggage, freight and mail transport by aircraft, either separately or in combination, which are offered to the public for remuneration or hire and which, for the avoidance of doubt, includes regular and non-regular (Charter) air transport and a full spectrum of services of cargo;
4) "competent authorities" means the Government agencies or legal persons responsible for carrying out administrative functions in accordance with this agreement;
5) "preparedness" means whether the air carrier has prepared international air carriage, namely whether it is a satisfactory financial options and appropriate management experience and that it is ready to execute the laws, rules and requirements governing such services;
6) "nationality" means whether the air carrier complies with the requirements for such aspects as ownership, the actual control and principal place of business;
7) "Convention" means the Convention on international civil aviation, opened for signature at Chicago on 7 December 1944, and includes: (a)) any amendment which enters into force in accordance with article 94 (a) of the Convention) and which is ratified by both Georgia and a Member State of the European Union or the Member States, and (b)) any annex or any amendment thereto adopted under article 90 of the Convention, insofar as such annex or amendment is at any time in force both in Georgia and a Member State of the European Union or the Member States, as it applies in relation to a particular issue;
8) "fifth-freedom rights ' means the rights or privileges that one country (" country of granting ") grants the other State (" the receiving State ") air carriers international air carriage between the territory of the granting State and the territory of a third country, provided that such transport starts or ends in the territory of the requested State;
9) the "full cost" means the cost of providing the services, plus a reasonable charge for administrative overhead costs and, where appropriate, any applicable fees that reflect the costs of environmental protection, and which are applied without regard to nationality;
10) "international air transportation" means air transportation that passes through the air space over the territory of several countries;
11 "the ecaa agreement ') is a multilateral agreement between the European Community and its Member States, the Republic of Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Republic of Croatia, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, the Republic of Iceland, the Republic of Montenegro, the Kingdom of Norway, the Republic of Serbia and the United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovā1 on the European common aviation area;
12) "Mediterranean countries" means any of the Mediterranean countries involved in the European neighbourhood policy (these countries date of signature of the agreement, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, is in Libya, Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan, Israel, Palestinian territories, Syria, and Turkey);
13) "national" means any natural or legal person who has the nationality of Georgia for the Georgia side or the nationality of any of the Member States as regards the extent of the European side, in the case of a legal person, permanent and effective, directly or by majority participation in the control of natural or legal persons with the nationality of Georgia on the Georgia side or natural or legal persons of a Member State or a third country laid down in annex IV in respect of the European nationality;
14) "operating licences" for the European Union and its Member States in the case of an operating licence and other relevant documents or certificates, issued in accordance with the relevant existing EU legislation, and in the case of Georgia license, certificate or permit issued in accordance with the relevant existing legislation of Georgia;
15) "parties" means, on the one hand, the European Union or its Member States or the European Union and its Member States, in accordance with their respective powers (European side) and, on the other hand, Georgia (Party of Georgia);
16) "price" is:

I) ' air fares ' to be paid to air carriers or their agents or other ticket sellers for the carriage of passengers and baggage by air, and all the conditions under which those prices apply, including remuneration and conditions offered to Agency and other auxiliary services representative, and (ii)) "air fares" to pay for the goods and the conditions under which those prices apply, including remuneration and conditions offered by the representative and other auxiliary services.
This definition also includes the case of surface transport in connection with international air transportation and the conditions attached to their application;
17) "principal place of business" means the carrier's head office or registered office of the side that performed the carrier's main financial and operational control, including continued airworthiness monitoring;
18) ' public service obligation ' means any obligation imposed by air carriers, to a specific route, ensure regular air minimum amount corresponding to a certain continuity, regularity, pricing and minimum power standards air carriers did not comply with the, if you take into account only their own commercial interests. The party concerned may air carriers to provide compensation for public service obligations;
19) "subsidies" means any financial contribution granted by the public authorities or any regional or other public body, i.e., if: (a)) Government or regional body or other public organisation's practice includes direct funding such as grants, loans or equity investment, direct funding allocation to company, company obligation, such as loan guarantees, capital injections, ownership, bankruptcy protection or insurance;
(b)) Government or regional body or other public organisation revenues that it usually arrives, or it will not be collected or wrongly reduced;
(c)) Government or regional body or other public organisation provides goods or services that do not relate to the General infrastructure, or purchases goods and services, or (d)) Government or regional body or other public organisation makes payments to a funding mechanism or entrusts a private body or designate private organizations to perform one or more of (a), (b) and (c)))) referred to the functions that would normally be within the competence of the Government, and in practice are not significantly different from the functions What Governments usually do;
and if this provides advantages;
20) "SESAR" means the single European sky, the technical implementation that provides a coherent and synchronized the new generation air traffic control system for the research, development and deployment;
21) "territory" means, in respect of Georgia's land territory and their adjacent territorial waters or its sovereign sizerēn, protection or mandate and in relation to the European Union, the land areas (Mainland and Islands), internal waters and territorial sea, which is applied to the Treaty on European Union and Treaty on the functioning of the European Union and in accordance with this agreement and any rights of acquiring the instruments. The application of this agreement to Gibraltar airport is understood to be without prejudice to the Kingdom of Spain and the United Kingdom to the respective legal positions of the parties to the dispute on how sovereignty is the territory in which the airport is located, and the permanent exclusion of Gibraltar Airport Aviation EU measures in force in the 2006 September 18, between the Member States in accordance with the ministerial statement on Gibraltar airport, agreed in 2006 on September 18, Córdoba;
22) "user charge" means a charge imposed by air carriers on the airport, airport environmental, air navigation, or aviation security facilities or services including related services and facilities.
1 in accordance with the UN Security Council of 10 June 1999, resolution 1244. Title I Economic provisions in article 2 1 of the award each party grants to the other party in accordance with annexes I and II to the following rights for international air services by air carriers of the other party: (a) the) right to fly across its territory without landing;
(b)) right down to its territory other than for the carriage of passengers, baggage, cargo and/or mail in air transport or admission/discharge of it getting out (for purposes that are unrelated to traffic);
(c) the agreed services) a particular route, the right to land in its territory, passenger, baggage, cargo and/or mail in air transport or admission to the mooring/unloading its international traffic, separately or together, and (d)) of this agreement other rights.
2. None of the provisions of this agreement does not grant: a) air carriers of Georgia: rights in the territory of any Member State to pick up the passengers, baggage, cargo and/or mail that is destined for another point in the territory of the Member State concerned to carry them for remuneration;
(b)) the European Union air carriers: rights in the territory of Georgia to pick up passengers, baggage, cargo and/or mail, which the destination is another point in the territory of Georgia to carry them for remuneration.
3. Article 1 of the authorisation on the one hand you receive the activity of the air carrier licence applications, the competent authorities of the other party shall grant appropriate permissions to the smallest possible procedural delays if a) for air carriers of Georgia:-the principal place of business located in Georgia and has a valid operating licence in accordance with the applicable legislation of Georgia, and, the air carrier's effective regulatory control, implement and maintain Georgia and, if one article 6 of this agreement ("investment") unless otherwise indicated, the air carrier is Georgia and/or the property of its nationals, directly or through majority ownership and effective control;
(b)) in respect of the air carriers of the European Union:-the principal place of business located in the territory of a Member State, which is applied to the Treaty on the functioning of the European Union, and has a valid operating licence, the air carrier, and effective regulatory control is exercised and maintained by the Member State responsible for its issuing its air operators certificate and is precisely specified in the competent authority concerned, and if the one in article 6 of this agreement ("investment") not otherwise specified a Member State, the air carrier and/or the Member States ' nationals referred to in annex IV, or in other countries and/or the property of other country, directly or through majority ownership;
(c)) the air carrier complies with the conditions laid down in the laws and regulations normally applied to the operation of air transport under the responsibility of the competent authority, and d) are complied with and implemented the provisions laid down in article 14 of this agreement (the "aviation safety") and article 15 ("aviation security").
Article 4 mutual recognition regulations findings in relation to airline training, ownership and control of the air carrier of one party receives an application for authorisation, the competent authorities of the other party shall recognize all fitness and/or findings that the nationality of the air carrier by the first half of the competent authorities, as such findings would be prepared by the second half of the same competent authorities, and without this issue in addition to the inquiry, except a) and b) section specified instances.
(a) If, after authorisation) application from the air carrier or by the recipient of such authorisation to the competent authorities of the parties are a particular cause for concern that, despite other findings prepared by the competent authorities, the agreement is not fulfilled Article 3 ("authorisation") sets out the conditions for granting the authorisation, the requested party's competent authorities shall immediately inform the competent authorities of the other party, duly stating their reasons for doubt. In such a case, either party may request consultations, including representatives of the competent authorities concerned, and/or additional information related to this issue, and to respond to such requests as soon as possible. If the matter can not be resolved, either party may submit the matter to the Joint Committee established in accordance with article 22 of this agreement ("Joint Committee").
(b)) this article does not concern the recognition of findings in relation to: – safety certificates or licences, safety measures, or insurance coverage.
Article 5 Authorisation refusal, revocation, suspension or limitation of any of the parties 1 the competent authorities may refuse, revoke, suspend or limit the operating authorisations or otherwise suspend or limit the air carriers of the other party in the transaction if: (a)) in relation to air carriers of Georgia:-the principal place of business is not in Georgia and does not have a valid operating licence in accordance with the applicable legislation of Georgia or

– the air carrier effective regulatory control is not exercised or not maintained, or if one Georgia – in article 6 of this agreement ("investment") unless otherwise indicated, the air carrier is not Georgia and/or the property of its nationals, directly or through majority ownership, or actual control;
(b)) in respect of the air carriers of the European Union:-the carrier's principal place of business is not situated in the territory of a Member State, which is applied to the Treaty on the functioning of the European Union, and does not have a valid operating licence, the air carrier, or an effective regulatory control is not exercised or not maintained by the Member State responsible for its air operator's certificate, or the issue is not explicitly specified in the competent authority concerned, or, if the one in article 6 of this agreement ("investment") not otherwise specified , the air carrier is not the Member States and/or nationals of Member States referred to in annex IV, or in other countries and/or the property of other country nationals and actual controls, directly or through majority ownership;
c) the air carrier is not done in article 7 of this agreement ("compliance with the requirements of the laws") that legislative requirements; or (d)) are not complied with or implemented the provisions laid down in article 14 of this agreement (the "aviation safety") and article 15 ("aviation security"); or e) party in accordance with article 8 of this agreement ("competitive environment") has found that the conditions are not met in the competition environment. 2. Unless immediate action is essential to prevent further non-compliance with paragraph 1 of this article, (c) or (d))), the rights laid down in this article is to be implemented only after consultation with the other competent authorities.
3. No party does not use the rights laid down in this article is to refuse, revoke, suspend or limit the authorisation of any air carrier, based on the fact that the air carrier has one or more of the parties to the ECAA ecaa or the nationals of the parties owned and/or controlled in fact if such a party or parties to the ecaa shall apply the principle of reciprocity.
Article 6 investments without prejudice to article 3 of this agreement (the "authorisation") and article 5 ("refusal, withdrawal of Authorisation, the suspension or restriction"), air carriers of Georgia being in the Member States or their nationals owned by majority ownership or effective control of, or a European Union presence in the air carrier or its nationals of Georgia owned by majority ownership or control of the actual permit with a previous decision of the Joint Committee established under article 22 of this agreement ("Joint Committee") 2.
That decision shall specify the conditions relating to harmonised services under this agreement and to the services between third countries and the parties. Article 22 of this agreement ("Joint Committee") paragraph 8 shall not apply to such decisions.
Article 7 compliance with regulatory requirements. Sof 1 or in the territory of one party or of that other air carriers comply with applicable in that territory legislation on air transport aircraft involved in the reception of its departure from the territory, or air operations and navigation.
2. Into or stays in the territory of one of the parties or, in the case of the other passengers, crew or cargo area that comply with applicable laws and regulations for air passengers, the crew or its cargo or departure from its territory (including provisions for entry, formalities, immigration, passports, customs and quarantine or, in the case of mail, postal regulations).
8. Article 1 of the competitive environment. the parties confirm that their common goal is to provide a fair competitive environment in the field of air transport. The parties recognize that fair competition of air carriers, most likely, is possible if air carriers fully in accordance with the principles of business and does not receive subsidies.
2. Scope of this agreement and without prejudice to any special provisions contained therein, is prohibited by any nationality discrimination.
3. Public aid which distorts or threatens to distort competition by giving the nation of specific companies or of certain avionics products or services is not compatible with the proper functioning of this agreement, in so far as it may affect trade between the parties in the aviation industry.
4. Any action which is contrary to this article shall be assessed on the basis of criteria arising from the European Union competition rules applicable, in particular, of the Treaty on the functioning of the European Union and article 107 of the institutions of the European Union on the interpretation of the instruments adopted.
5. If one of the parties considers that the other party's territory there are conditions, especially subsidies, which could negatively affect the ability of air carriers to compete fairly and equally, it may submit their observations to the other party. In addition, pursuant to article 22 of this agreement ("Joint Committee") it may require convening joint meetings of the Committee. Consultations shall begin within 30 days after receipt of the request. If within 30 days after the start of the consultation satisfactory agreement cannot be reached, the party which requested the consultations may refuse, suspend, withdraw or suspend the air carrier (s) (s) or fix them with appropriate conditions in accordance with article 5 of this agreement ("the Licence refusal, revocation, suspension or limitation of").
6. in paragraph 5 of this article, these actions are appropriate, proportionate and limited to the amount and time which is strictly necessary. They are geared only to the air carrier or air carriers benefiting from subsidies referred to in this article or the conditions and do not affect the right of either party to take measures in accordance with article 24 of this agreement ("safeguard measures").
7. Each Party shall, on receiving the notice, the other party may apply to the competent governmental authorities in the territory of the other party, including the national, regional or local authorities to discuss this article.
8. the provisions of this article shall apply without prejudice to the parties ' laws and regulations concerning public service obligations in the territories of the parties.
Article 9 the Fall air carrier representatives 1. Each party's air carriers have the right to establish offices in the territory of the other party, to advertise and sell air services and related activities.
2. air carriers of each Party shall be entitled, in accordance with other legislation on the entry, stay and work to bring and maintain in the territory of the other party managerial, sales, technical, operational, and other specialist staff required to support the provision of air services.
3. (a) the aerodrome services) without prejudice to points (b)), each air carrier shall, in relation with the airfield services is in the territory of the other party: (i)) to provide their own groundhandling services ("self-handling") or optionally: ii) the right to choose between competing suppliers that provide groundhandling services, in whole or in part, if such suppliers are permitted market access on the basis of each party's laws and regulations, and where such suppliers are represented in the market.
(b)) for the following categories of groundhandling services i.e. baggage handling, ramp handling, fuel and oil handling, freight and mail service for cargo and mail physical movement between the Terminal and the aircraft, to (a) (i))) and (ii)) the rights in paragraph applies only to physical or operational limitations in accordance with other applicable laws in the territory. In cases where such restrictions prohibit self-handling and when there is no real competition between suppliers that provide groundhandling services, all these services on an equal and non-discriminatory basis should be available to all air carriers; the price of services shall not exceed the total costs, which included undue profits on assets, after depreciation deductions.
Sales, domestic expenditure and transfers of funds 4. any air carrier of each party may engage in the sale of air services in the territory of the other party directly and/or, at the choice of the air carrier with its sales agents or other intermediaries appointed by the air carrier or the internet. Each carrier has the right to sell such transportation, and any person may freely buy such services in these areas in currency or in freely convertible currencies according to local currency legislation.
5. every carrier has the right to convert and transfer the local revenue of the territory of the other party on their territory and, except when it does not correspond to the generally applicable regulations, to any country or countries upon request. Revenue to convert and transfer is allowed immediately, without restrictions and without imposing these taxes, at the rates of Exchange which current transactions and remittance on the date on which the air carrier shall submit a transfer application.

6. Each party's air carriers are allowed to cover local expenses, including purchases of fuel, in the territory of the other party in local currency. By their choice the parties air carriers may cover such expenditure in the territory of the other party in freely convertible currencies according to local currency legislation.
Agreement on the co-operation 7. Making or offering services in accordance with this agreement, any air carrier of each of the parties may conclude agreements on cooperation, such as the agreement on the place of reservation for resale or shared flights with: (a) any of the parties) the air carrier or carriers; and (b)) any third-country air carrier or carriers; and (c)) any surface, land or sea carrier;
If i) all such agreements are the members permission to carry the prescribed route and ii) agreement to comply with the requirements regarding safety and competition, which is usually applied to such measures. As regards the sale of carriage of passengers, which include joint flights, the place of sale or in any case before boarding the buyer shall inform, which haulage service providers will operate in every service sector.
8. a) in connection with the carriage of passengers on surface transportation providers are not subject to the laws governing air transport services on the sole ground that this surface transport offers an air carrier, using its own name. Surface transport service providers may decide to conclude an agreement on cooperation. In deciding on any particular arrangement, surface transport service providers may inter alia consider the interests of consumers and in the technical, economic, space and capacity constraints.
(b)) in addition, without prejudice to any other provisions of this agreement, the parties ' air carriers and indirect cargo transport service providers allowed without restriction in connection with use of any air transport of surface transport cargo to any point of Georgia and in the territory of the European Union or in third countries, including transport to and from the to and from all airports with customs authorities and, where appropriate, the right to transport goods under customs control, in accordance with the applicable laws and regulations. Such goods carried on surface transport or by air, the airport is available to customs procedures and facilities. Air carriers may choose to take their own surface transportation or to ensure, through arrangements with other surface carriers, including the use of surface transportation by other air carriers and indirect air freight service provider. Such intermodal cargo services may be offered for one single price for the air and surface transportation, if the consignors are not misled about facts related to such carriage.
9. (a) the lease) each party's air carriers have the right to provide the agreed services using aircraft and crew leased from anywhere, including third-country air carriers, if all the members of such an agreement meets the conditions provided for by law, the parties usually apply such measures.
(b)) is not one of the parties does not require air carriers that lease their equipment, had traffic rights under this agreement.
(c) leasing with crew) (wet-leasing) by the air carrier of Georgia concerning a third-country air carrier aircraft or by the air carriers of the European Union concerning a third-country air carrier aircraft, with the exception of the agreement referred to in annex IV countries to implement the rights provided for in this agreement, there are exceptional or temporary solution needs. In such a case is subject to the prior approval of the authority that issued the licence to the air carrier from which the lease and of the competent authorities of the other party.
Franchise/marking 10. Each party's air carriers have the right to enter into franchise agreements with any marking or hand or third-country companies, including air carriers, air carriers are authorised and they comply with the conditions laid down in the regulations, the Parties shall apply the following measures, in particular those that request to disclose service requesting the identity of the air carrier.
Article 10 customs duties and taxation 1. On arrival in the territory of one party, the aircraft engaged in international air services by air carriers of the other party, its normal equipment, fuel, lubricants, technical support materials, ground equipment for consumption, spare parts (including engines), aircraft items (including, but not limited to such items as food, drinks and alcoholic beverages, tobacco products and other products that flight time in limited quantities is intended for sale to passengers or passengers for consumption) and other articles intended for use or used only in connection with international air transport aircraft involved in the operation or service, on the basis of reciprocity and in accordance with the relevant applicable law be exempted from all restrictions of the airport, property and capital taxes, customs duties, excise taxes and similar charges and fees imposed by a) State or local authorities or by the European Union and (b)) which is not based on the cost of the services provided If this equipment and supplies remain on board an aircraft.
2. On the basis of reciprocity and in accordance with the relevant applicable law, exemption from taxes, fees and charges referred to in paragraph 1 of this article, except for the payments, based on the cost of the service provided, shall also apply in the following cases: (a) aircraft) for items that are imported or delivered to a party and a reasonable quantity loaded onto the aircraft for the use of the other air carrier's aircraft departing engaged in international air transportation, even when these items are intended to be used in the flight phase, which will take place over the said territory;
b) groundhandling equipment and spare parts (including engines) introduced into the territory of a party, to serve, to perform maintenance or repair of the other air carrier's aircraft, which is used in international air traffic;
(c) fuel and lubricants) technical consumables consumption that is imported or supplied in the territory of the party to serve the other air carrier's aircraft engaged in international air transportation, even when these items are intended to be used in the flight phase, which will take place over the said territory;
d) printed matter — as specified in each party's customs legislation — imported or supplied in the territory of one party and loaded onto the aircraft for the use of the other air carrier departing aircraft engaged in international air transportation, even when these items are intended to be used in the flight phase, which will take place over the said territory; and (e)) safety and security equipment for use at airports or cargo terminals.
3. Without prejudice to any other provisions to the contrary, nothing in this Agreement shall prevent a party to impose taxes, fees or charges for fuel, its territory non-discriminatory use of delivered air carrier aircraft flying between two points in its territory.
4. you can ask to have this 1. and equipment referred to in paragraph 2 and the items stored in the supervision or control or move, if not paid the customs duties and taxes.
5. the exemption provided for in this article shall also apply in cases where an air carrier of one party have contracted with another air carrier, having the other party like granted the same exemptions for 1 and 2 of this article, paragraph rentals or transfer in the territory of the other party.
6. Nothing in this Agreement shall prevent either party from imposing taxes, levies, or duties goods sold other than for consumption by the passengers on the aircraft an air service between two points within its territory that are permitted are picked up or set down.
7. Baggage and cargo in direct transit across the territory of a party shall be exempt from taxes, customs duties and other similar charges, which are not based on the cost of the services provided.
8. the dimensions of the aircraft, as well as materials and supplies, which usually remains in the Contracting Parties of any air carrier, the aircraft may be unloaded in the territory of the other Contracting Party only with the permission of the Customs authorities of the territory. In this case, it may provide the services referred to it for repeated removal or other disposal in accordance with the customs rules.
9. The provisions of this Agreement shall not affect the scope of VAT, excluding turnover tax on imports. This agreement does not affect between a Member State and Georgia signed agreements in force the rules on income and capital tax elimination of double taxation.
Article 11 Airports, aviation and services fees

1. Each Party shall ensure that the user charges paid by the collector of the competent authorities or bodies may impose other air carriers for the provision of air navigation and air traffic control, airports, the aviation security service and related facilities and services is fair, reasonable, not unjustly discriminatory, and equitably distributed among categories of users. These charges can represent, but may not exceed the full cost to the competent charging authorities or bodies of the collector on the airport and aviation security and services at the airport or within the airport system. These charges may include a reasonable return on assets, after deduction of the depreciation amount. Items and services, which determines the user charge, provides efficient and economical. In any case, those charges air carriers of the other party shall be calculated, subject to conditions which are no less favourable than the most favourable terms available to any other air carrier at the time of the calculation of the fee.
2. Each Party shall require consultations between the competent charging authorities or bodies of the collector, within its territory and to the air carriers and/or their agencies that use objects and services and ensure the competent charging authorities or bodies of the collector and the air carriers or the representation of the mutual exchange of information that may be necessary to ensure the accurate review of the reasonableness of the charges in accordance with article 1 and 2 of the principles set out in. Each Party shall encourage the competent charging authorities or bodies of the collector to provide users with reasonable notice of any proposals to change the user charges, to allow users to express their views before making such changes.
3. the dispute settlement procedures in accordance with article 23 of this agreement ("dispute resolution and resolutions") it cannot be considered that one of the parties violated the provisions of this article, except where: (a)) it is not a sufficient period of time reviewed the user charge or practice that is the subject of the complaint of the other party; or (b)) at the reviews it does not take all the possible measures to remedy any charge or use practices that are not in accordance with this article.
Article 12 prices 1. Parties allows air carriers to freely determine prices based on free and fair competition.
2. the Parties shall not be required to register or to notify the prices.
3. the competent authorities may discuss issues of unfair, disproportionate and discriminatory pricing practices or subsidies, as well as other issues.
Article 13 Statistics 1. Each Party shall provide the other party in the statutory demand statistics and — of other available statistical information, that may be necessary to examine the air performance.
2. the Parties shall, in accordance with article 22 of this agreement ("Joint Committee") shall cooperate in the Joint Committee, in order to improve the exchange of the statistical information needed for monitoring the development of air transport in accordance with this agreement.
Title II regulatory co-operation in article 14 aviation safety 1. subject to the provisions of annex II to this agreement, as set out in the transitional provisions, the Parties shall act in accordance with the legislation on aviation safety, referred to in annex III to this agreement, part C, in accordance with the following conditions.
2. the Parties shall cooperate to ensure that Georgia exercised in paragraph 1 of this article, these provisions. Following Georgia's involvement as observers of the European aviation safety agency from the date of entry into force of this agreement.
3. the Parties shall ensure that the parties registered in one of the aircraft, for which there is a suspicion that it does not meet international aviation safety standards laid down in accordance with the Convention on the settlement of open international air traffic airports in the territory of the other party, take the ramp inspection of an aircraft and the outside of the aircraft to check both the aircraft and the crew's papers, and the aircraft and its equipment in the actual situation.
4. the parties, the competent authorities may at any time request consultations on safety standards for the second half.
5. the competent authorities of the Parties shall take the appropriate and immediate measures if they find that the aircraft, a product or activity may, (a)) does not meet the minimum standards established pursuant to the Convention or law, referred to in annex III to this agreement, (C), whichever is applicable;
(b)) gave rise to serious concern, based on paragraph 3 of this article the said inspection, the aircraft or the operation of the aircraft does not comply with the minimum standards established pursuant to the Convention or law, referred to in annex III to this agreement, (C), whichever is applicable; or c) causes serious concerns that are not being complied with and effectively implement minimum standards established pursuant to the Convention or law, referred to in annex III to this agreement, (C), whichever is applicable.
6. If one of the parties, the competent authorities shall act in accordance with paragraph 5, it shall inform in good time the competent authorities of the other party of the initiation of such action, giving the reasons for such action.
7. where measures taken pursuant to paragraph 5 of this article shall not be suspended, even if the justification for initiating it no longer exists, either party may refer the matter to the Joint Committee.
15. Article 1 of the aviation security pursuant to this agreement as set out in annex II of the transitional provisions, the Parties shall act in line with European Union legislation on aviation security, which is referred to in annex III to this agreement, (D), in accordance with the following conditions.
2. In Georgia, the European Commission may carry out in accordance with relevant European Union legislation on the security referred to in annex III to this agreement. The Parties shall establish the necessary machinery for the exchange of information concerning such safety checks the results.
3. guaranteeing safety civil aircraft, their passengers and crew is an important prerequisite for international air services, so the parties reaffirms their mutual obligations to take care of the security of civil aviation against acts of unlawful intervention and in particular their obligations under the Convention, the Convention on offences and certain other acts committed on board aircraft, signed at Tokyo on 14 September 1963 in The Convention on the fight against unlawful seizure of aircraft, signed at the Hague on 16 December 1970, the Convention on the fight against illegal activities that jeopardise the security of civil aviation, signed in Montreal on 23 September 1971, a Protocol on the fight against illegal activities at airports serving international civil aviation, signed in Montreal on 24 February 1988, and the Convention on the marking of plastic explosives for the purpose of detection signed in Montreal on 1 March 1991, in so far as both sides have this Convention, as well as other conventions and protocols related to civil aviation security.
4. the parties, on request, provide each other with all necessary assistance to prevent aircraft illegal seizure and other unlawful acts against aircraft, their passengers and crew, airports and air navigation facilities, and any other threat to the security of civil aviation.
5. the parties in their mutual relations, act in accordance with the aviation security standards and, as far as it is applicable, in accordance with international civil aviation Organization (ICAO) adopted the recommended practices contained in the annexes to the Convention, to the extent that such security provisions are applicable to the parties. Both parties require that those registered aircraft operators, entrepreneurs, whose principal place of business or permanent headquarters in their territory, and the operators of airports in their territory Act in conformity with such aviation security provisions.
6. Each Party shall ensure that its territory is taken effective measures to protect the aircraft, check passengers and their hand luggage and the implementation of crew, cargo (including hold baggage) and aircraft inventory of suitable checks before boarding and loading, as well as the time, and that these measures are adapted to the growing threat. Each party agrees that its air carriers may be required to observe the aviation security provisions referred to in paragraph 5 of this article and which is requested by the other party, upon arrival or in the territory of the other party or leaving that territory.
7. Each party positively consider any other reasonable requirements, specific security measures to prevent specific risks. Except where it is not reasonably possible emergency situation, each Party shall inform the latter in advance about any special security measures to be introduced, and which could lead to significant financial or operational impact on the air transport services provided pursuant to this agreement. Each party under article 22 of this agreement ("Joint Committee") may request a meeting of the Joint Committee convened to discuss such security measures.

8. If the incident is related to a civil aircraft, or of unlawful seizure following the threat, or other unlawful activities against this aircraft, its passengers and crew, airports or air navigation facilities, the Parties shall assist each other by facilitating communications and other appropriate measures to quickly and safely remove such incident or threat thereof.
9. Each Party shall take all measures it considers appropriate to ensure that the aircraft who seize illegal or against that of other illegal activities, and who sits on land in its territory, are detained on the ground, unless the aircraft departure need not create the primary responsibility to protect human life. If it is appropriate, the following measures shall be taken on the basis of mutual consultation.
10. If a party has reasonable grounds for believing that the other party is not mentioned in this article in the aviation safety rules, the party requires immediate consultations with the other party.
11. Without prejudice to article 5 of this agreement ("the Licence refusal, revocation, suspension or limitation of the"), where the fifteen (15) days after such requirements have not been expressing satisfactory agreement, it is the basis to hold, withdrawn or limited other parties one or more of the air carrier authorization or determine the conditions the following permissions.
12. If it requires immediate and extraordinary threat, a party may take interim measures before the fifteen (15) day deadline.
13. Any action under paragraph 11 of this article, is interrupted when the other side is fully complied with the provisions of this article.
Article 16 of the air traffic management 1. subject to annex II to this agreement, the transitional provisions set out in the Parties Act under the provisions of this agreement, as elaborated in part B of annex III, in accordance with the conditions set out below.
2. The Parties shall cooperate in the field of air traffic management with a view to extending the single European sky, including Georgia, to improve currently existing safety standards and improve Europe's overall air traffic standards overall efficiency in order to optimize capacity, reduce delays and improve the effectiveness of environmental standards. For this purpose, Georgia from the date of entry into force of this agreement, the observer status to take part in the single sky Committee. The Joint Committee shall be responsible for monitoring and facilitating cooperation in the field of air traffic management.
3. to facilitate the single European sky legislation in their territories: (a) Georgia) take the necessary measures to adjust its traffic management institutional structures to the single European sky, in particular by ensuring that the appropriate national monitoring bodies at least functionally independent of air navigation service providers; and (b)) the European Union involve Georgia related action initiative in the provision of air navigation services, airspace and interoperability that stem from the areas of the single European sky, in particular by involving Georgia's early efforts to establish functional airspace blocks or according to agreement with the SESAR.
Article 17 environmental protection 1. the parties recognise the importance of aviation in the development and implementation of the policy is the protection of the environment. The parties confirm that, in order to reduce the impact of civil aviation on the environment requires actual action at global, regional, national and/or local levels.
2. subject to the provisions of this agreement as set out in annex II of the transitional provisions, the Parties shall act in accordance with the legislation on air transport as specified in annex III to this agreement in part E.
3. the parties recognise the importance of cooperation in multilateral negotiations, discussing the impact of aviation on the environment and to ensure that all adverse effects mitigation measures are fully compatible with the objectives of this agreement.
4. No provision of this agreement will be interpreted in such a way as to restrict either party's powers of the competent authorities to take all appropriate measures to prevent, or otherwise address the impact of air transport on the environment, provided that these measures are fully in line with international legislation, the rights and obligations and are applied irrespective of nationality.
Article 18 consumer protection pursuant this agreement set out in annex II of the transitional provisions, the Parties shall act in accordance with the law on air transport as specified in annex III of the agreement (G).
Article 19 computerised booking system pursuant to annex II to this agreement, as set out in the transitional provisions, the Parties shall act in accordance with the law on air transport as specified in annex III of the agreement (H).
Article 20 social aspects subject to this agreement as set out in annex II of the transitional provisions, the Parties shall act in accordance with the law on air transport as specified in annex III to this agreement in part F.
Title III institutional provisions article 21 interpretation and execution 1. the Parties shall take any general or specific measures required to ensure compliance with the obligations arising from this agreement and shall refrain from any measures which would jeopardise attainment of the objectives of this agreement.
2. each Party shall in its territory is responsible for the proper implementation of this agreement and in particular on the air transport sector regulation and proper implementation of this agreement, as listed in annex III.
3. Each Party shall provide the other party all necessary information and assistance in the event that the other party in accordance with the arrangements laid down in the respective competence of the provisions of this agreement to investigate a possible violation.
4. when the Parties Act in accordance with this agreement, the powers conferred on issues in which the other party is deeply interested and relevant to other institutions or companies of the other party, the competent authorities should be informed and should have the opportunity to state their views before a final decision is taken.
5. in so far as the provisions of this agreement and this agreement referred to in annex III of the law are essentially identical to the corresponding provisions of the Treaty on European Union and to the Treaty on the functioning of the European Union, as well as acts adopted in accordance with the Treaty on European Union and Treaty on the functioning of the European Union, those provisions, interpreting and applying them, must be interpreted in accordance with the relevant Court of Justice and the European Commission's rulings and decisions.
Article 22 Joint Committee 1. a Joint Committee is hereby established, composed of representatives of the parties (hereinafter referred to as the Joint Committee), which is responsible for the administration of this agreement and shall ensure its proper implementation. For this purpose it shall make recommendations and take decisions in the cases explicitly provided in this agreement.
2. the Joint Committee decisions are taken by consensus and binding on both parties. The Parties shall implement them in accordance with their own rules.
3. the Joint Committee shall adopt its rules of procedure, approved by the decision.
4. The Joint Committee shall meet as needed, when needed. Any party may request the convening of the meeting.
5. a party may also request a meeting of the Joint Committee is convened to try to resolve any issue concerning the interpretation or application of this agreement. This meeting should take place without delay and not later than two months after receipt of the request for the convening of the meeting, unless the parties agree otherwise.
6. in order to properly implement the agreement, the Parties shall exchange information and, at the request of either party, shall hold consultations within the Joint Committee.
7. If one of the parties considers that the other party did not properly fulfil the decision of the Joint Committee, it may request a record of the Joint Committee. If the Joint Committee is unable to resolve the matter within two months of its submission, the requesting party may enforce the relevant safety measures in accordance with article 24 of this agreement ("safeguard measures").
8. Without prejudice to paragraph 2, if the Joint Committee has not taken a decision on a matter submitted to it within six months after the date of issue, the parties may take appropriate temporary safeguard measures under article 24 of this agreement ("safeguard measures").
9. in accordance with article 6 of this agreement ("investment") the Joint Committee shall examine questions related to bilateral investment, thanks to a majority, or changes in the parties ' actual control of air carriers.
10. the Joint Committee also expanded cooperation: a) promoting the exchange of information at the level of experts on new legislation or legislative initiatives and developments, including protection, security, environment, aviation infrastructure (including in relation to slots), competition, as well as in the field of consumer protection;
(b)) in the review of market conditions affecting the provision of air services in accordance with this agreement;
c) regularly check the social effects of the agreement in the course of its implementation, in particular in the field of employment, and developing ways to be responsive to problems recognized as reasonable;
d) considering potential areas for future expansion of the agreement, including recommendations for amendments to the agreement;
e) agreeing unanimously on proposals, strategies or the procedural nature of the documents directly related to the operation of this agreement;

f) considering the need for technical assistance in the areas covered by this agreement, and such technical assistance towards a; and (g) promoting cooperation in the) international environment.
Article 23 settlement of disputes and resolutions 1. If a dispute arises between the parties concerning the interpretation or application of this agreement, they must first seek a solution in official consultations in the Joint Committee in accordance with paragraph 5 of article 22 of this agreement ("Joint Committee").
2. each of the parties to any dispute relating to the application or interpretation of this agreement and that it has not been able to resolve, in accordance with paragraph 1 of this article, may apply to the arbitration tribunal consisting of three arbitrators, subject to the procedure set out below: (a) each Party shall appoint an arbitrator) to sixty (60) days after the date on which it received the notice of requirement of arbitration to resolve the dispute at which diplomatically contacted the other party; the third arbitrator within sixty (60) additional days shall be appointed by the other two arbitrators. If one of the parties has not appointed an arbitrator within the period specified, or if the third arbitrator is not appointed within the prescribed period, either party may request the International civil aviation Organization (ICAO) President of the Council to appoint the arbitrator or arbitrators as the case may be;
(b)) the third arbitrator shall appointed in accordance with the provisions of subparagraph (a)), to be the third-country national and must comply with the President of the Tribunal;
(c)), the Tribunal shall adopt its rules of procedure; and (d)), in accordance with the final decision of the arbitral tribunal for dispute settlement initial costs are shared equally between the parties.
3. at the request of the parties, the Tribunal may order the other party to implement temporary corrective measures until a final arbitration award.
4. Any provisional decision or arbitration, the final decision is binding on the parties.
5. If one of the parties fails to act in accordance with the arbitration decision, adopted in accordance with the provisions of this article, within thirty (30) days from the date of notification of the decision, the other party may be as long as this decision is still not observed, limit, suspend or revoke the rights or privileges which it in accordance with the provisions of this agreement granted the guilty party.
Article 24 safeguard measures 1. the Parties shall take any general or specific measures required to fulfil their obligations under this agreement. They shall ensure that the objectives set out in this agreement.
2. If either party considers that the other party has not fulfilled its obligations under this agreement, it may take appropriate protective measures. Protective measures are limited with respect to their scope and duration as it is strictly necessary to remedy the situation or to maintain the balance of this agreement. Priority shall be given to measures which least disturb the functioning of this agreement.
3. a party that is considering to take preventive measures, the Joint Committee shall immediately inform the other party and shall provide all relevant information.
4. the Parties shall immediately enter into consultations in the Joint Committee with a view to finding a commonly acceptable solution.
5. Without prejudice to article 3 of this agreement (the "authorisation") d) point, article 5 ("refusal, withdrawal of Authorisation, the suspension or restriction") (d)), as well as paragraph 14 of article ("aviation safety") and article 15 ("aviation security"), the party concerned may not take safeguard measures until one month after the notification in accordance with paragraph 3 of this article, unless the consultation procedure under paragraph 4 of this article is not completed before the expiry of the time limit.
6. The party concerned shall without delay inform the Joint Committee on the measures taken and shall provide all relevant information.
7. Any action taken in accordance with the provisions of this article, is cancelled as soon as the guilty party shall ensure implementation of the provisions of this agreement.
Article 25 relationship to other agreements 1. the provisions of this Agreement shall prevail in relation to the relevant provisions hitherto in force bilateral agreements between Member States and Georgia. However, current traffic rights arising from these bilateral agreements and not covered by this agreement, continue to implement, unless there is no discrimination between the Member States and their nationals.
2. At the request of either party, the Parties shall hold consultations within the Joint Committee on whether to recommend the Georgia join the ecaa agreement.
3. If the parties become another multilateral agreement the parties or approved by the ICAO or other international organisations make a decision that touches on the questions contained in this agreement, they shall hold consultations within the Joint Committee to determine whether there is a need to review this agreement, the following conditions are taken into account.
Article 26 amendments 1. If one of the parties wishes to amend the provisions of this agreement, its appropriate for its decision to inform the Joint Committee.
2. the Joint Committee, on proposal of one of the parties and in accordance with this article may decide to amend the annexes to this agreement.
3. Amendments to this Agreement shall enter into force after the parties have completed their respective internal procedures.
4. this agreement is without prejudice to the rights of the parties in accordance with the principle of non-discrimination and the provisions of this agreement unilaterally adopt new legislation or amend existing legislation in the field of air transport or an associated area mentioned in annex III to this agreement.
5. If one of the parties consider the possibility of adopting new legislation or amendments to existing legislation in the field of air transport or one of the related fields referred to in annex III to this agreement, it shall inform and second half. At the request of any party, the Joint Committee exchange of views can take place.
6. Each Party shall, on a regular basis, and once owned, shall inform the other party of the newly adopted legislation or amendments to existing legislation in the field of air transport or one of the related fields referred to in annex III to this agreement. At the request of any party, the Joint Committee after the sixty (60) days shall hold exchanges of views on the new legislation or amendment for the impact on the proper functioning of this agreement.
7. by paragraph 6 of this article, the exchange of views referred to the Joint Committee: (a)) shall adopt a decision revising annex III to this agreement so that, if necessary, on the basis of the reciprocity principle, incorporated into the new legislation or amendment;
b) adopt a decision to the new legislation or amendment should be considered under this agreement; and (c)) propose any other measures that can be implemented within a reasonable time, in order to safeguard the proper functioning of this agreement.
Article 27 application of the termination of the agreement either party at any time with diplomatic means may be notified to the other party of the decision to terminate the operation of this agreement. Such notification is to be sent simultaneously to the ICAO and the United Nations Secretariat. The agreement ends at midnight Greenwich mean time by the international air transport Association (IATA) traffic season at the end of one year after the date of the written notice of termination, unless the notice is not withdrawn, the parties by mutual agreement to the end of that period.
Article 28 registration the International Civil Aviation Organization and the United Nations Secretariat in this agreement and all amendments thereto shall be registered with ICAO and the United Nations Secretariat.
Article 29 provisional application and entry into force 1 this Agreement shall enter into force one month after the date of the last diplomatic note has completed the exchange of notes between the parties confirming that you have completed all the procedures necessary for its entry into force. The purpose of this exchange of Georgia submitted to the General Secretariat of the Council of the European Union its own diplomatic note sent by the European Union and its Member States, but by the General Secretariat of the Council of the European Union submitted to the Georgia of the European Union and its Member States diplomatic note. The European Union and its Member States the diplomatic notes includes all the notifications of the Member States, confirming the completion of their procedures necessary for the entry into force of this agreement.
2. Notwithstanding paragraph 1 of this article, the Parties shall, in accordance with its internal procedures, and/or applicable state law, agree to apply this Agreement provisionally from the first day of the month following the date of the last note is sent, which the Parties shall notify each other of the completion of the procedures necessary for the entry into force of this agreement.
In witness whereof, the Plenipotentiaries have signed this agreement.
This agreement is drawn up in Brussels, 2 December 2010, in two originals in the English, Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, French, Greek, Dutch, Hungarian, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Maltese, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish and Georgian languages, each text being equally authentic.
On behalf of the Republic of Latvia, Dana Reizniec, the traffic Ministry Parliamentary Secretary, the representatives of the Contracting Parties to the agreement of signatures certify the depositary representative k. Grečman, Director-General (Director-General k., Gretschmann) Annex I CONSISTENT services and SPECIFIC routes

1. this annex applies To the transitional provisions referred to in annex II to this agreement.
2. each Party shall grant the other party rights of air carriers to provide air transport services the following routes: a) the European Union air carriers: all the points in the European Union: a connection point in the Euromed countries ecaa countries or countries referred to in annex IV,-all points in Georgia, behind its territory;
b) air carriers of Georgia: all points in Georgia: a connection point in the Euromed countries ecaa, or countries referred to in annex IV,-all the points in the European Union.
3. air carriers of Georgia in the case of services operated in accordance with paragraph 2 of this annex, must begin and end within the territory of Georgia, but the air carriers of the European Union in the case of the European Union.
4. the airlines of both parties on any or all flights a flight, in its sole discretion, may: (a)) take flight in one or both directions;
b) combine different flight numbers within one aircraft in flight;
c) serve the connection points and points beyond parties, as specified in paragraph 2 of this annex, as well as points in the territories of the parties in any combination and order.
(d)) to skip a stop point or points;
e) to transfer traffic from any of its aircraft to another of its aircraft at any point;
f) make stops en route at any point in the territory of each party or outside it;
g) to carry out transit traffic through the other party's territory; and (h)) to combine in one transport aircraft, irrespective of the origin of the shipment.
5. each Party shall allow each carrier to establish its proposed international air frequency and capacity on the basis of commercial considerations in the market. Under these rights no party should not unilaterally limit the volume of traffic, frequency or regularity or other air carriers operating aircraft type or types, except when it is related to customs, technical, operational, environmental and health considerations, or the application of article 8 of this agreement ("competitive environment").
6. any party's air carriers, including the application of the cooperative ("code share") of the flight conditions, capable of serving any point located in a third country and which are not part of a specific route, unless they use the fifth freedom rights.
 
 
Annex II transitional provisions 1. How Georgia fulfilled and apply to all European Union legislation the provisions of the air transport sector, this agreement listed in annex III, with the exception of annex III of the agreement (D) security referred to in the legislation, assess the responsibility of the European Union, approved by the Joint Committee. Such an assessment shall be made no later than two years after the entry into force of this agreement.
2. Notwithstanding the provisions of annex I to this agreement, pending the adoption of the annex II to this agreement referred to in paragraph 1 of the decision, coordinated services and routes established by this agreement, do not fit the fifth freedom rights, inter alia, air carriers of Georgia — the right to operate an air service between two points in the territory of the European Union.
However, all traffic rights which are granted in accordance with any of the bilateral agreements between Georgia and EU Member States, may continue to be used, unless there is no discrimination between Community air carriers on the grounds of nationality.
3. How Georgia implemented legislation on aviation security, assess the responsibility of the European Union, approved by the Joint Committee. Such an assessment shall be carried out no later than three years after the entry into force of this agreement. Until then apply ECAC document of Georgia Nr. 30.4. at the end of the transitional period, the Georgian authority concerned shall communicate the security legislation, confidential which provided this agreement in part D of annex III, provided that there is agreement on confidential security information, including the exchange of EU classified information.
5. This gradual transition of Georgia, to fully apply all of this agreement specified in annex III of European Union legislation in the field of air transport, be inspected regularly. These assessments, in cooperation with Georgia, carried out by the European Commission.
6. from the entry into force of the decision the date referred to in paragraph 1 of this annex, apply to the Georgia rules carriers license, which essentially are equivalent to those laid down in chapter II of the European Parliament and Council Regulation (EC) no 1008/2008 of 24 September 2008 on common rules for the provision of air services in the community. As soon as the Joint Committee confirms that Georgia completely apply these rules on the licensing of activity of the European Union, the competent authorities shall apply article 4 of this agreement, the rules on the mutual recognition of suitability and/or the nationality of the findings, prepared by the competent authorities of Georgia.
7. Regardless of the decision taken in the Joint Committee or in accordance with article 24 ("protective"), the airworthiness of the aircraft, which is registered in the register of Georgia signing day and used by an operator located Georgia's regulatory oversight, but that is not the standard certificate issued by EASA in accordance with the relevant EU legislation, referred to in annex III, part C, you can continue to manage Georgia under the responsibility of the competent authorities, in accordance with the Georgia State law requirements to : a) 1 January 2015, for certain aircraft that involve only goods traffic;
(b)) by 2019 December 31 — for some helicopters, and light, as well as particularly light aircraft involved in activities such as search and rescue, environmental survey flights, training, emergency assistance, agricultural and humanitarian flights under the air carrier operating certificate, provided that the particular aircraft in accordance with the Convention established the international aviation safety standards. This annex referred to in paragraph 1 of the decision, these aircraft are not eligible for any further right under this agreement.
 
 
ANNEX III (with regular updates) rules applicable to CIVIL aviation following the law "applicable rules" applicable under this agreement, except in this annex or in annex II to this agreement ("transitional provisions") otherwise. In cases where separate legislation should be adapted, it is accordingly indicated.
A. market access and related issues no. 95/93 Council Regulation (EEC) No 95/93 of 18 January 1993 on common rules for the allocation of slots at Community airports, as amended: European Parliament and Council Regulation (EC) no 894/2004 of 27 May 2002 amending Council Regulation (EEC) No 95/93 of the European Parliament and of the Council Regulation (EC) no 1554/2003 of 22 July 2003 amending Council Regulation (EEC) No 95/93 of the European Parliament and of the Council Regulation (EC) No 793/2004 of 21 April 2004 amending Council Regulation (EEC) No 95/93 applicable provisions: articles 1 to 12 and article 14, paragraph 2, the application of article 12, paragraph 2, the term ' Commission ' shall be replaced by "the Joint Committee".
No 96/67 Council Directive 96/67/EC of 15 October 1996 on access to the groundhandling market at Community airports applicable provisions: articles 1 to 25 and annex application of article 10, the term ' Member States ' shall be replaced by "Member States of the European Union".
The application of article 20, paragraph 2, the term ' Commission ' shall be replaced by "the Joint Committee".
No 785/2004 of the European Parliament and Council Regulation (EC) no 785/2004 of 21 April 2004 on insurance requirements for air carriers and aircraft operators applicable provisions: articles 1 to 8, and article 10, paragraph 2 2009/12 Nr. European Parliament and Council directive 2009/13/EC of 11 March 2009 on airport charges applicable provisions: articles 1 to 12. B. air traffic management no. 549/2004 of the European Parliament and Council Regulation (EC) No 549/2004 of 10 March 2004 laying down the framework for the creation of the single European sky (the framework regulation) applicable provisions: articles 1 to 4, article 6 and 9 to 14 No. 550/2004 of the European Parliament and Council Regulation (EC) No 550/2004 of 10 March 2004 on the provision of air navigation services in the single European sky (the service provision Regulation) applicable provisions: articles 1 to 19, annex I and II No 551/2004 of the European Parliament and Council Regulation (EC) No 551/2004 of 10 March 2004 on the organisation of airspace and use in the single European sky (the airspace Regulation) applicable provisions: articles 1 to 11 no 552/2004 of the European Parliament and Council Regulation (EC) No 552/2004 of 10 March 2004 on the interoperability of the European air traffic management network (the interoperability Regulation) applicable provisions: articles 1 to 12 and annexes I to V no 2096/2005 Commission Regulation (EC) no 2096/2005 of 20 December 2005 laying down common requirements for the provision of air navigation services, as amended by:

Commission Regulation (EC) no 1315/2007 of 8 November 2007 on safety oversight in air traffic management, amending Regulation (EC) no 2096/2005 Commission Regulation (EC) No 482/2008 of 30 May 2008 establishing a software safety assurance system to be implemented by air navigation service providers and amending Annex II to Regulation (EC) no 2096/2005 of Commission Regulation (EC) no 668/2008 of 15 July 2008 on the Commission Regulation (EC) no 2096/2005 laying down common requirements for the provision of air navigation services, the amendments to annexes II to V relating to the working methods and operating procedures applicable provisions: articles 1 to 9 and annexes I to V No 2150/2005 Commission Regulation (EC) No 2150/2005 of 23 December 2005 laying down common rules for the flexible use of airspace no 2006/23 Directive 2006/23/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 5 April 2006 on a Community air traffic controller licence rules : 1. by article 16, 18, 19 and 20 article, the annexes I to IV no 730/2006 Commission Regulation (EC) no 730/2006 (11 May 2006) on the classification of airspace and flight, conducted according to visual flight rules, access to the above flight level 195. No 1794/2006 Commission Regulation (EC) no 1794/2006 of 6 December 2006 laying down a common charging scheme for air navigation services for no 1033/2006 of Commission Regulation (EC) no 1033/2006 of 4 July 2006 laying down the requirements on procedures for flight plans in the pre-flight phase for the single European sky no 1032/2006 Commission Regulation (EC) no 1032/2006 of 6 July 2006 laying down requirements for automatic systems for the exchange of flight data for the purpose of notification, coordination and transfer of flights between air traffic control units no 219/2007 Council Regulation (EC) No 219/2007 of 27 February 2007 on the establishment of a joint undertaking to develop the new generation European air traffic management system (SESAR) applicable provisions: articles 1 1 and 2 and 5 to 7 points, 2. and article 3, article 4, paragraph 1 and Annex no 633/2007 Commission Regulation (EC) no 633/2007 of 7 June 2007 laying down requirements for the application of a flight message transfer protocol used flight notification, coordination and transfer between air traffic control units: 1. Rules applicable to article 7, article 8, second and third sentence and I to IV No 1265/2007 Commission Regulation (EC) No 1265/2007 of 26 October 2007 laying down requirements on the distance between the air-ground voice communication channels in the single European Sky rules: 1. Article 9 Annexes I to IV, no 1315/2007 Commission Regulation (EC) no 1315/2007 of 8 November 2007 on safety oversight in air traffic management, amending Regulation (EC) no 2096/2005 applicable provisions: articles 1 to 15 no 482/2008 Commission Regulation (EC) No 482/2008 of 30 May 2008 establishing a software safety assurance system to be implemented by air navigation service providers and amending Annex II to Regulation (EC) no 2096/2005 applicable provisions: articles 1 to 5, annexes I and II No. 668/2008 Commission Regulation (EC) no 668/2008 of 15 July 2008 on the Commission Regulation (EC) no 2096/2005 laying down common requirements for the provision of air navigation services, the amendments to annexes II to V relating to the working methods and procedures of operation rules : 1. to article 2 No 1361/2008 Council Regulation (EC) No 1361/2008 of 16 December 2008 amending Regulation (EC) No 219/2007 on the establishment of a joint undertaking to develop the new generation European air traffic management system (SESAR) applicable provisions: articles 1 to 5 (except for article 1, point 6), annex (except 11 and 12 of the annex) No 29/2009 of Commission Regulation (EC) No 29/2009 (16 January 2009) laying down the requirements for data transmission services in the single European Sky rules: 1. Article 15, annexes I to VII No 30/2009 Commission Regulation (EC) No 30/2009 (16 January 2009), in connection with data transmission services, amending Regulation (EC) no 1032/2006 as far as the requirements for the exchange of flight data for the automated systems applicable provisions: articles 1 to 2 and annex No. 262/2009 Commission Regulation (EC) no 262/2009 of 30 March 2009 laying down the requirements for the S mode requesting code coordinated and the use of the single European sky, the applicable rules: 1. by article 13, annexes I to III No. 1070/2009 of the European Parliament and Council Regulation (EC) no 1070/2009 of 21 October 2009 amending Regulation (EC) No 549/2004, (EC) No 550/2004, (EC) No 551/2004 and (EC) No 552/2004 to improve the performance of the European aviation system and the sustainability of the applicable provisions: articles 1 to 5, except for article 1, paragraph 4 (C). the aviation safety No 3922/91 Council Regulation (EEC) No 3922/91 of 16 December 1991 on the harmonisation of technical requirements and administrative procedures in the field of civil aviation as amended by: Commission Regulation (EC) no 2176/96 (13 November 1996), with the scientific and technical progress Council Regulation (EEC) No 3922/91, Commission Regulation (EC) no 1069/1999 (in 1999. 25 May) to the scientific and technical progress Council Regulation (EEC) No 3922/91, Commission Regulation (EC) no 2871/2000 of 28 December 2000, by which the scientific and technical progress Council Regulation (EEC) No 3922/91 on the harmonisation of technical requirements and administrative procedures in the field of civil aviation to European Parliament and Council Regulation (EC) No 1592/2002 of 15 July 2002 on common rules in the field of civil aviation and establishing a European Aviation Safety Agency Council Regulation (EEC) no 1899/ 2006 of 12 December 2006 on the harmonisation of technical requirements and administrative procedures in the field of civil aviation, European Parliament and Council Regulation (EC) no 1900/2006 of 20 December 2006 amending Council Regulation (EEC) No 3922/91 on the harmonisation of technical requirements and administrative procedures in the field of civil aviation Commission Regulation (EC) No 8/2008 of 11 December 2007 amending Council Regulation (EEC) No 3922/91 as regards common technical requirements and administrative procedures applicable to commercial transportation by Commission Regulation (EC) No 859/2008 (20 august 2008), amending Council Regulation (EEC) No 3922/91 as regards common technical requirements and administrative procedures applicable to commercial transportation by applicable provisions: articles 1 to 10, 12 and 13, with the exception of article 4 paragraph 1 and 2 of article 8, second sentence I to III in application of article 12, the term ' Member States ' shall be replaced by "Member States of the European Union".
No 216/2008 of the European Parliament and Council Regulation (EC) No 216/2008 of 20 February 2008 on common rules in the field of civil aviation and establishing a European Aviation Safety Agency, and repealing Council Directive 91/670/EEC, Regulation (EC) No 1592/2002 and Directive 2004/36/EC applicable provisions: articles 1 to 68, with the exception of article 65, paragraph 1 of article 69, paragraph 2 69., paragraph 4 and annex I to VI as amended by: Commission Regulation (EC) no 690/2009 (30 July 2009) on the amendments of the European Parliament and Council Regulation (EC) No 216/2008 on common rules in the field of civil aviation and establishing a European Aviation Safety Agency, and repealing Council Directive 91/670/EEC, Regulation (EC) No 1592/2002 and Directive 2004/36/EC of the European Parliament and Council Regulation (EC) No 1108/2009 of 21 October 2009 amending Regulation (EC) No 216/2008 in the field of aerodromes, air traffic management and air navigation services and repealing Directive 2006/23/EC applicable provisions: articles 1 to 3 (with the exception of article 7, paragraph 1, introducing a new Article 8a, paragraph 5 of article 8 paragraph 6 and article 8 c 10), no 94/56 annex to Council Directive 94/56/EC of 21 November 1994 laying down the investigation of civil aviation accidents and incidents applicable provisions of basic principles: 1. to 12 no 2003/42 Directive 2003/42/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 June 2003 on occurrence reporting in civil aviation applicable provisions: articles 1 to 11, annexes I and II No. 1321/2007 Commission Regulation (EC) No 1321/2007 of 12 November 2007 laying down implementing rules in respect of the central in repozitārij integrates information on developments in civil aviation, which exchanges are carried out in accordance with the directive of the European Parliament and of the Council 2003/42/EC applicable provisions: articles 1 to 4 No 1330/2007 Commission Regulation (EC) No 1330/2007 (the 2007 24 September) laying down implementing rules in respect of the stakeholders to be shared for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council 2003/42/EC, article 7, paragraph 2, information about the events in civil aviation applicable rules: 1. Article 10, annexes I and II No. 1702/2003

Commission Regulation (EC) No 1702/2003 of 24 September 2003 laying down implementing rules for the certification of aircraft and related products, parts and appliances, airworthiness and environmental requirements, as well as of design and production organisations, as amended by: Commission Regulation (EC) No 381/2005 of 7 March 2005 amending Regulation (EC) No 1702/2003 Commission Regulation (EC) No 706/2006 of 8 May 2006 amending Regulation (EC) No 1702/2003 as regards how long period of time, Member States may issue approvals for a certain period of Commission Regulation (EC) No 335/2007 of 28 March 2007 amending Regulation (EC) No 1702/2003 as regards the implementing rules for the certification of aircraft and related products, parts and appliances, and on the compliance with the environmental requirements of Commission Regulation (EC) No 375/2007 of 30 March 2007 amending Regulation (EC) No 1702/2003 laying down implementing rules for the certification of aircraft and related products, parts and appliances, airworthiness and environmental requirements, as well as of design and production organisations Commission Regulation (EC) no 287/2008 of 28 March 2008 repealing Regulation (EC) No 1702/2003 article 2 c, paragraph 3, of the extension of the validity of Commission Regulation (EC) no 1057/2008 of 27 October 2008 amending Regulation (EC) No 1702/2003 Appendix II of annex a for the airworthiness review certificate (EASA Form 15A) Commission Regulation (EC) No 1194/2009 of 30 November 2009 amending Commission Regulation (EC) No 1702/2003 laying down implementing rules for the certification of aircraft and related products, parts and appliances, airworthiness and environmental requirements , and of design and production organisations Note: corrected by corrigendum to Commission 30 November 2009. Regulation (EC) No 1194/2009 amending Regulation (EC) No 1702/2003 laying down implementing rules for the certification of aircraft and related products, parts and appliances, airworthiness and environmental requirements, as well as of design and production organisations (OJ L 321 , 8.12.2009.)
Applicable provisions: articles 1 to 4 and annex. Referred to in this regulation transitional period shall be determined by the Joint Committee.
No 2042/2003 Commission Regulation (EC) No 2042/2003 of 20 November 2003 on the aircraft and aeronautical products, parts and appliances, the maintenance and airworthiness approval of organisations and personnel involved in these tasks as amended by: Commission Regulation (EC) no 707/2006 of 8 May 2006 amending Regulation (EC) No 2042/2003 as regards approvals of a limited duration and annexes I and III to Commission Regulation (EC) No 376/2007 of 30 March 2007 amending Regulation (EC) No 2042/2003 on the aircraft and aeronautical products, parts and appliances, the maintenance and airworthiness approval of organisations and personnel involved in these tasks of Commission Regulation (EC) No 1056/2008 of 27 October 2008 amending Regulation (EC) No 2042/2003 on the aircraft and aeronautical products, parts and appliances, the maintenance and airworthiness approval of organisations and personnel involved in these tasks of Commission Regulation (EC) No 127/2010 of 5 February 2010 amending Regulation (EC) No 2042/2003 on the aircraft and aeronautical products, parts and appliances, the maintenance and airworthiness approval of organisations and personnel involved in these tasks applicable provisions: articles 1 to 5, annexes I to IV No. 104/2004 Commission Regulation (EC) No 104/2004 of 22 January 2004 laying down rules for the Board of appeal of the European Aviation Safety Agency and composition rules : 1. by article 7 and Annex no 593/2007 Commission Regulation (EC) no 593/2007 of 31 May 2007 on the fees and charges levied by the European aviation safety agency with amended by: Commission Regulation (EC) no 1356/2008 (2008 December 23) amending Regulation (EC) no 593/2007 on the fees and charges levied by the European aviation safety agency applicable provisions of : 1. to article 12, paragraph 2 of article 14 and annex No 736/2006 Commission Regulation (EC) No 736/2006 of 16 May 2006 on the European Aviation Safety Agency for conducting standardisation inspections working methods applicable provisions: articles 1 to 18 no 768/2006 Commission Regulation (EC) no 768/2006 (19 May 2006), with the European Parliament and of the Council Directive 2004/36/EC on the collection and exchange of information regarding the safety of the aircraft using Community airports and the management of the information system applicable provisions: articles 1 to 5 No 2111/2005 of the European Parliament and Council Regulation (EC) No 2111/2005 of 14 December 2005 are subject to an operating ban within the community establishing the Community list of air carriers and air transport passenger information on the identity of the operating air carrier, and repealing Directive 2004/36/EC article 9 cancellation of the applicable rules : 1. by article 13, annex to the Commission Regulation (EC) No 473/2006 of 22 March 2006 laying down implementing rules for the operating ban in the community the Community list of air carriers which are subject to that of the European Parliament and the Council in chapter II of Regulation (EC) No 2111/2005 of the applicable provisions: articles 1 to 6 and the annex (A) to (C) of Commission Regulation (EC) No 474/2006 of 22 March 2006 are subject to an operating ban within the community establishing the Community list of air carriers mentioned in European Parliament and Council in chapter II of Regulation (EC) No 2111/2005, with subsequent amendments.
Applicable provisions: articles 1 to 3, A and B annex d. aviation security no 300/2008 of the European Parliament and Council Regulation (EC) no 300/2008 of 11 March 2008 on common rules in the field of civil aviation security and repealing Regulation (EC) No 2320/2002 applicable provisions: articles 1 to 18, article 21 and annex No 18/2010 Commission Regulation (EU) No 18/2010 (January 8) amending European Parliament and Council Regulation (EC) no 300/2008 as regards the national quality control programme specifications in the field of civil aviation security no 272/2009 Commission Regulation (EC) No 272/2009 of 2 April 2009 supplementing the common basic standards on civil aviation security laid down in European Parliament and Council Regulation (EC) no 300/2008 No 1254/2009 in the annex to Commission Regulation (EU) No 1254/2009 of 18 December 2009 laying down the criteria to allow Member States to derogate from the common basic standards in the field of civil aviation security and to adopt alternative security measures Commission Regulation (EU) No ... [...] laying down detailed measures for the implementation of the common basic standards on aviation security [going on making EU-wide procedure] Commission decision of (EU) No ... [...] laying down detailed measures for the implementation of the common basic standards on aviation security, which is Regulation (EC) no 300/2008 article 18 a) information referred to in paragraph [going on making EU-wide procedure] e. environmental protection no. 2006/93 of the European Parliament and of the Council Directive 2006/93/EC of 12 December 2006 on the limitation of the operation of aircraft covered by the Convention on international civil aviation Annex 16 of the second edition of volume 1 Chapter 3 of part II of the applicable rules : 1. by article 6 and annexes I and II No. 2002/30 Directive 2002/30/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 March 2002 on the establishment of rules and procedures with regard to the related operating restrictions at Community airports with noise, as amended, or custom text to the 2003 Act of accession, and the 2005 Act of accession applicable provisions: articles 1 to 15. , Annexes I and II No. 2002/49 Directive 2002/49/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 June 2002 relating to the assessment and management of environmental noise applicable provisions: articles 1 to 16, annexes I and VI annex f. social aspects no. 2000/79 Council Directive 2000/79/EC of 27 November 2000 concerning the European Agreement on civil aviation mobile workers in the organisation of working time concluded between the Association of European airlines (AEA), the European Transport workers ' Federation (ETF), the European Cockpit Association (ECA), the European regional airlines Association (era) and the international air carrier Association (IACA) applicable provisions: articles 2 and 3 and annex No. 2003/88 Directive 2003/88/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 4 November 2003 concerning certain aspects of the organisation of working time applicable provisions: 1 to 19, 21 to 24 and 26 to 29 of article g. consumer protection no. 90/314 Council Directive 90/314/EEC (1990. on 13 June) on package travel, package holidays and package tours regulations Apply: 1. to article 10 No 95/46 Directive 95/46/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 24 October 1995 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data

Applicable provisions: articles 1 to 34 No 2027/97 of Council Regulation (EC) No 2027/97 of 9 October 1997 on air carrier liability in the event of accidents as amended: European Parliament and Council Regulation (EC) No 889/2002 of 13 May 2002 amending Council Regulation (EC) No 2027/97 applicable provisions: articles 1 to 8 No. 261/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council Regulation (EC) No 261/2004 of 11 February 2004 establishing common rules on compensation and assistance to passengers in the event of denied boarding and of cancellation or long delay of flights, and repealing Regulation (EEC) No 295/91 applicable provisions: articles 1 to 17 No 1107/2006 of the European Parliament and Council Regulation (EC) No 1107/2006 of 5 July 2006 concerning the rights of disabled persons and persons with reduced mobility when travelling by air transport rules : 1. by article 17, annex I and II (H). other laws no 80/2009 of the European Parliament and Council Regulation (EC) No 80/2009 of 14 January 2009 on a code of conduct for computerised reservation systems and repealing Council Regulation (EEC) no 2299/89 is the abolition of the rules: 1. to article 18 and annex I and II of ANNEX IV to this agreement under article 3 and 4, and annex I list 1 other countries. the Republic of Iceland (under the agreement on the European economic area);
2. The Principality of Liechtenstein (under the agreement on the European economic area);
3. the Kingdom of Norway (under the agreement on the European economic area);
4. the Swiss Confederation (under the agreement between the European Community and the Swiss Confederation).