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San Marino and Kingdom Saudi Arabia Executes ICAO Art. 83bis Agreement

August 17, 2015

The Civil Aviation Authority of San Marino (SM-CAA) has signed aagreement with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA)  allowing aircraft registered in San Marino to be operated for commercial purposes by a Privat Air Saudi Arabia. 

This agreement, known as an ICAO Article 83 bis Agreement in accordance with the International Convention on Civil Aviation (ICAO), provides for the sharing of aircraft regulatory oversight responsibilities between the State of Registry (San Marino) and the State of Operator (Saudi Arabia). This level of commitment and partnership is indicative of the credible reputation and quality of safety oversight the two authorities will provide to aircraft affected by this Agreement.

This agreement is fundamental and marks a new level of cooperation between our two aviation regulatory authorities, said Marco Conti - Director General Civil Aviation San Marino.