First meeting of Mongolia – U.S Joint Aviation Technical Working Group held virtually

2021-03-01 17:12:28

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The first meeting of Mongolia – U.S. Joint Aviation Technical Working Group took place virtually on February 27. Specialists from the Mongolian Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) and the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration, and Transportation Security Administration participated in the discussion.

During the meeting, Head of Air Transport Policy and Coordination Division of the CAA G.Batbayar briefed about context and process of revised draft law on Civil Aviation.

While, Director for Office of International Aviation of the Department of Transportation Benjamin Taylor presented about necessary works to be carried out to conduct direct, scheduled flights between Mongolia and the United States. He said “The first step to conduct direct, scheduled flight to U.S. is to establish Air Relations Agreement. The U.S. has willingness to establish a legal  framework that covers both passenger and cargo flights.”


The sides decided to set up subgroups of Economy, Safety Operation and Security under the Technical Working Group and to appoint bilateral representatives as reflected in the meeting plan.

The sides also agreed to organize the next meeting at the beginning of June, 2021.