The Agency will closely monitor the development of the situation and take adequate measures
At the end of January, the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has issued the Safety Directive EASA SD 2021_01, which prescribes the conditions for the return to service of Boeing 737-8 "MAX" and 737-9 "MAX" aircraft when performing commercial air transport operations.
Having this in mind, and starting from the fact that the safety of passengers and air operations are the priority, the Civil Aviation Agency of Montenegro has issued a Safety Directive, which stipulates that operations of these aircraft are allowed at Montenegrin airports, according to conditions which are identical to ones published by EASA.
Being aware of the fact that this is a complex and serious process, the Civil Aviation Agency will carefully monitor the development of the situation and take adequate measures.
As a reminder, there are no Boeing 737-8 "MAX" and 737-9 "MAX" aircraft in the Montenegrin register. These types of aircraft did not land or take off from Montenegrin airports in 2019. In 2018, out of the total number of take-off and landing operations at Montenegrin airports, about 50 operations were performed with Boeing 737-8 "MAX" and 737-9 "MAX" aircraft.