Dangerous Goods Instruction Programs

Scope and powers

    Approval and continuous monitoring of dangerous goods safe transport instruction programmes provided by the different employers involved in air transport, with the exception of air operators (link to Transport of dangerous goods | AESA)

    Employers for the purpose of applying for approval through this Service are:

    • Consignors of dangerous goods, including packers and persons or organisations who assume the responsibilities of consignors.
    • Freight forwarders
    • Scale and groundhandling agents
    • Security personnel
    • Designated postal operators
    • Or any employer of personnel performing functions designed to ensure that dangerous goods are transported in accordance with the Technical Instructions.


Reference regulations

    Regulation (EU) 2018/1139 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 4 July 2018 on common rules in the field of civil aviation and establishing a European Union Aviation Safety Agency and amending Regulations (EC) No 2111/2005, (EC) No 1008/2008, (EU) No 996/2010, (EC) No 376/2014 and Directives 2014/30/EU and 2014/53/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council and repealing Regulations (EC) No 552/2004 and (EC) No 216/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council and Council Regulation (EEC) No 3922/91

    Commission Regulation (EU) No 965/2012 of 5 October 2012 laying down technical requirements and administrative procedures in relation to air operations pursuant to Regulation (EC) No 216/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council

    Annex 18 Convention on International Civil Aviation (Chicago 1944): Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air

    Resolution of 23 November 2022 of the Directorate-General for Civil Aviation, publishing technical instructions for the safe transport of dangerous goods by air. (ICAO document 9284/AN/905), edition 2023-2024. Available via this link

    Resolution of 27 July 2022 of the Directorate of the State Aviation Safety Agency on minimum requirements for the qualification of instructor/assessment personnel assigned to dangerous goods training programmes by air.Available via this link

    ICAO Document 9284/AN/905-SUPLEMENT Supplement to Technical Instructions for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air


Procedure for Approval of Dangerous Goods Instruction Programs by Airway

List of organisations with approval of Hazardous Goods Transport Instruction Programs by Airway

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