For Specialists

In addition to the general website, the FOCA also operates a "Portal for Specialists", which contains etailed informations, documentation and forms for people who are active in the civil aviation sector in a professional or private capacity.
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Informations about Switzerlands connection with the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) (not in English available)

Principle of Freedom of Information

Unter the Swiss Priciple of Freedom of Information Act from 2006 everybody has the right to request the publishing of documents produced by the federal administration. Priciple of Freedom of Information

Jobs at FOCA

Job vacencies at FOCA are published here (in German, French an Italian only).

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Federal Office of Civil Aviation (FOCA)

The Federal Office of Civil Aviation (FOCA) is responsible for aviation development and the supervision of civil aviation activities in Switzerland. The FOCA is part of the Federal Department of the Environment, Transport, Energy and Communications (DETEC) and is charged with ensuring that the high safety standards in civil aviation in Switzerland are maintained, and with pursuing a policy of sustainable development.

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Note: Most Press releases are only available in German, French and Italian. Please check the FOCA homepage of these languages.

Further information

Laser attacks against pilots are illegal and represent a serious safety risk. Perpetrators of laser attacks against aircraft now face criminal charges. More informations here.