The first Kick off meeting of the project Crossborder Air Networking – CAN, which is funded by the IPA Adriatic Cross-border Programme 2007-2013 took place in Bovec,on the 24th and 25th January 2013.
The meeting was attended by project managers of all seven partners and also by prominent figures from their organizations, namely the Minister of the Ministry of Economy Affairs of Hercegbosnian Canton – Anka Papag-Dodig, Secretary of Aeronautical Union of Serbia – Željko Ovuka, Deputy Mayor of the Municipality of Tarcento – Sergio Ganzitti and the Head of Administration of Municipality Rab – Vanja Seršić.
Project activities are associated with the modernization of infrastructure and networking of small airports and also educating and training. Together they form a complete whole in the field of search, rescue, protection and sport aviation. Most of the partners have previous experience with project A3-NET, which was also funded by the IPA Adriatic Cross-border Programme 2007-2013. Therefore the project CAN is an important addition to the development of sports airports, which will also be centers with modern facilities for protection and rescue.