Aviation is one of the key elements in domestic transport in Norway as well as a vital international link. The industry is of international dimensions, and regulated to a high degree by international regulations, agreements and conventions. The Ministry of Transport is responsible for the framework conditions for aviation in Norway.
An administrative agency responsible for ensuring safe and efficient operation of civil aviation.
The company owns state airports and plans civil aviation infrastructure. It provides airport and aviation safety services for passengers and airlines and other users of civil aviation installations.
The Norwegian Safety Investigation Authority shall investigate accidents and serious incidents in the aviation, railway, road traffic marine and defence sectors. The purpose of the investigations is to elucidate matters deemed to be important to the prevention of accidents in the transport and defence sector. It is not the NSIA’s task to apportion blame or liability under criminal or civil law.