EASA Guidelines for Aero-Medical Centres and Aeromedical Examiners regarding the examination and assessment of applicants

This document provides guidance for Aero-Medical Centres (AeMCs), Aeromedical Examiners (AMEs), General Medical Practitioners (GMPs) and Occupational Health Medical Practitioners (OHMPs) in regard to performing examinations and assessments of applicants for an initial, revalidation or renewal of a medical certificate class 1, 2, 3 or LAPL, or of a cabin crew (CC) medical report, as applicable, during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The document aims to assist the AeMCs, AMEs, GMPs and OHMPs by providing guidelines and management recommendations able to identify aircrew and ATCO applicants, that in any way have been associated with the COVID-19. Furthermore, it aims at indicating suitable options and framework to consider, in order to identify the compatibility of the exposed candidate with the established framework of Part-MED concerning infectious diseases and, consequently, relevant also for COVID-19, in order to ensure flight safety.