Air Transport and International Affairs Sector
This section is responsible for aviation service agreements signed with other states as well as negotiating with states for executing such agreements with regard to scheduled and unscheduled operations. Moreover, this section is responsible for other agreements pertinent to air transport services. The most prominent tasks of this section are:
This section plays a key role in management development and support. It helps organize, plan and develop air transport agreements to serve public interests through updating data, providing required statistics and laying down effective and complementary organizational plans to help update agreements, render the same successful and compliance with international standards. The most prominent tasks of this section are:
This section gives permits and consents to air transport companies as well as to ensure that airlines companies and owners of private planes comply with basic rules and relevant laws. The section, also, coordinates with the authority and airlines corporations for cooperation. Responsibilities of the section are as follow:
This section issue No-Objections Certificates to carry on all activities pertinent to Aviation Business affairs in Dubai Emirate and free zones. In addition, the section monitors and inspects entities providing the airline service in the Emirate to ensure the same comply with laws and instructions issued from the concerned authority. Moreover, the section receives complaints and coordinates with airlines companies and service providers to reach reasonable solutions to satisfy passengers. Main functions of this section are as follow:
The Aviation Security and Accident Investigation Sector is responsible to organize and oversee the activities related to aviation security and dangerous goods carriage on board commercial aircraft in the emirate of Dubai as well as overseeing the non-United Arab Emirates - registered aircraft and investigate accidents, also participating in Crisis and Disasters Management related to civil aviation through the membership of Crisis and Disasters Committee within the emirate of Dubai pursuant for preservation of civil aviation safety and security.
The Accident Investigation & Aircraft Oversight Department in collaboration with the Federal Authority, investigates all related aviation accidents within the emirate of Dubai. The investigation is taking place in order to preserve the accident site , protect the evidence and collect the required samples. This is to enhance aviation safety as well as issuing safety recommendations to prevent reoccurrence. The investigation is conducted in accordance with the national and international rules and regulation, the department also handles the oversight of non-United Arab Emirates registered aircrafts in order to ensure the safety of the aircraft frame structure and engines as well as the validity of the aircraft and crew credentials in coordination with General Civil Aviation Authority
This section is responsible for accident/incident investigation for aircraft that might be subject to damages or crash in all Dubai Airports as well as investigates accident occurred within the emirate of Dubai. Such investigation includes data collection from different organizations, interviewing involved individuals, prepare reports and putting recommendation to enhance safety performance as well as preventing reoccurrence in the future in coordination with General Civil Aviation Authority. In addition the below responsibilities of the section are:
This section is responsible for inspecting and auditing non-UAE registered commercial air transport operators to ensure compliance with national and international standards issued by the International Civil Aviation Organization and General Civil Aviation Authority. in addition the below responsibilities of the section are:
The Aviation Security and Dangerous Goods Department is responsible to supervise all activities related to aviation security and dangerous goods transportation within emirate of Dubai, including but not limited to conduct regular quality control programmes (Audit and Inspection) related to aviation security and transportation of dangerous goods by Air, also review and approve All programmes related to aviation security and transportation of dangerous goods. In addition issue no-objection certificates related to aviation security procedures and carriage of dangerous goods and firearms in commercial aircrafts.
Aviation Security Section handles the auditing and inspection of civil aviation regulations and standards in compliance with ICAO standards and the local and federal requirements and regulation. In addition the section handles the following responsibilities:
The Dangerous Goods Section is responsible for issuing No Objection Certificates for the carriage of Dangerous Goods by commercial air operators to, from and via Dubai airports, The Section also conduct regular inspections on Dangerous Goods storage facilities, in order to ensure the compliance with all international and national Dangerous Goods Regulations. In addition to the following responsibilities: