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welcomeThe Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA) was established in 2007 pursuant to Law No. 21 of 2007, as the successor to the Department of Civil Aviation that was established on 18th March 1971.

The Department of Civil Aviation was established in 1971, inter alia, to oversee, under the direction of the Ruler of the Emirate of Dubai, all civil aviation matters and to implement the laws and regulations in Dubai on the said matters and supervise the implementation of the convention on the management of Dubai International Airport between Government of Dubai and I.A.L.

At DCAA, we are driven by the vision of our Ruler His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai to make Dubai the Airport of the World, guided under the leadership of His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, The President of DCAA.

DCAA has adopted the Dubai Strategy 2021 that established a clear route towards a smart and sustainable city, which occupies a leading status on the global economy map under the patronage of its leaders whose first concern is the prosperity of the individuals and solidarity of the community, and cascading this vision on our objectives to achieve it throughout the aviation sector. Dubai Civil Aviation Authority has set a clear strategy that supports the unified vision, which enhances Dubai’s’ position at the international level, a culture of constant compliance with the requirements of safety, security, environment, and social responsibility.In addition, the Authority’s strategy has focused on strengthening correlations with its strategic partners, especially the regional and international aviation organizations through cooperation and supporting the aviation industry to maintain a sustainable growth. Click here​ for ​ complete details

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​His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman of Dubai Airports and Chairman and Chief Executive, Emirates Airline & Group, attended the graduation ceremony of the 5th division of the 2018 Technical Diploma Programme, which is part of the “Maliyoun” initiative. His Highness honoured the graduates in the presence of H.E. Mohammed Abdulla Ahli, Director General of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, and a number of officials and executiv ...

National Day of Kingdom o ...


​The‭ ‬Dubai‭ ‬Civil Aviation‭ ‬Authority‭ (‬DCAA‭) ‬participated in welcoming Bahraini visitors on the occasion‭ ‬of celebrating the National Day of Kingdom of Bahrain‭. ‬The‭ ‬participation of the Authority came as part of the‭ ‬“My‭ ‬Identity”‭ ‬team in Dubai Airports to stress the depth of relations between the two countries‭.

DCAA participates in ICAN ...


Headed‭ ‬by Saood Abdulaziz‭ ‬Kankazar‭, ‬Executive Director‭, ‬Air Transport and International Affairs Sector‭, ‬a‭ ‬delegation from the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority‭ (‬DCAA‭) ‬participated in‭ ‬the ICAO Air Service Negotiation Conference‭ (‬ICAN‭) ‬held in Nairobi‭, ‬Kenya in December‭. ‬‭ ‬The‭ ‬delegation held bilateral discussions with a‭ ‬number of participating countries with the aim to develop the‭ ‬air transport sector‭. ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬ ...

2019‭ ‬is Year of Toleran ...


On‭ ‬the occasion of declaring‭ ‬2019‭ ‬as the Year of Tolerance in the UAE by‭ ‬His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan‭, ‬President of‭ ‬the UAE‭, ‬His Excellency Mohammed Abdulla Ahli‭, ‬Director General of‭ ‬Dubai Civil Aviation Authority‭ (‬DCAA‭) ‬and CEO of Dubai Air‭ ‬Navigation Services‭ (‬DANS‭), ‬said‭: ‬“We are so proud of the‭ ‬never-ending achievements of our beloved country and its initiatives‭ ‬to promote cohesion and harmony in the homeland under a‭ ‬rational leaders ...

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