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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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After meeting the requirements of compliance audits successfully, the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA) has been accredited for the ISO 22301:2012 Societal Security – Business Continuity Management Systems certification for the services provided by the Authority. His Excellency Mohammed Abdulla Ahli, Director General of DCAA, received the certification from Lloyd's Register EMEA in the presence of the executive directors and a number of department directors and section heads of the Autho ...

DCAA distributes HH’s Qis ...


​His Excellency Mohammed Abdulla Ahli, Director General of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, has distributed copies of the latest book of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, among the employees. He assured that the distribution of HH's memoir, Qissati (My Story) comes within the framework of the Authority's keenness on supporting leadership visions and making use of their rich experiences that have contributed to reaching ...

Education ministry delega ...


A delegation of officials from the Ministry of Education has visited the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA) with the aim to explore, strengthen and develop all possible means of mutual cooperation between the two entities.The delegation, headed by Her Excellency Dr Amena Al Dhahak Al Shamsi, Assistant Undersecretary for Activities and Care Sector at the Ministry, was received by the DCAA officials - Mohammed Abdulla Lengawi, Executive Director of Aviation Security and Accident Investigat ...

DCAA-sponsored event crea ...


​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 and Group, received a certificate from the Guinness World Records for a record the Emirate established.Presented by Omar Talal, Regional Manager for Middle East & North Africa at Guinness World Records, the certificate recognizes the astonishing accomplishment achieved during the world parachuting event organised on the oc ...

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