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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 Excellency Mohammed Abdulla Ahli, Director General of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA), launched the Integrated Investigation and Notification Programme (IIAN) on the sideline of GITEX Technology Week. IIAN is a programme that integrates investigators' intuition and the machine learning of artificial intelligence to create together a smart application to be used in investigating accidents. One-of-a-kind in the world, IIAN is set to be a milestone in the field of civil aviation.

DCAA and Dubai Statistics ...


​Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA) and Dubai Statistics Center have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that aims to support the Air Statistics project and collaboration in the field of statistics.Taking place at Smart Dubai stand in GITEX Technology Week 2018, The MoU was signed by H.E. Mohammed Abdulla Ahli, Director General of DCAA and CEO of Dubai Air Navigation Services, and Arif Al Muhairi, Executive Director of Dubai Statistics Center, at the Smart Dubai stand during the GITEX ...

National Air Cargo Co chi ...


​His Excellency Mohammed Abdulla Ahli, Director General of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA), received in his office Mr Jacob Matthew, President and Board Member of National Air Cargo Co.The meeting was attended by Mr Abdul Rahim Al Mulla, Executive Director of Corporate Support and Communications Sector, Mr Khalid Al Aref, Executive Director of Aviation Safety & Environment Sector, and Mr Abdullah bin Khediya, Director of Air Traffic Department. 

DCAA showcases smart serv ...


The Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA) participated in GITEX Technology Week 2018 as part of the Smart Dubai stand, where the Authority showcased its latest smart and innovative services provided with view to enhancing customers' experience.The participation of the Authority falls in the framework of its keenness to showcase its range of different services and application and to introduce visitors to its latest achievements in relation to the development of innovative services being displayed ...

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