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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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The Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, represented by the Air Transport and International Affairs Sector, received a delegation from Dubai Police General Command headed by  Tarek Sultan Al Suwaidi, Director of the Department of Diplomatic Affairs. The visiting delegation was received by  Abdullah bin Khediya, Director of Air Transport Department.During the meeting, a number of themes were discussed in relation to the role of the Authority in enhancing international relations that contribu ...

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Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA) received a delegation from the company Vistara Airlines. The delegation was received by Saood Abdulaziz Kankazar, Executive Director of Air Transport and International Affairs Sector. During the meeting, a number of important topics were discussed in the aviation sector. The delegation was told that the Authority is always keen to contribute to the strengthening of relations and cooperation in the field of civil aviation because of the importance of this sec ...




​HE Mohammed Abdulla Ahli, Director General of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA) and CEO of Dubai Air Navigation Services (DANS), received Mr. Phil Malem, CEO, Serco Middle East.  The meeting served to discuss the services provided by the company and the cooperation relations between the two sides stressing the importance of enhancing and developing them to serve common interests. This meeting comes as part of a series of regular meetings aimed at strengthening cooperation and partn ...

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HE Mohammed Abdulla Ahli, Director General of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA) and CEO of Dubai Air Navigation Services (DANS), received HE Dr Hazza Al Nuaimi, the Coordinator General of the Dubai Government Excellence Programme (DGEP) of the General Secretariat of the Executive Council of Dubai, in the presence of the Deputy CEO of DANS and the Executive Directors of DCAA.The meeting falls in the framework of DCAA quest to achieve leadership and ensure sustainability in the civil aviation ...

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