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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 Abdullah Ahli, Director General of DCAA, attended a ceremony held in celebration of India’s 68th Republic Day by the Indian Business and Professional Council (IBPC).During the ceremony, HE Mohammed Abdullah Ahli was awarded the ‘Golden Friends of India Award’ in recognition of his efforts to support and enhance economic and investment relations.His Excellency thanked the IBPC in Dubai, and commented:  “We value the mutual efforts of the UAE and India aiming to a ...

Raffle draws on Car Free  ...


Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA) participated in the Car Free Day event organised by the Dubai Municipality, which was attended by Abdul Rahim Al Mulla, Executive Director of Corporate Support and Communications, and  Ahmed Al Zarouni, Director of  Public Relations.DCAA organised raffle draws for the employees participating in the Car Free Day, which is annually organized by Dubai Municipality, and the raffle draw included purchase of coupons from Dubai Duty Free.The raffle draws ...

Sports activities oganise ...


​Dubai Civil Aviation Authority organised a variety of sports activities on the National Sports Day held at Al Nasser Club with the attendance of His Excellency Mohammed Abudlla Ahli, Director General, DCAA, as well as executive directors and employees of the authority.The activities included a football competition between DCAA’s departments and a basketball competition between the female employees.The Aviation Security and Incident Investigation Department won the football competition and the C ...

Sand Storm Al Marmoom

Sand Storm Al Marmoom


​A team from the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA) participated in ‘Sand Storm Al Marmoom’, an obstacle race organised by Dubai Holding Group.The race was held in a field set across four terrains -- rock, sand, water and mud -- with obstacles that blend perfectly into a backdrop of sand dunes, lakes, greenery and wildlife right in the heart of Dubai’s desert landscape.

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