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Air Transport and International Affairs Department
Air Transport Section
Air Transport Section has a responsibility to ensure development
of air transport in Dubai, in keeping with the policy of the
government. It also plays a key role, in effectively dealing with
changing aviation environment and preparing to administer the
changes with the objective of sustaining, ‘Hub Status’ for Dubai.
This section manages landing approvals, at both Dubai
International (DXB) and Al Maktoum International (DWC), in
conformity with Air Service Agreement.
International Affairs Section
The International Affairs Section plays a key role by preparing
ground work for conducting negotiations for Air Services Agreements,
by establishing links with other states and provides a necessary
platform for the successful implementation, of an international air
The section also serves as a point of contact for international
and national aviation authorities and looks after aero-political
rights of Dubai.
Standards and Regulations Department
Airport Certification Section
Airport Certification Section is responsible for ensuring
regulatory compliance of Design, Construction and Operations in all
civil airports in the Emirate of Dubai.
Aviation Regulations and Safety Section
Aviation Regulations and Safety Section is responsible for
monitoring, inspecting and auditing the aviation safety standards
and performance within the aviation sector of Dubai, and producing,
supervising and maintain the Dubai Civil Aviation Policy.
Environment and Obstacle Control Section
Environment and Obstacle Control Section is responsible for the
coordination of Environmental Policy of Dubai Aviation Sector and
control of obstacles within the airspace of the Emirate of Dubai.
Aviation Security and Accident Investigation Department
Aviation Security Section
The Aviation Security Section is responsible for ensuring,
through a process of Inspections and Audits, which the security
processes at each of Dubai’s Airports Comply with International and
National Standards. The Section reviews and accepts Aircraft
Operator Security Programmes of new and current operators that fly
into Dubai’s airports. The Section also reviews and accepts the
Airport Security Program of both Dubai International and Al Maktoum
Accident Investigation Section
The Accident Investigation Section is responsible for ensuring
that accidents and incidents, involving damage to aircraft or
injuries to people, are investigated and reported upon with a view
to ensuring corrective actions and non-repetitions.
Dangerous Goods Section
The Dangerous Goods Section is responsible for the approval
process of applications by aircraft operators to carry Dangerous
Goods into or through Dubai airports. The Section carries out
regular inspections of Dangerous Goods storage facilities and
handling processes, in order to ensure compliance with Dangerous
Corporate Support Department
Administration Affairs and Finance Section
Administration Affairs and Finance Section functions includes
Office Administration, Purchasing, Budgeting, Revenue billing and
cash collection, disbursement of payments, banking, Management
Information Reporting and Inventory of Stock and Fixed Assets. It
initiates and implements financial discipline through budgeting and
financial control systems and procedures to achieve excellent
performance, cost effective utilization of resources. Ensure
effective implementation of all applicable laws,rules, regulations,
standards and policies in the financial procedures of Dubai Civil
The section also does the preparation, compilation and final
submission of the yearly Fiscal Budget of Dubai Civil Aviation
Authority. Also, the section does the finalization of the yearly
accounts and prepares the Financial Statements of Dubai Civil
Aviation Authority and submits to the Department of Finance,
Government of Dubai.
The Administration affairs & Finance Sections aims to provide
maximum value adding services to all the stakeholders of Dubai Civil
Aviation Authority for the achievement its vision of “Dubai to
become the Global Aviation Capital contributing to the prosperity
and enabling growth for Dubai”
Human Resources Section
Human Resources Section is a support team of Dubai Civil Aviation
Authority’s for the achievement of principles, vision and mission.
The section is committed to provide high quality services and
Support for Employment, Training, Employee Relations, Benefits &
Compensation and Safety, beyond the expectations of employees,
enabling them to deliver efficient services. Manpower Planning,
Recruitment, Job evaluation, Allocation of available Manpower
Resources across the organization are also the responsibility of HR
Section. Also retains staff, providing career development and
potential leadership opportunities to build the future of DCAA.
Information Technology Section
Information Technology section is mainly responsible for managing
and providing hardware and software maintenance, trainings and
consultation. IT provides recommendations about future planning and
development of resources as well. In addition, it initiates and
implements improvements in all areas of IT responsibility.
Corporate Communication Section
Corporate Communication Section plays a role in highlighting the
imminent position of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority regionally &
internationally. The tasks of this section is communicating with its
strategic partners, governmental departments and customers.
Moreover, this section provides public relation services to
delegates and guests, enhances the national, regional and
international community initiatives, organizes and manages
international conferences, participates in official, national and
societal forums and festivities, and communicates with all media.