History

Maldives Civil Aviation Authority

11 Jan 2012
On 11th January 2012, Maldives Civil Aviation Authority was formed as an independent authority by the Parliament under Act 2/2012 and all the functions of CAD were transfered to the Authority.
07 Jul 2010
On 07th July 2010 , Civil Aviation mandate was transferred to the newly established Ministry of Transport and Communication and at present functions as the Civil Aviation Department of the the Ministry of Transport and Communication.
12 Nov 2008
On 12 November 2008, Civil Aviation mandate was transferred to the newly established Ministry of Civil Aviation and Communication and functioned as the Civil Aviation Department of the the Ministry of Civil Aviation and Communication.
14 Jul 2005
On 14 July 2005, Civil Aviation functions was transferred to the newly established Ministry of Tourism and Civil Aviation and functioned as the Civil Aviation Department of the the Ministry of Tourism and Civil Aviation.
11 Nov 1998
On 11 November 1998, with the establishment of the Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation, the civil Aviation mandate was transfered to this Ministry.
11 Nov 1993
On 11 November 1993, the functions of the Department of Civil Aviation was transferred to the Ministry of Transport and Communication / Civil Aviation Department.
12 Dec 1988
The Department of Civil Aviation was again established on 12 December 1988 after dissolving the Civil Aviation Authority. At the same time Maldives Airports Authority was established. The Department of Civil Aviation functioned under the President's Office.
18 Feb 1985
The Civil Aviation Authority was established on 18 February 1985. The Authority was entrusted with the function to undertake the work carried out by the Department of Civil Aviation and Maldives Airports Authority.
10 Nov 1982
The Department of Civil Aviation was established on 10 November 1982. This department functioned under the President's Office. Civil Aviation functions till then were undertaken by the Civil Aviation Section of the Ministry of Transport.