Minister for Civil Aviation Authority Honourable Moosa Zameer addressed the Nation on 7 December, the International Civil Aviation Day, to highlight and advance the benefits of international civil aviation. Firstly the Minister sent felicitations of the Day to His Excellency the President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom, the First Lady Madam Fathimath Ibrahim Didi and the citizens of the Maldives.
An accident occurred today, on 4 October 2017, whilst an Island Aviation Services Limited (Maldivian) aircraft was landing at the Water Aerodrome of Velana International Airport (VIA). The aircraft was travelling from Niyama Private Islands Maldives to VIA.
A basic Safety Management Training was held at STELCO from 17 to 20 July 2017. The target audience for this course was airlines, airports, ANSP and the regulator. This course included the most current and practical SMS training for the industry and the regulator using the latest material and case studies.
Hussian Jaleel, Chief Executive of the CAA, closed the training course and issued Certificates of Completion for the successful candidates. In his closing Mr. Jaleel highlighted the importance of aviation in the Maldives and the role safety practitioners play in maintaining our safety level high.
This was conducted by Marie Zubryckyj, Chief Technical Advisor of COSCAP with the kind assistance of COSCAP.
The first workshop in a series of workshops aimed at a harmonising and modernising regulatory requirements in the field of on Air Traffic Management (ATM) and aerodrome rules was held at STELCO from 20-22 June 2017. This three day workshop was inaugurated by the Director Air Navigation & Aerodromes of Maldives CAA, Ms. Fathimath Ramiza.
The Maldives Civil Aviation Authority has appointed the UK Civil Aviation Authority (UK CAA) to provide an in-depth review of Maldives CAA’s helicopter regulatory oversight capability.
In December 2016, the Maldives government revealed their intentions to re-introduce commercial helicopter operations in the archipelago, more than 15 years since the island nation ceased using helicopters. The new helicopter operations could provide a significant boost for the tourism industry and provide transportation links to several new island resorts.
Human factors workshop was held in two sessions at MNU from 26th to 27th and 1st to 2nd March 2017. The target audience for this workshop was Air Navigation Service provider and the regulator.
As the number of aircraft and the demand for ATC services increases, so does the workload of the controller. “Human factors in air traffic control is evolving slowly from a mechanistic to a more socio-technical approach”, focusing more on the dynamics between controller and technology.
The Accident Investigation Coordinating Committee (AICC) has issued the final report on 8Q-MAN accident of 2 July 2015 near Kuredu.
It concerns the accident to DHC-6-300, 8Q-MAN, that crashed into the sea approximately 3km southeast of Kuredu (KUR) at 1733 hrs on 02 July 2015.
Accident Report - http://www.caa.gov.mv/downloads/accidents/2015_04.pdf
This is to notify MCAR-66 modular examinations will be conducted from 11th October 2016 to 12th October 2016. All personnel interested in sitting for MCAR-66 modular examinations, are requested to confirm their commitment to CAA with a duly filled CAA form 19E with the applicable fees no later than 29th September 2016, 1600 hrs.
Minister for Civil Aviation Authority Honourable Moosa Zameer launches the new website of CAA.
Today marks 71 years of the Convention on International Civil Aviation or 'Chicago Convention', the defining iternational agreement which has since permitted the global civil aviation system to develop in a safe and orderly manner.
The first workshop on EASA Air Operations and Aircrew ended today. The 10 day workshop, inaugrated by the Honoruable Minister Moosa Zameer, is the first of a series of workshops to harmonise and modernise regulatory requirements in the field of flight operations.
Today marks 70 years of the Convention on International Civil Aviation or 'Chicago Convention', the defining iternational agreement which has since permitted the global civil aviation system to develop in a safe and orderly manner.