News

Wednesday, 4 October 2017
Occurrence Bulletin
8Q-ISB Accident at Velana International Airport

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.

Thursday, 20 July 2017
Safety Management Systems Training
The CAA holds Basic SMS course for Industry and CAA Staff

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.

Friday, 23 June 2017
Workshop on Air Traffic Managment and Aerdrome Rules
The CAA hosts workshop on Air Traffic Managment and Aerdrome Rules with EU assistance

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.

Monday, 5 June 2017
Maldives CAA launches a review to restart helicopter operations
Maldives CAA appoints the UK Civil Aviation Authority to provide an in-depth review of helicopter Operations in Maldives

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.

Sunday, 5 March 2017
Human Factors Workshop in ATM (Air Traffic Management)
Thursday, 23 February 2017
EASA Part MED workshop for Aero Medical Doctors
23 February 2017, Maldives CAA
Sunday, 22 January 2017
Accident Report 2015/04, 8Q-MAN, 02 July 2015

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

Thursday, 22 December 2016
Maldives Civil Aviation Authority hosted a Dinner night to celebrate
Wednesday, 7 December 2016
ICAO Day 2016 Minister of Tourism Honorable Mr. Moosa Zameers Speech
Monday, 19 September 2016
MCAR-66 Modular Examinations
CAA announces MCAR-66 modular examinations

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.

Monday, 7 December 2015
CAA launches new website

Minister for Civil Aviation Authority Honourable Moosa Zameer launches the new website of CAA.

Monday, 7 December 2015
ICAO Day - No Country Left Behind
Working together to ensure no country is left behind as ICAO celebrates 71 years of Chicago Convention.

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.

Wednesday, 2 December 2015
MCAR-Air Operations

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.

Sunday, 7 December 2014
Cooperating on Global Aviation Progress
ICAO Day - The Maldives and the global airtransport community celebrates 70 years of cooperation on global aviation progress.

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.