Civil Aviation Affairs

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Civil Aviation Affairs (Arabic: شئون الطيران المدني‎) is the national aviation authority of the Kingdom of Bahrain, headquartered in Building 586 in Muharraq.[1] As a subsidiary of the Ministry of Transportation, it is responsible for all air transportation activities within the country. As of 2011, Captain Abdul Rahman Mohammed Al Gaoud (Arabic: عبدالرحمن محمد القعود‎) is the under secretary of the CAA.[2][3]

Directorates[edit]

The Civil Aviation Affairs is divided into seven directorates:

  • Air Navigation Directorate − Responsible for provision of air navigation services to airspace users.
  • Aeronautical Licensing Directorate − Responsible for enforcing the rules and regulations as stated in the Convention on International Civil Aviation.
  • Air Transport Directorate − Responsible for bilateral agreements and international affairs.[4]
  • Marketing and Promotions Directorate − Responsible for business activities.[5]
  • Human and Financial Resources Directorate − Responsible for financial and manpower affairs.[6]
  • Directorate of Corporate Planning, Quality Assurance and Safety − Responsible for developing a corporate strategy and ensuring safety standards.[7]
  • Bahrain Meteorological Service - Provides meteorlogical data for the Civil Aviation Affairs and other governmental bodies.[8]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact Us" (Archive) Ministry of Transportation. Retrieved on February 7, 2014. "Civil Aviation Affairs P.O. Box 586 Kingdom of Bahrain Tel: +973 17351111 Courier address: Building 586, Road 2409, Muharraq 224" Address in Arabic (Archive): "شئون الطيران المدني هاتف: 0097317321189 فاكس: 0097317330123 صندوق بريد 586 مملكة البحرين العنوان: مبنى 586، طريق 2409، المحرق 224 "
  2. ^ "Contact Details." Civil Aviation Affairs. Retrieved on 28 May 2011.
  3. ^ "معلومات عنا." Civil Aviation Affairs. Retrieved on 28 May 2011.
  4. ^ "Air Transport Directorate". Civil Aviation Affairs. Retrieved 20 December 2012. 
  5. ^ "Marketing and Promotions Directorate". Civil Aviation Affairs. Retrieved 20 December 2012. 
  6. ^ "Human and Financial Resources Directorate". Civil Aviation Affairs. Retrieved 20 December 2012. 
  7. ^ "Directorate of Corporate Planning, Quality Assurance and Safety". Civil Aviation Affairs. Retrieved 20 December 2012. 
  8. ^ "Bahrain Meteorological Service". Civil Aviation Affairs. Retrieved 20 December 2012. 

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