General Civil Aviation Authority
|United Arab Emirates
General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA)
|الهيئة العامة للطيران المدني|
|Agency executives||Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansouri, (Chairman)
Mohammed Abdulla Al Salami, (Deputy Chairman)
Saif Mohammed Al Suwaidi, (Director General)
The General Civil Aviation Authority of the United Arab Emirates (GCAA, Arabic: الهيئة العامة للطيران المدني بدولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة) is the civil aviation authority of the United Arab Emirates. The authority has its headquarters in Abu Dhabi, while it has a regional office in Dubai.
As per Federal Cabinet Decree (Law 4), the GCAA was established in 1996.
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The GCAA Air Accident Investigation Department (AAI), in accordance of Annex 13 of the ICAO convention, investigates accidents and incidents involving aircraft within the UAE and also some accidents and incidents outside of the UAE.
In addition to the Abu Dhabi headquarters, the GCAA also has a regional office in Dubai. The facilities of the Dubai offices, established to serve Dubai and the northern emirates, were also constructed after the GCAA was established.
- "Welcome to GCAA!" General Civil Aviation Authority. Retrieved on 14 February 2012.
- "AIR ACCIDENT PRELIMINARY REPORT BOEING 747-400F/N571UP GCAA ACCIDENT REPORT N° 13/2010." General Civil Aviation Authority. Retrieved on 14 February 2012.
- "Contact Us." General Civil Aviation Authority. Retrieved on 4 September 2010.
- Abu Dhabi Headquarter Location Map." General Civil Aviation Authority. Retrieved on 4 September 2010.
- Dubai Regional Office Location Map." General Civil Aviation Authority. Retrieved on 4 September 2010.