Civil Aviation Authority of Malaysia

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Civil Aviation Authority of Malaysia (CAAM)
Pihak Berkuasa Penerbangan Awam Malaysia
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Agency overview
Formed1969
Preceding
  • Department of Civil Aviation (DCA)
JurisdictionMalaysia
HeadquartersPutrajaya, Malaysia
Minister responsible
Deputy Minister responsible
Agency executives
  • Vacant, Chairman & Director General (since 31 July 2018)
  • Ahmad Nizar bin Zolfakar, CEO (since 19 February 2018)
Parent departmentMinistry of Transport
Websitewww.dca.gov.my

The Civil Aviation Authority of Malaysia (CAAM, Malay: Pihak Berkuasa Penerbangan Awam Malaysia), previously known as the Department of Civil Aviation (DCA, Malay: Jabatan Penerbangan Awam), is a government agency that was formed under the Malaysian Ministry of Transport in 1969, pursuant to the passing of the Civil Aviation Act 1969 by the Malaysian Parliament. Previously headquartered in Damansara Heights (Bukit Damansara), Kuala Lumpur,[1] its head office is now in Putrajaya.[2] The current chairman of the authority is vacant after Dato’ Sri Azharuddin Abdul Rahman resigned.[3]

Divisions[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "DCA Introduction." Department of Civil Aviation Malaysia. 10 November 1999. Retrieved on 11 March 2014. "Department of Civil Aviation Malaysia, Floor 3,4,5 Block B, Wisma Semantan, No: 12 Jalan Gelenggang, Damansara Heights, 50618 KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia" - Malay address: "Ketua Pengarah, Jabatan Penerbangan Awam Malaysia, BLK B, Tingkat 3,4 and 5, Wisma Semantan, No: 12, Jalan Gelenggang, Bukit Damansara, 50618, KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia"
  2. ^ "Contact Us Archived 24 April 2012 at the Wayback Machine." () Department of Civil Aviation. Retrieved on 29 April 2012. "No. 27 Persiaran Perdana Aras 1-4 Blok Podium 62618 Putrajaya"
  3. ^ "Malaysia's Azharuddin resigns as chairman of Civil Aviation Authority over MH370". Channel NewsAsia. 31 July 2018. Retrieved 28 December 2018.
  4. ^ "Aviation Security Division." (Archive) Department of Civil Aviation Malaysia. Retrieved on 29 April 2012.

Further reading[edit]

  • Aircraft Accident Report, 1/78: Boeing 737 9M-MBD, Report 1/78, Accident Near Gelang Patah, Negeri Johor on 4 December 1977. Government Printing Department, 1978.

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