Tag: GCAA

Air Taxis To Take Off Only After Safety Is Guaranteed

Dubai’s autonomous ‘air taxis’ have been highly anticipated since they were first announced last year, but the General Civil Aviation Authority has said that will only happen once all aspects of transport safety have been guaranteed. “The UAE will not only be the first country to allow operation of flying pilotless taxis, it also will […]

GCAA & DOT Abu Dhabi Move To Speed Drone Operations Approvals

The UAE’s General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) is working with Abu Dhabi’s Department of Transport (DOT) to electronically link their drone operation approval systems in a pilot project which could halve process times. News of the pilot project, expected to be in operation by the end of this year, came at the Second Drones Middle […]

Jet Aviation Dubai Earns EASA and GCAA Approvals

Jet Aviation’s Dubai facility has secured approvals from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for its non-destructive testing (NDT) shop. The MRO provider has introduced non-destructive testing as part of its maintenance service portfolio upon receiving FAA approval for its NDT shop. […]

Academy 147 Receives GCAA CAR 147 Approval

On December 8th 2015, Academy 147 Limited, a training organisation based in Malta received a GCAA CAR 147 Maintenance Training Organisation Approval. Academy 147 made its initial plunge into the Middle East’s rapidly growing market for maintenance training in 2015 and has pursued the GCAA approval in order to further establish its presence in the […]