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Civil Aviation exhibits at NBAA 2019

The Civil Aviation Authority of the Cayman Islands was the only foreign aircraft register attending the 72nd annual National Business Aviation Association convention and exhibition in Las Vegas this year.

Caribbean Airlines approved for Cayman-Jamaica route

Trinidad’s Caribbean Airlines will begin servicing Grand Cayman, following approval of a route to Kingston, Jamaica.

Auditor finds vast differences in pay to board members

From the port boss who receives just $150 per meeting to the utilities director who is paid more than $50,000-a-year, an auditor general’s investigation found vast disparity in the pay handed out to the men and women appointed to the boards of some of the Cayman Islands’ most important institutions.

Public reminded about rules for drones, fireworks, other holiday celebrations

As the holidays approach, the Civil Aviation Authority has released a reminder for those who want to celebrate by flying drones, putting on fireworks and light displays, and releasing sky lanterns.

Civil Aviation Authority hosts aircraft registration seminar

The Civil Aviation Authority of the Cayman Islands hosted a one-day seminar on Sept. 28, focusing on aircraft registration processes and procedures.

New headquarters for Aviation Authority

The Civil Aviation Authority of the Cayman Islands has finally found a home. The regulatory authority recently executed a 99-year lease on a property within eyesight of the runway at Owen Roberts International Airport.

Governor checks out Grand Cayman’s airport

Less than two weeks after touching down there, Governor Anwar Choudhury, seen above in a lime green hard hat and carrying his own ubiquitous hat in his hand, returned to the Owen Roberts International Airport Friday for an official tour.
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Aviation Authority to exhibit at Asian aviation conference

The Civil Aviation Authority of the Cayman Islands will be exhibiting at the Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition in Shanghai, China, for the fifth time.

Christmas drones, New Year’s lanterns pose aviation threat

If you got a drone for Christmas or were planning on launching a Chinese lantern for New Year’s Eve, aviation authorities warn there are guidelines that must be followed.

Auditor General: Aviation boards’ problems persist

A number of mismanagement problems in local government boards appointed to oversee aviation-related matters went unaddressed for years after a December 2013 audit revealed some embarrassing practices at those entities.
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Cayman Maritime Services Park to include aviation services

Cayman Enterprise City and the Civil Aviation Authority of the Cayman Islands have announced the expansion of CEC’s Cayman Maritime Services Park so that aviation services providers can be licensed in the special economic zone. The park has been renamed the Cayman Maritime and Aviation Services Park and is one of six business parks in the zone.

UPDATED: Emergency airport exercise on Little Cayman canceled

Cayman Airways is advising the public, particularly residents in Little Cayman, that the airline will be conducting a full-scale emergency exercise at the Edward Bodden Airfield on Little Cayman on Tuesday, April 25.

Civil Aviation Authority issues Samsung Note 7 phone warning

Following reports of the phones catching fire, the aviation authority warned airline passengers and crew not to turn on or charge the phones while on board an aircraft nor to place the phones in checked baggage.

New rules for hobbyist drone operators

The Civil Aviation Authority of the Cayman Islands has issued new restrictions prohibiting users of small unmanned aircraft, commonly known as drones, from flying the vehicles near airports and the prison.

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