IANS | 22 Mar, 2018
The General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) of the United Arab Emirates
(UAE) and a high-level delegation from Saudi Arabia on Thursday
discussed ways of strengthening cooperation in the air transport sector.
sides discussed the mechanisms of registration and licensing of drones
and helipads and the tools of supervision and management by the GCAA.
Mohammed Al-Suwaidi, GCAA Director-General, said the meeting also
covered global best practices and recommendations "that contribute to
raising the level of aviation safety".
"The leading position of
the two countries and the large size of their aviation industry require
cooperation for continuous development of the region and the world," he
The GCAA is the federal authority that manages and
regulates the UAE's airspace and the aviation sector in order to serve
the public in a dynamic and thriving aviation environment.