Major Responsibilities of Ethiopian Civil Aviation Authority

1. Regulatory Responsibilities
2. Service Delivery

Regulatory Responsibilities

Includes but limited to:

A. Technical regulation

  • To ensure the provision of highest degree of safety, secure and adequate air transport service to the public
  • To register all civil air craft’s and; issue registration marks; inspect and issue airworthiness certificates, specify the type of service for which air craft may be used; prescribe conditions and to the maintenance and repair of air craft.
  • To audit, inspect, license, and regulate all aerodromes and air navigation facilities and services.

B. Economic and Air Transport Regulation

  • To promote and maintain an efficient air transport and general aviation in the country
  • To license and regulate air transport and general aviation services
  • To determine conditions under which passengers, goods and mail maybe transported in air craft
  • Signing bilateralair transport agreements in behalf of (representing) the Ethiopian government

Service Delivery Responsibilities

  • To identify air routes to be used with in Ethiopia and prescribe the conditions of their use
  • To determine conditions for air navigation and admission to and departure from Ethiopian territory
  • To provide communications, navigation, surveillance and organized air traffic management
  • To provide flight information and refreshments service to the pilot
  • Providing secured, efficient and economic air transport service to customers