As we enter the Christmas season the Civil Aviation Authority of the Cayman Islands (CAACI) would like to remind the public of the risks to aviation and public safety in general which come from the flying of small unmanned aircraft (also known as drones or unmanned aerial vehicles) kites, sky lanterns and firework displays which are received as presents or used as a part of the holiday festivities.

CAACI offers drone safety rules and reminders

As the use of drones/small unmanned aircraft (SUA) become more popular locally, the Civil Aviation Authority of the Cayman Islands (CAACI) would like to remind the public of the following

CAACI employees donate to local charity in response to COVID-19 pandemic

The Civil Aviation Authority of the Cayman Islands (CAACI) was happy to present a donation to the National Council of Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) Children Services  as the second recipient of its monthly staff donations specifically to aid local organizations assisting the community during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

CAACI employees donate to local charity amid COVID-19 pandemic

CAACI’s Deputy Director-General, Mrs. Nicoela McCoy remarked, “the impact of COVID-19 on the local community has been significant, in e-meetings with our staff the overwhelming collective view was to do something to support the relief efforts by charitable organisations.

Holders of United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Flight Crew Licences supporting a Cayman Islands Foreign Licence Validation Certificate (FLVC)

The CAACI has already provided Variations to the Overseas Territories Aviation Requirements (OTAR) in support of a relaxed renewal policy for flight crew and operators. In the case of FLVCs, extensions of existing validations are granted based on receipt of evidence that the ICAO State issuing the base licence has granted an extension due to [...]


To further strengthen Customs and Border Control’s (“CBC”) capacity and capability to adequately identify, investigate and detect cases of money laundering (ML) and terrorist financing (TF), The Customs and Border Control (Amendment) Law, 2019 (“the Law”) and the Customs and Border Control (Money Declarations and Disclosures) Regulations, 2019 came into force on 10 February 2020.


The Advance Passenger Information Law, 2018 facilitates the provision of advance passenger information (API) relating to passengers and crew members of an aircraft or maritime vessel and makes provision for the sharing of that information with other partner jurisdictions for the purpose of enhancing border security.