Yes, all air transport operations into the Cayman Islands are subject to regulation under the UK’s Air Navigation (Overseas Territories) Order, AN(OT)O, and in particular Article 135 which provides that all foreign registered aircraft operating into the territory for valuable consideration be licensed to do so by the UK Secretary of State. This authorization has been delegated (as of September 2004) to the Governor and thereby to the Director-General of Civil Aviation for the Cayman Islands. An operating permit can be obtained by contacting the Civil Aviation Authority of the Cayman Islands (CAACI) at email@example.com or the website caacayman.com.
Aircraft shall comply with Standard 22.214.171.124 and 126.96.36.199.3 of Annex 1 of the Chicago Convention when operating Air Transport Operations into the territory. Below is a summary of the key elements of this standard:
A Contracting State, having issued pilot licenses, shall not permit the holders thereof to act as pilot of an aircraft engaged in international commercial air transport operations if the license holders have attained their 60th birthday or, in the case of operations with more than one pilot, their 65th birthday; and
When the holders of flight crew licenses are engaged in commercial air transport operations and have passed their 60th birthday, the medical validity period shall be, reduced to six (6) months.
Are there operators who are pre-approved to operate into the Cayman Islands?CAAWEB2021-11-22T08:49:28-05:00
The first step is to determine eligibility of owner to register an aircraft in the Territory and then submit required ownership documents through an online Registration Application. Please visit Aircraft Registration Process for full details.
Can a specific aircraft registration mark be reserved?WEBBY2016-01-13T15:41:42-05:00
The costs associated with registering an aircraft are listed on the Fee Summary. A quotation on the first year and annual costs can be provided upon an emailed request to firstname.lastname@example.org, stating the Aircraft Type and Maximum Take-Off Weight (MTOW).
What currency are your invoices rendered in?WEBBY2016-01-13T15:11:48-05:00
Most invoices produced by the CAACI are quoted in United States Dollars (US$). However, the Fee Regulations and fees are quoted in Cayman Islands Dollars (CI$). The rate of conversion to United States Dollars (US$) is US$1 = CI$0.82.
When are payment of invoices due?WEBBY2016-01-13T15:05:01-05:00