News & Events

CAACI Policy on Flight Crew Recency

Further to the relaxed renewal policy previously issued by the CAACI, the following is specific guidance for air operators and flight crews to meet the Flight Crew Recency requirements specified in the OTAR applicable to their scope of flight operation.

CAMO Recommendation to Operators

21 April, 2020

Based on the current global situation, some Cayman registered aircraft owners may find their aircraft inaccessible or grounded for an extended period of time.  For this reason, some required maintenance tasks may not […]

COVID-19 Advisory for Foreign Registered Aircraft Operators

Advisory to Cayman Islands Travel Partners

The Cayman Islands Government (CIG) has been monitoring the progress of the Coronavirus/COVID 19 pandemic and announced varying initiatives to reduce the transmission of COVID 19 throughout the Cayman Islands. […]

Air Travel Restrictions

The Cayman Islands Government (CIG) has been monitoring the progress of the Coronavirus/COVID 19 pandemic and have announced varying initiatives to reduce the transmission of COVID 19 throughout the Cayman Islands. In addition to travel […]

Press Releases

International Women’s Day 2021

Celebrating the Women of the Civil Aviation Authority of the Cayman Islands - In a field highly dominated by men, over 50% of positions held at the Civil Aviation Authority of the Cayman Islands (CAACI) are by women. Women have been making a significant contribution to aviation since the Wright Brothers' first 12-second flight in 1903. Blanche Scott was the first women pilot, in 1910, when the plane that she was allowed to taxi mysteriously became airborne.

Christmas 2020: HAZARDS TO AVIATION

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.

AMENDMENT TO CUSTOMS & BORDER CONTROL LAW

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.

APIS LAW 2018 CAYMAN ISLANDS OVERVIEW PACKAGE

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.

Bellawings Get Cayman Islands’ AOC

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (21 May 2019) –The Civil Aviation Authority of the Cayman Islands (CAACI) announces the issuance of the first Air Operator Certificate (AOC) for fixed wing commercial operations in the Cayman Islands’ [...]

CAACI at ABACE 2019 in Shanghai, China

The Civil Aviation Authority of the Cayman Islands (CAACI) exhibited at the Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (ABACE) in Shanghai, China.

Restriction of Boeing 737 Max Aircraft In Cayman Airspace

George Town, Grand Cayman, (12 March 2019) – Following the second catastrophic accident of a Boeing 737 Max aircraft, the Civil Aviation Authority of the Cayman Islands (CAACI) is today issuing a safety directive to [...]

THE CHRISTMAS SEASON 2018: HAZARDS TO AVIATION

Press Room THE CHRISTMAS SEASON 2018: HAZARDS TO AVIATION George Town, Grand Cayman, (December 13, 2018) – The Christmas season is here and with it will come new presents to be enjoyed [...]