Dubai CAA amends legislation to enhance standards relating to drone infrastructure projects

Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA) has issued a new law, amending the 2020 Dubai drone law. The new legislation enhancing safety standards and clarifying the key role of the DCAA in setting standards, approvals and certifications for all aspects of drone infrastructure and operations, according to press coverage in the Middle East.

Among issues addressed under the new law, there are approved criteria for the design and operation of drone airports and service provisions.  The DCAA is responsible for setting the standards and criteria for pre-qualifying and certifying contractors and consultants involved in constructing drone airports and their associated stations, facilities, and infrastructure.

The new law No. (10) of 2023 was issued by the Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister, on 18 April 2023.

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