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Civil Aviation Directorate

The Civil Aviation Directorate within Transport Malta regulates all aviation activities in Malta due to membership of the following organisations:

  • The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO)
  • The European Civil Aviation Conference (ECAC)
  • The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA)

The Civil Aviation Directorate ensures that the Maltese air transport industry, in all its aspects, continues to be developed in a safe and efficient manner in order to serve the island’s needs.

The Civil Aviation Directorate has a range of responsibilities and offers a selection of services to ensure the safety of those involved and to regulate all practices.

The Civil Aviation Directorate is responsible for:

  • The safety of aircraft
  • Aircraft and aerodrome operators
  • Air navigation service providers
  • The licensing of aeronautical personnel
  • The conclusion of international air services agreements


The public is requested to communicate via email on No face to face service will be provided unless by appointment.