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Al Maktoum airport gets certificate.

Development team demonstrates acceptable level of safety in all operational areas

Dubai Following a comprehensive aviation safety and security certification programme carried out by the General Civil Aviation Authority covering all aerodrome operational disciplines of the Dubai World Central u Al Maktoum International (DWC), the Aerodrome Certificate was officially presented to Dubai Airports on Sunday.

Saif Mohammad Al Suwaidi, Director-General of GCAA, presented the Aerodrome Certificate to Shaikh Ahmad Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and Chairman of Dubai Airports, during a ceremony that preceded the official opening of Dubai World Central u Al Maktoum International for cargo operations.

oWe are pleased to announce that Dubai World Central u Al Maktoum International has been issued an Aerodrome Licence,o said Al Suwaidi.

oThis is the eighth international aerodrome in the UAE to receive a certification from the GCAA.

In addition to the aerodrome being certified, DWC was the first to obtain organisation certificates for air traffic services, communication, navigation and surveillance, aeronautical information services and aviation meteorology serviceso Al Suwaidi added.

The DWCAEs development team over the past few weeks demonstrated to the authority that an acceptable level of safety and security exists in all operational areas.


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Publication:Gulf News (United Arab Emirates)
Date:Jun 30, 2010
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