Fully prepared to face any challenge

   Mohammed A. Ahli, Director General, Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA).


Mohammed A. Ahli, Director General, Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA).

Our two international airports are gearing up to serve up to 146 million passengers by 2025 and there will be corresponding huge expansion in related fields in the aviation sector.

This necessitates the need for ensuring safety and security for all stakeholders, passengers, airlines and the general public.

We at DCAA are fully prepared to face this challenge by adopting advanced technology and deploying trained personnel for the job.

“We are taking innovation to the next level, particularly to ensure total security at the airports and passengers.

This preparation has not come in one day. It is because of our early planning, far-sighted strategies by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President
and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and followed up by His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation and Chairman and CEO of Emirates airline and Group,” he said.

Financial resources and human capital were never a limiting factor for providing safety and security because of the whole-hearted support of our governments.

“We understand that aviation security is not, and should not be, of a transit nature, but a constantly evolving requirement. We also know that an airport is always judged by its security
and service standards,” he said.

“It’s crucial to adopt innovative technology, improve security and streamline efficiencies to offer a seamless passenger travel experience.”

“At a time when the aviation industry continues to grow and become more complex, it is important that we reinforce an effective safety culture.
For this we are adopting global standards involving our human resources, financial resources and the best technology,” he said.

Going forward, we will deploy state-of-the-art technology, trained personnel and proven world class processes to see that security is not compromised,” he added.