I welcome you personally to our new website that we hope you will find not just user-friendly, but also a convenient platform to provide all users with information they can access with just a click.
The Department of Civil Aviation, Ras Al-Khaimah (RAKDCA) is the governing body overlooking all aviation related matters in the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah. Our main focus is on the safety, security and regulatory aspects of aviation in the emirate, while also concentrating on maintaining the highest standards of quality under the guidance of the GCAA (General Civil Aviation Authority) of the United Arab Emirates.
Being a gateway, our role within the emirate of Ras Al-Khaimah is an extremely elaborate one. Our contribution to the development of travel and tourism in Ras Al-Khaimah is our main priority. We are constantly creating value for investors both local and foreign to promote the emirate as a premium destination, as part of the RAK Vision 2030.
The major milestones for RAK International Airport include; commencement of Air Arabia, Pegasus Airline, Air India Express, Egypt Air Cargo and Spice Jet; that has awarded our Airport to be a hub with many more scheduled airlines and charters.
With many new strategic initiatives and a very high rate of completion and achievement, we are confident our department's contribution will continue to meet all expectations and trust of our stakeholders for being an active body in contribution to the economy of RAK.
Strategic Plan 2018–2021 focuses on increasing touristic flights, business jets, regional flights, airport expansion plans to invite new customers, increase the profile and visibility of travel and tourism agencies in RAK, building good relations with government departments, universities/ colleges, corporate social responsibility and raising awareness of the department's importance in the Emirate of Ras Al-Khaimah. These are some of the areas that we have and will continue to contribute.
We always strive to provide quality service, and therefore we look forward to your feedback in order for us to continue on the journey of self-improvement and development.
Welcome to the emirate of choice, Ras Al-Khaimah.
Engr. Salem Bin Sultan Al Qasimi
Department of Civil Aviation