CAASL Shifts its Office from Colombo to Katunayake
Civil Aviation Authority of Sri Lanka, which is located at No.4, Hunupitiya Road, Colombo 2 has started shifting its office to a new building located at 152/1, Opposite Radar Hill, Katunayake- Minuwangoda Road, Katunayake, with effect from 16.01.2018. It is expected that the office shifting process will go on for upto 31.01.2018 and consequently, the members of the public are informed that the services delivered by the CAASL are likely to be adversely affected. Hence it is advised to avoid the abovementioned period when seeking services from the CAASL.
However, in case of an urgent need for the services of the CAASL, the Members of Public may contact the respective Heads of Sections on the contact numbers given below.
Additional Director General - 0763467673
Director Aerodromes - 0770547080
Director Air Navigation Services - 0772566676
Director Aviation Security - 0773520586
Director Aircraft Operations - 0777382252
Director Aircraft Registration and Airworthiness - 0763837700
Director Training Organizations and Personnel Licensing - 0763817700
Director Air Transport and Economic Regulation- 0773130027
Director Human Resources and Office Management - 0773347405
Director Finance and Revenue Management - 0773688977
Director Research, Development Planning and Special Projects - 0763807700
Director Internal Audit and Quality Survey - 0777352082
CAASL regrets very much the inconvenience caused to the members of the public in this regard.
The Regulation 180, 184,185,186, 187 and 251 of Air Navigation Regulations of 1955, Chapter XIII “Air Services Operations”, requires a person intending to operate an aircraft for private, aerial work, charter or regular public transport services to obtain an authorisation from the Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), which is referred to as an Air Operator Certificate (AOC). The Air Operator Certificate specifies the nature and scope of operations granted to an air operator together with the terms, conditions and limitations applicable to such operations. An operator is required and expected to ensure that all operations undertaken are well within the requirements specified in the AOC
No aircraft shall be used for any class of operations unless the particular type of aircraft is approved in writing for such use by the DGCA. All requirements that a person shall comply in order to obtain an AOC is specified in SLCAP 4100-Air Operator Certification Manual which can be referred to under Guidance Material All persons intending to operate aircraft under the classification of Foreign Air Operator shall comply to the requirements as specified in SLCAP 4105-Foreign Air Operator Certification Manual.