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Duties of Civil Aviation Organization of Iran

 

  • Duties of Civil Aviation Organization of Iran as the governmental agency that exercises its role of sovereignty in the country's air transportation industry are as follows:
  • Policy -making and planning in technical, economical and international commercial domains in air transportation.
  • Policy-making and planning in type and number of navigational and communicational sites at airports, and monitoring performance of airports.
  • Policy-making and planning in educating and training of specialized personnel for all aviation institutions.
  • Policy- making and planning in telecommunications sector, issuing                           
  • Communicational  procedures, exchanging messages, and supplying the required equipment at airports.                                                                             
  • Planning in establishment of emergency electrical systems and runway lighting
  • , and monitoring proper installation and utilization of the related systems and equipment.
  • Issuing the required procedures used in ground operation safety, firefighting, personnel training, and monitoring correct performance of activities.
  • Establishing flight standards and regulations, monitoring airlines airworthiness and compliance with safety standards, and issuing certificates.
  • Formulating regulations and procedures for controlling state space, issuing flight permissions or preventions, and monitoring airport ATCs.
  • Certifying all kinds of aircrafts capable to operate in Iran.
  • Preparing agreements and international contracts and their exchanges.
  • Preparing, establishing and monitoring security and protective procedures according to relevant domestic and international standards,  and regulations.
  • Membership and communication with international civil aviation organization (ICAO) and other world organizations with regarding relevant regulations.
  • Investigating aviation incidents and accidents, and applying required legal penalties according to relevant regulations.
  • Examining and presenting airport plans, and monitoring compliance with relevant international standards.
  • Confirming technical and specialized competence of airport and operational managers before appointment to their positions by Managing Director of Iranian Airport Company.
  • Planning and administrating office, financial and legal affairs, and supplying other managerial and supportive services to the organization.
  • Issuing, extending, suspending and canceling certifications of air travel agencies.
  • Constant monitoring and evaluating activities of air travel agencies.
  • Briefing and specialized training of technical managers of air travel agencies, and holding relevant expertized examinations.