Who we work with
The Civil Aviation Authority of Fiji maintains a positive working relationship with other Fijian Government agencies and promotes effective collaboration through consultation and communication with the wider aviation community.
We also continue to strengthen and foster International and Asia-Pacific regional aviation safety engagement.
There are a number of government entities and agencies who have roles in providing safe and efficient aviation in Fiji:
- Ministry of Tourism and Civil Aviation
- Air Transport Licensing Board
- Fiji Airports
- Fiji Meteorological Services
- Fiji Police Force
- Republic of Fiji Military Forces
- Republic of Fiji Navy/Maritime Surveillance Centre/Fiji Rescue Coordination Centre
The Minister responsible for Civil Aviation is the Honourable Mr. Viliame Rogoibuli Gavoka who is also the Deputy Prime Minister.
The Ministry of Tourism and Civil Aviation is responsible for formulating and implementing policies and strategies for safe, reliable, and efficient air transportation.
The Ministry is also responsible for:
- the establishment of Air Services Agreements,
- the facilitation of requests for non-scheduled international air operations,
- Issuing air service licenses to international operators in accordance with Air Services Agreements, and
- Issuing Air Services Permits for domestic operations
Fiji Airports has the responsibility for airspace management, air navigation services in Fiji’s airspace, operating Fiji’s Aeronautical Sub-Rescue Coordination Centre, and operating Fiji’s two international airports and 12 domestic airports.
The Fiji Meteorological Services is responsible for the provision of aeronautical meteorological services in the Nadi Flight Information Region.
The Republic of Fiji Navy is responsible for the operations of the Fiji Rescue Coordination Centre which coordinates both maritime and aviation search and rescue.
The Disciplined Forces are responsible for the maintenance of Law, Order, and National Security and coordinate its aviation-related activities with and through the Civil Aviation Authority of Fiji. The Navy is also responsible for the management and operation of the Fijian ground segment of the COSPAS-SARSAT distress beacon detection system.