The Civil Aviation Authority of Macao Special Administrative Region (CAA) was established on 4 February 1991 under Decree Law No. 10/91/M of February 4, 1991. The CAA is a governmental regulatory entity with administrative, financial, and asset autonomy under the supervision of the Secretary for Transport and Public Works. Its function is to carry out orientation, regulation, and inspection of all civil aviation activities in Macao's airspace and in any other air space under Macao's jurisdiction.
Dedicated to guaranteeing the safe and efficient development of aviation in Macao.
• Devising and enforcing Macao aviation laws and regulations
• Setting Macao aviation safety and security standards
• Ensuring compliance with ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organization) standards
and Macao aviation laws and regulations by local operators, locally registered aircraft
and licensed technical personnel
• Adopting liberal aviation policies and implementing flexible measures in a timely
manner to cope with the airlines in developing markets
• Promoting the development of aviation activities in line with the image of service
On the country level, Macao is not a direct ICAO member state. But being a special administrative region of China, Macao is acknowledged as an ICAO member administration under China. This enables Macao to form delegations to take part in ICAO meetings, conferences, workshops and various programmes.
You may click on the following link to check the ICAO website which lists Macao in the area of responsibility of the Asia and Pacific Region: http://www.icao.int/APAC/Pages/about-apac-member-states.aspx.