News & Events

Ensuring Airport Safety: Proactive Hazard Management & Reporting

April 10, 2024 by: Sangay Tenzin

The Department of Air Transport is dedicated to establishing a proactive process for identifying and managing hazards that pose threats to safety or weaken safety measures within its airports through the effective implementation of Safety Management Systems (SMS). The online hazard/incident reporting system is an optional and confidential platform overseen by the SMS unit, DoAT. […]

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Official Notice: Renewal of Airport Security Access Cards at Paro International Airport

December 2, 2023 by: Sangay Tenzin

As stewards of aviation security, it is our collective responsibility to maintain the integrity of our security protocols. In this regard, we would like to remind all staff members that Airport Security Access Cards issued on December 31, 2021, are due for renewal by December 31, 2023. To ensure a smooth and efficient renewal process, […]

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Appointment of New Chief of APMD

September 18, 2023 by: Sangay Tenzin

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Mr. Tashi Gyeltshen as the new Chief of the Aerodrome Planning and Maintenance Division. With this significant milestone, we extend our warmest congratulations to Mr. Tashi Gyeltshen on behalf of the Department of Air Transport. བཀྲ་ཤིས་བདེ་ལེགས།

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Gelephu Domestic Airport Achieves International Status: A Milestone for Bhutan’s Connectivity

September 16, 2023 by: Ngawang Namgyal

Today, the Department of Air Transport received the Aerodrome Certificate for Gelephu International Airport from Bhutan Civil Aviation Authority over a momentous occasion celebrated with officials from DoAT and BCAA. This marks a bright future for Bhutan’s aviation. This certification opens up new horizons for air travel in Bhutan, and we look forward to serving […]

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