Role and Functions of the Aviation Safety Regulation Directorate
Under the policy direction of the Director General, the Aviation Safety Regulation Directorate (ASRD) is headed by the Director – Aviation Safety Regulation (DASR). The ASRD is tasked with ensuring the “…safe conduct of all aviation activities in the Guyana Airspace, and those conducted overseas by Guyana Air Operator Certificate Holders.”
In carrying out this mandate, the Directorate is required to:
Aerodrome + Airport Operators
Interational Operations Monitoring
Accidents + Incidents
Aviation Safety Regulation Directorate
The Aviation Safety Regulation Directorate is headed by a Director Aviation Safety Regulation (DASR), who reports to the Director General. Reporting to the DASR are two Managers, the Aerodromes Inspector and the Air Navigation Services Inspector.
The Manager Flight Operations and Airworthiness is responsible for Flight Operations, Aerial work, Airworthiness, Dangerous Goods, Cabin Safety and Accident Investigation.
The Manager Personnel Licensing is responsible for Personnel Licensing for air crew, maintenance engineers and Air Traffic Controllers.
The Air Navigation Services Inspector is responsible for oversight of all areas of air navigation services including CNS/ATM, Aeronautical Information Service, Aeronautical Meteorology and Telecommunications.
The Aerodromes Inspector is responsible for ensuring that airports and airstrips in Guyana are maintained in satisfactory condition for safe aircraft operations.