DC Aviation Malta gains Air Operator Certificate


DC Aviation Malta AOC Capt Charles Pace of Transport Malta and Stanley Bugeja

DC Aviation (Malta) has received its Air Operator Certificate (AOC) from the Transport Malta Civil Aviation Directorate.

Capt Charles Pace (left) , director general of Civil Aviation of Transport Malta with Stanley Bugeja (right), managing director of DC Aviation Malta being presented with the certificate.

DC Aviation Malta (DCAM) can now operate and manage third-party business aircraft commercially which includes aircraft charter under the Maltese 9H registration. The Malta location joins the company’s other regional AOC operations in Stuttgart, Dubai and Zurich. The additional AOC allows aircraft owners more flexibility in their choice of registrations and operation.

“We are extremely pleased to have complied with all the regulatory requirements for receiving our AOC.”

Stanley Bugeja, managing director of DCAM, said, “We are extremely pleased to have complied with all the regulatory requirements for receiving our AOC. The receipt of the certification tops off more than one year of hard work and I would like to congratulate and thank the entire team for their efforts.”

Michael Kuhn, CEO at DC Aviation, added: “With the AOC, DCAM is now in a position to offer a great solution to business jet owners and we believe there is a real demand for such services that require the highest levels of quality and professionalism. Also with this certification, DCAM extends the geographic footprint of the DC Aviation Group which has almost 20 years’ experience operating private and business jet aircrafts to airline standards.”

DC Aviation Malta was founded in 2008 at the Malta International Airport at Luqa, Malta. The facility offers services like aircraft management, aircraft charter and aircraft handling, to Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), as well as to Eastern European countries such as Russia and Ukraine.