News Arianit Islami appointed acting Director General of the CAA


Minister of Environment, Spatial Planning and Infrastructure, Mr Liburn Aliu, appointed yesterday, on 28 August 2023, Mr. Arianit Islami as Acting Director General of the CAA.

Arianit Islami is a seasoned aviation professional, with more than 20 years of experience as a senior official in civil aviation, with a distinguished academic background. Since 1999 he has exercised various responsibilities in the civil aviation sector, initially in the industry and afterwards on the regulator side where he lastly held the position of Director of Air Navigation Services Department.

As an expert in the field, since 2009 he has also been engaged as a lecturer on the subject of Safety Management Systems (SMS), initially at Prishtina University, Faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and College of Applied Technical Sciences Tempulli, and afterwards he also served as a lecturer in the Advanced Master in “Safety Management in Aviation” programme organized by Ecole Nationale de l’Aviation Civile (ENAC) of France. Mr. Islami holds an Electrical Engineering Degree from the Faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering of Prishtina University, and a Masters Degree from ENAC, France on Satellite-Based Communication, Navigation and Surveillance. Currently, he is a PhD Candidate at the ENAC Laboratory and Paul Sabatier University in Toulouse, France. Mr. Islami has also completed a significant number of professional trainings.

Mr. Islami expresses his readiness to recover the professional reputation and improve the inter-institutional relations of the CAA.