Operations and Airworthiness

This site brings together the expertise of Flight Operations and Airworthiness Section of the Flight Safety Department within the Civil Aviation Authority of the Republic of Kosovo and provides useful links to the applicable national and international legislation where appropriate.

This site contains all the necessary information relating to certification and supervision in connection with the operations with airplanes, helicopters and other means of air transport. Here you will also find information concerning specialised operations, transport of dangerous goods, recreational flying, certified organisations and personnel, regulations related to the aircraft registration and the Safety Assessment of Foreign Aircraft (SAFA).

The aim of this site is to provide a complete picture regarding the certification, operation, supervision and maintenance of aircraft and to highlight important safety issues.

The areas listed to the left include the applicable regulations structure with which the aviation industry must comply, application information and relevant guidance material.


02-2022 amending regulation (CAA) no. 05/2015 as regards the automatic validation of union flight crew licences and take-off and landing training
03-2014 helicopter take-off and landing areas outside an aerodrome
07-2021 amending Regulation (CAA) no. 01/2019 as regards the requirements for flight crew competence and training methods and postponing dates of application of certain measures in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic
05-2021 Regulation (CAA) No. 05/2021 amending Regulation (CAA) No. 04/2020 on conditions and methods of transporting dangerous goods by air
08-2020 Laying down detailed rules for the operation of sailplanes pursuant to Regulation (CAA) no. 05/2020
05-2020 On common rules in the field of civil aviation and establishing a European Union Aviation Safety Agency and repealing Regulation (CAA) no 11/2009, Regulation (CAA) no 03/2009 and Regulation (CAA) no 6/2009
04-2020 On the conditions and methods of transporting dangerous goods by air
03-2020 Amendment of Regulation (CAA) no 12/2015 as regards the list of air carriers which are banned from operating or are subject to operational restrictions within the Republic of Kosovo
08-2019 Laying down detailed rules for the operation of balloons pursuant to Regulation (CAA) no. 3/2009
07-2019 Amending Regulation (CAA) No. 4/2017 as regards the deletion of templates for the authorisations issued to third country operators and for the associated specifications
01-2019 Laying down technical requirements and administrative procedures related to air operations pursuant to CAA Regulation No. 03/2009
08-2018 On the continuing airworthiness of aircraft and aeronautical products, parts and appliances, and on the approval of organisations and personnel involved in these tasks
06-2018 Amending CAA Regulation No. 3/2009 as regards essential requirements for environmental protection
14-2017 Amendment of CAA Regulation no. 4/2015 as regards requirements for flight recorders, underwater locating devices and aircraft tracking systems
13-2017 Amendment of CAA Regulation no. 6/2015 as regards the implementation of essential requirements for environmental protection
12-2017 Amendment of Regulation no. 6/2015 as regards flight testing
10-2017 Amendment of CAA Regulation no. 04/2015 as regards operations by Union air carriers of aircraft registered in a third country
09-2017 Reporting, analysis and follow-up of occurrences in civil aviation
03-2017 Fees and charges levied by the EASA
01-2017 Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)
14-2015 Prioritisation of Ramp Inspections on Aircraft using Community Airports
13-2015 Collection and Exchange of Information on the Safety of Aircraft using Community Airports and the Management of the Information System
12-2015 Establishing the Community List of Air Carriers which are subject to an Operating Ban within the Community
11-2015 Implementing rules for the Community List of Air Carriers which are subject to an Operating Ban within the Community
09-2010 Implementing rules for the dissemination to interested parties of information on civil avition occurrences, repealed by Regulation 09/2017
08-2010 Implementing rules for the integration into a central repository of information on civil aviation occurrences, repealed by Regulation 09/2017
03-2009 Common Rules in the Field of Civil Aviation and Responsibilities of the European Aviation Safety Agency
01-2009 Occurrence reporting in civil aviation (repealed by Regulation no. 09/2017)

Technical Publications

AACK-SSP-MAN Aviation State Safety Programme of the Republic of Kosovo
TP 26 Safety Management System (SMS) for Service Providers


AACK-DSF-OPS-FRM 34 Confirmation of an Kosovo air carrier
AACK-DSF-OPS-FRM 33 Air Operator Certificate (AOC) – Variation/ Revision/Change
AACK/DSF/GEN-FRM 24 Application Form for Approval and Registration of Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS)
AACK/DSF/GAT-FRM 25 Declaration for flights with Unmanned Aircraft Systems
AACK/DSF/GAT-FRM 26 Application Form for Operations with Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS)
AACK/DSF/GAT-FRM 27 Application Form for theoretical exam for Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS)




Kushtrim Musa

Director – Flight Safety Department

E-mail: kushtrim.musa@caa-ks.org

Tel: +383 38 248 629 ext.105


Bajram Xhemaili

Airworthiness Inspector

E-mail: bajram.xhemaili@caa-ks.org

Tel: +383 38 248 629 ext.103


Matej Krasniqi

Airworthiness Inspector

E-mail: matej.krasniqi@caa-ks.org

Tel: +383 38 248 629 ext.102


Istref Nimani

General Aviation Inspector

E-mail: istref.nimani@caa-ks.org

Tel: +383 38 248 629 ext.131


Skender Ahmeti

Helicopter Operations Officer

E-mail: skender.i.ahmeti@caa-ks.org

Tel: +383 38 248 629 ext.125


Leonora Ibraj

General Aviation Officer

E-mail: leonora.ibraj@caa-ks.org

Tel: +383 38 248 629 ext.132