The Department of Civil Aviation is part of the Ministry of Transport and Public Works. The department is responsible for the management of controlled airspace, aviation infrastructure and the safety regulation of Civil Aviation in Malawi.
Airworthiness is a section within the Regulatory Division. The Airworthiness Section is under obligation for the oversight of International Civil Aviation Standard and Recommended Practices requirements. Airworthiness responsibilities include the following functions:
This section is responsible for the management and operation of Air traffic services and Search and Rescue within the Lilongwe Flight Information Region (FIR). This includes:
Personnel Licensing (PEL) is a section within the Regulatory Division. The Personnel Licensing Section is under obligation for the oversight of ICAO Annex 1 Standard and Recommended Practices (SARPS) requirements. The Five Functions of PEL are: