COVID-19 Operational Guidelines

The Flight Operations Division COVID-19 operational guidelines and guidances are uploaded in the following links for all concerned stakeholders implementation.





For further inquiry, please contact the PEL Section, BCAA.

COVID-19 OPs and PEL Alleviations (Amended)

The Global Pandemic situation of COVID-19 and drastic travel restrictions imposed by many countries has led to difficulties in flight operations and personnel licensing to keep track of recurrent training and licenses.

In this regard, Bhutan Civil Aviation Authority would like to issue an Alleviation which aims to reduce the severity of disruption. Below is the Alleviations due to COVID-19.

COVID-19 Ops and PEL Alleviations (Amended)

For further queries, please contact our Flight Operations Section.

Notification (Prohibition of Drone Operation)

The Bhutan Civil Aviation Authority (BCAA) notifies the general public that as per Clause of the UAS Regulation 2017, flying of unauthorized drones within the Bhutanese
Airspace is strictly prohibited.

Import and operation of drones is strictly prohibited without the prior approval of BCAA through proper channel.

Therefore, BCAA hereby would like to urge the general public once again to kindly note and abide by this notification.

Defaulters shall be dealt as per the UAS Regulations 2017.

For the lawful operation of drones in the Bhutanese Airspace, kindly refer the UAS Regulations in this link



BCAA to “Work from Home” and ASCT Info

As per the directives from the RCSC for overll civil service, BCAA will be instituting the “work from home/remote working” strategy w.e.f 1st April 2020 to minimize and prevent the spread of COVID-19 pandemic.

For continuing the service delivery of BCAA, below are the ASCT information.

BCAA Work from home strategy

Bhutan Civil Aviation Authority Agency Service Coordination Team (ASCT) Members:


Sl.No. Name/Designation Contact # & email
1 Mr. Kinley Wangchuk, Director



2 Mr. Sangay Tenzin, Chief FSD



3 Mr. Sangay Wangdi, Offtg. Chief ANSAD



4 Mr. Mindu Wangdi, ADM Officer



Communication and Complaint Management Focals:


Sl.No. Name/Designation Contact #
1 Mr. Jambay Dorji, Sr. ICT Technical Associate

(Agency Communication Focal Person)



2 Mr. Pelden Wangchuk, Flight Safety Officer

(Agency Complaint Management Officer)




Promotion Notification (January 2020)

Promotion Notification from the HRC, MoIC for all employees as mentioned below which is self explanatory.


Click>>> PromotionNotificationFor Jan 2020

Update to PEL System Link

We would like to notify all users and stakeholders to kindly use or follow the below link to access the PEL System.

Thank You.

Paro Tshechu Holiday Notification

All Offices in Paro including BCAA will remain closed on account of the Annual Paro Tshechu (Festival) from 19-21 March 2019.


BCAA would like to wish all the people residing in Paro and the visitors a very happy Tshechu holiday!!!

Courtesy: AFD, BCAA

Revised SOP for Foreign Chartered flights

Please click the below link for the revised procedures SOP for foreign registered Aircraft.


The COSCAP SA – ICAO Office (Aviation Agency of the United Nations) will be looking at employing an Administrative Assistant at the G-5 level. The position will be located at the COSCAP SA office located at the Bhutan Civil Aviation Authority (BCAA) office, 2rd floor, in Paro (International Airport), Bhutan for a period of 22 months starting August 2019 and ending on May 31, 2021. Initially, a one-year contract is offered which is extendable (pending satisfactory performance) until the end of May 2021. Below are the application forms and job description.


Job Description COSCAP

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Notification: Postponement of the opening of the SUPPLY OF ADS-B STUDY EQUIPMENT

This is to Notify all concerned bidders that the last date for submission and opening of the tender for the SUPPLY OF ADS-B STUDY EQUIPMENT has been postponed to 25th February 2019 pertaining to the previous dates falling on His Majesty’s Birth Anniversary Holidays.

However, the time and venue for submission and opening of the tender remains the same.

Submission: Before 12.00 PM 25th February 2019

Venue: BCAA, Paro

Tender Opening time: 2.30 PM

Inconvenience caused thereof is highly regretted.