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Dh100,000 fine and jail for flying drones in undesignated areas in UAE

Dh100,000 fine and jail for flying drones in undesignated areas in UAE

Dubai - Civil aviation authority issues warning



By Web Report

Published: Thu 17 Aug 2017, 3:23 PM

UAE residents have been warned against flying drones in undesignated areas, according to a statement issued by General Authority of Civil Aviation today.
Taking to Twitter to raise awareness about laws regarding flying/operating drones in UAE, the GCAA said drone owners are only allowed to fly them in designated areas.
"Anyone who lands or takes off drones from outside designated areas can either face imprisonment or a fine, not exceeding Dh100,000, unless the operator has obtained a special authorization to do so from the competent or appropriate authority.

Read more about drone-related laws here.


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