Summary: Dubai Airports officially opened Dubai World Central -- Al Maktoum International for general aviation operations on Thursday following the UAE General Civil Aviation Authority's regulatory approval.
What does GA stand for?
GA stands for General Aviation
This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Military and Government
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We have 104 other meanings of GA in our Acronym Attic
- General Arrangement (layout drawing as opposed to detail)
- General Assembly
- General Assignment (news reporting)
- General Assistance
- General Atomics
- General Auditor
- General Authority (LDS Church)
- General Auxiliary
- General Availability
- General Average
Samples in periodicals archive:
People are flying more for business," says Pete Bunce, chief executive of the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA), which includes such well known companies as Beech, Cessna and Gulfstream.
GAO-05-144 November 10, 2004 Federal intelligence agencies have reported that in the past, terrorists have considered using general aviation aircraft (all aviation other than commercial and military) for terrorist acts, and that the September 11th terrorists learned to fly at general aviation flight schools.
For decades, general aviation (as all noncommercial, nonmilitary flying is officially categorized) has been hampered by the expense and time required to get a pilot's license and the instrument rating required for flight in less-than-ideal weather.