The Trinidad and Tobago Civil Aviation Authority (hereinafter referred to as "the Authority") was established by the Civil Aviation Act, 2001 (Act 11 of 2001). The principal function of the Authority is to regulate and administer a safe civil aviation system whilst ensuring that Trinidad and Tobago properly discharges its obligations under international civil aviation agreements and treaties, in particular, the Convention on International Civil Aviation commonly known as "the Chicago Convention".
The Board has developed a corporate statement for the Authority defining the Authority’s Vision, Mission, Guiding Principles and Core Values.
"To ensure the highest levels of Safety, Security and Effectiveness in the Trinidad and Tobago Aviation Industry"
"Provision of a Regulatory Framework to facilitate a Safe, Secure and Effective Aviation Industry and Air Navigation Services within the Piarco Flight Information Region"
Safety, Performance, Professionalism, Teamwork, Accountability, Quality and Diversity