National Civil Aviation Development Forum

NEW: NCADF Conference Programme 2017


The National Civil Aviation Development Forum (NCADF) was launched by the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Paschal Donohoe on 1st February 2016. The establishment of the Forum is one of the specific actions contained in the National Aviation Policy for Ireland which was published in August 2015 following an extensive consultation process which commenced back in December 2012.

The launch of the Forum confirms the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport policy position to “enhance arrangements for consulting with the industry on the development of national policy and on influencing the development of EU and international policy affecting aviation in Ireland.”

The Terms of Reference of the Forum and details of the Work Programme for 2016-2017 are available below.

National Civil Aviation Development Forum Terms of Reference

NCADF Work Programme 2016-2017

NCADF Report on progress of the National Aviation Policy

The 1st report of the NCADF on the progress of the National Aviation Policy Action Plan published 2 November 2016.

Steering Committee and Working Groups

Minutes of 1st meeting of Steering Committee (29 April 2016)

Minutes of 2nd meeting of Steering Committee (9 September 2016)

Minutes of 3rd meeting of Steering Committee (25 November 2016)


Steering Committee Documents

Regulatory Working Group

Growing MRO and Related Enterprise Working Group

Leasing and Finance Working Group

Training, Skills and Education Working Group