The Economic Regulation Division of the Civil Aviation Authority has responsibility for the orderly development and expansion of air transport in Jamaica on a sound economic basis. As a member of the Jamaican Air Policy Committee, the Division also advises the Goverment of Jamaica on the economic aspects of the aviation industry in Jamaica.

The three main pieces of legislation governing the operations of this unit are:

The main functions of this directorate are:
Granting of Air Transport Licenses and Permits (see Charter Permits Issued 2000-2009)
Statistical analysis and Research
Regulation of Airports.

Statistical Analysis