The AIB is an independent government organization reporting directly to his Highness the Chairman of the GACA Board. The Office of the Director General of the AIB discharges the executive and administrative functions of the AIB. This Office further provides overall leadership for the management of the agency, including production, strategy, and support functions.

The AIB is independent financially, administratively and operationally from the Regulator and the industry. The AIB cooperates with the Regulator and the industry on issues relating to aviation safety. The AIB also cooperates with international agencies and other States’ investigation authorities under the agreements and memorandums of understandings to which, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is signatory and this, in the interest of improving aviation safety.

The Aviation Investigation Bureau of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (AIB) does not apportion blame, nor provide the means to determine liability in aviation incidents or accidents.

In discharging its functions of improving aviation safety the Aviation Investigation Bureau of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (AIB) ensures it conducts impartial investigations, allots its resources in a manner where the greatest benefit to aviation safety improvements may materialize, make safety recommendations based on systematic processes, ensures safety recommendations are followed up, utilizes expertise and information from its in house capabilities, as well as, from safety experts from the aviation industry and, ensures that its capabilities are developed and shared to fulfill its mission.