Gatwick welcomes CAA approval of Route 4

Route 4 is one of nine Gatwick departure routes Airport will continue to explore ways to mitigate the impact of aircraft noise on this and other flight paths United Kingdom, 2017-Apr-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Gatwick Airport today welcomed news that the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has today approved Route 4 – a westerly runway… Read the full press release

New consultation by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) on UK’s Transition Altitude change

LONDON, 2015-12-2 — /Travel PR News/ — The latest stage in the process to change the UK’s Transition Altitude has begun, following the launch of a new consultation by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). Transition Altitude (TA) is the height at which climbing and descending aircraft change from operating their altimeters by reference to an… Read the full press release

Civil Aviation Authority report: night noise at Heathrow Airport decreased by 25% over the past 9 years

Over the past 9 years, the area around the airport affected by higher levels of night noise has decreased by 25% 25% fewer households affected by these noise levels at night than in 2006 Heathrow begins trialling steeper approaches this week, which could reduce noise for people living under flight paths LONDON, 2015-9-22 — /Travel… Read the full press release

Airport Operators Association survey: UK airports are confident of air passenger growth in 2014

UK airports are confident of air passenger growth in 2014. LONDON, 2014-5-9 — /Travel PR News/ — Just a few weeks after the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) reported that passenger numbers in 2013 were up 3.5% to 228 million, compared to 221 million in 2012, a new survey responded to by 25 UK airports has revealed… Read the full press release

Civil Aviation Authority: Temporary airspace restrictions around sporting events this summer; Pilots should pay particularly close attention to relevant NOTAMs

LONDON, 2014-5-6 — /Travel PR News/ — General aviation pilots are being alerted to a series of temporary airspace restrictions in place around sporting and commemorative events in the UK, Ireland and France this summer. The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) said that private pilots should pay particularly close attention to relevant NOTAMs as part of… Read the full press release

UK Civil Aviation Authority encourages pilots to convert their licenses to equivalent EASA licence by 8 April 2014

Restricted privileges to take effective from 8 April 2014 for National Licences London, UK, 2014-2-3 — /travelprnews.com/ — Pilots with a UK CAA ‘National’ (non-JAR/Part-FCL) licence flying ‘EASA aircraft’, such as Piper PA28s and Cessna 172s, are being encouraged by the Civil Aviation Authority to convert it to an equivalent EASA licence by 8 April 2014. Although… Read the full press release

CAA research shows Liverpool John Lennon Airport passengers more likely to travel on time

Liverpool, UK, 2014-1-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — Passengers choosing to travel via Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA) are more likely to have their flights operate on time compared to flights operating from 10 other top UK airports, according to the latest research published by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). Figures for the third quarter of 2013 covering the… Read the full press release

Civil Aviation Authority’s figures reveal George Best Belfast City Airport outperformed major UK airports

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2014-1-20 — /travelprnews.com/ — Figures* published by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) have revealed that George Best Belfast City Airport handled more air transport movements in 2013 than any other Northern Ireland airport. www.caa.co.uk/docs/80/airport_data_prov/201312/December_2013_Provisional_Airport_Statistics.pdf A 13.2% increase in passenger numbers has also seen the airport outperform passenger growth at any other major UK airport…. Read the full press release

In its annual report The UK’s Air Travel Insolvency Protection Advisory Committee welcomes the changes brought in through ATOL Reform

2013-07-29 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Air Travel Insolvency Protection Advisory Committee (ATIPAC) has praised the impact of last year’s changes to the ATOL scheme, calling the ATOL Certificate a potential “game changer”. However, the Committee is calling for further action to bring total financial protection for consumers. In its annual report, published today, the Committee welcomes… Read the full press release

The UK Civil Aviation Authority opened public consultations on the implementation of the Standardised European Rules of the Air (SERA)

2013-06-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) today launched a consultation on its proposals for the implementation of the Standardised European Rules of the Air (SERA). The consultation period runs from 25 June 2013 to 28 August 2013. Full details of the consultation, including how to submit comment on the CAA’s proposals, can… Read the full press release

The UK Civil Aviation Authority reminds British passengers on the way they can get help when flying

2013-06-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) is today reminding British sun-seekers who need assistance when travelling by air how they can get any help they need to ensure they enjoy a safe flight this summer. The message comes as the European Commission begins a campaign to raise awareness of passenger rights. The… Read the full press release

UK Civil Aviation Authority study reveals loss of control responsible for 40 per cent of air accidents

2013-06-26 — /travelprnews.com/ — The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has today published a study of recent world-wide air accidents. The CAA said the findings of its Global Fatal Accident Review 2002-2011 will help it identify major safety issues and trends allowing it to develop key safety initiatives in co-ordination with UK airlines. The CAA’s Global… Read the full press release

Michael Medlicott elected as new Chair of the Air Travel Trust

2013-05-21 — /travelprnews.com/ — Michael Medlicott has been elected as the new Chair of the Air Travel Trust (ATT), following his appointment as a trustee by Dame Deirdre Hutton, Chair of the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). Michael was elected as Chair by the existing trustees of the ATT. He has been a member of the CAA… Read the full press release

British Airways Statement In Response To The CAA’s Q6 Price Proposals

2013-04-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — In response to the Civil Aviation Authority’s (CAA) initial price proposals for London airports, Willie Walsh, chief executive of IAG, British Airways’ parent company, said: “Heathrow airport is over-priced, over-rewarded and inefficient and these proposals, which will result in an increase in prices, fail to address this situation. “In the past the… Read the full press release