Airport Charges Regulations 2011

Information about Airport Charegs Regulations 2011

The Airport Charges Regulations 2011

The Regulations implement European Directive 2009/12/EC on airport charges into UK law. They establish a common framework by which airports consult their airline customers about airport charges, service level agreements and major infrastructure projects. The Regulations require airports to:

  • consult airlines about airport charges annually
  • give at least 4 months notice of proposed changes to airport charges (unless there are exceptional circumstances)
  • provide specific information to airlines on how airport charges are calculated
  • (if practicable) announce decisions on changes to airport charges at least 2 months before they come into effect
  • consult airlines on major infrastructure projects.

The Regulations also contain provisions about airlines providing information to airports, the basis for airports providing differentiated services and discrimination.

The CAA can investigate complaints that an airport has not complied with the Regulations.

The full text of the Regulations is available on-line as follows: Airport Charges Regulations 2011   

Regulated Airports 2014 and 2015

The Regulations apply to airports with more than 5 million passengers in the year two years prior to the current year. Airports with more than 5 million passengers in 2012 are, therefore, covered by the Regulations in 2014, whilst airports with more than 5 million passengers in 2013 will be covered by the Regulations in 2015.

2014

2015
Heathrow
Heathrow
Gatwick
Gatwick
Manchester
Manchester
Stansted
Stansted
Luton
Luton
Edinburgh
Edinburgh
Birmingham
Birmingham
Glasgow
Glasgow
Bristol
Bristol

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