CAA statement on air show charges consultation

Our current charges consultation for air displays is based on two factors; that the regulation of air shows has historically been subsidised by other aviation industry charge payers and ultimately their passengers, and that the charges reflect the increased costs of implementing the additional safety activities outlined in the recent air display action report. Safety is our first priority and we believe these additional measures are necessary to further improve the safety of air displays.

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Paramotor pilot fined for Glastonbury airspace breach

A man who used a paramotor to fly into last year’s Glastonbury Festival has been fined after he admitted breaching restricted airspace around the Somerset arts and music event. 

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CAA publishes action report from ongoing Air Display Review

The review is considering all aspects of the safety oversight of UK civil air displays.

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Latest research shows travel insurance and ATOL protection top list of holiday essentials

The traditional family holiday has a new face as trends spotted in 2015 are set to become the norm in 2016.

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CAA approves new franchise arrangement with The Travel Vault Ltd.

The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has today confirmed that The Travel Vault Ltd. has been approved as a franchise body under the ATOL protection scheme.

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Hot air balloon pilot fined £2,000 for forging medical certificates

A self-employed hot air balloon pilot who forged his aviation medical certificates, has been fined £2,000 and ordered to pay costs, following a successful prosecution by the CAA.

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CAA statement on AAIB special bulletin

Latest on the investigation following the accident at this year's Shoreham airshow

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CAA launches investigation into the pricing practices of Opodo and eDreams


The CAA has today launched an investigation into the website and pricing practices of two leading online travel agents.

Over the course of this year, the CAA has been in discussions with Opodo and eDreams, in relation to a number of issues concerning price transparency.

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ATOL campaign: CAA confirms Pack Peace of Mind consumer campaign will return in 2016

Pack Peace of Mind - the CAA's promotional campaign to boost holidaymakers' understanding of ATOL - will be back in 2016.

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CAA launches new website and industry alerting system

Two significant improvements to the way the UK Civil Aviation Authority provides information to the public and its wide and diverse range of stakeholders have been made today with the launch of a new website and industry alerting system.

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