8.33 kHz radio funding applications now being received

The funding is designed to help GA pilots and private aircraft owners switch to 8.33 kHz radios by 1 January 2018

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Jeff Halliwell appointed chair of new body to scrutinise Heathrow’s consumer engagement

The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), Heathrow Airport Ltd, and the Heathrow airline community are pleased to confirm the appointment of Jeff Halliwell as the chair of the Consumer Challenge Board (CCB), a new independent body that will challenge and scrutinise Heathrow Airport Limited (HAL) to ensure its business plans reflect the interests of consumers. 

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Pilot fined for breaching restricted Glastonbury airspace

A pilot has been prosecuted for flying his helicopter into and out of the 2016 Glastonbury Festival without permission.

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CAA consultation on the priorities and timetable for economic regulation of the new runway and capacity expansion at Heathrow airport

The CAA has been consistently clear that the UK needs more airport capacity to prevent consumers facing less choice, higher fares and more disruption.

The Government has confirmed Heathrow as its preferred option for increasing airport capacity and the CAA will be responsible for setting the economic regulation framework for the financing and delivery of the third runway project. Today we have set out our priorities for developing the regulatory framework for the project.

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CAA steps in to support thousands of holidaymakers, after All Leisure Holidays Ltd stops trading

The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has stepped in to support thousands of ATOL protected holidaymakers who were booked to travel with All Leisure Holidays Ltd (ATOL 3897) after the company stopped trading.

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Did Santa fill your stocking with a new drone?

  • Currys PC World drone sales up 60% this year.

  • Over three million people in the UK were considering buying a drone for Christmas: CAA research

  • The CAA asks new owners to use their drones safely and responsibly by following the Dronecode

  • New video from Air Traffic Control providers NATS promotes 'pilot-like' behaviour

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    CAA research shows passengers enjoy air travel, but the aviation industry must improve complaint handling

    New CAA research shows the majority of consumers (89%) are satisfied with air travel.

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    Over a million people a day will use this Christmas break to book their next escape

    New ATOL research has revealed that between Boxing Day and New Year’s Eve over one million people each day will book their next holiday.

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    UK airports urged to review commercial agreements to ensure fair deal for consumers travelling to the airport by road

    This follows a review that focused on parking and other road-based transport options for passengers travelling to UK airports

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    CAA competition investigation: East Midlands International Airport and Prestige Parking Limited admit to price fixing

    An investigation found that EMIA and Prestige agreed that Prestige should not sell its car parking services at the airport below a minimum price, which was linked to the price of EMIA's own car parking services

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