UK families need a holiday ‘buffer budget’ of £536.80 to cover unexpected costs
New research from ATOL, the holiday protection scheme, has found British families are willing to spend 13% more on their holiday this year compared to last year, with a family of four now set to spend an average of £3,133¹ on their annual break.
Five major airlines face enforcement action for denying passengers compensation for delayed flights
The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has today launched enforcement action against five major airlines for denying passengers the compensation they are legally entitled to for delayed flights.
New CAA guidelines: Making air travel more accessible for passengers with hidden disabilities
New guidance on how airports should support people with hidden disabilities including dementia, autism, mental health problems and sensory impairment
CAA statement on sky's the limit campaign
Making the UK's airspace more efficient will decrease journey times for passengers and bring environmental benefits
CAA statement on Monarch’s ATOL licences (12 October 2016)
A CAA spokesperson said: “The CAA has renewed Monarch's ATOL licences until the end of September 2017 following confirmation that all licence requirements have been met.
CAA statement on the extension of Monarch ATOL licences (30 September 2016)
The CAA has granted Monarch a 12 day extension to its existing ATOL licences. The extended licences will now expire at 23:59 on 12 October 2016.
Advice on Galaxy Note 7 phones
Passengers travelling with a Galaxy Note 7 are advised to carry it in hand baggage and ensure it remains switched off during flight.
CAA-approved complaint bodies now available to help passengers with airline disputes
Passengers flying to and from the UK will now be able to get their complaints against an increasing number of airlines for delays, cancellations, lost baggage and services for passengers with reduced mobility resolved without the need to go to court.
New CAA report rates airports on quality of assistance for passengers with a disability or reduced mobility
The quality of assistance
airports provide to disabled people and those with reduced mobility is the
focus of a new performance report by the UK Civil Aviation Authority.
CAA statement on lowcostholidays
CAA statement on lowcostholidays, which has ceased trading.