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.
Winner announced of ‘400ft Britain’ – stunning shot of Point of Ayr in North Wales
Taken by James Farley, it captures the skill of drone photography while showcasing the best of the British Landscape
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Drone safety targeted by new initiative
New DroneSafe.uk website launched in partnership with UK air traffic control body NATS
Opodo and eDreams update their websites to improve clarity and price transparency
Significant changes have been made following a CAA investigation
CAA sets out expectations to Heathrow Airport for delivering a new runway
Following the Government’s announcement of Heathrow as its preferred location for a new runway, the CAA has today written to John Holland-Kaye, the airport’s chief executive, setting out its expectations for the efficient delivery of this new infrastructure.