Pilot guilty of disrupting Red Arrows display
A pilot has pleaded guilty to flying his helicopter through a Red Arrows display, causing the world famous aerobatic team to abandon their routine. Luton Magistrates' Court heard Andrew Kane (62) from Leighton Buzzard, flew his Gazelle helicopter into restricted airspace, put in place to protect the Red Arrows' display, at an air show at Old Warden aerodrome in Bedfordshire in May this year.
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.
EU funding on the way for UK GA, Grant made available for 8.33 kHz radio equipage
EU funding on the way for UK GA 8.33 kHz radio equipage
CAA statement on lowcostholidays
CAA statement on lowcostholidays, which has ceased trading.
CAA steps in to protect holidaymakers after Turkey-specialist travel company collapses
Around 1,200 holidaymakers are being assisted by the ATOL protection scheme, following the collapse of a West-Midlands based travel company.
Air Travel Trust assists more than 4,700 ATOL protected holidaymakers in 2015/16
The Air Travel Trust has helped refund and repatriate more than 4,700 ATOL protected holidaymakers in the last financial year.
Statement on EU referendum vote
There will be no immediate change to civil aviation regulation nor the CAA's role in the EU and the European Aviation Safety Agency
Offshore helicopter restrictions updated
Following a report by the Norwegian accident investigators on 1 June, restrictions have been extended to prohibit all flying by EC225LP and AS332L2 helicopters until further information is available.
Licences to be provisionally suspended for infringing pilots
Pilots who infringe controlled airspace could have their licences provisionally suspended while the incident is assessed