We use necessary cookies to make our website work. We'd also like to use optional analytics cookies to help us improve it.
For more information, please read our cookie policy.

UK – EU Transition, and UK Civil Aviation Regulations

To access current UK civil aviation regulations, including AMC and GM, CAA regulatory documents, please use this link to UK Regulation. Please note, if you use information and guidance under the Headings below, the references to EU regulations or EU websites in our guidance will not be an accurate information or description of your obligations under UK law. These pages are undergoing reviews and updates.

The UK Civil Aviation Authority has today (30 May 2022) published its new Environmental Sustainability Strategy.

Aviation delivers substantial benefits both regionally and internationally, however the sector is facing a challenge to mitigate emissions, noise and other adverse impacts. This new strategy provides clarity on the Civil Aviation Authority’s roles, remit and ambition, as we work together with the aviation community to improve environmental performance in the aviation and aerospace systems for the benefit of consumers, users and the wider community.

While we will continue to ensure safety, security and consumer protection in the aviation sector, this new strategy is ambitious in the way we will prioritise sustainability in our work, across the following areas:

  • enabling development of Jet Zero technology​;
  • co-leading the modernisation of airspace​;
  • reporting on the sustainability performance of industry, including noise, and providing information to consumers on the environmental impact of aviation;
  • advising and supporting the UK government on domestic and international policy​;
  • reducing the impact of our corporate activities and operations​;
  • assessing local environmental impacts in relevant regulatory activity and monitoring how industry is adapting to climate change​;
  • taking into account the environment in regulation and oversight.

In addition, our Environmental Sustainability Strategy also sets out how the organisation plans to address, reduce and mitigate the impact of its own cooperate operations.

For more information about both our Environmental Sustainability Strategy, please visit our website.

Provide page feedback

Please enter your comments below, or use our usual service contacts if a specific matter requires an answer.

Fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required.