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UK government to crack down on dangerous use of lasers

UK government to crack down on dangerous use of lasers

20 December 2017 Airline News

People who target transport operators with laser devices could be jailed for up to five years under new laws designed to protect the public. The laser misuse (Vehicles) bill, which was published today, will also expand the list of vehicles, beyond just planes, which it is an offence to target with lasers.

Moriarty appointed Civil Aviation Authority chief executive

Moriarty appointed Civil Aviation Authority chief executive

30 November 2017 Organisations & Operators

The UK Civil Aviation Authority has announced the appointment of Richard Moriarty as its new chief executive. Moriarty will succeed Andrew Haines, whose term of office is due to expire in the summer of 2018, and was appointed following a rigorous selection process including a significant number of excellent candidates.

CAA completes Monarch repatriation programme

CAA completes Monarch repatriation programme

The UK Civil Aviation Authority’s two-week flying programme ended last night with the last flight touching down at London Luton Airport at just after 03:30. The flight from Tel Aviv with 122 passengers on board brought to a close the programme that was launched in response to the Monarch Airlines administration.

CAA seeks to pay Monarch ATOL claims in 28 days

CAA seeks to pay Monarch ATOL claims in 28 days

9 October 2017 Airline News

The UK Civil Aviation Authority is gearing up for a huge number of claims from Monarch’s ATOL protected customers following the collapse of the airline. As the first week of the CAA’s ‘flying programme’ ends, 404 flights will have operated bringing home almost 80,000 people. 

Heathrow attacks CAA over airport charges

Heathrow attacks CAA over airport charges

3 October 2013 Airline News

Heathrow Airport has hit back at the Civil Aviation Authority’s proposal that Heathrow should cap its landing charges so that they rise in line with inflation, stating that the cap could have “serious and far-reaching consequences” for passengers.