Travellers looking to book their Hajj pilgrimage this year are being warned against deals that seem too good to be true. The UK Civil Aviation Authority’s campaign is working to protect travellers after an increasing trend in the sale of illegal or fake package deals.
The UK Civil Aviation Authority has revealed that the number of disruptive passenger incidents reported has remained relatively stable despite the surge in overall passenger numbers.
The CAA has moved to suspend operations of the Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft in UK airspace, following the lead of China, Australia and Singapore. The move follows the crash of a Boeing 737 MAX 8 operated by Ethiopian Airlines over the weekend.
The UK Civil Aviation Authority has stepped in to support holidaymakers who were booked to travel with Mountain Paradise after the company, based in Altrincham, Greater Manchester, ceased trading.
Thousands of passengers have been left stranded after a decision by air regulators to ban Turkmenistan Airlines from European skies for safety reasons.
The move follows the airline’s decision that financial compensation is not payable under European Commission Regulation 261/2004 for flight disruption resulting from industrial action by the airline’s staff this summer.
The Civil Aviation Authority has published new industry guidance on assisting passengers with hidden disabilities. The guidance to airlines follows similar advice given to airports in 2016 and has been formulated in association with disability groups.