The secretary of state for transport, Grant Shapps, has today announced an intention to wind down the Independent Commission on Civil Aviation Noise at the end of September.
Companies that are due to renew their ATOL this month are being urged to submit their renewal applications well before September 30th to avoid a delay to processing.
The UK Civil Aviation Authority is warning travellers not to leave themselves unprotected when booking last minute deals to holiday destinations.
The consultation received high levels of “constructive engagement” from a wide range of industry stakeholders, consumer organisations, financial institutions and travel trade bodies.
The moves come after Belarus scrambled a fighter jet to force the plane - which was travelling from Athens in Greece to Vilnius - to land in the Belarusian capital after saying there had been a bomb threat.
The High Court said the thousands of people affected by cancellations or delays during strike action by pilots and cabin crew in 2018 should be compensated.
Proposed changes will look at new approaches that would reduce the risk posed to consumers should any individual travel business cease to trade, the CAA said.
The UK Civil Aviation Authority has provided regulatory approval to US-based airline, JetBlue, allowing it to operate transatlantic routes between London, New York and Boston.
The UK Civil Aviation Authority has confirmed that, of the 742 ATOL licences that expired in March, 554 have been renewed. A further 89 still in the process.
All airlines will need to go through the necessary steps to return the aircraft to service, including pilot training, which may slow the return of the aircraft to UK skies.
This means that consumers whose package holiday bookings are cancelled will be able to safely accept a refund credit note - where it is suitable for them.