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....The call comes after figures showed a spike in alcohol-related arrests at airports or in the air, while a major survey of cabin crew found most had witnessed drunken and disruptive behaviour on board. A code of conduct was introduced in 2016 in an attempt to combat anti-social behaviour by passengers, after the Civil Aviation Authority reported a 600% increase in disruptive passenger incidents in the UK between 2012 and 2016, mostly alcohol-related. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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Ryanair calls for airport crackdown on alcohol sales image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 14th of August 2017 02:40:37 PM
....The call comes after figures showed a spike in alcohol-related arrests at airports or in the air, while a major survey of cabin crew found most had witnessed drunken and disruptive behaviour on board. A code of conduct was introduced in 2016 in an attempt to combat anti-social behaviour by passengers, after the Civil Aviation Authority reported a 600% increase in disruptive passenger incidents in the UK between 2012 and 2016, mostly alcohol-related. ...
Pilotless planes: what you need to know image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 7th of August 2017 02:54:35 PM
.... But the interaction between an automated system and a pilot can cause fatalities when it goes wrong and was a key factor in the Air France Flight 447 crash, which claimed 228 lives in 2009 and was the subject of an interesting Vanity Fair article. The Civil Aviation Authority, the UK regulator, say there are no regulations in place for pilotless passenger planes because they do not exist, yet. ...
ATOL and ABTA: Financial protection for your summer holiday image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 23rd of July 2017 02:44:00 PM
....". ATOL, short for Air Travel Organisers' Licensing, is run by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), and offers protection for holidays booked through a travel agent or tour company, such as Thomson, Thomas Cook and Jet2holidays. ...
Drone forces closure of Gatwick runway and diversion of many flights image
....”. Drone disruption at British airports is becoming a severe problem, with 70 incidents in 2016 and 33 so far in 2017, according to the UK Airprox Board – a safety body jointly funded by the Civil Aviation Authority and the Ministry of Defence. ...
Britons booking breaks online to get same protection as package holidays image
....Many of those who bought expensive holidays from LowCost had been unaware that in 2013 the company, which ran glitzy TV ads, had moved its corporate base from the UK to Majorca, and with that ceased to be covered by Atol. In 2013 the Civil Aviation Authority had warned that LowCost was no longer offering protection. ...
BA debacle sees couple spend wedding night on an airport bench image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 25th of June 2017 05:59:21 AM
....Iberia’s intransigence exposes a loophole in available protection. Last year the UK’s aviation regulator, the Civil Aviation Authority, launched an ombudsman-style service with powers to make legally binding rulings on complaints. ...
Risk of air accidents up after CAA cost-cutting, leaked report warns image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 23rd of June 2017 02:40:28 PM
. Cost-cutting and an overstretched workforce at the Civil Aviation Authority have increased the risk of air accidents in Britain, according to a leaked internal report drafted by the air safety regulator but never released. ...
Suffered BA’s weekend from hell? Find out what compensation is on offer image
.... For long-haul flights, it’s £260 for delays between three and four hours, and £520 after that. According to the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), anyone delayed for over five hours can get a refund on the flight if they don’t want to fly any more. ...
British Airways owner loses £170m in value after IT meltdown image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 30th of May 2017 09:01:05 AM
.... They can also claim for food, phone calls and accommodation. Maundrell advised passengers to contact BA directly (claims companies will deduct a percentage of each claim) and to go to the Civil Aviation Authority if their claim was rejected. ...
The UK's most delayed airlines revealed image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 19th of May 2017 11:58:03 PM
.... But that might not apply if flights are delayed due to factors such as extreme weather or airport strikes. A spokesperson for the Civil Aviation Authority said new measures were recently introduced for passengers who were finding extracting compensation from airlines difficult. ...
TED 2017: UK 'Iron Man' demonstrates flying suit image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 27th of April 2017 11:01:13 PM
...."There is something strange in seeing the human form rise up and drift around and that leaves a deep impression on people," he said. The Civil Aviation Authority has yet to take any decisions on the level of regulation required for jetpacks. ...
How disabled travellers still face discrimination by airlines image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 24th of April 2017 06:00:04 AM
....”. “The likelihood of a mobility aid being damaged is very low,” says the UK aviation regulator, the Civil Aviation Authority. ...
Easyjet forced couple off overbooked flight image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 17th of April 2017 12:40:49 PM
....The airline said that any customers who had been in a similar situation and felt their case had not been handled appropriately should contact Easyjet. A spokesperson for the Civil Aviation Authority said the rights of passengers denied boarding, including overbooking, were protected under European law. ...
BA pilot who feared toxic cockpit air died of overdose, inquest told image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 13th of April 2017 02:29:28 PM
....Westgate’s death was initially examined by Sheriff Payne, a senior coroner for Dorset, now retired, who, in February 2015, issued a report raising concerns that more people could die unless action were taken. He sent his regulation 28 report to the chief executive of British Airways and the chief operating officer of the Civil Aviation Authority, as well as the chief coroner. ...
An air traffic control system... for drones image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 9th of April 2017 11:22:46 PM
....But the heavy traffic will present some real dangers. To prevent crashes, experts at Nanyang Technological University and the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore are working on a system of air lanes to keep drones on a safe path. ...
Citywing 'virtual airline' goes out of business image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Saturday 11th of March 2017 12:53:12 PM
....Mr Cummins and his fiance are also affected personally, as they are due to get married in Northern Ireland in November with many family members and friends set to travel over with them. The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), which did not regulate the Isle of Man-based ticket seller, advised passengers with forward bookings to contact their card or insurance provider for refunds. ...
Sir David Clementi: City grandee ready to do the business at the BBC image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 10th of January 2017 04:40:51 PM
....A shortlist was complied, to which Clementi’s own name was added. The other two on the shortlist were John Makinson, the chairman of the book publisher Penguin Random House, and Dame Deirdre Hutton, the chair of the Civil Aviation Authority. ...
Sir David Clementi confirmed as new BBC chair image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 10th of January 2017 03:53:39 PM
....Clementi, who turns 68 next month, was chosen from a shortlist of three and put to May over the Christmas and new year break. The other two on the shortlist were John Makinson, the chair of the book publisher Penguin Random House, and Deirdre Hutton, the chair of the Civil Aviation Authority. ...
Cruise firm All Leisure Holidays goes bust with 400 customers abroad image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 4th of January 2017 02:07:15 PM
....The holiday firm that operates the Swan Hellenic and Voyages of Discovery cruise programmes has stopped trading, with hundreds of customers overseas. The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) said it would ensure All Leisure Holidays’ 400 holidaymakers currently abroad would be repatriated at no extra cost under the terms of the Atol protection scheme. ...
All Leisure Holidays stops trading image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 4th of January 2017 11:51:12 AM
....The shutdown of the Atol-protected firm affects cruise lines Swan Hellenic and Voyages of Discovery, and has resulted in nearly 150 people losing their jobs. The Civil Aviation Authority will help to repatriate the 400 people who are currently abroad, but future bookings for 13,000 others have been cancelled. ...
Travel strikes image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 20th of December 2016 09:34:30 AM
....Unite had said more than 1,500 workers at Swissport would walk out for 48 hours from 23 December in a row over pay and conditions. But in this instance, if action had gone ahead, compensation would not have been an option according to the Civil Aviation Authority. ...
Fog at London airports causes second day of disruption image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 18th of December 2016 08:43:59 AM
....The fog is likely to be thickest to the west of London - potentially making driving hazardous in places. Source: Civil Aviation Authority. ...
Ryanair says woman’s delay claim must go through Irish courts image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 9th of December 2016 06:34:52 PM
....”. Last year the Civil Aviation Authority began enforcement action against Ryanair to make it pay compensation to thousands of delayed passengers after a European court of justice judgment. ...
BA boss shocked to find out that third Heathrow runway will raze his HQ image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 22nd of November 2016 06:28:36 PM
....Walsh’s grievance over his doomed HQ has been compounded by the prospect of being effectively charged for the compensation bill. While all properties in the path of the runway will be compulsorily purchased at 25% over the market price, the way Heathrow’s charges are set by the Civil Aviation Authority means that airlines are likely to pay more to operate from the airport as expansion costs grow. ...
No refund or redress from British Airways after it let us down badly image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 6th of November 2016 07:01:09 AM
....Anyone else wrongly denied compensation should get a firm such as Bott & Co on the case. You should also complain to the Civil Aviation Authority. ...
BA accused of downplaying health risks of 'fume events' on flights image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 3rd of November 2016 07:02:47 PM
....Unite has been pressing for a public inquiry into cabin air quality and “aerotoxic syndrome”. Neither the UK industry regulator, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), nor British Airways have recognised what campaigners believe to be a syndrome affecting plane crew who are exposed to air contaminated by organophosphates. ...
Growth potential image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 25th of October 2016 11:00:27 PM
....But as air travel is expected to continue growing significantly in the first half of the 21st Century, how are the UK's other major airports planning to expand?. Gatwick is the UK's second-busiest airport, handling 40 million passengers a year on one runway, according to Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) figures. ...
Monarch airline agrees £165m investment from Greybull image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of October 2016 06:30:00 AM
.... How long the holiday airline retains its independence, however, remains open to question. This morning's bailout - there is no detail on what form the extra £165m from owners Greybull Capital will take - is enough to satisfy the Civil Aviation Authority, but will not remove doubts about its long-term prospects. ...
Monarch: Deadline looms for troubled airline image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 11th of October 2016 11:22:36 PM
....The low-cost airline Monarch has until midnight on Wednesday to put its finances in order so that it can retain its licence to operate. The Civil Aviation Authority says Monarch needs to boost its cash reserves if it is to renew the airline's Air Travel Operators' Licence. ...
Scandal of the hajj pilgrims who are cheated by devious tour operators image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 8th of October 2016 06:00:35 AM
....* The name has been changed because of fears of reprisal. Anyone booking a flight-based hajj package should ensure that the travel company is Atol-protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. ...
Heathrow runway 'within EU pollution laws' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 5th of October 2016 11:02:25 PM
....Meanwhile in Montreal, the airline industry is inching towards what would be a historic first global deal to curb greenhouse gases. The International Civil Aviation Authority is being asked to agree for the first time that the rise in emissions from aircraft is mostly capped from 2020. ...
Monarch holidays protection extended image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 30th of September 2016 07:16:17 PM
.... . The news came just ahead of a midnight deadline for the renewal of its Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) licence. ...
Airlines see sharp rise in unruly passengers, says industry group image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 29th of September 2016 03:49:33 AM
.... . Britain's Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has also seen the number or air rage cases soaring - there were 386 dangerous incidents in 2015, compared with just 85 in 2013. ...
Monarch licence must be renewed this week or airline CAN'T sell holidays, says watchdog image
. The carrier's government-backed Atol licence expires on Friday and if it is not renewed it will be unable to sell package holidays, according to the UK's Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). ...
Monarch airlines says flights operating as normal image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 26th of September 2016 06:24:14 AM
....Speculation about its alleged collapse surfaced from customers on the company's Twitter feed. The BBC understands the company was in talks with the Civil Aviation Authority last night about its financial situation. ...
Amazon has been fined £65,000 for trying to fly dangerous goods image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 23rd of September 2016 02:20:35 PM
....". The prosecution had been brought by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) under the Air Navigation (Dangerous Goods) Regulations 2002. ...
Easyjet seeks to resolve pilots' dispute image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 21st of September 2016 03:07:29 PM
....Earlier this month, it was revealed that pilots were considering strike action over the October half-term holidays. At the time the airline, which has around 2,000 UK-based pilots, said the pilots' workloads were set by the Civil Aviation Authority. ...
Easyjet pilots consider half-term strike action image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Saturday 10th of September 2016 08:13:02 PM
....". Easyjet, which has around 2,000 UK-based pilots, said pilots' workloads were set by the Civil Aviation Authority. ...
EU aviation groups want all drones to be registered image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 6th of September 2016 11:46:47 AM
....The ability to trace nuisance drones back to their owner or pilot would improve compliance with regulations, the groups said in a joint statement. Near-misses involving drones and aircraft are on the rise - 10 UK cases risked collision this year, according to the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). ...
Mobility assistance at airports: Who is responsible for providing help for YOU? image
.... . UK passengers can also contact the Civil Aviation Authority, which has enforcement powers over UK flights and can refer cases to authorities in other EU countries. ...
Passengers could be charged £25 for failed claims against airlines image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 22nd of August 2016 12:07:05 PM
.... But passengers who use this must pay if their case is unsuccessful. Previously, the Civil Aviation Authority ran a free mediation service between travellers and airlines for passengers who were not satisfied with the resolution provided by the company. ...
Most delayed flights from UK airports revealed image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 15th of August 2016 01:35:51 AM
....The most delay-afflicted flight was from Manchester to New York which was delayed by an average of 88 minutes. The BBC England data unit analysed Civil Aviation Authority data from January 2015 to March 2016. ...

Dubai plane crash: Emirates expects network-wide delay after flight EK521 bursts into flames on crash-landing 
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.... . The UAE’s General Civil Aviation Authority (GCA) confirmed that a firefighter had died responding to the fire but did not say how he was killed. ...

'Air rage' crackdown as ministers consider ban on 24-hour airport drinking
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....It also says that staff at “airside” pubs and bars must stop selling alcohol to people who have drunk too much. A dossier published by the Civil Aviation Authority last year detailed incidents relating to passengers drinking their own beer and spirits, smoking in the lavatories, assaulting cabin crew and fighting. ...
Your holiday is booked – then the firm goes bust. Have you lost your money? image
....Related: When flights go wrong, passengers are too often left up in the air. Consumers booking Atol-covered package trips and flight/hotel booking reservations can apply to the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) for a full refund if the company goes bust between booking and the date of travel. ...
Lowcost Holidays demise blamed on Brexit vote image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 15th of July 2016 04:46:22 PM
....It added that, "unfortunately, as regards customers who have not travelled as yet a small number will have problems as regards their flights not having been paid for and many will have problems as regards their hotel rooms not having been paid for". A spokesperson for the UK regulator, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) said: "We understand the Spanish travel company Lowcost Holidays has ceased trading. ...
Five-minute guide to avoiding disaster on your holidays image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 19th of June 2016 12:01:00 AM
....” Of those who did claim direct almost two thirds were successful, she says. “If you are rejected, you can escalate your claim to the Civil Aviation Authority, but too many simply give up. ...
Thomas Cook faces strike threat during May half-term holiday image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 6th of May 2016 12:03:45 PM
.... It’s regrettable the union has chosen this path because the crew rest procedure, which includes monitoring all crew rest on all flights, was introduced with the agreement of the union. It also meets the regulations of industry experts the Civil Aviation Authority and does not compromise on safety. ...
Airlines urge action over French strike image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 21st of March 2016 10:15:40 AM
....It has been called by UNSA-ICNA, the third largest French union for air traffic controllers, which has said the cuts are unrealistic due to the "operational needs of control centres". The union said air traffic was going to grow and it criticised the French Civil Aviation Authority for being too slow to invest in new technology. ...
Shoreham show 'unaware' of pilot's plan image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 10th of March 2016 02:00:03 PM
....Andy Hill, pilot of the 1959 Hawker Hunter, survived. The Shoreham air show organisers said in a statement that the report "reflects our assertions that we, as the flying display organisers, complied with the existing Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) CAP 403 regulations". ...
Pilots call for research into impact of drone hitting passenger jet image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 2nd of March 2016 08:46:32 AM
....Tests must be done into what would happen if a drone hit a passenger jet, say airline pilots following a recent spate of near-misses. The British Airline Pilots Association (Balpa) wants the Department for Transport (DfT) and the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) to back research into the possible consequences of such a collision. ...
Lasers should be 'classed as weapon' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 15th of February 2016 02:38:57 PM
....In November 2015 it was reported that the eye of a British Airways pilot was damaged after a "military" strength laser was shone into his aircraft. Between January 2009 and June 2015 more than 8,998 laser incidents across the country were reported to the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). ...
Virgin Atlantic laser incident: pilots' union demands action image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 15th of February 2016 09:33:24 AM
....”. Between 2009 and June 2015 nearly 9,000 laser incidents across the country were reported to the UK Civil Aviation Authority. ...
Plane turned back by 'laser incident' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 15th of February 2016 08:55:42 AM
....". Between January 2009 and June 2015 more than 8,998 laser incidents across the country were reported to the UK Civil Aviation Authority. ...
Laser beam incident forces Virgin flight to return to Heathrow image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 15th of February 2016 12:36:13 AM
....Metropolitan police officers said they were working to determine where the laser was shone from and that no one had been arrested on Sunday evening. There has been a surge in the number of reported laser attacks on aircraft in the UK in the last few years, according to Civil Aviation Authority figures. ...
Drones in four near-misses at major UK airports, air investigators reveal image
.... Small unmanned aircraft should not be flown above 400 feet or in the vicinity of airports without air traffic control approval. The UK Civil Aviation Authority rules state, “The operation must not endanger anyone or anything. ...
Capacity crisis at UK airports revealed by delays league image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 6th of January 2016 06:24:15 PM
....3pc of flights were on time despite it being a major international hub, with far more flights than Bristol. The Japanese airport handled about 400,000 take-offs and landings last year compared with about 65,000 at Bristol, according to Civil Aviation Authority data. ...
1 Undershaft, the tallest skyscraper in the City of London, revealed image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 7th of December 2015 01:07:21 PM
....Parry won an invited competition a year ago – against David Chipperfield, David Walker and PLP – and has been working flat out ever since, ready to submit a planning application in January 2016. The client hoped to build an even taller tower, but restrictions from the Civil Aviation Authority set a maximum height over the City so planes don’t have to slalom between spires. ...
Revealed: plans for the UK's next mega-skyscraper that will rival the Shard  image
.... . The City of London Corporation has given Mr Kuok’s Aroland Holdings the green light to construct the tower after a lengthy consultation process, despite the fact that the neighbouring, but stalled, Pinnacle project, at 22 Bishopsgate, was originally set at 307m but scaled down to 288m, following concerns from the Civil Aviation Authority. ...
Air traffic control sale could trigger international bidding war image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Saturday 28th of November 2015 08:00:29 PM
.... . “Appetite for infrastructure investments has increased since then,” said Colin Smith, PwC partner, adding some buyers could be put off by NATS’ regulation by the Civil Aviation Authority which sets required investment level s and the returns owners can make. ...
Are jetpacks finally set for lift off? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 11th of November 2015 12:04:47 AM
....Purists might say the Martin jetpack, with its ducted fans to provide lift-off, is more akin to a personalised helicopter than the rocket-powered craft some other entrepreneurs are developing. In New Zealand, the Civil Aviation Authority has certificated the jetpack as a microlight, although the company is discussing with the regulator plans to create its own unique classification. ...
The sky has limits for Gulf airlines image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 8th of November 2015 01:27:38 AM
....". Omar Bin Ghaleb, deputy director general of the UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), recently described the sky above him as the most congested in the world. ...
Areas near Heathrow suffer more noise despite claims of quieter planes image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 23rd of October 2015 01:34:08 PM
....Related: Heathrow third runway: civil service chief 'warned ministers not to comment'. Heathrow said it would now work with airlines, the Civil Aviation Authority and the government to understand why some aircraft were now flying lower, and what this meant for noise. ...
UK firms develop drone-freezing ray image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 8th of October 2015 02:43:19 PM
....In response, the FAA recently signed an agreement to test new technology which detects drones and identifies the location of their operator. A spokesman for UK's Civil Aviation Authority, however, told the BBC that the organisation was not likely to consider investigating similar technologies any time soon. ...
Ryanair criticises Google for lack of action on scraper booking sites image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 6th of October 2015 02:59:49 PM
....Ryanair is not the only airline to have complained about eDreams. In 2013, easyJet reported the site to the Office of Fair Trading, the UK Civil Aviation Authority and the consumer group Which? for breaching consumer laws, claiming that up to a million people had paid over the odds for its fares. ...
Flight delays: 'Airline denied £180 compensation – blaming the French Red Arrows' image
.... . It prompted threats by the Civil Aviation Authority to force airlines, including Jet2 and Monarch, to pay compensation to passengers and acknowledge claims. ...
Here's what you need to know to fight back after a holiday from hell image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 20th of September 2015 12:01:00 AM
.... Compensation can run into hundreds of pounds, depending on the length of the delay and how far you were due to fly. The Civil Aviation Authority website at Caa. ...
Floodgates open for flight delay claims image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 19th of September 2015 05:59:08 AM
.... Since the supreme court verdict, thousands of people who have tried to lodge a claim have been fobbed off by airlines. This week, Britain’s aviation regulator, the Civil Aviation Authority, began enforcement action against Ryanair to make the budget airline pay compensation to thousands of delayed passengers in the wake of the European court judgment. ...
Ryanair ‘breaking the law’ with its compensation policy for delayed flights image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Friday 18th of September 2015 01:20:00 PM
.... Customers who have been delayed by more than three hours on a European Union flight, as a result of the airlines’ fault should be entitled to between £180-£440. But Ryanair has refused to pay full compensation for delays caused by technical faults and is attempting to impose a two-year claim limit from the date of the flight, according to the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). ...
UK airline regulator to force Ryanair to pay flight delay compensation image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 17th of September 2015 04:07:28 PM
.... Thousands of claims made by passengers of Ryanair, Flybe, Thomas Cook, Jet2 and WizzAir were put on hold pending the outcome of the ruling, which involved Dutch airline KLM. Once the judgment was handed down, the UK’s Civil Aviation Authority revealed it had already been reviewing Ryanair’s compliance with European consumer law, and had concluded that it was “not satisfied” with the way the airline was handling compensation claims for disruption caused by routine technical faults. ...
EasyJet refuses flight cancellation compensation image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 8th of September 2015 06:00:11 AM
.... You could take the case yourself and keep all the money, but we’d use Bott on its no-win no-fee basis. The Civil Aviation Authority should force easyJet to pay claims like yours, but has chosen not to get involved. ...
How will Shoreham's crash affect other air shows? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 27th of August 2015 11:00:26 PM
....In the immediate aftermath, one show said it was halting its planned air display though in their announcement, the organisers of CarFest South in Hampshire said they "hope to hold future air events at future festivals". So far nobody else has followed their lead and many organisers have said their shows will go ahead - but all have been discussing their plans with the regulators, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). ...
Are drones becoming a nuisance? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 24th of August 2015 11:05:45 PM
.... . And in the UK, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has recorded seven "near misses" between passenger jets and drones, prompting calls for tougher sentences for amateur operators who endanger life. ...
Ryanair's two-year limit on passenger claims unlawful image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 21st of August 2015 11:09:36 AM
....”. The Civil Aviation Authority issued a penalty against Jet2 and Wizz Air for applying a two-year time limit on claims earlier this year, but did not do the same for Ryanair at the time. ...
Landing compensation: Quick guide to claiming if your flight is delayed or cancelled image
.... Each airline has a slightly different claims procedure, which should be set out on its website. Also, the Civil Aviation Authority website (Caa. ...
Free-to-use service promises to investigate rip-offs and complaints – in EVERY sector image
.... So far, Dean Dunham, a consumer lawyer, has set up a retail ombudsman for shopping complaints. The Civil Aviation Authority is funding an aviation ombudsman to investigate airline complaints. ...
Delayed air passengers 'are owed millions' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Saturday 8th of August 2015 07:22:58 AM
....But delays caused by "extraordinary circumstances" are not eligible for compensation under EU regulations. The consumer group's calculations are based on Civil Aviation Authority data. ...
Call to widen MH370 debris hunt image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 2nd of August 2015 06:50:04 PM
....However, Malaysia's Director General of Civil Aviation Azharuddin Abdul Rahman told Associated Press: "I read all over media [the new debris] was part of a door. But I checked with the Civil Aviation Authority, and people on the ground in Reunion, and it was just a domestic ladder. ...
New debris probed in MH370 search image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 2nd of August 2015 08:42:27 AM
....However, Malaysia's Director General of Civil Aviation Azharuddin Abdul Rahman told Associated Press: "I read all over media [the new debris] was part of a door. But I checked with the Civil Aviation Authority, and people on the ground in Reunion, and it was just a domestic ladder. ...

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