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Official Statistics: Air passenger experience of security screening: 2019

Official Statistics: Air passenger experience of security screening: 2019

Results from a short set of questions about experiences of security screening from the CAA Passenger Survey at selected UK airports in 2019.

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Statement to Parliament: Consultation on draft insurance and liabilities requirements to implement the Space Industry Act 2018

Statement to Parliament: Consultation on draft insurance and liabilities requirements to implement the Space Industry Act 2018

Release of the draft insurance and liabilities requirements to implement the Space Industry Act 2018 consultation.

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Open consultation: Commercial spaceflight: insurance and liabilities requirements

Open consultation: Commercial spaceflight: insurance and liabilities requirements

The draft insurance proposals and liabilities regulations needed for the Space Industry Act 2018, which will enable UK commercial spaceflight launches.

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Detailed guide: How we are promoting and regulating spaceflight from the UK

Detailed guide: How we are promoting and regulating spaceflight from the UK

Information, documents and announcements related to LaunchUK, the UK's commercial spaceflight programme.

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Guidance: Competition Act 1998 cases in the sectors regulated by UKCN members

Guidance: Competition Act 1998 cases in the sectors regulated by UKCN members

Details of all cases from 1 April 2014 regulated by members of the UK Competition Network (UKCN).

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Giant leap for UK spaceflight programme as consultation launches

Giant leap for UK spaceflight programme as consultation launches

A public consultation on regulations that will support the Space Industry Act 2018 opens today, paving the way for the UK's first ever space launch.

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Giant leap for UK spaceflight programme as consultation launches

Giant leap for UK spaceflight programme as consultation launches

A public consultation on regulations that will support the Space Industry Act 2018 opens today, paving the way for the UK's first ever space launch.

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Boost to passengers as government bolsters ATOL scheme

Boost to passengers as government bolsters ATOL scheme

More protection for passengers following government move to protect refund credit notes.

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Notice: Update on airspace modernisation

Notice: Update on airspace modernisation

Joint statement from the Department for Transport and Civil Aviation Authority in reponse to a report published by the Airspace Change Organising Group.

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Correspondence: Letter from Secretary of State to Chair of Transport Select Committee

Correspondence: Letter from Secretary of State to Chair of Transport Select Committee

Communication regarding the appointment of Sir Stephen Hillier as the Chair of the Civil Aviation Authority.

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Guidance: Coronavirus (COVID 19): recreational general aviation

Guidance: Coronavirus (COVID 19): recreational general aviation

Guidance on recreational general aviation (GA) flying during the coronavirus outbreak.

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Former head of RAF to be appointed chair of the UK Civil Aviation Authority

Former head of RAF to be appointed chair of the UK Civil Aviation Authority

Sir Stephen Hillier to be chair of the UK Civil Aviation Authority from 1 August 2020.

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Guidance: Coronavirus (COVID 19): recreational general aviation

Guidance: Coronavirus (COVID 19): recreational general aviation

Guidance on recreational general aviation (GA) flying during the coronavirus outbreak.

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Statement to Parliament: Aviation update: 5 March 2020

Statement to Parliament: Aviation update: 5 March 2020

The actions being taken in response to ceasing of trading by Flybe.

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Detailed guide: Aviation security for cargo from 1 January 2021

Detailed guide: Aviation security for cargo from 1 January 2021

Measures in place to ensure cargo can fly to and from the EU without disruption from 1 January 2021.

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Statistical data set: Aviation statistics: data tables (AVI)

Statistical data set: Aviation statistics: data tables (AVI)

Data about UK air traffic, international airlines and air accidents and incidents, produced by Department for Transport.

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Corporate report: Brochure: UK Spaceflight Programme

Corporate report: Brochure: UK Spaceflight Programme

A guide to the UK spaceflight programme which aims to enable commercial markets for regular, reliable and responsible access to space from UK spaceports.

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Corporate report: Brochure: UK Spaceflight Programme

Corporate report: Brochure: UK Spaceflight Programme

A guide to the UK spaceflight programme which aims to enable commercial markets for regular, reliable and responsible access to space from UK spaceports.

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Corporate report: Brochure: UK Spaceflight Programme

Corporate report: Brochure: UK Spaceflight Programme

A guide to the UK spaceflight programme which aims to enable commercial markets for regular, reliable and responsible access to space from UK spaceports.

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Detailed guide: Air services from the EU to the UK if there is a no deal Brexit

Detailed guide: Air services from the EU to the UK if there is a no deal Brexit

Policy statement on UK position on rights for airlines from EU countries, and the basis on which flights will continue if there is a no-deal Brexit.

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Airspace modernisation to make flying greener and more reliable as football fans travel to Madrid on busiest ever day for flights

Airspace modernisation to make flying greener and more reliable as football fans travel to Madrid on busiest ever day for flights

Plans to reduce the environmental impact of flying announced.

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Airspace modernisation to make flying greener and more reliable as football fans travel to Madrid on busiest ever day for flights

Airspace modernisation to make flying greener and more reliable as football fans travel to Madrid on busiest ever day for flights

Plans to reduce the environmental impact of flying announced.

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Notice: Call for evidence: Space Industry Act 2018

Notice: Call for evidence: Space Industry Act 2018

A call for evidence to inform further policy development of the Space Industry Act 2018 provisions on liability, insurance and charging.

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From airport to spaceport: £2 million available to develop horizontal spaceflight in the UK

From airport to spaceport: £2 million available to develop horizontal spaceflight in the UK

Future spaceports can apply for a share of £2 million to support plans for small satellite launch from aircraft and sub-orbital flight from the UK, Science Minister Chris Skidmore announced today.

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Press release: From airport to spaceport: £2 million available to develop horizontal spaceflight in the UK

Press release: From airport to spaceport: £2 million available to develop horizontal spaceflight in the UK

Future spaceports can apply for a share of £2 million to support plans for small satellite launch from aircraft and sub-orbital flight from the UK, Science Minister Chris Skidmore announced today.

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Publication of the Airline Insolvency Review final report

Publication of the Airline Insolvency Review final report

Release of the Airline Insolvency Review final report which makes recommendations for consumer protection in the event of an airline or travel company failure.

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Airline Insolvency Review final report

Airline Insolvency Review final report

Airline Insolvency Review final report released which makes considerations for repatriation and refund for airline passengers if airlines collapse.

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Publication of the Airline Insolvency Review final report

Publication of the Airline Insolvency Review final report

Release of the Airline Insolvency Review final report which makes recommendations for consumer protection in the event of an airline or travel company failure.

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New extended drone no fly zone in place from today

New extended drone no fly zone in place from today

‘No-fly’ zone around airports comes into force.

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Flights protected in no deal Brexit scenario

Flights protected in no deal Brexit scenario

Plans reaffirm the fact that passengers can book flights with confidence.

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Aviation minister meets airlines and allergy sufferers to improve flying for those with nut allergies

Aviation minister meets airlines and allergy sufferers to improve flying for those with nut allergies

Government wants to see improved clarity and consistency in how the sector deals with allergies.

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New drone safety partnership with business launched as government sets out plans to limit drone misuse

New drone safety partnership with business launched as government sets out plans to limit drone misuse

Legislation coming into force next month to extend airport ‘no-fly’ zones and partnership announced with Jessops to raise awareness of responsible drones use.

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Chair of the Civil Aviation Authority reappointed for extended term

Chair of the Civil Aviation Authority reappointed for extended term

Dame Deirdre Hutton will continue as Chair for a final 12 months.

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Projects lay the groundwork for a future of robolawyers and flying cars

Projects lay the groundwork for a future of robolawyers and flying cars

New fund will back projects that will ensure rules and regulations keep pace with technological advances of the future from virtual lawyers to flying cars.

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Lockheed Martin and Orbex to launch UK into new space age

Lockheed Martin and Orbex to launch UK into new space age

Lockheed Martin and Orbex are investing in space launch operations and bringing innovative new technology to Britain, Business Secretary Greg Clark announced today (Monday 16 July) during the Farnborough International Airshow.

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One giant leap: Vertical launch spaceport to bring UK into new space age

One giant leap: Vertical launch spaceport to bring UK into new space age

The UK is set to build on its world leading expertise in aerospace with the development of vertical and horizontal spaceports.

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Heathrow expansion: letter exchange with Civil Aviation Authority

Heathrow expansion: letter exchange with Civil Aviation Authority

Correspondence between Chief Executive of the Civil Aviation Authority and DfT Permanent Secretary on airport expansion.

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New drone laws bring added protection for passengers

New drone laws bring added protection for passengers

Laws will restrict drones from flying above 400 feet and within 1 kilometre of airport boundaries.

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Address to Airlines UK on Heathrow engagement

Address to Airlines UK on Heathrow engagement

The importance and need for continuing communication and support for the proposed runway at Heathrow.

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Transport Secretary challenges industry to balance expansion costs

Transport Secretary challenges industry to balance expansion costs

Standards for how Heathrow should collaborate with airlines on the costs and design of a third runway.

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Explosive detection dogs introduced in British airports to screen cargo

Explosive detection dogs introduced in British airports to screen cargo

The dogs have undertaken a rigorous new training programme set out by the UK government to prepare them for cargo screening.

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Airline Insolvency Review to examine protection for air passengers

Airline Insolvency Review to examine protection for air passengers

Review will consider a range of options to protect consumers in the event that the airline they use collapses.

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Evidence wanted on liabilities, insurance and charging for UK commercial spaceflight

Evidence wanted on liabilities, insurance and charging for UK commercial spaceflight

The Government is seeking evidence to shape the future policy on the liabilities, insurance and charging arrangements for commercial spaceflight, following Royal Assent of the Space Industry Act.

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UK space launch programme receives £50 million boost in Government’s Industrial Strategy

UK space launch programme receives £50 million boost in Government’s Industrial Strategy

A £50 million programme to enable new satellite launch services and low gravity spaceflights from UK spaceports will boost the economy and inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers.

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