Alerts: Economic regulation

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Consultation: Market Conditions for Terminal Air Navigation Services

The CAA published its draft advice to the Secretary of State, for consultation, on market conditions for terminal air navigation services in the UK. The CAA’s draft advice is that the provision of these services is subject to market conditions. This consultation closes on 12 March 2018. This consultation and other relevant documents for this […]

Guidance for NERL in preparing its business plan for Reference Period 3 (2020-2024)

We have published finalised guidance for NERL in preparing its business plan for Reference Period 3 (2020-2024). You can read the guidance on our website. SW2018/004

Consultation on CAA statutory charges 2018/19

We are currently consulting on our statutory charge proposals for 2018/19. For more information, and to submit comments, please view the consultation. All comments must be received before the consultation closes on 8 February 2018. SW2017/216

Terminal Air Navigation Services (TANS) in the UK: Call for evidence

We are calling for evidence regarding the Terminal Air Navigation Services (TANS) in the UK. This is to assist and advise the Secretary of State for Transport on whether market conditions continue to exist, as set out under Article 3 of the European Regulation No 391/2013. See the consultation here. SW2017/214

Guidance for NERL in preparing its Business Plan for Reference Period 3: consultation document

We are seeking views on the CAA’s proposed guidance to NERL in preparing its business plan for Reference Period 3 (RP3). For more information, and to submit comments, see All comments must be received before 10 November 2017. SW2017/196

Consultation on core elements of the regulatory framework for Heathrow expansion

This consultation follows on from our January 2017 consultation on the priorities and timetable for our programme of work on the economic regulation of new capacity at Heathrow. It confirms our priorities and seeks views on our latest thinking on the development of core elements of the regulatory framework for Heathrow Airport Limited (HAL). SW2017/103

CAA closes Competition Act investigation

The CAA has decided to close the Chapter II element of its investigation on a suspected abuse of dominant position by East Midlands International Airport and its parent company, the Manchester Airports Group. For details of the investigation and further information on this decision, please visit our website. SW2017/92

Important information for SkyWise app users

A new version of the SkyWise app is being released this week and will be available to download for Apple and Android devices. Please ensure that you have the option for ‘Automatic Downloads’ turned on in your device’s settings so that you can continue to receive notifications. Guidance for Apple devices Guidance for Android devices […]

Economic regulation of NERL 2020-2024: strategic outcomes discussion document

We have published a discussion document seeking views from all interested parties on the process, strategic outcomes, and the relevant issues that should shape the CAA’s approach to the future economic regulation of NERL in the period from 2020 to 2024. Views on all the issues raised in this document are welcomed through our consultation. […]

Policy statement on recovery of Heathrow new runway costs

CAP 1513 sets out our policy in relation to the recovery of costs associated with obtaining planning permission for the new runway and capacity expansion at Heathrow Airport. This policy statement is complementary to our decision to modify Heathrow Airport Limited’s (HAL’s) licence to permit up to £10 million per year of efficient Category B costs […]

Consultation on NATS resilience requirements

Our new consultation sets out the outcome of work we carried out jointly with NATS with regards to NATS’ resilience, and seeks views on a proposed enforcement tool and a new licence condition. We are proposing to adopt specified definitions of resilience, contingency and business continuity and to set the requirements for the enforcement of these under […]