Alerts: Economic regulation

Here you can see details of all alerts issued during the last 12 months. Select a category to see the relevant headlines, sorted by date, and click on one to read the full alert. If you are looking for information about an older notification please email content@caa.co.uk including the reference number where possible e.g. SW2017/194.

Economic regulation of Gatwick: Final decision

The CAA has published a notice under section 22(6) of the Civil Aviation Act 2012 of its decision to modify Gatwick Airport Limited’s (“GAL”) licence. Following consultations in October 2020 and February 2021, the modifications will implement a new set of commitments as the basis of the economic regulation of GAL for the four year […]

Economic regulation of NATS (En Route) plc: Price control review update

We have published Economic regulation of NATS (En Route) plc: Update on approach to the next price control review (CAP2119). This document provides an update on our thinking regarding our approach to the next NATS (En Route) plc (NERL) price controls, following our December 2020 consultation (CAP1994). It covers traffic risk sharing arrangements and the […]

CAA 2021/22 Statutory Schemes of Charges

We have published today under CAA UK Official Record Series 5 our revised 13 Schemes of Charges that will be legally implemented with effect from 1 April 2021. The current 13 Schemes of Charges will be effective to and including 31 March 2021. Following the waiving of the proposed charge increase in 2020/21, the CAA […]

Expired: Economic regulation of Gatwick: consultation

The CAA has published a statutory consultation under section 22(2) of the Civil Aviation Act 2012 on its proposal to modify Gatwick Airport Limited’s (GAL) licence. Following a consultation on its proposed approach in October 2020, the proposed modifications will implement a new set of commitments as the basis of the economic regulation of GAL […]

Expired: Consultation on Heathrow RAB readjustment

The UK Civil Aviation Authority has today published an update and final consultation following a request by Heathrow Airport Limited (HAL) to change its approach to the calculation of HAL’s regulatory asset base (RAB): Economic regulation of Heathrow Airport Limited: Response to its request for a covid-19 related RAB adjustment – Updated consultation

UK-EU trade agreement

EU Exit: the UK and EU have reached agreement over future trading relationships, including those involving aviation. We are studying the detail of the agreements relating to air transport and aviation safety and will update relevant pages of the UK-EU transition microsite as information becomes clearer about how the new arrangements will work in practice. […]

REMINDER: UK Civil Aviation Authority launches UK General Aviation opportunities after leaving EASA consultation

The UK Civil Aviation Authority’s General Aviation Unit (GAU) consultation into preparation for the end of the EU transition period,  UK General Aviation opportunities after leaving EASA – a consultation  closes on 18 December, two weeks today. If you are interested in helping to shape the direction of future general aviation regulation and how the Civil Aviation Authority […]

Expired: Statutory charges FY21/22: Consultation

Our Statutory charges FY21/22 consultation has now been published and explains our proposals for revisions to the existing CAA Charges Schemes, due to take effect from 1 April 2021. We look forward to receiving feedback on these proposals, in particular from those we regulate. We welcome comments on all aspects of the proposals, including the charges structure […]

UK Civil Aviation Authority launches UK General Aviation opportunities after leaving EASA consultation

The UK Civil Aviation Authority’s General Aviation Unit (GAU) is dedicated to effective regulation that supports and encourages the UK’s dynamic GA sector. In preparation for the end of the EU transition period, the CAA has launched UK General Aviation opportunities after leaving EASA – a consultation: This consultation is an opportunity for you to […]

Expired: Economic regulation of Gatwick: consultation on new commitments

We have published a consultation seeking stakeholders’ views on its proposed approach to updating the economic regulation of Gatwick Airport Ltd (GAL). Its current regulation is based on a set of commitments that expire on 31 March 2021, and GAL finalised a set of new proposed commitments earlier this year.

Expired: Heathrow Airport Limited’s request for RAB readjustment

This consultation document has been published response to the request made by Heathrow Airport Limited (HAL) in July 2020 for the CAA to change its approach to the calculation of its regulatory asset base (RAB) to take account of the actual and expected impact of the covid-19 pandemic on its revenues in 2020 and 2021. […]

CAA charge proposal delay

The CAA recognises the enormous impact that the COVID-19 pandemic is having on the aviation and aerospace industries. For this reason, we delayed the increase to our scheme of charges for an initial period of three months to 30 June 2020 and a further 3 months to 30 Sep 2020. Having reviewed this decision in […]

Expired: Economic regulation of Heathrow Airport Limited: working paper on capital expenditure efficiency incentives

This working paper follows on from the June 2020 Consultation (CAP1940) and provides further details of our proposed approach to capital efficiency incentives for Heathrow Airport Limited. We welcome views on any of the issues raised in this working paper. The consultation will close on 9 October 2020.

CAA charge proposal delay

The CAA recognises the enormous impact that the COVID-19 pandemic is having on the aviation and aerospace industries. For this reason, we delayed the increase to our scheme of charges for an initial period of three months, to 30 June 2020. Having reviewed this decision in light of the ongoing challenges faced by the sector, […]

Expired: Economic regulation of Heathrow Airport Limited: Policy update and consultation

This consultation document deals with the following main issues: > the responses we received to the April 2020 Update and our approach to protecting the interests of consumers;> requirements for HAL’s revised business plan (“RBP”), which it is due to publish in the autumn of 2020;> improving the efficiency incentives and capital expenditure governance arrangements […]