Legislation


UK CAA Given New Powers

THE UK’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) will gain new powers to impose financial penalties on under-performing airports, under new airports legislation from the British Government’s … More ››

British Government Funds Airport Link Roads

IN HIS Autumn Statement, delivered to the UK’s House of Commons on November 29, Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, announced that the British Government … More ››

EC Airport Package

ON DECEMBER 1, the European Commission announced its Airport Package (AP) – a comprehensive review of European airport policy including new regulatory initiatives on airport … More ››

European States Agree Security Strategy

AT A meeting in Moscow from November 21 to 22, European Member States of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) committed to a wide-ranging strategy … More ››

APD Further Increase

The UK Chancellor George Osborne announced today (November 29) in his Autumn Statement that Air Passenger Duty (APD) tax will increase to double the rate … More ››

EU Bans X-ray Body Scanners

New legislation from the European Commission has banned the use of x-ray technology in body scanners.

  A new European Union ruling has banned any further deployment of airport X-ray body scanning machines while tests to establish any potential health risks … More ››

Flybe Pushes For Tax Reform

UK REGIONAL carrier Flybe has called on the UK Government to reform the controversial Air Passenger Duty (APD) – under current rules, passengers flying domestically … More ››

São Paulo Work Halted

A FEDERAL Court Judge in Brazil has ordered work on São Paulo Guarulhos Airport’s new terminal to be stopped.  He said that the state airport … More ››

BAA to sell Edinburgh Airport

Following a long-running legal battle, BAA has announced that it will sell Edinburgh Airport in Scotland.  (KEY-Archive)

AIRPORT OPERATOR BAA has announced that following the UK Competition Commission’s decision requiring BAA to sell either Edinburgh or Glasgow airport, it has decided to … More ››

Agreement between Chongqing and Liege Airports

ON OCTOBER 25, 2011, Liege Airport, Belgium and the Chongqing Airport Group, China, announced that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding in order to … More ››