New CAA Chief Executive begins his tenure

As reported last year the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has a new Chief Executive after Richard Moriarty took up his post today. Mr Moriarty joined the UK Civil Aviation Authority in 2016 as Group Director of Consumers and Markets and Deputy Chief Executive. His previous role was as the Chief [read more]


CAA appoints new Consumers & Markets Director

The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has appointed Paul Smith as the new Consumer and Markets Director. The appointment will see Mr Smith oversee the CAA’s economic regulation, competition, consumer protection and consumer enforcement activity. Mr Smith joins the CAA from the Payment Systems Regulator (PSR) where he was Head of Policy. He [read more]

European volcano mount Etna erupts spewing ash across Italian airspace
Engineering & Leasing

CAA recognises volcanic ash research with safety award

The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has recognised ground-breaking work to safely reduce the disruption volcanic ash can cause to aviation with a safety award. Rolls-Royce Engineer, Rory Clarkson, who won the award has been a leading figure in the industry’s efforts to safely reduce the disruption that volcanic ash can [read more]

Cardiff Airport Terminal (Image: Cardiff Airport)
Cardiff Airport News

Cardiff Airport sees 9% rise in passenger numbers

Cardiff Airport (CWL-EGFF) has seen a 9% rise in passenger numbers for 2017 according to the airport’s own figures. The airport says that 1.46 million passengers used its terminal in 2017 although official Civil Aviation Authority figures have yet to be released. The Welsh-Government-owned airport, which posted a pre-tax loss [read more]