Turkmenistan Airlines Boeing 757-200 (Image: Aero Icarus CC BY-SA2.0)
Aviation safety news

Turkmenistan Airlines banned from UK and Europe

Turkmenistan Airlines (T5/TUA) has been banned from flying its aircraft into European and UK airspace after the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) expressed doubts about its safety standards. Placing the airline on its blacklist stops the airline, which operates a 27-year-old Boeing 757-200 on its routres from London Heathrow (LHR/EGLL) [read more]

General aviation news

CAA appoints new head of its General Aviation Unit

The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has appointed Rachel Gardner-Poole as the new head of its General Aviation Unit. Rachel, who is currently the Portfolio Director at the CAA has previously worked on counter-terrorism with the Home Office and as a scientific researcher in the defence sector which is where she [read more]


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]