Civil Aviation Authority

Indian airlines allowed to carry 85% of passenger load capacity

Indian domestic carriers eligible to operate with 85% of passenger load capacity....


India plans to set up 100 new airports and 1000 air routes by 2025

The Indian government plans to set up 100 new airports and 1000 new air routes by 2025....


SAA prepares to resume operations, gets operating license

South African Airways (SAA) received an operating license as it prepares to resume operations after nearly a year of grounding....


Qantas remains firm on international flight reboot

Qantas remains firm on international flight reboot despite the looming concerns over delays to COVID vaccine rollout program in Australia...


UK to reorganize airways for the first time since the 1950s

The United Kingdom will spend £5.5 million to modernize flight paths in the country’s first such effort since the 1950s....


Revival hopes ignite again: Flybe applies for license

Thyme Opco, the new owner of collapsed Flybe, applied to the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) for the operating license.  ...


Pakistan clears 180 suspected pilots, opens over 50 probes

Of 262 pilots suspected of having fake licenses, 180 were qualified to fly by the Pakistani Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), while 82 were deemed as “involved in minor misconduct” in their exams. Criminal investigations into 50 of them and at least 5 officials are opened....


Thomas Cook goes bankrupt, 600,000 people stranded

British tour operator Thomas Cook declared bankruptcy after negotiations with creditors and Chinese shareholder Fosun failed. The company will go into "liquidation with immediate effect", leaving more than 600,000 customers stranded....


Dreamliner’s chilling near-miss: drone came within 10ft of plane

On June 25, 2018, one of Virgin Atlantic’s Boeing 787-9s came very close to a tragedy when upon its approach to London’s Heathrow Airport (LHR) a drone was spotted passing the plane within just 10 feet. ...


EU-LAC: boosting civil aviation in Latin America and Caribbean

EASA states the new field office in Costa Rica will strengthen cooperation between the two regions and support European and Latin American and Caribbean interests in civil aviation....