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Swansea Airport loses license amid safety concerns
Feb16

Swansea Airport loses license amid safety concerns

The CAA has halted Swansea Airport (EGFH)’s operating licence citing a “systematic failure of safety management”. Following an unannounced audit in which “a series of safety concerns” were found, the aerodrome’s status as a licensed facility was revoked on 15 February. A spokesperson for the CAA told the Local Democracy Reporting Service that the provisional license suspension was the result of ineffective safety management,...

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UK Aerodromes are Fighting to Survive
Oct02

UK Aerodromes are Fighting to Survive

The All-Party Parliamentary Group on General Aviation has called on the Prime Minister and Transport Secretary to grant ‘official safeguarding’ status to all 123 licensed or certificated aerodromes in the United Kingdom. In letters to Prime Minister Theresa May, and the Secretary of State for Transport Chris Grayling, the 170-strong all-party group warns that “many of the UK’s aerodromes are facing serious battles for survival due to...

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