Threatened Industrial Action Results in Increased Pay for CAA Staff
Oct02

Threatened Industrial Action Results in Increased Pay for CAA Staff

It seems that strike action at the UK Civil Aviation Authority has been averted for the time being after negotiations between trade union Prospect and the CAA board resulted in an increased pay offer from that previously proposed. Last month, FTN reported that staff members at the CAA were being balloted on industrial action over pay. The call for strike action was a first for the UK’s aviation regulator. The CAA had previously...

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UK CAA proposes 26% hike to ATC charges
Aug16

UK CAA proposes 26% hike to ATC charges

UK air traffic control charges are set to rise to £2.08 per passenger, an average increase of about 43p or 26%. The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has outlined its proposed new price controls for NATS (En-Route) plc (NERL), a subsidiary of NATS Holdings. NERL is the provider of most air traffic control services in the UK and the CAA regulates the prices it can charge airlines for the services it provides in UK airspace. The...

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