New Civil Engineer - Rob Hakimian

The Transport Committee has told the government that it must review the powers granted to the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) to facilitate the introduction of more environment-related mandates for the sector, but experts warn it is likely to fall on deaf ears.

In its new report, UK aviation: reform for take-off, the Transport Committee - a group of cross-party MPs - outlines a number of ways that the government could improve its management of the UK’s aviation industry.

Regarding sustainable aviation, it states: “The Government must review how the Civil Aviation Authority’s powers can be reformed to enable the regulator to enforce environmental mandates that the Government may introduce for the aviation sector.”

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