This petition was submitted during the 2015–2017 Conservative government
Petition Ask Civil Aviation Authority to rethink their charges to the 2016 Airshow season
1st February, the Civil Aviation Authority released details of the latest proposal and in their words, describes ways in which to improve safety at airshows in the United Kingdom. looking into the proposal in detail reveals that it is nothing more than an inexplicable hike in airshow display charges
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This response was given on 23 February 2016
The Government expects the Civil Aviation Authority to review its draft air display & low flying permission charges after its current consultation, in which we encourage those interested to take part.
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The law requires the Civil Aviation Authority to consult first those affected by a charging scheme, and then the Secretary of State, before introducing the scheme. The CAA is currently consulting on proposed changes to air display charges and this consultation ends on 29 February 2016. The Civil Aviation Authority will review its scheme in the light of the consultation responses. The Secretary of State will consider any charging scheme as submitted to him following that consultation and review.
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Civil Aviation Authority consultation on proposed changes to air display charges
In its response to this petition, the Government said that the Civil Aviation Authority is currently consulting on proposed changes to air display charges. It encouraged those with an interest to take part.
This consultation ends on 29 February. The Civil Aviation Authority will review its scheme in the light of the consultation responses.
You can read the consultation document here: http://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/33/statutory%20charges%20GA%20final%201373b.pdf
You can submit your comments online here: http://publicapps.caa.co.uk/modalapplication.aspx?appid=58