Heathrow Airport:Written question - 7700

Asked on: 16 July 2015
Department for Transport
Heathrow Airport
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what reports he has requested from the Civil Aviation Authority on the recent incident at Heathrow Airport when errors in aircraft maintenance procedures caused an emergency landing.
Answered by: Mr Robert Goodwill
Answered on: 21 July 2015

The Civil Aviation Authority has statutory responsibility for the safety regulation of UK airlines. It carries out regular audits and inspection of all UK operators and approved maintenance organisations to ensure they comply with all safety requirements.

The Civil Aviation Authority has worked with British Airways to ensure that the airline has addressed the issues identified by the investigation in to the recent incident at Heathrow Airport. In addition, seminars are being carried out across industry to highlight the lessons learnt from the event.

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