Civil Aviation Authority’s competition powers

The CAA’s guidelines about its approach to the application of its competition powers in the aviation sector.


Guidance on the application of the CAA’s competition powers


This guidance for stakeholders and other interested parties describes how the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) applies its concurrent competition powers and duties.

It explains the interaction between generally applicable competition law and aviation-specific legislation.

The guidance covers the CAA’s competition powers in relation to airport operation services and air traffic services. These include sector reviews, market studies, competition infringement investigations, market investigation references to the Competition and Markets Authority and super complaints.

Published 12 May 2015