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CAA grounds 21 aircraft over safety concerns

Saturday, 20 July 2019, 6:14 pm | Civil Aviation Authority

The Director of Civil Aviation Graeme Harris, has today, Saturday 20 July, 2019 suspended the airworthiness certificates of all 21 Gippsland GA8 Airvan aircraft currently operating in New Zealand. Harris said “I have sufficient concerns about the safety ... More >>

Boeing 737 Max Aircraft Operations Temporarily Suspended

Wednesday, 13 March 2019, 12:20 pm | Civil Aviation Authority

New Zealand’s Civil Aviation Authority has suspended the operation of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft to or from New Zealand. More >>

CAA targets accidents caused by carelessness with fuel

Monday, 13 March 2017, 2:05 pm | Civil Aviation Authority

The Civil Aviation Authority is targeting the high rate of air accidents, nationwide, due to polluted fuel, insufficient fuel, or blocked fuel lines. More >>

Civil Aviation Industry Awards

Tuesday, 12 July 2016, 11:40 am | Civil Aviation Authority

Leaders in the aviation industry gathered at the TSB Arena in Wellington last week for the Civil Aviation Authority annual awards ceremony and gala dinner. The event celebrates organizations and individuals who are the forefront of transforming New ... More >>

Time to learn from the wreckage: CAA

Thursday, 23 June 2016, 5:29 pm | Civil Aviation Authority

The Civil Aviation Authority has hit the road, bringing its annual AvKiwi Safety Seminar to Wellington. More >>

Case highlights importance of pilot medical certification

Monday, 14 December 2015, 12:30 pm | Civil Aviation Authority

The case of helicopter pilot Dave Armstrong demonstrates the importance of civil aviation rules in maintaining New Zealand’s world-class aviation safety standards, says the CAA. More >>

NZ Avsec celebrates world-first success of Pacific graduate

Tuesday, 8 December 2015, 11:43 am | Civil Aviation Authority

New Zealand’s Aviation Security Service (‘Avsec’) is thrilled that its partnership with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade and Tonga Airports Limited (TAL) has resulted in an aviation security trainer from TAL graduating from an internationally ... More >>

Extra safety standards for Airbus (Squirrel) helicopter

Friday, 27 November 2015, 1:10 pm | Civil Aviation Authority

Graeme Harris, The Director of Civil Aviation (CAA) has determined that a directive clarifying the standards to be applied when loading and operating some Airbus Airbus AS350/355 (or 'Squirrel') helicopters operating in New Zealand is necessary. More >>

New Civil Aviation Rules for unmanned aircraft operations

Thursday, 23 July 2015, 10:44 am | Civil Aviation Authority

New Civil Aviation Rules for unmanned aircraft coming into force next week will improve aviation safety for operators, other airspace users and people and property. More >>

Collectible explosive detector dog cards hit airports

Thursday, 2 July 2015, 9:40 am | Civil Aviation Authority

To educate the public about its work, the Aviation Security Service (‘Avsec’) on Tuesday launched collectible cards detailing each of the its highly trained explosive detector dogs (EDD) working to protect our nation’s airports and skies. More >>

CAA supports Carterton balloon accident inquest findings

Friday, 24 April 2015, 2:46 pm | Civil Aviation Authority

The CAA supports the intent of the recommendations made by the Coroner in his findings into the 2012 Carterton balloon accident that were handed down this week. More >>

Rehomed dogs to graduate from Avsec training programme

Wednesday, 22 April 2015, 2:33 pm | Civil Aviation Authority

The Aviation Security Service (‘Avsec’) is pleased that four rehomed dogs gifted to it from animal rescue organisations, HUHA and the SPCA, will soon graduate as fully trained explosive detector dogs (EDD), working to protect our nation’s airports ... More >>

CAA fines Minister for security breach

Tuesday, 18 November 2014, 12:21 pm | Civil Aviation Authority

The Civil Aviation Authority has completed its investigation into an alleged security breach at Christchurch International Airport by then Minister of Transport Gerry Brownlee and two aides on 24 July, 2014. More >>

Mark Wheeler new chief of Aviation Security Service

Tuesday, 13 August 2013, 9:45 am | Civil Aviation Authority

Mark Wheeler ONZM, has been appointed as the new General Manager of New Zealand’s Aviation Security Service. More >>

Raglan Beechcraft Baron fatal air-accident - interim report

Friday, 28 June 2013, 4:37 pm | Civil Aviation Authority

The Civil Aviation Authority today released its interim factual report into the fatal Easter weekend accident off the coast of Raglan, which claimed the lives of 2Degrees CEO Eric Hertz and his wife Kathy. The report gives a more detailed account of the ... More >>

Risk management approach to aviation safety required?

Wednesday, 29 May 2013, 11:49 am | Civil Aviation Authority

The CAA is recommending a move to risk-based regulation, moving New Zealand in line with international standards. More >>

[24/10] Interim report on dangerous goods on passenger plane

Friday, 26 October 2012, 5:00 pm | Civil Aviation Authority

The Director of Civil Aviation Graeme Harris, today released an interim report into the Royal New Zealand Air Force shipping of inadequately prepared and wrongly categorised dangerous goods on an Air New Zealand passenger flight, from Auckland to Vancouver ... More >>

CAA launches investigation into dangerous goods on plane

Wednesday, 17 October 2012, 4:56 pm | Civil Aviation Authority

The Director of Civil Aviation Graeme Harris today initiated an investigation into reports that the Air Force shipped potentially dangerous goods on an Air New Zealand passenger aircraft from Auckland to Vancouver on 23 August 2009. More >>

Updated fees, charges & levies for Civil Aviation Authority

Tuesday, 28 August 2012, 4:16 pm | Civil Aviation Authority

Updating the Civil Aviation Authority’s fees, charges and levies is an essential part of the CAA’s programme to improve its systems and capability, says the Authority’s Chair Nigel Gould. More >>

Director of Civil Aviation Steve Douglas resigns

Monday, 19 September 2011, 9:40 am | Civil Aviation Authority

The Director of Civil Aviation Authority, Steve Douglas, has advised the Board of his resignation which will take effect on 5th April next year. More >>

 

 

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