The aviation sector has been transformed over the past 25 years, giving passengers access to flights to ever more destinations at ever lower prices, and government support for a third runway at Heathrow. The success of the sector has shown what markets can achieve when they work within a well-considered regulatory framework.
CEPA has been at the forefront of this transformation, assisting with the key decisions on policies and investments which shape both the present and the future of the industry. Our expertise has been regularly put at the service of regulatory authorities, government departments, airports and airlines throughout the world.
The sector is now facing new challenges, with aviation’s contribution to noise pollution and climate change rapidly becoming pressing issues. With our experience in other similarly affected sectors, we can help you to develop policies that effectively tackle these challenges while allowing the sector to continue its success.
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Transport News & insights
Civil Aviation Authority issues decision on the price control review of UK air traffic control operator
The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has issued its decision on the 2020-24 price control review (RP3) of the UK air traffic control operator NATS.
Increasing government spending to tackle air pollution
CEPA analysis - commissioned by UK100 - shows that increasing government spending to tackle air pollution will lead to significant wider economic benefits.
Highways benchmarking: pavement condition
CEPA, alongside TRL, have twice been commissioned by the Office of Rail and Road to assess how pavement condition is measured.
Highways - Efficiency review for the Office of Rail and Road
CEPA commissioned to support review of Highways England’s proposed efficiencies and to perform a high-level analysis of the deliverability of the proposed enhancement programme.
Emission controls on trucks in Britain
Ivan Viehoff's briefing note about emission controls, including decarbonisation, of freight transport in Britain over the next 30 years.
Setting Highways England’s Performance Specification
CEPA has been advising the Department for Transport about how to set the performance regime which is used to monitor and assess the performance of Highways England.
Efficiency incentives to apply to the economic regulation of Heathrow
The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has published a report by CEPA alongside its policy update and consultation on the economic regulation of capacity expansion at Heathrow Airport (CAP 1782).
Publication of an issues paper on public transport fare in Sydney
The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) has published an issues paper as part of a major review of public transport fares in Sydney and surrounding areas.
Reducing the environmental impact of freight in the UK
The National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) published their final report "Better Delivery: the challenge for freight" on 17 April 2019.
Airport capacity strategy
CEPA’s contribution to this study on delivering the future airport capacity requirements in Ireland for the Irish Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport set out the decisions Ireland has to make - and the timing - to come to a good decision on the future capacity requirements of Dublin Airport.