Why CAA?

The CAA is the UK's aviation regulator, responsible for keeping passengers and the general public safe. Recognised as a world leader in our field, we are at the cutting edge of the exciting and ever-changing aviation environment. Never standing still, our work includes diverse activities such as;

  • Driving world-class safety standards
  • Managing security risks, safeguarding passengers and the general public
  • Minimising the environmental impact of aviation on local communities
  • Running the ATOL holiday financial protection scheme

Thanks to the efforts of our organisation and our people, consumers have choice, value for money and protection when they fly. As part of our team, you could help us deliver this vision and be a part of something great. In return, you can expect to feel welcome, to have your voice heard, to be supported, developed and rewarded for your contribution.

Safety & Airspace Regulation Group (SARG)

Drive UK civil aviation safety standards including overseeing aircraft, airlines and air traffic controllers. Responsible for the planning and regulation of UK airspace

Aviation Security

Play a crucial role in regulatory activity, supporting security policy, compliance monitoring and continuous improvement

International Group & CAAI

Improve aviation standards globally, helping to develop partners’ people to help them lead the aviation world of tomorrow

Strategy & Policy

CAA source of analysis and insight, oversight of corporate strategy and cross-organisational policy development

Air Safety Support International (ASSI)

Air Safety Support International is a subsidiary company of CAA to help provide a system of civil aviation safety regulation in the UK Overseas Territories

Consumer & Markets Group

Ensure the aviation market works to protect and benefit air passengers, regulating airports and air traffic services, airlines and air holiday companies

Shared Service Centre (SSC)

Provides a range of services that underpin the UK’s Aviation Safety framework including issuing pilot licences & certificates of airworthiness for aircraft

Corporate Services

Teams include; Finance, HR, Communications, Legal, Estates, Internal Compliance & Security, IT and the UK Airprox Board

Portfolio Delivery

Managing our change programme to transform the way we work