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English definition of “the Civil Aviation Authority”

the Civil Aviation Authority

noun
 
 
(abbreviation the CAA)
the organization in the UK that is responsible for controlling airport traffic and making rules relating to aircraft safety : The airline announced that it has launched a formal investigation into the breach of regulations and has notified the Civil Aviation Authority. → Compare the Federal Aviation Administration
(Definition of the Civil Aviation Authority from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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