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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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