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The chair of the Civil Aviation Authority Nigel Gould has stepped down.
Transport Minister Phil Twyford says he told Mr Gould the CAA was going through some big changes and it would be best to have… Video, Audio
The Civil Aviation Authority is imploding amid reports of high staff turnover and a toxic workplace, operators and former employees say.
Operators and former employees say the Civil Aviation Authority is imploding amid reports of high staff turnover and a toxic workplace. When it comes to speaking out, many operators and former… Audio
Helicopter operators are worried the Civil Aviation Authority is all talk and no action, because they are still seeing problems the Authority says are fixed.
Drones are coming dangerously close to New Zealand airports twice a week and the aviation industry is taking action.
The Environment Court has given Wellington Airport more time to resubmit its resource consent for its runway extension plans.
Pilots and lobbyists want tighter rules for drone use, but those flying them say that first, the rules that already exist need to be imposed.
Transport Minister Phil Twyford has apologised "unreservedly" and offered to resign after making a phone call on a domestic flight after the aircraft doors had shut. Audio
The Civil Aviation Authority is launching an investigation into a microlight crash in Northland that has left two people dead.
The aircraft look likely to be fitted with smaller versions of an airliner's black box in a boost for aviation safety.
A new Civil Aviation Authority app aims to test pilots' knowledge of the plane before take-off and avoid simple errors when flying, such as running out of fuel.
The Civil Aviation Authority has no plans to follow Australian authorities in ramping up security checks on flights from some Middle Eastern countries.
Police have named the second man who died when a top-dressing plane crashed into powerlines near Wairoa.
Air crash investigators are preparing to remove the wreckage of a top-dressing plane that crashed, killing two people.
Two "very experienced" pilots died when the plane they were in crashed into powerlines, knocking out power to Gisborne. Audio
An interim report into the fatal crash of a Robinson R44 helicopter in Northland in October has found it is "very unlikely" mast bumping caused the accident.
There have been 108 laser strikes on planes so far this year - more than in the whole of last year, the Civil Aviation Authority says.
Almost half of NZ's helicopter operators admit pushing the limits of their aircrafts, a survey has found.
Half of New Zealand's helicopter operators admit cutting corners, and pushing the limits of their aircrafts, according to a new report for the Civil Aviation Authority. Audio
Tensions are rising as a looming labour dispute at airports threatens to bring widespread disruption to travellers. Eric Frykberg reports. Audio