Stop Press: Air Travel Organisers' Licensing Act 2017

Jurisdiction: England; Wales

Royal Assent Date: 16 November 2017

Abstract: This Act is designed to modernise the 'air travel organisers' licence' (ATOL) scheme, the consumer protection scheme for package holidays that include a flight. The proposed changes will allow for UK businesses to trade across Europe more easily, and ensure a wider body of consumers are protected. It will also provide an ability for the scheme to adapt to future trends, including changes that may be brought about as the UK leaves the EU.

The current ATOL scheme, managed by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), applies to flight accommodation sold in the