Department for Transport written question – answered on 20th July 2020.

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Photo of Lucy Powell Lucy Powell Shadow Minister (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many and what proportion of the UK's civil aviation fleet is (a) under 5 years old, (b) between 5 and 10 years old and (c) over 15 years old.

Photo of Kelly Tolhurst Kelly Tolhurst Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

The Department for Transport does not routinely collect statistical data on the age of the UK civil aviation fleet. The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) maintains a database ( of all UK registered aircraft which can be individually queried to determine the year an aircraft was built.

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