Conformance status

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) defines requirements for designers and developers to improve accessibility for people with disabilities. It defines three levels of conformance: Level A, Level AA, and Level AAA. Brexit microsite is partially conformant with WCAG 2.1 level AA. Partially conformant means that some parts of the content do not fully conform to the accessibility standard.


Technical specifications

Accessibility of the Brexit microsite relies on the following technologies to work with the particular combination of web browser and any assistive technologies or plugins installed on your computer:

  • HTML
  • CSS
  • JavaScript

These technologies are relied upon for conformance with the accessibility standards used.


Limitations and alternatives

Despite our best efforts to ensure accessibility of the Brexit microsite, there may be some limitations. Below is a description of known limitations. Please contact us if you observe an issue not listed below or need alternatives to content that’s not accessible.

Known limitations for the Brexit microsite:

  1. Headings aren’t nested by their rank
  2. A local link destination doesn’t exist
  3. An image link is missing alternative text


Assessment approach

Civil Aviation Authority assessed the accessibility of the Brexit microsite by the following approaches:

  • Self-evaluation



We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of Brexit microsite. Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers:



Formal complaints

Please contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS) if you're unhappy with our response.

This statement was created on 29 September 2020.