National performance plan rejected by UK provider

December 10, 2019 1

British air navigation service provider NATS has rejected its national regulator’s five-year plan, insisting that it is not in the best interests of the United Kingdom, the travelling public or the business. NATS is subject […]


Heathrow consults public over airport expansion strategy

January 8, 2019 0

London Heathrow has launched an airspace and future operations consultation effort aimed at optimising the existing two runways as part of the proposed expansion of the major European hub. Heathrow Airport’s planning conditions allow a […]


UK pilots back Gatwick runway capacity plan

October 15, 2018 0

The British Airline Pilots’ Association has responded positively to the news that Gatwick plans to use its emergency runway to increase capacity. BALPA general secretary Brian Strutton said the union had always been in favour of extra […]


Brexit impact on economy a concern: ACI

October 12, 2018 0

All eyes are on the Brexit negotiations not just because of the potential disruptions a no-deal outcome would have on air connectivity, but for the wider economic consequences, according to a European airport chief. Olivier […]


Mitigation plan to minimise Brexit impact

October 4, 2018 0

Satellite business OHB System has entered into an agreement with the British company Surrey Satellite Technology (SSTL) and the European Space Agency (ESA) to minimise the possible impact of the current Brexit negotiations on the […]


NATS tracking Brexit's likely impact on revenues

July 9, 2018 0

Continuing uncertainty over Britain’s decision to leave the European Union could hit the revenue NATS generates from managing traffic, the business has warned. In its latest annual report, the UK air navigation service provider said that […]