Airports

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 […]

Environment

Britain’s NATS commits to renewable energy

October 10, 2018 0

Britain’s NATS is showing its commitment to protecting the environment by switching to renewable gas and electricity sources. From April 2019, more than 90 per cent of the electricity and gas used across NATS’ main […]

Environment

Aviation must prioritise emissions: UK public

September 14, 2018 0

Cutting aircraft carbon emissions should be the top priority for the aviation industry, according to research commissioned by air traffic service provider, NATS. Just over half (52%) of the 1,000 people polled by Ipsos MORI, […]

Airspace

Seasonal flexible airspace use reduces fuel burn

August 1, 2018 0

Seasonal arrangements between air navigation service providers in charge of some of Europe’s busiest airspace have helped save 3,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions. The air navigation service providers within the FABEC functional airspace block […]

CAAs/ANSPs

NATS reports significant carbon, fuel savings

June 26, 2018 0

More than 200,000 tonnes of aircraft CO2 emission were saved last year as a result of airspace management improvements, according to the latest figures released by UK air traffic service NATS. The reduction equates to […]

Airports

Heathrow 3rd runway gains minister approval

June 5, 2018 0

Plans for a third runway at Heathrow Airport have been approved by UK cabinet ministers. The government’s economic sub-committee, chaired by Prime Minister Theresa May, backed the plans which were then approved by her full […]

Environment

London flight delay warning on EXCDS upgrade

April 3, 2018 0

UK air traffic control provider NATS is warning of possible flights delays and increased noise in the London area as its controllers transition from paper based flight progress strips with an electronic system. From April 4, […]

Airports

Heathrow expansion "at the wrong price": IATA

March 26, 2018 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has welcomed the UK Transport Select Committee’s endorsement of Heathrow as the right location to expand airport capacity, but warned that the costs could still spiral out of control. IATA also welcomed the committee’s […]