Category Archives: Environment

Heathrow to pay charges for first electric aircraft to fly from UK

Heathrow Airport will waive a year’s worth of landing charges for the world’s first electric passenger aircraft in a bid to encourage the low-carbon transition … More ››

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Britain’s NATS commits to renewable energy

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 … More ››

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Aviation must prioritise emissions: UK public

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 … More ››

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Seasonal flexible airspace use reduces fuel burn

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 … More ››

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NATS reports significant carbon, fuel savings

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 … More ››

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Heathrow 3rd runway gains minister approval

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, … More ››

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London flight delay warning on EXCDS upgrade

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 … More ››

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Heathrow expansion “at the wrong price”: IATA

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 … More ››

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Italy’s ENAV posts Free Route performance

Italy’s ENAV saved airlines approximately 30kg million of fuel with a lower emission of CO2 into the atmosphere of about 95kg million . Considering an average … More ››

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EASA tackles aviation’s climate change impact

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) is proposing that newly designed aircraft types meet a CO2 standard from 1 January 2020, and that aircraft types already … More ››

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