Gatwick noise footprint shrinks by 7% in 2018

June 5, 2019 0

Improved operational procedures have helped shrink the noise footprint at Britain’s second busiest airport. Smoother descents that reduce drag and use less power – the phasing out of the noisiest aircraft and the introduction of […]


A4E attacks inefficiency impact on environment

March 7, 2019 0

ATC strikes, technical failures and operational shortcomings have generated one million tonnes of avoidable carbon dioxide emissions over the last five years  – on top of the additional pollution caused by the lack of progress […]


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 […]


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 […]


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, […]


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 […]