Aviation News

SASIG Chair Invited onto UK Airspace Strategy Board

Chairman of SASIG, Cllr Keith Artus has been invited by the Department for Transport to sit on the newly formed UK Airspace Strategy Board, a new high level forum which is charged with oversight of the future direction of airspace policy and will be chaired...

CAA Draft Airspace Modernisation Strategy

On 19th July 2018, the CAA published its draft Airspace Modernisation Strategy and invited stakeholder feedback by 10th September 2018. An overview regarding the draft publication can be seen here and the document itself (CAP1690) can be seen...

Airports National Policy Statement

On June 5th 2018, the Government published the Airports National Policy Statement.  Details of the Statement can be seen here and other supporting documents and materials here.  Following a Cabinet Meeting on the issue, the Secretary of State for Transport also made a...

DfT Publishes Next Steps on UK Aviation Strategy

The Government has published its response to the calls for evidence for the new Aviation Strategy being developed for the UK.  The response titled 'Beyond the Horizon - The future of UK Aviation: next steps towards an Aviation Strategy' can be found below together...

HACAN Report ‘Corridors of Concentration’ released

Campaign group HACAN who are against Heathrow expansion, in conjunction with Plane Hell Action, a local group based in SE London, have released their report 'Corridors of Concentration'. The report sets out what they believe is the extent of the aircraft noise problem...

Airports National Policy Statement Updates

The final session of the Transport Committee’s inquiry into the Airports National Policy Statement (NPS), published on 20th February can be found here. Oral evidence given to the Airports National Policy Statement, published on 8th February can be...

General Aviation Initiative in the UK

Information regarding the General Aviation initiative in the UK including the setting up of the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for General Aviation and the appointment of the Government's first-ever GA champion, Byron Davies, can be seen here. General Aviation...