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CAA Guidance to NATS En Route for Reference Period 3

Consultation: 29th September 2017 - 10th November 2017. The CAA seeks views from all interested parties on its approach to business plan guidance to NATS En Route Plc (NERL) for Reference Period 3 (2020-2024) of the European Union's Single European Sky performance scheme for air navigation services. Following consideration of feedback on the document and [...]

2017-10-21T13:07:26+00:00 21-Oct-2017|Consultations|

Doncaster Sheffield Airport airspace change proposal – RNAV departure and approach procedures

Consultation: 25th September 2017 - 15th December 2017. Doncaster Sheffield Airport are consulting on the introduction of aRea NAVigation (RNAV) Standard Instrument Departure (SID) procedures and RNAV Instrument Approach Procedures (IAPs). The adoption of the SIDs requires an additional portion of controlled airspace for procedure containment to the east of the airfield. The procedures will [...]

2017-10-21T11:41:54+00:00 21-Oct-2017|Consultations|

GATCO at the 2017 IFATCA European Regional Meeting in Austria

Jez Pigden and Tom Harrison, Manager Professional and Legal, attended 2 days of the 2017 European Regional Meeting (ERM) of the International Federation of Air Traffic Controllers' Associations (IFATCA), which took place in Loipersdorf, Austria, from the 26th to the 28th of September, and contained a full and interesting program of various ATC topics. [...]

2017-10-02T16:27:02+00:00 02-Oct-2017|GATCO News|

63rd GATCO Annual General Meeting

The 63rd GATCO Annual General Meeting will take place on Friday the 13th of October 2017 at 11:00am at the Solent Sky Museum located in Southampton: Solent Sky Museum Albert Road South Southampton Hampshire SO14 3FR Agenda 1. Apologies for Absence 2. Record of Proxy Votes 3. Remembrances 4. To adopt the [...]

2017-08-18T08:03:51+00:00 16-Aug-2017|GATCO News|

Core elements of the regulatory framework to support capacity expansion at Heathrow

Consultation: 30th June 2017 - 22nd September 2017. This CAA consultation follows on from their January 2017 consultation on the priorities and timetable for the work on the economic regulation of new capacity at Heathrow. This consultation confirms the CAA's priorities and seeks views on their latest thinking on the two-stage development of the [...]

2017-10-03T08:16:45+00:00 14-Jul-2017|Past Consultations|

Leeds Bradford Airport airspace change proposal – new departure and arrival routes

Consultation: 22nd June 2017 - 29th September 2017. Leeds Bradford Airport is proposing new procedures and airspace to meet national policy and the programmed withdrawal of national infrastructure in the form of ground-based navigation beacons. This consultation includes new arrival procedures, new airspace structure around the airport, GNSS approach procedures and PBN departure routes replicating [...]

2017-10-03T08:16:54+00:00 14-Jul-2017|Past Consultations|

Glasgow Prestwick Airport airspace change consultation – new departure and arrival routes

Consultation: 14th June 2017 - 23rd September 2017. Glasgow Prestwick Airport is proposing new departure and arrival routes using satellite-based technology which will enable to manage the airspace in the vicinity of the airport more accurately and efficiently. The navigation aids in the west of Scotland are scheduled to be removed next year in favour [...]

2017-10-03T08:17:02+00:00 13-Jul-2017|Past Consultations|

GATCO welcomes the CAA’s response to the DfT Consultation

The CAA has published its response to the Department for Transport (DfT) consultation aiming to reform the design and use of UK airspace (you can find more information on the consultation here). GATCO welcomes the CAA’s response and its commitment to the modernisation of the already congested UK airspace. In particular, the CAA's response contains [...]

2017-07-08T20:25:16+00:00 08-Jul-2017|GATCO News|

Birmingham Airport – flight path changes for departures from runway 33

Consultation: 3rd July 2017 - 9th October 2017.Birmingham Airport, following the national programme to modernise UK airspace, is proposing to implement new flight paths for departures from runway 33 using RNAV technology. The proposal is the consequence of the removal of a number of fixed ground radio beacons (VORs) and the reorganisation of airspace to [...]

2017-10-17T18:53:08+00:00 07-Jul-2017|Past Consultations|