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Gatwick Airport Draft Master Plan 2018

Consultation: 18th October 2018 - 10th January 2019. The Gatwick Airport Draft Master Plan 2018 sets out proposals for the airport's ongoing development and sustainable growth. The consultation document explains how Gatwick Airport is planning to meet the increasing demand for air travel and to enhance Britain's global connectivity. Also outlined in the document [...]


CAP 670 – Air Traffic Services Safety Requirements

Consultation: 5th November 2018 - 31st January 2019.CAP 670 provides an overview of the requirements and the regulatory framework for Communication, Navigation, Surveillance, Meteorological and Information and Alerting Systems, as well ATC unit staffing and duty hours. The purpose of this consultation is to seek comment on the CAA's proposed update to CAP670, that takes into account ICAO Annex [...]


Change Proposals for Class E Airspace Procedures

Consultation: 14th September 2018 - 9th November 2018.During 2014, the necessary airspace change was implemented, resulting in several Class F airspace structures being disestablished and others reclassified as Class E airspace with a Transponder Mandatory Zone. A 2017 post-implementation review of the process has highlighted the need to amend Class E procedures in order to [...]

2018-11-09T19:47:01+00:0029-Oct-2018|Past Consultations|

GATCO-BALPA Controller-Pilot Symposium: Collaborating for a Safe and Efficient Future

GATCO, the British Airline Pilots' Association (BALPA) and other aviation and ATM stakeholders got together for a one-day Controller-Pilot Symposium on the 24th of October at the Holiday Inn London Heathrow M4 Jct 4. The event attracted around 60 aviation and ATM professionals and the discussions therein showed the level of interest pilots and [...]

2018-10-26T16:14:19+00:0026-Oct-2018|GATCO News|

GATCO at the 2018 IFATCA European Regional Meeting

GATCO has attended the 2018 International Federation of Air Traffic Control Associations’ (IFATCA) European Regional Meeting (ERM) from the 10th to the 12th October in Dublin, Ireland. GATCO was represented by President, Luis Barbero; Vice President Policy, Jez Pigden; Manager Technical and Operations, Adam Exley and Ryan Warwick, GATCO Rep. While European ATC [...]

2018-10-19T09:06:27+00:0019-Oct-2018|GATCO News|

All-Party Parliamentary Group on General Aviation – Airspace Inquiry

Consultation: 18th September 2018 - 31st October 2018. The All-Party Parliamentary Group on General Aviation believes that equitable access to UK's airspace is paramount. The inquiry will study all components of governance and process that result in airspace decisions and make recommendations on how to improve the current system. In addition to making representations [...]

2018-11-08T07:58:34+00:0020-Sep-2018|Past Consultations|

Review of CAA Policy on the Training, Qualification and Licensing of Flight Information Service Officers

Consultation: 17th September 2018 - 7th December 2018. CAA policy relating to the training, qualification and licensing of Flight Information Service Officers (FISOs) has remained largely unchanged for almost forty years and differs markedly from international ‘good practice’. The consultation document argues the need for change, describes the review of FISO licensing arrangements undertaken by [...]