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Decision making process for PPR (planned and permanent redistribution of air traffic) proposals

Consultation: 9th May 2019 - 7th July 2019.A Planned and Permanent Redistribution of air traffic (PPR) concerns changes in the way existing airspace is used, rather than changes in the airspace design itself. The air traffic control operational procedures form a framework within which each air traffic controller makes individual aircraft-by-aircraft decisions. The CAA is [...]


Charge proposal for the UK Drone Registration Scheme

Consultation: 26th April 2019 - 7th June 2019. This consultation covers the CAA's charge proposal for the Government mandated UK Drone Registration Scheme, which is due to be launched from 1 October 2019 and is a legal requirement under the Air Navigation Order from 30 November 2019. The CAA is proposing an annual charge of [...]


Controllers’ views on the European ATM system of the future

GATCO has issued Controllers' Views on the European ATM System of the Future - a white paper, written by GATCO President, Luis Barbero, looking at how we can we address the challenges our ATM system is facing. The paper sets out a different approach to avoid past mistakes and actively promotes concrete measures to [...]

2019-04-26T11:26:03+00:0026-Apr-2019|GATCO News|

Call for evidence: Electronic Conspicuity Solutions

Consultation: 18th March 2019 - 25th May 2019. Electronic Conspicuity (EC) is one of the most important airspace modernisation initiatives because of its potential to unlock safety benefits and save lives by reducing the likelihood of infringements and mid-air collisions. The CAA is calling for evidence on the suggested approach to coordinating adoption of EC [...]


“The future of ATM in Europe and the role of the air traffic controller” – London, 24 April 2019

GATCO, ITAérea and the Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS) are hosting a half-day event no "The future of Air Traffic Management in Europe and the role of the air traffic controller" on Wednesday 24th of April 2019 at the RAeS headquarters in London: Royal Aeronautical Society No.4 Hamilton Place London W1J 7BQ +44 (0)20 7670 [...]

2019-03-14T13:36:55+00:0014-Mar-2019|GATCO News|

Economic Regulation at Heathrow from January 2020: Interim H7 Price Control Proposals

Consultation: 28th February 2019 - 23rd April 2019. The CAA is consulting on their initial proposals for the interim H7 (iH7) arrangements to apply after the end of the current price control on Heathrow Airport Limited's charges to airlines at Heathrow Airport, which is due to expire on 31 December 2019. This would form a [...]

2019-04-25T20:40:42+00:0004-Mar-2019|Past Consultations|

New drone legislation not enough – GATCO’s views

New drone legislation effective 13 March 2019 is not enough to ensure the safety of the travelling public. While the UK government has taken some welcomed action on drone regulation, mandatory geo-fencing must be introduced without delay to aid enforcement. That move is one of six safety steps being called for by GATCO to [...]

2019-03-08T09:04:58+00:0025-Feb-2019|GATCO News|

ITAérea Aeornautical Business School becomes corporate member of GATCO

ITAérea Aeronautical Business School has joined GATCO as a corporate member after its application was unanimously accepted during the January EB meeting. ITAérea is an international business school specialised in airport and aeronautical management with worldwide presence and over 300 lecturers drawn from senior management within the aviation and ATM industries. ITAérea's [...]

2019-02-18T11:16:52+00:0018-Feb-2019|GATCO News|