If someone, usually an airport or air traffic control provider, wants to request a permanent change to the UK airspace structure, they must, by law, submit an airspace change proposal to the CAA and consult all the relevant stakeholders, GATCO being one of them. At this point in time, GATCO is working on the following consultations and welcomes feedback from members by e-mailing consultations (at) gatco (dot) org:
- Gatwick Airport Draft Master Plan 2018Consultation: 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 ... read more
- CAP 670 – Air Traffic Services Safety RequirementsConsultation: 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 ... read more
- Review of CAA Policy on the Training, Qualification and Licensing of Flight Information Service OfficersConsultation: 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 ... read more
You can also find out about which consultations GATCO has been working on recently: past consultations.