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 vppolicy (at) gatco (dot) org:
- All-Party Parliamentary Group on General Aviation – Airspace InquiryConsultation: 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 ... 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
- Future Economic Regulation of Gatwick Airport LtdConsultation: 29th June 2018 – 28th September 2018. This initial consultation is seeking stakeholders’ views on the process and timetable for reviewing the economic regulation of Gatwick Airport Ltd (GAL), and on possible issues to be addressed during this process. The current regulatory ... read more
You can also find out about which consultations GATCO has been working on recently: past consultations.