Air traffic controllers expecting busiest ever day as school exodus begins
21 July 2017
The UK’s air traffic controllers are preparing for the peak of what is likely to be their busiest ever summer, as families get ready to jet off on their holidays. NATS expects to handle a record-breaking 8,800 flights this Friday and more than 770,000 overall during the course of the summer, beating last year’s figure by 40,000 and the previous […]
Updated Drone Assist app to propel responsible flying
19 July 2017
Drone Assist, the drone safety app launched by NATS in December 2016 and developed in partnership with Altitude Angel, has undergone a number of changes and improvements to make it even more user-friendly for commercial and recreational drone pilots.
NATS announces further reductions in aircraft greenhouse gas emissions in 2016
05 June 2017
Improvements to the design of UK airspace helped save 55,900 tonnes of CO2 in 2016, according to a report by air traffic services provider, NATS. The findings form part of NATS’ annual Responsible Business report and have been published to coincide with World Environment Day.