Lead for new UK airspace modernisation team appointed
22 May 2019
Mark Swan has been appointed to head the newly created Airspace Change Organising Group (ACOG), which the Government has tasked with coordinating the airspace changes needed to modernise the UK’s airspace. Mark is currently Group Director of Safety and Airspace Regulation at the Civil Aviation Authority, and is a member of its Board.
iTEC members continue to grow their partnership
01 April 2019
Members of iTEC recently gathered in the UK, near NATS Swanwick Air Traffic Control Centre, to discuss the development and deployment of a common ATM System that meets the growing demand for air travel in Europe in a safe and efficient way.
February figures show that air traffic growth continues
21 March 2019
In February, NATS handled 174,069 flights in UK airspace, an increase of 2.8% compared to February 2018, which equates to an extra 4,769 flights. This seemingly substantial increase in traffic can partly be attributed to a number of snow-related flight cancellations that impacted flight numbers in February 2018.