Last year and last decade busiest ever for air traffic
03 March 2020
2019 was another record year for air traffic with 2,580,214 flights managed by NATS in UK airspace, an increase of 0.9% from 2018. The last decade also proved to be record breaking, with air traffic increasing by 13.3% between 2009 and 2019.
British public positive about aviation despite environmental concerns
02 January 2020
An overwhelming majority of the British public (81%) have a positive view of aviation, which they see as important both personally, and to the UK economy as a whole. This is according to recent research from NATS, the UK’s leading provider of air traffic navigation services and Savanta ComRes (a leading research consultancy).
NATS Prestwick hosts UWS for air traffic gaming competition
19 December 2019
NATS hosted students from the University of the West of Scotland (UWS) at the Prestwick Control Centre this week, where the winners of a computer game design competition were announced. Working in collaboration with the University as part of their strategic partnership, NATS and UWS created the competition to encourage students to think about how air traffic control works.