Cycling from Swanwick to Prestwick for charity
24 May 2021
NATS employee and Hampshire based air traffic controller, Colin Green, is cycling from Swanwick Control Centre to Prestwick Control Centre, in memory of colleague and friend Tim Jenkins who sadly passed away last December after a short battle with cancer.
NATS passes the Drone Assist baton to Altitude Angel
14 May 2021
Altitude Angel, the world leading and award-winning UTM (Unified Traffic Management) technology provider, and NATS, the UK’s major Air Navigation Service Provider, have today announced that Altitude Angel is to launch an updated version of Drone Assist without the NATS brand.
London City is first major airport controlled by remote digital tower
30 April 2021
London City Airport has become the first major international airport in the world to be fully controlled by a remote digital air traffic control tower, following intensive testing and live trials of the revolutionary technology during lockdown.
Air traffic control environmental performance metric made available for all
21 April 2021
NATS is making its industry-leading environmental performance metric, known as ‘Three-Dimensional insight’, or 3Di, available to aviation stakeholders around the world, to help deliver even more significant CO2 savings once air traffic returns post-Covid. The UK’s principal Air Navigation Service Provider (ANSP) is making the metric available free of charge in the hope that it aids collaboration across the industry and helps to reduce emissions.
Next steps on proposed changes to arrival routes into London Luton Airport
22 February 2021
Almost four months of public consultation regarding proposed changes to arrival routes into London Luton Airport (LLA) have now ended. The consultation ran from 19 October 2020 to 5 February 2021, a period of 15 weeks and 5 days and more than 2,400 responses were received from MPs, councils, airlines, flying clubs, the military, community groups and individual members of the public. These responses are now being reviewed, analysed and categorised, to help inform the final proposal to be submitted to the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA).
Just two weeks left to respond to consultation on arrival routes into London Luton Airport
18 January 2021
There are now only two weeks left for people to have their say on proposed changes to arrival routes for flights into London Luton Airport (LLA). The public consultation ends on 5 February, so there is still time for residents and communities in the surrounding areas to submit a response and help shape the outcome.
Eight weeks left for public to have their say on flight path changes
09 December 2020
London Luton Airport (LLA) and air traffic control provider NATS are urging communities to respond to a public consultation on proposed changes to the Airport’s arrival paths, as the consultation period reaches the halfway mark.
NATS report charts further environmental progress
01 December 2020
Air traffic controllers at NATS helped enable more than 30,000 tonnes of CO2 savings during the past financial year through the greater use of direct aircraft routings, smoother climbs and descents and the more efficient use of airspace.