Cross Border Arrival Management procedure goes live at Gatwick Airport
10 December 2019
An innovative cross border arrival management system, known as XMAN, has gone into operation at Gatwick Airport following a successful SESAR trial run by NATS and partners across Europe, which has demonstrated multiple benefits, including a saving in fuel and CO2 emissions, as well as reduced holding times.
NATS and MoD strengthen existing ties for even closer collaboration
19 November 2019
NATS and the Ministry of Defence (MoD) have extended their existing Future Military Area Radar Service (FMARS) contract for a further nine years, until 31 March 2030. This will allow civilian and military air traffic controllers to continue to work side by side at the Swanwick Control Centre in Hampshire, ensuring safe and efficient collaboration and coordination within UK airspace.