Air Traffic Control

February Figures Show That Air Traffic Growth Continues

March 21, 2019 0

In February, UK air traffic services provider 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. NATS said this seemingly substantial increase […]

UAS/Drones

New UK Extended Drone no-fly Zone Rules

March 13, 2019 0

New legislation to extend the ‘no-fly’ zone around UK airports came into force on March 13. It is now illegal to fly a drone within 5km of an airport, with major penalties for those who […]

Airline Focus

UK Government Announces Policy on EU Air Services

March 7, 2019 0

The UK Government’s Transport Secretary, Chris Grayling, has announced a policy statement to set out how the UK intends to provide the necessary permissions to member state airlines in order for them to operate to the UK. Back in […]

Air Traffic Control

2018 Busiest Year on Record for UK Air Traffic

February 6, 2019 0

Last year was the busiest on record for air traffic across the UK, according to UK air navigation services provider NATS, with higher levels of traffic than 2007, the previous peak year prior to the […]

UAS/Drones

Gatwick Suspends Flights After Drone Sightings

December 20, 2018 0

Gatwick Airport’s runway remains closed and all flights are currently suspended following reports of drones making numerous flights over Gatwick’s airfield since 2100 on Wednesday evening. It is estimated that more than 100,000 of journeys […]