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FAS Newsletter – Winter 2018

Date: 10.02.2018
Categories: News
Author: Kevin Briscoe

The new FAS newsletter for Winter 2018 has been published providing updates on some of the key developments taking place through the Future Airspace Strategy Industry Implementation Group (FASIIG). This latest newsletter has updates on the launch of a Precision Based Navigation survey and […]

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Autumn 2017 FAS Newsletter

Date: 23.11.2017
Categories: News
Author: Kevin Briscoe

The new FAS newsletter for Autumn 2017 has been published providing updates on some of the key developments taking place through the Future Airspace Strategy Industry Implementation Group (FASIIG). This latest newsletter has updates on the launch of phase three of […]

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FASIIG response to Government aviation consultation

Date: 19.10.2017
Categories: News
Author: Kevin Briscoe

The FAS Industry Implementation Group (FASIIG) has provided a response to the Government’s Aviation Strategy call for evidence, “Beyond the Horizon: The Future of UK Aviation”. The FASIIG response concentrates on four closely related questions that the Government is interested […]

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Benefits of European Airspace Modernisation

Date: 20.06.2017
Categories: News
Author: Kevin Briscoe

Airspace modernisation in Europe will create massive benefits for Europe’s citizens. But progress towards a Single European Sky has been slow. IATA has produced a new film to illustrate the need for wider airspace modernisation. In there film IATS says that […]

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FAS response to Airspace Policy Consultation

Date: 01.06.2017
Categories: News
Author: Kevin Briscoe

The Future Airspace Strategy Industry Implementation Group’s (FASIIG) response to the Government’s Airspace Policy Consultation that proposes “A Framework for Balanced Decisions on the Design and Use of Airspace” has been published. The FASIIG feedback has now been submitted to […]

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FAS evidence to Transport Committee inquiry

Date: 31.03.2017
Categories: News
Author: Kevin Briscoe

The Future Airspace Strategy has submitted its written evidence to an inquiry into airspace management and modernisation being held by the Transport Committee of the UK Parliament. The committee announced the inquiry earlier this year to identify the need for change […]

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New FAS newsletter published

Date: 27.02.2017
Categories: News
Author: Kevin Briscoe

A new newsletter for FASIIG has been published for the first time. The newsletter, which it is planned will be published quarterly and distributed to FASIIG stakeholders, includes an update on some topical news issues as well as some of […]

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Draft Airports National Policy Published

Date: 02.02.2017
Categories: News
Author: Kevin Briscoe

The draft Airports National Policy Statement, including proposals for a third runway at Heathrow Airport, is published today and will be subject to a public consultation. On 25 October 2016, the Transport Secretary, Chris Grayling, confirmed that the government’s preferred scheme for […]

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Airspace and noise consultation

Date: 02.02.2017
Categories: News
Author: Kevin Briscoe

The government has published today separate proposals to modernise the way UK airspace is managed. This consultation; UK airspace policy: a framework for balanced decisions on the design and use of airspace is seeking views on how aircraft noise is managed effectively while updating airspace […]

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Measures to cut night flight noise published

Date: 12.01.2017
Categories: News
Author: Kevin Briscoe

New measures to cut night flight noise at Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted have been published for consultation. The government has announced new measures to cut the noise allowed from night flights at Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted. Measures out for public consultation today (12 […]

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New films explain need for airspace modernisation

Date: 23.11.2016
Categories: News
Author: Kevin Briscoe

Future Airspace Strategy stakeholders from the aviation industry have produced two films to illustrate the need for modernisation of the UK airspace infrastructure. The films have been created to explain the strategic need for change and to then show what the future of aviation might look like if change can be introduced. Both films also have a document explaining in more detail some of the concepts and arguments in the films.

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ACDM concept of operations report published

Date: 22.11.2016
Categories: News
Author: Kevin Briscoe

A concept of operations document for collaborative decision making to enable airports and aircraft operators to better plan has been published by The Future Airspace Strategy Deployment Programme. As a small country with a large demand for aviation that drives […]

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Proposals for revised airspace change process

Date: 21.11.2016
Categories: News
Author: Kevin Briscoe

Between March and June 2016 the CAA carried out a major consultation on revising its airspace change decision-making process. Following an independent review by the consultancy Helios in 2015, the CAA set out the principles of a new process, with […]

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