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Feb 28 2017
Below is the response submitted by AEF to the government’s night noise consultation. Our initial reaction which also outlines the contents of the consultation can be found here. Q1a. How strongly do you agree or disagree with our proposed environmental …
Jun 22 2016
AEF responded to the CAA’s consultation on changes to the airspace change process by calling for community views to be better represented by the CAA, and for the new process to have clearer environmental criteria for judging proposed new flight paths …
Apr 4 2016
Sustainable fuels are viewed, particularly by the aviation industry, as an integral component in the sector’s ‘basket of measures’ towards managing its growth in CO2 emissions. Emissions from the aviation industry globally are expected to triple out to 2050 without …
Mar 29 2016
AEF responded to a European Commission consultation on the Environmental Noise Directive (END), highlighting that the European legislation had improved noise monitoring but that the Directive should be strengthened to enable it to achieve its aim to reduce the health burden of noise.
Feb 10 2016
The Energy and Climate Select Committee has published evidence submitted in response to its inquiry into the fifth carbon budget. AEF’s response argues for the importance of accounting for aviation emissions in carbon budgets, as recommended by the Committee on Climate Change …
Jan 25 2016
Our 2015 annual report is now available online. Some of our successes over the past 12 months include wide ranging media coverage, our first stand at the political party conferences, and our continued leadership role on the international stage. We also highlight …
Nov 12 2015
Air pollution around Heathrow has been in breach of legal limits for many years and could prove a significant barrier to expansion. At the time of the Airports Commission’s recommendation this summer, the Government’s modelling indicated that breaches of the …
Oct 21 2015
Our new report, The Great British Runway Myth, explores and rebuts some of the economic claims made about airport expansion and provides further evidence on why we do not believe a new runway is necessary at Heathrow, Gatwick or anywhere else in …
Oct 15 2015
New AEF briefing looks into what the impact of a new South East runway would be for Scotland. It highlights that the benefits for Scotland from South East expansion in terms of domestic connectivity, economic benefit and passenger growth are not as clear cut as suggested in the Airports Commission’s summary.
Sep 18 2015
The Treasury recently published a paper on options for limiting any impact on UK regional airports of possible cuts to Air Passenger Duty in Scotland. The Scottish Government has indicated its plan to halve and then reduce APD from its airports following devolution …