News from the AEF
from February 2014
Feb 28 2014
At a launch of a new report on 27th Feb 2014, London MPs and Councils challenged Government and the Airports Commission on aircraft noise with an updated ‘ANASE’ report. The ANASE (Attitudes to Noise from Aviation Sources in England) report …
Feb 24 2014
The AEF recently sent out the latest edition of Flying Green to our members and those interested in our work. The February 2014 edition includes an update on the Airports Commission, emissions trading and the consultations we have responded to.
Feb 18 2014
The AEF has responded to the Department for Transport’s recent consultation on a new set of guidelines for airport consultative committees. The guidelines are an improvement on the previous ones issued in 2003 but the Government should do more to ensure they are followed.
Feb 7 2014
One of the few positives from the interim report of the Airports Commission is that an “independent” body on noise be set up.
Feb 6 2014
Those interested in UK aviation policy have spent the past month digesting the recommendations made by the Airports Commission in its interim report. The AEF has actively worked to ensure that environmental concerns remain high on the political agenda as …
Feb 4 2014
The AEF has responded to the DfT’s second stage consultation on night noise at Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted. In it we highlight the need for an evidence-based target to inform a long-term night noise policy which should be to reduce night noise below the threshold recommended by the WHO to avoid damaging health impacts.