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Press Releases

All AEF Press Releases are displayed here. For press enquiries, please contact James on 07908712816 or the office on 020 7248 2223.


Our policy briefs and position papers can also be found in this section.


Airports Commission policy papers


Should the UK build a new runway?


Is a new runway compatible with climate policy?




 


New report highlights a new runway at Heathrow or Gatwick would mean big increases in passenger fees

A new report published by the AEF, ‘Who would pay for a new runway?’ written by Brendon Sewill, looks into the possible increases in fees for passengers using Gatwick or Heathrow if a large public subsidy for a new runway at either airport is not forthcoming

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Taking into account the potential constraints on expansion: three tests for the Airports Commission’s Interim Report

In advance of the launch of the Airports Commission’s Interim Report, this briefing poses three tests to judge the report against. The tests focus on what Sir Howard Davies described in October as potential constraints on expansion – climate change and noise, as well as the economic basis of the argument for expansion.

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AEF’s response to the DfT on guidance for the environmental objectives of the CAA’s air navigation functions

AEF’s response to the DfT consultation Guidance to the Civil Aviation Authority on Environmental Objectives Relating to the Exercise of its Air Navigation Functions, focused on aviation emissions, noise approaches and the need to manage helicopter noise. Our response highlighted the importance of the …

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New Scientific Analysis on Climate Impact of Aviation Emissions Finds Immediate Adoption of Global Market Based Measure Required

A new scientific report1 released today highlights the critical importance of taking early action when implementing measures to reduce the climate impact of rapidly increasing emissions from aviation.  With a decision expected shortly on how and when to tackle international …

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