Mar 15 2011
The CAA has begun to formulate an airspace strategy for the UK for now up to 2030 and recently consulted on the high level principles that will inform how aircraft are managed and routed (see our earlier article). AEF, which …
Nov 10 2010
The AEF has responded to the EU consultation on slot allocation. The consultation finished on 30th Oct 2010. Slots are defined time periods of a couple of minutes on a specified runway when a particular airline’s plane is scheduled to take …
Aug 27 2010
A booklet has been published which describes the remarkable victory won by campaigners who opposed a third runway at Heathrow.
Apr 1 2010
In 2007 the government commissioned Sir Joseph Pilling to conduct a strategic review of the CAA. In response to his recommendations, DfT has taken a number of steps, including drawing up a set of proposals that were put out to …
Mar 12 2010
Aircraft noise has long been a concern for people living near Heathrow airport. But more recently, problems with regular noise disturbance have been reported by people many miles from the airport.
Feb 8 2010
Airport ‘noise action plans’ will fail to tackle impacts on local communities, an AEF study has found.
Aug 21 2009
The latest edition of Flying Green has been sent to AEF members.
Mar 11 2009
PRESS RELEASE For immediate use A new study of the employment provided by airports and airlines from the economist Brendon Sewill concludes that the Government should stop giving people false hopes about the number of jobs which would be created …
Jan 30 2009
The Climate Change Act 2008 commits the UK to making cuts in our greenhouse gas emisisons of 80% compared with 1990 levels by 2050 and of 26% by 2020.
Dec 3 2008
The AEF response to the 2008 Defra ‘Consultation on the guidance for Airport Operators to produce action plans under the terms of the Environmental Noise Regulations 2006’ can be downloaded here. Our response expresses a number of concerns about the …