The aviation strategy, which the Government is in the process of developing, plans for the next three decades of aviation and, once completed, will replace the 2013 Aviation Policy Framework. The purpose of the strategy is, according to Government’s consultation document, to “boost economic growth, connectivity and skills”.
Between July and October 2017, the Government consulted on the first stage of the strategy’s development, which set out their proposed approach and the issues they would like to explore. In December 2018, the Government released the Aviation Strategy Green Paper which remains open for consultation until 11th April 2019. The strategy is built around six objectives, which were set out in the strategy’s framework, and are to:
The final strategy is most likely to be published in 2019.
AEF’s response to the first consultation can be found here.
Discussion Paper 1 AEF discussion paper on aircraft noise
Discussion Paper 2 AEF discussion paper on aviation and climate change
Discussion Paper 3 AEF discussion paper on aviation and air pollution