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We post our consultation responses in this section. You can browse our responses by selecting an issue in the right-hand sidebar.
Jun 20 2019
AEF has responded to a wide-ranging consultation on the Government’s future aviation strategy. The Aviation 2050 Green Paper was published last December, and the consultation was originally due to close on 11thApril, but the deadline was extended partly to allow …
Dec 20 2017
AEF has submitted its response to the Department for Transport’s (DfT) consultation on the revised draft Airport National Policy Statement (NPS). On 24th October, the DfT reopened its consultation on the NPS which sets out the Government’s case for a …
Oct 13 2017
AEF has today responded to the initial call for evidence on the Government’s Aviation Strategy. Published in July, this represents the first stage of in the development of a new aviation strategy to replace the Aviation Policy Framework. It takes …
Jun 15 2017
AEF has submitted a response to the Government’s consultation on its national plan for tackling nitrogen dioxide. The plan was drawn up in response to a court order that ruled that the previous strategy relied on over-optimistic modelling and failed to …
May 24 2017
AEF has today responded to the Government’s consultations on Heathrow expansion: draft Airports National Policy Statement (ANPS) and Reforming policy on the design and use of UK airspace. Both responses were informed by feedback from our members, including points raised during the discussion …
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 …
Jun 30 2015
The Government has until 2016 to set out an effective plan for limiting aviation emissions, the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) said today. The UK’s official advisory body on delivery of the Climate Change Act used its 5th ‘Progress Report’ to Government to highlight the need for action on aviation, including constraints on demand.
May 2 2014
The Civil Aviation Authority recently consulted on its environmental programme for 2014-16 which we responded to along with continuing to provide feedback to the CAA through our participation in their environmental stakeholder panel. Our primary concern was that the consultation did not seem to …
Jan 17 2014
The Department for Transport has published the final version of its ‘Guidance to the Civil Aviation Authority on Environmental Objectives Relating to the Exercise of its Air Navigation Functions’.
Nov 22 2013
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 …