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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 …
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 …
Sep 9 2015
AEF has submitted written evidence to an inquiry into whether the Airports Commission’s recommendation to expand Heathrow Airport can be delivered without breaching Government policies on environmental impacts. The Environmental Audit Committee had asked for evidence of whether the mitigations …
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.
Mar 3 2014
The AEF has responded to the Airports Commission’s draft Appraisal Framework. In our response, we highlight the need for more specific and measurable objectives which relate more specifically to the appraisal modules which outline how the environmental, social and economical impacts of …
Jan 18 2013
The Transport Committee of the London Assembly, which holds Mayor Boris Johnson to account, this week took evidence as part of its inquiry into airport capacity in London. Speaking alongside Virgin, business lobby group London First, and the commercial air …
Nov 14 2012
AEF has put in a detailed response to the government’s aviation ‘framework’ consultation. ‘Framework ‘response The framework does not address the contentious issue of new runways, this being left to the Davies Commission. However, the framework ought to give vital context to the runway …
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.