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 …
Oct 17 2012
Aviation and airports policy are all over the press at the moment. Alongside the Government’s own consultation and the new Airports Commission, a number of organisations have launched their own inquiries into how the Government should be handling demands for …
Jun 25 2012
Since the Government announced its policy of opposition to new runways at Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted, the aviation industry has been working hard to put out the message that there is a crisis in airport capacity in the South East.
Apr 19 2012
The CAA consultation on its first ever draft environmental programme closed on 12th April. AEF responded, welcoming the regulator’s willingness to engage in environmental questions, but suggesting that the CAA should aim for a policy-neutral approach to environmental issues, building …
Mar 9 2012
Available UK airport capacity under a 2050 CO2 target for the aviation sector is a report written by AEF for WWF-UK in July 2011.
Jul 4 2011
The spring/summer edition of Flying Green has been published and sent to our members.
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 …