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 …
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.