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The Department for Transport Airspace Policy Framework Consultation

Consultation number 3: UK Airspace Policy: A framework for balanced decisions: on the design and use of airspace: Moving Britain Ahead Use the following link to the consultation document: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/588186/uk-airspace-policy-a-framework-for-balanced-decisions-on-the-design-and-use-of-airspace-web-version.pdf You can email or post responses to National Policy Statement and Draft National Policy Framework for balance decisions to: RunwayConsultation@dft.gsi.gov.uk or print it and post it [...]

2017-04-23T17:59:18+01:00 April 23rd, 2017|

The Government has launched 3 consultations

The Government has launched 3 consultations and we would encourage you to participate, as it will impact you. The Transport Select Committee have an inquiry; deadline 24th March 2017, in to the Airports National Policy Statement http://www.parliament.uk/business/committees/committees-a-z/commons-select/transport-committee/inquiries/parliament-2015/airports-national-policy-statement-16-17/ Comments on this can be made using the form in the web link above -  it is very [...]

2017-03-16T23:22:02+01:00 March 16th, 2017|

The Government Department for Transport Night Flight Consultation

Please find below a link to the final CAGNE response to the night flight consultation. Night Flight Consultation You will find a summary that we hope helps as well as specific answers to each question. We are supporting community feeling that the consultation should be halted as it makes no allowance for the out of [...]

2017-02-06T13:15:31+01:00 January 27th, 2017|

Conclusions for Route 4 – known by some as the ‘Dorking bulge’

Conclusion of the Route 4 RNAV1 SID Monitoring Period The re-designed Route 4 RNAV1 SID monitoring period came to an end on 26 November 2016. Overall, our assessment of the amendment to this route, as adopted on 26 May 2016, is that it has achieved what it was required to do, in that it has [...]

2017-01-23T16:58:57+01:00 January 23rd, 2017|

Gatwick has more night flights than Heathrow or Stansted Airports

The Government Department for Transport (DfT) has released the long awaited night flight consultation documents. https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/night-flight-restrictions-at-gatwick-heathrow-and-stansted and consultation responses can be submitted using our online response form at https://www.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/J6KX6. Residents only have until 28th February to comment on the proposals. Sally Pavey Chair of CAGNE said: “We would like to see a total ban on Gatwick night flights [...]

2017-01-12T16:21:34+01:00 January 12th, 2017|

Government Night Flight Consultation – deadline 28th February

The current restrictions on UK night flights expire in October of this year and the Department of Transport ("DTI") are running a consultation on their proposals for the restrictions that will replace them.  They have asked for comments on their proposals and the closing date for  responses is  the 28th February 2017. An excerpt from [...]

2017-01-12T15:06:35+01:00 January 12th, 2017|