GATCOM Updates and News

Published: 22 Apr 2020



CAA: Proposed Criteria for Assessing and Accepting the Airspace Change Masterplan

Feedback is being sought during a 4 week public engagement period on the criteria that the CAA proposes to use to determine whether to accept the Airspace Change Masterplan into the Airspace Modernisation Strategy. New closing date - 27 May 2020.





Joint statement by AoA, Airlines UK and ADA


Air industry bodies call for UK government support

BBC – 10.04.20


UK airlines to save millions as navigation charges deferred

DfT – 08.04.20

Charges for air navigation services in European airspace deferred for up to 14 months





Gatwick Airport’s long-stay car park becomes drive-through testing centre

Business Traveller 08.04.20


London coronavirus: The flights still departing from Heathrow and Gatwick

MyLondon news 14.04.20


What does the Covid-19 crisis mean for the economies of British cities and large towns?

Centre for Cities Blog – 16.04.20


Sacked Gatwick Airport workers say they have been ‘left out in the cold’

Worthing Herald 01.04.20











NATS eligible for funding of up to £92 million to maintain services

DfT – 16.04.20



NATS video shows decrease in air traffic from 2019 to 2020

ITV – 10.04.20


Karl Turner asks: Where next for the UK’s airport policy?

Airport Watch – 02.04.20


How is the coronavirus affecting global air traffic?

Guardian 03.04.20


Virgin Atlantic awaits bailout decision

Travel Weekly – 15.04.20


EasyJet plans for ‘slow return’ to flying

Travel Weekly – 16.04.20


Easyjet expects losses of up to £380m due to coronavirus

BTN News – 16.04.20


EasyJet boosts cash reserves to £2.3bn

Travel Weekly 06.04.20


Defending aviation from cyber attack

Tech Radar – 16.04.20


Natural England objects to proposed jet fuel from waste plant, backed by BA, Shell and Velocys

Airport Watch 03.04.20


Coronavirus is a once in a lifetime chance to reshape how we travel

Air Quality News 03.04.20


Coronavirus ‘could see 38% drop in airline CO2 emissions’

Energy Live News 06.04.20


View from Brussels - Aviation urged to go green for green

Engineering & Technology 06.04.20


ANIMA-ANNA exchange on the role of non-acoustical factors when tackling aviation noise impact


Call for global airport health screening

Travel Weekly – 06.04.20


Coronavirus: Don't bail out airlines, say climate campaigners

BBC 06.04.20


Norwegian Air reveals ‘profound impact’ of coronavirus

Travel Weekly 06.04.20


ABTA urges Government to act now on holiday refunds to save jobs and protect billions of pounds of taxpayers’ money

ABTA 07.04.20

[See also VIDEO Message to ABTA Members from Mark Tanzer, ABTA Chief Executive]


How can we be sustainable post-Covid 19?

BBC – 16.04.2020


IATA: We will not restart the same industry we closed

BTN news 09.04.20


Support for Airports

Transport Times 06.04.20


A New Contract To Tame The Tsunami Of Anger Against Aviation

HACAN blog by John Stewart – 14.04.2020



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