Tag Archives: NATS

Sovereign Issue

Airline Group chairman Peter Read last year offered an insight into the implications of Germany’s DFS securing a significant stake in UK air traffic control … More ››

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Optimised transatlantic flight trial begins

A trial of environmentally optimised transatlantic flights has begun as part of the TOPFLIGHT project being led by air traffic service provider, NATS. TOPFLIGHT is … More ››

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NATS selects Thales for system upgrade

Thales has been selected by NATS to replace its navigation systems at 19 sites across the UK. The system utilises Doppler VHF Omni-directional Range (DVOR) … More ››

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UK controllers managing flights after incident

NATS air traffic controllers are today working with airlines and airports to clear the backlog of flights following the temporary runway closures at Heathrow. Controllers … More ››

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NATS app targets airspace infringements

NATS has launched an app to support general aviation pilots in the battle against airspace infringements. NATS Flight Prepare, available for free on both iPad … More ››

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NATS to advise on future UK capacity needs

NATS, the UK’s provider of air traffic services, is to provide expert airspace advice to the Airports Commission, set up by the UK Government to … More ››

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NATS reveals environmental gains

More efficient air traffic control procedures and the better use of airspace have saved 800,000 tonnes of CO2 since 2008, a report from NATS shows. … More ››

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Ireland eyeing NATS stake sale

Ireland has disclosed its interest in becoming a member of one of the largest shareholding groups of UK air traffic control agency NATS. The Irish … More ››

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UK air traffic control flight delays at lowest level

Flights in UK airspace during March were held up by an average of just 0.1 seconds as a result of an air traffic control issue … More ››

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Air traffic control assessment goes online

The first stage assessment for hopeful air traffic controllers is now a purely online affair, according to UK air traffic control NATS. The company expects … More ››

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