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Department for Transport (DfT) - Articles and news items

Airlines asked to spray insecticide on all UK bound planes returning from Zika areas

Airport news  •  5 February 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

The UK government has asked all airlines to use insecticide on all flights returning to the UK from countries with confirmed transmission of the Zika virus.

DfT announces shortlist for air route funding at regional airports

Airport news  •  20 August 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

The Department for Transport (DfT) has announced a shortlist for new international and domestic air routes for small regional airports.

Start-up aid fund promotes expansion of new routes from UK regional airports

Airport news  •  1 April 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

The Department for Transport has announced 19 UK regional airports have bid for start-up aid funding to expand international and domestic connections.

Government progress update on the Airports Commission’s interim report

Airport news  •  15 July 2014  •  Department for Transport

Updates on progress being made to address Airports Commission recommendations around making the most of existing airport capacity...

New security measures for UK passengers

Airport news  •  10 July 2014  •  Department for Transport

The Department for Transport announced on 8th July 2014 that they were stepping up some of the aviation security measures for passengers flying into or out of the UK...

Airport passengers to benefit from new Greater Anglia franchise

Airport news  •  17 April 2014  •  Stansted Airport

London Stansted has welcomed the news that Abellio Greater Anglia has won a new Government franchise to provide more services between the airport and Cambridge...

UK agrees start of new aviation negotiations with China

Airport news  •  28 October 2013  •  Department for Transport

Patrick McLoughlin has agreed to begin talks with China to improve air links...

CAA calls on airports to use landing charges to encourage cleaner, quieter flights

Airport news  •  15 October 2013  •  CAA

“...the aviation industry needs to do more to tackle its environmental impacts..."

 

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