Five areas have been identified that need further support in order to make sure that the UK aviation industry continues to lead the world in aviation decarbonisation.
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Under DfT's Aviation Skills Retention Platform, CAAi will offer 16 virtual and e-Learning course titles, covering multiple areas of aviation regulation, oversight and compliance.
As the UK aviation industry tackles the challenges of today, it is also focused on the future and how it can build back better. For the industry and its recovery, airspace modernisation is an important piece of the jigsaw. Chief of the Airspace Change Organising Group (ACOG), Mark Swan, describes…
The first update of the UK government's traffic light list for international travel has seen no new 'green' countries, seven new 'red' countries and Portugal moved to 'amber'.
Similar to the system implemented in England and Scotland, Wales has introduced a traffic light system for those intending to travel internationally.
AOA's Chief Executive, Karen Dee, has stressed that the UK's "economic recovery hinges upon allowing the safe re-opening of international travel."
Philadelphia and Heathrow will collaborate to boost passenger numbers, implement innovative measures and increase international cooperation.
Heathrow has called for the UK government to review the countries that have been deemed as 'green' under the new travel traffic light system for England, stating that the current 'green list' is "overly cautious".
From 17 May 2021, the UK government will implement a traffic light system, developed by the Global Travel Taskforce, to begin the restart of international travel.
Under a new traffic light system, countries will be designated one of three risk levels as part of the UK government's efforts to restart international travel.
Heathrow has submitted its plan - a dynamic four-tier system that applies differing controls for differing country risk levels - to the UK government's Global Travel Taskforce.
Following a report published in July 2020 by the Airspace Change Organising Group, the UK government has announced £5.5 million in funding to support the UK's airspace modernisation programme.
UK companies will be able to bid for a share of £15 million to pioneer new technologies to convert everyday waste into sustainable aviation fuel.
As part of its efforts to build back better from the pandemic and improve connectivity, the UK government has set out a range of measures for the UK’s aviation and transportation network.
Partly funded by the Department for Transport, the City of Derry to Stansted route provides critical connectivity between Northern Ireland and London, subsequently boosting the region’s economy.