Monthly Archives: September 2014

Gatwick Delays Changes to Airspace

Gatwick Airport and NATS will defer submitting any proposals to change local airspace until more detailed work is done to better understand the available options and next steps, it was…

Environmental Groups Oppose Airport Expansion

Six environmental groups with concerns for wildlife, climate change, sustainability and society (RSPB, WWF, Friends of the Earth, Greenpeace, AEF and Campaign for Better Transport) have published a manifesto saying…

Gatwick Publishes Regurgitated Noise Action Plan

Gatwick Airport Ltd has published a press release announcing what appears at first sight to be a new ‘Noise Action Plan’, thus raising hopes among the thousands of people adversely…

CAA agree that building a new runway to benefit consumers cannot be achieved at the expense of the overflown

“Aviation noise currently affects more people in the UK than any other country in Europe. It affects the quality of life of those who live close to airports, provokes strong…

Gatwick Boasts of Increased Flight Capacity

Air traffic controllers at Gatwick Airport handled a total of 906 movements on 29 August, breaking their own world record for air traffic movements in a day from a single…

MP Calls for Reconsideration of Flawed Consultation

GREG CLARK, MP for Tunbridge Wells, has called on Gatwick Airport Ltd to reconsider the “flawed” consultation on aircraft noise and emissions, which closes next week, urging them to “go…

Wealden MP Charles Hendry Slams Gatwick Airport CEO Over Estuary Airport Stance

Wealden MP Charles Hendry has hit out at comments made by the CEO of Gatwick Airport in light of the Davies Commissions’ decision to rule out the Thames Estuary airport…

Lufthansa takes delivery of world’s first aircraft with vortex generators

More than 200 Lufthansa aircraft Airbus A320 to become quieter Lufthansa will today take delivery of its first Airbus A320 with vortex generators. The brand-new Airbus aircraft with registration D-AIUB…

Don’t delay – object today!

Please complain about every low-flying or noisy aircraft you experience. They should be flying at 4,000 feet over Chiddingstone, but many fly much lower, and we must complain to Gatwick…