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NATS registers modest growth in UK aviation sector

NATS registers modest growth in UK aviation sector

29 April 2019 Airline News

In March, NATS handled 197,631 flights in UK airspace, an increase of just under two per cent compared to the same month last year. However, there was significant growth in many areas of the operation, in particular in transatlantic and overflying traffic.

Air traffic levels reach record highs in UK

Air traffic levels reach record highs in UK

6 February 2019 Airline News

Last year was the busiest on record for air traffic across the UK, according to NATS. It was the first time traffic levels were higher than 2007, the previous peak year prior to the banking crisis and subsequent economic downturn.

NATS signs air traffic control deal with Belfast International

NATS signs air traffic control deal with Belfast International

NATS has signed a nine-year contract with Belfast International Airport for the provision of air traffic control and engineering services. NATS and Belfast International have worked together for many years but this contract signals the start of a strategic partnership, which will ensure the continued future success of air traffic control and engineering services at the airport.

Nats prepares for summer holiday rush

Nats prepares for summer holiday rush

21 July 2017 Videos

UK air traffic control service Nats expects to handle a record-breaking 8,800 flights today and more than 770,000 overall during the course of the summer. The figures beat numbers seen last year by 40,000 and the previous high set in 2007, with significant growth across many UK airports.