The United Kingdom’s aviation sector is a £50bn industry that supports a million jobs, brings £20bn worth of tourism into the country and ensures the UK maintains its global position.
Keeping the UK’s business connected to the rest of the world has never been more important. Air traffic is growing – and is close to outgrowing the airspace available to support it.
To reap the benefits of increased traffic whilst ensuring that environmental impacts and noise are minimised the UK must have an airspace fit for the 21st century.
The Future Airspace Strategy has been designed to pave the way for new technologies and practices which will make life better for communities, business and passengers.
This film should sets out what change might look like and should be viewed in conjunction with The Strategic Case for Change film - vimeo.com/user57575583/the-need-to-modernise-uk-airspace