UK flight industry group urges airspace modernisation
The UK is facing a major increase in flight delays if the way airspace is controlled is not modernised, leading industry figures have warned.
The group says existing structures are outdated and unable to cope with the expected increase in aviation by 2030.
Flight paths need to be redrawn and more satellite navigation used instead of ground-based radio beacons, it says.
The call comes ahead of a Department for Transport consultation next year into managing the UK's airspace.
The coalition, which calls itself Sky's The Limit, includes the chief executives of air traffic control provider... read more
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