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News from GATCOM this week (29/05/2020)


CAA: Proposed Criteria for Assessing and Accepting the Airspace Change Masterplan

Feedback is being sought during a 4 week public engagement period on the criteria that the CAA proposes to use to determine whether to accept the Airspace Change Masterplan into the Airspace Modernisation Strategy. New closing date – 26 June 2020.


International air travel may not return to normal until 2023, says IATA

Evening Standard – 14/05/2020

Is the Covid-19 crisis the catalyst for greening the world's airlines?

Guardian – 17/05/2020

Face masks and no duty free: EU issues coronavirus air safety guidelines

Guardian – 21/05/2020

UK Borders reinforced

BTNews 25/05/2020

IATA chief: Don't politicise quarantine measures

City AM – 26/05/2020

ABTA urges government to regularly review quarantine policy

Travel Weekly – 23/05/2020

Travel restrictions live: Lift holiday ban before planning 'air bridges', Government urged

Telegraph – 19/05/2020

Norwegian Air: State rescue confirmed

Travel Weekly – 20/05/2020

World’s largest all-electric aircraft set for first flight

Guardian – 27/05/2020



Easyjet plans June return

BTN – 21/05/2020

Gatwick MP Leads Cross-Party Opposition to UK Quarantine

TTG Media 29/05/2020

Coronavirus travel quarantine: Gatwick airport will be hit

The Argus 26/05/2020

Gatwick has been urged to drop expansion plans by GACC campaigners due to the Covid pandemic

Airport Watch – 22/05/2020

Gatwick Airport urged to drop expansion plans

Crawley Observer – 19/05/2020

Gatwick Airport's history as we look back on the aerodrome's humble beginnings

Surrey Live – 16/05/2020

GB airport station usage data

BTNews 25/05/2020



No new press releases


The Future of Air Travel

Sky News

COVID-19 Aviation Health Safety Protocol

Operational Guidelines for the management of air passengers and aviation personnel in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic

EASA – 21/05/2020

Air travel guidelines

BTNews 25/05/2020

Safely Restarting Aviation

ACI and IATA Joint Approach


ABTA calls for a coordinated strategy and clear communication by Government to protect jobs and aid recovery

ABTA – 18/05/2020

Complimentary Hygiene Kits for Passengers to Prevent Spread of COVID-19

NI Travel News – 23/05/2020

Aviation slowdown presents opportunity to rethink how noise is managed

ICCAN – 21/05/2020

Government bailouts will delay airline sector recovery

Travel Weekly – 27/05/2020

Virgin flights to remain grounded 'at least until August'

TravelMole – 27/05/2020

UK tourism deficit, by air travel in 2019, was £30 billion – casting serious doubt about the industry’s claims to be vital to the UK economy

Airport Watch – 26/05/2020

UK airports likely to cut £1bn of construction projects: construction industry setback

Airport Watch – 23/05/2020

Howsy: Areas around airports no longer rental yield hotspots

Mortgage Introducer – 27/05/2020

Danish companies join forces on an ambitious sustainable fuel project

CILT – 27/05/2020

Comment: Industry must present united return plan based on science

Travel Weekly – 18/05/2020

The dangers of aircraft emissions exposure during pregnancy

Medium – 09/05/2020

Consultants’ Corner: Airport terminals in a post-COVID-19 world

Anna Aero – 11/05/2020

Supreme Court to hear Heathrow appeal, against judgement on the Airports NPS by the Appeal Court, on 7th and 8th October

Airport Watch – 15/05/2020



Gatwick Overflights Statistics- Click Here



Last edited: 03/06/2020

Created on: 08/03/2019

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