in Aerospace

CAA opens engagement on CAP1616

Posted 1 November 2021 · Add Comment

The UK Civil Aviation Authority has today opened its public engagement exercise as part of a review into its airspace change process, known as CAP1616.



Copyright CAA


The CAA are inviting all stakeholders to share their views and experiences of the CAP1616 process and its guidance through our online survey to help inform any proposed improvements.

CAP1616 was first launched in January 2018 and is the process the Civil Aviation Authority use to make decisions on proposals to change the design of the UK’s airspace. It is an evidence-based system that was designed in consultation with stakeholders to be fair, transparent, consistent and proportionate.
 
CAP1616 Review Process
CAP1616 itself requires that the CAA undertake a review three years after its implementation, enabling them to make stakeholder driven improvements to the process, ensuring that it is both efficient and effective.
 
This public engagement exercise is the third stage of the CAA's review process. It has already held a series of internal stakeholder workshops in June 2021 and external stakeholder workshops were held in September 2021.
 
The feedback received through this public engagement exercise, as well as the two earlier stages in the CAA review, will be collated and considered by the CAA and its proposals to amend the airspace change process will be subject to a formal public consultation process currently planned for summer 2022.

How to participate in this public engagement
To particiapate, visit the CAA's dedicated engagement website to complete its engagement survey. The CAA are asking for comments before 30th November 2021 and they cannot commit to taking into account comments received after this date.

Depending on how you respond, the survey should take 15 minutes.

Please note that the engagement exercise is about the CAA's airspace change process and not specific airspace change proposals.


For more information please contact airspace.policy@caa.co.uk

You can also learn more about the review process on our dedicated review webpage: www.caa.co.uk/Review-of-CAP-1616

 


 

Other Stories
Advertisement
Latest News

Defence organisations concerned over inability to support disconnected ops

IFS has shared research revealing that military operators and defence in-service support providers consider disconnected operations a priority to effectively assist missions that take place with minimal or no information system

UK Military deployed in Scotland to aid Storm Arwen response

Following an urgent request for assistance, the military has been deployed to the Grampian region of Scotland to support the response to Storm Arwen.

Dstl supports new COVID-19 decision-making tool

A new interactive graphic developed by UK researchers including Dstl will help people decide what to do in everyday situations to protect themselves and others.

BA and Phillips 66 agree first UK produced SAF

British Airways will become the first airline in the world to use sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) produced on a commercial scale in the UK after signing a multi-year agreement with Phillips 66 Limited.

MAG hosting ‘Runway to Recovery’ for SMEs close to Manchester, Stansted and East Midlands airports

Small and medium sized businesses can learn more about how they could become a supplier to the UK’s largest group of airports next week, when Manchester Airports Group (MAG) hosts a virtual ‘Runway to Recovery’ meet the buyer event on

FAC conference embraces carbon-free flight

Delegates attending the annual conference of the Farnborough Aerospace Consortium (FAC) last month, were left in no doubt about the future emphasis of the sector – sustainability.

ADS S&P SK26111170322
See us at
WIRED BT2311141221RAF Museum BT