NATS had been working with Heathrow, BA and community group HACAN on a noise respite trial for people living under the airport flight paths. Today, the results have been published and they make for interesting reading.
We’re very aware of the impact aircraft noise has on those who live under flight paths. That’s why we work with airports and airlines to help them minimise the effect and provide respite in the vicinity of the airport.
Perhaps sustainability doesn’t immediately spring to mind when you think about aviation, but at NATS we are well aware that the environment and local communities are central to our business and core to our success.
We’ve developed a new monitoring tool to help our operational and environmental managers better understand flight profiles around our airports.
On January 1st 2012 we delivered another world first by measuring the environmental performance of our airspace in an entirely new way.