The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is expecting 7.8 billion passengers to travel in 2036, nearly double the number in 2017. The biggest spike comes from the Asia Pacific region, which saw the highest air traffic growth of 9.6% last year, underscoring the tremendous growth of economies there.
In the run up to Christmas Eve, Santa will be conducting a number of test flights in order to put a brand new sleigh through its paces at a number of locations all around the world and we need your help.
For decades, air traffic control for commercial flights in the UK has been keeping the skies safe and creating a more efficient environment for aviation – essentially making the UK’s sky a better place to fly.
Football is coming back to London… American Football, that is.
Every year America’s National Football League (NFL) hosts several games in the UK as part of its International Series. Of the 32 teams in the league, six will play a match in Britain’s capital.
It’s that time of the year again: warm summer evenings are becoming a distant memory and as the nights draw in, it’s time to pull the curtains and settle down for another series of our favourite TV singing contest, The X Factor.
Since 1980, the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) has celebrated World Tourism Day on 27th September – helping to raise awareness of the important role tourism plays in making the world a better place.
Now in its 16th year, The London Design Festival is a truly international affair. A creative celebration that brings together designers, architects and exhibitors from across the globe to showcase their latest designs, it is world-renown and the highlight of the year for many in the industry
Amanda Wakeley, Christopher Kane and Victoria Beckham are just a handful of iconic designers gearing up for one of the ‘big four’ fashion events of the year – London Fashion Week.
On this morning’s Today programme on BBC Radio 4, their Business Editor asked Peter Bellew, the COO of Ryanair, why he thought NATS would discriminate against his airline, and Stansted Airport, to cause them unfair levels of delay. The short answer is that we wouldn’t, and we don’t, discriminate between airlines or airports.
The summer holidays are slowly coming to an end, but the job of the air traffic controller continues…3 September 2018
What a spectacular summer it’s been here in the UK: The Royal Wedding, football so very nearly “coming home”, and of course, the long spell of hot weather that continued to stretch on in an untypically British fashion.
But unfortunately, all good things must come to an end.
It’s with a heavy heart therefore that Britons will be waving goodbye to the summer this week, as millions return to work and school with a big dose of the post-holiday blues!