FOI release

UK: access by commercial aircraft in volcanic ash flow

Response concerning volcanic ash flow and safe access by commercial aircraft to UK airspace.

Documents

Airborne volcanic ash and access by commercial aircraft to UK airspace

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Freedom of Information response to information concerning volcanic ash flow and safe access by commercial aircraft to UK airspace. The requester asked that this include:

  • any conditions, directions, instructions, plans policies or guidance intended or given by the CAA to NATS
  • what NATS had or intended to do regarding flow rates or the provision of instrument flight rule air traffic services
  • what is required for NATS to change its position on any flow rate restriction or withdraw and suspend instrument flight rule air traffic services
Published 12 January 2011