Aviation Strategy Green Paper: Aviation 2050

Mon, January 14th, 2019

The government’s proposed long-term plan for the future of aviation

The DfT has published the Aviation Strategy Green Paper: Aviation 2050 – the government’s proposed long-term plan for the future of aviation for consultation. The 16 weeks' consultation period closes on 11 April 2019.

Key policy measures that have been put forward in the consultation include:

  • establishing a partnership for sustainable growth with industry, communities and environmental groups
  • developing a new passenger charter to enhance the passenger experience
  • using air services agreements to maximise the UK’s global reach
  • developing the role of airports as catalysts for economic growth;
  • maintaining global leadership on safety and security
  • facilitating growth in General Aviation; and
  • addressing barriers to automation, electrification, digitalisation and data sharing.
  • The consultation document and its supporting documents are available on the DfT website

Click here to see the Green Paper and supporting documentation and click here to see full press release

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