||<p>On 2nd February the Government launched a consultation on UK Airspace Policy. The
consultation period began on 2nd February and will run until 25th May 2017</p><p>
</p><p>The Government wishes to support airspace modernisation in order to deliver
benefits for the UK economy, passengers and communities affected by aircraft noise.
The proposals in this consultation aim to strike a balance between unlocking the economic
and social benefits of modernised airspace, and addressing the local impacts of aviation.</p><p>
</p><p>The Government is also working on a new Aviation Strategy that will set out
the Government’s vision for the wider aviation sector. This will replace the 2013
Aviation Policy Framework (APF) and will be subject to a separate consultation process.
The consultation on UK Airspace Policy forms a key pillar in the development of the