•  Sponsor: NATS

    Framework briefing held with organisations considering proposal of the change  22 Jan 2015
    Sponsor external consultation document (with associated appendices)  31 Mar 2015
    Sponsor’s external consultation feedback report  21 Jul 2015
    Sponsor’s formal airspace change proposal (date received by CAA)  27 Jul 2015
    Operational assessment by CAA  16 Nov 2015
    Consultation assessment by CAA  
    Environmental assessment by CAA  26 Aug 2015
    Decision document (CAA change approval)  Jan 2016
    AIRAC distribution date/AIP amendment
    Change implementation date
    PIR initiation date
  • The purpose of the PIR is for the CAA, as the independent regulator, to assess whether the change has delivered the anticipated impacts and benefits set out in the original airspace change proposal and decision, and if not to ascertain why and determine the most appropriate course of action.