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Prospect, the union representing 5,000 aviation safety professionals, has called for an urgent public debate around the regulation of drones following reports of a collision with an airliner at Heathrow.

Remotely-operated, unstaffed control towers in parts of Scotland moved a step closer after the UK government’s decision to explore the sale of its remaining share in NATS  

Unions are celebrating a victory as the Court of Appeal has confirmed that the Department for Transport cannot change its sickness absence rules without agreement.

Prospect pays tribute to the professionalism of  members working as London Gatwick air traffic control officers and systems engineers, many of whom have transferred to Deutsch Flugsicherung, the German state-owned service provider.

Prospect has paid tribute to the professionalism of  members working as London Gatwick air traffic control officers (ATCOs) and systems engineers, many of whom have today transferred to ANS, a subsidiary of Deutsch Flugsicherung (DFS), the German state-owned service provider.