The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has approved a proposal by air navigation services provider NATS to reclassify the airspace around London Heathrow Airport from Class A to Class D. The change will take effect from Sept. 18, bringing the London Control Zone (CTR) into line with the Standardized European Rules of the Air (SERA) aimed at creating consistent airspace classifications across Europe by the end of the year. At present, only Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) flights are permitted in ...

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