As the UK government announced more delays on a decision regarding additional runway capacity in the South East, European air traffic controllers have converted a trial project to reduce delays of inbound aircraft at London’s Heathrow Airport into standard operating procedure. The project—known as cross-border arrivals management (XMAN)—has controllers at UK air navigation service provider National Air Traffic Services (NATS) coordinating with colleagues handling adjacent ...

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