A recent tweet misrepresented our Airspace Design Option Development document which was developed in accordance with the CAA Airspace Change Process.
Even when operating at its future peak (circa twenty years after reopening), Manston Airport will average no more than five large aircraft movements per hour – and will not operate any scheduled services overnight.
While this further delay is perhaps understandable – and is only a matter of weeks – it is nevertheless disappointing, as this pandemic has starkly demonstrated the urgent need to address the fragility and inflexibility of the UK’s air cargo network.
Having successfully completed stage one of the Civil Aviation Authority’s airspace change process in February, RSP has now commenced engagement with stakeholders as part of the next stage.
Airspace change is a separate process to RSP’s application for a Development Consent Order and is part of the Government’s…
The work of Age UK Thanet, which RSP is proud to support, continues apace. They are now able to do welfare checks on people who can not hear their volunteer team, over the telephone, to ensure they have everything they need. They are taking our chocolate and loo rolls to try and put a smile on people’s faces whilst they struggle being isolated or home alone. And they’ve come up with a plan to mark the 75th Anniversary of VE Day, this coming Friday in a very special way.