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Is the UK Government going to sell NATS?


Media reports have emerged that the UK Government is considering selling some or all of its share in the national air navigation service provider NATS. NATS provides air traffic control services at 15 of the UK's biggest airports, and "en-route" air traffic services for aircraft flying through UK airspace, and over the eastern part of the North Atlantic. [659 words]

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  • Traffic declining, but by single digits only

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  • NATS Group profit & flights handled 2005-2009
  • UK Aircraft movements (% change): 2008 & 2009
  • NATS aircraft movements: 2007-2009
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