NATS has developed a new system of aircraft speed limits. Martin Rolfe, the head of NATS, stated yesterday that in the future passengers can expect to arrive on time as a matter of course. The new system works by introducing a variable speed limit. If there is risk of congestion UK air traffic controllers will alert aircraft up to 350 miles away and tell them to reduce their speed so they arrive to land at a precise time. NATS is working with air traffic controllers in Ireland, France and Holland to control the arrival of planes, and will soon introduce

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