Economic regulation of NATS En Route plc: Further update on approach to the next price control review (N23)

Closed 15 Jul 2021

Opened 7 Jun 2021


This consultation follows on from the December 2020 Consultation (CAP1944) and March 2021 Update (CAP2119) and provides further details on the next NERL price control review (“NR23”).

Why your views matter

This consultation document has been informed by the representations received in response to the March 2021 Update. It includes: 

  • our current view on the timetable;  
  • guidance for NERL in developing its business plan and the engagement process with stakeholders; and 
  • our intended approach to the reconciliation of NERL’s revenues for 2020 to 2022.

Views invited

The consultation document is available here:

In chapter 3, we request feedback on our policy on the reconciliation review. Please e-mail responses to by no later than 15 July 2021.  

The rest of this document is intended to provide guidance to NERL and other stakeholders. Comments are also welcome on these matters.  

Please e-mail comments on the material set out in this consultation or any associated issues to no later than 15 April 2021. 


We expect to publish the representations on our website for other interested parties to read after the period for written representations expires. Any material that is regarded as confidential should be clearly marked as such and provided in a separate appendix. Please note that we have powers and duties with respect to information under Section 102 of the Act and the Freedom of Information Act 2000.


  • Commercial airlines
  • Air Navigation Service Providers


  • Economic regulation
  • Air Traffic Control