Economic regulation of NATS En Route plc: Update on approach to the next price control review

Closed 15 Apr 2021

Opened 19 Mar 2021


This consultation provides an update on our thinking regarding our approach to the next NATS (En Route) plc (NERL) price control, following our December 2020 consultation (CAP1994).

Why your views matter

The primary purpose of our consultation document is to update stakeholders on our policy position for the next main price control review, which we now intend to carry out over the remainder of 2021 and 2022, with new arrangements implemented from January 2023.

Views invited

The consultation document is available here:

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


  • Air Traffic Control
  • Economic regulation