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Lobbying Costs

25,000€ - 49,999€

Financial year: Apr 2021 - Mar 2022

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

0.45 Fte (3)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation


High-level Commission meetings


Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    NATS Ltd   (NATS)

    EU Transparency Register

    15257643846-58 First registered on 09 Jul 2010

    Goals / Remit

    NATS is the UK's leading provider of air traffic control services. In a typical year pre-Covid, we handle over 2.5 million flights and 250 million passengers travelling over the UK and across the North Atlantic.

    In addition to providing services to 14 UK airports, and managing all upper airspace in the UK, we provide services around the world spanning Europe, the Middle East, Asia and North America.

    Main EU files targeted

    UK-EU Trade & Cooperation Agreement
    UK Association to Horizon Europe
    The future of SESAR Research and Development and Deployment
    Amended proposal for a regulation on the implementation of the Single European Sky (COM(2020) 579 final / 2013/0186(COD))
    Regulation (EU) 2018/1139 on common rules in the field of civil aviation and establishing a European Union Aviation Safety Agency
    Implementing Regulation (EU) 2023/203 laying down rules regarding requirements for the management of information security risks with a potential impact on aviation safety
    Proposed Regulatory framework on the conformity assessment of ATM/ANS systems and ATM/ANS constituents (ATM/ANS equipment)
    Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/123 laying down detailed rules for the implementation of ATM network functions
    Implementing Regulation 2017/373 laying down common requirements for providers of air traffic management/air navigation services and other air traffic management network functions and their oversight
    Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2021/664 of 22 April 2021 on a regulatory framework for the U-space


    Head Office
    4000 Parkway Whiteley
    Fareham, Hampshire PO15 7FL
    EU Office
    NATS, 4th Floor Avenue Cortenbergh 100
    Brussels 1000


  • People

    Total lobbyists declared


    Employment timeLobbyists

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)


    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    0 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 26 Feb 2024

    Name Start date End Date
    Ms Alison MACMASTER 05 Oct 2019 03 Oct 2020
    Mr Jevon SNELL 10 Sep 2019 10 Sep 2020
    Mr Jevon SNELL 04 Aug 2018 01 Aug 2019
    Ms Alison MACMASTER 21 Nov 2017 07 Nov 2018
    Mr Owen DAVIES 05 Aug 2017 04 Aug 2018
    Ms Alison MACMASTER 30 Sep 2016 21 Sep 2017
    Mr Jonathan ASTILL 30 Sep 2016 21 Sep 2017
    Mr Owen DAVIES 22 Aug 2016 01 Aug 2017
    Ms Alison MACMASTER 22 Sep 2015 17 Sep 2016
    Mr Jonathan ASTILL 22 Sep 2015 18 Sep 2016
    Mr Owen DAVIES 11 Aug 2015 07 Aug 2016
    Mr Owen DAVIES 02 Sep 2014 11 Aug 2015

    Complementary Information

    None declared

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

  • Categories


    Companies & groups

  • Networking


    NATS belongs to the Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation (CANSO)
    Borealis Alliance
    A6 Alliance
    Prospective member of SESAR 3 Joint Undertaking, subject to UK Association to Horizon Europe
    Member of the British Chamber of Commerce Belgium and EU

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Apr 2021 - Mar 2022

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    25,000€ - 49,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    Grant H2020 2,811,027€
    Grant Connecting Europe Facility 1,260,493€

    Major contributions in current year

    Grant H2020 406,036€
    Grant Connecting Europe Facility 7,099,265€

    Intermediaries for closed year

    hume brophy 50,000€ - 99,999€

    Intermediaries for current year

    hume brophy

    Closed year Costs

    25,000€ - 49,999€

    Other financial info

    Return of funding to DG MOVE against audit findings and unutilised pre-financing:

    FY 2021-22 -€ 13,042
    FY 2022-23 -€ 23,660

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)


    Groups (European Parliament)


    Communication activities

    Occasional mainly virtual (i.e. Webinars) events on related topics or UK development

    Other activities

    Implementation of Single European Sky Legislation and Aviation sector Implementing Rules

  • Meetings


    4 meetings found. Download meetings

    The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't proactively publish information about these meetings. For more information about which commissioner is responsible for which portfolio, check out this link: All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

    • Date 13 Nov 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject meeting with Jevon Snell
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Violeta Bulc
      Portfolio Transport
      • Joshua Salsby (Cabinet member)
    • Date 10 Oct 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject On aviation
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Violeta Bulc
      Portfolio Transport
      • Joshua Salsby (Cabinet member)
    • Date 21 Jan 2016 Location BERLAYMONT
      Subject Air navigation services and the single maket
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska
      Portfolio Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
      • Kaius Kristian Hedberg (Cabinet member)
      • Agnieszka Drzewoska (Cabinet member)
    • Date 13 Jan 2016 Location Brussels Belgium
      Subject Air traffic control services and EU trade agenda
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Cecilia Malmström
      Portfolio Trade
      • Jon Nyman (Cabinet member)
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