DAP is responsible for the planning and regulation of all UK airspace, including the navigation and communications infrastructure to support safe and efficient operations. DAP is staffed by civilian and military experts with experience of commercial, business, recreational and military aviation.
Details of the Sections within DAP and their responsibilities can be found via the link below.
To provide a policy structure to enable a modernised air traffic management system that provides safe, efficient airspace, that has the capacity to meet reasonable demand, balances the needs of all users and mitigates the impact of aviation on the environment.
Key Eurpean Airspace Initiatives where DAP are a major contributor.
The Airspace & Safety Initiative (ASI) is a joint CAA, NATS, AOA, GA and MoD effort to investigate and tackle the major safety risks in UK airspace.