High Level Conference on the Future
of the European Court of Human Rights
Brighton, United Kingdom, 18-20 April 2012
Arrivals and Departures
Delegations are kindly asked to consider the distance between UK port of
entry/departure, proximity of accommodation and conference location when
making a decision on arrival and departure timings. Journey times should be
planned around travelling in normal traffic and delegations should not rely
on motorcycle escorts.
To ensure your arrival at your preferred airport is swift and efficient,
we would also be grateful if you could provide details of all those
travelling, including those not attending the conference, by fully
completing the registration form.
For those arriving by commercial flights who wish to use the VIP suites
that serve Terminals 1-5 at Heathrow, their Embassy/High Commission will be
responsible for making the booking directly with BAA on +44 (0)20 8757 2223. For those wishing to make reservations at the Sussex Suite at Gatwick, you
should contact Signature Flight Support on +44 (0)1293 505334. The cost of the VIP
suite at Heathrow and Gatwick for the Head of Delegation will be covered by
the British Government. Once VIP suite facilities are booked, a reference
will be given to the Embassy/High Commission in order to assist with the
clearance of any cars attending the suites.
Airport security clearance of London Embassy/ High Commission cars is the
responsibility of the Embassy/High Commission and must be requested at least
24 hours in advance from Airport Security at the appropriate airport.
Delegations wishing to arrive in the UK on private aircraft should
reserve slots in the normal way however due to limited capacity your
preferred slot may be difficult to obtain.
Alternative airports to consider, but not limited to, are: Tag
Farnborough, London Gatwick, London Stansted, London Luton, London City and
Arrival and departure slot arrangements should be made by your nominated
country handling agent in conjunction with a UK handling agent. There are
several handling agents in the UK operating at the different airports.
If you have any questions regarding the Arrival/Departure, please contact
Tel No: +44 (0)207 008 8112, E-mail:
It is the responsibility of the Embassy/High Commission to ensure that
any staff members who hold Airport ID passes have them properly activated
for use at London airports. BAA ID passes are no longer valid at London
Gatwick. To go airside at London Gatwick you should hold a Gatwick specific
Airport ID. Further details on passes can be obtained from: London Heathrow
Changes to Flight Bookings
If there is a change to departure
plans, the responsibility for rearranging flight bookings and VIP Suite
bookings will fall to the London Embassy/High Commission.