Aeropolitics en Asia-Pacific turboprop safety continues to improve despite accidents <div class="node-body article-body">Asia-Pacific carriers are continuing to make improvements to the safety of turboprop operations, according to the region’s major airline industry group.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Associations Daily News Safety ATW Plus Fri, 13 Jan 2017 17:22:00 +0000 235701 at Chao: ‘National consensus’ necessary for ATC reorganization <div class="node-body article-body">President-elect Donald Trump’s team has not made a decision regarding separating US air traffic control (ATC) from FAA, US transportation secretary nominee Elaine Chao said in a Jan. 11 Senate confirmation hearing.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Air Traffic Management Government Affairs Daily News Wed, 11 Jan 2017 17:23:00 +0000 235451 at <p>Elaine Chao, President-elect Donald Trump&rsquo;s nominee to be US transportation secretary, arrives for her Senate confirmation hearing Jan. 11.</p> Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images DOT begins US-Mexico slot transfer process <div class="node-body article-body">Now that Aeromexico and Delta Air Lines have accepted the regulatory conditions they must satisfy to start a transborder joint venture, the US Transportation Department (DOT) has initiated the process for transferring slots from those carriers to competitors.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Regulation Daily News Airports & Routes ATW Plus Tue, 10 Jan 2017 18:28:00 +0000 235311 at Poll Question: Should passengers be allowed to transport guns in checked baggage? <div class="node-body advpoll_binary-body"><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/" style="width: 200px; height: 150px;" /></p> </div><form action="/poll/01092017" accept-charset="UTF-8" method="post" id="advpoll-voting-binary-form-0" class="advpoll-vote"> <div><div class="poll"> <div class="advpoll-available-choices"> <div class="vote-choices"> <div class="form-radios"><div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-4141-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-4141"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-4141" name="choice" value="4141" class="form-radio" /> Yes</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-4151-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-4151"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-4151" name="choice" value="4151" class="form-radio" /> No</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-4161-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-4161"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-4161" name="choice" value="4161" class="form-radio" /> Only with restrictions, supervision and without ammo</label> </div> </div> </div> </div> <input type="hidden" name="ajax" id="edit-ajax" value="" class="ajax" /> <input type="hidden" name="nid" id="edit-nid" value="235211" class="edit-nid" /> <input type="submit" name="op" id="edit-vote-binary-0" value="Answer" class="form-submit" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_build_id" id="form-u06kX3_x_okCnK1LVxoaj2RXCPzPEYOEhdf_Mej6QMY" value="form-u06kX3_x_okCnK1LVxoaj2RXCPzPEYOEhdf_Mej6QMY" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_id" id="edit-advpoll-voting-binary-form" value="advpoll_voting_binary_form" /> </div> </div></form> Security Mon, 09 Jan 2017 20:24:25 +0000 235211 at Aviation’s 2017 nightmares begin in Fort Lauderdale <div class="node-body blog-body">There is still a lot to be learned from today’s shooting incident at Fort Lauderdale Airport, but this is the nightmare the industry – especially US airlines and airports – feared as we entered a new year.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Security Safety Airports & Routes Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Fri, 06 Jan 2017 20:16:00 +0000 235061 at Five confirmed dead in Fort Lauderdale airport shooting <div class="node-body article-body">[DEVELOPING STORY] Five people were killed in a shooting at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood (Florida) International Airport (FLL), police have confirmed.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Security Daily News Safety Airports & Routes Fri, 06 Jan 2017 19:18:00 +0000 235041 at <p>People wait on the tarmac of Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in Florida after a shooting.</p> Joe Raedle/Getty Images UK launches consultation on drone technology <div class="node-body article-body">The British government has launched a consultation concerning the safety and privacy of unmanned aerial systems as it looks to widen their use in society. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Regulation Daily News Safety Technology ATW Plus Wed, 04 Jan 2017 18:21:00 +0000 234791 at Uncertain Times: The global airline industry’s 2017 watch points <div class="node-body blog-body">No matter your industry or priorities, the common feeling entering 2017 is one of uncertainty about how this year will turn out. The airline industry is no exception, so here are a few thoughts on five watch points that could make the difference between a good and a not-so-good year:</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aeropolitics Airlines Aircraft & Engines Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Tue, 03 Jan 2017 21:55:00 +0000 234701 at US customs airport processing outage caused by Dec. 28 software update <div class="node-body article-body">A technical outage shut down US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) processing at multiple US airports the evening of Monday, Jan. 2, creating lengthy delays for thousands of passengers returning from the holidays. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Security Daily News Tue, 03 Jan 2017 19:06:00 +0000 234661 at White House report calls for eliminating growth in industry “hidden fees” <div class="node-body article-body">The White House has published a detailed report on “hidden fees” in the price of goods and services, including airline tickets, and is calling for the growth in such fees to be mitigated or eliminated</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Government Affairs Daily News Fri, 30 Dec 2016 17:54:00 +0000 234551 at stephen melkisethian