Aeropolitics http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7387/more en Australian government commits to second airport for Sydney http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/australian-government-commits-second-airport-sydney <div class="node-body article-body">The Australian government has approved a second airport for Sydney after decades of debate. The airport will be built at Badgerys Creek in Western Sydney. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/australian-government-commits-second-airport-sydney" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/australian-government-commits-second-airport-sydney#comments Airlines Regulation Daily News Airports & Routes Non-gated Articles Alan Joyce Badgerys Creek Qantas Sydney Airport Tony Abbott Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:01:00 +0000 122791 at http://atwonline.com BTS: Winter 2014 set records for cancellations, on-time performance http://atwonline.com/airlines/bts-winter-2014-set-records-cancellations-time-performance <div class="node-body article-body">Flight cancellations in February were the highest-ever for the month, according to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics. “The cancellation rate of 5.51% in February 2014 was the highest for any February, above the average of 2.88% in the previous 19 years and the … sixth highest (not including September 2001) for any month,” BTS said.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/bts-winter-2014-set-records-cancellations-time-performance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/bts-winter-2014-set-records-cancellations-time-performance#comments Airlines Regulation Daily News Operations Non-gated Articles : BTS Alaska Airlines American Airlines American Eagle Airlines cancellation delay Delta Air Lines DOT ExpressJet Airlines Frontier Airlines Hawaiian Airlines JetBlue Airways on-time tarmac Fri, 18 Apr 2014 19:49:00 +0000 122931 at http://atwonline.com Industry welcomes new EU rules on noise restrictions at airports http://atwonline.com/regulation/industry-welcomes-new-eu-rules-noise-restrictions-airports <div class="node-body article-body">The final plenary session of the current European Parliament has adopted a new regulation giving national and regional authorities the right to have the final say in setting noise-related operating restrictions at European Union (EU) airports without intervention from the European Commission. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/regulation/industry-welcomes-new-eu-rules-noise-restrictions-airports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/regulation/industry-welcomes-new-eu-rules-noise-restrictions-airports#comments Regulation Daily News Airports & Routes Airports Council International-Europe Association of European Airlines Athar Husain Khan EU airports European Commission European Parliament ICAO noise restrictions Olivier Jankovec plenary session Thu, 17 Apr 2014 20:19:00 +0000 122641 at http://atwonline.com ICAO confirms Ukraine’s Black Sea air navigation rights http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/icao-confirms-ukraine-s-black-sea-air-navigation-rights <div class="node-body article-body">As tensions heighten in the Ukraine, ICAO has confirmed Ukraine’s exclusive right to provide air navigation services in international airspace over the Black Sea within the Simferopol flight information region (FIR). </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/icao-confirms-ukraine-s-black-sea-air-navigation-rights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/icao-confirms-ukraine-s-black-sea-air-navigation-rights#comments Air Traffic Management Open Skies Daily News air navigation services Aviation Authorities of the Russian Federation Black Sea ICAO Simferopol Flight Information Region Ukrainian State Air Traffic Service Enterprise UkSATSE Thu, 17 Apr 2014 20:18:00 +0000 122691 at http://atwonline.com European Commission gets tough on FAB implementation http://atwonline.com/open-skies/european-commission-gets-tough-fab-implementation <div class="node-body article-body">The European Commission has launched the first infringement proceedings against European Union (EU) member states it believes are impeding progress on the Single European Sky (SES) through their failure to implement Functional Airspace Blocks (FABs).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/european-commission-gets-tough-fab-implementation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/european-commission-gets-tough-fab-implementation#comments Open Skies Daily News air traffic management EU European Commission European Union FAB functional airspace blocks SES Siim Kallas Single European Sky Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:03:00 +0000 122451 at http://atwonline.com European Commission revises aviation safety blacklist http://atwonline.com/regulation/european-commission-revises-aviation-safety-blacklist <div class="node-body article-body">The European Commission has updated its aviation safety list, also known as the airline blacklist, removing all airlines from Swaziland, as well as Philippine carrier Cebu Pacific. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/regulation/european-commission-revises-aviation-safety-blacklist" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/regulation/european-commission-revises-aviation-safety-blacklist#comments Airlines Regulation Daily News Air Astana aviation safety list blacklist Cebu Pacific EU European Commission European Union Siim Kallas Swaziland Wed, 16 Apr 2014 20:51:00 +0000 122561 at http://atwonline.com European Union lifts ban on Cebu Pacific http://atwonline.com/open-skies/european-union-lifts-ban-cebu-pacific <div class="node-body article-body">The European Union (EU) has lifted its ban on Philippine low-cost carrier (LCC) Cebu Pacific, enabling it to re-establish scheduled flights to Europe.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/european-union-lifts-ban-cebu-pacific" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/european-union-lifts-ban-cebu-pacific#comments Airlines Open Skies Daily News ban CAE Cebu Pacific Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines Clark Airport European Union FAA MRO Philippine Academy for Aviation Training Singapore Airlines Engineering Co. Tigerair Tue, 15 Apr 2014 20:40:00 +0000 122341 at http://atwonline.com <p>Cebu Pacific A330-300</p> Courtesy, Airbus Unruly passengers and bomb-threat tweeters should be made to pay http://atwonline.com/blog/unruly-passengers-and-bomb-threat-tweeters-should-be-made-pay <div class="node-body blog-body">Hands up, I’m not a Twitter fan. It has always seemed to me that something that begins with ‘twit’ should be avoided the way one skirts around bores at cocktail parties. But even if I’m wrong and Twitter really is a social revolution, this week’s incidents involving Twitter and airlines highlight the dangers of everyone being connected all the time to say anything they like, even if it’s no more than digital graffiti. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/atw-editors-blog-0">ATW Editor&#039;s Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/unruly-passengers-and-bomb-threat-tweeters-should-be-made-pay" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/unruly-passengers-and-bomb-threat-tweeters-should-be-made-pay#comments Airlines Regulation Safety ALPA American Airlines IATA ICAO tarmac delay Tokyo Convention twitter unruly passengers US Airways ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Tue, 15 Apr 2014 19:55:00 +0000 122351 at http://atwonline.com Transport MEPs back deal on noise-related restrictions at EU airports http://atwonline.com/regulation/transport-meps-back-deal-noise-related-restrictions-eu-airports <div class="node-body article-body">Noise-related operating restrictions at European Union (EU) airports will continue to be set by regional and national authorities, following a deal between Parliament and the Council of Ministers on Thursday. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/regulation/transport-meps-back-deal-noise-related-restrictions-eu-airports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/regulation/transport-meps-back-deal-noise-related-restrictions-eu-airports#comments Regulation Daily News Airports & Routes airports European Parliament European Union ICAO Jörg Leichtfried noise-related operating restrictions Transport and Tourism Committee Mon, 14 Apr 2014 20:33:00 +0000 122181 at http://atwonline.com EC proposes tough standards for civil RPAS in EU airspace http://atwonline.com/open-skies/ec-proposes-tough-standards-civil-rpas-eu-airspace <div class="node-body article-body">The European Commission has proposed tough new standards to regulate the operation of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) in European airspace.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/ec-proposes-tough-standards-civil-rpas-eu-airspace" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/ec-proposes-tough-standards-civil-rpas-eu-airspace#comments Open Skies Daily News European Commission Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems RPAS Fri, 11 Apr 2014 20:22:00 +0000 122111 at http://atwonline.com