Aeropolitics http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7387/more en Time is fast running out to prevent a Brexit aviation crisis http://atwonline.com/blog/time-fast-running-out-prevent-brexit-aviation-crisis <div class="node-body blog-body">With every ticking minute towards the day when the UK exits the European Union (EU), anxiety is growing among those in the airline industry about when replacement agreements will be secured to ensure uninterrupted commercial air traffic in and out of the UK.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/time-fast-running-out-prevent-brexit-aviation-crisis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/time-fast-running-out-prevent-brexit-aviation-crisis#comments Aeropolitics Daily News Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Sat, 16 Dec 2017 16:55:00 +0000 268231 at http://atwonline.com New DHS measures for VWP countries require border screenings http://atwonline.com/security/new-dhs-measures-vwp-countries-require-border-screenings <div class="node-body article-body">The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued new security requirements for the 38 countries participating in the Visa Waiver Program (VWP) Dec. 15, including requiring VWP countries to systematically screen travelers crossing their respective borders against US counterterrorism information. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/security/new-dhs-measures-vwp-countries-require-border-screenings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/security/new-dhs-measures-vwp-countries-require-border-screenings#comments Security Daily News ATW Plus Fri, 15 Dec 2017 21:32:00 +0000 268221 at http://atwonline.com Russia and Egypt sign security measure to resume flights http://atwonline.com/security/russia-and-egypt-sign-security-measure-resume-flights <div class="node-body article-body">Russia and Egypt plan to re-establish flights between the countries next year after signing a new protocol specializing in aviation security measures, which becomes effective in 30 days. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/security/russia-and-egypt-sign-security-measure-resume-flights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/security/russia-and-egypt-sign-security-measure-resume-flights#comments Open Skies Security Daily News ATW Plus Fri, 15 Dec 2017 18:32:00 +0000 268141 at http://atwonline.com Editorial: Gulf Open Skies decision is right call http://atwonline.com/blog/editorial-gulf-open-skies-decision-right-call <div class="node-body blog-body">Despite a renewed campaign against the hub Gulf carriers, the three US major airlines ended the year with essentially nothing gained.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/editorial-gulf-open-skies-decision-right-call" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/editorial-gulf-open-skies-decision-right-call#comments Aeropolitics Daily News Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Fri, 15 Dec 2017 14:46:00 +0000 268091 at http://atwonline.com DOT opens new frequency allocation for Havana flights http://atwonline.com/regulation/dot-opens-new-frequency-allocation-havana-flights <div class="node-body article-body">The US Department of Transportation (DOT) is opening a new frequency allocation proceeding to assign six daily roundtrip slots between the US and Havana, Cuba.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/regulation/dot-opens-new-frequency-allocation-havana-flights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/regulation/dot-opens-new-frequency-allocation-havana-flights#comments Open Skies Regulation Daily News ATW Plus Thu, 14 Dec 2017 20:23:00 +0000 268031 at http://atwonline.com UK eases large electronics ban http://atwonline.com/security/uk-eases-large-electronics-ban <div class="node-body article-body">The UK will now allow large electronic items in the cabin on the majority of flights from Turkey and Tunisia, relaxing restrictions imposed on security grounds earlier this year.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/security/uk-eases-large-electronics-ban" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/security/uk-eases-large-electronics-ban#comments Security Daily News Wed, 13 Dec 2017 15:54:00 +0000 267861 at http://atwonline.com US to hold informal talks with Gulf states, but takes no action on Open Skies http://atwonline.com/open-skies/us-hold-informal-talks-gulf-states-takes-no-action-open-skies <div class="node-body article-body">The US State Department has informed US airlines and labor groups that it will not formally reopen negotiations on Open Skies agreements with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Qatar, but instead will engage the Gulf countries in informal talks over alleged subsidies to Gulf airlines.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/us-hold-informal-talks-gulf-states-takes-no-action-open-skies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/us-hold-informal-talks-gulf-states-takes-no-action-open-skies#comments Government Affairs Open Skies Daily News ATW Plus Tue, 12 Dec 2017 21:35:00 +0000 267821 at http://atwonline.com <p>Emirates Airbus A380</p> Rob Finlayson European Commission clears easyJet’s airberlin deal http://atwonline.com/airlines/european-commission-clears-easyjet-s-airberlin-deal <div class="node-body article-body">The European Commission (EC) has allowed easyJet to take over airberlin’s Berlin Tegel Airport base, but there are increasing concerns that airberlin subsidiary NIKI may collapse if the authority blocks its takeover by Lufthansa.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/european-commission-clears-easyjet-s-airberlin-deal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/european-commission-clears-easyjet-s-airberlin-deal#comments Airlines Regulation Daily News ATW Plus Tue, 12 Dec 2017 19:02:00 +0000 267791 at http://atwonline.com <p>Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager</p> European Commission EU, Tunisia close in on aviation agreement http://atwonline.com/regulation/eu-tunisia-close-aviation-agreement <div class="node-body article-body">The European Union (EU) and Tunisia have agreed the terms for a new aviation agreement, which is expected to grow annual traffic by up to 13% per year when it is finalized.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/regulation/eu-tunisia-close-aviation-agreement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/regulation/eu-tunisia-close-aviation-agreement#comments Government Affairs Regulation Daily News ATW Plus Tue, 12 Dec 2017 18:04:00 +0000 267771 at http://atwonline.com European Commission confirms Brexit implications http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/european-commission-confirms-brexit-implications <div class="node-body article-body">The European Commission Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport has confirmed the ramifications of the UK’s exit from the European Union (Brexit) on air transport.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/european-commission-confirms-brexit-implications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/european-commission-confirms-brexit-implications#comments Airlines Government Affairs Regulation Daily News Tue, 12 Dec 2017 15:37:00 +0000 267761 at http://atwonline.com BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images