Aeropolitics http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7387/more en Airlines downplay impact on US government shutdown for now http://atwonline.com/airlines/airlines-downplay-impact-us-government-shutdown-now <div class="node-body article-body">Airline executives acknowledge that the partial US government shutdown is affecting their businesses, but they are downplaying both immediate and long-term ramifications, seemingly betting on a near-term resolution to the stalemate that began Dec. 22, 2018.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/airlines-downplay-impact-us-government-shutdown-now" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/airlines-downplay-impact-us-government-shutdown-now#comments Airlines Government Affairs Daily News Wed, 16 Jan 2019 18:53:00 +0000 303901 at http://atwonline.com <p>Delta Air Lines doesn&rsquo;t expect the government shutdown to have a &ldquo;meaningful impact&rdquo; on the unit-cost guidance in either the [first] quarter or the year; however, the Atlanta-based carrier said the shutdown will likely cost $25 million in January.</p> Rob Finlayson FAA recalls inspectors, engineers to work during shutdown http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/faa-recalls-inspectors-engineers-work-during-shutdown <div class="node-body article-body">FAA is recalling aviation safety inspectors and engineers to work without pay during the ongoing partial shutdown of US government agencies.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/faa-recalls-inspectors-engineers-work-during-shutdown" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/faa-recalls-inspectors-engineers-work-during-shutdown#comments Government Affairs Daily News Wed, 16 Jan 2019 18:43:00 +0000 303891 at http://atwonline.com US federal judge denies NATCA request for restraining order http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/us-federal-judge-denies-natca-request-restraining-order <div class="node-body article-body">A federal judge on Jan. 15 declined to issue a temporary restraining order sought by the National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) to compel the US government to pay controllers who are required to work during the current funding shutdown.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/us-federal-judge-denies-natca-request-restraining-order" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/us-federal-judge-denies-natca-request-restraining-order#comments Air Traffic Management Government Affairs Daily News Wed, 16 Jan 2019 14:45:00 +0000 303831 at http://atwonline.com European airlines warn of capacity freeze as no-deal Brexit fears rise http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/european-airlines-warn-capacity-freeze-no-deal-brexit-fears-rise <div class="node-body article-body">Airlines and airports are warning of looming capacity freezes across Europe, after UK prime minister Theresa May's terms with the European Union (EU) for exiting the trade bloc was overwhelmingly rejected by the UK parliament.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/european-airlines-warn-capacity-freeze-no-deal-brexit-fears-rise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/european-airlines-warn-capacity-freeze-no-deal-brexit-fears-rise#comments Airlines Government Affairs Open Skies Daily News ATW Plus Wed, 16 Jan 2019 14:03:00 +0000 303821 at http://atwonline.com Getty Images TSA staffing shortages, delays grow as shutdown continues http://atwonline.com/security/tsa-staffing-shortages-delays-grow-shutdown-continues <div class="node-body article-body">Some US airports are warning of terminal closures and longer wait-times at Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screening lanes as the US partial federal government shutdown—now the longest in history—shows no sign of ending soon.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/security/tsa-staffing-shortages-delays-grow-shutdown-continues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/security/tsa-staffing-shortages-delays-grow-shutdown-continues#comments Daily News Security Airports & Routes ATW Plus Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:39:00 +0000 303721 at http://atwonline.com FAA to issue new rules for drone flights over people, at night http://atwonline.com/regulation/faa-issue-new-rules-drone-flights-over-people-night <div class="node-body article-body">The FAA will soon publish a proposed regulation that would allow flights of small drones for commercial purposes at night and over people under certain conditions.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/regulation/faa-issue-new-rules-drone-flights-over-people-night" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/regulation/faa-issue-new-rules-drone-flights-over-people-night#comments Regulation Daily News Mon, 14 Jan 2019 21:31:00 +0000 303661 at http://atwonline.com NATCA sues US government over shutdown http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/natca-sues-us-government-over-shutdown <div class="node-body article-body">The National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) on Jan. 11 filed suit against the US government, alleging its members are being unlawfully deprived of wages because of the partial government shutdown that began three weeks ago.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/natca-sues-us-government-over-shutdown" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/natca-sues-us-government-over-shutdown#comments Air Traffic Management Government Affairs Daily News Fri, 11 Jan 2019 22:24:00 +0000 303521 at http://atwonline.com UK ends final restrictions for carry-on PEDs http://atwonline.com/security/uk-ends-final-restrictions-carry-peds <div class="node-body article-body">The UK government has removed its remaining restrictions on the carriage of large personal electronic devices (PEDs) on flights from certain Middle Eastern countries.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/security/uk-ends-final-restrictions-carry-peds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/security/uk-ends-final-restrictions-carry-peds#comments Daily News Security Fri, 11 Jan 2019 17:06:00 +0000 303431 at http://atwonline.com NATCA protests ongoing partial US federal government shutdown http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/natca-protests-ongoing-partial-us-federal-government-shutdown <div class="node-body article-body">Supported by lawmakers and leaders of major aviation trade and labor groups, the National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) held a boisterous rally on the grounds of the US Capitol in Washington DC on Jan. 10 to protest the ongoing partial shutdown of the federal government.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/natca-protests-ongoing-partial-us-federal-government-shutdown" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/natca-protests-ongoing-partial-us-federal-government-shutdown#comments Air Traffic Management Government Affairs Daily News Fri, 11 Jan 2019 16:33:00 +0000 303411 at http://atwonline.com <p>NATCA president Paul Rinaldi addresses shutdown rally at the US Capitol in Washington DC on Jan. 10.</p> Bill Carey Frankfurt Airport security staff to strike Jan. 15 http://atwonline.com/labor/frankfurt-airport-security-staff-strike-jan-15 <div class="node-body article-body">Frankfurt Airport security staff, represented by the Verdi union, are planning a Jan. 15 strike, which is expected to cause major disruptions and flight cancellations. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/labor/frankfurt-airport-security-staff-strike-jan-15" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/labor/frankfurt-airport-security-staff-strike-jan-15#comments Daily News Security Labor Fri, 11 Jan 2019 16:01:00 +0000 303391 at http://atwonline.com