Aeropolitics en Airbus chief urges action on US ATC system reform <div class="node-body article-body">Action, not more debate, is needed to transition the US air traffic system out of FAA and into a stand-alone corporation, Airbus Americas’ chief and former FAA administrator Allan McArtor told a Washington DC audience Sept. 2.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Air Traffic Management Airlines Government Affairs Daily News Airbus ATC ERAM FAA McArtor NATCA Wed, 02 Sep 2015 21:25:00 +0000 178671 at FAA names executives to head UAS integration <div class="node-body article-body">FAA has named Marke Gibson and Earl Lawrence to two executive-level positions that will “guide the agency’s approach to safe, timely and efficient integration of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) into US airspace.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Government Affairs Daily News People Technology Earl Lawrence FAA Marke Gibson UAS unmanned aircraft systems Wed, 02 Sep 2015 19:39:00 +0000 178641 at Analysis - Seeking Pilots <div class="field-deck"> US regional airlines and ALPA squabble over how real the “pilot shortage” is. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Is there a pilot shortage in the US? It depends on whom you ask.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Analysis Associations Safety Training ALPA pilot shortage Tim Canoll US Pilot shortage Tue, 01 Sep 2015 19:42:00 +0000 178481 at Thinkstock UK pilots warn on batteries and fatigue <div class="node-body article-body">The British Airline Pilots’ Association (BALPA) has issued warnings to both passengers and carriers over potential risks to safety. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Associations Daily News Safety BALPA batteries British Airline Pilots’ Association extinguish fatigue fire lithium runaway thermal Tue, 01 Sep 2015 18:42:00 +0000 178401 at The Third Way <div class="field-deck"> There’s still a long road ahead before the UK sees more runway capacity. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The UK government-appointed Airports Commission published its long-awaited report at the beginning of July, setting out recommendations for expanding aviation capacity in the UK.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Government Affairs Airports & Routes EU Air Quality Directive London Gatwick Airport London Heathrow Airport UK Airports Commission Tue, 01 Sep 2015 18:27:00 +0000 178391 at <p>Shown is an artist&#39;s rendering of the Heathrow Central Terminal Area planned for 2030.</p> LHR Airports Delta lawyer: US should request Gulf carrier capacity freeze <div class="node-body article-body">The coalition led by the three US legacy carriers and organized labor is asking the US government to request the three Gulf airlines freeze capacity to the US. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Open Skies Daily News ATW On-Location ATW Plus Ben Hirst Boyd Group’s International Aviation Forecast Summit Delta Air Lines Department of Transportation Emirates Airline JetBlue open skies Persian Gulf carriers Qatar Robin Hayes UAE United Arab Emirates Tue, 01 Sep 2015 15:36:00 +0000 178321 at Dash-8 pilot calls near-collision with UAV ‘possibly catastrophic’ <div class="node-body article-body">The pilot of a Bombardier Dash-8 regional airliner has described a near-collision with an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) while on approach to London’s City Airport as “possibly catastrophic.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airframes Regulation Daily News Technology ATW Plus Bombardier Dash-8 drone European Aviation Safety Agency London City airport UAV UK Civil Aviation Authority unmanned aerial vehicles Tue, 01 Sep 2015 14:54:00 +0000 178301 at UK shortlists 15 new regional routes for government startup funding <div class="node-body article-body">The UK Department for Transport (DfT) has short-listed 15 new routes from UK airports handling less than 5 million passengers a year that it believes qualify for government startup funding according to European Commission guidelines. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Government Affairs Daily News Airports & Routes Department for Transport DfT Regional Air Connectivity Fund Mon, 31 Aug 2015 13:33:00 +0000 178161 at Regional Airline Association appoints new president <div class="node-body article-body">On Aug. 28, Faye Malarkey Black was appointed president of the Washington, DC-based Regional Airline Association (RAA). </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Associations Labor Daily News Cape Air Faye Malarkey Black pilot shortage RAA Regional Airline Association Fri, 28 Aug 2015 19:34:00 +0000 178111 at <p>Faye Black, RAA</p> RAA Wanted: New IATA DG; must travel - French & guitar skills an advantage <div class="node-body blog-body">The biggest question from today’s news that Tony Tyler will retire next year from his position as IATA director general is, who will succeed him?</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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Associations Blogs Government Affairs IATA Tony Tyler ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Fri, 28 Aug 2015 18:42:00 +0000 178101 at <p>credit: IATA</p>