Aeropolitics en EASA and FAA streamline certification processes <div class="node-body article-body">European air transport regulator EASA and its US counterpart the FAA have updated their aviation safety agreement, paving the way for simpler certifications. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Regulation Daily News Manufacturers Fri, 20 Oct 2017 11:56:00 +0000 263311 at Wizz Air applies for UK AOC on Brexit preparations <div class="node-body article-body">Central and Eastern European LCC Wizz Air has applied for a UK air operator’s certificate (AOC) to preserve its traffic rights as the UK prepares to leave the European Union (EU) (Brexit).</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Regulation Daily News Fri, 20 Oct 2017 11:28:00 +0000 263301 at <p>Wizz Air A320-200</p> Wikimedia European regionals elect new representatives <div class="node-body article-body">ASL Airlines Ireland’s director of corporate affairs, Andrew Kelly, has been named president of the European Regions Airline Association (ERA), the organization announced at its AGM in Athens Oct. 19.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Associations Daily News People Thu, 19 Oct 2017 19:39:00 +0000 263271 at Russia spends nearly $6 million on Kaliningrad subsidy program <div class="node-body article-body">Russia spent RUB341.5 million ($5.9 million) on subsidies for the Kaliningrad subsidy program, which ran from May 15-Oct. 15, down 5.2% year-over-year, according to Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency, Rosaviatsia.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Government Affairs Daily News ATW Plus Thu, 19 Oct 2017 13:05:00 +0000 263221 at <p>Aeroflot A320</p> Rob Finlayson Second US federal court blocks most of latest travel ban <div class="node-body article-body">A second US federal district court judge issued a block Oct. 17 on the Trump administration’s third travel ban, which had been scheduled to take effect Oct. 18. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Security Daily News Wed, 18 Oct 2017 19:06:00 +0000 263011 at Planes, Politics & Protectionism <div class="node-body blog-body">It’s ironic that the US is seeing a surge in activity that smacks of protectionism under a Republican president; one who campaigned on his credentials as a businessman. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Government Affairs Aircraft & Engines Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Wed, 18 Oct 2017 16:51:00 +0000 262971 at Third US travel ban largely blocked by federal judge <div class="node-body article-body">A federal judge in Hawaii on Oct. 17 reportedly blocked a large portion of the Trump administration’s third attempt at a foreign travel ban to the US, a day before the ban was set to take effect. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Security Daily News Tue, 17 Oct 2017 20:22:00 +0000 262861 at Turkish US-Turkey bookings drop; transfer business up after visa row <div class="node-body article-body">Turkish Airlines has said passenger bookings between Turkey and the US have sharply decreased following the suspension of visa applications among the two countries for travel from Oct. 16, 2017 to March 31, 2018.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Security Daily News ATW Plus Tue, 17 Oct 2017 20:07:00 +0000 262841 at <p>Turkish Airlines Boeing 777-300ER</p> Rob Finlayson Canada confirms UAV struck commercial aircraft <div class="node-body article-body">An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) struck a commercial aircraft last week as it flew into Quebec City airport, the Canadian Minister of Transport said in a statement Sunday. The aircraft, flown by Skyjet, sustained minor damage but landed safely.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Regulation Daily News Safety Mon, 16 Oct 2017 12:18:00 +0000 262631 at <p>Canadian Transport Minister Marc Garneau announcing new UAV operation rules in March 2017.</p> Canadian Ministry of Transport FAA adopts Stage 5 noise standard on new aircraft designs <div class="node-body article-body">FAA has adopted a new noise standard that will result in a volume decrease of seven decibels (dBs) for certain newly designed subsonic aircraft. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Eco-Aviation Regulation Daily News Fri, 13 Oct 2017 17:49:00 +0000 262571 at