Aeropolitics en FAA grants Kenya Category 1 safety rating <div class="node-body article-body">FAA, under its International Aviation Safety Assessment (IASA) program, has granted Kenya a Category 1 rating, determining the East African country’s civil aviation authority meets ICAO safety standards.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Regulation Daily News Safety Mon, 27 Feb 2017 21:45:00 +0000 239871 at Trump gives first hint of budget priorities; DOT may face reductions <div class="node-body article-body">US President Donald Trump has given the first preview of his budget priorities for the federal government, indicating significant spending reductions in areas outside of the military and law and immigration enforcement.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Government Affairs Daily News Mon, 27 Feb 2017 21:00:00 +0000 239841 at <p>US President Donald Trump addresses US state governors at the White House Feb. 27.</p> Aude Guerrucci-Pool/Getty Images Editorial: Airlines Need More Notice When Immigration Rules Change <div class="node-body article-body">The Trump administration's January executive order on immigration posed a shocking and unnecessary burden on airlines and airports.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ATW Magazine Regulation Opinions Tue, 21 Feb 2017 22:21:00 +0000 238991 at Russia’s Kaliningrad region eyes new carrier <div class="node-body article-body">The Kaliningrad region of Russia wants to establish a regional airline. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Government Affairs Daily News Tue, 21 Feb 2017 19:58:00 +0000 239341 at European regional airlines urge safety agency to intervene in flight delay court cases <div class="node-body article-body">The European Regions Airline Association (ERA) is seeking assistance from the continent’s safety authority for carriers facing heavy compensation costs following flight delays.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Associations Regulation Daily News Safety Mon, 20 Feb 2017 17:07:00 +0000 239191 at Nigerian state takes control of Arik Air <div class="node-body article-body">Nigeria’s largest airline, Arik Air, has suspended its two long-haul international routes following a temporary takeover of the company by a state entity.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aeropolitics Airlines Daily News Wed, 15 Feb 2017 20:46:00 +0000 238801 at <p>Arik Air Boeing 737-800</p> Rob Finlayson A4E gives first anniversary progress report <div class="node-body article-body">Lobby group Airlines for Europe (A4E) has completed its first year of operations, bringing both successes and some ongoing frustrations.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Associations Daily News ATW On-Location ATW Plus Tue, 14 Feb 2017 19:18:00 +0000 238681 at Russia lifts AOC restrictions for Pskovavia <div class="node-body article-body">Russian authorities have removed temporary restrictions on the air operator’s certificate (AOC) of Pskov-based regional carrier Pskovavia. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Regulation Daily News Tue, 14 Feb 2017 16:24:00 +0000 238641 at Report: Europe on verge of new, anti-Gulf aviation policy <div class="node-body article-body">The European Commission (EC) is preparing an imminent revision of an aviation policy that may take aim at the major Gulf airlines and their increasing penetration into the European market.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Government Affairs Open Skies Daily News Fri, 10 Feb 2017 18:48:00 +0000 238431 at Trump: FAA administrator should be ‘a really good pilot’ <div class="node-body article-body">During a White House meeting with US airline and airport executives, US President Donald Trump was surprised to learn that FAA administrator Michael Huerta is not a pilot and said it would be “better to have a pilot” leading the agency.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Air Traffic Management Government Affairs Daily News Fri, 10 Feb 2017 18:21:00 +0000 238421 at <p>US President Donald Trump greets Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian at the start of a Feb. 9 White House meeting with airline and airport executives.</p> Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images