Government Affairs http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7404/more en Suspended South African Airways CEO resigns http://atwonline.com/airlines/suspended-south-african-airways-ceo-resigns <div class="node-body article-body">South African Airways (SAA) CEO Monwabisi Kalawe, who has been on suspension since last year, will resign with immediate effect in return for six months’ pay, plus leave, following an arbitration hearing.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/suspended-south-african-airways-ceo-resigns" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/suspended-south-african-airways-ceo-resigns#comments Airlines Government Affairs Daily News arbitration disciplinary dispute labor Monwabisi Kalawe SAA South African Airways suspended Fri, 24 Apr 2015 12:19:00 +0000 163601 at http://atwonline.com Airberlin resigns AEA membership over Gulf carrier dispute http://atwonline.com/associations/airberlin-resigns-aea-membership-over-gulf-carrier-dispute <div class="node-body article-body">Etihad Airways equity partner airberlin has resigned its membership of the Association of European Airlines (AEA), accusing the lobbying organization of taking a protectionist stance against the three major Gulf carriers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/associations/airberlin-resigns-aea-membership-over-gulf-carrier-dispute" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/associations/airberlin-resigns-aea-membership-over-gulf-carrier-dispute#comments Airlines Associations Government Affairs Open Skies Daily News AEA airberlin British Airways Etihad Airways Gulf carriers IAG Iberia International Airlines Group Qatar Airways Stefan Pichler the Association of European Airlines Willie Walsh Tue, 21 Apr 2015 19:55:00 +0000 163051 at http://atwonline.com <p>Airberlin A330-300</p> By Rob Finlayson Analysis — Haneda Histrionics http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/analysis-haneda-histrionics <div class="field-deck"> Delta keeps Seattle-Haneda authority, but isn’t happy with DOT </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The US Department of Transportation (DOT) decided not to ground Delta Air Lines’ Seattle-Tokyo Haneda service. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/analysis-haneda-histrionics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/analysis-haneda-histrionics#comments Airlines Government Affairs Airports & Routes Delta Air Lines Tokyo Haneda US DOT Mon, 20 Apr 2015 13:29:00 +0000 162931 at http://atwonline.com Credit: Rob Finlayson US review of Gulf carriers should establish facts vs fancy http://atwonline.com/blog/us-review-gulf-carriers-should-establish-facts-vs-fancy <div class="node-body blog-body">As the campaign led by American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines sped from secret briefings in Washington DC to the broad media and loud finger-pointing, one thing became clear. The US carriers are eager for a fight against Emirates, Etihad and Qatar and their state owners. So if there’s to be a bruising, then the facts should be established in as far as they are directly relevant to what is or is not fair competition. </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="http://atwonline.com/blog/us-review-gulf-carriers-should-establish-facts-vs-fancy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/us-review-gulf-carriers-should-establish-facts-vs-fancy#comments Blogs Government Affairs Open Skies American antitrust Delta DOT Emirates Etihad Gulf carriers Open Skies Qatar UAE United ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Sun, 19 Apr 2015 18:26:00 +0000 162921 at http://atwonline.com Editorial: US review of Gulf carriers should establish facts vs fancy http://atwonline.com/open-skies/editorial-us-review-gulf-carriers-should-establish-facts-vs-fancy <div class="node-body article-body">As the campaign led by American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines sped from secret briefings in Washington DC to the broad media and loud finger-pointing, one thing became clear. The US carriers are eager for a fight against Emirates, Etihad and Qatar and their state owners. So if there’s to be a bruising, then the facts should be established in as far as they are directly relevant to what is or is not fair competition. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/editorial-us-review-gulf-carriers-should-establish-facts-vs-fancy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/editorial-us-review-gulf-carriers-should-establish-facts-vs-fancy#comments Airlines Government Affairs Open Skies Editorial American antitrust Delta DOT Emirates Etihad Gulf carriers open skies Qatar UAE United Sun, 19 Apr 2015 18:21:00 +0000 162911 at http://atwonline.com UK to create aviation ombudsman to resolve passenger complaints http://atwonline.com/regulation/uk-create-aviation-ombudsman-resolve-passenger-complaints <div class="node-body article-body">The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) will create an “aviation ombudsman” with powers to compel airlines to pay compensation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/regulation/uk-create-aviation-ombudsman-resolve-passenger-complaints" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/regulation/uk-create-aviation-ombudsman-resolve-passenger-complaints#comments Airlines Government Affairs Regulation Daily News ADR Directive ADR schemes ATW Plus aviation ombudsman Civil Aviation Authority Iain Osborne passenger complaint resolution Wed, 15 Apr 2015 21:04:00 +0000 162601 at http://atwonline.com US government to review Gulf carrier subsidy claims; establishes forum for comment http://atwonline.com/open-skies/us-government-review-gulf-carrier-subsidy-claims-establishes-forum-comment <div class="node-body article-body">The US is reviewing a report that alleges Emirates Airline, Etihad Airways and Qatar Airways receive billions of dollars of state subsidies. The government has also established an open forum where information and views on the issue can be submitted.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/us-government-review-gulf-carrier-subsidy-claims-establishes-forum-comment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/us-government-review-gulf-carrier-subsidy-claims-establishes-forum-comment#comments Airlines Government Affairs Open Skies Regulation Daily News American American for Fair Skies Delta Emirates Etihad Gulf carriers open skies Qatar Qatar Airways UAE United Airlines Mon, 13 Apr 2015 19:45:00 +0000 162141 at http://atwonline.com Russia gives $1.9 billion to United Aircraft Corp. for SSJ100 program http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/russia-gives-19-billion-united-aircraft-corp-ssj100-program <div class="node-body article-body">The Russian government will give RUB100 billion ($1.9 billion) to United Aircraft Corp. (UAC) this year for the Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100) program. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/russia-gives-19-billion-united-aircraft-corp-ssj100-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/russia-gives-19-billion-united-aircraft-corp-ssj100-program#comments Airframes Government Affairs Daily News Manufacturers ATW Plus Denis Manturov Mikhail Pogosyan Sukhoi Superjet 100 United Aircraft Corporation VLM Yury Slusar Thu, 09 Apr 2015 17:54:00 +0000 161961 at http://atwonline.com <p>SSJ100</p> Courtesy, Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Corp. Commission approves three state aid schemes for airports and airlines in France http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/commission-approves-three-state-aid-schemes-airports-and-airlines-france <div class="node-body article-body">The European Commission has approved three state aid schemes for the French aviation sector on the basis of new Guidelines on state aid to airports and airlines adopted in February 2014. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/commission-approves-three-state-aid-schemes-airports-and-airlines-france" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/commission-approves-three-state-aid-schemes-airports-and-airlines-france#comments Government Affairs Daily News Airports & Routes Competition Policy European Commission France Guidelines on state aid in the aviation sector Margrethe Vestager regional connectivity state aid Thu, 09 Apr 2015 17:48:00 +0000 161951 at http://atwonline.com London City Airport ‘perplexed’ by mayor’s refusal http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/london-city-airport-perplexed-mayor-s-refusal <div class="node-body article-body">London City Airport (LCY) reports being ‘perplexed and disappointed’ at the refusal of the city’s civic head to allow a major expansion to proceed.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/london-city-airport-perplexed-mayor-s-refusal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/london-city-airport-perplexed-mayor-s-refusal#comments Government Affairs Daily News Airports & Routes Boris Johnson business CADP expansion LCY London City airport mayor Thu, 02 Apr 2015 14:42:00 +0000 161191 at http://atwonline.com <p>British Airways Airbus A318 at London City Airport</p> Credit: Rob Finlayson