Government Affairs http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7404/more en 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 Commentary - Perimeter Logic http://atwonline.com/commentary/commentary-perimeter-logic <div class="field-byline"> By Alexander McIntyre, Emory University student, Atlanta, Georgia </div> <div class="field-deck"> Lifting the Wright Amendment at Dallas Love Field offers lessons to New York. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">On the morning of Oct. 13, 2014, a new era dawned for the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex: one free of the Wright Amendment. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/commentary/commentary-perimeter-logic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/commentary/commentary-perimeter-logic#comments Airlines Government Affairs Commentary ATW Plus Dallas Fort Worth International Airport New York LaGuardia Airport Wright Amendment Wed, 01 Apr 2015 18:12:00 +0000 161051 at http://atwonline.com Russia to reduce taxes for domestic airlines http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/russia-reduce-taxes-domestic-airlines <div class="node-body article-body">The Russian government has approved a bill to reduce the value-added tax (VAT) from 18% to 10% for airlines operating domestic flights. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/russia-reduce-taxes-domestic-airlines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/russia-reduce-taxes-domestic-airlines#comments Airlines Government Affairs Daily News Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev State Duma Transaero Ural Airlines UTair value-added tax Wed, 25 Mar 2015 13:25:00 +0000 160281 at http://atwonline.com US airlines endorse ATC privatization http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-control/us-airlines-endorse-atc-privatization <div class="node-body article-body">American Airlines chairman and CEO Doug Parker told Congress that US airlines favor moving US air traffic control (ATC) to “a commercialized, non-profit type governance structure.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-control/us-airlines-endorse-atc-privatization" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-control/us-airlines-endorse-atc-privatization#comments Air Traffic Control Government Affairs Daily News A4A air traffic control air traffic management Airlines for America American Airlines ATC ATC privatization Bill Shuster Doug Parker House of Representatives National Air Tra NAV Canada Paul Rinaldi Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Tue, 24 Mar 2015 20:38:00 +0000 160241 at http://atwonline.com EU seeks mandate for talks with Gulf states over subsidies http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/eu-seeks-mandate-talks-gulf-states-over-subsidies <div class="node-body article-body">Citing “distortions in the market,” European Union (EU) transport commissioner Violeta Bulc said she will seek a new mandate from EU countries to open talks with the United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Saudi Arabia over “unfair subsidies to airlines.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/eu-seeks-mandate-talks-gulf-states-over-subsidies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/eu-seeks-mandate-talks-gulf-states-over-subsidies#comments Airlines Government Affairs Open Skies Daily News American Airlines ATW Plus Delta Air Lines Emirates Airline EU European Commission France Germany Lufthansa Qatar Saudi Arabia subsidies UAE United Airlines United Arab Emirates Wed, 18 Mar 2015 21:28:00 +0000 159601 at http://atwonline.com Significant FAA reform discussed; disagreements center on funding http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/significant-faa-reform-discussed-disagreements-center-funding <div class="node-body article-body">Openness to a restructuring of FAA—including fundamental air traffic control (ATC) reform—appears to be widespread in government and among industry stakeholders, but disputes over the agency’s funding threaten to unravel any potential consensus on reorganizing FAA.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/significant-faa-reform-discussed-disagreements-center-funding" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/significant-faa-reform-discussed-disagreements-center-funding#comments Airlines Government Affairs Daily News Trade Shows & Conferences A4A ACI-NA air traffic control Airlines for America Airports Council International-North America ATC ATW Plus Bill Shuster Cargo Airline Association FAA reauthorization Kevin Burke Passenger Facility Charge PFC priva Sharon Pinkerton Stephen Alterman Wed, 18 Mar 2015 19:52:00 +0000 159551 at http://atwonline.com