Government Affairs http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7404/more en European Commission to audit exit screening in Ebola-affected countries http://atwonline.com/safety/european-commission-audit-exit-screening-ebola-affected-countries <div class="node-body article-body">A high-level meeting of 21 European health ministers, co-organized by the Italian Presidency and the European Commission, has failed to reach common ground on the issue of entry screening at Europe’s airports for passengers arriving from Ebola-affected countries.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/european-commission-audit-exit-screening-ebola-affected-countries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/european-commission-audit-exit-screening-ebola-affected-countries#comments Government Affairs Security Daily News Safety Department of State Ebola European Centre for Disease Prevention & Control European Commission European health ministers European Union Italian Presidency Tonio Borg WHO World Health Organization Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:16:00 +0000 142801 at http://atwonline.com TSA administrator Pistole to step down Dec. 31 http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/tsa-administrator-pistole-step-down-dec-31 <div class="node-body article-body">US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) head John Pistole will retire effective Dec. 31, TSA announced Thursday.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/tsa-administrator-pistole-step-down-dec-31" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/tsa-administrator-pistole-step-down-dec-31#comments Government Affairs Daily News People Department of Homeland Security DHS Jeh Johnson John Pistole Transportation Security Administration TSA Thu, 16 Oct 2014 19:53:00 +0000 142571 at http://atwonline.com <p>Transportation Security Administration head John Pistole</p> Courtesy, TSA ACI Europe calls for urgent coordination on EU-wide response to entry screening http://atwonline.com/safety/aci-europe-calls-urgent-coordination-eu-wide-response-entry-screening <div class="node-body article-body">The European regional branch of the Airports Council International (ACI Europe) is calling for “urgent coordination” between health authorities at a European Union (EU) level over the implementation of screening at airports and any potential risks to air travelers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/aci-europe-calls-urgent-coordination-eu-wide-response-entry-screening" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/aci-europe-calls-urgent-coordination-eu-wide-response-entry-screening#comments Government Affairs Security Daily News Safety ACI Europe Air France Airports Council International Brussels Airline Ebola ECDC European Centre for Disease Prevention & Control London Heathrow Olivier Jankovec WHO World Health Organization Thu, 16 Oct 2014 19:52:00 +0000 142541 at http://atwonline.com US to press countries on Ebola response efforts http://atwonline.com/safety/us-press-countries-ebola-response-efforts <div class="node-body article-body">The US, working to track down passengers on one flight that included a person who tested positive for Ebola, will pressure counterparts in several countries to step up efforts to help mitigate the outbreak’s reach, President Barack Obama said Wednesday.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/us-press-countries-ebola-response-efforts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/us-press-countries-ebola-response-efforts#comments Government Affairs Daily News Safety CDEC Centers for Disease Control Ebola European summit Frontier Airlines Julie Fischer Milken Institute School of Public Health President Barack Obama Thu, 16 Oct 2014 19:35:00 +0000 142511 at http://atwonline.com US airlines gearing up for major push on FAA reauthorization bill http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/us-airlines-gearing-major-push-faa-reauthorization-bill <div class="node-body article-body">Airlines for America (A4A) president and CEO Nicholas Calio has launched an aggressive lobbying campaign ahead of next year’s FAA reauthorization debate in Congress, telling US lawmakers they need to act to “level the competitive playing field” for US airlines facing stiff competition from Middle East and Asian carriers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/us-airlines-gearing-major-push-faa-reauthorization-bill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/us-airlines-gearing-major-push-faa-reauthorization-bill#comments Airlines Government Affairs Daily News A4A Airlines for America Congress Dubai Emirates FAA reauthorization International Aviation Club Nicholas Calio Thu, 09 Oct 2014 20:56:00 +0000 141871 at http://atwonline.com European Commission rules on airport state aid cases http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/european-commission-rules-airport-state-aid-cases <div class="node-body article-body">The European Commission has ordered Germanwings, Meridiana, Ryanair, TUIFly, Germany’s Zweibrücken Airport, Alghero Airport in Italy and Brussels Charleroi to repay illegal state aid, and launched an in-depth investigation into airline agreements at Brussels National Airport.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/european-commission-rules-airport-state-aid-cases" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/european-commission-rules-airport-state-aid-cases#comments Airlines Government Affairs Daily News Airports & Routes ATW Plus Brussels National Charleroi European Commission Germanwings Meridiana Ryanair state aid TUIfly Zweibrücken Fri, 03 Oct 2014 19:02:00 +0000 141131 at http://atwonline.com Aeroflot’s first non-Russian pilot operates first flight http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/aeroflot-s-first-non-russian-pilot-operates-first-flight <div class="node-body article-body">Aeroflot announced its first non-Russian pilot—Klaus Rohlfs, a German citizen—has operated his first flight from Moscow to Prague, following the passage of air code amendments by the State Duma in April allowing carriers to hire foreign pilots.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/aeroflot-s-first-non-russian-pilot-operates-first-flight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/aeroflot-s-first-non-russian-pilot-operates-first-flight#comments Airlines Government Affairs Daily News Aeroflot pilots Thu, 02 Oct 2014 19:40:00 +0000 140901 at http://atwonline.com <p>Aeroflot pilot Klaus Rohlfs</p> Courtesy, Aeroflot Asian operators eye Russian services http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/asian-operators-eye-russian-services <div class="node-body article-body">Philippine Airlines (PAL) is the latest Southeast Asian airline to begin new services to Russia as the increasingly sanctioned country seeks alternative tourism destinations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/asian-operators-eye-russian-services" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/asian-operators-eye-russian-services#comments Airlines Government Affairs Daily News Airports & Routes Air India AirAsia X CEO Azran Osman-Rani ATW Plus Incheon International Airport Incheon Medical Tourism Foundation CEO Kim Bong-ki Philippine Airlines Russia sanctions Singapore Senior Minister of State for Trade and Industry Lee Yi Shyan Wed, 24 Sep 2014 19:16:00 +0000 139821 at http://atwonline.com <p>Philippine Airlines A321</p> Courtesy, Airbus Emirates, Etihad halt flights to Sana’a due to political unrest http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/emirates-etihad-halt-flights-sana-due-political-unrest <div class="node-body article-body">Emirates Airline and Etihad Airways have reportedly halted flights to Sana’a International Airport, the capital of Yemen, because of heavy fighting between Shiite rebels and Sunni militia, the United Arab Emirates-based daily, the National, reported. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/emirates-etihad-halt-flights-sana-due-political-unrest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/emirates-etihad-halt-flights-sana-due-political-unrest#comments Airlines Government Affairs Daily News Safety Egyptair Emirates Airline Etihad Airways flydubai Gulf Air political unrest Royal Jordanian Sana’a International Airport Tue, 23 Sep 2014 19:23:00 +0000 139771 at http://atwonline.com Editorial - The man who could transform US aviation http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/editorial-man-who-could-transform-us-aviation <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The clock is inexorably ticking towards Sept. 30, 2015, when FAA&rsquo;s current authorization expires. For those who have forgotten (many of us wish we could), the last FAA reauthorization was an embarrassing saga of epic Washington dysfunction that at its nadir featured a partial shutdown of the agency.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/editorial-man-who-could-transform-us-aviation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/editorial-man-who-could-transform-us-aviation#comments Government Affairs ATW Plus FAA NextGen NextGen ATC US Congress Tue, 23 Sep 2014 14:57:00 +0000 139641 at http://atwonline.com