Government Affairs http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7404/more en EU, UK issue more no-deal Brexit guidance for air transport http://atwonline.com/open-skies/eu-uk-issue-more-no-deal-brexit-guidance-air-transport <div class="node-body article-body">Both the European Union (EU) and the UK have announced measures designed to smooth air transport connections in the event of the UK departing the bloc in six weeks’ time (Brexit) without a deal.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/eu-uk-issue-more-no-deal-brexit-guidance-air-transport" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/eu-uk-issue-more-no-deal-brexit-guidance-air-transport#comments Government Affairs Open Skies Daily News Fri, 15 Feb 2019 19:23:00 +0000 306691 at http://atwonline.com Getty Images Bill introduced to protect FAA funding in future US government shutdowns http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/bill-introduced-protect-faa-funding-future-us-government-shutdowns <div class="node-body article-body">Two key US lawmakers overseeing federal transportation policy have introduced a bill that would keep the FAA fully funded during any future lapse in appropriations.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/bill-introduced-protect-faa-funding-future-us-government-shutdowns" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/bill-introduced-protect-faa-funding-future-us-government-shutdowns#comments Government Affairs Daily News Fri, 08 Feb 2019 21:29:00 +0000 306121 at http://atwonline.com Linda Blachly NATCA president: US government shutdown ‘cut us deep’ http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/natca-president-us-government-shutdown-cut-us-deep <div class="node-body article-body">The 35-day shutdown of US government agencies “cut us deep” and set back FAA modernization projects, National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) president Paul Rinaldi said Jan. 29.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/natca-president-us-government-shutdown-cut-us-deep" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/natca-president-us-government-shutdown-cut-us-deep#comments Air Traffic Management Government Affairs Daily News ATW Plus Tue, 29 Jan 2019 20:12:00 +0000 305121 at http://atwonline.com <p>NATCA president Paul Rinaldi speaks with reporters following his address to the Aero Club of Washington.</p> Bill Carey NTSB unable to send investigators to 15 aviation accidents during shutdown http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/ntsb-unable-send-investigators-15-aviation-accidents-during-shutdown <div class="node-body article-body">The US National Transportation Safety Bureau (NTSB) did not send investigators to the scenes of 15 aviation accidents involving 21 fatalities during the 35-day shutdown of US government agencies that ended Jan. 25.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/ntsb-unable-send-investigators-15-aviation-accidents-during-shutdown" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/ntsb-unable-send-investigators-15-aviation-accidents-during-shutdown#comments Government Affairs Daily News Safety Tue, 29 Jan 2019 17:08:00 +0000 305061 at http://atwonline.com US aviation industry cautiously optimistic about deal to end shutdown http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/us-aviation-industry-cautiously-optimistic-about-deal-end-shutdown <div class="node-body article-body">The US aviation industry welcomed news that Congress and the White House have struck an agreement to reopen the government for three weeks, while expressing disappointment that the temporary truce won’t be enough to provide stability to government workers who have gone over a month without receiving their paychecks. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/us-aviation-industry-cautiously-optimistic-about-deal-end-shutdown" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/us-aviation-industry-cautiously-optimistic-about-deal-end-shutdown#comments Government Affairs Daily News Fri, 25 Jan 2019 21:28:00 +0000 304871 at http://atwonline.com Getty Images US Sen. Warner: Air safety, security in jeopardy as shutdown lingers http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/us-sen-warner-air-safety-security-jeopardy-shutdown-lingers <div class="node-body article-body">US Sen. Mark Warner (D-Virginia) warned of dire consequences for the air travel system if thousands of FAA workers, air traffic controllers and Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agents miss their second paycheck, as the ongoing partial government shutdown—now in its 34th day—shows no sign of letting up.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/us-sen-warner-air-safety-security-jeopardy-shutdown-lingers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/us-sen-warner-air-safety-security-jeopardy-shutdown-lingers#comments Government Affairs Daily News Security Safety Thu, 24 Jan 2019 19:42:00 +0000 304711 at http://atwonline.com Bill Carey Enders: No-deal Brexit will put British Airbus facilities at risk http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/enders-no-deal-brexit-will-put-british-airbus-facilities-risk <div class="node-body article-body">Airbus CEO Tom Enders has said the future of the company’s UK plants is at risk if the country opts of a no-deal exit from the European Union.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/enders-no-deal-brexit-will-put-british-airbus-facilities-risk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/enders-no-deal-brexit-will-put-british-airbus-facilities-risk#comments Government Affairs Daily News Manufacturers ATW Plus Thu, 24 Jan 2019 15:11:00 +0000 304631 at http://atwonline.com US lawmaker questions FAA decision to recall safety inspectors http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/us-lawmaker-questions-faa-decision-recall-safety-inspectors <div class="node-body article-body">A top-ranking Senate Democrat has voiced concerns about the legal justification for the FAA’s decision to recall approximately 3,000 safety inspectors and engineers to return to work without pay amid the longest government shutdown in US history. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/us-lawmaker-questions-faa-decision-recall-safety-inspectors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/us-lawmaker-questions-faa-decision-recall-safety-inspectors#comments Government Affairs Daily News Wed, 23 Jan 2019 21:06:00 +0000 304601 at http://atwonline.com FAA may delay air-traffic projects as US shutdown continues http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/faa-may-delay-air-traffic-projects-us-shutdown-continues <div class="node-body article-body">The partial shutdown at FAA is likely to delay several major airspace-modernization and safety initiatives, including implementation of new approach procedures at Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) and the roll-out of taxiway-landing warning systems at major US airports.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/faa-may-delay-air-traffic-projects-us-shutdown-continues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/faa-may-delay-air-traffic-projects-us-shutdown-continues#comments Government Affairs Daily News ATW Plus Thu, 17 Jan 2019 22:03:00 +0000 304111 at http://atwonline.com TSA maintains normal wait times, but shutdown worries persist http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/tsa-maintains-normal-wait-times-shutdown-worries-persist <div class="node-body article-body">Wait times at Transportation Security Administration (TSA) airport checkpoints leveled off on Jan. 16, but US lawmakers remain anxious that the respite will not last if the ongoing partial federal government shutdown drags on into February. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/tsa-maintains-normal-wait-times-shutdown-worries-persist" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/tsa-maintains-normal-wait-times-shutdown-worries-persist#comments Government Affairs Daily News ATW Plus Thu, 17 Jan 2019 20:12:00 +0000 304051 at http://atwonline.com