Government Affairs http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7404/more en Shuster ATC bill to benefit remote towers http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-control/shuster-atc-bill-benefit-remote-towers <div class="node-body article-body">The FAA reauthorization bill introduced Feb. 3 by Rep. Bill Shuster (R-Pennsylvania), chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, will put FAA in charge of demonstrating remote tower technologies at seven airports in a pilot program that would be launched within six months. of the bill’s passage. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-control/shuster-atc-bill-benefit-remote-towers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-control/shuster-atc-bill-benefit-remote-towers#comments Air Traffic Control Government Affairs Daily News air traffic control AIRR ATW Plus Aviation Innovation Bill Shuster FAA Frequentis Kongsberg Reform and Reauthorization Act remote tower Saab Searidge Technologies Fri, 05 Feb 2016 22:09:00 +0000 196511 at http://atwonline.com US airlines back Shuster’s ATC plan, but opposition mounts http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-control/us-airlines-back-shuster-s-atc-plan-opposition-mounts <div class="node-body article-body">US airlines—minus Delta Air Lines—quickly lined up behind a proposal to separate US air traffic control (ATC) from FAA, but others, including the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA), expressed misgivings.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-control/us-airlines-back-shuster-s-atc-plan-opposition-mounts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-control/us-airlines-back-shuster-s-atc-plan-opposition-mounts#comments Air Traffic Control Airlines Associations Government Affairs Daily News Air Line Pilots Association air traffic control Airlines for America ALPA ATC ATC privatization ATC reform Bill Shuster FAA reauthorization Wed, 03 Feb 2016 21:58:00 +0000 196241 at http://atwonline.com Shuster proposes FAA reauthorization bill removing ATC from FAA http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-control/shuster-proposes-faa-reauthorization-bill-removing-atc-faa <div class="node-body article-body">US House of Representatives Transportation and Infrastructure Committee chairman Bill Shuster (R-Pennsylvania) has proposed legislation that would remove the operation and management of US air traffic control (ATC) from FAA.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-control/shuster-proposes-faa-reauthorization-bill-removing-atc-faa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-control/shuster-proposes-faa-reauthorization-bill-removing-atc-faa#comments Air Traffic Control Government Affairs Daily News air traffic control ATC ATC privatization ATC reform Bill Shuster FAA reauthorization Wed, 03 Feb 2016 17:10:00 +0000 196151 at http://atwonline.com <p>NAV Canada controllers at dusk</p> NAV Canada Three former US transportation secretaries call for ATC reform http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-control/three-former-us-transportation-secretaries-call-atc-reform <div class="node-body article-body">A group comprising eight former senior US government officials, including three secretaries of transportation, and two former US senators are urging Congress to spin off air traffic control (ATC) from FAA. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-control/three-former-us-transportation-secretaries-call-atc-reform" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-control/three-former-us-transportation-secretaries-call-atc-reform#comments Air Traffic Control Government Affairs Daily News air traffic control ATC ATC privatization Bill Shuster FAA FAA reauthorization James Burnley Mary Peters NAV Canada Norman Mineta Randy Babbitt Mon, 01 Feb 2016 18:10:00 +0000 195861 at http://atwonline.com A4E to lobby for removal of all ‘unreasonable’ taxes on aviation http://atwonline.com/regulation/a4e-lobby-removal-all-unreasonable-taxes-aviation <div class="node-body article-body">The airline industry is taking Italy and Norway to task for introducing new passenger taxes that it says will hurt visitor numbers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/regulation/a4e-lobby-removal-all-unreasonable-taxes-aviation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/regulation/a4e-lobby-removal-all-unreasonable-taxes-aviation#comments Government Affairs Regulation Daily News ATW On-Location Airports & Routes A4E Air France KLM Airlines for Europe Carolyn McCall EasyJet IAG Lufthansa Ryanair unreasonable taxes Mon, 25 Jan 2016 19:44:00 +0000 194151 at http://atwonline.com IATA criticizes Italian aviation tax hike http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/iata-criticizes-italian-aviation-tax-hike <div class="node-body article-body">IATA has denounced a 33%-38% Italian Council Tax levied on air passengers, which became effective in January. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/iata-criticizes-italian-aviation-tax-hike" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/iata-criticizes-italian-aviation-tax-hike#comments Government Affairs Daily News Italian Council Tax Rafael Schvartzman Mon, 25 Jan 2016 18:47:00 +0000 194131 at http://atwonline.com Russia sums up regional subsidy programs for 2015 http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/russia-sums-regional-subsidy-programs-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency, Rosaviatsia, has summed up two subsidy programs—the regional flights and the Volga region subsidy programs—for 2015.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/russia-sums-regional-subsidy-programs-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/russia-sums-regional-subsidy-programs-2015#comments Airlines Government Affairs Daily News Angara Aurora Avia Management Group Orenburg Airport Pskovavia RusLine Yakutia Yamal YuVT-aero Fri, 22 Jan 2016 18:55:00 +0000 193751 at http://atwonline.com A4E airlines call on European Commission to address airport charges http://atwonline.com/associations/a4e-airlines-call-european-commission-address-airport-charges <div class="node-body article-body">The newly launched Airlines for Europe (A4E) is urging the European Commission to review its Airport Charges Directive in light of new data that shows charges at Europe’s top airports have increased 80% over the last 10 years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/associations/a4e-airlines-call-european-commission-address-airport-charges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/associations/a4e-airlines-call-european-commission-address-airport-charges#comments Airlines Associations Government Affairs Daily News Airports & Routes A4E airport charges directive EasyJet IAG Warwick Brady Willie Walsh Thu, 21 Jan 2016 14:27:00 +0000 193341 at http://atwonline.com Russian authorities recommend carriers for civil servants http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/russian-authorities-recommend-carriers-civil-servants <div class="node-body article-body">Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency, Rosaviatsia, has published a list of airlines recommended for civil servants traveling on business.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/russian-authorities-recommend-carriers-civil-servants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/russian-authorities-recommend-carriers-civil-servants#comments Airlines Government Affairs Daily News Aeroflot Red Wings Rosaviatsia S7 Ural Airlines UTair Fri, 08 Jan 2016 18:12:00 +0000 191911 at http://atwonline.com TSA Gun Catches at US Airports: December 2015 http://atwonline.com/data/tsa-gun-catches-us-airports-december-2015 <div class="node-body data_table-body">202 firearms were discovered at US airports in December 2015, down 4.3% year-over-year, as detailed in Total TSA Gun Catches for December 2015 (loaded or unloaded firearms discovered at TSA checkpoints at airports across the US). </div> <div class="field-csv-file"> <span>CSV File:&nbsp;</span> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-text-csv" alt="text/csv icon" src="http://atwonline.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/text-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://atwonline.com/site-files/atwonline.com/files/data-tables/TSA Gun catches at US airports DEC 2015 CSV version.csv" type="text/csv; length=4986">TSA Gun catches at US airports DEC 2015 CSV version.csv</a></div> </div> <div class="field-disable-sidebar"> Off </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-images"><legend>Images</legend> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://atwonline.com/site-files/atwonline.com/files/uploads/2015/01/regulatory-data.jpg?1452109329" /> </div> </fieldset> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/data/tsa-gun-catches-us-airports-december-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/data/tsa-gun-catches-us-airports-december-2015#comments Data Government Affairs Security Safety Airports & Routes ATW Plus Wed, 06 Jan 2016 17:18:00 +0000 191491 at http://atwonline.com