Government Affairs http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7404/more en Italy arranging emergency bridge loan to keep Alitalia flying http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/italy-arranging-emergency-bridge-loan-keep-alitalia-flying <div class="node-body article-body">Italy is preparing an emergency bridge loan to keep Alitalia going, in hopes of finding a buyer, after employees derailed the carrier’s turnaround plan by rejecting a labor agreement.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/italy-arranging-emergency-bridge-loan-keep-alitalia-flying" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/italy-arranging-emergency-bridge-loan-keep-alitalia-flying#comments Airlines Government Affairs Daily News ATW Plus Wed, 26 Apr 2017 20:27:00 +0000 245821 at http://atwonline.com <p>Alitalia A330-200</p> Rob Finlayson Russia to spend $8.5 million for 2017 Crimea subsidy program http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/russia-spend-85-million-2017-crimea-subsidy-program <div class="node-body article-body">Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency, Rosaviatsia, has set a budget of RUB475.4 million ($8.5 million) for seven carriers to take part in a government-subsidized program on flights to Simferopol, Crimea. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/russia-spend-85-million-2017-crimea-subsidy-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/russia-spend-85-million-2017-crimea-subsidy-program#comments Government Affairs Daily News Thu, 06 Apr 2017 15:00:00 +0000 243841 at http://atwonline.com <p>Aeroflot A320</p> Rob Finlayson Russia joins Montreal Convention http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/russia-joins-montreal-convention <div class="node-body article-body">Russian president Vladimir Putin signed a bill allowing Russia to join the Montreal Convention April 4. The law was adopted by the Russian parliament at the end of March. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/russia-joins-montreal-convention" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/russia-joins-montreal-convention#comments Government Affairs Daily News Wed, 05 Apr 2017 19:12:00 +0000 243761 at http://atwonline.com Russia expands Crimea subsidy program http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/russia-expands-crimea-subsidy-program <div class="node-body article-body">The Russian government has added three cities to the list of subsidized routes to Simferopol, Crimea, bringing the total number of routes to 61. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/russia-expands-crimea-subsidy-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/russia-expands-crimea-subsidy-program#comments Government Affairs Daily News Airports & Routes Fri, 31 Mar 2017 16:06:00 +0000 243141 at http://atwonline.com EU and South Asia launch civil aviation partnership http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/eu-and-south-asia-launch-civil-aviation-partnership <div class="node-body article-body">The European Union (EU) and eight South Asian states have started a four-year civil aviation cooperation, aimed at improving safety and strengthening technical ties.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/eu-and-south-asia-launch-civil-aviation-partnership" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/eu-and-south-asia-launch-civil-aviation-partnership#comments Government Affairs Daily News Safety ATW Plus Mon, 27 Mar 2017 18:26:00 +0000 242611 at http://atwonline.com Trump budget seeks to significantly reshape FAA, TSA http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/trump-budget-seeks-significantly-reshape-faa-tsa <div class="node-body article-body">US President Donald Trump is proposing to dramatically restructure both FAA and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), removing air traffic control (ATC) from FAA and shifting the majority of responsibility for funding aviation security to airline passengers by significantly raising the flight ticket security fee.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/trump-budget-seeks-significantly-reshape-faa-tsa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/trump-budget-seeks-significantly-reshape-faa-tsa#comments Government Affairs Daily News Airports & Routes ATW Plus Thu, 16 Mar 2017 15:27:00 +0000 241481 at http://atwonline.com <p>Chicago O&rsquo;Hare Airport ATC tower at night.</p> Chicago O’Hare International Airport Russia to spend $49 million for Far East subsidy program in 2017 http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/russia-spend-49-million-far-east-subsidy-program-2017 <div class="node-body article-body">Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency, Rosaviatsia, has set a budget of RUB2.9 billion ($49 million) for 10 carriers to take part in a government-subsidized program on flights between Russia’s Far East and other parts of the country this year. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/russia-spend-49-million-far-east-subsidy-program-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/russia-spend-49-million-far-east-subsidy-program-2017#comments Government Affairs Daily News ATW Plus Mon, 13 Mar 2017 20:16:00 +0000 241181 at http://atwonline.com SkyWest CEO warns pilot shortage could lead to big service cuts http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/skywest-ceo-warns-pilot-shortage-could-lead-big-service-cuts <div class="node-body article-body">SkyWest Inc. president and CEO Chip Childs warned the US Congress of a “growing pilot shortage” that could become significantly more pronounced over the next three years, leading to the grounding of large numbers of aircraft in US regional airlines’ fleets.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/skywest-ceo-warns-pilot-shortage-could-lead-big-service-cuts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/skywest-ceo-warns-pilot-shortage-could-lead-big-service-cuts#comments Airlines Government Affairs Daily News ATW Plus Wed, 08 Mar 2017 17:29:00 +0000 240671 at http://atwonline.com <p>SkyWest Inc. CEO Chip Childs testifies during US House of Representatives hearing.</p> ATW screenshot of US House of Representatives webcast ‘Stretched’ to finance projects, US airports call for federal reforms http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/stretched-finance-projects-us-airports-call-federal-reforms <div class="node-body article-body">A day after US President Donald Trump reiterated his desire to invest money in US airport infrastructure in an address to Congress, US airport directors told lawmakers that financing infrastructure projects remains difficult and pushed for reforms by the federal government.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/stretched-finance-projects-us-airports-call-federal-reforms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/stretched-finance-projects-us-airports-call-federal-reforms#comments Government Affairs Daily News Airports & Routes ATW Plus Wed, 01 Mar 2017 20:55:00 +0000 240111 at http://atwonline.com Architect of the Capitol Trump includes US airports in $1 trillion infrastructure push http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/trump-includes-us-airports-1-trillion-infrastructure-push <div class="node-body article-body">US President Donald Trump has called on Congress to invest $1 trillion in US infrastructure, including US airports, which he has previously described as the “bottom of the rung” internationally.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/trump-includes-us-airports-1-trillion-infrastructure-push" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/trump-includes-us-airports-1-trillion-infrastructure-push#comments Government Affairs Daily News Airports & Routes ATW Plus Wed, 01 Mar 2017 13:50:00 +0000 240001 at http://atwonline.com <p>US President Donald Trump addresses Congress Feb. 28.</p> Jim Lo Scalzo/Pool via Bloomberg/Getty