Government Affairs http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7404/more en 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 Rostec, Bombardier postpone Q400 assembly in Russia http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/rostec-bombardier-postpone-q400-assembly-russia <div class="node-body article-body">Russian authorities have delayed the Bombardier-Rostekhnologii (Rostec) joint venture (JV) to set up a Q400 NextGen final assembly line (FAL) in Russia, due to political and negotiation problems.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/rostec-bombardier-postpone-q400-assembly-russia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/rostec-bombardier-postpone-q400-assembly-russia#comments Airframes Government Affairs Daily News Manufacturers Bombardier Denis Manturov FAL Q400 Next Gen final assembly line Rostec Russia Fri, 19 Sep 2014 19:48:00 +0000 139371 at http://atwonline.com Ex-Im extension delays reauthorization decision http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/ex-im-extension-delays-reauthorization-decision <div class="node-body article-body">The US House of Representatives has temporarily extended the Export-Import Bank of the United States’ (Ex-Im) authorization until June of next year, setting the stage for further debate on the institution’s mission among manufacturers, labor, airlines and lawmakers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/ex-im-extension-delays-reauthorization-decision" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/ex-im-extension-delays-reauthorization-decision#comments Airlines Government Affairs Finance & Data Daily News Aerospace Industries Association AIA Air Line Pilots Association ALPA ATW Plus Boeing Congress Delta Air Lines Ex-Im Bank Export-Import Bank of the US Lee Moak Michael B National Association of Manufacturers reauthorization US House of Representatives Thu, 18 Sep 2014 20:49:00 +0000 139321 at http://atwonline.com House transportation chairman calls for ‘big and bold’ FAA reauthorization http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/house-transportation-chairman-calls-big-and-bold-faa-reauthorization <div class="node-body article-body">House of Representatives Transportation and Infrastructure Committee chairman Bill Shuster (R-Pennsylvania) has called FAA reauthorization “one of my highest priorities” and pledged to push for “transformational” aviation legislation next year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/house-transportation-chairman-calls-big-and-bold-faa-reauthorization" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/house-transportation-chairman-calls-big-and-bold-faa-reauthorization#comments Air Traffic Control Government Affairs Daily News Trade Shows & Conferences air traffic control ATC privatization ATW Plus Congress FAA reauthorization House of Representatives NAV Canada Rep. Bill Shuster Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Wed, 17 Sep 2014 19:53:00 +0000 139001 at http://atwonline.com AA CEO calls on Washington to support US airlines as Gulf carrier competition grows http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/aa-ceo-calls-washington-support-us-airlines-gulf-carrier-competition-grows <div class="node-body article-body">American Airlines (AA) chairman and CEO Doug Parker has chastised the US political system for treating the airline industry like a vice rather than a business that fuels the economy and warned that the fast growth of major Gulf carriers is an increasing threat to US carrier global competitiveness.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/aa-ceo-calls-washington-support-us-airlines-gulf-carrier-competition-grows" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/aa-ceo-calls-washington-support-us-airlines-gulf-carrier-competition-grows#comments Airlines Government Affairs Daily News Trade Shows & Conferences A380 American Airlines ATW Plus Boeing 777 Capitol Hill Doug Parker Gulf carriers taxation The Future of Flight Aviation Policy Summit Tue, 16 Sep 2014 20:35:00 +0000 138891 at http://atwonline.com <p>American Airlines chairman and CEO Doug Parker</p> Courtesy, American Airlines Accident report says high-energy objects impacted MH17; notes three other airliners nearby http://atwonline.com/safety/accident-report-says-high-energy-objects-impacted-mh17-notes-three-other-airliners-nearby <div class="node-body article-body">Damage found on wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 indicates there were impacts from a large number of high-energy objects from outside the aircraft, according to a Dutch Safety Board accident report.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/accident-report-says-high-energy-objects-impacted-mh17-notes-three-other-airliners-nearby" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/accident-report-says-high-energy-objects-impacted-mh17-notes-three-other-airliners-nearby#comments Airlines Government Affairs Daily News Safety 777 Amsterdam Schiphol Boeing Dnipro Control Dutch Safety Board Malaysia Airlines MH17 Tue, 09 Sep 2014 19:41:00 +0000 138211 at http://atwonline.com <p>Part of the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 at the crash site in the village of Hrabove (Grabovo), some 80 km east of Donetsk.</p> Alexander KHUDOTEPLY/AFP/Getty Images Industry urges London mayor to support Airports Commission decision http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/industry-urges-london-mayor-support-airports-commission-decision <div class="node-body article-body">Industry reaction to the Airport Commission decision not to shortlist a new airport in inner Thames Estuary as a possible solution to the UK’s long-term capacity needs has been largely supportive, urging London Mayor Boris Johnson to support whichever option is ultimately selected.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/industry-urges-london-mayor-support-airports-commission-decision" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/industry-urges-london-mayor-support-airports-commission-decision#comments Government Affairs Daily News Airports & Routes Airport Commission Airport Operators Association ATW Plus BAR UK Board of Airline Representatives in the UK Boris Johnson Confederation of British Indust Dale Keller Darren Caplan Gatwick Airport Jock Lowe London Heathrow Stewart Wingate Thames Estuary Wed, 03 Sep 2014 20:09:00 +0000 137451 at http://atwonline.com UK Airports Commission rejects ‘Boris Island’ Thames Estuary airport http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/uk-airports-commission-rejects-boris-island-thames-estuary-airport <div class="node-body article-body">The UK government-appointed Airports Commission has ruled out an inner Thames Estuary airport as an option for providing new airport capacity by 2030.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/uk-airports-commission-rejects-boris-island-thames-estuary-airport" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/uk-airports-commission-rejects-boris-island-thames-estuary-airport#comments Government Affairs Daily News Airports & Routes Airports Commission ATW Plus Boris Johnson Gatwick Howard Davies London Heathrow Airport Thames Estuary Tue, 02 Sep 2014 20:27:00 +0000 137411 at http://atwonline.com