Government Affairs http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7404/more en Russia to reduce taxes for domestic airlines http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/russia-reduce-taxes-domestic-airlines <div class="node-body article-body">The Russian government has approved a bill to reduce the value-added tax (VAT) from 18% to 10% for airlines operating domestic flights. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/russia-reduce-taxes-domestic-airlines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/russia-reduce-taxes-domestic-airlines#comments Airlines Government Affairs Daily News Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev State Duma Transaero Ural Airlines UTair value-added tax Wed, 25 Mar 2015 13:25:00 +0000 160281 at http://atwonline.com US airlines endorse ATC privatization http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-control/us-airlines-endorse-atc-privatization <div class="node-body article-body">American Airlines chairman and CEO Doug Parker told Congress that US airlines favor moving US air traffic control (ATC) to “a commercialized, non-profit type governance structure.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-control/us-airlines-endorse-atc-privatization" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-control/us-airlines-endorse-atc-privatization#comments Air Traffic Control Government Affairs Daily News A4A air traffic control air traffic management Airlines for America American Airlines ATC ATC privatization Bill Shuster Doug Parker House of Representatives National Air Tra NAV Canada Paul Rinaldi Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Tue, 24 Mar 2015 20:38:00 +0000 160241 at http://atwonline.com EU seeks mandate for talks with Gulf states over subsidies http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/eu-seeks-mandate-talks-gulf-states-over-subsidies <div class="node-body article-body">Citing “distortions in the market,” European Union (EU) transport commissioner Violeta Bulc said she will seek a new mandate from EU countries to open talks with the United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Saudi Arabia over “unfair subsidies to airlines.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/eu-seeks-mandate-talks-gulf-states-over-subsidies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/eu-seeks-mandate-talks-gulf-states-over-subsidies#comments Airlines Government Affairs Open Skies Daily News American Airlines Delta Air Lines Emirates Airline EU European Commission France Germany Lufthansa Qatar Saudi Arabia subsidies UAE United Airlines United Arab Emirates Wed, 18 Mar 2015 21:28:00 +0000 159601 at http://atwonline.com Significant FAA reform discussed; disagreements center on funding http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/significant-faa-reform-discussed-disagreements-center-funding <div class="node-body article-body">Openness to a restructuring of FAA—including fundamental air traffic control (ATC) reform—appears to be widespread in government and among industry stakeholders, but disputes over the agency’s funding threaten to unravel any potential consensus on reorganizing FAA.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/significant-faa-reform-discussed-disagreements-center-funding" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/significant-faa-reform-discussed-disagreements-center-funding#comments Airlines Government Affairs Daily News Trade Shows & Conferences A4A ACI-NA air traffic control Airlines for America Airports Council International-North America ATC ATW Plus Bill Shuster Cargo Airline Association FAA reauthorization Kevin Burke Passenger Facility Charge PFC priva Sharon Pinkerton Stephen Alterman Wed, 18 Mar 2015 19:52:00 +0000 159551 at http://atwonline.com Russia’s Ural Airlines seeks government help http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/russia-s-ural-airlines-seeks-government-help <div class="node-body article-body">Ural Airlines, Russia’s sixth biggest carrier, has requested government guarantees, spokesperson Sergey Antonov has confirmed. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/russia-s-ural-airlines-seeks-government-help" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/russia-s-ural-airlines-seeks-government-help#comments Airlines Government Affairs Daily News government subsidy Transaero Ural Airlines UTair Mon, 16 Mar 2015 15:44:00 +0000 159191 at http://atwonline.com <p>Ural Airlines A321</p> By Rob Finlayson 14 Russian carriers have used regional fleet subsidies since 2012 http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/14-russian-carriers-have-used-regional-fleet-subsidies-2012 <div class="node-body article-body">Fourteen Russian airlines have used government subsidies to lease regional aircraft since 2012. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/14-russian-carriers-have-used-regional-fleet-subsidies-2012" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/14-russian-carriers-have-used-regional-fleet-subsidies-2012#comments Airlines Government Affairs Daily News ATW Plus government subsidies lease regional aircraft Russia’s Ministry of Transport Maxim Sokolov SSJ100 Thu, 05 Mar 2015 17:19:00 +0000 158101 at http://atwonline.com Huerta wants ‘stability’ and ‘flexibility’ in FAA reauthorization http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-control/huerta-wants-stability-and-flexibility-faa-reauthorization <div class="node-body article-body">FAA administrator Michael Huerta told Congress “a lot is at stake” in crafting FAA reauthorization legislation, particularly regarding the implementation of the NextGen air traffic control (ATC) system.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-control/huerta-wants-stability-and-flexibility-faa-reauthorization" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-control/huerta-wants-stability-and-flexibility-faa-reauthorization#comments Air Traffic Control Government Affairs Daily News air traffic control air traffic management ATC Bill Shuster FAA FAA reauthorization Frank LoBiondo House of Representatives Michael Huerta NextGen T&I Committee Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Tue, 03 Mar 2015 17:28:00 +0000 157681 at http://atwonline.com <p>FAA administrator Michael Huerta</p> Courtesy, FAA Commentary - The Open Skies Debate http://atwonline.com/open-skies/commentary-open-skies-debate <div class="field-byline"> Lee Moak </div> <div class="field-deck"> Gulf carrier competition is not fair. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The philosophy of liberalization, with the byproduct of Open Skies, doesn’t work as intended when one side is playing by its own set of rules. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/commentary-open-skies-debate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/commentary-open-skies-debate#comments Government Affairs Commentary Open Skies ATW Plus Mon, 02 Mar 2015 20:35:00 +0000 157541 at http://atwonline.com <p>Lee Moak</p> Montenegro government to sell stake in local airline http://atwonline.com/airlines/montenegro-government-sell-stake-local-airline <div class="node-body article-body">According to the government statement, preparations for publishing public tenders for Montenegro Airlines privatization are under way. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/montenegro-government-sell-stake-local-airline" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/montenegro-government-sell-stake-local-airline#comments Airlines Government Affairs Daily News Air Serbia ATW Plus Embraer E-195 Fokker 100 Jat Airways Montenegro Airlines Fri, 06 Feb 2015 14:54:00 +0000 154991 at http://atwonline.com Consultation closes on Airports Commission’s short-listed options http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/consultation-closes-airports-commission-s-short-listed-options <div class="node-body article-body">The consultation on the three options shortlisted by the UK government-appointed Airports Commission for developing new runway capacity in the South East has now closed.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/consultation-closes-airports-commission-s-short-listed-options" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/consultation-closes-airports-commission-s-short-listed-options#comments Government Affairs Daily News Airports & Routes Airports Commission Andrew Haines ATW Plus BAR UK CAA Dale Keller Howard Davies London Mayor Boris Johnson UK Board of Airline Representatives UK Civil Aviation Authority Thu, 05 Feb 2015 15:45:00 +0000 154851 at http://atwonline.com