Government Affairs http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7404/more en 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 EASA urges caution for flights in Syrian airspace http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/easa-urges-caution-flights-syrian-airspace <div class="node-body article-body">Following FAA’s decision to prohibit US airlines from flying in Syrian airspace earlier this week, the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has issued its own Safety Information Bulletin. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/easa-urges-caution-flights-syrian-airspace" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/easa-urges-caution-flights-syrian-airspace#comments Government Affairs Daily News Safety ATW Plus Ben Gurion Airport Damascus Flight Information Region EASA European Aviation Safety Agency FAA ICAO MH17 NOTAM notices to airmen Syrian airspace Fri, 22 Aug 2014 20:38:00 +0000 136381 at http://atwonline.com Russia offers Red Wings Airlines Tu-204s for Crimean flights http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/russia-offers-red-wings-airlines-tu-204s-crimean-flights <div class="node-body article-body">Russia’s Ministry of Industry and Trade has offered to equip Red Wings Airlines with Tupolev Tu-204 aircraft to be used on flights to Crimea after Aeroflot’s new low-cost (LCC) subsidiary Dobrolet suspended flights Aug. 4 due to sanctions imposed by the European Union. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/russia-offers-red-wings-airlines-tu-204s-crimean-flights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/russia-offers-red-wings-airlines-tu-204s-crimean-flights#comments Airframes Airlines Government Affairs Daily News Aeroflot ATW Plus Crimea Dobrolet European Union Moscow Vnukovo Airport Red Wings Airlines Russia’s Ministry of Industry and Trade Tupolev Tu-204 Tue, 19 Aug 2014 20:17:00 +0000 136021 at http://atwonline.com <p>Red Wings aircraft</p> By Polina Borodina Russia’s Aeroflot, Transaero must get approval to fly over Ukraine http://atwonline.com/open-skies/russia-s-aeroflot-transaero-must-get-approval-fly-over-ukraine <div class="node-body article-body">Ukraine’s State Aviation Administration is requiring Russian airlines, Aeroflot and Transaero, to get permission for each flight over Ukraine. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/russia-s-aeroflot-transaero-must-get-approval-fly-over-ukraine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/russia-s-aeroflot-transaero-must-get-approval-fly-over-ukraine#comments Airlines Government Affairs Open Skies Daily News Aeroflot ATW Plus Boeing 777 Malaysia Airlines MH17 Russia Shamil Kurmashov Simferopol Airport Transaero Ukraine State Aviation Administration Fri, 15 Aug 2014 20:34:00 +0000 135761 at http://atwonline.com <p>Aeroflot Boeing 737-800</p> By Rob Finlayson