Government Affairs http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7404/more en Trump gives first hint of budget priorities; DOT may face reductions http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/trump-gives-first-hint-budget-priorities-dot-may-face-reductions <div class="node-body article-body">US President Donald Trump has given the first preview of his budget priorities for the federal government, indicating significant spending reductions in areas outside of the military and law and immigration enforcement.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/trump-gives-first-hint-budget-priorities-dot-may-face-reductions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/trump-gives-first-hint-budget-priorities-dot-may-face-reductions#comments Government Affairs Daily News Mon, 27 Feb 2017 21:00:00 +0000 239841 at http://atwonline.com <p>US President Donald Trump addresses US state governors at the White House Feb. 27.</p> Aude Guerrucci-Pool/Getty Images Russia’s Kaliningrad region eyes new carrier http://atwonline.com/airlines/russia-s-kaliningrad-region-eyes-new-carrier <div class="node-body article-body">The Kaliningrad region of Russia wants to establish a regional airline. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/russia-s-kaliningrad-region-eyes-new-carrier" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/russia-s-kaliningrad-region-eyes-new-carrier#comments Airlines Government Affairs Daily News Tue, 21 Feb 2017 19:58:00 +0000 239341 at http://atwonline.com Report: Europe on verge of new, anti-Gulf aviation policy http://atwonline.com/open-skies/report-europe-verge-new-anti-gulf-aviation-policy <div class="node-body article-body">The European Commission (EC) is preparing an imminent revision of an aviation policy that may take aim at the major Gulf airlines and their increasing penetration into the European market.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/report-europe-verge-new-anti-gulf-aviation-policy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/report-europe-verge-new-anti-gulf-aviation-policy#comments Government Affairs Open Skies Daily News Fri, 10 Feb 2017 18:48:00 +0000 238431 at http://atwonline.com Trump: FAA administrator should be ‘a really good pilot’ http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/trump-faa-administrator-should-be-really-good-pilot <div class="node-body article-body">During a White House meeting with US airline and airport executives, US President Donald Trump was surprised to learn that FAA administrator Michael Huerta is not a pilot and said it would be “better to have a pilot” leading the agency.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/trump-faa-administrator-should-be-really-good-pilot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/trump-faa-administrator-should-be-really-good-pilot#comments Air Traffic Management Government Affairs Daily News Fri, 10 Feb 2017 18:21:00 +0000 238421 at http://atwonline.com <p>US President Donald Trump greets Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian at the start of a Feb. 9 White House meeting with airline and airport executives.</p> Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images Trump meets with airline CEOs, vows to fix ‘out of whack’ ATC system http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/trump-meets-airline-ceos-vows-fix-out-whack-atc-system <div class="node-body article-body">US President Donald Trump has promised US airline executives that he will roll back regulations on the industry, ease carriers’ tax burden and upgrade an “obsolete” air traffic control (ATC) system.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/trump-meets-airline-ceos-vows-fix-out-whack-atc-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/trump-meets-airline-ceos-vows-fix-out-whack-atc-system#comments Air Traffic Management Airlines Government Affairs Daily News Thu, 09 Feb 2017 17:25:00 +0000 238301 at http://atwonline.com <p>US President Donald Trump and Los Angeles Worlds Airports CEO Deborah Flint listen as United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz speaks during Feb. 9 White House meeting with US airline and airport executives.</p> SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images White House confirms Trump to meet airline CEOs, defends Norwegian http://atwonline.com/open-skies/white-house-confirms-trump-meet-airline-ceos-defends-norwegian <div class="node-body article-body">US President Donald Trump is planning to meet with a number of US airline CEOs Feb. 9, the White House confirmed Tuesday.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/white-house-confirms-trump-meet-airline-ceos-defends-norwegian" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/white-house-confirms-trump-meet-airline-ceos-defends-norwegian#comments Government Affairs Open Skies Daily News Tue, 07 Feb 2017 21:29:00 +0000 238121 at http://atwonline.com US federal appellate court set to rule on Trump’s travel ban http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/us-federal-appellate-court-set-rule-trump-s-travel-ban <div class="node-body article-body">[UPDATED] The immediate fate of US President Donald Trump’s ban on nationals from seven countries from entering the US for 90 days rests with a federal appellate court in San Francisco, which heard arguments in a Feb. 7 hearing about whether to overrule a federal judge in Seattle’s restraining order temporarily lifting the ban.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/us-federal-appellate-court-set-rule-trump-s-travel-ban" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/us-federal-appellate-court-set-rule-trump-s-travel-ban#comments Government Affairs Security Daily News Airports & Routes Tue, 07 Feb 2017 16:14:00 +0000 238031 at http://atwonline.com <p>White House in Washington DC</p> Getty Images US carriers ask incoming cabinet to review Open Skies policy http://atwonline.com/open-skies/us-carriers-ask-incoming-cabinet-review-open-skies-policy <div class="node-body article-body">The three US network carriers wasted no time after US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s confirmation before asking him to review the Open Skies policy and the subsidies they allege Gulf carriers illegally get from their national governments.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/us-carriers-ask-incoming-cabinet-review-open-skies-policy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/us-carriers-ask-incoming-cabinet-review-open-skies-policy#comments Government Affairs Open Skies Daily News ATW Plus Thu, 02 Feb 2017 20:19:00 +0000 237731 at http://atwonline.com <p>Secretary of State Rex Tillerson at the State Department Feb. 2.</p> Mark Wilson/Getty Images UK government details Heathrow third runway conditions http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/uk-government-details-heathrow-third-runway-conditions <div class="node-body article-body">The UK government has told London Heathrow Airport to improve domestic connectivity and offset the social impact of its planned third runway as part of a bid to secure planning permission.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/uk-government-details-heathrow-third-runway-conditions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/uk-government-details-heathrow-third-runway-conditions#comments Government Affairs Daily News Airports & Routes Thu, 02 Feb 2017 18:58:00 +0000 237711 at http://atwonline.com Chao wins confirmation as US transportation secretary http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/chao-wins-confirmation-us-transportation-secretary <div class="node-body article-body">The US Senate has overwhelmingly confirmed Elaine Chao to be the new US transportation secretary.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/chao-wins-confirmation-us-transportation-secretary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/chao-wins-confirmation-us-transportation-secretary#comments Government Affairs Daily News Tue, 31 Jan 2017 19:09:00 +0000 237511 at http://atwonline.com <p>Incoming US transportation secretary Elaine Chao at her Jan. 11 Senate confirmation hearing.</p> Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images