Government Affairs http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7404/more en Russia spends $74 million for subsidies programs this year http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/russia-spends-74-million-subsidies-programs-year <div class="node-body article-body">Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency, Rosaviatsia, said the government has spent RUB3.5 billion ($74 million) for regional routes and Kaliningrad routes subsidy programs so far this year. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/russia-spends-74-million-subsidies-programs-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/russia-spends-74-million-subsidies-programs-year#comments Government Affairs Finance & Data Daily News Kaliningrad regional routes subsidy program Rosaviatsia Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency Tue, 18 Nov 2014 19:42:00 +0000 146851 at http://atwonline.com MH17 wreckage moved to the Netherlands http://atwonline.com/safety/mh17-wreckage-moved-netherlands <div class="node-body article-body">Dutch air accident investigators have begun moving the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 to the Netherlands, where a section of the Boeing 777-200ER will be reconstructed.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/mh17-wreckage-moved-netherlands" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/mh17-wreckage-moved-netherlands#comments Airlines Government Affairs Daily News Safety Boeing 777-200ER crash Dutch Safety Board Malaysia Airlines MH17 safety surface-to-air missile Mon, 17 Nov 2014 22:36:00 +0000 146701 at http://atwonline.com <p>Workers, under the supervision of the Dutch experts and the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine, remove the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 to load to the trucks from Pro-Russian rebel&rsquo;s territory in eastern Ukraine, in Donetsk, Ukraine on Nov. 16.</p> Photo by Alexander Ermochenko/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images Airports Commission launches consultation on additional capacity proposals http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/airports-commission-launches-consultation-additional-capacity-proposals <div class="node-body article-body">The UK government-appointed Airports Commission has published for consultation its assessment of proposals for additional runway capacity at London’s Gatwick and Heathrow airports.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/airports-commission-launches-consultation-additional-capacity-proposals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/airports-commission-launches-consultation-additional-capacity-proposals#comments Government Affairs Daily News Airports & Routes Airports Commission Gatwick Airport Heathrow Airport Howard Davies Mon, 17 Nov 2014 22:21:00 +0000 146751 at http://atwonline.com Airlines still seeking $3.6 billion trapped in Venezuela http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/airlines-still-seeking-36-billion-trapped-venezuela <div class="node-body article-body">Copa Airlines CEO Pedro Heilbron said Venezuela appears to be slowly moving toward repatriating money owed to airlines.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/airlines-still-seeking-36-billion-trapped-venezuela" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/airlines-still-seeking-36-billion-trapped-venezuela#comments Airlines Government Affairs Daily News Trade Shows & Conferences ALTA ATW Plus Copa Airlines IATA Latin America Pedro Heilbron Tony Tyler Venezuela Fri, 14 Nov 2014 20:35:00 +0000 146651 at http://atwonline.com African carriers urge better legislation http://atwonline.com/associations/african-carriers-urge-better-legislation <div class="node-body article-body">Economic growth in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) would be improved if stronger cooperation between its constituent governments and airlines resulted in more business-friendly legislation, according to the Airlines Association of Southern Africa (AASA). </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/associations/african-carriers-urge-better-legislation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/associations/african-carriers-urge-better-legislation#comments Airlines Associations Government Affairs Daily News AASA Airlines Association of Southern Africa ATW Plus Southern African Development Community Mon, 10 Nov 2014 21:26:00 +0000 145561 at http://atwonline.com UK Supreme Court rejects airlines’ passenger rights appeals http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/uk-supreme-court-rejects-airlines-passenger-rights-appeals <div class="node-body article-body">The UK Supreme Court has rejected applications by both Jet2.com and Thomson Airlines to appeal rulings by the Court of Appeal in June relating to airlines’ liability to pay compensation after travel delays.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/uk-supreme-court-rejects-airlines-passenger-rights-appeals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/uk-supreme-court-rejects-airlines-passenger-rights-appeals#comments Airlines Government Affairs Daily News European Union Jet2.com passenger rights Ronald Huzar Thomson Airways UK Supreme Court Thu, 06 Nov 2014 21:14:00 +0000 145131 at http://atwonline.com Scotland’s airports call for tax break http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/scotland-s-airports-call-tax-break <div class="node-body article-body">Scotland’s three largest airports have called for the control of air passenger duty (APD) to be assigned to Edinburgh.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/scotland-s-airports-call-tax-break" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/scotland-s-airports-call-tax-break#comments Government Affairs Daily News Airports & Routes Aberdeen airport air passenger duty Amanda McMillan APD Edinburgh Airport Glasgow Airport Scottish parliament Fri, 31 Oct 2014 19:29:00 +0000 144391 at http://atwonline.com European Commission to audit exit screening in Ebola-affected countries http://atwonline.com/safety/european-commission-audit-exit-screening-ebola-affected-countries <div class="node-body article-body">A high-level meeting of 21 European health ministers, co-organized by the Italian Presidency and the European Commission, has failed to reach common ground on the issue of entry screening at Europe’s airports for passengers arriving from Ebola-affected countries.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/european-commission-audit-exit-screening-ebola-affected-countries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/european-commission-audit-exit-screening-ebola-affected-countries#comments Government Affairs Security Daily News Safety ATW Plus Department of State Ebola European Centre for Disease Prevention & Control European Commission European health ministers European Union Italian Presidency Tonio Borg WHO World Health Organization Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:16:00 +0000 142801 at http://atwonline.com TSA administrator Pistole to step down Dec. 31 http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/tsa-administrator-pistole-step-down-dec-31 <div class="node-body article-body">US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) head John Pistole will retire effective Dec. 31, TSA announced Thursday.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/tsa-administrator-pistole-step-down-dec-31" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/tsa-administrator-pistole-step-down-dec-31#comments Government Affairs Daily News People ATW Plus Department of Homeland Security DHS Jeh Johnson John Pistole Transportation Security Administration TSA Thu, 16 Oct 2014 19:53:00 +0000 142571 at http://atwonline.com <p>Transportation Security Administration head John Pistole</p> Courtesy, TSA ACI Europe calls for urgent coordination on EU-wide response to entry screening http://atwonline.com/safety/aci-europe-calls-urgent-coordination-eu-wide-response-entry-screening <div class="node-body article-body">The European regional branch of the Airports Council International (ACI Europe) is calling for “urgent coordination” between health authorities at a European Union (EU) level over the implementation of screening at airports and any potential risks to air travelers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/aci-europe-calls-urgent-coordination-eu-wide-response-entry-screening" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/aci-europe-calls-urgent-coordination-eu-wide-response-entry-screening#comments Government Affairs Security Daily News Safety ACI Europe Air France Airports Council International ATW Plus Brussels Airline Ebola ECDC European Centre for Disease Prevention & Control London Heathrow Olivier Jankovec WHO World Health Organization Thu, 16 Oct 2014 19:52:00 +0000 142541 at http://atwonline.com