Government Affairs http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7404/more en EASA advises airlines to avoid Crimean airspace http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/easa-advises-airlines-avoid-crimean-airspace <div class="node-body article-body">The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has advised airlines to avoid the Crimea peninsula as confusion arises over who has control over air traffic control services in the disputed region.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/easa-advises-airlines-avoid-crimean-airspace" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/easa-advises-airlines-avoid-crimean-airspace#comments Government Affairs Daily News air traffic control services ATS Crimea peninsula EASA European Aviation Safety Agency FIR ICAO NOTAM Notice to Airmen Patrick Ky safety information bulletin Simferopol Flight Information Region Fri, 04 Apr 2014 21:08:00 +0000 121271 at http://atwonline.com European lawmakers to create intra-European EU ETS until 2016 http://atwonline.com/regulation/european-lawmakers-create-intra-european-eu-ets-until-2016 <div class="node-body article-body">The Plenary of the European Parliament (EP) on Thursday decided that only intra-European flights would be affected by the controversial European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) through 2016. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/regulation/european-lawmakers-create-intra-european-eu-ets-until-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/regulation/european-lawmakers-create-intra-european-eu-ets-until-2016#comments Eco-Aviation Government Affairs Regulation Daily News AEA Association of European Airlines Athar Husain Khan Emissions Trading Scheme EU ETS European Union ICAO Plenary of the European Parliament Stefanie Erdmann Thu, 03 Apr 2014 19:51:00 +0000 121061 at http://atwonline.com Who's Right? http://atwonline.com/associations/whos-right <div class="field-deck"> Passenger rights bills are proliferating around the world, but that doesn’t mean they necessarily help the consumer. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When it comes to emergency situations, bad weather and even volcanic ash clouds, regulatory authorities seem to have two standards—for the ground transportation industry, it’s an accepted hazard; for airlines, it’s a case of they should have been better prepared, so fine ’em and make new rules.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/associations/whos-right" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/associations/whos-right#comments Associations Government Affairs AAPA AEA ALTA ATW Plus IATA Jeffrey Shane Tony Tyler US DOT Tue, 01 Apr 2014 18:20:00 +0000 120271 at http://atwonline.com FAA deputy on airport infrastructure push; future of contract towers http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-control/faa-deputy-airport-infrastructure-push-future-contract-towers <div class="node-body article-body">FAA deputy administrator Michael Whitaker has warned that airport infrastructure investment is important for the nation’s economy, saying the US has “lagged in that area over the last 25 years.” </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-control/faa-deputy-airport-infrastructure-push-future-contract-towers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-control/faa-deputy-airport-infrastructure-push-future-contract-towers#comments Air Traffic Control Government Affairs Daily News air traffic control Airport Airports Council International-North America American Association of Airport Executives ATC ATW Plus Contract Tower DOT FAA Infrastructure Michael Whitaker NextGen Obama Ray LaHood Mon, 31 Mar 2014 20:13:00 +0000 120551 at http://atwonline.com Commission to launch scoreboard to monitor progress on EU transport initiatives http://atwonline.com/trade-shows-conferences/commission-launch-scoreboard-monitor-progress-eu-transport-initiatives <div class="node-body article-body">The European Commission has unveiled plans to launch a European Union (EU) Transport Scoreboard to track how member states are doing in terms of implementing EU initiatives aimed at improving transport efficiency and connectivity in Europe.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/trade-shows-conferences/commission-launch-scoreboard-monitor-progress-eu-transport-initiatives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/trade-shows-conferences/commission-launch-scoreboard-monitor-progress-eu-transport-initiatives#comments Government Affairs Daily News Trade Shows & Conferences DGMOVE Directorate General for Mobility and Transport European Commission European Union Transport Scoreboard Matthias Ruete World Bank Logistics Performance Index Fri, 28 Mar 2014 18:59:00 +0000 120331 at http://atwonline.com FAA cautiously optimistic for US airline industry in annual forecast http://atwonline.com/finance-data/faa-cautiously-optimistic-us-airline-industry-annual-forecast <div class="node-body article-body">FAA is cautiously optimistic for US airlines over the next 20 years in its latest Aerospace Forecast, which predicted US passenger growth over fiscal years 2014-2034 to average 2.2% per year. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/finance-data/faa-cautiously-optimistic-us-airline-industry-annual-forecast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/finance-data/faa-cautiously-optimistic-us-airline-industry-annual-forecast#comments Government Affairs Finance & Data Daily News Aerospace Forecast ATW Plus FAA Fri, 14 Mar 2014 19:51:00 +0000 118611 at http://atwonline.com Outgoing EP endorses SES2+ package for incoming MEPs http://atwonline.com/open-skies/outgoing-ep-endorses-ses2-package-incoming-meps <div class="node-body article-body">Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have voted to support, strengthen and push forward the European Commission’s Single European Sky 2+ (SES2+) initiative aimed at accelerating implementation of the Single European Sky.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/outgoing-ep-endorses-ses2-package-incoming-meps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/outgoing-ep-endorses-ses2-package-incoming-meps#comments Government Affairs Open Skies Daily News AEA ANSP Association of European Airlines ATW Plus CO2 emissions European Commission European Parliament FABs functional airspace blocks Husain Khan MEPs SES2+ Siim Kallas Single European Sky 2+ TRAN Committee Thu, 13 Mar 2014 20:18:00 +0000 118561 at http://atwonline.com Amendments mooted for European emissions scheme http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/amendments-mooted-european-emissions-scheme <div class="node-body article-body">The Association of European Airlines (AEA) has urged the European Parliament and the European Union’s Council to formally adopt proposed changes to the controversial EU Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) that would limit its scope.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/amendments-mooted-european-emissions-scheme" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/amendments-mooted-european-emissions-scheme#comments Eco-Aviation Government Affairs Daily News AEA Association of European Airlines Athar Husain Khan ATW Plus Emissions Trading Scheme ETS European Economic Area European Parliament European Union Green Party ICAO Satu Hassi Wed, 05 Mar 2014 20:21:00 +0000 117451 at http://atwonline.com Foxx: US ‘infrastructure deficit’ partly owing to ‘historically low’ FAA funding levels http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/foxx-us-infrastructure-deficit-partly-owing-historically-low-faa-funding-levels <div class="node-body article-body">The head of the US Department of Transportation (DOT) said Tuesday the country is “facing an infrastructure deficit” that could have negative consequences for commercial aviation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/foxx-us-infrastructure-deficit-partly-owing-historically-low-faa-funding-levels" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/foxx-us-infrastructure-deficit-partly-owing-historically-low-faa-funding-levels#comments Government Affairs Daily News air traffic control Anthony Foxx ATW Plus DOT FAA Infrastructure NextGen ATC US Department of Transportation Tue, 25 Feb 2014 21:17:00 +0000 116521 at http://atwonline.com <p>US transportation secretary Anthony Foxx</p> Courtesy, DOT Kallas raises specter of a single FAB for European airspace http://atwonline.com/open-skies/kallas-raises-specter-single-fab-european-airspace <div class="node-body article-body">Frustrated by the persistent lack of concrete progress on the implementation of Functional Airspace Blocks (FABs), European Transport Commissioner Siim Kallas has raised the specter of imposing a single FAB on the whole of Europe.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/kallas-raises-specter-single-fab-european-airspace" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/kallas-raises-specter-single-fab-european-airspace#comments Government Affairs Open Skies Daily News ATW Plus EASA EU-ASEAN Aviation Summit European Transport Commissioner Siim Kallas FABs functional airspace blocks SES2+ Single European Sky Mon, 24 Feb 2014 20:57:00 +0000 116191 at http://atwonline.com