Government Affairs http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7404/more en New TSA administrator Pekoske weighs risk-based approach http://atwonline.com/people/new-tsa-administrator-pekoske-weighs-risk-based-approach <div class="node-body article-body">David Pekoske has been formally sworn in as administrator of the US Transportation Security Administration (TSA), taking command of a sprawling agency with about 60,000 employees that conducts security operations at nearly 450 US airports.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/people/new-tsa-administrator-pekoske-weighs-risk-based-approach" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/people/new-tsa-administrator-pekoske-weighs-risk-based-approach#comments Government Affairs Daily News People Thu, 10 Aug 2017 18:51:00 +0000 256361 at http://atwonline.com <p>David Pekoske (R) is sworn in as TSA administrator by acting US homeland security secretary Elaine Duke during an Aug. 10 ceremony in Washington DC.</p> US Department of Homeland Security Pekoske confirmed by US Senate to be new TSA head http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/pekoske-confirmed-us-senate-be-new-tsa-head <div class="node-body article-body">David Pekoske, US President Donald Trump’s nominee to head the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), has been unanimously confirmed by the US Senate.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/pekoske-confirmed-us-senate-be-new-tsa-head" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/pekoske-confirmed-us-senate-be-new-tsa-head#comments Government Affairs Daily News People Thu, 03 Aug 2017 20:58:00 +0000 255791 at http://atwonline.com <p>Incoming TSA administrator David Pekoske, former US Coast Guard vice commandant</p> Wikimedia EU airlines urge hardline response to Brexit, says Ryanair CEO http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/eu-airlines-urge-hardline-response-brexit-says-ryanair-ceo <div class="node-body article-body">Major continental European airlines are actively lobbying their governments to make the UK aviation sector’s exit from the European Union (EU) difficult, the CEO of Irish low-cost carrier (LCC) Ryanair said Aug. 2.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/eu-airlines-urge-hardline-response-brexit-says-ryanair-ceo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/eu-airlines-urge-hardline-response-brexit-says-ryanair-ceo#comments Airlines Government Affairs Daily News Wed, 02 Aug 2017 18:03:00 +0000 255631 at http://atwonline.com <p>Ryanair CEO Michael O&rsquo;Leary</p> Ryanair Ethiopia creating new Aviation Holding Group http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/ethiopia-creating-new-aviation-holding-group <div class="node-body article-body">The Ethiopian government will establish an Aviation Holding Group to oversee the country’s aviation-related interests.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/ethiopia-creating-new-aviation-holding-group" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/ethiopia-creating-new-aviation-holding-group#comments Airlines Government Affairs Daily News Thu, 27 Jul 2017 16:24:00 +0000 255101 at http://atwonline.com <p>Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 787-8</p> Rob Finlayson UK government calls for views on post-Brexit aviation strategy http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/uk-government-calls-views-post-brexit-aviation-strategy <div class="node-body article-body">The UK government is to develop a new aviation strategy for the next three decades to 2050 and beyond, as the country prepares to exit the European Union (EU) (Brexit).</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/uk-government-calls-views-post-brexit-aviation-strategy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/uk-government-calls-views-post-brexit-aviation-strategy#comments Government Affairs Daily News ATW Plus Fri, 21 Jul 2017 17:11:00 +0000 254561 at http://atwonline.com DOT tentatively approves Norwegian UK air permit http://atwonline.com/open-skies/dot-tentatively-approves-norwegian-uk-air-permit <div class="node-body article-body">The US has tentatively granted low-cost carrier (LCC) Norwegian UK a foreign air permit, saying it sees no persuasive basis to deny the application.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/dot-tentatively-approves-norwegian-uk-air-permit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/dot-tentatively-approves-norwegian-uk-air-permit#comments Government Affairs Open Skies Daily News ATW Plus Fri, 14 Jul 2017 22:23:00 +0000 253771 at http://atwonline.com <p>Norwegian Boeing 787-8</p> Rob Finlayson EDITORIAL: Don’t let US majors chip away at Open Skies http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/editorial-don-t-let-us-majors-chip-away-open-skies <div class="node-body article-body">The single largest benefit to airlines and consumers that has occurred in the history of commercial air transportation began as a concept that crystallized into the US model known as Open Skies. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/editorial-don-t-let-us-majors-chip-away-open-skies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/editorial-don-t-let-us-majors-chip-away-open-skies#comments Government Affairs Daily News Opinions ATW Plus Thu, 13 Jul 2017 15:21:00 +0000 253521 at http://atwonline.com American to end Etihad & Qatar codeshares over subsidy row http://atwonline.com/open-skies/american-end-etihad-qatar-codeshares-over-subsidy-row <div class="node-body article-body">American Airlines is ending its codeshare relationships with Etihad Airways and Qatar Airways as a protest against what it alleges to be government subsidies of the major Gulf carriers.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/american-end-etihad-qatar-codeshares-over-subsidy-row" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/american-end-etihad-qatar-codeshares-over-subsidy-row#comments Government Affairs Open Skies Daily News ATW Plus Wed, 12 Jul 2017 21:25:00 +0000 253471 at http://atwonline.com <p>American Airlines Boeing 787-8</p> Rob Finlayson Qatar Airways continues to expand despite sanctions http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/qatar-airways-continues-expand-despite-sanctions <div class="node-body article-body">Qatar Airways has announced two new destinations, even as the airspace blockade on its territory by neighboring nations was restated July 5.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/qatar-airways-continues-expand-despite-sanctions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/qatar-airways-continues-expand-despite-sanctions#comments Government Affairs Daily News Airports & Routes ATW Plus Wed, 05 Jul 2017 18:21:00 +0000 252681 at http://atwonline.com <p>Qatar Airways A350-900</p> Rob Finlayson Canada implements new visa requirement for Antigua & Barbuda http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/canada-implements-new-visa-requirement-antigua-barbuda <div class="node-body article-body">Citizens of Antigua and Barbuda must carry paper visas for travel to Canada, following a determination that electronic travel authorizations for the Caribbean country are not meeting Canadian security standards.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/canada-implements-new-visa-requirement-antigua-barbuda" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/canada-implements-new-visa-requirement-antigua-barbuda#comments Government Affairs Daily News ATW Plus Wed, 28 Jun 2017 15:57:00 +0000 252331 at http://atwonline.com