Government Affairs http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7404/more en Montenegro government to sell stake in local airline http://atwonline.com/airlines/montenegro-government-sell-stake-local-airline <div class="node-body article-body">According to the government statement, preparations for publishing public tenders for Montenegro Airlines privatization are under way. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/montenegro-government-sell-stake-local-airline" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/montenegro-government-sell-stake-local-airline#comments Airlines Government Affairs Daily News Air Serbia Embraer E-195 Fokker 100 Jat Airways Montenegro Airlines Fri, 06 Feb 2015 14:54:00 +0000 154991 at http://atwonline.com Consultation closes on Airports Commission’s short-listed options http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/consultation-closes-airports-commission-s-short-listed-options <div class="node-body article-body">The consultation on the three options shortlisted by the UK government-appointed Airports Commission for developing new runway capacity in the South East has now closed.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/consultation-closes-airports-commission-s-short-listed-options" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/consultation-closes-airports-commission-s-short-listed-options#comments Government Affairs Daily News Airports & Routes Airports Commission Andrew Haines ATW Plus BAR UK CAA Dale Keller Howard Davies London Mayor Boris Johnson UK Board of Airline Representatives UK Civil Aviation Authority Thu, 05 Feb 2015 15:45:00 +0000 154851 at http://atwonline.com ERA: New European Commission lacks vision for airline industry http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/era-new-european-commission-lacks-vision-airline-industry <div class="node-body article-body">Representatives of the European Regions Airline Association (ERA) believe the new European Commission (EC) lacks a vision for the continent’s airline industry.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/era-new-european-commission-lacks-vision-airline-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/era-new-european-commission-lacks-vision-airline-industry#comments Government Affairs Daily News Trade Shows & Conferences Boet Kreiken De Havilland EU ERA EU European Commission European Regions Airline Association European Union James Sibley Jean-Claude Juncker Michael Cramer Simon McNamara Tue, 03 Feb 2015 21:17:00 +0000 154541 at http://atwonline.com Flat FAA budget request seeks to balance current needs, NextGen http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/flat-faa-budget-request-seeks-balance-current-needs-nextgen <div class="node-body article-body">FAA’s $15.83 billion budget request for Fiscal Year 2016 (FY16) seeks to patch holes created by chronic under-investment and the 2013 sequestration while funding what the agency calls a “continued, but measured” path forward. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/flat-faa-budget-request-seeks-balance-current-needs-nextgen" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/flat-faa-budget-request-seeks-balance-current-needs-nextgen#comments Government Affairs Finance & Data Daily News & Development Airport and Airway Trust Fund Airport Improvement Program Aviation Safety Office budget Engineering FAA Facilities & Equipment NextGen Research Tue, 03 Feb 2015 21:14:00 +0000 154441 at http://atwonline.com UK airlines join forces to lobby for APD abolition in the next Parliament http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/uk-airlines-join-forces-lobby-apd-abolition-next-parliament <div class="node-body article-body">The UK airline industry is uniting behind the British Air Transport Association (BATA) to call for air passenger duty (APD) to be abolished across the UK during the next Parliament. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/uk-airlines-join-forces-lobby-apd-abolition-next-parliament" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/uk-airlines-join-forces-lobby-apd-abolition-next-parliament#comments Government Affairs IT & Distribution Daily News APD ATW Plus BATA Carolyn McCall David Burling EasyJet First Choice full abolition Nathan Stower Northern Ireland Scottish devolution Thomson Fri, 30 Jan 2015 20:02:00 +0000 154181 at http://atwonline.com Qatar & IAG: Shifting sands in the global reach of the Gulf carriers http://atwonline.com/blog/qatar-iag-shifting-sands-global-reach-gulf-carriers <div class="node-body blog-body">Today’s announcement that Qatar Airways has acquired a 9.99% stake in British Airways/Iberia parent company International Airlines Group (IAG) is an interesting development in the ongoing change in the international airline landscape prompted by the growth of the Gulf carriers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/atw-editors-blog-0">ATW Editor&#039;s Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/qatar-iag-shifting-sands-global-reach-gulf-carriers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/qatar-iag-shifting-sands-global-reach-gulf-carriers#comments Airlines Government Affairs Open Skies Abu Dhabi Aer Lingus Air F Akbar Al Baker Alitalia American Airlines British Airways Delta Dubai Emirates Etihad IAG Lufthansa oneworld Qatar Qatar Airways SkyTeam Star alliance Turkish airlines united airlines Willie Walsh ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Fri, 30 Jan 2015 18:48:00 +0000 154121 at http://atwonline.com Russia: 19 airlines took part in 2014 route subsidy program http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/russia-19-airlines-took-part-2014-route-subsidy-program <div class="node-body article-body">Russia’s airlines carried more than 530,000 passengers and operated 12,000 flights within the framework of routes subsidy programs in 2014. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/russia-19-airlines-took-part-2014-route-subsidy-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/russia-19-airlines-took-part-2014-route-subsidy-program#comments Airlines Government Affairs Daily News Angara ATW Plus KrasAvia Rosaviatsia Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency Tomsk Avia Yamal Wed, 28 Jan 2015 18:45:00 +0000 153841 at http://atwonline.com UK regional aviation urged to bid for government cash http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/uk-regional-aviation-urged-bid-government-cash <div class="node-body article-body">The UK government will make available £56 million ($84 million) to airlines and regional airports over the next three years to help launch new routes. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/uk-regional-aviation-urged-bid-government-cash" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/uk-regional-aviation-urged-bid-government-cash#comments Government Affairs Daily News Airports & Routes ATW Plus Dundee London Heathrow Manston Newquay Plymouth Regional Air Connectivity Fund Mon, 26 Jan 2015 13:52:00 +0000 153341 at http://atwonline.com ATW Leadership Award - John Pistole http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/atw-leadership-award-john-pistole <div class="node-body article-body">The US Transportation Security Administration, or TSA, is an agency with 60,000 workers responsible for security at more than 450 US airports.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/atw-leadership-award-john-pistole" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/atw-leadership-award-john-pistole#comments Airlines Government Affairs ATW Awards ATW Plus John Pistole Transportation Security Administration TSA Fri, 23 Jan 2015 20:34:00 +0000 153301 at http://atwonline.com TSA Foxx: ‘Never been safer’ to fly, but still room for improvement http://atwonline.com/safety/foxx-never-been-safer-fly-still-room-improvement <div class="node-body article-body">While it has been nearly six years since the last fatal crash involving a US commercial airline, US transportation secretary Anthony Foxx said there is still room to improve. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/foxx-never-been-safer-fly-still-room-improvement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/foxx-never-been-safer-fly-still-room-improvement#comments Airlines Government Affairs Daily News Safety Anthony Foxx ATW Plus aviation safety Bombardier Q400 Colgan Air DOT FAA Fight 3407 Michael Huerta Safety Management System SMS US Department of Transportation Thu, 08 Jan 2015 19:35:00 +0000 151551 at http://atwonline.com <p>US transportation secretary Anthony Foxx speaks about aviation safety at a press conference. Behind him are FAA administrator Michael Huerta (L) and Airlines for America (A4A) CEO Nicholas Calio (R).</p> By Mark Wilson/Getty Images