Government Affairs http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7404/more en Russia’s commuter subsidy program creates demand http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/russia-s-commuter-subsidy-program-creates-demand <div class="node-body article-body">Russian airlines taking part in the government’s commuter subsidy program have carried more than 281,000 passengers from Jan.1 through Aug.1, according to Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency, Rosaviatsia.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/russia-s-commuter-subsidy-program-creates-demand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/russia-s-commuter-subsidy-program-creates-demand#comments Government Affairs Daily News Wed, 17 Aug 2016 16:25:00 +0000 220881 at http://atwonline.com Europe to demand funding payback http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/europe-demand-funding-payback <div class="node-body article-body">The European Commission (EC) is to demand that several airlines operating into the Italian island of Sardinia pay back what have been deemed unfair subsidies.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/europe-demand-funding-payback" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/europe-demand-funding-payback#comments Government Affairs Daily News Wed, 03 Aug 2016 15:19:00 +0000 219731 at http://atwonline.com Turkish Airlines: Flights proceed as state of emergency is declared http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/turkish-airlines-flights-proceed-state-emergency-declared <div class="node-body article-body">Turkey’s national flag carrier Turkish Airlines said all flight operations are proceeding as normal, after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan issued a three-month state of emergency following a failed military coup attempt July 15.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/turkish-airlines-flights-proceed-state-emergency-declared" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/turkish-airlines-flights-proceed-state-emergency-declared#comments Airlines Government Affairs Daily News ATW Plus Thu, 21 Jul 2016 16:17:00 +0000 218061 at http://atwonline.com <p>Turkish Airlines Boeing 737-800</p> Rob Finlayson FAA lifts Turkey ban, allowing Turkish Airlines to resume US flights http://atwonline.com/open-skies/faa-lifts-turkey-ban-allowing-turkish-airlines-resume-us-flights <div class="node-body article-body">FAA has lifted all restrictions on flights between the US and Turkey, enabling Turkish Airlines to resume flights to the US July 19.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/faa-lifts-turkey-ban-allowing-turkish-airlines-resume-us-flights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/faa-lifts-turkey-ban-allowing-turkish-airlines-resume-us-flights#comments Government Affairs Open Skies Daily News ATW Plus Mon, 18 Jul 2016 19:07:00 +0000 217701 at http://atwonline.com <p>Turkish Airlines Boeing 777-300ER</p> Rob Finlayson FAA’s Turkey notice bans Turkish Airlines’ US flights through August http://atwonline.com/open-skies/faa-s-turkey-notice-bans-turkish-airlines-us-flights-through-august <div class="node-body article-body">Turkish Airlines’ flights to the US are banned through Aug. 31 following an FAA notice issued in the aftermath of the failed coup attempt in Turkey, though FAA confirmed it can cancel the ban at any time.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/faa-s-turkey-notice-bans-turkish-airlines-us-flights-through-august" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/faa-s-turkey-notice-bans-turkish-airlines-us-flights-through-august#comments Government Affairs Open Skies Daily News ATW Plus Mon, 18 Jul 2016 15:09:00 +0000 217631 at http://atwonline.com <p>Turkish Airlines Boeing 777-300 at Istanbul</p> Rob Finlayson US bans flights from Turkey after failed coup http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/us-bans-flights-turkey-after-failed-coup <div class="node-body article-body">Airline operations to, from and within Turkey came to a complete standstill Saturday by an attempted military coup that left the country in chaos. But the CEO of Turkish Airlines told ATW that his airline expected to operate about half of its Istanbul schedule Saturday.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/us-bans-flights-turkey-after-failed-coup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/us-bans-flights-turkey-after-failed-coup#comments Airlines Government Affairs Daily News Airports & Routes ATW Plus Sat, 16 Jul 2016 13:29:00 +0000 217581 at http://atwonline.com <p>A passenger walks as Turkish army&#39;s tanks enter the Ataturk Airport on July 16, 2016 in Istanbul, Turkey.</p> Defne Karadeniz/Getty Images Senate passes FAA extension by 89-4 vote http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/senate-passes-faa-extension-89-4-vote <div class="node-body article-body">The US Senate has overwhelmingly passed an extension of FAA’s authorization through Sept. 30, 2017, sending the legislation to President Barack Obama for signature into law.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/senate-passes-faa-extension-89-4-vote" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/senate-passes-faa-extension-89-4-vote#comments Government Affairs Daily News ATW Plus Wed, 13 Jul 2016 19:02:00 +0000 217271 at http://atwonline.com Local councils across UK push for Heathrow expansion http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/local-councils-across-uk-push-heathrow-expansion <div class="node-body article-body">Local council leaders in the UK have urged the UK government to move ahead with adding a third runway to London Heathrow Airport despite the recent Brexit vote.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/local-councils-across-uk-push-heathrow-expansion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/local-councils-across-uk-push-heathrow-expansion#comments Government Affairs Daily News Airports & Routes ATW Plus Mon, 11 Jul 2016 11:59:00 +0000 216391 at http://atwonline.com Congress to vote on extending FAA’s authority through September 2017 http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/congress-vote-extending-faa-s-authority-through-september-2017 <div class="node-body article-body">Leaders of transportation panels in both houses of the US Congress say they have reached agreement on a bipartisan extension of FAA’s authorization through Sept. 30, 2017. The agreement is expected to be voted on in both the House of Representatives and Senate ahead of FAA’s authority expiring July 15. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/congress-vote-extending-faa-s-authority-through-september-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/congress-vote-extending-faa-s-authority-through-september-2017#comments Government Affairs Daily News ATW Plus Wed, 06 Jul 2016 21:05:00 +0000 215841 at http://atwonline.com Russia resumes flights to Turkey http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/russia-resumes-flights-turkey <div class="node-body article-body">Russia will resume charter flights to Turkey July 7 after a six-month break.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/russia-resumes-flights-turkey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/russia-resumes-flights-turkey#comments Government Affairs Daily News Airports & Routes ATW Plus Wed, 06 Jul 2016 18:38:00 +0000 215791 at http://atwonline.com