Government Affairs http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7404/more en US anti-Gulf coalition claims grass roots support across US http://atwonline.com/open-skies/us-anti-gulf-coalition-claims-grass-roots-support-across-us <div class="node-body article-body">The coalition of US airlines and labor groups that is campaigning against the three major Gulf carriers has claimed broad support from US lawmakers, local chambers of commerce and local unions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/us-anti-gulf-coalition-claims-grass-roots-support-across-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/us-anti-gulf-coalition-claims-grass-roots-support-across-us#comments Airlines Government Affairs Open Skies Daily News AEA airberlin American Delta Emirates Etihad IAG Iberia open skies partnership for fair & open skies Qatar subsidies United Fri, 22 May 2015 19:14:00 +0000 167011 at http://atwonline.com Lobby groups call for wider disclosure of non-compliance with EU ETS http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/lobby-groups-call-wider-disclosure-non-compliance-eu-ets <div class="node-body article-body">UK-based environmental lobby groups Transport & Environment and Aviation Environment Federation (AEF) are calling on EU states to take action to ensure all airlines operating within the European Economic Area (EEA) comply with the region’s emissions trading system (ETS). </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/lobby-groups-call-wider-disclosure-non-compliance-eu-ets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/lobby-groups-call-wider-disclosure-non-compliance-eu-ets#comments Eco-Aviation Government Affairs Daily News AEF ATW Plus Aviation Environment Federation Bill Hemmings EEA emissions trading system ETS European Commission European Economic Area Germany ICAO Saudi Arabian Airlines Tim Johnson Transport & Environment Fri, 22 May 2015 17:39:00 +0000 166871 at http://atwonline.com Australian government to expand East Coast airports http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/australian-government-expand-east-coast-airports <div class="node-body article-body">The Australian government will spend AUD26 million ($20.5 million) on upgrades to Townsville and Sunshine Coast airports as part of its ongoing plan to attract increased international passenger arrivals.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/australian-government-expand-east-coast-airports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/australian-government-expand-east-coast-airports#comments Government Affairs Daily News Airports & Routes Sunshine Coast Townsville airport Warren Truss Fri, 22 May 2015 17:38:00 +0000 166891 at http://atwonline.com Korean Transport Ministry pushes for aircraft age limit http://atwonline.com/safety/korean-transport-ministry-pushes-aircraft-age-limit <div class="node-body article-body">Korea’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, and Transport (MLIT) is urging all Korean aircraft operators to replace or mothball all aircraft that are more than two decades old.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/korean-transport-ministry-pushes-aircraft-age-limit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/korean-transport-ministry-pushes-aircraft-age-limit#comments Airframes Airlines Government Affairs Daily News Safety Air Busan Air Incheon air operator’s certificate and Transport Asiana Airlines EASA Eastar Jet and T’way Air European Aviation Safety Agency Infrastructure Jeju Air Jin Air Korean Air Korea’s Ministry of Land MLIT Fri, 22 May 2015 17:35:00 +0000 166921 at http://atwonline.com <p>Korean Air Boeing 747-400</p> By Rob Finlayson Philippine government to boost Cebu airport http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/philippine-government-boost-cebu-airport <div class="node-body article-body">Philippine authorities will subsidize landing and take-off charges at Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) to help stimulate international and regional traffic and ease Manila’s chronically congested Ninoy Aquino International Airport.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/philippine-government-boost-cebu-airport" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/philippine-government-boost-cebu-airport#comments Government Affairs Daily News Airports & Routes AirAsia Philippines Cebu Pacific Mactan-Cebu International Airport MCIA Nigel Paul Villarete Ninoy Aquino International Philippine Airlines Fri, 22 May 2015 17:34:00 +0000 166941 at http://atwonline.com United’s Smisek: Airlines strongly support separating ATC from FAA http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-control/united-s-smisek-airlines-strongly-support-separating-atc-faa <div class="node-body article-body">The funding and governance structure of FAA needs to change and air traffic control (ATC) operations should be removed from the agency, United Airlines chairman, president and CEO Jeffrey Smisek told the US Senate.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-control/united-s-smisek-airlines-strongly-support-separating-atc-faa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-control/united-s-smisek-airlines-strongly-support-separating-atc-faa#comments Air Traffic Control Government Affairs Daily News air traffic control Airlines for Amer ATC ATW Plus Congress FAA FAA reauthorization Jeff Smisek Michael Huerta Michael Whitaker NATCA National Air Traffic Controllers Association Nicholas Calio Paul Rinaldi Senate United Airlines Wed, 20 May 2015 19:22:00 +0000 166481 at http://atwonline.com Another week in Washington and subsidies debate looks like a long one http://atwonline.com/blog/another-week-washington-and-subsidies-debate-looks-long-one <div class="node-body blog-body">In an interview with American Airlines chairman and CEO Doug Parker last week, I asked him whether he thought the Gulf carrier spat would be a long, drawn-out affair.</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/another-week-washington-and-subsidies-debate-looks-long-one" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/another-week-washington-and-subsidies-debate-looks-long-one#comments Airlines Government Affairs Open Skies American Airlines British Airways Delta Air Lines Emirates Etihad IAG Open Skies Qatar subsidy united airlines ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Sun, 17 May 2015 21:51:00 +0000 166201 at http://atwonline.com Etihad report alleges 3 major US carriers have received $71.5 billion in benefits http://atwonline.com/open-skies/etihad-report-alleges-3-major-us-carriers-have-received-715-billion-benefits <div class="node-body article-body">Etihad Airways has released a report that it commissioned that says the three biggest US carriers—American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines—have received benefits worth $71.48 billion over the past 15 years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/etihad-report-alleges-3-major-us-carriers-have-received-715-billion-benefits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/etihad-report-alleges-3-major-us-carriers-have-received-715-billion-benefits#comments Airlines Government Affairs Open Skies Daily News Abu Dhabi American Delta Emirates Etihad open skies Qatar Turkish United Thu, 14 May 2015 21:39:00 +0000 166031 at http://atwonline.com American Airlines' Will Ris to retire at year end http://atwonline.com/people/american-airlines-will-ris-retire-year-end <div class="node-body article-body">American Airlines SVP-government affairs Will Ris announced Wednesday he will retire at the end of 2015 after nearly 20 years with the airline. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/people/american-airlines-will-ris-retire-year-end" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/people/american-airlines-will-ris-retire-year-end#comments Airlines Government Affairs Open Skies Daily News People American Airlines FAA open skies Will Ris Wed, 13 May 2015 19:14:00 +0000 165851 at http://atwonline.com <p>American Airlines SVP-government affairs Will Ris</p> Courtesy, AA New Rostov airport receives government support http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/new-rostov-airport-receives-government-support <div class="node-body article-body">Russia’s Gazprombank will provide a RUB15.7 billion ($312.7 million) loan for Rostovaeroinvest to build new Yuzhny airport at Rostov on Don. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/new-rostov-airport-receives-government-support" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/new-rostov-airport-receives-government-support#comments Government Affairs Daily News Airports & Routes Airports of Regions Rostovaeroinvest Wed, 13 May 2015 18:34:00 +0000 165831 at http://atwonline.com