Government Affairs http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7404/more en Russia spends nearly $6 million on Kaliningrad subsidy program http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/russia-spends-nearly-6-million-kaliningrad-subsidy-program <div class="node-body article-body">Russia spent RUB341.5 million ($5.9 million) on subsidies for the Kaliningrad subsidy program, which ran from May 15-Oct. 15, down 5.2% year-over-year, according to Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency, Rosaviatsia.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/russia-spends-nearly-6-million-kaliningrad-subsidy-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/russia-spends-nearly-6-million-kaliningrad-subsidy-program#comments Government Affairs Daily News ATW Plus Thu, 19 Oct 2017 13:05:00 +0000 263221 at http://atwonline.com <p>Aeroflot A320</p> Rob Finlayson Planes, Politics & Protectionism http://atwonline.com/blog/planes-politics-protectionism <div class="node-body blog-body">It’s ironic that the US is seeing a surge in activity that smacks of protectionism under a Republican president; one who campaigned on his credentials as a businessman. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/planes-politics-protectionism" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/planes-politics-protectionism#comments Airlines Government Affairs Aircraft & Engines Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Wed, 18 Oct 2017 16:51:00 +0000 262971 at http://atwonline.com FAA still could face shutdown following House vote http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/faa-still-could-face-shutdown-following-house-vote <div class="node-body article-body">US lawmakers are bumping up to the deadline for extending the FAA’s authorization, after a controversial bill passed the House of Representatives Sept. 28, but still faced an almost equally uncertain chance of becoming law.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/faa-still-could-face-shutdown-following-house-vote" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/faa-still-could-face-shutdown-following-house-vote#comments Government Affairs Daily News ATW Plus Thu, 28 Sep 2017 20:00:00 +0000 261161 at http://atwonline.com Dan Hockensmith DOT grants full permit to Norwegian UK http://atwonline.com/regulation/dot-grants-full-permit-norwegian-uk <div class="node-body article-body">LCC Norwegian has received full approval from the US Department of Transportation (DOT) for its UK subsidiary, Norwegian UK (NUK), to start transatlantic operations.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/regulation/dot-grants-full-permit-norwegian-uk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/regulation/dot-grants-full-permit-norwegian-uk#comments Airlines Government Affairs Regulation Daily News Airports & Routes Sun, 24 Sep 2017 16:28:00 +0000 260531 at http://atwonline.com <p>Norwegian Boeing 787-8</p> Rob Finlayson FAA reauthorization could be extended through March 31 http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/faa-reauthorization-could-be-extended-through-march-31 <div class="node-body article-body">The FAA could be reauthorized through an extension of its current authority through March 31, according to language in a potential bill brewing in the US House of Representatives.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/faa-reauthorization-could-be-extended-through-march-31" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/faa-reauthorization-could-be-extended-through-march-31#comments Government Affairs Daily News ATW Plus Fri, 22 Sep 2017 19:06:00 +0000 260501 at http://atwonline.com White House’s sloppy talk imperils ATC reform http://atwonline.com/blog/white-house-s-sloppy-talk-imperils-atc-reform <div class="node-body blog-body">White House support for Rep. Bill Shuster’s ATC reform plan presents a catch-22 for airlines.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/white-house-s-sloppy-talk-imperils-atc-reform" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/white-house-s-sloppy-talk-imperils-atc-reform#comments Air Traffic Management Government Affairs Opinions AirKarp Thu, 14 Sep 2017 15:49:00 +0000 259481 at http://atwonline.com O’Leary: EU airlines aim to impose tough terms on UK in Brexit deal http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/o-leary-eu-airlines-aim-impose-tough-terms-uk-brexit-deal <div class="node-body article-body">Several major European airlines are urging the European Union (EU) to play hard ball with the UK in the latter’s negotiations to exit the bloc (Brexit), Irish LCC Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary said Aug. 31.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/o-leary-eu-airlines-aim-impose-tough-terms-uk-brexit-deal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/o-leary-eu-airlines-aim-impose-tough-terms-uk-brexit-deal#comments Government Affairs Daily News ATW On-Location ATW Plus Thu, 31 Aug 2017 15:13:00 +0000 258301 at http://atwonline.com <p>Ryanair CEO Michael O&rsquo;Leary</p> Getty 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 ATW Plus 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 ATW Plus 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 ATW Plus Wed, 02 Aug 2017 18:03:00 +0000 255631 at http://atwonline.com <p>Ryanair CEO Michael O&rsquo;Leary</p> Ryanair