Government Affairs http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7404/more en Huerta: FAA becoming more nimble agency as technology advances http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/huerta-faa-becoming-more-nimble-agency-technology-advances <div class="node-body article-body">FAA administrator Michael Huerta said FAA is moving quickly to adapt to the demands of new technology, acknowledging that the pace of change is difficult for some in the agency.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/huerta-faa-becoming-more-nimble-agency-technology-advances" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/huerta-faa-becoming-more-nimble-agency-technology-advances#comments Government Affairs Daily News Fri, 23 Sep 2016 14:58:00 +0000 224721 at http://atwonline.com <p>FAA administrator Michael Huerta</p> Aero Club/Facebook WTO criticizes EU for large aircraft subsidies inaction http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/wto-criticizes-eu-large-aircraft-subsidies-inaction <div class="node-body article-body">The World Trade Organization (WTO) has upheld a US claim that the European Union (EU) has failed to act on illegal Airbus subsidies, but has rejected other allegations related to the Airbus A380 and A350 programs.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/wto-criticizes-eu-large-aircraft-subsidies-inaction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/wto-criticizes-eu-large-aircraft-subsidies-inaction#comments Government Affairs Daily News Manufacturers Thu, 22 Sep 2016 18:38:00 +0000 224661 at http://atwonline.com <p>Airbus A380 tail with A350 flying in background.</p> Airbus Delta’s “Fly America” complaints get stranger the closer you look http://atwonline.com/blog/delta-s-fly-america-complaints-get-stranger-closer-you-look <div class="node-body blog-body">Delta Air Lines’ complaint about JetBlue Airways being awarded a pair of US federal employee travel routes gets only more interesting when you study the so-called “Fly America” system and how the US majors benefit from massive government travel contracts. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/delta-s-fly-america-complaints-get-stranger-closer-you-look" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/delta-s-fly-america-complaints-get-stranger-closer-you-look#comments Airlines Government Affairs Airports & Routes Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Tue, 06 Sep 2016 21:53:00 +0000 222851 at http://atwonline.com China, Europe & US in historic accord on aviation emissions http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/china-europe-us-historic-accord-aviation-emissions <div class="node-body article-body">China, Europe and the US have pledged to join the initial voluntary phases of the carbon-offsetting scheme designed to help international aviation achieve its goal of carbon-neutral growth after 2020</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/china-europe-us-historic-accord-aviation-emissions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/china-europe-us-historic-accord-aviation-emissions#comments Eco-Aviation Government Affairs Daily News Sun, 04 Sep 2016 22:12:00 +0000 222701 at http://atwonline.com Delta whines about JetBlue federal travel route rights http://atwonline.com/blog/delta-whines-about-jetblue-federal-travel-route-rights <div class="node-body blog-body">Delta’s got the blues again about competition, and this time the Atlanta mega carrier is whining about US carrier JetBlue Airways.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/delta-whines-about-jetblue-federal-travel-route-rights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/delta-whines-about-jetblue-federal-travel-route-rights#comments Airlines Government Affairs Airports & Routes Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Wed, 31 Aug 2016 19:30:00 +0000 222411 at http://atwonline.com Top hotel & travel execs protest delay in NAI permit approval http://atwonline.com/open-skies/top-hotel-travel-execs-protest-delay-nai-permit-approval <div class="node-body article-body">With the US still stalling on awarding final approval for a foreign air permit to low-cost carrier Norwegian Air International (NAI), the CEOs of several top hotel chains and travel organizations have written directly to President Barack Obama urging immediate action.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/top-hotel-travel-execs-protest-delay-nai-permit-approval" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/top-hotel-travel-execs-protest-delay-nai-permit-approval#comments Government Affairs Open Skies Daily News Wed, 31 Aug 2016 18:22:00 +0000 222381 at http://atwonline.com <p>Norwegian 787-8</p> Rob Finlayson Europe moves to new airline dispute resolution system http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/europe-moves-new-airline-dispute-resolution-system <div class="node-body article-body">European airlines are being encouraged to sign up for new systems of resolving passenger disputes that avoid the current final sanction of taking the matter to law.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/europe-moves-new-airline-dispute-resolution-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/europe-moves-new-airline-dispute-resolution-system#comments Government Affairs Daily News ATW Plus Wed, 31 Aug 2016 17:25:00 +0000 222361 at http://atwonline.com 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 ATW Plus 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 ATW Plus 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