Government Affairs http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7404/more en 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 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 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 Russia to increase subsidies for domestic regional routes http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/russia-increase-subsidies-domestic-regional-routes <div class="node-body article-body">The Russian government will increase subsidies for domestic regional routes in the first quarter of 2015, TASS news agency reported, quoting Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/russia-increase-subsidies-domestic-regional-routes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/russia-increase-subsidies-domestic-regional-routes#comments Government Affairs Daily News Airports & Routes Russian Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich subsidize regional routes Thu, 08 Jan 2015 16:35:00 +0000 151501 at http://atwonline.com Analysis - Mystery Minefield http://atwonline.com/safety/analysis-mystery-minefield <div class="field-deck"> Task force recommendations in wake of MH370 disappearance are deliberately cautious. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Aircraft Tracking Task Force (ATTF) set up in the wake of the disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200 in March has issued its report with recommendations to improve continuous tracking of airliners.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/analysis-mystery-minefield" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/analysis-mystery-minefield#comments Airlines Government Affairs Safety Aircraft Tracking Task Force ATW Plus Boeing IATA Malaysia Airlines Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Wed, 31 Dec 2014 19:30:00 +0000 150861 at http://atwonline.com Credit: Thinkstock Flag Flying http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/flag-flying <div class="field-deck"> In wake of the Scottish independence vote, local airport tax power could transition to Edinburgh. English airports fear market distortion. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The UK-government appointed Smith Commission has recommended that the power to charge air passenger duty (APD) at Scottish airports should be devolved to the Scottish Parliament.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/flag-flying" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/flag-flying#comments Government Affairs Airports & Routes air passenger duty ATW Plus Scotland APD Smith Commission Wed, 31 Dec 2014 17:36:00 +0000 150731 at http://atwonline.com Credit: Thinkstock Interview — Lütfi Elvan, Minister of Transportation, Maritime and Communications, Turkey http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/interview-l-tfi-elvan-minister-transportation-maritime-and-communications-turkey <div class="field-deck"> No Limits </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Turkish Minister of Transportation, Maritime and Communication Lütfi Elvan is a strong advocate for commercial air transportation, which generates more than 180,000 jobs and $23.8 billion revenue in Turkey annually. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/interview-l-tfi-elvan-minister-transportation-maritime-and-communications-turkey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/interview-l-tfi-elvan-minister-transportation-maritime-and-communications-turkey#comments Airlines Government Affairs Interviews - Video & Print ATW Plus Lütfi Elvan Turkey Turkish Transport Minister Wed, 31 Dec 2014 17:07:00 +0000 150721 at http://atwonline.com Credit: Hasan Danismaz Search continues for missing AirAsia Indonesia Airbus A320 http://atwonline.com/daily-news/search-continues-missing-airasia-indonesia-airbus-a320 <div class="node-body article-body">A second day of searching for the AirAsia Indonesia Airbus A320-200 that went missing over the Java Sea early Sunday has turned up no sign of the aircraft, authorities said Monday.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/daily-news/search-continues-missing-airasia-indonesia-airbus-a320" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/daily-news/search-continues-missing-airasia-indonesia-airbus-a320#comments Airframes Airlines Government Affairs Daily News AirAsia AirAsia Group AirAsia Indonesia Airbus A320-200 Australia Bambang Sulistyo Indonesia Malaysia missing aircraft QZ8501 search Singapore Tony Fernandes Mon, 29 Dec 2014 18:24:00 +0000 150581 at http://atwonline.com <div class="image-description"> <p>An AirAsia A320 being delivered at Airbus&#39; Toulouse facility.<br /> &nbsp;</p> </div> By Kurt Hofmann for ATW <p>AirAsia Group founder and CEO Tony Fernandes</p> By Linda Blachly Russian government agrees to bail out Transaero Airlines http://atwonline.com/daily-news/russian-government-agrees-bail-out-transaero-airlines <div class="node-body article-body">Following a plea for help from Russia’s second largest carrier, the Russian government has pledged to support financially beleaguered Transaero Airlines.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/daily-news/russian-government-agrees-bail-out-transaero-airlines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/daily-news/russian-government-agrees-bail-out-transaero-airlines#comments Airlines Government Affairs Daily News bailout Olga Pleshakova Russia Russian government Transaero Airlines Mon, 29 Dec 2014 16:30:00 +0000 150601 at http://atwonline.com <p>Transaero Boeing 767-300</p> By Rob Finlayson US-Cuba thaw: Some travel bans lifted but US carriers still restricted http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/us-cuba-thaw-some-travel-bans-lifted-us-carriers-still-restricted <div class="node-body article-body">The US has announced it will initiate discussions with Cuba to re-establish diplomatic relations, aiming to open an embassy in Havana in the coming months. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/us-cuba-thaw-some-travel-bans-lifted-us-carriers-still-restricted" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/us-cuba-thaw-some-travel-bans-lifted-us-carriers-still-restricted#comments Government Affairs Daily News Air Canada ATW Plus Obama OFAC Office of Foreign Assets Control travel restriction US-Cuba relations; travel ban White House Wed, 17 Dec 2014 18:30:00 +0000 149831 at http://atwonline.com