Government Affairs http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7404/more en Russia offers Red Wings Airlines Tu-204s for Crimean flights http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/russia-offers-red-wings-airlines-tu-204s-crimean-flights <div class="node-body article-body">Russia’s Ministry of Industry and Trade has offered to equip Red Wings Airlines with Tupolev Tu-204 aircraft to be used on flights to Crimea after Aeroflot’s new low-cost (LCC) subsidiary Dobrolet suspended flights Aug. 4 due to sanctions imposed by the European Union. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/russia-offers-red-wings-airlines-tu-204s-crimean-flights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/russia-offers-red-wings-airlines-tu-204s-crimean-flights#comments Airframes Airlines Government Affairs Daily News Aeroflot Crimea Dobrolet European Union Moscow Vnukovo Airport Red Wings Airlines Russia’s Ministry of Industry and Trade Tupolev Tu-204 Tue, 19 Aug 2014 20:17:00 +0000 136021 at http://atwonline.com <p>Red Wings aircraft</p> By Polina Borodina Russia’s Aeroflot, Transaero must get approval to fly over Ukraine http://atwonline.com/open-skies/russia-s-aeroflot-transaero-must-get-approval-fly-over-ukraine <div class="node-body article-body">Ukraine’s State Aviation Administration is requiring Russian airlines, Aeroflot and Transaero, to get permission for each flight over Ukraine. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/russia-s-aeroflot-transaero-must-get-approval-fly-over-ukraine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/russia-s-aeroflot-transaero-must-get-approval-fly-over-ukraine#comments Airlines Government Affairs Open Skies Daily News Aeroflot Boeing 777 Malaysia Airlines MH17 Russia Shamil Kurmashov Simferopol Airport Transaero Ukraine State Aviation Administration Fri, 15 Aug 2014 20:34:00 +0000 135761 at http://atwonline.com <p>Aeroflot Boeing 737-800</p> By Rob Finlayson FAA, wildlife experts pitching new bird strike risk metric http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/faa-wildlife-experts-pitching-new-bird-strike-risk-metric <div class="node-body article-body">Wildlife mitigation experts are working with FAA to develop a new basic standard for calculating bird-strike risk at airports that would replace the decades-old measurement of strikes per 10,000 movements.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/faa-wildlife-experts-pitching-new-bird-strike-risk-metric" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/faa-wildlife-experts-pitching-new-bird-strike-risk-metric#comments Government Affairs Daily News bird strike FAA Feather Identification Lab John Weller Smithsonian Institution Thu, 14 Aug 2014 20:21:00 +0000 135531 at http://atwonline.com <p>Debris suspected to have fallen to the ground after an aircraft engine failure is surrounded by caution tape near a park Sept. 16, 2004 in Niles, Illinois. Police combed the area on Chicago&#39;s northwest side after the engine of the American Airlines passenger jet failed a short time after takeoff from Chicago&rsquo;s O&rsquo;Hare International Airport, possibly after a bird strike. The aircraft, originally bound for Philadelphia, landed safely at O&rsquo;Hare.</p> Allen Kaleta/Getty Images FAA opens Virginia UAS test site http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/faa-opens-virginia-uas-test-site <div class="node-body article-body">FAA has opened the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University’s unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) test site program—the sixth and final site. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/faa-opens-virginia-uas-test-site" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/faa-opens-virginia-uas-test-site#comments Government Affairs Daily News FAA Michael Huerta UAS unmanned aircraft systems Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Wed, 13 Aug 2014 19:34:00 +0000 135411 at http://atwonline.com FAA: New York unmanned aircraft systems test site goes live http://atwonline.com/airframes/faa-new-york-unmanned-aircraft-systems-test-site-goes-live <div class="node-body article-body">FAA announced the Griffiss International Airport unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) test site in Rome, New York—the fifth of six—is now operational.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airframes/faa-new-york-unmanned-aircraft-systems-test-site-goes-live" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airframes/faa-new-york-unmanned-aircraft-systems-test-site-goes-live#comments Airframes Government Affairs Daily News FAA Griffiss International Airport Michael Huerta UAS unmanned aircraft systems Mon, 11 Aug 2014 20:28:00 +0000 135131 at http://atwonline.com FAA restricts US operators from flying over Iraq http://atwonline.com/security/faa-restricts-us-operators-flying-over-iraq <div class="node-body article-body">FAA on Friday issued a new notice to airmen (NOTAM) restricting all US air carriers and commercial operators from flying in the airspace above Iraq. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/security/faa-restricts-us-operators-flying-over-iraq" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/security/faa-restricts-us-operators-flying-over-iraq#comments Airlines Government Affairs Security Daily News FAA Iraq NOTAM Notice-To-Airman Fri, 08 Aug 2014 20:05:00 +0000 134941 at http://atwonline.com Croatia moves ahead with privatization plans http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/croatia-moves-ahead-privatization-plans <div class="node-body article-body">The Croatian government is moving ahead with a new drive to find a strategic partner for its national carrier, Croatia Airlines, targeting the first half of 2015 as the timetable for discussions with potential suitors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/croatia-moves-ahead-privatization-plans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/croatia-moves-ahead-privatization-plans#comments Airlines Government Affairs Daily News ATW Plus Croatia Airlines Dan Simonić privatization Thu, 07 Aug 2014 19:37:00 +0000 134861 at http://atwonline.com <p>Croatia Airlines Bombardier Dash 8 Q400</p> Courtesy, Croatia Airlines Fugro wins further ATSB contract in ongoing search for missing MH370 http://atwonline.com/safety/fugro-wins-further-atsb-contract-ongoing-search-missing-mh370 <div class="node-body article-body">The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) has awarded Netherlands-based Fugro a further contract to assist in the ongoing search for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 (MH370).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/fugro-wins-further-atsb-contract-ongoing-search-missing-mh370" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/fugro-wins-further-atsb-contract-ongoing-search-missing-mh370#comments Airlines Government Affairs Daily News Safety ATSB Australian Transport Safety Bureau Boeing 777-200 Fugro Fugro Discovery Fugro Equator Malaysia Airlines MH370 Wed, 06 Aug 2014 20:04:00 +0000 134651 at http://atwonline.com <p>Fugro Equator</p> Courtesy, Fugro Russia’s Dobrolet ceases operations due to EU sanctions http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/russia-s-dobrolet-ceases-operations-due-eu-sanctions <div class="node-body article-body">Aeroflot’s new low-cost (LCC) subsidiary Dobrolet suspended flights Aug. 4 due to sanctions imposed by the European Union (EU). </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/russia-s-dobrolet-ceases-operations-due-eu-sanctions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/russia-s-dobrolet-ceases-operations-due-eu-sanctions#comments Airlines Government Affairs Daily News Aeroflot Boeing 737-800 Dobrolet European Union Orenair Red Wings sanctions SSJ100 Sukhoi Superjet 100 Transaero Airlines VIM Avia Mon, 04 Aug 2014 20:03:00 +0000 134431 at http://atwonline.com <p>Dobrolet Boeing 737-800</p> Courtesy, Dobrolet Aviation to boost Dubai’s GDP 32% by 2020 http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/aviation-boost-dubai-s-gdp-32-2020 <div class="node-body article-body">Aviation and aviation-related activities will derive nearly one-third of Dubai’s entire gross domestic product (GDP) by 2020, according to the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA). </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/aviation-boost-dubai-s-gdp-32-2020" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/aviation-boost-dubai-s-gdp-32-2020#comments Government Affairs Daily News Airports & Routes Airbus A380 Al Maktoum International Airport Boeing 777 Dubai Dubai Airports Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum Dubai Civil Aviation Authority Dubai International Airport Emirates Airline GDP gross domestic product Mon, 04 Aug 2014 20:01:00 +0000 134461 at http://atwonline.com <p>Emirates A380 at Dubai International Airport</p> By Victoria Moores