Regulation en EU removes all Kazakh airlines from blacklist, adds Iran Aseman Airlines <div class="node-body article-body">The European Commission has released the latest update of its European Union (EU) Air Safety List, removing all airlines from Kazakhstan, but adding Iran Aseman Airlines.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Regulation Daily News Safety Thu, 08 Dec 2016 18:44:00 +0000 232661 at Brazil to announce streamlined regulation package for airlines <div class="node-body article-body">Brazil is expected to announce details next week of an act that will streamline some of the complex web of regulation it currently imposes on the country’s airlines.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Regulation Daily News ATW On-Location Thu, 08 Dec 2016 17:07:00 +0000 232631 at Alaska Air Group reaches deal with DOJ to allow Virgin America buy <div class="node-body article-body">Alaska Air Group and the US Department of Justice (DOJ) have agreed to terms that will allow for regulatory approval of Alaska’s $4 billion acquisition of Virgin America, which Alaska said it plans to close “in the very near future.”</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Regulation Daily News Tue, 06 Dec 2016 21:25:00 +0000 232441 at Alaska Airlines US airline labor groups look to Trump to overturn NAI decision <div class="node-body article-body">Labor representatives of US airline workers reacted harshly to the US government’s approval of Norwegian Air International’s (NAI) foreign carrier permit, and indicated they will press US President-elect Donald Trump to reverse the decision when he takes office Jan. 20, 2017.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Open Skies Regulation Daily News Mon, 05 Dec 2016 15:50:00 +0000 232261 at <p>Norwegian Boeing 787-9</p> Norwegian DOT grants Norwegian permit to begin US services <div class="node-body article-body">Norwegian Air International (NAI) has been granted approval to begin flights between Ireland and the US after a three-year process in which the US Department of Transportation (DOT) seemed reluctant to give the go-ahead despite being unable to find any legal reason to reject the application.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Regulation Daily News Sat, 03 Dec 2016 00:26:00 +0000 232211 at <p>Norwegian 787-8</p> Rob Finlayson Five priorities for the next US Transportation Secretary <div class="node-body blog-body">US President-elect’s nomination of Elaine Chao to be Department of Transportation Secretary seems to have broad support and will likely be an uncontentious nominee with the Senate.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Regulation Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Thu, 01 Dec 2016 17:10:00 +0000 231941 at WTO recommends withdrawal of Washington state tax incentives for 777X <div class="node-body article-body">The World Trade Organization (WTO) has weighed in on a long-running subsidy dispute relating to Boeing aircraft, saying that a Washington state tax incentive on the 777X program contravenes WTO subsidy rules, but dismissing six other complaints made by the European Union (EU).</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Regulation Daily News Manufacturers Mon, 28 Nov 2016 18:35:00 +0000 231511 at <p>Rendering of 777X</p> Boeing COMMENTARY: Uber’s flying car vision won’t fly without NextGen <div class="field-byline"> David F. Melcher </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Uber’s recent report outlining its vision for the potential of autonomous flying cars has captured the imagination of city dwellers and commuters worldwide. Who wouldn’t enjoy care-free flying in 10 years that eliminates gridlock at 200mph?</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Associations Government Affairs Regulation Daily News Technology Opinions Wed, 23 Nov 2016 17:18:00 +0000 231351 at <p>David F. Melcher</p> AIA DOT tentatively denies expansion of Qantas-American alliance <div class="node-body article-body">The US Department of Transportation (DOT) has dealt Qantas and American Airlines a setback in their efforts to expand their alliance on routes between the US and Australia.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Regulation Daily News ATW Plus Fri, 18 Nov 2016 20:35:00 +0000 230971 at American Airlines Europe amends EASA rules to handle emerging issues <div class="node-body article-body">Rules governing the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) have been amended to enable it to tackle emerging issues. Aspects of the new rules were welcomed by pilots, but criticized by some of the continent’s major airlines.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Regulation Daily News Safety Fri, 18 Nov 2016 15:26:00 +0000 230861 at