Regulation en US airline trade group pushes back against proposed security fee hike <div class="node-body article-body">The Trump administration’s fiscal year 2019 budget request for the US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) seeks to improve airport checkpoint efficiency with more screeners and new technology. But a proposed “offsetting collection” fee increase is being criticized by the leading US airline trade group.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Regulation Security Daily News Sat, 17 Feb 2018 19:36:00 +0000 273151 at Airline groups call on US Congress to regulate drones <div class="node-body article-body">US airline industry stakeholder groups are calling on Congress to allow FAA to regulate small drones that are flown for recreation.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Regulation Daily News Safety Sat, 17 Feb 2018 17:53:00 +0000 273071 at Russia’s Azur Air ordered to repair ‘shortcomings’ or lose AOC <div class="node-body article-body">Russia’s federal air transport agency Rosaviatsia has placed a limit on leisure carrier Azur Air’s air operator’s certificate (AOC) through March 20, according to a Feb. 2 statement by the agency. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Regulation Daily News ATW Plus Mon, 05 Feb 2018 20:14:00 +0000 272261 at <p>Azur Air Boeing 767-300</p> Rob Finlayson South African CAA grounds CemAir aircraft <div class="node-body article-body">The South African aviation regulator has grounded 12 aircraft from the fleet of carrier CemAir after finding irregularities in the maintenance procedures of the aircraft.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Regulation Daily News MRO Mon, 05 Feb 2018 19:38:00 +0000 272231 at Bombardier Industry condemns video of drone close encounter with Frontier aircraft <div class="field-byline"> Kelsey Atherton </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) industry and hobbyists alike have been quick to condemn an alleged close encounter with commercial airliner.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Regulation Daily News Safety Technology Fri, 02 Feb 2018 22:05:00 +0000 272071 at <p>Screen shot of YouTube video.</p> YouTube Sweden implements new rules for UAV use <div class="node-body article-body">Sweden has become the latest country to regulate the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), or drones, covering both private and commercial operators.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Regulation Daily News Safety Fri, 02 Feb 2018 15:41:00 +0000 271941 at US major airlines praise Tillerson’s agreement with Qatar <div class="node-body article-body">The US and Qatar have reached “understandings … on civil aviation” aimed at addressing the concerns of US major airlines about alleged subsidies to Gulf carriers.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aeropolitics Airlines Government Affairs Open Skies Regulation Daily News Tue, 30 Jan 2018 17:24:00 +0000 271571 at <p>Qatar Airways Airbus A380</p> Rob Finlayson US, Qatar expected to announce agreement to ease Open Skies tensions <div class="node-body article-body">US secretary of state Rex Tillerson will finalize an agreement with Qatar on Jan. 30 in which state-owned Qatar Airways will commit to be more financially transparent and declare that it has no plans to operate fifth freedom flights to the US.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Open Skies Regulation Daily News Mon, 29 Jan 2018 21:12:00 +0000 271521 at <p>Qatar Airways Airbus A350-900</p> Rob Finlayson Beijing to lower ownership stakes in Chinese airlines <div class="node-body article-body">The Chinese government said it will loosen its control over China’s big three carriers—China Southern Airlines, Air China and China Eastern Airlines—allowing its ownership stakes in the airlines to fall below 50%.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Regulation Daily News Fri, 19 Jan 2018 20:08:00 +0000 270711 at New Delhi to allow foreign investment in Air India <div class="node-body article-body">The Indian government has eased ownership rules surrounding Air India, allowing up to a 49% stake to be held by foreign investors.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Regulation Daily News Fri, 12 Jan 2018 15:47:00 +0000 270111 at <p>Air India A320</p> Rob Finlayson