Regulation en American Airlines offers $45 million to settle fare-collusion case <div class="node-body article-body">American Airlines has offered to pay $45 million to end its role in a long-running class-action lawsuit against several carriers, making the move to avoid what it feared could be costly litigation, not in an admission of guilt.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Regulation Daily News Mon, 18 Jun 2018 20:02:00 +0000 284611 at <p>American Airlines Boeing 777-300ER</p> Rob Finlayson Poll Question: Are airline ownership rules outdated? <div class="node-body advpoll_binary-body"><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/" style="width: 200px; height: 150px;" /></p> </div><form action="/poll/06152018" accept-charset="UTF-8" method="post" id="advpoll-voting-binary-form-0" class="advpoll-vote"> <div><div class="poll"> <div class="advpoll-available-choices"> <div class="vote-choices"> <div class="form-radios"><div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-6201-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-6201"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-6201" name="choice" value="6201" class="form-radio" /> Yes, airline ownership rules should be more like other industries.</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-6211-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-6211"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-6211" name="choice" value="6211" class="form-radio" /> No, airline ownership rules protect jobs and networks.</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-6221-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-6221"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-6221" name="choice" value="6221" class="form-radio" /> I don’t understand airline ownership rules.</label> </div> </div> </div> </div> <input type="hidden" name="ajax" id="edit-ajax" value="" class="ajax" /> <input type="hidden" name="nid" id="edit-nid" value="284451" class="edit-nid" /> <input type="submit" name="op" id="edit-vote-binary-0" value="Answer" class="form-submit" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_build_id" id="form-6O3bgU5DNdR6F5MTNkGGctHWU4oA_t-WbFRAScJrKM0" value="form-6O3bgU5DNdR6F5MTNkGGctHWU4oA_t-WbFRAScJrKM0" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_id" id="edit-advpoll-voting-binary-form" value="advpoll_voting_binary_form" /> </div> </div></form> Regulation Fri, 15 Jun 2018 18:14:12 +0000 284451 at Study: FAA should change drone risk assessment approach <div class="node-body article-body">The FAA should change its approach to assessing safety risk when it considers unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) operations, the Washington DC-based National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine recommended in a study released June 11.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Regulation Daily News Safety Mon, 11 Jun 2018 18:47:00 +0000 283911 at European transport ministers approve unfair competition safeguards <div class="node-body article-body">European transport ministers have agreed on proposals to support competitiveness and sustainability in the mobility sector, including one aimed at safeguarding competition within air transport, paving the way for negotiations with the European Parliament. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Regulation Daily News Fri, 08 Jun 2018 16:52:00 +0000 283771 at GAO criticizes FAA drone data safety practices, risk-management <div class="node-body article-body">The US Government Accountability Office (GAO) criticized FAA’s management of safety risks for small unmanned aerial systems (UAS) in a 92-page report, citing a lack of reliable data and risk management principles that the agency only “partially follows.”</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Regulation Daily News Safety ATW Plus Thu, 07 Jun 2018 16:11:00 +0000 283641 at Aviation standards group RTCA loses federal advisory status with FAA <div class="node-body article-body">The discontinuation of RTCA’s advisory status is a result of the Trump administration’s government-wide review of federal advisory committees. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Regulation Daily News Safety ATW Plus Fri, 01 Jun 2018 18:40:00 +0000 282981 at ALPA: No single-pilot cargo aircraft language in FAA reauthorization bill <div class="node-body article-body">The US Congress should remove language from draft FAA reauthorization legislation calling for research into single-piloted cargo aircraft, the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) said.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Regulation Daily News ATW Plus Thu, 31 May 2018 21:18:00 +0000 282901 at UK introduces laws to target reckless UAV users <div class="node-body article-body">The UK introduced new laws May 30 that will restrict all unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) from flying above 400 ft. and within 1km (.62 mile) of airport boundaries.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Regulation Daily News Wed, 30 May 2018 16:36:00 +0000 282751 at Russia suspends AOC for Saratov Airlines <div class="node-body article-body">Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency has suspended the air operator’s certificate (AOC) for Saratov Airlines, effective May 31, because of a violation of flight safety rules. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Regulation Daily News Wed, 30 May 2018 16:12:00 +0000 282741 at US economist says Open Skies should not be sought with “foe” China <div class="node-body article-body">A US-China Open Skies agreement is an unlikely prospect in the near future, a Washington panel agreed Monday, but some welcomed the principle of such an agreement while one US economist said China should be treated “like we treated the Soviet Union.”</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Open Skies Regulation Daily News Mon, 21 May 2018 19:47:00 +0000 282011 at