Regulation http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7406/more en FAA, NTSB reinforce warnings on lithium battery dangers http://atwonline.com/regulation/faa-ntsb-reinforce-warnings-lithium-battery-dangers <div class="node-body article-body">In separate announcements, the US FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) this week reinforced warnings about the dangers of transporting lithium-ion and lithium-metal batteries as bulk cargo in passenger and freighter aircraft. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/regulation/faa-ntsb-reinforce-warnings-lithium-battery-dangers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/regulation/faa-ntsb-reinforce-warnings-lithium-battery-dangers#comments Regulation Daily News Safety Advanced Medical Technology Association Airbus ALPA Asiana Airlines Boeing FAA ICAO lithium ion batteries Medical Device Manufacturers Association NTSB Safety Alert for Operators Thu, 11 Feb 2016 17:13:00 +0000 197001 at http://atwonline.com ALPA: FAA reauthorization needs stronger lithium battery regulations http://atwonline.com/regulation/alpa-faa-reauthorization-needs-stronger-lithium-battery-regulations <div class="node-body article-body">The Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) had hoped the latest round of FAA reauthorization proposals would include stronger lithium battery regulations. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/regulation/alpa-faa-reauthorization-needs-stronger-lithium-battery-regulations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/regulation/alpa-faa-reauthorization-needs-stronger-lithium-battery-regulations#comments Associations Regulation Daily News Safety Air Line Pilots Association ALPA Department of Transportation FAA reauthorization ICAO lithium ion battery Tim Canoll Wed, 10 Feb 2016 15:23:00 +0000 196801 at http://atwonline.com ICAO moves forward on emissions regulations http://atwonline.com/regulation/icao-moves-forward-emissions-regulations <div class="node-body article-body">Plans for the first global CO₂ emissions standards for passenger aircraft have taken a significant step forward with the recommendation of a new standard by an ICAO committee.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/regulation/icao-moves-forward-emissions-regulations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/regulation/icao-moves-forward-emissions-regulations#comments Airframes Regulation Daily News Manufacturers Tue, 09 Feb 2016 12:05:00 +0000 196671 at http://atwonline.com EASA seeks views on two-people-in-the-cockpit policy http://atwonline.com/safety/easa-seeks-views-two-people-cockpit-policy <div class="node-body article-body">EASA has launched an online survey to assess the effectiveness of maintaining two people in the cockpit during flight, as recommended in the wake of the Germanwings tragedy.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/easa-seeks-views-two-people-cockpit-policy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/easa-seeks-views-two-people-cockpit-policy#comments Airlines Regulation Security Daily News Safety cockpit EASA Germanwings Tue, 02 Feb 2016 15:09:00 +0000 195981 at http://atwonline.com Korea to overhaul LCC safety guidelines http://atwonline.com/regulation/korea-overhaul-lcc-safety-guidelines <div class="node-body article-body">The South Korean Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (MLIT) has outlined a set of new safety guidelines requiring all low-cost carriers (LCCs) to employ six sets of pilots, and 12 type-certified mechanics for each of the aircraft in its fleet. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/regulation/korea-overhaul-lcc-safety-guidelines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/regulation/korea-overhaul-lcc-safety-guidelines#comments Airlines Regulation Daily News Safety Infrastructure and Transport Jeju Air Jin Air Korean low-cost carriers Korean Ministry of Land MLIT safety guidelines Tue, 02 Feb 2016 14:18:00 +0000 195961 at http://atwonline.com ALPA: Congress should mandate online training for UAV operators http://atwonline.com/regulation/alpa-congress-should-mandate-online-training-uav-operators <div class="node-body article-body">The Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) wants Congress to mandate that small unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) owners pass an online training course before being allowed to operate their devices.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/regulation/alpa-congress-should-mandate-online-training-uav-operators" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/regulation/alpa-congress-should-mandate-online-training-uav-operators#comments Associations Regulation Daily News Technology ALPA drone FAA Tim Canoll UAS UAV unmanned aerial vehicle unmanned aircraft system Mon, 01 Feb 2016 19:38:00 +0000 195901 at http://atwonline.com Coalition opposing US ATC privatization makes case http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-control/coalition-opposing-us-atc-privatization-makes-case <div class="node-body article-body">Two Democratic members of the US Congress and several public advocacy groups came together to express their strong opposition to privatizing US air traffic control (ATC), though it is unclear whether the coalition—particularly the two Congressional Democrats—would oppose every potential plan to separate ATC from FAA.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-control/coalition-opposing-us-atc-privatization-makes-case" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-control/coalition-opposing-us-atc-privatization-makes-case#comments Air Traffic Control Air Traffic Management Regulation Daily News A4A air traffic control Airlines for America Americans Against Air Traffic Privatization ATC ATC privatization Eleanor Holmes Norton Tue, 26 Jan 2016 20:19:00 +0000 194351 at http://atwonline.com A4E to lobby for removal of all ‘unreasonable’ taxes on aviation http://atwonline.com/regulation/a4e-lobby-removal-all-unreasonable-taxes-aviation <div class="node-body article-body">The airline industry is taking Italy and Norway to task for introducing new passenger taxes that it says will hurt visitor numbers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/regulation/a4e-lobby-removal-all-unreasonable-taxes-aviation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/regulation/a4e-lobby-removal-all-unreasonable-taxes-aviation#comments Government Affairs Regulation Daily News ATW On-Location Airports & Routes A4E Air France KLM Airlines for Europe Carolyn McCall EasyJet IAG Lufthansa Ryanair unreasonable taxes Mon, 25 Jan 2016 19:44:00 +0000 194151 at http://atwonline.com Volcanic eruption in Russia restricts airspace http://atwonline.com/safety/volcanic-eruption-russia-restricts-airspace <div class="node-body article-body">The Russian Institute of Volcanology has issued a code orange alert after Russia’s Zhupanovsky volcano began erupting earlier this week, sending clouds of ash and gas to 27,000 ft. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/volcanic-eruption-russia-restricts-airspace" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/volcanic-eruption-russia-restricts-airspace#comments Airlines Regulation Daily News Safety Gunung Egon Indonesian Centre of Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation Mount Eagon Russian Institute of Volcanology volcanic eruption Zhupanovsky Thu, 21 Jan 2016 16:50:00 +0000 193401 at http://atwonline.com FAA proposes $417,500 civil penalty against FedEx http://atwonline.com/mro/faa-proposes-417500-civil-penalty-against-fedex <div class="node-body article-body">FAA has proposed a $417,500 civil penalty against FedEx for allegedly operating an aircraft that was not in compliance with federal aviation regulations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/mro/faa-proposes-417500-civil-penalty-against-fedex" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/mro/faa-proposes-417500-civil-penalty-against-fedex#comments Airlines Regulation Daily News MRO FAA FedEx Fri, 15 Jan 2016 21:25:00 +0000 192861 at http://atwonline.com