Regulation en Airlines and GDSs at loggerheads over full-content agreements <div class="node-body article-body">Airlines want more power over pricing, but global distribution systems stick to the status quo. Technology or regulator intervention could lead to changes.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Regulation ATW Plus Thu, 18 May 2017 18:11:00 +0000 247701 at iStock Air Zimbabwe among four airlines added to EU blacklist <div class="node-body article-body">The European Commission (EC) has added four airlines to the European Union (EU) Air Safety List, including Air Zimbabwe, but at the same time lifted an earlier ban on all carriers from Benin and Mozambique.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Regulation Daily News Safety Tue, 16 May 2017 17:35:00 +0000 247681 at <p>Air Zimbabwe Boeing 767-200</p> Rob Finlayson Thai Airways recertified to international standards <div class="node-body article-body">Thai Airways’ air operator’s certificate (AOC) has been recertified after a 2015 ICAO audit of Thailand found significant concerns with the country’s safety oversight.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Regulation Daily News Safety Tue, 09 May 2017 14:34:00 +0000 246981 at UK CAA Europe proposes new UAV safety rules <div class="node-body article-body">The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has launched proposals to regulate the operation of small drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), in the continent. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Regulation Daily News Technology Mon, 08 May 2017 19:14:00 +0000 246951 at UK pilot union warns new mental health rules could backfire <div class="node-body article-body">The British Airline Pilots’ Association (BALPA) has spoken out against mental health rules, proposed in the wake of the 2015 Germanwings tragedy, saying they could be counterproductive.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Regulation Labor Daily News Mon, 08 May 2017 16:05:00 +0000 246891 at Bumping incident spurs Chicago Department of Aviation policy changes <div class="node-body article-body">The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) has placed four employees on leave and made policy changes, including placing restrictions on security officers boarding aircraft, in the aftermath of the United Airlines passenger bumping incident at Chicago O’Hare International Airport.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Regulation Security Daily News Thu, 04 May 2017 16:49:00 +0000 246661 at <p>United Airlines aircraft at Chicago O&rsquo;Hare International Airport</p> Chicago O’Hare International Airport IATA DG de Juniac defends overbooking, warns against regulation <div class="node-body article-body">IATA DG and CEO Alexandre de Juniac warned against “more heavy-handed government oversight” in the aftermath of the United Airlines bumping incident.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Associations Regulation Daily News Thu, 04 May 2017 14:11:00 +0000 246601 at <p>IATA DG and CEO Alexandre de Juniac</p> IATA US lawmakers are angry, but want airlines to self-regulate <div class="node-body blog-body">Today’s congressional hearing on US airline customer service was certainly a venting exercise for lawmakers. The question is, will this new wave of airline bashing stop at angry words or be followed by regulation?</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Regulation Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Tue, 02 May 2017 21:51:00 +0000 246441 at US lawmakers grill airline execs on customer service <div class="node-body article-body">Angry lawmakers vented their frustration at US airline executives during a congressional hearing on airline customer service Tuesday, threatening to legislate if airlines don’t step up their game.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Regulation Daily News Tue, 02 May 2017 20:43:00 +0000 246431 at <p>United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz testifies before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee about oversight of US airline customer service May 2.</p> Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images US groups opposing Gulf carriers spent almost $10 million <div class="node-body article-body">Two groups opposed to Middle East Gulf carriers’ expansion in the US spent close to $10 million in 2015 on the cause, recent tax filings show.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Open Skies Regulation Daily News ATW Plus Tue, 04 Apr 2017 15:14:00 +0000 243491 at