Aeropolitics en US and Europe take different tacks on regulatory interference <div class="field-deck"> US steps back on airline rulemaking; Europe stands firm. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The US DOT's regulatory reform is designed to save billions and end costly rules that do not enhance safety. Europe has stiff protections for passengers.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Regulation ATW Plus Fri, 22 Mar 2019 18:11:00 +0000 309771 at A4A urges Congress to reject proposed fee increases <div class="node-body article-body">Airlines for America (A4A) is urging Congress to reject proposed fee hikes on air travel that were included in the White House’s recently released budget request for FY2020.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aeropolitics Daily News ATW Plus Thu, 21 Mar 2019 17:12:00 +0000 310241 at DOT secretary Chao asks for IG review of 737 MAX certification process <div class="node-body article-body">US Department of Transportation (DOT) secretary Elaine Chao on March 19 requested the Department’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) initiate a probe to review the process FAA used to certify the Boeing 737 MAX as safe prior to the two fatal crashes in Ethiopia and Indonesia. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airframes Regulation Daily News ATW Plus Wed, 20 Mar 2019 16:20:00 +0000 310101 at <p>Boeing 737 MAX 8</p> Matthew Thompson/Boeing EASA to analyze Boeing software changes before MAX flies again in Europe <div class="node-body article-body">The Boeing 737 MAX will not fly again in Europe until the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) completes an in-depth analysis of the software changes Boeing is developing for the aircraft, according to EASA executive director Patrick Ky.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aeropolitics Daily News Safety ATW Plus Mon, 18 Mar 2019 20:17:00 +0000 309851 at Getty Images/Stephen Brashear UK, US sign aviation agreement for ‘no-deal’ Brexit <div class="node-body article-body">A series of bilateral aviation safety agreements reached by the US and UK governments would ensure that cooperation on air travel and aviation safety remains mostly unchanged in the event of a “no-deal” Brexit. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aeropolitics Daily News ATW Plus Thu, 14 Mar 2019 16:39:00 +0000 309421 at FAA: No MAX groundings, stays course with planned changes <div class="node-body article-body">The FAA is pressing on with planned changes to Boeing 737 MAX aircraft stemming from the October 2018 Lion Air flight JT610 crash, but has not seen evidence from the recent Ethiopian Airlines MAX 8 crash to take additional steps, such as the precautionary groundings around the globe.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aeropolitics Airframes Daily News Safety ATW Plus Tue, 12 Mar 2019 22:02:00 +0000 309151 at Getty Images TSA may get $7.8 billion in funding for fiscal 2020 <div class="node-body article-body">The Trump Administration is seeking to send $51.7 billion to the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in FY2020, a 5% increase over the previous year’s enacted level, according to estimates released by the Office of Management and Budget on March 11.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Government Affairs Daily News Tue, 12 Mar 2019 20:17:00 +0000 309141 at WCS19: IATA launches industry certification for perishable goods <div class="node-body article-body">IATA launched its latest industry certification—the Centre for Excellence for Perishable Logistics (CEIV Fresh)—at the World Cargo Symposium 2019, with Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (HACTL) and Cathay Pacific Services Limited (CPSL), as its first recipients.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Regulation Daily News ATW On-Location Tue, 12 Mar 2019 17:37:00 +0000 309081 at White House asks for $17.1 billion to fund FAA in FY2020 <div class="node-body article-body">The Trump administration is requesting $17.1 billion to fund the FAA in FY2020, down from the roughly $17.5 billion appropriated for the agency in 2019, according to the White House’s budget request released March 11.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Government Affairs Daily News Tue, 12 Mar 2019 01:47:00 +0000 308991 at Ryanair to prohibit new UK shareholders if no-deal Brexit <div class="node-body article-body">Ryanair said UK nationals would not be allowed to buy Ryanair shares in the event of a no-deal or “hard” Brexit as part of updated guidelines for ensuring the Irish LCC remains majority European Union (EU)-owned. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Government Affairs Daily News ATW Plus Mon, 11 Mar 2019 15:55:00 +0000 308851 at <p>Ryanair Boeing 737-800</p> Rob Finlayson