Aeropolitics https://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7387/more en US legislators' concern grows over TSA wait-time impacts of diversions https://atwonline.com/security/us-legislators-concern-grows-over-tsa-wait-time-impacts-diversions <div class="node-body article-body">The leadership of the US Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee is growing increasingly concerned about TSA’s plans to divert hundreds of transportation security officers (TSO) and federal air marshals (FAM) to assist hundreds of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers already stationed at the Southwest border to address a surge of migrants there.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/security/us-legislators-concern-grows-over-tsa-wait-time-impacts-diversions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/security/us-legislators-concern-grows-over-tsa-wait-time-impacts-diversions#comments Daily News Security Fri, 24 May 2019 13:39:00 +0000 314727 at https://atwonline.com Elwell: No speculation on when FAA will lift MAX ban https://atwonline.com/safety/elwell-no-speculation-when-faa-will-lift-max-ban <div class="node-body article-body">FAA’s decision to allow the Boeing 737 MAX back into the air could be based at least in part on input from foreign regulators, though consensus will not be necessary for the US agency to move forward, FAA acting administrator Dan Elwell said.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/safety/elwell-no-speculation-when-faa-will-lift-max-ban" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/safety/elwell-no-speculation-when-faa-will-lift-max-ban#comments Aeropolitics Airframes Daily News Safety ATW Plus Fri, 24 May 2019 12:59:00 +0000 314725 at https://atwonline.com Boeing FAA expands approval system for commercial drone flights near airports https://atwonline.com/regulation/faa-expands-approval-system-commercial-drone-flights-near-airports <div class="node-body article-body">FAA has expanded the number of air traffic control (ATC) facilities covered by its Low-Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability (LAANC), an automated system that allows commercial drone operators to request and obtain authorization to fly in the vicinity of airports.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/regulation/faa-expands-approval-system-commercial-drone-flights-near-airports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/regulation/faa-expands-approval-system-commercial-drone-flights-near-airports#comments Regulation Daily News Thu, 23 May 2019 19:42:00 +0000 314723 at https://atwonline.com A4A: Diverting TSA, CBP agents to border ‘not sustainable’ https://atwonline.com/security/a4a-diverting-tsa-cbp-agents-border-not-sustainable <div class="node-body article-body">Airlines for America (A4A) said monitoring a planned diversion of hundreds of US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and Customs and Border Protection (CBP) personnel from US airports to the southwestern border will be the industry trade group’s top policy priority during the peak summer travel season.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/security/a4a-diverting-tsa-cbp-agents-border-not-sustainable" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/security/a4a-diverting-tsa-cbp-agents-border-not-sustainable#comments Daily News Security Wed, 22 May 2019 13:30:00 +0000 314703 at https://atwonline.com UK’s ePassport gates extended to more countries https://atwonline.com/security/uk-s-epassport-gates-extended-more-countries <div class="node-body article-body">The UK has extended its use of electronic “ePassport” gates at airports to several more nations, including the US and Canada, in an effort to reduce lengthy queues that have been building at UK immigration channels in recent years.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/security/uk-s-epassport-gates-extended-more-countries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/security/uk-s-epassport-gates-extended-more-countries#comments Daily News Security Airports & Routes ATW Plus Tue, 21 May 2019 14:50:00 +0000 314695 at https://atwonline.com Chinese-manufactured drones have security risks, DHS warns https://atwonline.com/security/chinese-manufactured-drones-have-security-risks-dhs-warns <div class="node-body article-body">The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has advised organizations of “inherent risks” associated with using unmanned aircraft vehicles (UAVs) manufactured in China.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/security/chinese-manufactured-drones-have-security-risks-dhs-warns" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/security/chinese-manufactured-drones-have-security-risks-dhs-warns#comments Daily News Security Tue, 21 May 2019 14:13:00 +0000 314693 at https://atwonline.com DOT re-establishes FAA drone advisory committee https://atwonline.com/regulation/dot-re-establishes-faa-drone-advisory-committee <div class="node-body article-body">The US Department of Transportation (DOT) has reconstituted the FAA’s drone advisory committee (DAC) and scheduled a June 6 meeting of the high-level advisory group.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/regulation/dot-re-establishes-faa-drone-advisory-committee" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/regulation/dot-re-establishes-faa-drone-advisory-committee#comments Regulation Daily News ATW Plus Mon, 20 May 2019 14:51:00 +0000 314676 at https://atwonline.com Plan to divert TSA agents to Southwest border causes concern https://atwonline.com/security/plan-divert-tsa-agents-southwest-border-causes-concern <div class="node-body article-body">US members of Congress and airport stakeholders reacted with apprehension to reports that TSA will divert hundreds of agents from airports to the southwestern border with Mexico to deal with a surge of migrant crossings, following separate Customs and Border Protection (CBP) diversions of hundreds of CBP Officers to the US-Mexico border earlier in May.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/security/plan-divert-tsa-agents-southwest-border-causes-concern" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/security/plan-divert-tsa-agents-southwest-border-causes-concern#comments Daily News Security Fri, 17 May 2019 14:04:00 +0000 314649 at https://atwonline.com FAA changes regulations for recreational drone operators https://atwonline.com/regulation/faa-changes-regulations-recreational-drone-operators <div class="node-body article-body">The FAA on May 16 announced changes to operating rules for recreational drones, including a requirement that hobbyists obtain prior authorization from the agency before flying their aircraft in controlled airspace near airports.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/regulation/faa-changes-regulations-recreational-drone-operators" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/regulation/faa-changes-regulations-recreational-drone-operators#comments Regulation Daily News Thu, 16 May 2019 20:26:00 +0000 314645 at https://atwonline.com DOT suspends US, Venezuela services on safety, security concerns https://atwonline.com/security/dot-suspends-us-venezuela-services-safety-security-concerns <div class="node-body article-body">US Department of Transportation (DOT) secretary Elaine Chao on May 15 ordered an immediate suspension of all passenger and cargo operations between US and Venezuelan airports, citing “deteriorating conditions” in the country that “threaten the safety and security of passengers, aircraft and crew.”</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/security/dot-suspends-us-venezuela-services-safety-security-concerns" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/security/dot-suspends-us-venezuela-services-safety-security-concerns#comments Open Skies Daily News Security Thu, 16 May 2019 15:13:00 +0000 314638 at https://atwonline.com