Aeropolitics en China Southern to receive $4.4 billion government investment <div class="node-body article-body">China Southern Airlines is joining the trend toward provincial and local government investment in Chinese commercial air transportation, accepting capital from authorities in and around its home base, Guangzhou.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Government Affairs Daily News Mon, 22 Jul 2019 19:07:00 +0000 315306 at <p>China Southern Airlines A320neo</p> Rob Finlayson Egyptian Minister frustrated with BA’s decision to cancel Cairo flights <div class="node-body article-body">Egyptian Minister of Civil Aviation Younes Elmasry expressed his frustration in a July 21 statement in response to the British Airways (BA) decision to suspend flights to Cairo International Airport for seven days. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News Security Safety Airports & Routes Mon, 22 Jul 2019 15:10:00 +0000 315299 at CEOs of US airlines, Qatar Airways meet with Trump on subsidy issue <div class="node-body article-body">CEOs of several major US carriers and Qatar Airways met with President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence July 18 to discuss accusations that Qatar and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have been unfairly subsidizing their respective state-sponsored airlines.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Open Skies Regulation Daily News ATW Plus Fri, 19 Jul 2019 20:05:00 +0000 315296 at Getty Images US lawmakers want to eliminate cap on airport passenger facility fees <div class="node-body article-body">Lawmakers in the US House of Representatives have introduced bipartisan legislation that would eliminate the federal cap on the passenger facility charge (PFC) that US airports use to finance infrastructure projects.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aeropolitics Daily News Airports & Routes ATW Plus Fri, 19 Jul 2019 13:08:00 +0000 315288 at European airport charges evaluation sees mixed reaction <div class="node-body article-body">Problems persist in the charges levied by European airports on airlines that use their facilities, but the situation has improved over the past decade, according to a new European Commission report.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aeropolitics Daily News Airports & Routes ATW Plus Tue, 16 Jul 2019 19:40:00 +0000 315263 at UK to release aviation strategy later this year <div class="node-body article-body">The UK government has completed a consultation on its Aviation 2050 strategic plan, with a white paper scheduled for release later this year, as the country prepares to exit the European Union (EU) (Brexit).</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aeropolitics Daily News Tue, 16 Jul 2019 13:40:00 +0000 315253 at US House panel to consider aviation security legislation <div class="node-body article-body">US lawmakers will consider legislation July 17 addressing aspects of aviation security ranging from trusted traveler programs to screening of veterans and pregnant women.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News Security Tue, 16 Jul 2019 13:33:00 +0000 315252 at IATA calls on South Africa to make key aviation policy reforms <div class="node-body article-body">IATA has called on the South African government to make policy changes, or face missing out on potentially doubling its aviation industry by 2047.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Government Affairs Daily News ATW Plus Mon, 15 Jul 2019 19:01:00 +0000 315251 at <p>South African Airways A320</p> Rob Finlayson US airports concerned about possible firefighting foam liabilities <div class="node-body article-body">US airport executives are concerned that a provision in a defense spending bill passed by the US House will expose airport operators to “costly litigation and cleanup efforts” if the measure becomes law.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Regulation Daily News Airports & Routes Fri, 12 Jul 2019 19:46:00 +0000 315239 at Task force urges regulators to speed up drone ID rules <div class="node-body article-body">A high-level task force is calling on North American regulatory authorities to expedite rules requiring that unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) be able to provide identification information to others on the ground.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Regulation Daily News ATW Plus Fri, 12 Jul 2019 16:51:00 +0000 315236 at