Government Affairs https://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7404/more en US lawmakers: Boeing testimony raises ‘new questions’ on MAX development https://atwonline.com/manufacturers/us-lawmakers-boeing-testimony-raises-new-questions-max-development <div class="node-body article-body">Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg’s testimony last week before a US House panel raised “a litany of new questions” about the development of the 737 MAX, two top committee members said in a letter to House lawmakers.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/manufacturers/us-lawmakers-boeing-testimony-raises-new-questions-max-development" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/manufacturers/us-lawmakers-boeing-testimony-raises-new-questions-max-development#comments Government Affairs Daily News Manufacturers Safety ATW Plus Tue, 05 Nov 2019 19:05:00 +0000 316286 at https://atwonline.com Getty Images US senators object to new US-Cuba flight restrictions https://atwonline.com/government-affairs/us-senators-object-new-us-cuba-flight-restrictions <div class="node-body article-body">A group of 11 Democratic senators is urging the Trump administration to reverse new restrictions that ban US commercial flights to all Cuban destinations except Havana.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/government-affairs/us-senators-object-new-us-cuba-flight-restrictions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/government-affairs/us-senators-object-new-us-cuba-flight-restrictions#comments Government Affairs Daily News Airports & Routes Mon, 04 Nov 2019 17:15:00 +0000 316271 at https://atwonline.com US Senate advances $17.7 billion FAA funding bill for FY2020 https://atwonline.com/government-affairs/us-senate-advances-177-billion-faa-funding-bill-fy2020 <div class="node-body article-body">The US Senate has passed a transportation funding bill for fiscal year 2020, although doubts remain about whether Congress can complete the appropriations process before a Nov. 21 deadline to fund the federal government. </div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/government-affairs/us-senate-advances-177-billion-faa-funding-bill-fy2020" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/government-affairs/us-senate-advances-177-billion-faa-funding-bill-fy2020#comments Government Affairs Daily News ATW Plus Fri, 01 Nov 2019 15:30:00 +0000 316255 at https://atwonline.com US House shows strong support for FAA shutdown legislation https://atwonline.com/government-affairs/us-house-shows-strong-support-faa-shutdown-legislation <div class="node-body article-body">A bipartisan effort to keep the FAA funded during future US federal government shutdowns has more than 260 co-sponsors in the House, according to the senior counsel of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I).</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/government-affairs/us-house-shows-strong-support-faa-shutdown-legislation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/government-affairs/us-house-shows-strong-support-faa-shutdown-legislation#comments Government Affairs Daily News Tue, 22 Oct 2019 13:39:00 +0000 316151 at https://atwonline.com Linda Blachly British airline industry carefully watching new Brexit agreement https://atwonline.com/government-affairs/british-airline-industry-carefully-watching-new-brexit-agreement <div class="node-body article-body">Britain’s aerospace industry is carefully examining the details of a revised withdrawal agreement for the country’s exit from the European Union (EU).</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/government-affairs/british-airline-industry-carefully-watching-new-brexit-agreement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/government-affairs/british-airline-industry-carefully-watching-new-brexit-agreement#comments Government Affairs Daily News ATW Plus Thu, 17 Oct 2019 19:49:00 +0000 316108 at https://atwonline.com Getty Images Britain issues sketchy guidance to prepare for no-deal Brexit https://atwonline.com/government-affairs/britain-issues-sketchy-guidance-prepare-no-deal-brexit <div class="node-body article-body">With Britain once again on the abyss of a “no-deal” Brexit, the government has started issuing guidance to the aerospace industry to get ready.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/government-affairs/britain-issues-sketchy-guidance-prepare-no-deal-brexit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/government-affairs/britain-issues-sketchy-guidance-prepare-no-deal-brexit#comments Government Affairs Daily News ATW Plus Wed, 09 Oct 2019 13:14:00 +0000 316040 at https://atwonline.com Getty Images Analyst: US airlines face minimal near-term tariff fallout https://atwonline.com/airlines/analyst-us-airlines-face-minimal-near-term-tariff-fallout <div class="node-body article-body">Most US airlines would see minimal near-term fallout from tariffs on Airbus deliveries, although New York-based JetBlue Airways and Florida-based Spirit Airlines could face notable challenges offsetting added costs, a Bernstein analysis has concluded. </div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airlines/analyst-us-airlines-face-minimal-near-term-tariff-fallout" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airlines/analyst-us-airlines-face-minimal-near-term-tariff-fallout#comments Airlines Government Affairs Daily News Manufacturers ATW Plus Thu, 03 Oct 2019 19:03:00 +0000 316005 at https://atwonline.com <p>JetBlue Airways and Spirit Airlines could face notable challenges offsetting added costs, a Bernstein analysis has concluded.</p> Rob Finlayson Probe finds FAA MAX safety inspectors not properly credentialed https://atwonline.com/safety/probe-finds-faa-max-safety-inspectors-not-properly-credentialed <div class="node-body article-body">The US Office of Special Counsel (OSC) has substantiated a whistleblower complaint alleging that FAA safety inspectors who served on the Boeing 737 MAX Flight Standardization Board (FSB) were not properly credentialed, contradicting earlier claims made by senior FAA officials. </div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/safety/probe-finds-faa-max-safety-inspectors-not-properly-credentialed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/safety/probe-finds-faa-max-safety-inspectors-not-properly-credentialed#comments Government Affairs Daily News Safety ATW Plus Wed, 25 Sep 2019 13:18:00 +0000 315926 at https://atwonline.com Getty Images Germany doubles aviation tax, imposes minimum fare rule https://atwonline.com/government-affairs/germany-doubles-aviation-tax-imposes-minimum-fare-rule <div class="node-body article-body">Germany’s coalition government has agreed to double the country’s short-haul aviation tax and impose a minimum fare rule in 2020.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/government-affairs/germany-doubles-aviation-tax-imposes-minimum-fare-rule" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/government-affairs/germany-doubles-aviation-tax-imposes-minimum-fare-rule#comments Government Affairs Daily News ATW Plus Fri, 20 Sep 2019 16:27:00 +0000 315879 at https://atwonline.com <p>Lufthansa and Eurowings aircraft at Dusseldorf International Airport.</p> Rob Finlayson Flag of convenience bill advances in US House https://atwonline.com/government-affairs/flag-convenience-bill-advances-us-house <div class="node-body article-body">The US House Transportation Committee advanced a bill Sept. 19 that would ban foreign “flag of convenience” carriers from flying to the US.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/government-affairs/flag-convenience-bill-advances-us-house" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/government-affairs/flag-convenience-bill-advances-us-house#comments Government Affairs Daily News ATW Plus Fri, 20 Sep 2019 13:29:00 +0000 315871 at https://atwonline.com