AIN Air Transport Perspective » December 26, 2011

December 26, 2011 - 10:00am
The European Union could face trade sanctions over the emissions trading scheme

The European Union (EU) appears to be on a political collision course with the United States and other leading nations after the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg blocked an appeal by Airlines for America (A4A) against the imposition of the emissions trading scheme (ETS) on non-European airlines.

December 22, 2011 - 1:46pm
airberlin Airbus A321-200

As part of its planned expansion in Europe, Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Airways intends to increase its ownership stake in Air Berlin to 29 percent, a move that would make it the largest single shareholder in Germany’s second largest airline.

December 21, 2011 - 12:23pm
The FAA has amended flight duty and rest times for Part 121 flight crew

On Wednesday the FAA announced a final rule on pilot flight duty and rest requirements, a stricter regulation stemming from the Feb. 12, 2009 crash of Colgan Air Flight 3407 near Buffalo. The rule amends existing work conditions for flight crew operating under Part 121, but exempts cargo carriers.

December 21, 2011 - 9:24am
Boeing aircraft on the production line.

The trend of robust U.S. military aircraft sales offsetting a lagging civil aircraft market is changing.

December 14, 2011 - 11:41am
American Eagle Embraer ERJ 135

AMR Corporation’s bankruptcy filing in late November will at least delay the planned divestiture of its American Eagle subsidiary, as well as throw into disarray any agreements forged between leaders of the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) and airline management.

 

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