Air Transport News.


Nov 13, 2006

New House leaders could stall DOT initiatives. New House Democratic leaders could frustrate some DOT initiatives, including changes in FAA funding and the liberalization of foreign ownership laws, some observers say. Some Democrats have questioned the need for changing the model for agency funding. The Air Transport Association supports a user-fee system that would require business aviation to pay its fair share for the services it uses. Nov 10, 2006

EC set to include airlines in existing emissions trading scheme. The European Commission will submit a proposal in the next several weeks to include airlines in the EU's existing emissions trading scheme, EU Environment Commissioner Stavros Dimas said yesterday. Nov 10, 2006

Group will advise EC on aviation issues. The European Commission plans to create a group to...

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