Rating agencies: Partial wright repeal no major threat
- House forces unionism on D.C.-area airports. // Human Events;2/11/94, Vol. 50 Issue 5, p22
Reports on the United States House of Representatives' rejection of the bill seeking to amend the Airport and Airway Improvement Authorization Act of 1982. List of representatives who voted for and against the bill; Reason for support or rejection.
- Washington update. Takemoto, Paul; Edleson, Harriet // Travel Agent;10/23/95, Vol. 277 Issue 6, p130
Cites legislative developments pertaining to airlines in the United States as of October 23, 1995. Senate Finance Committee's bill that would give airlines a fuel tax reprieve through February 1997; Expected profit of airlines in 1995; Department of Transportation's granting of rights to six...
- New GATT negotiations. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;9/8/1986, Vol. 125 Issue 10, p58
As a result of the new General Agreement on Trade and Tariffs negotiations, airline deregulation could be effectively spread worldwide. Negotiations would involve a US proposal to include all service industries under GATT, which requires completely free trade and would give airlines free access...
- House okays airport bill, adds funds for research. staff, Traffic World // Traffic World;11/1/93, Vol. 236 Issue 5, p46
Reports on the United States House legislators' passing of a bill for airport and airway improvement programs. Additional funding of research into minimizing aircraft noise; Appropriation for the Federal Aviation Administration, Airport Improvement Program and upgrade of air traffic control...
- Deregulation creates a free-for-all. Scott, P. // Flying;Jul87, Vol. 114 Issue 7, p40
The full effects of the 1987 Airline Deregulation Act are now being felt on the flight deck. How deregulation affects those who choose a career flying for US airlines.
- Approval of stand-alone FAA bill sends a `clear signal.' Gilbert, Gordon A. // Business & Commercial Aviation;Apr96, Vol. 78 Issue 4, p16
Reports that in March, 1996 the United States government approved the Duncan-Lightfoot bill that would create an independent Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in the United States. What parliamentarian Jim Lightfoot had to say about the bills approval; Department of Transportation (DOT)...
- Virgin, British Airways continue antitrust battle. Shifrin, Carole A. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;7/19/1993, Vol. 139 Issue 3, p35
Reports on Virgin Atlantic Airways PLC's complaint to European Commission against British Airways PLC. Accusation of violating antitrust rules; British Airway's use of financial incentives to force smaller airlines out of business; Previous victory of Virgin in a libel case against British...
- Pressing for repose. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;11/1/1993, Vol. 139 Issue 18, p21
Reports on general aviation industry's lobbying for the Congress to enact a statute of repose to help save the light plane industry. General Aviation Revitalization Act of 1993; Support and opposition to the bill.
- With Hill deadlocked on airport bill, DOT steps in with plans for rewrite. James, Robert P. // Traffic World;1/17/94, Vol. 237 Issue 3, p32
Reports on the planned amendments to the Airport Improvement Program bill. Passage of bill amendments by the House; Initiative for revival of the airline industry; Reconciliation of plans Elimination of restrictions on landing slots at airports; Completion of study on levels of drug and alcohol...