Nonstop service between Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) and Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) was announced. The new route is estimated to bring $10 million to the District in total economic impact and $30 million annually to the region. This economic bridge should provide leverage for the FAA to deal with India’s CAA.
The possible UAS commercial uses are endlessly promising. For construction and architecture, drone capabilities could transcend the industry.
Washington State aviation associations are proposing $40 aviation license plates. $12 would cover licensing fees and the remaining $28 would support aviation-specific initiatives such as airport infrastructure, economic development and statewide aviation awareness.
Two stories of how aviation can and should be aware of its broader positive “Think Globally, Act Locally” contributions. With that vision, these local actions have been supportive of airplanes and airports to these cities.
The FAA’s criteria in setting goals and choosing to support the Caribbean appear to ignore the potential economic value of this investment. The Caribbean may be a good #1 target; might not have Africa been better?
Every four years, TransLaw asks the presidential candidates for their positions on key transportation matters, not always fully covered in the main stream media. The Clinton and Trump Campaigns have provided us with the following statements.
The UK government issued a historic decision on a new runway for London’s Heathrow Airport, but similar to the US, this case suggests a crisis is needed to force NextGen support.
ARTICLE: POV: Community airports keep us safe Airports are assets critical to the National Air Transportation System. The FAA, AOPA, A4A, NBAA and several trade associations devote time and effort to promoting and preserving these…