air india iad

Air India is coming to Washington; before the 1st Flight maybe FAA inspectors should go to New Delhi

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.

OSHA baggage handler decision

OSHA baggage handler decision may put the Administrator in a difficult position in 2017

The U.S. Department of Labor announced an agreement with United to protect its employees from future injuries by improving its baggage-handling operation. It’s possible that the Secretary-nominee might reverse the previous agreements with OSHA and, if issued, would fall on Administrator Huerta to realign the policy within the FAA.