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2012-02-06 17:13:00

Airlines for America Commends FAA Modernization and Reform Act Helps Improve Safety, Limit Tax Burden on Airlines, Customers WASHINGTON, Feb. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, today commended Congress for its bipartisan leadership in passing the FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012, a comprehensive bill that will help make air travel even more safe and efficient for passengers and shippers...

2011-12-21 07:34:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, today issued the following statement regarding the decision of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) on the A4A legal challenge to the unilateral application of the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) to international aviation. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111201/DC15444LOGO) "Today's court decision further isolates the...

2011-12-07 16:40:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, formerly known as the Air Transport Association, today commended Senator John Thune (R-S.D.) for introducing a bill that would prohibit U.S. aircraft operators from participating in the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) because the scheme violates international law and U.S. sovereignty. The legislation would also seek to hold operators...

2011-12-01 07:03:00

DALLAS, Dec. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Entrust, Inc., a global leader in securing online identities and information, presented an overview of how mobile technologies and cloud-based services will impact ePassport technology at the ICAO Regional Seminar on MRTDS: Biometrics and Border Security in Singapore this week. In the presentation, Entrust underscored that mobile and cloud-based offerings are currently disrupting the IT landscape and will soon need to be addressed by governments and...

2011-10-06 05:18:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, today issued the following statement in response to the preliminary opinion issued by the Advocate General in the European Court of Justice regarding the lawsuit challenging the unilateral application of the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) to international aviation (Case C-366/10 Air Transport Association). "The...

2011-09-13 15:20:00

EVERETT, Wash., Sept. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The new Boeing (NYSE: BA) 747-8 will be able to operate at the same separation distances as the 747-400, according to a ruling from the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). ICAO, a United Nations agency tasked with codifying principles and techniques for international air navigation, sent a letter to all member nations recently saying that a team of wake experts had examined flight test and simulation data, and that it determined...

Reducing Jet Noise By Controlling Turbulence
2011-09-13 06:08:00

  Supercomputing aids scientists in developing a novel technique to reduce jet noise Airlines and aircraft manufacturers are under increasing pressure to keep noise levels low for airport personnel and for people in surrounding neighborhoods. In fact, about every 10 years, the International Civil Aviation Organization, whose recommendations influence policies in the United States and abroad, reduces the maximum noise an airplane can produce before it can be certified and sold to...

2011-09-12 07:00:00

DALLAS, Sept. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Entrust, Inc., a global leader in securing online identities and information, provided an update on the evolution of its ePassport technology and growing international interest in Cloud for PKI services and mobile-based border security solutions to the attendees and participants of the International Civil Aviation (ICAO) Seventh Symposium in Montreal this week. In his presentation, "Trends in ePassport Trust," Entrust product marketing manager...

2011-07-05 11:52:00

WASHINGTON, July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, today in the European Court of Justice (ECJ), called for the European Union application of an Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) to be dismissed and declared illegal. The ATA, which brought the action on behalf of all of its members, said in its argument that aviation greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions should be regulated on a global...

2010-11-02 07:00:00

DALLAS, Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Border security experts from Entrust, Inc., expressed a direct and important message to the attendees and participants of the International Civil Aviation (ICAO) Sixth Symposium in Montreal Monday: "No ePassport issuance without inspection." While governments across the globe have been focused on issuing first- and second-generation ePassports, the value of these efforts are limited if countries aren't also implementing the technology to inspect and...