FAA Reauthorization Act Provides Funding to Study Airport P3s

Posted on Oct 1st, 2018

October 1, 2018—The US House of Representatives passed the Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorization Act of 2018 last week, just days before funding for the FAA was set to lapse. The current legislation brings a number of changes to the Airport Privatization Pilot Program—including renaming t…

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Congress Set to Vote on FAA Reauthorization that Includes Consumer Protections and Safety Changes

Posted on Sep 27th, 2018

September 27, 2018—Congressional leaders on the Senate and House transportation committees announced this weekend that they had reached a compromise on a bill to reauthorize the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The latest version of the bill, which has been the subject of heated debate in Con…

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The Wicks Group Successfully Assists Panama in Maintaining IASA Category 1 Status

Posted on Sep 19th, 2018

Above, representatives of the Panama Autoridad Aeronautica Civil (AAC), the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and The Wicks Group (TWG) gather at the conclusion of Diplomatic Consultation. During these discussions, AAC personnel presented evidence of compliance with international…

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FAA Drone Regulation Reaches Milestone but Challenges Remain

Posted on Aug 29th, 2018

On July 26, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced that it had issued more than 100,000 remote pilot certificates. Yet limitations on drone operations imposed by the FAA have led to both litigation and “work-arounds” by industry. The remote pilot certification requirement for drone …

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TWG Featured in Aviation and Allied Business Journal

Posted on Aug 10th, 2018

The Wicks Group (TWG) Partner and Vice President Roncevert Almond, Senior Advisor Cornelia Wilson-Hunter, and Attorney Andrew Orr recently published an article in Aviation & Allied Business Journal, a journal on the development of aviation in Africa. Their work was featured in the August/Septem…

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USTR Publishes “Exclusion” Procedures for Products Affected by the U.S. Tariffs on China

Posted on Jul 13th, 2018

In a notice published on July 6, 2018, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) outlined a way for U.S. stakeholders to get products excluded from the recent imposition of an additional ad valorem duty of 25 percent on Chinese products imported under 818 tariff lines, covering a trade val…

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