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Bizjet operators flying in for Olympics are being urged to arrange itineraries to undergo additional security checks outside host city Rio and São Paulo.
Predictions call for an economic impact of $150 billion in China by 2020.
Before entering airspace restricted for Olympics, genav aircraft must undergo a security inspection to receive a code required for filing a flight plan.
FAA expects that four more years will be sufficient time to consider results of noise-mitigation research.
Objective is to make aviation safety and reporting flight data monitoring data sharing easy and seamless, company said.
Notably, there were no fatal accidents in 2014 or 2015 involving business jets in France.
To get approved, TAG Aviation’s Spanish flight center had to ensure all of its aircraft and crews are compliant with RNP requirements.
Business aviation advocates believe the decade-old law is costing the aviation trust fund millions in non-commercial aviation fuel tax revenue.
Rule eliminates "the burden and expense of developing, processing and approving RVSM maintenance programs.”
Bill, however, saves debate on other issues for more comprehensive bill.