Open Skies


International Aviation Open Skies News and Analysis.

AirAsia CEO: ASEAN growth potential still good

  • May 5, 2016

    Norwegian becomes the new “Gulf” target in the transatlantic battle 13

    Perhaps not surprisingly, last month’s announcement by the US Department of Transportation that Norwegian Air International (NAI) should be granted a foreign carrier permit has so far not unclogged the way for NAI to begin transatlantic services....More

POLL QUESTION: Norwegian International Airlines has announced new transatlantic services it plans to begin in May. US DOT has been reluctant to grant US-European service permits to the airline. What should happen next?

The US and Cuba have reached a new air agreement to begin scheduled flights. Which US airline will be the biggest winner?

This week's poll question: Now that air services between the US and Cuba have been restored after 50 years, will Cuba’s infrastructure will be able to handle a larger influx of US flights?

This week's poll question: The US Department of Transportation has tentatively granted Dublin-based Norwegian Air International (NAI) a foreign air carrier permit, allowing it to serve the US. Should NAI be allowed to serve the US?

This week's poll question: The US should forge an Open Skies aviation agreement with China.

Blogs & Commentary
Jun 23, 2016

Europe divided

Looking around Europe right now, it’s hard to see anything other than fragmentation, with daily aviation strikes and the UK on the brink of deciding on whether to leave the European Union....More
Jun 20, 2016

Steven Udvar-Hazy takes a step back

When Udvar-Hazy founded ILFC in 1973, leasing a DC-8 to Aeromexico, the commercial aircraft leasing business did not exist....More
ATW On-Location

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