Jerome Greer Chandler

Jerome
Greer Chandler

Jerome Greer Chandler, writes regularly for ATW on a wide variety of subjects. He is a two-time winner of the Best Maintenance Feature competition at the Aerospace Journalist of the Year Awards. His book on the windshear-related crash of Delta Air Lines Flight 191 was a best-seller, and the subsequent television film--Fire & Rain--premiered on the USA Network. Chandler has appeared on NPR, PBS's Nova series, CNN, ABC, MSNBC, and the National Geographic Channel.

Articles
Turbulent Times 
Research starts to focus on climate change’s impact on aviation.
Route Makers 
New avionic suites promise fuel savings and enhanced safety.
Houston’s Major Makeover 
Houston Intercontinental set for complete upgrade following United-Continental merger.
Limiting Loss of Control 
The airline industry is looking at the best way to train pilots to respond to unusual aircraft attitudes.
Persistence in Paradise 
Hawaiian Airlines is ascendant in its namesake state after decades of competitive battles, but for how long?
East Side Story 
Atlanta’s new international terminal will smooth O&D passenger flows for Delta’s growing global network when it opens in 2012.
Entrepreneurial Airport 
Privately-owned Branson Airport minds the pennies, plumbs revenue streams.
Love’s Luster Found 
Southwest Airlines has big plans for its hometown airport, Dallas Love Field, including a new terminal.
The Data Downlink Dilemma 
The inability to recover the flight data and cockpit voice recorders from AF447 is causing the aviation industry to take a look at streaming data from aircraft in flight.
Simulators Move Forward 

Modular designs, electric actuation and increased fidelity are advancing the state of the art.

Controlling NextGen 

Can US air traffic controllers and FAA put aside their years of bickering and get on with it?

Allegiant: The Un-Airline 

The Las Vegas-based LCC thrives while other carriers struggle by playing a different game.

The Afterlife of the Northeast Shuttles 

Rail trumps air between Washington, New York, Boston.

Training Lull 
Recession provides some breathing room from the predicted pilot shortage.
The Perimeter Push 

BORN IN A DAY WHEN AIR TRAFFIC WAS burgeoning, planners saw perimeter taxiways as a way to cut both runway incursions and fuel costs. Now that traffic has tumbled and fuel isn't quite as terrifying, the issue is whether they still make sense. It depends. There is more than a modicum of validity to the old saying, "When you've seen one airport, you've seen one airport."

Blogs & Commentary
Jun 27, 2017
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The subsidy irony of Anderson’s new gig

Amtrak’s pick of former Delta Air Lines chairman and CEO Richard Anderson to be its president and CEO provides exactly the sort of tough leadership that the woefully-inadequate US passenger rail line needs....More
Jun 23, 2017
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Qatar Airways’ American bid could be political

Qatar Airways’ unsolicited bid to acquire a large stake in American Airlines is indeed “puzzling”, as American CEO Doug Parker put it in a letter to employees....More
Jun 22, 2017
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Qatar Airways CEO Al Baker defiant in face of blockade, laptop ban

The diplomatic rift between Qatar and four Gulf neighbors has not thwarted Qatar Airways’ ambitions....More
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