AirKarp ATW senior editor's blog en Airbus-Boeing subsidy dispute is a proxy fight with a larger goal <div class="node-body blog-body">Airbus and Boeing fear they will not be able to live with the kinds of state support that budding rivals may receive.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airframes Opinions AirKarp Tue, 29 Nov 2016 18:22:00 +0000 231711 at Astonishing market cap figures show airline industry’s dramatic change <div class="node-body blog-body">In 2011, the highest equity value of any airline in the world was the forming LATAM at $12 billion. Now it is Delta at $35 billion.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airline Financials Opinions AirKarp Fri, 18 Nov 2016 20:05:00 +0000 230961 at Three reasons why major US airlines are not planning to grow in 2017 <div class="node-body blog-body">American, Delta and United appear to be bringing growth to a near halt through next year.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airline Financials Airlines Opinions AirKarp Fri, 21 Oct 2016 19:46:00 +0000 227931 at Four thoughts on the ICAO emissions deal <div class="node-body blog-body">The MBM scheme, while important, is NOT the end all and be all for controlling airline CO2 emissions.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Eco-Aviation Opinions AirKarp Thu, 06 Oct 2016 21:17:00 +0000 226101 at No DOJ rubber stamp of Alaska-Virgin America merger <div class="node-body blog-body">If DOJ had no issues, antitrust clearance would probably have come by the end of this week.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aeropolitics Airlines Opinions AirKarp Mon, 26 Sep 2016 18:16:00 +0000 224931 at Defining TSA <div class="node-body blog-body">As TSA approaches its 15th birthday in November, the agency continues to search for an identity.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Security Opinions AirKarp Mon, 19 Sep 2016 14:00:00 +0000 224051 at Forward From 15: Stuck in Montreal <div class="node-body blog-body">On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, I was listening to Canadian transport minister David Collenette address the ACI-NA Conference and Exhibition at the Montreal convention center.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Opinions AirKarp Fri, 09 Sep 2016 10:38:00 +0000 223221 at Four questions arising from Scott Kirby's American-to-United move <div class="node-body blog-body">What does United's president/CFO pairing of Kirby and Andrew Levy foretell?</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airline Financials Airlines People Opinions AirKarp Wed, 31 Aug 2016 18:24:00 +0000 222391 at Latest example of aviation security gaps: Truck rams Southwest 737 <div class="node-body blog-body">Keeping bad actors off of aircraft is only part of the aviation security equation.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Safety Airports & Routes Opinions AirKarp Fri, 26 Aug 2016 18:34:00 +0000 221961 at Would airliners be safer without pilots? No, says NTSB chairman <div class="node-body blog-body">Christopher Hart argues that 'human pilots are still crucial'</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Safety Opinions AirKarp Wed, 24 Aug 2016 18:58:00 +0000 221611 at