AirKarp http://atwonline.com/blog/47914/feed en No DOJ rubber stamp of Alaska-Virgin America merger http://atwonline.com/blog/no-doj-rubber-stamp-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="http://atwonline.com/blog/no-doj-rubber-stamp-alaska-virgin-america-merger" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/no-doj-rubber-stamp-alaska-virgin-america-merger#comments Aeropolitics Airlines Opinions AirKarp Mon, 26 Sep 2016 18:16:00 +0000 224931 at http://atwonline.com Defining TSA http://atwonline.com/blog/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="http://atwonline.com/blog/defining-tsa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/defining-tsa#comments Airlines Security Opinions AirKarp Mon, 19 Sep 2016 14:00:00 +0000 224051 at http://atwonline.com Forward From 15: Stuck in Montreal http://atwonline.com/blog/forward-15-stuck-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="http://atwonline.com/blog/forward-15-stuck-montreal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/forward-15-stuck-montreal#comments Airlines Opinions AirKarp Fri, 09 Sep 2016 10:38:00 +0000 223221 at http://atwonline.com Four questions arising from Scott Kirby's American-to-United move http://atwonline.com/blog/four-questions-arising-scott-kirbys-american-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="http://atwonline.com/blog/four-questions-arising-scott-kirbys-american-united-move" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/four-questions-arising-scott-kirbys-american-united-move#comments Airline Financials Airlines People Opinions AirKarp Wed, 31 Aug 2016 18:24:00 +0000 222391 at http://atwonline.com Latest example of aviation security gaps: Truck rams Southwest 737 http://atwonline.com/blog/latest-example-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="http://atwonline.com/blog/latest-example-aviation-security-gaps-truck-rams-southwest-737" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/latest-example-aviation-security-gaps-truck-rams-southwest-737#comments Safety Airports & Routes Opinions AirKarp Fri, 26 Aug 2016 18:34:00 +0000 221961 at http://atwonline.com Would airliners be safer without pilots? No, says NTSB chairman http://atwonline.com/blog/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="http://atwonline.com/blog/would-airliners-be-safer-without-pilots-no-says-ntsb-chairman" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/would-airliners-be-safer-without-pilots-no-says-ntsb-chairman#comments Safety Opinions AirKarp Wed, 24 Aug 2016 18:58:00 +0000 221611 at http://atwonline.com The significance of United’s CFO selection http://atwonline.com/blog/significance-united-s-cfo-selection <div class="node-body blog-body">Oscar Munoz is not afraid of bringing ULCC attributes into United’s business.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/significance-united-s-cfo-selection" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/significance-united-s-cfo-selection#comments Airline Financials Airlines Opinions AirKarp Thu, 18 Aug 2016 17:55:00 +0000 221061 at http://atwonline.com System crash muddies Delta’s reliability reputation http://atwonline.com/blog/system-crash-muddies-delta-s-reliability-reputation <div class="node-body blog-body">The technology failure is a significant negative mark on one of Delta’s key brand claims.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/system-crash-muddies-delta-s-reliability-reputation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/system-crash-muddies-delta-s-reliability-reputation#comments Technology Opinions AirKarp Wed, 10 Aug 2016 19:20:00 +0000 220351 at http://atwonline.com The big divide between airlines & Wall Street: PRASM http://atwonline.com/blog/big-divide-between-airlines-wall-street-prasm <div class="node-body blog-body">Sluggish PRASM performance is keeping US airline stock prices low.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/big-divide-between-airlines-wall-street-prasm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/big-divide-between-airlines-wall-street-prasm#comments Airline Financials Opinions AirKarp Fri, 22 Jul 2016 17:31:00 +0000 218431 at http://atwonline.com FAA reauthorization: There has to be a better way http://atwonline.com/blog/faa-reauthorization-there-has-be-better-way <div class="node-body blog-body">Perhaps significant FAA reform should be decoupled from FAA reauthorization.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/faa-reauthorization-there-has-be-better-way" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/faa-reauthorization-there-has-be-better-way#comments Air Traffic Management Regulation Opinions AirKarp Wed, 13 Jul 2016 13:47:00 +0000 217051 at http://atwonline.com Ataturk attack calls for reevaluation of airport security http://atwonline.com/blog/ataturk-attack-calls-reevaluation-airport-security <div class="node-body blog-body">If there is going to be screening, it has to be done somewhere, and therefore some crowding somewhere is inevitable.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/ataturk-attack-calls-reevaluation-airport-security" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/ataturk-attack-calls-reevaluation-airport-security#comments Safety Airports & Routes Opinions AirKarp Wed, 29 Jun 2016 19:11:00 +0000 214931 at http://atwonline.com Steven Udvar-Hazy takes a step back http://atwonline.com/blog/steven-udvar-hazy-takes-step-back <div class="node-body blog-body">When Udvar-Hazy founded ILFC in 1973, leasing a DC-8 to Aeromexico, the commercial aircraft leasing business did not exist.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/steven-udvar-hazy-takes-step-back" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/steven-udvar-hazy-takes-step-back#comments Leasing Opinions AirKarp Mon, 20 Jun 2016 18:11:00 +0000 213391 at http://atwonline.com US airlines’ big test http://atwonline.com/blog/us-airlines-big-test <div class="node-body blog-body">If fuel prices continue to rise, will US airlines’ profitability disappear?</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/us-airlines-big-test" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/us-airlines-big-test#comments Airlines Data & Financials Opinions AirKarp Mon, 23 May 2016 16:28:00 +0000 209851 at http://atwonline.com Winners and losers from Delta’s CSeries order http://atwonline.com/blog/winners-and-losers-delta-s-cseries-order <div class="node-body blog-body">“There’s no question this is an industry-accepting order,” Bombardier SVP Colin Bole said.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/winners-and-losers-delta-s-cseries-order" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/winners-and-losers-delta-s-cseries-order#comments Airframes Airlines Opinions AirKarp Tue, 03 May 2016 18:48:00 +0000 207221 at http://atwonline.com Playing the Gordon Bethune card http://atwonline.com/blog/playing-gordon-bethune-card <div class="node-body blog-body">The former Continental CEO said Altimeter and PAR “used me as a credible alternative” to force changes at United.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/playing-gordon-bethune-card" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/playing-gordon-bethune-card#comments Airlines Opinions AirKarp Wed, 20 Apr 2016 18:08:00 +0000 205441 at http://atwonline.com