AirKarp http://atwonline.com/blog/47914/feed en Cockpit doors: No silver bullet solution http://atwonline.com/blog/cockpit-doors-no-silver-bullet-solution <div class="node-body blog-body">What if the person sabotaging the aircraft is one of the pilots and he is alone in the cockpit?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/airkarp">AirKarp</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/cockpit-doors-no-silver-bullet-solution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/cockpit-doors-no-silver-bullet-solution#comments Blogs Airbus A320 Andreas Lubitz Brice Robin cockpit door crash FAA flight deck French Alps French prosecutor Germanwings 4U9525 Lufthansa Group pilot AirKarp Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:07:00 +0000 160461 at http://atwonline.com March Madness: Southwest vs. Spirit http://atwonline.com/blog/march-madness-southwest-vs-spirit <div class="node-body blog-body">Southwest appears to be targeting ultra-low cost carrier Spirit Airlines in its latest TV commercial.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/airkarp">AirKarp</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/march-madness-southwest-vs-spirit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/march-madness-southwest-vs-spirit#comments Blogs advertising basketball competition LCC low fares low-cost carrier March Madness NCAA tournament southwest airlines Spirit Airlines ULCC ultra low-cost carrier AirKarp Mon, 23 Mar 2015 20:01:00 +0000 160061 at http://atwonline.com Will scope clause issue muddle Mitsubishi Regional Jet’s service entry? http://atwonline.com/blog/will-scope-clause-issue-muddle-mitsubishi-regional-jet-s-service-entry <div class="node-body blog-body">Mitsubishi desperately needs US customers SkyWest and Trans States, which hold the vast majority of the 223 MRJs on firm order.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/airkarp">AirKarp</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/will-scope-clause-issue-muddle-mitsubishi-regional-jet-s-service-entry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/will-scope-clause-issue-muddle-mitsubishi-regional-jet-s-service-entry#comments Blogs E-175-E2 Embraer labor contracts Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp. Mitsubishi Regional Jet MRJ pilots scope clause SkyWest Trans States Holdings AirKarp Thu, 12 Mar 2015 21:28:00 +0000 158991 at http://atwonline.com Yes, Mr. Anderson, Chapter 11 is a ‘government subsidy’ http://atwonline.com/blog/yes-mr-anderson-chapter-11-government-subsidy <div class="node-body blog-body">Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection is not generally viewed in the US as a company getting “government assistance.” I’ve long wondered why this is.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/airkarp">AirKarp</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/yes-mr-anderson-chapter-11-government-subsidy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/yes-mr-anderson-chapter-11-government-subsidy#comments Blogs bankruptcy protection Chapter 11 CNN Delta Air Lines Emirates Airline Etihad Airways Richard Anderson AirKarp Fri, 20 Feb 2015 18:29:00 +0000 156531 at http://atwonline.com CRJ900 vs. E-175: microcosm of Bombardier’s troubles http://atwonline.com/blog/crj900-vs-e-175-microcosm-bombardier-s-troubles <div class="node-body blog-body">For the past two-plus years, Embraer has dominated the sales competition, winning 240 E-175 orders compared to only 70 CRJ900 orders. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/airkarp">AirKarp</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/crj900-vs-e-175-microcosm-bombardier-s-troubles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/crj900-vs-e-175-microcosm-bombardier-s-troubles#comments Blogs Alaine Bellemare Bombardier CRJ900 CSeries E-175 E-175-E2 E-Jet E-Jet E2 Embraer Pierre Beaudoin regional jet AirKarp Tue, 17 Feb 2015 20:43:00 +0000 156111 at http://atwonline.com Maintaining capacity discipline http://atwonline.com/blog/maintaining-capacity-discipline <div class="node-body blog-body">“We’ve seen this movie many times in the industry,” Detla Air Lines CEO Richard Anderson said</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/airkarp">AirKarp</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/maintaining-capacity-discipline" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/maintaining-capacity-discipline#comments Blogs American Airlines capacity discipline Delta Air Lines Derek Kerr Ed Bastian Jeff Smisek Richard Anderson united airlines US airlines AirKarp Wed, 28 Jan 2015 18:45:00 +0000 153871 at http://atwonline.com Handicapping the Haneda derby http://atwonline.com/blog/handicapping-haneda-derby <div class="node-body blog-body">DOT is considering whether to reallocate Delta’s Seattle-Tokyo Haneda slot pair, setting off a clash between three US airlines. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/airkarp">AirKarp</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/handicapping-haneda-derby" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/handicapping-haneda-derby#comments Airlines Blogs Open Skies Airports & Routes American Airlines Delta Air Lines Department of Transportation DOT Hawaiian Airlines tokyo haneda airport AirKarp Wed, 07 Jan 2015 22:07:00 +0000 151451 at http://atwonline.com Rare good ‘shock’ for airlines http://atwonline.com/blog/rare-good-shock-airlines <div class="node-body blog-body">“I quite frankly was taken by surprise by the decline in oil prices,” Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly said. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/airkarp">AirKarp</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/rare-good-shock-airlines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/rare-good-shock-airlines#comments Blogs Boeing fuel prices Gary Kelly Jim McNerney oil prices southwest airlines AirKarp Fri, 12 Dec 2014 21:20:00 +0000 149531 at http://atwonline.com American’s Envoy problem http://atwonline.com/blog/american-s-envoy-problem <div class="node-body blog-body">Both American management and Envoy’s ALPA leadership admit that pilots are fleeing Envoy.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/airkarp">AirKarp</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/american-s-envoy-problem" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/american-s-envoy-problem#comments Blogs Air Line Pilots Association ALPA American Airlines American Eagle Doug Parker E-145 E-175 Embraer Envoy Air AirKarp Tue, 25 Nov 2014 21:55:00 +0000 147731 at http://atwonline.com Ben Baldanza can’t curb his enthusiasm http://atwonline.com/blog/ben-baldanza-can-t-curb-his-enthusiasm <div class="node-body blog-body">Spirit has two things going for it: 1) there appears to be ample room to grow in the US ULCC sector & 2) Spirit is basically unopposed in that sector.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/airkarp">AirKarp</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/ben-baldanza-can-t-curb-his-enthusiasm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/ben-baldanza-can-t-curb-his-enthusiasm#comments Blogs Ben Baldanza Larry David Spirit Airlines State of Hate ULCC ultra low-cost carrier AirKarp Wed, 05 Nov 2014 19:58:00 +0000 144861 at http://atwonline.com More thoughts on Norwegian http://atwonline.com/blog/more-thoughts-norwegian <div class="node-body blog-body">The airline industry is generally reluctant to celebrate change until it knows for sure whether that change is going to be successful.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/airkarp">AirKarp</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/more-thoughts-norwegian" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/more-thoughts-norwegian#comments Blogs air canada airfares Asgeir Nyseth Ben Baldanza DOT European Union Herb Kelleher Norwegian Air International Norwegian Air Shuttle rouge southwest airlines Spirit Airlines transatlantic US Department of Transportation AirKarp Mon, 20 Oct 2014 19:23:00 +0000 142861 at http://atwonline.com Norwegian challenging legacy notions on transatlantic airfares http://atwonline.com/blog/norwegian-challenging-legacy-notions-transatlantic-airfares <div class="node-body blog-body">“Why should it cost twice as much to fly from New York to Europe than from New York to Seattle?”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/airkarp">AirKarp</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/norwegian-challenging-legacy-notions-transatlantic-airfares" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/norwegian-challenging-legacy-notions-transatlantic-airfares#comments Blogs airfare Boeing 787 Norwegian Air International transatlantic AirKarp Wed, 08 Oct 2014 14:39:00 +0000 141511 at http://atwonline.com Gulf airlines take on ‘subsidy’ claim http://atwonline.com/blog/gulf-airlines-take-subsidy-claim <div class="node-body blog-body">“Government support comes in many ways,” Emirates president Tim Clark says.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/airkarp">AirKarp</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/gulf-airlines-take-subsidy-claim" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/gulf-airlines-take-subsidy-claim#comments Blogs Abu Dhabi airlines American Airlines Chicago Doha Doug Parker Dubai Emirates Airline Etihad Airways Gulf Jim Compton Middle East Qatar Airways subsidies Tim Clark united airlines World Route Development Forum AirKarp Tue, 23 Sep 2014 21:40:00 +0000 139801 at http://atwonline.com FAA reauthorization on the horizon http://atwonline.com/blog/faa-reauthorization-horizon <div class="node-body blog-body">The last FAA reauthorization was an embarrassing saga of epic Washington dysfunction. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/airkarp">AirKarp</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/faa-reauthorization-horizon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/faa-reauthorization-horizon#comments Blogs ACI-NA Airports Council International-North America Bill Shuster Congress Eduardo Angeles FAA reauthorization House of Representatives John Mica T&I Committee Transportation and Infrastructure Committee AirKarp Mon, 15 Sep 2014 18:58:00 +0000 138781 at http://atwonline.com Bombardier changes the messenger, but CSeries sales struggles to be a hard fix http://atwonline.com/blog/bombardier-changes-messenger-cseries-sales-struggles-be-hard-fix <div class="node-body blog-body">Bombardier’s latest move is replacing Philippe Poutissou, the company’s longtime head of commercial aircraft marketing. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/airkarp">AirKarp</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/bombardier-changes-messenger-cseries-sales-struggles-be-hard-fix" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/bombardier-changes-messenger-cseries-sales-struggles-be-hard-fix#comments Blogs 737 MAX A320neo Airbus Boeing Bombardier commercial aircraft CSeries E-Jet E2 Embraer Philippe Poutissou re-engining AirKarp Thu, 21 Aug 2014 19:51:00 +0000 136361 at http://atwonline.com