AirKarp http://atwonline.com/blog/47914/feed ATW senior editor's blog en Airline profits in perspective http://atwonline.com/blog/airline-profits-perspective <div class="node-body blog-body">IATA predicts that US and Canadian airlines will earn a collective net profit of $13.2 billion in 2015.</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/airline-profits-perspective" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/airline-profits-perspective#comments Blogs Airline profits Apple Charles Schumer IATA profit margin Tony Tyler US airlines AirKarp Fri, 10 Apr 2015 18:55:00 +0000 162091 at http://atwonline.com 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