AirKarp http://atwonline.com/blog/47914/feed en Will lie-flat seats become standard on US transcon flights? http://atwonline.com/blog/will-lie-flat-seats-become-standard-us-transcon-flights <div class="node-body blog-body">Delta has just added lie-flat seats on at least one daily flight on six more domestic routes.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/will-lie-flat-seats-become-standard-us-transcon-flights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/will-lie-flat-seats-become-standard-us-transcon-flights#comments Aircraft Interiors Airline Financials Airlines Opinions AirKarp Wed, 22 Nov 2017 15:52:00 +0000 266251 at http://atwonline.com Alaska’s Cuba pullout signals death of US-Cuba air transport market http://atwonline.com/blog/alaska-s-cuba-pullout-signals-death-us-cuba-air-transport-market <div class="node-body blog-body">Alaska’s Los Angeles-Havana daily flight was a good litmus test for the viability of the US-Cuba market.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/alaska-s-cuba-pullout-signals-death-us-cuba-air-transport-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/alaska-s-cuba-pullout-signals-death-us-cuba-air-transport-market#comments Aeropolitics Airline Financials Airlines Opinions AirKarp Thu, 16 Nov 2017 20:59:00 +0000 265831 at http://atwonline.com Surveying the US mainline passenger airline landscape http://atwonline.com/blog/surveying-us-mainline-passenger-airline-landscape <div class="node-body blog-body">Consolidation has whittled the US passenger airline business into 11 mainline carriers.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/surveying-us-mainline-passenger-airline-landscape" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/surveying-us-mainline-passenger-airline-landscape#comments Airline Financials Airlines Opinions AirKarp Wed, 08 Nov 2017 17:00:00 +0000 264991 at http://atwonline.com Airlines need to master the art of the upsell http://atwonline.com/blog/airlines-need-master-art-upsell <div class="node-body blog-body">As airlines roll out product segmentation, upselling becomes a critical element of the air transport business.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/airlines-need-master-art-upsell" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/airlines-need-master-art-upsell#comments Aircraft Interiors Airline Financials IT & Distribution Opinions AirKarp Mon, 06 Nov 2017 16:57:00 +0000 264721 at http://atwonline.com Airbus-Bombardier CSeries shocker: First thoughts http://atwonline.com/blog/airbus-bombardier-cseries-shocker-first-thoughts <div class="node-body blog-body">There will be much more to say about the blockbuster Airbus-Bombardier CSeries deal, in which Airbus will become the majority stakeholder in the CSeries program, in the days and weeks ahead. Here are a few initial thoughts…</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/airbus-bombardier-cseries-shocker-first-thoughts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/airbus-bombardier-cseries-shocker-first-thoughts#comments Airframes Opinions AirKarp Tue, 17 Oct 2017 13:05:00 +0000 262751 at http://atwonline.com Basic economy is a success if it does NOT sell http://atwonline.com/blog/basic-economy-success-if-it-does-not-sell <div class="node-body blog-body">The success of basic economy 'isn’t how many people buy it, but how many people don’t buy it.' </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/basic-economy-success-if-it-does-not-sell" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/basic-economy-success-if-it-does-not-sell#comments Airline Financials Opinions AirKarp Fri, 13 Oct 2017 19:26:00 +0000 262611 at http://atwonline.com Why the Delta CSeries order is worth all the trouble for Bombardier http://atwonline.com/blog/why-delta-cseries-order-worth-all-trouble-bombardier <div class="node-body blog-body">Bombardier believes Delta operating the CSeries will be the tipping point that puts the aircraft in high demand.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/why-delta-cseries-order-worth-all-trouble-bombardier" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/why-delta-cseries-order-worth-all-trouble-bombardier#comments Aeropolitics Airframes Opinions AirKarp Wed, 27 Sep 2017 17:04:00 +0000 260941 at http://atwonline.com FedEx’s Fred Smith puts e-commerce in perspective http://atwonline.com/blog/fedex-s-fred-smith-puts-e-commerce-perspective <div class="node-body blog-body">The notion that there is an inexorable march toward e-commerce dominating retail is not borne out by analysis, Smith says.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/fedex-s-fred-smith-puts-e-commerce-perspective" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/fedex-s-fred-smith-puts-e-commerce-perspective#comments Technology Airports & Routes Opinions AirKarp Thu, 21 Sep 2017 15:23:00 +0000 260301 at http://atwonline.com White House’s sloppy talk imperils ATC reform http://atwonline.com/blog/white-house-s-sloppy-talk-imperils-atc-reform <div class="node-body blog-body">White House support for Rep. Bill Shuster’s ATC reform plan presents a catch-22 for airlines.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/white-house-s-sloppy-talk-imperils-atc-reform" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/white-house-s-sloppy-talk-imperils-atc-reform#comments Air Traffic Management Government Affairs Opinions AirKarp Thu, 14 Sep 2017 15:49:00 +0000 259481 at http://atwonline.com Dueling Dallas views of US airline industry http://atwonline.com/blog/dueling-dallas-views-us-airline-industry <div class="node-body blog-body">Is Doug Parker too optimistic? Is Gary Kelly too cautious?</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/dueling-dallas-views-us-airline-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/dueling-dallas-views-us-airline-industry#comments Airline Financials Airlines Opinions AirKarp Fri, 18 Aug 2017 18:56:00 +0000 257251 at http://atwonline.com Can a partial shutdown of FAA be avoided? http://atwonline.com/blog/can-partial-shutdown-faa-be-avoided <div class="node-body blog-body">Don’t hold your breath waiting for an FAA reauthorization bill including major ATC reform to pass the US Congress. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/can-partial-shutdown-faa-be-avoided" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/can-partial-shutdown-faa-be-avoided#comments Aeropolitics Opinions AirKarp Tue, 08 Aug 2017 14:27:00 +0000 256061 at http://atwonline.com Wait-and-see approach is still best on new US security requirements http://atwonline.com/blog/wait-and-see-approach-still-best-new-us-security-requirements <div class="node-body blog-body">The foundation is in place for the new standards to be problematic for airlines down the road.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/wait-and-see-approach-still-best-new-us-security-requirements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/wait-and-see-approach-still-best-new-us-security-requirements#comments Security Opinions AirKarp Fri, 07 Jul 2017 20:46:00 +0000 253051 at http://atwonline.com Qatar Airways CEO Al Baker defiant in face of blockade, laptop ban http://atwonline.com/blog/qatar-airways-ceo-al-baker-defiant-face-blockade-laptop-ban <div class="node-body blog-body">The diplomatic rift between Qatar and four Gulf neighbors has not thwarted Qatar Airways’ ambitions.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/qatar-airways-ceo-al-baker-defiant-face-blockade-laptop-ban" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/qatar-airways-ceo-al-baker-defiant-face-blockade-laptop-ban#comments Aeropolitics Airlines Opinions AirKarp Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:34:00 +0000 251851 at http://atwonline.com Trump’s withdrawal from Paris is bad news for the ICAO emissions deal http://atwonline.com/blog/trump-s-withdrawal-paris-bad-news-icao-emissions-deal <div class="node-body blog-body">The hard truth is that CORSIA 'complements' Paris. The two agreements are inexorably linked.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/trump-s-withdrawal-paris-bad-news-icao-emissions-deal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/trump-s-withdrawal-paris-bad-news-icao-emissions-deal#comments Aeropolitics Eco-Aviation Opinions AirKarp Thu, 01 Jun 2017 20:07:00 +0000 249271 at http://atwonline.com Doug Parker: ‘Our stock is so undervalued it defies logic’ http://atwonline.com/blog/doug-parker-our-stock-so-undervalued-it-defies-logic <div class="node-body blog-body">What will it take for Wall Street to buy into the notion that US airlines are safe—and even forward-thinking—investments?</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/doug-parker-our-stock-so-undervalued-it-defies-logic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/doug-parker-our-stock-so-undervalued-it-defies-logic#comments Airline Financials Airlines Opinions AirKarp Fri, 05 May 2017 18:26:00 +0000 246791 at http://atwonline.com