ATW Editor's Blog http://atwonline.com/blog/71299/feed Karen Walker Blog en Don’t dismiss the widebody http://atwonline.com/blog/don-t-dismiss-widebody <div class="node-body blog-body">Already 2017 is shaping up to be another good year for the narrowbody, especially the new-generation of ultra-efficient airliners.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/don-t-dismiss-widebody" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/don-t-dismiss-widebody#comments Airframes Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Tue, 17 Jan 2017 23:21:00 +0000 236031 at http://atwonline.com MH370 becomes a ghost ship http://atwonline.com/blog/mh370-becomes-ghost-ship <div class="node-body blog-body">It’s a sad day in commercial aviation history with the confirmation that the search for MH370 has been suspended.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/mh370-becomes-ghost-ship" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/mh370-becomes-ghost-ship#comments Safety Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Tue, 17 Jan 2017 20:45:00 +0000 235991 at http://atwonline.com Aviation’s 2017 nightmares begin in Fort Lauderdale http://atwonline.com/blog/aviation-s-2017-nightmares-begin-fort-lauderdale <div class="node-body blog-body">There is still a lot to be learned from today’s shooting incident at Fort Lauderdale Airport, but this is the nightmare the industry – especially US airlines and airports – feared as we entered a new year.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/aviation-s-2017-nightmares-begin-fort-lauderdale" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/aviation-s-2017-nightmares-begin-fort-lauderdale#comments Security Safety Airports & Routes Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Fri, 06 Jan 2017 20:16:00 +0000 235061 at http://atwonline.com Uncertain Times: The global airline industry’s 2017 watch points http://atwonline.com/blog/uncertain-times-global-airline-industry-s-2017-watch-points <div class="node-body blog-body">No matter your industry or priorities, the common feeling entering 2017 is one of uncertainty about how this year will turn out. The airline industry is no exception, so here are a few thoughts on five watch points that could make the difference between a good and a not-so-good year:</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/uncertain-times-global-airline-industry-s-2017-watch-points" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/uncertain-times-global-airline-industry-s-2017-watch-points#comments Aeropolitics Airlines Aircraft & Engines Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Tue, 03 Jan 2017 21:55:00 +0000 234701 at http://atwonline.com The flight crew dilemma: a follow up http://atwonline.com/blog/flight-crew-dilemma-follow <div class="node-body blog-body">Since I wrote in this blog about a couple of onboard incidents involving passenger behavior, more details have come to light about the second incident – involving a Muslim American male – that warrants a follow up.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/flight-crew-dilemma-follow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/flight-crew-dilemma-follow#comments Airlines Safety Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Wed, 28 Dec 2016 20:05:00 +0000 234501 at http://atwonline.com The flight & cabin crew dilemma http://atwonline.com/blog/flight-cabin-crew-dilemma <div class="node-body blog-body">A white male with an American accent stands in the aisle of a commercial airliner and delivers an angry, hate-filled, political rant at the rest of the passengers, daring them to reveal themselves as “Hillary bitches”. He gets to stay on the flight.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/flight-cabin-crew-dilemma" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/flight-cabin-crew-dilemma#comments Airlines Safety Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Thu, 22 Dec 2016 16:35:00 +0000 234181 at http://atwonline.com Lufthansa & Etihad: From enemies to partners http://atwonline.com/blog/lufthansa-etihad-enemies-partners <div class="node-body blog-body">Lufthansa and Etihad, in the past, have fought over airberlin codeshare rights specifically and more broadly over Gulf carrier growth and subsidy allegations.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/lufthansa-etihad-enemies-partners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/lufthansa-etihad-enemies-partners#comments Airlines Airports & Routes Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Fri, 16 Dec 2016 19:42:00 +0000 233461 at http://atwonline.com Five priorities for the next US Transportation Secretary http://atwonline.com/blog/five-priorities-next-us-transportation-secretary <div class="node-body blog-body">US President-elect’s nomination of Elaine Chao to be Department of Transportation Secretary seems to have broad support and will likely be an uncontentious nominee with the Senate.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/five-priorities-next-us-transportation-secretary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/five-priorities-next-us-transportation-secretary#comments Airlines Regulation Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Thu, 01 Dec 2016 17:10:00 +0000 231941 at http://atwonline.com Rant guy on Delta plane is banned, but where are we going as a society? http://atwonline.com/blog/rant-guy-delta-plane-banned-where-are-we-going-society <div class="node-body blog-body">Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian confirmed Monday that a passenger who gave an expletive-filled rant on a Delta aircraft is banned for life from flying on the Atlanta-based airline. The rant was videoed by another passenger. You can see it here. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/rant-guy-delta-plane-banned-where-are-we-going-society" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/rant-guy-delta-plane-banned-where-are-we-going-society#comments Airlines Safety Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Mon, 28 Nov 2016 19:39:00 +0000 231541 at http://atwonline.com Jets small and large fly over Abu Dhabi for Formula 1 finale http://atwonline.com/blog/jets-small-and-large-fly-over-abu-dhabi-formula-1-finale <div class="node-body blog-body">The Abu Dhabi Grand Prix was held at the weekend, the pinnacle of the 2016 Formula 1 championship. Etihad Airways is host sponsor and as part of the ceremonies, did a flyby in conjunction with the UAE National Aerobatics Team, Al Fursan (The Knights).</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/jets-small-and-large-fly-over-abu-dhabi-formula-1-finale" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/jets-small-and-large-fly-over-abu-dhabi-formula-1-finale#comments Airbus A380 Airlines Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Mon, 28 Nov 2016 18:46:00 +0000 231521 at http://atwonline.com