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May 07, 2014

Oberstar's objections to airline mergers

The death of the longtime congressman from Minnesota prompted me to take a look back at his objections to industry consolidation....More
Apr 17, 2014

How much complaining are Spirit Airlines’ passengers really doing?

“Over 99.99% of our customers did not file a complaint with the Department of Transportation in 2013," Spirit stated....More
Apr 14, 2014

American pilots union president tap dances

Keith Wilson quickly changes his tune on Republic pilots' labor vote....More
Apr 07, 2014

MH370: It’s not a small world after all

How can a commercial airliner go missing for weeks without a scrap found?....More
Mar 14, 2014

The e-cargo conundrum

The air cargo industry is shockingly behind much of the rest of the business world in terms of electronic processing....More
Mar 05, 2014

Mad Men: 1960s airline advertising

“Airline advertising is changing its mind on where the money should go,” ATW reported in 1964....More
Feb 18, 2014

Hotter? LEAP or GTF

CFM International and Pratt & Whitney argue over who has the cooler A320neo engine....More
Feb 09, 2014

Boeing enters Singapore Airshow ‘de-risked’

Technological risks involved in developing the 787 and bouts of labor unrest have been left behind, Boeing CEO says....More
Jan 27, 2014

Southwest’s stellar financial performance is no joking matter

In sharp contrast to the rest of the US airline industry, Southwest has stayed profitable for 41 consecutive years....More
Jan 15, 2014

Southwest becomes brunt of jokes over wrong airport landing

Late-night comedian takes aim at Southwest....More
Jan 03, 2014

Secretary Foxx should stay out of inflight cell call issue

The US transportation secretary has better things to do than regulating inflight cell calls....More
Dec 23, 2013

2013: Aviation's wild year

It was an amazing, crazy year in air transport....More
Nov 20, 2013

Willie Walsh on Anderson & O'Leary

IAG CEO Willie Walsh comments on Richard Anderson and Michael O'Leary....More
Nov 04, 2013

Strong earnings for Delta & American

Profitable Delta and American....More
Oct 16, 2013

Which is better: A380 or 747-8I? Maybe both

For some airlines, both the A380 and 747-8I are valuable....More

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