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Mar 07, 2016

Ex-Im, Airbus, Boeing & the Democratic debate

Somewhat surprisingly, Airbus and Boeing got inserted into the US election debate yesterday during the Democratic nomination debate....More
Mar 03, 2016

Cuba is a rare, hot-growth opportunity for US airlines

Large and significant as it is, the US domestic air transport market is essentially a mature market, growing at about 4-5% annually. Relative to....More
Feb 25, 2016

Embrace, don’t hate, your profitable airline5

US airline profitability is getting the industry a bad press. You’d think, in a capitalist society that resents government intervention and applauds....More
Feb 19, 2016

Why Air Canada’s CSeries deal is good news for all airlines6

Air Canada’s announcement this week that it intends to buy up to 75 CSeries aircraft is good news that extends beyond the airframe maker Bombardier....More
Jan 21, 2016

Screening Madness2

Heard the one about the IATA Director General who was subjected to secondary screening because he had a small umbrella in his carry-on case?....More
Jan 15, 2016

Welcome home Mr. Munoz!1

What a great photo posted by United today of CEO Oscar Munoz with his doctors as he prepared to return home following a heart transplant....More
Dec 31, 2015

2015’s big aviation moments; what 2016 could bring

As we welcome in a new year, I thought I would give a personalized recap on some of the most significant moments in the global air transport industry....More
Dec 29, 2015

Actor Crowe, surprised by airline hoverboard ban, may be a good thing2

Australian actor Russell Crowe is in the news this Christmas week after getting in a huff because he was not allowed to take check in his sons’....More
Dec 20, 2015

What do Donald Trump and Delta’s Anderson have in common?16

No, I don’t believe Richard Anderson is going to run for US President. The answer is controversy; both have been controversial figures in 2015. But....More
Dec 18, 2015

What do Vladimir Putin and Delta's Richard Anderson have in common?17

Last year, my colleagues at ATW sister publication Aviation Week....More
Dec 16, 2015

US registration rule for UAV owners is a good move

It’s not often that ATW praises a regulator, even rarer that to laud the introduction of yet more rules on an already heavily-regulated industry....More
Dec 04, 2015

ADS-B compliance and ATW’s 2016 Airline of the Year

Busy week at ATW with two major events. The first was our webinar on ADS-B OUT compliance by the FAA’s 2020 deadline....More
Nov 02, 2015

Atlanta-Dubai: Delta’s response20

The following letter was submitted to ATW by Delta Air Lines' chief legal officer in response to my blog on their decision to stop Atlanta-Dubai....More
Oct 28, 2015

The real reason Delta is pulling out of Dubai19

Delta Air Lines is back in the news again today, and this time it looks rather like route shenanigans....More
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