AirKarp http://atwonline.com/blog/47914/feed ATW senior editor's blog en Not all US domestic routes are created equal http://atwonline.com/blog/not-all-us-domestic-routes-are-created-equal <div class="node-body blog-body">For years, US airlines basically treated a 45-90-minute hop the same as a 5-hour transcontinental flight.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/not-all-us-domestic-routes-are-created-equal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/not-all-us-domestic-routes-are-created-equal#comments Airline Financials Airlines Cabin Interiors & Connectivity Opinions AirKarp Thu, 16 Feb 2017 22:06:00 +0000 238981 at http://atwonline.com ‘Basic economy’ is a reasonable business decision for airlines http://atwonline.com/blog/basic-economy-reasonable-business-decision-airlines <div class="node-body blog-body">It's about much more than overhead bin carry-on bag restrictions.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/basic-economy-reasonable-business-decision-airlines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/basic-economy-reasonable-business-decision-airlines#comments Airline Financials Airlines Opinions AirKarp Thu, 19 Jan 2017 16:18:00 +0000 236221 at http://atwonline.com In defense of airlines’ checked baggage fees http://atwonline.com/blog/defense-airlines-checked-baggage-fees <div class="node-body blog-body">Those wanting checked baggage fees rescinded are inadvertently advocating for worse customer service for passengers.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/defense-airlines-checked-baggage-fees" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/defense-airlines-checked-baggage-fees#comments Airlines Opinions AirKarp Tue, 03 Jan 2017 22:26:00 +0000 234711 at http://atwonline.com US DOT wins game of chicken vs. Delta-Aeromexico http://atwonline.com/blog/us-dot-wins-game-chicken-vs-delta-aeromexico <div class="node-body blog-body">The department confidently called the airlines’ bluff.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/us-dot-wins-game-chicken-vs-delta-aeromexico" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/us-dot-wins-game-chicken-vs-delta-aeromexico#comments Airlines Regulation Airports & Routes Opinions AirKarp Wed, 21 Dec 2016 16:53:00 +0000 233991 at http://atwonline.com Good news for US airlines on unit revenue http://atwonline.com/blog/good-news-us-airlines-unit-revenue <div class="node-body blog-body">Perhaps Warren Buffett is on to something.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/good-news-us-airlines-unit-revenue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/good-news-us-airlines-unit-revenue#comments Airline Financials Opinions AirKarp Fri, 09 Dec 2016 18:55:00 +0000 232811 at http://atwonline.com Airbus-Boeing subsidy dispute is a proxy fight with a larger goal http://atwonline.com/blog/airbus-boeing-subsidy-dispute-proxy-fight-larger-goal <div class="node-body blog-body">Airbus and Boeing fear they will not be able to live with the kinds of state support that budding rivals may receive.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/airbus-boeing-subsidy-dispute-proxy-fight-larger-goal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/airbus-boeing-subsidy-dispute-proxy-fight-larger-goal#comments Airframes Opinions AirKarp Tue, 29 Nov 2016 18:22:00 +0000 231711 at http://atwonline.com Astonishing market cap figures show airline industry’s dramatic change http://atwonline.com/blog/astonishing-market-cap-figures-show-airline-industry-s-dramatic-change <div class="node-body blog-body">In 2011, the highest equity value of any airline in the world was the forming LATAM at $12 billion. Now it is Delta at $35 billion.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/astonishing-market-cap-figures-show-airline-industry-s-dramatic-change" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/astonishing-market-cap-figures-show-airline-industry-s-dramatic-change#comments Airline Financials Opinions AirKarp Fri, 18 Nov 2016 20:05:00 +0000 230961 at http://atwonline.com Three reasons why major US airlines are not planning to grow in 2017 http://atwonline.com/blog/three-reasons-why-major-us-airlines-are-not-planning-grow-2017 <div class="node-body blog-body">American, Delta and United appear to be bringing growth to a near halt through next year.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/three-reasons-why-major-us-airlines-are-not-planning-grow-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/three-reasons-why-major-us-airlines-are-not-planning-grow-2017#comments Airline Financials Airlines Opinions AirKarp Fri, 21 Oct 2016 19:46:00 +0000 227931 at http://atwonline.com Four thoughts on the ICAO emissions deal http://atwonline.com/blog/four-thoughts-icao-emissions-deal <div class="node-body blog-body">The MBM scheme, while important, is NOT the end all and be all for controlling airline CO2 emissions.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/four-thoughts-icao-emissions-deal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/four-thoughts-icao-emissions-deal#comments Eco-Aviation Opinions AirKarp Thu, 06 Oct 2016 21:17:00 +0000 226101 at http://atwonline.com No DOJ rubber stamp of Alaska-Virgin America merger http://atwonline.com/blog/no-doj-rubber-stamp-alaska-virgin-america-merger <div class="node-body blog-body">If DOJ had no issues, antitrust clearance would probably have come by the end of this week.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/no-doj-rubber-stamp-alaska-virgin-america-merger" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/no-doj-rubber-stamp-alaska-virgin-america-merger#comments Aeropolitics Airlines Opinions AirKarp Mon, 26 Sep 2016 18:16:00 +0000 224931 at http://atwonline.com