AirKarp http://atwonline.com/blog/47914/feed ATW senior editor's blog en Should movie theaters disclose popcorn prices ‘up front’? http://atwonline.com/blog/should-movie-theaters-disclose-popcorn-prices-front <div class="node-body blog-body">With DOT dropping proposed rules that would have required airlines to disclose bag fees 'up front,' there is a lot of finger wagging about 'hidden' airline fees.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/should-movie-theaters-disclose-popcorn-prices-front" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/should-movie-theaters-disclose-popcorn-prices-front#comments Airline Financials Opinions AirKarp Mon, 11 Dec 2017 19:08:00 +0000 267641 at http://atwonline.com NAFTA Airlines http://atwonline.com/blog/nafta-airlines <div class="node-body blog-body">A Delta-WestJet tie-up could lead to the creation of a de facto trans-North American airline.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/nafta-airlines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/nafta-airlines#comments Airline Financials Airlines Open Skies Opinions AirKarp Thu, 07 Dec 2017 16:13:00 +0000 267351 at http://atwonline.com 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