AirKarp http://atwonline.com/blog/47914/feed en Latest example of aviation security gaps: Truck rams Southwest 737 http://atwonline.com/blog/latest-example-aviation-security-gaps-truck-rams-southwest-737 <div class="node-body blog-body">Keeping bad actors off of aircraft is only part of the aviation security equation.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/latest-example-aviation-security-gaps-truck-rams-southwest-737" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/latest-example-aviation-security-gaps-truck-rams-southwest-737#comments Safety Airports & Routes Opinions AirKarp Fri, 26 Aug 2016 18:34:00 +0000 221961 at http://atwonline.com Would airliners be safer without pilots? No, says NTSB chairman http://atwonline.com/blog/would-airliners-be-safer-without-pilots-no-says-ntsb-chairman <div class="node-body blog-body">Christopher Hart argues that 'human pilots are still crucial'</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/would-airliners-be-safer-without-pilots-no-says-ntsb-chairman" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/would-airliners-be-safer-without-pilots-no-says-ntsb-chairman#comments Safety Opinions AirKarp Wed, 24 Aug 2016 18:58:00 +0000 221611 at http://atwonline.com The significance of United’s CFO selection http://atwonline.com/blog/significance-united-s-cfo-selection <div class="node-body blog-body">Oscar Munoz is not afraid of bringing ULCC attributes into United’s business.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/significance-united-s-cfo-selection" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/significance-united-s-cfo-selection#comments Airline Financials Airlines Opinions AirKarp Thu, 18 Aug 2016 17:55:00 +0000 221061 at http://atwonline.com System crash muddies Delta’s reliability reputation http://atwonline.com/blog/system-crash-muddies-delta-s-reliability-reputation <div class="node-body blog-body">The technology failure is a significant negative mark on one of Delta’s key brand claims.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/system-crash-muddies-delta-s-reliability-reputation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/system-crash-muddies-delta-s-reliability-reputation#comments Technology Opinions AirKarp Wed, 10 Aug 2016 19:20:00 +0000 220351 at http://atwonline.com The big divide between airlines & Wall Street: PRASM http://atwonline.com/blog/big-divide-between-airlines-wall-street-prasm <div class="node-body blog-body">Sluggish PRASM performance is keeping US airline stock prices low.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/big-divide-between-airlines-wall-street-prasm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/big-divide-between-airlines-wall-street-prasm#comments Airline Financials Opinions AirKarp Fri, 22 Jul 2016 17:31:00 +0000 218431 at http://atwonline.com FAA reauthorization: There has to be a better way http://atwonline.com/blog/faa-reauthorization-there-has-be-better-way <div class="node-body blog-body">Perhaps significant FAA reform should be decoupled from FAA reauthorization.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/faa-reauthorization-there-has-be-better-way" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/faa-reauthorization-there-has-be-better-way#comments Air Traffic Management Regulation Opinions AirKarp Wed, 13 Jul 2016 13:47:00 +0000 217051 at http://atwonline.com Ataturk attack calls for reevaluation of airport security http://atwonline.com/blog/ataturk-attack-calls-reevaluation-airport-security <div class="node-body blog-body">If there is going to be screening, it has to be done somewhere, and therefore some crowding somewhere is inevitable.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/ataturk-attack-calls-reevaluation-airport-security" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/ataturk-attack-calls-reevaluation-airport-security#comments Safety Airports & Routes Opinions AirKarp Wed, 29 Jun 2016 19:11:00 +0000 214931 at http://atwonline.com Steven Udvar-Hazy takes a step back http://atwonline.com/blog/steven-udvar-hazy-takes-step-back <div class="node-body blog-body">When Udvar-Hazy founded ILFC in 1973, leasing a DC-8 to Aeromexico, the commercial aircraft leasing business did not exist.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/steven-udvar-hazy-takes-step-back" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/steven-udvar-hazy-takes-step-back#comments Leasing Opinions AirKarp Mon, 20 Jun 2016 18:11:00 +0000 213391 at http://atwonline.com US airlines’ big test http://atwonline.com/blog/us-airlines-big-test <div class="node-body blog-body">If fuel prices continue to rise, will US airlines’ profitability disappear?</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/us-airlines-big-test" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/us-airlines-big-test#comments Airlines Data & Financials Opinions AirKarp Mon, 23 May 2016 16:28:00 +0000 209851 at http://atwonline.com Winners and losers from Delta’s CSeries order http://atwonline.com/blog/winners-and-losers-delta-s-cseries-order <div class="node-body blog-body">“There’s no question this is an industry-accepting order,” Bombardier SVP Colin Bole said.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/winners-and-losers-delta-s-cseries-order" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/winners-and-losers-delta-s-cseries-order#comments Airframes Airlines Opinions AirKarp Tue, 03 May 2016 18:48:00 +0000 207221 at http://atwonline.com Playing the Gordon Bethune card http://atwonline.com/blog/playing-gordon-bethune-card <div class="node-body blog-body">The former Continental CEO said Altimeter and PAR “used me as a credible alternative” to force changes at United.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/playing-gordon-bethune-card" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/playing-gordon-bethune-card#comments Airlines Opinions AirKarp Wed, 20 Apr 2016 18:08:00 +0000 205441 at http://atwonline.com Why DOJ might reject the Alaska-Virgin America merger http://atwonline.com/blog/why-doj-might-reject-alaska-virgin-america-merger <div class="node-body blog-body">A contingent at DOJ may want to stop the airline consolidation train from going any further down the tracks.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/why-doj-might-reject-alaska-virgin-america-merger" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/why-doj-might-reject-alaska-virgin-america-merger#comments Airlines Regulation Airports & Routes Opinions AirKarp Mon, 11 Apr 2016 18:00:00 +0000 204111 at http://atwonline.com Five factors determining whether Alaska keeps Virgin America’s A320s http://atwonline.com/blog/five-factors-determining-whether-alaska-keeps-virgin-america-s-a320s <div class="node-body blog-body">If a computer program designed a Boeing vs. Airbus test case, it likely couldn’t come up with a better scenario.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/five-factors-determining-whether-alaska-keeps-virgin-america-s-a320s" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/five-factors-determining-whether-alaska-keeps-virgin-america-s-a320s#comments Airframes Airlines Opinions AirKarp Tue, 05 Apr 2016 19:32:00 +0000 203521 at http://atwonline.com What Avianca’s innovative CEO choice tells us about airlines’ future http://atwonline.com/blog/what-avianca-s-innovative-ceo-choice-tells-us-about-airlines-future <div class="node-body blog-body">Choosing a CEO to implement a visionary strategy for interacting with passengers digitally.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/what-avianca-s-innovative-ceo-choice-tells-us-about-airlines-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/what-avianca-s-innovative-ceo-choice-tells-us-about-airlines-future#comments Airlines Cabin Interiors & Connectivity Opinions AirKarp Thu, 31 Mar 2016 17:20:00 +0000 202961 at http://atwonline.com FedEx on the ‘retail revolution’ and whether Amazon is a rival http://atwonline.com/blog/fedex-retail-revolution-and-whether-amazon-rival <div class="node-body blog-body">It would be a “daunting task” for Amazon to replicate FedEx’s network, FedEx says.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/fedex-retail-revolution-and-whether-amazon-rival" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/fedex-retail-revolution-and-whether-amazon-rival#comments Airlines Opinions air cargo Amazon e-commerce express delivery fedex AirKarp Fri, 18 Mar 2016 16:19:00 +0000 201441 at http://atwonline.com