AirKarp en Three reasons why major US airlines are not planning to grow in 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airline Financials Airlines Opinions AirKarp Fri, 21 Oct 2016 19:46:00 +0000 227931 at Four thoughts on the 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Eco-Aviation Opinions AirKarp Thu, 06 Oct 2016 21:17:00 +0000 226101 at No DOJ rubber stamp of 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aeropolitics Airlines Opinions AirKarp Mon, 26 Sep 2016 18:16:00 +0000 224931 at Defining TSA <div class="node-body blog-body">As TSA approaches its 15th birthday in November, the agency continues to search for an identity.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Security Opinions AirKarp Mon, 19 Sep 2016 14:00:00 +0000 224051 at Forward From 15: Stuck in Montreal <div class="node-body blog-body">On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, I was listening to Canadian transport minister David Collenette address the ACI-NA Conference and Exhibition at the Montreal convention center.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Opinions AirKarp Fri, 09 Sep 2016 10:38:00 +0000 223221 at Four questions arising from Scott Kirby's American-to-United move <div class="node-body blog-body">What does United's president/CFO pairing of Kirby and Andrew Levy foretell?</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airline Financials Airlines People Opinions AirKarp Wed, 31 Aug 2016 18:24:00 +0000 222391 at Latest example of 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Safety Airports & Routes Opinions AirKarp Fri, 26 Aug 2016 18:34:00 +0000 221961 at 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Safety Opinions AirKarp Wed, 24 Aug 2016 18:58:00 +0000 221611 at The significance of 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airline Financials Airlines Opinions AirKarp Thu, 18 Aug 2016 17:55:00 +0000 221061 at 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology Opinions AirKarp Wed, 10 Aug 2016 19:20:00 +0000 220351 at The 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airline Financials Opinions AirKarp Fri, 22 Jul 2016 17:31:00 +0000 218431 at FAA reauthorization: There has to be a better way <div class="node-body blog-body">Perhaps significant FAA reform should be decoupled from FAA reauthorization.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Air Traffic Management Regulation Opinions AirKarp Wed, 13 Jul 2016 13:47:00 +0000 217051 at Ataturk attack calls for reevaluation of 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Safety Airports & Routes Opinions AirKarp Wed, 29 Jun 2016 19:11:00 +0000 214931 at Steven Udvar-Hazy takes a 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Leasing Opinions AirKarp Mon, 20 Jun 2016 18:11:00 +0000 213391 at 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Data & Financials Opinions AirKarp Mon, 23 May 2016 16:28:00 +0000 209851 at