AirKarp ATW senior editor's blog en Casting a cloud over a movie star & a little boy sharing carrot juice <div class="node-body blog-body">Have years of work by Emirates and other airlines to cultivate a safe, friendly image in the US been spoiled in one fell swoop?</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Security Airports & Routes Opinions AirKarp Tue, 21 Mar 2017 16:14:00 +0000 242131 at Trump’s TSA bombshell <div class="node-body blog-body">The president is proposing a radical change in how aviation security is funded in the US. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Air Traffic Management Airlines Security Opinions AirKarp Thu, 16 Mar 2017 17:57:00 +0000 241531 at Airline paradox: Punished by Wall Street for a high completion factor <div class="node-body blog-body">US airlines and Wall Street have had a running debate over how much unit revenue performance means.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airline Financials Airlines Opinions AirKarp Fri, 10 Mar 2017 16:05:00 +0000 240911 at Express cargo’s big shift <div class="node-body blog-body">Express cargo companies are scrambling to keep up with the e-commerce monster they helped spawn.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Airports & Routes Opinions AirKarp Mon, 27 Feb 2017 17:49:00 +0000 239791 at 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airline Financials Airlines Cabin Interiors & Connectivity Opinions AirKarp Thu, 16 Feb 2017 22:06:00 +0000 238981 at ‘Basic economy’ is a reasonable business decision for airlines <div class="node-body blog-body">It's about much more than overhead bin carry-on bag restrictions.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airline Financials Airlines Opinions AirKarp Thu, 19 Jan 2017 16:18:00 +0000 236221 at In defense of 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Those wanting checked baggage fees rescinded are inadvertently advocating for worse customer service for passengers.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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Opinions AirKarp Tue, 03 Jan 2017 22:26:00 +0000 234711 at US DOT wins game of chicken vs. Delta-Aeromexico <div class="node-body blog-body">The department confidently called the airlines’ bluff.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Regulation Airports & Routes Opinions AirKarp Wed, 21 Dec 2016 16:53:00 +0000 233991 at Good news for US airlines on unit revenue <div class="node-body blog-body">Perhaps Warren Buffett is on to something.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airline Financials Opinions AirKarp Fri, 09 Dec 2016 18:55:00 +0000 232811 at Airbus-Boeing subsidy dispute is a proxy fight with a 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airframes Opinions AirKarp Tue, 29 Nov 2016 18:22:00 +0000 231711 at