ATW Editor's Blog http://atwonline.com/blog/71299/feed Karen Walker Blog en Forward From 15: We’ve gained more than we lost http://atwonline.com/blog/forward-15-we-ve-gained-more-we-lost <div class="node-body blog-body">With each 9/11 anniversary, we rightly and naturally reflect on loss. First and foremost, of course, the incomprehensible loss of lives and, for the victim’s family and friends, the life they knew before that awful September day.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/forward-15-we-ve-gained-more-we-lost" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/forward-15-we-ve-gained-more-we-lost#comments Airlines Security Daily News Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Thu, 08 Sep 2016 22:58:00 +0000 223131 at http://atwonline.com Delta’s “Fly America” complaints get stranger the closer you look http://atwonline.com/blog/delta-s-fly-america-complaints-get-stranger-closer-you-look <div class="node-body blog-body">Delta Air Lines’ complaint about JetBlue Airways being awarded a pair of US federal employee travel routes gets only more interesting when you study the so-called “Fly America” system and how the US majors benefit from massive government travel contracts. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/delta-s-fly-america-complaints-get-stranger-closer-you-look" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/delta-s-fly-america-complaints-get-stranger-closer-you-look#comments Airlines Government Affairs Airports & Routes Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Tue, 06 Sep 2016 21:53:00 +0000 222851 at http://atwonline.com Delta whines about JetBlue federal travel route rights http://atwonline.com/blog/delta-whines-about-jetblue-federal-travel-route-rights <div class="node-body blog-body">Delta’s got the blues again about competition, and this time the Atlanta mega carrier is whining about US carrier JetBlue Airways.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/delta-whines-about-jetblue-federal-travel-route-rights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/delta-whines-about-jetblue-federal-travel-route-rights#comments Airlines Government Affairs Airports & Routes Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Wed, 31 Aug 2016 19:30:00 +0000 222411 at http://atwonline.com Hitting the panic button at US airports http://atwonline.com/blog/hitting-panic-button-us-airports <div class="node-body blog-body">Two major US airports have seen substantial disruption and panicked crowds in August and in both incidents, it was a false alarm. Airports now have to be prepared not only for real threats, but also perceived dangers; and the latter kind may be harder to solve.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/hitting-panic-button-us-airports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/hitting-panic-button-us-airports#comments Safety Airports & Routes Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Tue, 30 Aug 2016 18:53:00 +0000 222241 at http://atwonline.com Emirates 777 fire: The great escape http://atwonline.com/blog/emirates-777-fire-great-escape <div class="node-body blog-body">Shocking as it was today to see images of the Emirates Boeing 777 engulfed in flames after crash-landing at Dubai Airport, the real story is not the crash but the escape. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/emirates-777-fire-great-escape" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/emirates-777-fire-great-escape#comments Airlines Aircraft & Engines Safety Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Wed, 03 Aug 2016 19:03:00 +0000 219801 at http://atwonline.com ANZ safety video: what you think http://atwonline.com/blog/anz-safety-video-what-you-think <div class="node-body blog-body">Last week I asked your opinion on the latest Air New Zealand safety video, which I thought lost the plot. In fact, I asked if this was the worst safety video ever produced?</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/anz-safety-video-what-you-think" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/anz-safety-video-what-you-think#comments Airlines IFE Safety Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Fri, 29 Jul 2016 17:02:00 +0000 219331 at http://atwonline.com Is this the worst-ever airline flight safety video? http://atwonline.com/blog/worst-ever-airline-flight-safety-video <div class="node-body blog-body">Air New Zealand has released its latest flight safety video. The Kiwi airline is famous for its fun videos and they are usually popular, but I have to say that I think they’ve produced a dud this time.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/worst-ever-airline-flight-safety-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/worst-ever-airline-flight-safety-video#comments Airlines IFE Safety Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Fri, 22 Jul 2016 16:40:00 +0000 218351 at http://atwonline.com Boeing 787 financial hit underscores cost of launching a new airliner http://atwonline.com/blog/boeing-787-financial-hit-underscores-cost-launching-new-airliner <div class="node-body blog-body">That Boeing has had problems with the three aircraft programs leading to the company taking a $2.1 billion hit in its second-quarter earnings was not a surprise. But the size of the hit was a shock.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/boeing-787-financial-hit-underscores-cost-launching-new-airliner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/boeing-787-financial-hit-underscores-cost-launching-new-airliner#comments Aircraft & Engines Technology Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Thu, 21 Jul 2016 22:20:00 +0000 218181 at http://atwonline.com FAA ban on Turkish flights, although lifted, was puzzling http://atwonline.com/blog/faa-ban-turkish-flights-although-lifted-was-puzzling <div class="node-body blog-body">I’m struggling to understand why the US initially imposed such a wide and lengthy ban on commercial flights to and from Turkey following Friday night’s failed coup.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/faa-ban-turkish-flights-although-lifted-was-puzzling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/faa-ban-turkish-flights-although-lifted-was-puzzling#comments Open Skies Regulation Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Mon, 18 Jul 2016 19:30:00 +0000 217711 at http://atwonline.com Gone fishin’ at Farnborough http://atwonline.com/blog/gone-fishin-farnborough <div class="node-body blog-body">This year’s Farnborough Airshow has turned into something of a fishing exercise by the airliner manufacturers as they dangle various “stretches” of new aircraft types in front of customers to see which bait is most popular.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/gone-fishin-farnborough" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/gone-fishin-farnborough#comments Aircraft & Engines Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Wed, 13 Jul 2016 14:28:00 +0000 217101 at http://atwonline.com