ATW Editor's Blog http://atwonline.com/blog/71299/feed Karen Walker Blog en 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 Was DOT too fair with its Havana flight allocations? http://atwonline.com/blog/was-dot-too-fair-its-havana-flight-allocations <div class="node-body blog-body">The US Department of Transportation’s eagerly awaited decision on which airlines get rights to Havana, Cuba, was revealed today and the result is: just about everybody. But is that a good result?</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/was-dot-too-fair-its-havana-flight-allocations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/was-dot-too-fair-its-havana-flight-allocations#comments Aeropolitics Airports & Routes Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Thu, 07 Jul 2016 21:50:00 +0000 216051 at http://atwonline.com EasyJet AOC announcement is about calming rattled investors after Brexit http://atwonline.com/blog/easyjet-aoc-announcement-about-calming-rattled-investors-after-brexit <div class="node-body blog-body">UK low cost carrier easyJet has announced it is seeking another air operator’s certificate (AOC) outside of the UK following the British vote to exit the European Union.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/easyjet-aoc-announcement-about-calming-rattled-investors-after-brexit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/easyjet-aoc-announcement-about-calming-rattled-investors-after-brexit#comments Airline Financials Open Skies Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Tue, 05 Jul 2016 21:48:00 +0000 215651 at http://atwonline.com Flying the CSeries; it’s a full throated narrowbody, and that’s a problem http://atwonline.com/blog/flying-cseries-it-s-full-throated-narrowbody-and-s-problem <div class="node-body blog-body">Today I flew on a Bombardier CS100 directly after an aircraft was delivered to SWISS, marking the first delivery of the all-new CSeries aircraft.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/flying-cseries-it-s-full-throated-narrowbody-and-s-problem" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/flying-cseries-it-s-full-throated-narrowbody-and-s-problem#comments Cabin Interiors & Connectivity Aircraft & Engines Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Wed, 29 Jun 2016 21:34:00 +0000 214981 at http://atwonline.com Brexit could lead to doors closing on Open Skies http://atwonline.com/blog/brexit-could-lead-doors-closing-open-skies <div class="node-body blog-body">Among questions being asked in the air transport industry since last week’s shock Brexit referendum result is what does the UK’s divorce from the European Union mean to the US-EU Open Skies aviation agreement?</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/brexit-could-lead-doors-closing-open-skies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/brexit-could-lead-doors-closing-open-skies#comments Open Skies Daily News Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Mon, 27 Jun 2016 19:27:00 +0000 214451 at http://atwonline.com