ATW Editor's Blog http://atwonline.com/blog/71299/feed Karen Walker Blog en Screening Madness http://atwonline.com/blog/screening-madness <div class="node-body blog-body">Heard the one about the IATA Director General who was subjected to secondary screening because he had a small umbrella in his carry-on case?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/atw-editors-blog-0">ATW Editor&#039;s Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/screening-madness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/screening-madness#comments Blogs Security Airports & Routes IATA Schiphol TSA ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Thu, 21 Jan 2016 19:33:00 +0000 193481 at http://atwonline.com Welcome home Mr. Munoz! http://atwonline.com/blog/welcome-home-mr-munoz <div class="node-body blog-body">What a great photo posted by United today of CEO Oscar Munoz with his doctors as he prepared to return home following a heart transplant.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/atw-editors-blog-0">ATW Editor&#039;s Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/welcome-home-mr-munoz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/welcome-home-mr-munoz#comments Airlines Blogs Daily News united airlines ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Fri, 15 Jan 2016 21:40:00 +0000 192881 at http://atwonline.com 2015’s big aviation moments; what 2016 could bring http://atwonline.com/blog/2015-s-big-aviation-moments-what-2016-could-bring <div class="node-body blog-body">As we welcome in a new year, I thought I would give a personalized recap on some of the most significant moments in the global air transport industry through 2015; and give a few thoughts on what to watch for in 2016.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/atw-editors-blog-0">ATW Editor&#039;s Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/2015-s-big-aviation-moments-what-2016-could-bring" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/2015-s-big-aviation-moments-what-2016-could-bring#comments Airlines Blogs Open Skies Regulation Aircraft & Engines 737 A320 A350 Airbus American Boeing CSeries Cuba Delta Emirates Etihad Lufthansa MAX Mexico MH370 MRJ neo Qatar United ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Thu, 31 Dec 2015 22:35:00 +0000 191041 at http://atwonline.com Actor Crowe, surprised by airline hoverboard ban, may be a good thing http://atwonline.com/blog/actor-crowe-surprised-airline-hoverboard-ban-may-be-good-thing <div class="node-body blog-body">Australian actor Russell Crowe is in the news this Christmas week after getting in a huff because he was not allowed to take check in his sons’ hoverboards when they arrived for a Virgin Australia flight.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/atw-editors-blog-0">ATW Editor&#039;s Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/actor-crowe-surprised-airline-hoverboard-ban-may-be-good-thing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/actor-crowe-surprised-airline-hoverboard-ban-may-be-good-thing#comments Airlines Blogs Safety hoverboard IATA Russell Crowe Virgin Australia ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Tue, 29 Dec 2015 19:01:00 +0000 190921 at http://atwonline.com What do Donald Trump and Delta’s Anderson have in common? http://atwonline.com/blog/what-do-donald-trump-and-delta-s-anderson-have-common <div class="node-body blog-body">No, I don’t believe Richard Anderson is going to run for US President. The answer is controversy; both have been controversial figures in 2015. But controversial doesn’t necessarily mean influential.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/atw-editors-blog-0">ATW Editor&#039;s Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/what-do-donald-trump-and-delta-s-anderson-have-common" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/what-do-donald-trump-and-delta-s-anderson-have-common#comments Aeropolitics Airlines Blogs A4A American Delta Air Lines Doug Parker Richard Anderson Southwest ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Sun, 20 Dec 2015 19:45:00 +0000 190151 at http://atwonline.com What do Vladimir Putin and Delta's Richard Anderson have in common? http://atwonline.com/blog/what-do-vladimir-putin-and-deltas-richard-anderson-have-common <div class="node-body blog-body">Last year, my colleagues at ATW sister publication Aviation Week & Space Technology selected Russian President Vladimir Putin as their person of the year. The guy whose thugs in Ukraine shot down an airliner that year, murdering 298 passengers and crew. This year, they’ve selected Delta Air Lines CEO Richard Anderson. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/atw-editors-blog-0">ATW Editor&#039;s Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/what-do-vladimir-putin-and-deltas-richard-anderson-have-common" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/what-do-vladimir-putin-and-deltas-richard-anderson-have-common#comments Aeropolitics Airlines Blogs Boeing Delta Gulf carriers Putin Richard Anderson ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Fri, 18 Dec 2015 18:57:00 +0000 190091 at http://atwonline.com US registration rule for UAV owners is a good move http://atwonline.com/blog/us-registration-rule-uav-owners-good-move <div class="node-body blog-body">It’s not often that ATW praises a regulator, even rarer that to laud the introduction of yet more rules on an already heavily-regulated industry. But I do think the heads of FAA and the US Department of Transportation deserve praise for their relatively swift action to require buyers and owners of small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to register their aircraft via an FAA website.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/atw-editors-blog-0">ATW Editor&#039;s Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/us-registration-rule-uav-owners-good-move" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/us-registration-rule-uav-owners-good-move#comments Airlines Blogs Regulation Safety DOT FAA UAVs ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Wed, 16 Dec 2015 18:55:00 +0000 189731 at http://atwonline.com Cabin crew and safety & security breaches http://atwonline.com/blog/cabin-crew-and-safety-security-breaches <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>At what point should a passenger tell a cabin crew member that they are doing something wrong?</p> <p>I ask the question because of two recent experiences on flights. The first was on a medium-haul flight from Washington Dulles. It was a non-US airline and it was a morning flight, but not early morning.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/atw-editors-blog-0">ATW Editor&#039;s Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/cabin-crew-and-safety-security-breaches" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/cabin-crew-and-safety-security-breaches#comments Airlines Blogs Safety cabin crew security ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Fri, 04 Dec 2015 23:23:00 +0000 188641 at http://atwonline.com ADS-B compliance and ATW’s 2016 Airline of the Year http://atwonline.com/blog/ads-b-compliance-and-atw-s-2016-airline-year <div class="node-body blog-body">Busy week at ATW with two major events. The first was our webinar on ADS-B OUT compliance by the FAA’s 2020 deadline.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/atw-editors-blog-0">ATW Editor&#039;s Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/ads-b-compliance-and-atw-s-2016-airline-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/ads-b-compliance-and-atw-s-2016-airline-year#comments Air Traffic Management Airbus A380 Airlines Blogs Regulation ACSS ADS-B Etihad FAA JetBlue ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Fri, 04 Dec 2015 21:08:00 +0000 188631 at http://atwonline.com Atlanta-Dubai: Delta’s response http://atwonline.com/blog/atlanta-dubai-delta-s-response <div class="node-body blog-body">The following letter was submitted to ATW by Delta Air Lines' chief legal officer in response to my blog on their decision to stop Atlanta-Dubai service next year, citing competition from the Gulf carriers. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/atw-editors-blog-0">ATW Editor&#039;s Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/atlanta-dubai-delta-s-response" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/atlanta-dubai-delta-s-response#comments Airlines Blogs Open Skies Airports & Routes Atlanta Delta Dubai Emirates ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Mon, 02 Nov 2015 19:56:00 +0000 185131 at http://atwonline.com