On the Cover

Going for Gold
21 ATW’s 42ND Annual Industry Achievement Awards

22 Airline of the Year - Etihad Airways

26 Airline Market Leader - Alaska Airlines

30 Leadership excellence - Tony Tyler

32 Value Airline of the Year - Wizz Air

33 Eco-Airline of the Year - Air New Zealand

34 Eco-Company Partnership - Lufthansa Group & Frankfurt Airport

35 Airport of the Year - Hong Kong International Airport

36 Aviation Technology Achievement - Airbus A350 XWB


38 Wi-Fi Flux
Onboard Internet service is improving, but airlines struggle with the free or fee question.
By Henry Canaday

42 Doubling Down
Juneyao Airlines sees growth and profitability in a dual-brand strategy that spans full-service and low-cost.
By Katie Cantle

46 ATW MRO Survey
Rating the aircraft: ATW conducted a survey of airlines around the world to gain feedback on how they rank aircraft and manufacturers on key elements of operations and service.


7 Editorial
Association Dues
By Karen Walker

11 News Briefs

18 Analysis
ULCC Earthquake
Spirit, Frontier and Allegiant step up to a new level of competition in the US market.
By Aaron Karp

50 Trends

55 Interview
James Hogan, President & CEO, Etihad Airways
By Karen Walker