ATWOnline http://atwonline.com/rss.xml en Trump gives first hint of budget priorities; DOT may face reductions http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/trump-gives-first-hint-budget-priorities-dot-may-face-reductions <div class="node-body article-body">US President Donald Trump has given the first preview of his budget priorities for the federal government, indicating significant spending reductions in areas outside of the military and law and immigration enforcement.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/trump-gives-first-hint-budget-priorities-dot-may-face-reductions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/trump-gives-first-hint-budget-priorities-dot-may-face-reductions#comments Government Affairs Daily News Mon, 27 Feb 2017 21:00:00 +0000 239841 at http://atwonline.com <p>US President Donald Trump addresses US state governors at the White House Feb. 27.</p> Aude Guerrucci-Pool/Getty Images United to launch San Francisco-Munich service http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/united-launch-san-francisco-munich-service <div class="node-body article-body">United Airlines is launching its first flight from its San Francisco hub to Munich for the summer schedule.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/united-launch-san-francisco-munich-service" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/united-launch-san-francisco-munich-service#comments Daily News Airports & Routes Mon, 27 Feb 2017 20:41:00 +0000 239831 at http://atwonline.com <p>United Boeing 787-8</p> Rob Finlayson Virgin Australia cancels Abu Dhabi service http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/virgin-australia-cancels-abu-dhabi-service <div class="node-body article-body">Virgin Australia is canceling its planned route from Perth, Australia, to Abu Dhabi, which leaves the airline with no flights of its own to the main hub of strategic partner Etihad Airways.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/virgin-australia-cancels-abu-dhabi-service" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/virgin-australia-cancels-abu-dhabi-service#comments Daily News Airports & Routes ATW Plus Mon, 27 Feb 2017 20:22:00 +0000 239821 at http://atwonline.com <p>Virgin Australia Boeing 777-300ER</p> Rob Finlayson Ryanair to base more aircraft in Frankfurt http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/ryanair-base-more-aircraft-frankfurt <div class="node-body article-body">Irish low-cost carrier (LCC) Ryanair, which will begin operations at Lufthansa’s Frankfurt hub from March with two Boeing 737-800s, plans to base more aircraft at Germany’s largest airport.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/ryanair-base-more-aircraft-frankfurt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/ryanair-base-more-aircraft-frankfurt#comments Daily News Airports & Routes ATW Plus Mon, 27 Feb 2017 20:09:00 +0000 239811 at http://atwonline.com <p>Ryanair Boeing 737-800</p> Rob Finlayson SWISS to increase capacity on North Atlantic routes http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/swiss-increase-capacity-north-atlantic-routes <div class="node-body article-body">Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) will increase capacity on North Atlantic routes this summer by using larger aircraft.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/swiss-increase-capacity-north-atlantic-routes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/swiss-increase-capacity-north-atlantic-routes#comments Daily News Airports & Routes Mon, 27 Feb 2017 18:12:00 +0000 239801 at http://atwonline.com <p>SWISS Boeing 777-300ER</p> Rob Finlayson Express cargo’s big shift http://atwonline.com/blog/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="http://atwonline.com/blog/express-cargo-s-big-shift" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/express-cargo-s-big-shift#comments Airlines Airports & Routes Opinions AirKarp Mon, 27 Feb 2017 17:49:00 +0000 239791 at http://atwonline.com Embraer names new CEO of Portugal’s OGMA http://atwonline.com/mro/embraer-names-new-ceo-portugal-s-ogma <div class="node-body article-body">Embraer has named Marco Tulio Pellegrini as the new CEO of Indústria Aeronáutica de Portugal (OGMA). </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/mro/embraer-names-new-ceo-portugal-s-ogma" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/mro/embraer-names-new-ceo-portugal-s-ogma#comments Daily News MRO People Mon, 27 Feb 2017 15:31:00 +0000 239781 at http://atwonline.com Chorus posts $83 million 2016 net profit; leasing revenue up 44% http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/chorus-posts-83-million-2016-net-profit-leasing-revenue-44 <div class="node-body article-body">Halifax-based Chorus Aviation, the parent company of Canadian regional airline Jazz Aviation, posted 2016 net profits of C$111.8 million ($83 million), more than quadrupling its C$25.5 million net result for 2015.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/chorus-posts-83-million-2016-net-profit-leasing-revenue-44" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/chorus-posts-83-million-2016-net-profit-leasing-revenue-44#comments Airline Financials Daily News Mon, 27 Feb 2017 15:16:00 +0000 239771 at http://atwonline.com Why Do Passengers Grab Their Bags During Emergency Evacuations? http://atwonline.com/safety/why-do-passengers-grab-their-bags-during-emergency-evacuations <div class="field-deck"> High-profile incidents where passengers delayed an emergency evacuation to retrieve luggage prompts industry to study human behavior. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In two recent emergencies, passengers delayed exiting to grab luggage from overhead bins and even used their phones to record inside the airplane.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/why-do-passengers-grab-their-bags-during-emergency-evacuations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/why-do-passengers-grab-their-bags-during-emergency-evacuations#comments Safety ATW Plus Fri, 24 Feb 2017 22:23:00 +0000 239001 at http://atwonline.com Getty Images Delta names new Seattle VP http://atwonline.com/people/delta-names-new-seattle-vp <div class="node-body article-body">Delta Air Lines has named John Caldwell its new VP-Seattle as Mike Medeiros transitions to his new role as COO at Aeromexico.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/people/delta-names-new-seattle-vp" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/people/delta-names-new-seattle-vp#comments Daily News People Fri, 24 Feb 2017 20:47:00 +0000 239761 at http://atwonline.com Atlas has acquired all 20 767s to be operated for Amazon http://atwonline.com/airframes/atlas-has-acquired-all-20-767s-be-operated-amazon <div class="node-body article-body">Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings has secured all 20 Boeing 767-300s it will wet lease to Amazon, according to president and CEO Bill Flynn.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airframes/atlas-has-acquired-all-20-767s-be-operated-amazon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airframes/atlas-has-acquired-all-20-767s-be-operated-amazon#comments Airframes Daily News Fri, 24 Feb 2017 20:37:00 +0000 239751 at http://atwonline.com <p>Amazon Prime Air Boeing 767-300 converted freighter.</p> Amazon Gallery: Innsbruck Airport brings winter tourists to the the Austrian Alps http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/gallery-innsbruck-airport-brings-winter-tourists-austrian-alps <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Innsbruck Airport, located in the Austrian Alps, is one of Europe&#39;s top three airports for winter charter operations. Beside Geneva and Salzburg, this airport handles thousands of ski tourists every weekend&mdash;who fly in from all over Europe, Israel or Russia&mdash;mostly on leisure carriers. During the winter until the end of March/early April, Innsbruck Airport is slot restricted on Saturdays. The airport opened in 1948 and can handle up to 120 aircraft movements per day. The Airbus A321 and Boeing 757 are the largest types.</p></div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/gallery-innsbruck-airport-brings-winter-tourists-austrian-alps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/gallery-innsbruck-airport-brings-winter-tourists-austrian-alps#comments Airports & Routes Fri, 24 Feb 2017 19:26:00 +0000 239741 at http://atwonline.com UPS tests UAV launched from delivery truck’s roof http://atwonline.com/technology/ups-tests-uav-launched-delivery-truck-s-roof <div class="node-body article-body">United Parcel Service (UPS) has conducted a test delivery in which an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) launched from the top of a delivery truck and carried a package in a residential area.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/technology/ups-tests-uav-launched-delivery-truck-s-roof" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/technology/ups-tests-uav-launched-delivery-truck-s-roof#comments Daily News Technology Fri, 24 Feb 2017 19:22:00 +0000 239731 at http://atwonline.com <p>An octocopter delivery drone made by Workhorse Group launches from the roof of a UPS delivery truck.</p> UPS Tomorrow’s Airport Checkpoint Will Be Faster, Safer http://atwonline.com/technology/tomorrow-s-airport-checkpoint-will-be-faster-safer <div class="field-deck"> Innovations are being sought to make airport check-in and security processes faster and safer. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Future airport check-in and security processes will be faster and safer as passengers seamlessly as pass through checkpoints.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/technology/tomorrow-s-airport-checkpoint-will-be-faster-safer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/technology/tomorrow-s-airport-checkpoint-will-be-faster-safer#comments Technology Airports & Routes ATW Plus Fri, 24 Feb 2017 19:11:00 +0000 239401 at http://atwonline.com WheelTug China's Secondary Airports Offer Capacity, But Profits Can Be Elusive http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/chinas-secondary-airports-offer-capacity-profits-can-be-elusive <div class="node-body article-body">Local government subsidies and slot shortage encourage airlines to shift attention to Chinese secondary city airports, but profit does not always follow.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/chinas-secondary-airports-offer-capacity-profits-can-be-elusive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Air Traffic Management ATW Plus Fri, 24 Feb 2017 19:11:00 +0000 239391 at http://atwonline.com Rob Finlayson Pilot Report: CSeries Is A Smooth Operator http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/pilot-report-cseries-smooth-operator <div class="field-byline"> Fred George </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Pilot Fred George flies and reports on the Bombardier CS300 and discovers a sophisticated jet that is thoughtful of crew and passengers</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/pilot-report-cseries-smooth-operator" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/pilot-report-cseries-smooth-operator#comments Manufacturers ATW Plus Fri, 24 Feb 2017 19:11:00 +0000 239381 at http://atwonline.com Bombardier US Major Carriers Seek Administration Support On Gulf Carriers Issue http://atwonline.com/open-skies/us-major-carriers-seek-administration-support-gulf-carriers-issue <div class="field-deck"> The US major airlines are ready to fight again over Gulf carrier expansion. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Expansion of Gulf carriers within the US Open Skies agreements is causing increased tension among major US airlines.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/us-major-carriers-seek-administration-support-gulf-carriers-issue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/us-major-carriers-seek-administration-support-gulf-carriers-issue#comments Open Skies ATW Plus Fri, 24 Feb 2017 19:11:00 +0000 239351 at http://atwonline.com Rob Finlayson Enhanced Vision Sees In Dark Through Fog, Smoke, Smog http://atwonline.com/technology/enhanced-vision-sees-dark-through-fog-smoke-smog <div class="field-deck"> New cockpit vision technologies are helping reduce delays caused by low visibility conditions around airports </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The FAA will allow airliners with qualified enhanced vision to land without natural vision of runways and takeoff when destination fields are below minimums.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/technology/enhanced-vision-sees-dark-through-fog-smoke-smog" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/technology/enhanced-vision-sees-dark-through-fog-smoke-smog#comments Technology ATW Plus Fri, 24 Feb 2017 19:11:00 +0000 239331 at http://atwonline.com Dassult New Turkish Airlines CEO Describes Challenges Of First Year http://atwonline.com/airlines/new-turkish-airlines-ceo-describes-challenges-first-year <div class="field-deck"> Turkish Airlines’ new CEO works on restoring the carrier to profitability </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Bilal Eksi had to deal with the June terrorist attack at Istanbul Ataturk Airport and an attempted military coup that seriously hurt demand and profits.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/new-turkish-airlines-ceo-describes-challenges-first-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/new-turkish-airlines-ceo-describes-challenges-first-year#comments Airlines ATW Plus Fri, 24 Feb 2017 19:11:00 +0000 239311 at http://atwonline.com Turkish Airlines Multi-Crew Pilot License Could Help Fill Industry Gap http://atwonline.com/training/multi-crew-pilot-license-could-help-fill-industry-gap <div class="field-byline"> Victor Brandao </div> <div class="field-deck"> The Multi-Crew Pilot License is the type of innovation the industry should embrace. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">At a time when the demand for new pilots is more pressing than ever, could the Multi-Crew Pilot License be a better answer than traditional training methods?</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/training/multi-crew-pilot-license-could-help-fill-industry-gap" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/training/multi-crew-pilot-license-could-help-fill-industry-gap#comments Training Fri, 24 Feb 2017 19:11:00 +0000 239301 at http://atwonline.com Flybe Dash 8 Q400 landing gear collapses at Amsterdam Schiphol http://atwonline.com/safety/flybe-dash-8-q400-landing-gear-collapses-amsterdam-schiphol <div class="node-body article-body">A Flybe Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 twin turboprop suffered a landing accident at Amsterdam Schiphol International Airport (AMS) Feb. 23.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/flybe-dash-8-q400-landing-gear-collapses-amsterdam-schiphol" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/flybe-dash-8-q400-landing-gear-collapses-amsterdam-schiphol#comments Daily News Safety Fri, 24 Feb 2017 18:49:00 +0000 239721 at http://atwonline.com Aviation Safety Network/via Matt Lorenson-Twitter Aircraft News-Feb. 24, 2017 http://atwonline.com/airframes/aircraft-news-feb-24-2017 <div class="node-body article-body">Aircraft News-Feb. 24, 2017</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airframes/aircraft-news-feb-24-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airframes/aircraft-news-feb-24-2017#comments Airframes Daily News Fri, 24 Feb 2017 18:12:00 +0000 239711 at http://atwonline.com Germany’s Condor expands US services http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/germany-s-condor-expands-us-services <div class="node-body article-body">German leisure carrier Condor Airlines has outlined what it called the largest US expansion in its 60-year history. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/germany-s-condor-expands-us-services" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/germany-s-condor-expands-us-services#comments Daily News Airports & Routes Fri, 24 Feb 2017 17:56:00 +0000 239701 at http://atwonline.com <p>Condor Boeing 767-300ER</p> Condor Airlines ANA Holdings increases stake in LCC Peach to 67% http://atwonline.com/airlines/ana-holdings-increases-stake-lcc-peach-67 <div class="node-body article-body">All Nippon Airways (ANA) Holdings has extended control over Japanese low-cost carrier (LCC) Peach Aviation, as it acquires a greater share of the joint venture.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/ana-holdings-increases-stake-lcc-peach-67" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/ana-holdings-increases-stake-lcc-peach-67#comments Airlines Daily News ATW Plus Fri, 24 Feb 2017 17:40:00 +0000 239691 at http://atwonline.com <p>Peach Aviation A320</p> Rob Finlayson Trends - March 2017 http://atwonline.com/datasheet/trends-march-2017 <div class="node-body datasheet-body">2016 year-end deliveries for Airbus and Boeing; airline traffic by region, traffic at key worldwide airports; airline financials; aircraft value projections.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/datasheet/trends-march-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ATW Magazine Data & Financials ATW Plus Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:44:00 +0000 239171 at http://atwonline.com AirBaltic to launch CS300 long-haul flights to Abu Dhabi http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/airbaltic-launch-cs300-long-haul-flights-abu-dhabi <div class="node-body article-body">Latvian carrier airBaltic plans to launch 4X-weekly Riga-Abu Dhabi Bombardier CS300 service beginning Oct. 29, in cooperation with Etihad Airways, the Riga-based carrier announced Feb. 24. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/airbaltic-launch-cs300-long-haul-flights-abu-dhabi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/airbaltic-launch-cs300-long-haul-flights-abu-dhabi#comments Daily News Airports & Routes Fri, 24 Feb 2017 15:39:00 +0000 239671 at http://atwonline.com <p>AirBaltic CS300</p> Bombardier Air Lease Corp. 2016 net profit up 48% to $375 million http://atwonline.com/leasing/air-lease-corp-2016-net-profit-48-375-million <div class="node-body article-body">Los Angeles-based commercial aircraft lessor Air Lease Corp. (ALC) posted a 2016 net profit of $374.9 million, up 48% from $253.4 million net income in 2015. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/leasing/air-lease-corp-2016-net-profit-48-375-million" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/leasing/air-lease-corp-2016-net-profit-48-375-million#comments Daily News Leasing Fri, 24 Feb 2017 15:24:00 +0000 239661 at http://atwonline.com Chinese carriers increasing flights to the Philippines http://atwonline.com/open-skies/chinese-carriers-increasing-flights-philippines <div class="node-body article-body">Chinese airlines are rapidly increasing flights to the Philippines following the relaxing of visa requirements between the two countries in October 2016.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/chinese-carriers-increasing-flights-philippines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/chinese-carriers-increasing-flights-philippines#comments Open Skies Daily News Fri, 24 Feb 2017 15:18:00 +0000 239651 at http://atwonline.com Rob Finlayson March 2017 http://atwonline.com/atwonline/2017-02-24 <div class="node-body magazine_issue-body"></div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-mag-teasers"> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-info"><legend>Publication Info</legend> <div class="field-cover-date"> <span>Cover Date:&nbsp;</span> <span class="date-display-single">Wed, 2017-03-01</span> </div> <div class="field-volume"> <span>Volume:&nbsp;</span> 154 </div> <div class="field-number"> <span>Number:&nbsp;</span> 2 </div> </fieldset> Fri, 24 Feb 2017 05:00:00 +0000 238481 at http://atwonline.com Mexico’s Grupo Viva Aerobus posts $37 million net profit for 2016 http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/mexico-s-grupo-viva-aerobus-posts-37-million-net-profit-2016 <div class="node-body article-body">Mexican low-cost carrier (LCC) Grupo Viva Aerobus posted a 2016 net profit of MXP765.8 million ($37 million), a 69.2% increase over the company’s MXP452.7 million 2015 net income. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/mexico-s-grupo-viva-aerobus-posts-37-million-net-profit-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/mexico-s-grupo-viva-aerobus-posts-37-million-net-profit-2016#comments Airline Financials Daily News Thu, 23 Feb 2017 21:06:00 +0000 239641 at http://atwonline.com