ATWOnline http://atwonline.com/rss.xml en Russia’s VIM Airlines joins IATA http://atwonline.com/associations/russia-s-vim-airlines-joins-iata <div class="node-body article-body">Russia’s VIM Airlines has joined IATA after having its IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) renewed in May. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/associations/russia-s-vim-airlines-joins-iata" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/associations/russia-s-vim-airlines-joins-iata#comments Associations Daily News Thu, 29 Jun 2017 15:29:00 +0000 252441 at http://atwonline.com <p>VIM Boeing 777 at Kazan airport</p> VIM Airlines Taiwan’s China Airlines to launch London Gatwick services http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/taiwan-s-china-airlines-launch-london-gatwick-services <div class="node-body article-body">Taipei-based China Airlines will launch 4X-weekly direct Taipei Taoyuan International-London Gatwick services Dec. 1. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/taiwan-s-china-airlines-launch-london-gatwick-services" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/taiwan-s-china-airlines-launch-london-gatwick-services#comments Daily News Airports & Routes Thu, 29 Jun 2017 15:27:00 +0000 252431 at http://atwonline.com China Southern to sell shares to fund aircraft purchases http://atwonline.com/data-financials/china-southern-sell-shares-fund-aircraft-purchases <div class="node-body article-body">China Southern is expected to circulate non-public shares to fund purchases of 41 Airbus and Boeing aircraft.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/data-financials/china-southern-sell-shares-fund-aircraft-purchases" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/data-financials/china-southern-sell-shares-fund-aircraft-purchases#comments Airlines Daily News Data & Financials Thu, 29 Jun 2017 15:24:00 +0000 252421 at http://atwonline.com <p>China Southern Boeing 787-8</p> Rob Finlayson IAG sees growing roles for AI, virtual reality in airlines http://atwonline.com/technology/iag-sees-growing-roles-ai-virtual-reality-airlines <div class="node-body article-body">Artificial intelligence (AI), virtualization and natural language are among the technology areas that will grow in importance for the airline industry, an International Airlines Group (IAG) executive predicts.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/technology/iag-sees-growing-roles-ai-virtual-reality-airlines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/technology/iag-sees-growing-roles-ai-virtual-reality-airlines#comments Daily News ATW On-Location Technology Thu, 29 Jun 2017 15:21:00 +0000 252411 at http://atwonline.com Southwest Airlines trims Cuba services; sees no market path http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/southwest-airlines-trims-cuba-services-sees-no-market-path <div class="node-body article-body">Southwest Airlines is ceasing operations to two Cuban cities that it launched just seven months, saying there is “not a clear path to sustainability” in the market. The decision comes after the US Trump administration earlier in June reinstated broad prohibitions on US citizens traveling to Cuba as tourists. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/southwest-airlines-trims-cuba-services-sees-no-market-path" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/southwest-airlines-trims-cuba-services-sees-no-market-path#comments Regulation Daily News Airports & Routes Thu, 29 Jun 2017 15:15:00 +0000 252401 at http://atwonline.com Rob Finlayson All US-bound commercial flights subject to new security requirements http://atwonline.com/security/all-us-bound-commercial-flights-subject-new-security-requirements <div class="node-body article-body">US homeland security secretary John Kelly, describing commercial aviation as “the crown jewel target” of terrorists, has announced new security requirements for all US-bound international flights.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/security/all-us-bound-commercial-flights-subject-new-security-requirements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/security/all-us-bound-commercial-flights-subject-new-security-requirements#comments Airlines Security Airports & Routes Wed, 28 Jun 2017 21:00:00 +0000 252391 at http://atwonline.com <p>US homeland security secretary John Kelly (L) discusses the new requirements for US-bound flights at a Center for a New American Security conference in Washington DC.</p> CNAS/Twitter A little trust goes a long way http://atwonline.com/blog/little-trust-goes-long-way <div class="node-body blog-body">When a passenger flies, they feel disempowered and over-regulated. The trust is missing on both sides. Can airlines take tips from companies like Airbnb to make the customer experience better?</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/little-trust-goes-long-way" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/little-trust-goes-long-way#comments Airlines Need I say Moores Wed, 28 Jun 2017 19:16:00 +0000 252381 at http://atwonline.com American to buy Analogic checkpoint CT machines http://atwonline.com/technology/american-buy-analogic-checkpoint-ct-machines <div class="node-body article-body">American Airlines has reached an agreement with technology firm Analogic to buy $6 million worth of computed tomography (CT) airport checkpoint screening machines that the carrier hopes to deploy at US airports later this year following US government certification of the equipment.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/technology/american-buy-analogic-checkpoint-ct-machines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/technology/american-buy-analogic-checkpoint-ct-machines#comments Airlines Technology Airports & Routes Wed, 28 Jun 2017 18:10:00 +0000 252371 at http://atwonline.com <p>Analogic ConneCT&nbsp;machine, which is currently undergoing TSA certification testing.</p> Analogic FedEx subsidiary TNT Express hit by global computer virus http://atwonline.com/technology/fedex-subsidiary-tnt-express-hit-global-computer-virus <div class="node-body article-body">FedEx subsidiary TNT Express’ worldwide operations were “significantly affected” by an information system virus, the Memphis-based express cargo company said June 28.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/technology/fedex-subsidiary-tnt-express-hit-global-computer-virus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/technology/fedex-subsidiary-tnt-express-hit-global-computer-virus#comments Daily News Technology Wed, 28 Jun 2017 17:52:00 +0000 252361 at http://atwonline.com L3 CTS sees maintenance training growth potential http://atwonline.com/training/l3-cts-sees-maintenance-training-growth-potential <div class="node-body article-body">L3 Commercial Training Solutions (L3 CTS) sees maintenance training as a potential area for expansion after working to consolidate and integrate its recent acquisitions.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/training/l3-cts-sees-maintenance-training-growth-potential" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/training/l3-cts-sees-maintenance-training-growth-potential#comments Daily News Training ATW Plus Wed, 28 Jun 2017 17:09:00 +0000 252351 at http://atwonline.com Emirates president works to get more direct bookings http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/emirates-president-works-get-more-direct-bookings <div class="node-body article-body">Emirates Airline is working to get more passengers book direct with the carrier rather than through online travel agents and global distribution system (GDS) operators .</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/emirates-president-works-get-more-direct-bookings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/emirates-president-works-get-more-direct-bookings#comments IT & Distribution Daily News ATW Plus Wed, 28 Jun 2017 16:22:00 +0000 252341 at http://atwonline.com Canada implements new visa requirement for Antigua & Barbuda http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/canada-implements-new-visa-requirement-antigua-barbuda <div class="node-body article-body">Citizens of Antigua and Barbuda must carry paper visas for travel to Canada, following a determination that electronic travel authorizations for the Caribbean country are not meeting Canadian security standards.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/canada-implements-new-visa-requirement-antigua-barbuda" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/canada-implements-new-visa-requirement-antigua-barbuda#comments Government Affairs Daily News Wed, 28 Jun 2017 15:57:00 +0000 252331 at http://atwonline.com House ATC bill passes key vote with “flags of convenience” provision http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/house-atc-bill-passes-key-vote-flags-convenience-provision <div class="node-body article-body">US Rep. Bill Shuster’s (R-Pennsylvania) proposed legislation to separate air traffic control (ATC) management from FAA has cleared a key committee vote, but a “flags of convenience” amendment added to the bill will likely make it more controversial.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/house-atc-bill-passes-key-vote-flags-convenience-provision" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/house-atc-bill-passes-key-vote-flags-convenience-provision#comments Air Traffic Management Regulation Daily News Wed, 28 Jun 2017 15:50:00 +0000 252321 at http://atwonline.com <p>A Boeing 737 MAX in Norwegian livery. LCC Norwegian is targeted in a US House ATC bill amendment.</p> Boeing Irish regulator to head up Eurocontrol http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/irish-regulator-head-eurocontrol <div class="node-body article-body">European air traffic management organization Eurocontrol has appointed the CEO of the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA), Eamonn Brennan, as its new director-general.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/irish-regulator-head-eurocontrol" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/irish-regulator-head-eurocontrol#comments Air Traffic Management Government Affairs Daily News Wed, 28 Jun 2017 15:42:00 +0000 252311 at http://atwonline.com China’s Urumqi Airlines to transition into low cost carrier http://atwonline.com/airlines/china-s-urumqi-airlines-transition-low-cost-carrier <div class="node-body article-body">HNA Group subsidiary Urumqi Airlines will begin operating as a low cost carrier (LCC) from July 16.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/china-s-urumqi-airlines-transition-low-cost-carrier" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/china-s-urumqi-airlines-transition-low-cost-carrier#comments Airlines Daily News Wed, 28 Jun 2017 15:08:00 +0000 252301 at http://atwonline.com Russia’s Pobeda carries 10 millionth passenger http://atwonline.com/airlines/russia-s-pobeda-carries-10-millionth-passenger <div class="node-body article-body">Aeroflot low-cost subsidiary (LCC) Pobeda Airline, which began operations in December 2014, has carried the 10 millionth passenger. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/russia-s-pobeda-carries-10-millionth-passenger" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/russia-s-pobeda-carries-10-millionth-passenger#comments Airlines Daily News Wed, 28 Jun 2017 15:03:00 +0000 252291 at http://atwonline.com <p>Pobeda Boeing 737-800</p> Aeroflot Group Airbus Perlan glider to make high-altitude record bid http://atwonline.com/technology/airbus-perlan-glider-make-high-altitude-record-bid <div class="node-body article-body">The Perlan 2 stratospheric glider, an Airbus-sponsored mission, has arrived in Argentina as the Airbus Perlan Mission II team bids to set a new altitude record for sailplanes. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/technology/airbus-perlan-glider-make-high-altitude-record-bid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/technology/airbus-perlan-glider-make-high-altitude-record-bid#comments Daily News Technology Wed, 28 Jun 2017 15:00:00 +0000 252281 at http://atwonline.com <p>The Perlan 2 glider over Argentina</p> Airbus IAG A320neos to be placed with Iberia http://atwonline.com/airframes/iag-a320neos-be-placed-iberia <div class="node-body article-body">A previous IAG order for 20 Airbus A320neos will be placed with Spanish flag carrier Iberia, the airline said June 28.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airframes/iag-a320neos-be-placed-iberia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airframes/iag-a320neos-be-placed-iberia#comments Airframes Airlines Daily News Wed, 28 Jun 2017 13:36:00 +0000 252271 at http://atwonline.com Airbus Mexican consumer protection office fines airlines for baggage fees http://atwonline.com/regulation/mexican-consumer-protection-office-fines-airlines-baggage-fees <div class="node-body article-body">Mexico’s federal consumer attorney’s office Profeco has fined five airlines for charging fees on customers’ first checked bags on flights from Mexico City to the US and Canada.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/regulation/mexican-consumer-protection-office-fines-airlines-baggage-fees" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/regulation/mexican-consumer-protection-office-fines-airlines-baggage-fees#comments Airlines Regulation Daily News Tue, 27 Jun 2017 20:11:00 +0000 252261 at http://atwonline.com S7 Airlines ready to take delivery of Russia’s first A320neo http://atwonline.com/airlines/s7-airlines-ready-take-delivery-russia-s-first-a320neo <div class="node-body article-body">Russia’s S7 Airlines expects to take delivery of its first Airbus A320neo is the coming weeks, making S7 the first A320neo family operator in Russia, CEO Anton Eremin told ATW recently on the sidelines of the IATA AGM in Cancun.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/s7-airlines-ready-take-delivery-russia-s-first-a320neo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/s7-airlines-ready-take-delivery-russia-s-first-a320neo#comments Airframes Airlines Daily News Tue, 27 Jun 2017 19:46:00 +0000 252251 at http://atwonline.com <p>S7 A320ceo</p> Rob Finlayson SAS cautiously optimistic after fiscal first-half loss http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/sas-cautiously-optimistic-after-fiscal-first-half-loss <div class="node-body article-body">Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) still expects to turn in a pre-tax profit for its 2016-2017 financial year despite a sharp increase in losses in the fiscal year’s first half.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/sas-cautiously-optimistic-after-fiscal-first-half-loss" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/sas-cautiously-optimistic-after-fiscal-first-half-loss#comments Airline Financials Daily News Tue, 27 Jun 2017 19:00:00 +0000 252241 at http://atwonline.com Rob Finlayson BA considering wet leasing Qatar Airways aircraft as strike looms http://atwonline.com/airlines/ba-considering-wet-leasing-qatar-airways-aircraft-strike-looms <div class="node-body article-body">British Airways (BA) is preparing for the longest strike yet in its dispute with some of its cabin crew as members of BA’s London-based “mixed fleet” group of flight attendants are planning to stop work from July 1-16.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/ba-considering-wet-leasing-qatar-airways-aircraft-strike-looms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/ba-considering-wet-leasing-qatar-airways-aircraft-strike-looms#comments Airframes Airlines Daily News Tue, 27 Jun 2017 17:47:00 +0000 252231 at http://atwonline.com Russian airlines report rising passenger traffic http://atwonline.com/airlines/russian-airlines-report-rising-passenger-traffic <div class="node-body article-body">Russian airlines carried 46.9% more international passengers year-over-year (YOY) in May, reaching 3.7 million passengers for the month.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/russian-airlines-report-rising-passenger-traffic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/russian-airlines-report-rising-passenger-traffic#comments Airlines Daily News Tue, 27 Jun 2017 16:52:00 +0000 252221 at http://atwonline.com American Airlines to migrate customer-facing applications to IBM Cloud http://atwonline.com/airlines/american-airlines-migrate-customer-facing-applications-ibm-cloud <div class="node-body article-body">American Airlines will begin migration of its website, customer mobile app and airport check-in kiosks to IBM’s cloud network in early July.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/american-airlines-migrate-customer-facing-applications-ibm-cloud" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/american-airlines-migrate-customer-facing-applications-ibm-cloud#comments Airlines Connected Aerospace Daily News Tue, 27 Jun 2017 16:38:00 +0000 252211 at http://atwonline.com American Airlines The subsidy irony of Anderson’s new gig http://atwonline.com/blog/subsidy-irony-anderson-s-new-gig <div class="node-body blog-body">Amtrak’s pick of former Delta Air Lines chairman and CEO Richard Anderson to be its president and CEO provides exactly the sort of tough leadership that the woefully-inadequate US passenger rail line needs.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/subsidy-irony-anderson-s-new-gig" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/subsidy-irony-anderson-s-new-gig#comments Aeropolitics Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Tue, 27 Jun 2017 14:49:00 +0000 252201 at http://atwonline.com DAA International pitches virtual terminal concept http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/daa-international-pitches-virtual-terminal-concept <div class="node-body article-body">Airport owner and operator DAA International has tabled a concept where almost all airport terminal functions could be relocated off site, allowing 4-5 million passengers’ worth of capacity to be added within 18-24 months.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/daa-international-pitches-virtual-terminal-concept" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/daa-international-pitches-virtual-terminal-concept#comments Daily News Airports & Routes ATW Plus Tue, 27 Jun 2017 14:39:00 +0000 252191 at http://atwonline.com DAA International O’Leary: Ryanair Labs will ultimately dwarf Ryanair http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/o-leary-ryanair-labs-will-ultimately-dwarf-ryanair <div class="node-body article-body">Irish low-cost carrier (LCC) Ryanair’s airline operation will ultimately be just a small segment of a broader Amazon of travel-type business, according to CEO Michael O’Leary.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/o-leary-ryanair-labs-will-ultimately-dwarf-ryanair" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/o-leary-ryanair-labs-will-ultimately-dwarf-ryanair#comments Airlines IT & Distribution Daily News Tue, 27 Jun 2017 14:29:00 +0000 252181 at http://atwonline.com Ryanair Former Delta CEO Anderson becomes Amtrak CEO http://atwonline.com/people/former-delta-ceo-anderson-becomes-amtrak-ceo <div class="node-body article-body">Former Delta Air Lines chairman and CEO Richard Anderson has been named president and CEO of the US passenger rail line Amtrak.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/people/former-delta-ceo-anderson-becomes-amtrak-ceo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/people/former-delta-ceo-anderson-becomes-amtrak-ceo#comments Airlines Daily News People Mon, 26 Jun 2017 20:27:00 +0000 252171 at http://atwonline.com <p>Former Delta Air Lines CEO Richard Anderson (L) and current Delta CEO Ed Bastian.</p> Delta Air Lines Taiwan’s China Airlines ends A340-300 operations http://atwonline.com/airframes/taiwan-s-china-airlines-ends-a340-300-operations <div class="node-body article-body">Taipei-based China Airlines has ended Airbus A340-300 operations after 16 years of flying the aircraft type.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airframes/taiwan-s-china-airlines-ends-a340-300-operations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airframes/taiwan-s-china-airlines-ends-a340-300-operations#comments Airframes Airlines Daily News Mon, 26 Jun 2017 19:57:00 +0000 252161 at http://atwonline.com FedEx posts $3 billion fiscal 2017 net profit http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/fedex-posts-3-billion-fiscal-2017-net-profit <div class="node-body article-body">FedEx Corp. posted $3 billion in consolidated net profit for fiscal 2017, up 64.7% from the company’s $1.8 billion net profit in fiscal 2016.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/fedex-posts-3-billion-fiscal-2017-net-profit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/fedex-posts-3-billion-fiscal-2017-net-profit#comments Airline Financials Daily News Mon, 26 Jun 2017 19:50:00 +0000 252151 at http://atwonline.com <p>Fedex Express Boeing 767-700.</p> Boeing