ATWOnline http://atwonline.com/rss.xml en ATW Photo Gallery-Mitsubishi Rolls Out First MRJ http://atwonline.com/airframes/atw-photo-gallery-mitsubishi-rolls-out-first-mrj <div class="node-body gallery-body">Photos of the first Mitsubishi Aircraft MRJ flight-test aircraft, unveiled Oct. 18.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airframes/atw-photo-gallery-mitsubishi-rolls-out-first-mrj" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airframes/atw-photo-gallery-mitsubishi-rolls-out-first-mrj#comments Airframes Tue, 21 Oct 2014 01:05:00 +0000 142951 at http://atwonline.com Mitsubishi rolls out first MRJ, plans 2015 flight http://atwonline.com/aircraft-engines/mitsubishi-rolls-out-first-mrj-plans-2015-flight <div class="field-byline"> Bradley Perrett </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The first Mitsubishi Aircraft MRJ flight-test aircraft, unveiled Oct. 18, will undergo about six months of ground evaluations before taking to the air in the second quarter of 2015.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/aircraft-engines/mitsubishi-rolls-out-first-mrj-plans-2015-flight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/aircraft-engines/mitsubishi-rolls-out-first-mrj-plans-2015-flight#comments Daily News Manufacturers Aircraft & Engines Geared Turbofan Hamilton Sundstrand Mitsubishi MRJ Pratt & Whitney PW1200G Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:20:00 +0000 142791 at http://atwonline.com <p>The Mitsubishi MRJ makes its public debut in Japan Oct.18</p> Mitsubishi Aircraft Etihad: Alitalia to provide transatlantic arm of growing global network http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/etihad-alitalia-provide-transatlantic-arm-growing-global-network <div class="node-body article-body">Etihad Airways sees Alitalia as providing the transatlantic component of its growing global network, Etihad president and CEO James Hogan said Monday.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/etihad-alitalia-provide-transatlantic-arm-growing-global-network" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/etihad-alitalia-provide-transatlantic-arm-growing-global-network#comments Airlines Finance & Data Daily News Airports & Routes Alitalia ATW Plus Etihad Gabriele Del Torchio James Hogan Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:17:00 +0000 142941 at http://atwonline.com <p>Alitalia and Etihad Airway unveils a new Airbus A330-200 in Expo Milano 2015 livery</p> Courtesy, Alitalia and Etihad Airways American Airlines, US Airways complete merger of cargo divisions http://atwonline.com/finance-data/american-airlines-us-airways-complete-merger-cargo-divisions <div class="node-body article-body">American Airlines and US Airways have unified under a single air waybill, effectively completing the combination of the cargo divisions of the merging airlines.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/finance-data/american-airlines-us-airways-complete-merger-cargo-divisions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/finance-data/american-airlines-us-airways-complete-merger-cargo-divisions#comments Airlines Finance & Data Daily News air cargo air waybill American Airlines merger US Airways Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:16:00 +0000 142821 at http://atwonline.com <p>American Airlines and US Airways tails</p> Courtesy, American Airlines European Commission to audit exit screening in Ebola-affected countries http://atwonline.com/safety/european-commission-audit-exit-screening-ebola-affected-countries <div class="node-body article-body">A high-level meeting of 21 European health ministers, co-organized by the Italian Presidency and the European Commission, has failed to reach common ground on the issue of entry screening at Europe’s airports for passengers arriving from Ebola-affected countries.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/european-commission-audit-exit-screening-ebola-affected-countries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/european-commission-audit-exit-screening-ebola-affected-countries#comments Government Affairs Security Daily News Safety Department of State Ebola European Centre for Disease Prevention & Control European Commission European health ministers European Union Italian Presidency Tonio Borg WHO World Health Organization Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:16:00 +0000 142801 at http://atwonline.com Lufthansa holds firm as pilot union calls eighth strike http://atwonline.com/labor/lufthansa-holds-firm-pilot-union-calls-eighth-strike <div class="node-body article-body">As the Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) calls another pilot strike for Monday and Tuesday for Lufthansa’s short- and medium-haul operations, the carrier is holding firm in its commitment to work on a sustainable long-term cost structure.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/labor/lufthansa-holds-firm-pilot-union-calls-eighth-strike" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/labor/lufthansa-holds-firm-pilot-union-calls-eighth-strike#comments Airlines Labor Daily News Carsten Spohr Lufthansa pilot strike Vereinigung Cockpit Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:14:00 +0000 142811 at http://atwonline.com <p>Lufthansa A320</p> By Rob Finlayson Virgin Australia reduces 1Q losses, but consumer demand remains weak http://atwonline.com/finance-data/virgin-australia-reduces-1q-losses-consumer-demand-remains-weak <div class="node-body article-body">Virgin Australia reported an underlying loss before tax of AUD45 million ($40 million) for the first quarter of the 2015 financial year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/finance-data/virgin-australia-reduces-1q-losses-consumer-demand-remains-weak" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/finance-data/virgin-australia-reduces-1q-losses-consumer-demand-remains-weak#comments Airlines Finance & Data Daily News John Borghetti Singapore Airlines Tigerair Australia Virgin Australia Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:12:00 +0000 142931 at http://atwonline.com <p>Virgin Australia Boeing 737-800</p> By Rob Finlayson Skypaths - October 20, 2014 http://atwonline.com/atws-skypaths/skypaths-october-20-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/search/results/Aloha%20Air%20Cargo">Aloha Air Cargo</a> begins 5X-weekly Honolulu-Los Angeles Boeing 767-300F service Oct. 23.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/atws-skypaths/skypaths-october-20-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/atws-skypaths/skypaths-october-20-2014#comments ATW's Skypaths Airports & Routes ATW Plus Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:09:00 +0000 142921 at http://atwonline.com CEO: Air France recovering from pilot strikes http://atwonline.com/labor/ceo-air-france-recovering-pilot-strikes <div class="node-body article-body">Air France-KLM Group said the recent 10-day pilot strikes have cost the company around €350 million ($447 million) in the third quarter. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/labor/ceo-air-france-recovering-pilot-strikes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/labor/ceo-air-france-recovering-pilot-strikes#comments Airlines Finance & Data Labor Daily News Air France ATW Plus Frederic Cagey pilot strike Transavia Transform Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:06:00 +0000 142911 at http://atwonline.com <p>Air France Boeing 777-300ER</p> By Rob Finlayson Qatar selects Frankfurt as first A350 destination http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/qatar-selects-frankfurt-first-a350-destination <div class="node-body article-body">Qatar Airways will operate its first Airbus A350 on its Doha-Frankfurt route from January as the new aircraft's first scheduled service. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/qatar-selects-frankfurt-first-a350-destination" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/qatar-selects-frankfurt-first-a350-destination#comments Airlines Daily News Airports & Routes A380 Airbus A350 Akbar Al Baker Qatar Airways Mon, 20 Oct 2014 19:49:00 +0000 142901 at http://atwonline.com <p>Qatar Airways A350 XWB</p> Courtesy, Airbus UTair postpones new aircraft deliveries http://atwonline.com/airframes/utair-postpones-new-aircraft-deliveries <div class="node-body article-body">Russia’s UTair Airlines is negotiating with Airbus and Boeing on new delivery schedules for its orders for 20 A321s and 40 Boeing 737-800/900ERs, Interfax reported. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airframes/utair-postpones-new-aircraft-deliveries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airframes/utair-postpones-new-aircraft-deliveries#comments Airframes Airlines Daily News Airbus Boeing UTair Airlines Mon, 20 Oct 2014 19:43:00 +0000 142891 at http://atwonline.com <p>UTair Boeing 757-200</p> By Rob Finlayson MRO News-Oct. 20, 2014 http://atwonline.com/mro/mro-news-oct-20-2014 <div class="node-body article-body">MRO News-Oct. 20, 2014</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/mro/mro-news-oct-20-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/mro/mro-news-oct-20-2014#comments Daily News MRO Delta TechOps FL Technics Kulula.com MRO Vision Systems Mon, 20 Oct 2014 19:40:00 +0000 142881 at http://atwonline.com More thoughts on Norwegian http://atwonline.com/blog/more-thoughts-norwegian <div class="node-body blog-body">The airline industry is generally reluctant to celebrate change until it knows for sure whether that change is going to be successful.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/airkarp">AirKarp</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/more-thoughts-norwegian" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/more-thoughts-norwegian#comments Blogs air canada airfares Asgeir Nyseth Ben Baldanza DOT European Union Herb Kelleher Norwegian Air International Norwegian Air Shuttle rouge southwest airlines Spirit Airlines transatlantic US Department of Transportation AirKarp Mon, 20 Oct 2014 19:23:00 +0000 142861 at http://atwonline.com Analysis - Keep Calm http://atwonline.com/operations/analysis-keep-calm <div class="field-deck"> Ebola virus is just the latest challenge in outside events that impact the air transport industry </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In the world of air transportation, it sometimes seems as if just when the going gets (relatively) good, the bad comes knocking on the door. Outside forces beyond the control of airlines—wars, terrorism, economic crises, disease—can pierce through the thin skin of airline profitability.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/operations/analysis-keep-calm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/operations/analysis-keep-calm#comments Operations Mon, 20 Oct 2014 18:17:00 +0000 142851 at http://atwonline.com Editorial - NDC's Door of Opportunity http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/editorial-ndcs-door-opportunity <div class="node-body article-body"><p>A remarkable sea change has occurred with regards to the IATA-led New Distribution Capability (NDC) standard for airline sales distribution.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/editorial-ndcs-door-opportunity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/editorial-ndcs-door-opportunity#comments IT & Distribution Mon, 20 Oct 2014 18:13:00 +0000 142841 at http://atwonline.com FAA sends Congress a plan to speed up NextGen implementation http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/faa-sends-congress-plan-speed-nextgen-implementation <div class="node-body article-body">FAA said it has sent a plan to Congress for accelerating the implementation of the satellite-based NextGen air traffic control (ATC) system.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/faa-sends-congress-plan-speed-nextgen-implementation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/faa-sends-congress-plan-speed-nextgen-implementation#comments Air Traffic Management Regulation Daily News air traffic control ATC Congress FAA Michael Huerta NextGen Fri, 17 Oct 2014 20:22:00 +0000 142781 at http://atwonline.com Singapore Airlines pushes buyout, selloff at Tigerair http://atwonline.com/finance-data/singapore-airlines-pushes-buyout-selloff-tigerair <div class="node-body article-body">Singapore Airlines (SIA), key stakeholder in the Tigerair low-cost carrier (LCC) Group, has taken a controlling interest in the LCC’s holding company and sold the Tigerair Australia offshoot to Virgin Australia for AUD1 ($0.88).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/finance-data/singapore-airlines-pushes-buyout-selloff-tigerair" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/finance-data/singapore-airlines-pushes-buyout-selloff-tigerair#comments Airlines Finance & Data Daily News AirAsia Competition Commission of Singapore IndiGo John Borghetti Lee Lik Hsin low-cost carrier Scoot SIA Singapore Airlines Tigerair Virgin Australia Fri, 17 Oct 2014 20:21:00 +0000 142621 at http://atwonline.com <p>Tigerair A320</p> By Rob Finlayson Rolls-Royce issues profit warning; civil aircraft engine business remains strong http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/rolls-royce-issues-profit-warning-civil-aircraft-engine-business-remains-strong <div class="node-body article-body">Rolls-Royce has warned that a slowing global economy will stall revenue growth, telling investors that full-year 2014 revenue will fall 3.5% to 4% year-over-year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/rolls-royce-issues-profit-warning-civil-aircraft-engine-business-remains-strong" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/rolls-royce-issues-profit-warning-civil-aircraft-engine-business-remains-strong#comments Finance & Data Engines Daily News Manufacturers civil aerospace engines profit warning Rolls-Royce Fri, 17 Oct 2014 20:20:00 +0000 142771 at http://atwonline.com Ryanair to appeal EC ruling on illegal state aid to Germany http://atwonline.com/regulation/ryanair-appeal-ec-ruling-illegal-state-aid-germany <div class="node-body article-body">Ireland-based low-cost carrier (LCC) Ryanair will appeal a European Commission (EC) ruling that it should repay more than €300,000 ($385 million) of what the EC has decided was unfair financial aid.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/regulation/ryanair-appeal-ec-ruling-illegal-state-aid-germany" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/regulation/ryanair-appeal-ec-ruling-illegal-state-aid-germany#comments Airlines Regulation Daily News Altenburg Altenburg-Nobitz airport European Commission Ryanair state aid Fri, 17 Oct 2014 20:19:00 +0000 142631 at http://atwonline.com <p>Ryanair Boeing 737-800</p> By Rob Finlayson Airbus to lower A330 production rate to nine monthly next year http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/airbus-lower-a330-production-rate-nine-monthly-next-year <div class="node-body article-body">Airbus said it will build nine A330s per month instead of the current production rate of 10 starting in the 2015 fourth quarter.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/airbus-lower-a330-production-rate-nine-monthly-next-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/airbus-lower-a330-production-rate-nine-monthly-next-year#comments Airframes Daily News Manufacturers A330 A330neo Airbus Rolls-Royce Trent 700 Fri, 17 Oct 2014 20:18:00 +0000 142661 at http://atwonline.com <p>Rendering of A330neo</p> Courtesy, Airbus Spring Airlines receives approval to launch IPO http://atwonline.com/finance-data/spring-airlines-receives-approval-launch-ipo <div class="node-body article-body">Spring Airlines has been approved to launch an initial public offering (IPO) to fund its rapid fleet expansion by the end of the year. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/finance-data/spring-airlines-receives-approval-launch-ipo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/finance-data/spring-airlines-receives-approval-launch-ipo#comments Airlines Finance & Data Daily News initial public offering IPO Shanghai Stock Exchange Spring Airlines Fri, 17 Oct 2014 20:16:00 +0000 142761 at http://atwonline.com <p>Spring Airlines A320</p> By Rob Finlayson Silver Airways to expand Florida focus http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/silver-airways-expand-florida-focus <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Florida-based regional Silver Airways plans to increase its <a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/new-silver-airways-ceo-says-airline-will-continue-grow-florida">intra-Florida</a> flights 40% beginning Nov. 6 and will soon operate more than 560 weekly flights to 10 Florida cities.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/silver-airways-expand-florida-focus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/silver-airways-expand-florida-focus#comments Airlines Daily News Airports & Routes Beech 1900D Delta Air Lines Saab 340B Plus aircraft Sami Teittinen Silver Airways Southwest Airlines United Express Fri, 17 Oct 2014 20:12:00 +0000 142751 at http://atwonline.com <p>Silver Airways aircraft</p> Courtesy, Silver Airways Oman Air boosts business class http://atwonline.com/airframes/oman-air-boosts-business-class <div class="node-body article-body">Middle Eastern carrier Oman Air has announced plans to introduce business-class service to four of its routes between Muscat and the Indian subcontinent.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airframes/oman-air-boosts-business-class" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airframes/oman-air-boosts-business-class#comments Airframes Airlines Daily News ATW Plus business class Oman Air Fri, 17 Oct 2014 20:09:00 +0000 142741 at http://atwonline.com <p>Oman Air Boeing 737-700</p> Courtesy, Oman Air Ryanair aims to double in size by 2024 http://atwonline.com/finance-data/ryanair-aims-double-size-2024 <div class="node-body article-body">Irish budget carrier Ryanair is planning to nearly double its passenger numbers by 2024, excluding its long-haul ambitions and its current bid to acquire Cyprus Airways.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/finance-data/ryanair-aims-double-size-2024" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/finance-data/ryanair-aims-double-size-2024#comments Airlines Finance & Data Daily News Trade Shows & Conferences ATW Plus bloodbath consolidation Kenny Jacobs Ryanair strategy WLCAC World Low-Cost Airlines Congress Fri, 17 Oct 2014 20:02:00 +0000 142721 at http://atwonline.com <p>Ryanair 737-800</p> Courtesy, Boeing Russian carriers need $1.85 billion to stabilize finances http://atwonline.com/finance-data/russian-carriers-need-185-billion-stabilize-finances <div class="node-body article-body">Russia’s air transport industry needs at least RUB75 billion ($1.85 billion) to stabilize in the coming year, according to Moscow-based State Research and Development Institute for Civil Aeronautics. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/finance-data/russian-carriers-need-185-billion-stabilize-finances" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/finance-data/russian-carriers-need-185-billion-stabilize-finances#comments Airlines Finance & Data Daily News Alexander Fridlyand Olga Pleshakova State Research and Development Institute for Civil Aeronautics Transaero US Chapter 11 bankruptcy UTair Fri, 17 Oct 2014 20:00:00 +0000 142641 at http://atwonline.com Eurocontrol monitoring impact of Ebola outbreak on European aviation http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-control/eurocontrol-monitoring-impact-ebola-outbreak-european-aviation <div class="node-body article-body">The Eurocontrol Network Manager and the European Aviation Crisis Coordination Cell (EACCC)—set up by the European Commission and Eurocontrol to support coordination of the response to network crisis situations—say they are monitoring the evolution of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and its potential impact on European aviation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-control/eurocontrol-monitoring-impact-ebola-outbreak-european-aviation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-control/eurocontrol-monitoring-impact-ebola-outbreak-european-aviation#comments Air Traffic Control Security Daily News Safety Ebola outbreak Eurocontrol Network Manager European Aviation Crisis Coordination Cell European Commission WHO World Health Organization Fri, 17 Oct 2014 19:58:00 +0000 142711 at http://atwonline.com IATA: China will surpass US as top air passenger market by 2030 http://atwonline.com/finance-data/iata-china-will-surpass-us-top-air-passenger-market-2030 <div class="node-body article-body">In 20 years, China will be the world’s largest airline passenger market, the US will have fallen to second place, and India will overtake the UK as the third-largest market, according to IATA’s new 20-year Global Passenger Forecast report. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/finance-data/iata-china-will-surpass-us-top-air-passenger-market-2030" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/finance-data/iata-china-will-surpass-us-top-air-passenger-market-2030#comments Associations Finance & Data Daily News 20-year air passenger market Asia-Pacific China Global Passenger Forecast IATA Tony Tyler Fri, 17 Oct 2014 19:56:00 +0000 142701 at http://atwonline.com Embraer makes first metal cut of E-jets E2 http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/embraer-makes-first-metal-cut-e-jets-e2 <div class="node-body article-body">Embraer has made the first metal cut of the E-jets E2, second generation of the E-Jets family of commercial jets at its Évora plant in Portugal.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/embraer-makes-first-metal-cut-e-jets-e2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/embraer-makes-first-metal-cut-e-jets-e2#comments Airframes Daily News Manufacturers E-jet E2 Embraer Paulo Cesar Silva Fri, 17 Oct 2014 19:54:00 +0000 142691 at http://atwonline.com CAE enters Japanese market with JAL deal http://atwonline.com/training/cae-enters-japanese-market-jal-deal <div class="node-body article-body">Canadian training specialist CAE has signed a deal with Japan Airlines (JAL) to train its pilots in Tokyo, giving the company presence in a new and potentially fruitful Asia-Pacific market.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/training/cae-enters-japanese-market-jal-deal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/training/cae-enters-japanese-market-jal-deal#comments Airlines Daily News Training CAE China Southern Airlines JAL Japan Airlines pilot training Fri, 17 Oct 2014 19:52:00 +0000 142681 at http://atwonline.com Airline Routes-Oct. 17, 2014 http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/airline-routes-oct-17-2014 <div class="node-body article-body">Airline Routes-Oct. 17, 2014</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/airline-routes-oct-17-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/airline-routes-oct-17-2014#comments Daily News Airports & Routes Aeromexico Air Canada Express American Airlines China Eastern El Al Israel Airlines JetBlue Airways Mokulele Airlines Qantas WestJet Wizz Air Fri, 17 Oct 2014 19:49:00 +0000 142671 at http://atwonline.com