ATWOnline http://atwonline.com/rss.xml en Search for MH370 may be suspended http://atwonline.com/safety/search-mh370-may-be-suspended <div class="node-body article-body">Senior ministers from Australia, Malaysia and China announced July 22 that the search for Malaysia Airlines MH370 will be suspended if no new credible evidence of the missing Boeing 777 is recovered once the remaining 10,000 sq km in the high priority search area is completed. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/search-mh370-may-be-suspended" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/search-mh370-may-be-suspended#comments Daily News Safety Fri, 22 Jul 2016 21:07:00 +0000 218501 at http://atwonline.com Southwest flight cancellations continue following tech disruption http://atwonline.com/airlines/southwest-flight-cancellations-continue-following-tech-disruption <div class="node-body article-body">Southwest Airlines canceled at least 300 additional flights Friday, July 22, as the airline continued to deal with lingering disruptions following its systemwide technology breakdown Wednesday, July 20. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/southwest-flight-cancellations-continue-following-tech-disruption" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/southwest-flight-cancellations-continue-following-tech-disruption#comments Airlines Daily News Fri, 22 Jul 2016 19:51:00 +0000 218491 at http://atwonline.com <p>Southwest Airlines 737-800</p> Rob Finlayson Fastjet gets new share issue http://atwonline.com/airlines/fastjet-gets-new-share-issue <div class="node-body article-body">African low-cost carrier (LCC) fastjet has raised a new tranche of capital through a share placement.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/fastjet-gets-new-share-issue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/fastjet-gets-new-share-issue#comments Airlines Daily News Fri, 22 Jul 2016 18:18:00 +0000 218481 at http://atwonline.com <p>Fastjet A319</p> Rob Finlayson People-July 22, 2016 http://atwonline.com/people/people-july-22-2016 <div class="node-body article-body">People-July 22, 2016</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/people/people-july-22-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/people/people-july-22-2016#comments Daily News People Fri, 22 Jul 2016 17:53:00 +0000 218461 at http://atwonline.com FAA sets standards to reduce runway overruns http://atwonline.com/regulation/faa-sets-standards-reduce-runway-overruns <div class="node-body article-body">FAA announced that new takeoff and landing performance assessment (TALPA) standards in the US will take effect from Oct. 1. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/regulation/faa-sets-standards-reduce-runway-overruns" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/regulation/faa-sets-standards-reduce-runway-overruns#comments Regulation Daily News Fri, 22 Jul 2016 17:51:00 +0000 218451 at http://atwonline.com KLIA2 repairs ‘reduce ponding and depressions’ in aprons http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/klia2-repairs-reduce-ponding-and-depressions-aprons <div class="node-body article-body">A new cement grouting procedure used at Malaysia’s Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (KLIA2) airport has resulted in “a significant improvement in [the number and] incidence of soil depressions” with a concurrent reduction in standing water, or ponding, airport operator Malaysia Airport Holdings Bhd (MAHB) said.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/klia2-repairs-reduce-ponding-and-depressions-aprons" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/klia2-repairs-reduce-ponding-and-depressions-aprons#comments Daily News Airports & Routes Fri, 22 Jul 2016 17:45:00 +0000 218441 at http://atwonline.com Air Astana extends pan-Asia-Europe connections http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/air-astana-extends-pan-asia-europe-connections <div class="node-body article-body">Kazakhstan flag carrier Air Astana is aiming to boost its connecting traffic between Asia and Eastern Europe by up 24,000 passengers by the end of 2017, following the opening of a new Almaty-Teheran route earlier this month. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/air-astana-extends-pan-asia-europe-connections" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/air-astana-extends-pan-asia-europe-connections#comments Daily News Airports & Routes Fri, 22 Jul 2016 17:34:00 +0000 218421 at http://atwonline.com Industry groups call for increased Asia-Pacific development http://atwonline.com/associations/industry-groups-call-increased-asia-pacific-development <div class="node-body article-body">Asia-Pacific aviation organizations have called for greater governmental investment and involvement across the region to support rising industry growth rates. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/associations/industry-groups-call-increased-asia-pacific-development" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/associations/industry-groups-call-increased-asia-pacific-development#comments Associations Daily News Fri, 22 Jul 2016 17:32:00 +0000 218391 at http://atwonline.com The big divide between airlines & Wall Street: PRASM http://atwonline.com/blog/big-divide-between-airlines-wall-street-prasm <div class="node-body blog-body">Sluggish PRASM performance is keeping US airline stock prices low.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/big-divide-between-airlines-wall-street-prasm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/big-divide-between-airlines-wall-street-prasm#comments Airline Financials Opinions AirKarp Fri, 22 Jul 2016 17:31:00 +0000 218431 at http://atwonline.com Czech Airlines predicts full-year profit http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/czech-airlines-predicts-full-year-profit <div class="node-body article-body">Czech Airlines recorded its best half-yearly results in a decade, showing a net profit of CZK72.4 million ($2.9 million) for the first half of 2016, the Prague-based carrier said July 21. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/czech-airlines-predicts-full-year-profit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/czech-airlines-predicts-full-year-profit#comments Airline Financials Daily News Fri, 22 Jul 2016 17:19:00 +0000 218381 at http://atwonline.com <p>Czech Airlines A320</p> Rob Finlayson Is this the worst-ever airline flight safety video? http://atwonline.com/blog/worst-ever-airline-flight-safety-video <div class="node-body blog-body">Air New Zealand has released its latest flight safety video. The Kiwi airline is famous for its fun videos and they are usually popular, but I have to say that I think they’ve produced a dud this time.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/worst-ever-airline-flight-safety-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/worst-ever-airline-flight-safety-video#comments Airlines IFE Safety Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Fri, 22 Jul 2016 16:40:00 +0000 218351 at http://atwonline.com Mexico’s Volaris doubles 2Q net profit http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/mexico-s-volaris-doubles-2q-net-profit <div class="node-body article-body">Mexican ultra-low-cost carrier (ULCC) Volaris posted net income of MXP935 million ($50 million) for the 2016 second quarter, more than doubling its MXP351 million net profit reported in 2Q 2015.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/mexico-s-volaris-doubles-2q-net-profit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/mexico-s-volaris-doubles-2q-net-profit#comments Airline Financials Daily News Fri, 22 Jul 2016 16:39:00 +0000 218341 at http://atwonline.com <p>Volaris A320</p> Rob Finlayson Kenya Airways reports $252 million loss for FY2015-16 http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/kenya-airways-reports-252-million-loss-fy2015-16 <div class="node-body article-body">Kenya Airways posted a net loss of KSh26 billion ($252 million) for the 2015-16 financial year to March 31, virtually identical to last year’s loss of KSh25.7 billion, which was the largest loss in Kenyan corporate history.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/kenya-airways-reports-252-million-loss-fy2015-16" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/kenya-airways-reports-252-million-loss-fy2015-16#comments Airline Financials Daily News Fri, 22 Jul 2016 16:18:00 +0000 218311 at http://atwonline.com <p>Kenya Airways Boeing 737-700</p> Rob Finlayson EASA warns on airline-device lithium battery risk http://atwonline.com/ife/easa-warns-airline-device-lithium-battery-risk <div class="node-body article-body">European aviation regulator EASA has warned that operators could be exceeding lithium battery limits in their portable inflight entertainment systems, or by storing too many backup batteries for cockpit portable electronic devices (PEDs).</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/ife/easa-warns-airline-device-lithium-battery-risk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/ife/easa-warns-airline-device-lithium-battery-risk#comments IFE Daily News Safety Fri, 22 Jul 2016 16:01:00 +0000 218261 at http://atwonline.com Political hurdles http://atwonline.com/blog/political-hurdles <div class="node-body blog-body">Norwegian must be cursing the Brexit vote, having just opened its new UK headquarters close to London Gatwick Airport.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/political-hurdles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/political-hurdles#comments Opinions Need I say Moores Fri, 22 Jul 2016 15:58:00 +0000 218271 at http://atwonline.com China's Tianjin Airlines to expand long-haul fleet http://atwonline.com/airlines/chinas-tianjin-airlines-expand-long-haul-fleet <div class="node-body article-body">China’s HNA Group subsidiary Tianjin Airlines plans to expand its long-haul Airbus A330 fleet to 10 aircraft as it accelerates its international expansion pace. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/chinas-tianjin-airlines-expand-long-haul-fleet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/chinas-tianjin-airlines-expand-long-haul-fleet#comments Airlines Daily News Fri, 22 Jul 2016 15:28:00 +0000 218231 at http://atwonline.com The Convair 990 had a Short Life http://atwonline.com/blog/convair-990-had-short-life <div class="node-body blog-body">The Convair 990 was a stretch of the Convair 880 that American Airlines requested.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/convair-990-had-short-life" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/convair-990-had-short-life#comments Airframes Opinions Time Capsule Fri, 22 Jul 2016 14:14:00 +0000 218221 at http://atwonline.com American 2Q net profit down 44%; not worried about Brexit http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/american-2q-net-profit-down-44-not-worried-about-brexit <div class="node-body article-body">American Airlines reported a 2016 second-quarter net profit of $950 million, down 44.3% from $1.7 billion in net income in the 2015 June quarter, as revenue fell 4.3% year-over-year to $10.36 billion.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/american-2q-net-profit-down-44-not-worried-about-brexit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/american-2q-net-profit-down-44-not-worried-about-brexit#comments Airline Financials Daily News Fri, 22 Jul 2016 14:03:00 +0000 218211 at http://atwonline.com <p>American Airlines Boeing 767-300</p> Rob Finlayson American defers A350 deliveries, pushes first from 2017 to late 2018 http://atwonline.com/airframes/american-defers-a350-deliveries-pushes-first-2017-late-2018 <div class="node-body article-body">American Airlines has reached an agreement with Airbus to defer its first A350-900 delivery from the spring of 2017 to late 2018, and on average will take delivery of its 22 A350s 26 months later than previously planned.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airframes/american-defers-a350-deliveries-pushes-first-2017-late-2018" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airframes/american-defers-a350-deliveries-pushes-first-2017-late-2018#comments Airframes Daily News Fri, 22 Jul 2016 13:19:00 +0000 218201 at http://atwonline.com Hawaiian Airlines posts $80 million 2Q net profit http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/hawaiian-airlines-posts-80-million-2q-net-profit <div class="node-body article-body">Hawaiian Airlines’ parent Hawaiian Holdings reported a 2016 second-quarter net profit of $79.6 million, up 62.9% from its $48.8 million net profit in the year-ago quarter.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/hawaiian-airlines-posts-80-million-2q-net-profit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/hawaiian-airlines-posts-80-million-2q-net-profit#comments Airline Financials Daily News Fri, 22 Jul 2016 13:14:00 +0000 218191 at http://atwonline.com <p>Hawaiian Airlines A330-200</p> Rob Finalsyon Boeing 787 financial hit underscores cost of launching a new airliner http://atwonline.com/blog/boeing-787-financial-hit-underscores-cost-launching-new-airliner <div class="node-body blog-body">That Boeing has had problems with the three aircraft programs leading to the company taking a $2.1 billion hit in its second-quarter earnings was not a surprise. But the size of the hit was a shock.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/boeing-787-financial-hit-underscores-cost-launching-new-airliner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/boeing-787-financial-hit-underscores-cost-launching-new-airliner#comments Aircraft & Engines Technology Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Thu, 21 Jul 2016 22:20:00 +0000 218181 at http://atwonline.com Boeing to take $2.1 billion 2Q hit across 787, 747-8 & KC-46 programs http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/boeing-take-21-billion-2q-hit-across-787-747-8-kc-46-programs <div class="node-body article-body">Boeing will report after-tax charges totaling $2.1 billion across three aircraft programs—the 787, 747-8 and KC-46 aerial refueler—in its July 27 second-quarter earnings release, the company has revealed.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/boeing-take-21-billion-2q-hit-across-787-747-8-kc-46-programs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/boeing-take-21-billion-2q-hit-across-787-747-8-kc-46-programs#comments Daily News Manufacturers Thu, 21 Jul 2016 21:36:00 +0000 218171 at http://atwonline.com <p>Boeing 787-9</p> Boeing Boeing to take $2.1 billion financial hit against 3 aircraft programs http://atwonline.com/data-financials/boeing-take-21-billion-financial-hit-against-3-aircraft-programs <div class="node-body article-body">Boeing announced Thursday it will recognize financial charges totaling $2.1 billion related to three aircraft programs in its second-quarter earnings results next week. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/data-financials/boeing-take-21-billion-financial-hit-against-3-aircraft-programs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/data-financials/boeing-take-21-billion-financial-hit-against-3-aircraft-programs#comments Aircraft & Engines Data & Financials Thu, 21 Jul 2016 21:11:00 +0000 218161 at http://atwonline.com Southwest tech failure causes 12-hour shutdown, 1,000 cancellations http://atwonline.com/airlines/southwest-tech-failure-causes-12-hour-shutdown-1000-cancellations <div class="node-body article-body">Southwest Airlines canceled hundreds of flights following a systemwide technology outage that began at 1 p.m. CST Wednesday, July 20. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/southwest-tech-failure-causes-12-hour-shutdown-1000-cancellations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/southwest-tech-failure-causes-12-hour-shutdown-1000-cancellations#comments Airlines Daily News Thu, 21 Jul 2016 20:49:00 +0000 218151 at http://atwonline.com <p>Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700</p> Rob Finlayson Southwest posts $820 million 2Q net profit http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/southwest-posts-820-million-2q-net-profit <div class="node-body article-body">Dallas-based Southwest Airlines posted a 2016 second-quarter net income of $820 million, up 34.9% year-over-year (YOY), compared to a net profit of $608 million in the year-ago quarter.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/southwest-posts-820-million-2q-net-profit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/southwest-posts-820-million-2q-net-profit#comments Airline Financials Daily News Thu, 21 Jul 2016 20:32:00 +0000 218141 at http://atwonline.com <p>Southwest Boeing 737-800</p> Rob Finlayson MRO Briefs-July 21, 2016 http://atwonline.com/mro/mro-briefs-july-21-2016 <div class="node-body article-body">MRO Briefs-July 21, 2016</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/mro/mro-briefs-july-21-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/mro/mro-briefs-july-21-2016#comments Daily News MRO Thu, 21 Jul 2016 19:15:00 +0000 218131 at http://atwonline.com Jazeera Airways wins approval for new terminal at Kuwait airport http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/jazeera-airways-wins-approval-new-terminal-kuwait-airport <div class="node-body article-body">Kuwait-based hybrid carrier Jazeera Airways has been granted approval by the emirate’s government for the necessary land on which to build a dedicated terminal at Kuwait International Airport.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/jazeera-airways-wins-approval-new-terminal-kuwait-airport" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/jazeera-airways-wins-approval-new-terminal-kuwait-airport#comments Daily News Airports & Routes Thu, 21 Jul 2016 19:06:00 +0000 218121 at http://atwonline.com Jazeera Airways Norwegian opens new UK headquarters http://atwonline.com/airlines/norwegian-opens-new-uk-headquarters <div class="node-body article-body">Low-cost airline Norwegian has opened a new UK headquarters by London Gatwick Airport, marking its first permanent workspace outside of Norway.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/norwegian-opens-new-uk-headquarters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/norwegian-opens-new-uk-headquarters#comments Airlines Daily News Thu, 21 Jul 2016 19:02:00 +0000 218111 at http://atwonline.com <p>Norwegian 787</p> Boeing Virgin Australia to launch inflight internet http://atwonline.com/ife/virgin-australia-launch-inflight-internet <div class="node-body article-body">Virgin Australia plans to install internet on its aircraft, following closely behind Qantas.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/ife/virgin-australia-launch-inflight-internet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/ife/virgin-australia-launch-inflight-internet#comments IFE Daily News ATW Plus Thu, 21 Jul 2016 18:28:00 +0000 218101 at http://atwonline.com <p>Virgin Australia Boeing 777-300ER</p> Rob Finlayson Alaska expects to make Virgin America brand decision by early 2017 http://atwonline.com/airlines/alaska-expects-make-virgin-america-brand-decision-early-2017 <div class="node-body article-body">Alaska Air Group has reached an agreement with the US Department of Justice (DOJ) on the timing of the antitrust review of its proposed acquisition of Virgin America and expects the merger to close in the 2016 fourth quarter, according to Alaska CEO Brad Tilden.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/alaska-expects-make-virgin-america-brand-decision-early-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/alaska-expects-make-virgin-america-brand-decision-early-2017#comments Airlines Daily News Thu, 21 Jul 2016 18:13:00 +0000 218091 at http://atwonline.com <p>Alaska Airlines and Virgin America tails</p> Alaska Airlines