ATWOnline http://atwonline.com/rss.xml en Interview: Christopher Luxon CEO, Air New Zealand http://atwonline.com/airlines/interview-christopher-luxon-ceo-air-new-zealand <div class="node-body article-body">Luxon explains how culture drives Air New Zealand. The carrier benchmarks itself against high-performing companies in other sectors, not other airlines.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/interview-christopher-luxon-ceo-air-new-zealand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/interview-christopher-luxon-ceo-air-new-zealand#comments Airlines ATW Plus Fri, 22 Sep 2017 18:11:00 +0000 260101 at http://atwonline.com ANALYSIS: Administration's sloppy ATC rhetoric hurts chance for reform http://atwonline.com/opinions/analysis-administrations-sloppy-atc-rhetoric-hurts-chance-reform <div class="field-deck"> The Trump administration wants US ATC reform, but its careless rhetoric hurts the cause </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The US airline industry, which favors removing US air traffic control management and operations from FAA, embraced the Trump White House’s backing on the issue.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/opinions/analysis-administrations-sloppy-atc-rhetoric-hurts-chance-reform" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/opinions/analysis-administrations-sloppy-atc-rhetoric-hurts-chance-reform#comments Opinions Fri, 22 Sep 2017 18:11:00 +0000 259951 at http://atwonline.com John Moore/Getty Images EDITORIAL: Trimming Europe’s LCC landscape http://atwonline.com/airlines/editorial-trimming-europe-s-lcc-landscape <div class="node-body article-body">Europe’s LCCs are still focused on growth and will want to add frequencies and push more into the territories traditionally held by the flagships.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/editorial-trimming-europe-s-lcc-landscape" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/editorial-trimming-europe-s-lcc-landscape#comments Airlines Daily News Opinions Fri, 22 Sep 2017 11:20:00 +0000 259941 at http://atwonline.com Turkish Airlines to buy 40 Boeing 787-9s http://atwonline.com/airframes/turkish-airlines-buy-40-boeing-787-9s <div class="node-body article-body">Turkish Airlines said it intends to order 40 Boeing 787-9 aircraft. When finalized, the order would be worth nearly $11 billion at list prices.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airframes/turkish-airlines-buy-40-boeing-787-9s" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airframes/turkish-airlines-buy-40-boeing-787-9s#comments Airframes Airlines Daily News Fri, 22 Sep 2017 01:43:00 +0000 260401 at http://atwonline.com Boeing Ryanair maintains profit forecast despite cancellations http://atwonline.com/airlines/ryanair-maintains-profit-forecast-despite-cancellations <div class="node-body article-body">Irish LCC Ryanair has said crew problems, which have forced the airline to cancel 2% of its flights over a six-week period, will not affect its full-year profit.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/ryanair-maintains-profit-forecast-despite-cancellations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/ryanair-maintains-profit-forecast-despite-cancellations#comments Airlines Daily News ATW Plus Thu, 21 Sep 2017 20:04:00 +0000 260371 at http://atwonline.com <p>Ryanair Boeing 737-800</p> Rob Finlayson Deadline extended for Alitalia bidders http://atwonline.com/airlines/deadline-extended-alitalia-bidders <div class="node-body article-body">Alitalia’s special administrators have given interested parties longer to make binding bids for the struggling Italian airline.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/deadline-extended-alitalia-bidders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/deadline-extended-alitalia-bidders#comments Airline Financials Airlines Daily News ATW Plus Thu, 21 Sep 2017 19:31:00 +0000 260361 at http://atwonline.com <p>Alitalia A330-200</p> Rob Finlayson MRO Briefs-Sept. 21, 2017 http://atwonline.com/mro/mro-briefs-sept-21-2017 <div class="node-body article-body">MRO Briefs-Sept. 21, 2017</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/mro/mro-briefs-sept-21-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/mro/mro-briefs-sept-21-2017#comments Daily News MRO Thu, 21 Sep 2017 18:37:00 +0000 260351 at http://atwonline.com ERA names new director general http://atwonline.com/people/era-names-new-director-general <div class="node-body article-body">The European Regions Airline Association (ERA) has announced that Montserrat Barriga will be its new director general. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/people/era-names-new-director-general" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/people/era-names-new-director-general#comments Associations Daily News People Thu, 21 Sep 2017 18:32:00 +0000 260341 at http://atwonline.com AAR to service Air Canada narrowbody Airbus, Embraer fleet http://atwonline.com/mro/aar-service-air-canada-narrowbody-airbus-embraer-fleet <div class="node-body article-body">Illinois-based aviation services specialist AAR has signed contracts to provide airframe maintenance on Air Canada’s fleet of narrowbody Airbus A319, A320 and A321 aircraft and Embraer E190s. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/mro/aar-service-air-canada-narrowbody-airbus-embraer-fleet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/mro/aar-service-air-canada-narrowbody-airbus-embraer-fleet#comments Daily News MRO Thu, 21 Sep 2017 18:16:00 +0000 260331 at http://atwonline.com <p>Air Canada rouge A321</p> Rob Finlayson Brazil’s Azul to lease five A330-900neos http://atwonline.com/leasing/brazil-s-azul-lease-five-a330-900neos <div class="node-body article-body">Azul Brazilian Airlines plans to add five Airbus A330-900neos, which Dublin-based lessor Avolon will supply.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/leasing/brazil-s-azul-lease-five-a330-900neos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/leasing/brazil-s-azul-lease-five-a330-900neos#comments Daily News Leasing ATW Plus Thu, 21 Sep 2017 17:14:00 +0000 260321 at http://atwonline.com <p>Azul Airbus A330-200</p> Rob Finlayson Azimuth Airline’s first SSJ100 flight hits 100% load factor http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/azimuth-airline-s-first-ssj100-flight-hits-100-load-factor <div class="node-body article-body">Russian startup Azimuth Airline, which began operations Sept. 21 with Rostov-on-Don to Moscow Vnukovo service, operated its first flight with a 100% seat load factor, Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Co. (SCAC) said. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/azimuth-airline-s-first-ssj100-flight-hits-100-load-factor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/azimuth-airline-s-first-ssj100-flight-hits-100-load-factor#comments Daily News Airports & Routes Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:01:00 +0000 260311 at http://atwonline.com <p>Azimuth Airline SSJ100</p> Azimuth Airline FedEx’s Fred Smith puts e-commerce in perspective http://atwonline.com/blog/fedex-s-fred-smith-puts-e-commerce-perspective <div class="node-body blog-body">The notion that there is an inexorable march toward e-commerce dominating retail is not borne out by analysis, Smith says.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/fedex-s-fred-smith-puts-e-commerce-perspective" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/fedex-s-fred-smith-puts-e-commerce-perspective#comments Technology Airports & Routes Opinions AirKarp Thu, 21 Sep 2017 15:23:00 +0000 260301 at http://atwonline.com French all-business airline La Compagnie orders two A321neos http://atwonline.com/airframes/french-all-business-airline-la-compagnie-orders-two-a321neos <div class="node-body article-body">French all-business class carrier La Compagnie has ordered two Airbus A321neos, scheduled for delivery in 2019. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airframes/french-all-business-airline-la-compagnie-orders-two-a321neos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airframes/french-all-business-airline-la-compagnie-orders-two-a321neos#comments Aircraft Orders & Deliveries Airframes Daily News Thu, 21 Sep 2017 15:17:00 +0000 260291 at http://atwonline.com Condor, Eurowings to take over airberlin Caribbean routes http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/condor-eurowings-take-over-airberlin-caribbean-routes <div class="node-body article-body">German leisure carrier Condor and Lufthansa Group LCC Eurowings will launch flights to the Caribbean from Dusseldorf from Sept. 25, following the closure of airberlin’s long-haul routes to these regions.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/condor-eurowings-take-over-airberlin-caribbean-routes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/condor-eurowings-take-over-airberlin-caribbean-routes#comments Daily News Airports & Routes Thu, 21 Sep 2017 14:51:00 +0000 260281 at http://atwonline.com <p>Eurowings A330-200</p> Rob Finlayson BTS: US airlines’ fuel, labor costs challenged 2Q revenue growth http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/bts-us-airlines-fuel-labor-costs-challenged-2q-revenue-growth <div class="node-body article-body">Total net profit for US scheduled passenger airlines grew minimally in the second quarter of 2017, rising 0.5% to $4.7 billion, when compared to $4.6 billion in collective net profits for 2Q 2016, according to US Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) released Sept. 20. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/bts-us-airlines-fuel-labor-costs-challenged-2q-revenue-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/bts-us-airlines-fuel-labor-costs-challenged-2q-revenue-growth#comments Airline Financials Daily News Thu, 21 Sep 2017 14:31:00 +0000 260271 at http://atwonline.com CAAC to allow smartphone use to access Wi-Fi on China’s airlines http://atwonline.com/ife/caac-allow-smartphone-use-access-wi-fi-china-s-airlines <div class="node-body article-body">The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) is loosening control over inflight smartphone use, setting up a process in which Chinese airlines can apply to CAAC to allow passengers the option of using mobile phones during flights to access Wi-Fi services.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/ife/caac-allow-smartphone-use-access-wi-fi-china-s-airlines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/ife/caac-allow-smartphone-use-access-wi-fi-china-s-airlines#comments Regulation IFE Daily News ATW Plus Thu, 21 Sep 2017 14:04:00 +0000 260261 at http://atwonline.com Linh Luong Thai/Bloomberg via Getty Images Japan Airlines orders four Boeing 787-8s http://atwonline.com/aircraft-orders-deliveries/japan-airlines-orders-four-boeing-787-8s <div class="node-body article-body">Japan Airlines (JAL) has ordered four Boeing 787-8s, in an order valued at more than $900 million at list prices.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/aircraft-orders-deliveries/japan-airlines-orders-four-boeing-787-8s" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/aircraft-orders-deliveries/japan-airlines-orders-four-boeing-787-8s#comments Aircraft Orders & Deliveries Airframes Daily News Thu, 21 Sep 2017 13:09:00 +0000 260251 at http://atwonline.com <p>Rendering of Boeing 787-8 in Japan Airlines&rsquo; livery</p> Boeing Aircraft Briefs-Sept. 20, 2017 http://atwonline.com/airframes/aircraft-briefs-sept-20-2017 <div class="node-body article-body">Aircraft Briefs-Sept. 20, 2017</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airframes/aircraft-briefs-sept-20-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airframes/aircraft-briefs-sept-20-2017#comments Airframes Daily News Wed, 20 Sep 2017 20:48:00 +0000 260241 at http://atwonline.com Monarch Airlines conducts strategy review http://atwonline.com/airlines/monarch-airlines-conducts-strategy-review <div class="node-body article-body">UK-based scheduled leisure carrier Monarch Airlines is carrying out a major review of its operations to plot its future course, and has begun talks with potential strategic partners.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/monarch-airlines-conducts-strategy-review" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/monarch-airlines-conducts-strategy-review#comments Airlines Daily News Wed, 20 Sep 2017 19:23:00 +0000 260231 at http://atwonline.com <p>Monarch Airlines A321</p> Rob Finlayson Lessor TrueNoord boosts expansion plans with new investor http://atwonline.com/leasing/lessor-truenoord-boosts-expansion-plans-new-investor <div class="node-body article-body">Netherlands-based lessor TrueNoord has picked up a new investor that it says will help provide increased funding for its planned expansion in the regional aircraft market.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/leasing/lessor-truenoord-boosts-expansion-plans-new-investor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/leasing/lessor-truenoord-boosts-expansion-plans-new-investor#comments Daily News Leasing Wed, 20 Sep 2017 19:02:00 +0000 260221 at http://atwonline.com Air Canada begins narrowbody fleet expansion http://atwonline.com/airframes/air-canada-begins-narrowbody-fleet-expansion <div class="node-body article-body">After several years of focusing on widebody fleet renewal, Air Canada is now preparing to start introducing a large number of new narrowbodies.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airframes/air-canada-begins-narrowbody-fleet-expansion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airframes/air-canada-begins-narrowbody-fleet-expansion#comments Airframes Daily News ATW Plus Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:53:00 +0000 260211 at http://atwonline.com <p>Rendering of CS300 in Air Canada livery</p> Bombardier Virgin Australia tests off-airport check-in service http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/virgin-australia-tests-airport-check-service <div class="node-body article-body">Virgin Australia has begun using a “pop-up” baggage check-in service developed jointly by Australian aviation tech company OACIS (Off Airport Check-in Solutions) and Madrid-based travel industry IT developer Amadeus. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/virgin-australia-tests-airport-check-service" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/virgin-australia-tests-airport-check-service#comments IT & Distribution Daily News Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:35:00 +0000 260201 at http://atwonline.com OACIS/Amadeus Airline & aviation workers’ heroic acts in disaster-hit regions http://atwonline.com/blog/airline-aviation-workers-heroic-acts-disaster-hit-regions <div class="node-body blog-body">Harvey, Katia, Irma, Jose, Maria: a terrible family of destruction. And the brutal 2017 Atlantic hurricane season still has weeks to run and could potentially add more names to fear. I’d like to recognize here the ongoing dedication by the people of the commercial aviation industry who continue to support relief and aid efforts across all the regions affected.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/airline-aviation-workers-heroic-acts-disaster-hit-regions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/airline-aviation-workers-heroic-acts-disaster-hit-regions#comments Airlines Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:26:00 +0000 260191 at http://atwonline.com Airberlin rescue deal uncertain after new threat emerges http://atwonline.com/airlines/airberlin-rescue-deal-uncertain-after-new-threat-emerges <div class="node-body article-body">The airberlin bankruptcy reached a new level of complexity and uncertainty, after a creditor filed an application to declare Austrian subsidiary NIKI bankrupt as well.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/airberlin-rescue-deal-uncertain-after-new-threat-emerges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/airberlin-rescue-deal-uncertain-after-new-threat-emerges#comments Airline Financials Airlines Daily News ATW Plus Wed, 20 Sep 2017 16:53:00 +0000 260181 at http://atwonline.com <p>Airberlin A330-300</p> Rob Finlayson Airbus A330 Tianjin completion center to strengthen China ties http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/airbus-a330-tianjin-completion-center-strengthen-china-ties <div class="node-body article-body">Airbus has opened an A330 Completion and Delivery Center (C&DC) in Tianjin, China, to strengthen its expansion and strategic partnership with China. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/airbus-a330-tianjin-completion-center-strengthen-china-ties" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/airbus-a330-tianjin-completion-center-strengthen-china-ties#comments Aircraft Orders & Deliveries Daily News Manufacturers ATW On-Location ATW Plus Wed, 20 Sep 2017 15:24:00 +0000 260171 at http://atwonline.com <p>Tianjin Airlines A330</p> Kurt Hofmann Cyberattack cost FedEx $300 million; still recovering from June attack http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/cyberattack-cost-fedex-300-million-still-recovering-june-attack <div class="node-body article-body">FedEx Corp. estimates it took a $300 million hit from the late June cyberattack that started by targeting Ukrainian companies and spread globally, particularly affecting FedEx subsidiary TNT Express.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/cyberattack-cost-fedex-300-million-still-recovering-june-attack" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/cyberattack-cost-fedex-300-million-still-recovering-june-attack#comments Airline Financials Daily News ATW Plus Wed, 20 Sep 2017 14:56:00 +0000 260161 at http://atwonline.com <p>FedEx Boeing 757-200F</p> Rob Finlayson Russia, China to develop new engine for long-range, widebody aircraft http://atwonline.com/engines/russia-china-develop-new-engine-long-range-widebody-aircraft <div class="node-body article-body">Russia’s United Engine Corp. (UEC), a part of Rostec Corp., has agreed with China’s AECC Commercial Aircraft Engine Co. (AECC CAE) to develop a gas turbine engine for a prospective long-range, widebody aircraft (LRWBA/C929). </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/engines/russia-china-develop-new-engine-long-range-widebody-aircraft" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/engines/russia-china-develop-new-engine-long-range-widebody-aircraft#comments Engines Daily News ATW Plus Wed, 20 Sep 2017 14:02:00 +0000 260141 at http://atwonline.com Auckland Airport fuel shortage prompts scores of cancellations http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/auckland-airport-fuel-shortage-prompts-scores-cancellations <div class="node-body article-body">A damaged pipeline has led to rationing by the oil company supplying New Zealand’s Auckland Airport with jet fuel, prompting delays and cancellations on scores of flights operating out of the country’s biggest airport. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/auckland-airport-fuel-shortage-prompts-scores-cancellations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/auckland-airport-fuel-shortage-prompts-scores-cancellations#comments Daily News Airports & Routes Wed, 20 Sep 2017 13:43:00 +0000 260121 at http://atwonline.com Rob Finlayson Gallery: This Week in Aviation-Sept. 18-22, 2017 http://atwonline.com/airframes/gallery-week-aviation-sept-18-22-2017 <div class="node-body gallery-body"></div> http://atwonline.com/airframes/gallery-week-aviation-sept-18-22-2017#comments Airframes Tue, 19 Sep 2017 21:40:00 +0000 260111 at http://atwonline.com Poll Question: Some passengers say they will never fly Ryanair again after a crew vacation schedule fiasco caused it to cancel hundreds of flights. Do you believe them? http://atwonline.com/poll/09192017 <div class="node-body advpoll_binary-body"><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/atwonline.com/files/uploads/Poll-question-art-bubble-people_10.jpg" style="width: 200px; height: 150px;" /></p> </div><form action="/poll/09192017" accept-charset="UTF-8" method="post" id="advpoll-voting-binary-form-0" class="advpoll-vote"> <div><div class="poll"> <div class="advpoll-available-choices"> <div class="vote-choices"> <div class="form-radios"><div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-5301-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-5301"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-5301" name="choice" value="5301" class="form-radio" /> Yes</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-5311-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-5311"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-5311" name="choice" value="5311" class="form-radio" /> No</label> </div> </div> </div> </div> <input type="hidden" name="ajax" id="edit-ajax" value="" class="ajax" /> <input type="hidden" name="nid" id="edit-nid" value="260081" class="edit-nid" /> <input type="submit" name="op" id="edit-vote-binary-0" value="Answer" class="form-submit" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_build_id" id="form--Ys_Y4S3XaoJ6WAjurFcsae6Fd7t0I_3jSzdSNE3myI" value="form--Ys_Y4S3XaoJ6WAjurFcsae6Fd7t0I_3jSzdSNE3myI" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_id" id="edit-advpoll-voting-binary-form" value="advpoll_voting_binary_form" /> </div> </div></form> http://atwonline.com/poll/09192017#comments Airlines Tue, 19 Sep 2017 20:41:08 +0000 260081 at http://atwonline.com