ATWOnline http://atwonline.com:80/rss.xml en People http://atwonline.com:80/people/people-51 <div class="node-body article-body">People</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com:80/people/people-51" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com:80/people/people-51#comments Daily News People Air Canada Delta Air Lines IATA Fri, 29 Aug 2014 18:41:00 +0000 137241 at http://atwonline.com:80 BTS: US Airlines employment grows 0.8% in 1H http://atwonline.com:80/finance-data/bts-us-airlines-employment-grows-08-1h <div class="node-body article-body">For the first-half of 2014, average full-time-equivalent (FTE) employment among US scheduled passenger airlines was 383,800, up 0.8% from 1H 2013, according to the US Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS). </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com:80/finance-data/bts-us-airlines-employment-grows-08-1h" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com:80/finance-data/bts-us-airlines-employment-grows-08-1h#comments Airlines Finance & Data Daily News Alaska Airlines Allegiant Air American Airlines BTS Bureau of Transportation statistics Delta Air Lines FTE Full-time-equivalent employment Hawaiian Airlines Spirit Airlines United US Airways US Department of Transportation Virgin America Fri, 29 Aug 2014 18:37:00 +0000 137231 at http://atwonline.com:80 Aegean 1H results boosted by Olympic Air synergies http://atwonline.com:80/finance-data/aegean-1h-results-boosted-olympic-air-synergies <div class="node-body article-body">Greece-based Aegean Airlines reported an after tax profit of €15.9 million ($21 million) for the half year ended June 30, down marginally from the €16.5 million reported for the same period the previous year. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com:80/finance-data/aegean-1h-results-boosted-olympic-air-synergies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com:80/finance-data/aegean-1h-results-boosted-olympic-air-synergies#comments Airlines Finance & Data Daily News Aegean Airlines Dimitris Gerogiannis Olympic Air Fri, 29 Aug 2014 18:30:00 +0000 137221 at http://atwonline.com:80 <p>Aegean Airlines A321</p> By Rob Finlayson Lufthansa Group resumes flights to Erbil http://atwonline.com:80/airports-routes/lufthansa-group-resumes-flights-erbil <div class="node-body article-body">The Lufthansa Group has resumed flight operations to Erbil in Northern Iraq, based on the most recent assessments of the security situation in Iraq, it said. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com:80/airports-routes/lufthansa-group-resumes-flights-erbil" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com:80/airports-routes/lufthansa-group-resumes-flights-erbil#comments Airlines Daily News Airports & Routes Austrian Airlines Erbil Lufthansa Group Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:54:00 +0000 137201 at http://atwonline.com:80 <p>Lufthansa A319</p> By Rob Finlayson Malaysia Airlines posts $95 million 2Q loss; restructuring imminent http://atwonline.com:80/finance-data/malaysia-airlines-posts-95-million-2q-loss-restructuring-imminent <div class="node-body article-body">Malaysia Airlines has reported a second-quarter net loss of MYR305.7 million ($95.1 million), widened from the carrier’s net loss of MYR175.2 million in the year-ago quarter. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com:80/finance-data/malaysia-airlines-posts-95-million-2q-loss-restructuring-imminent" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com:80/finance-data/malaysia-airlines-posts-95-million-2q-loss-restructuring-imminent#comments Airlines Finance & Data Daily News Ahmad Jauhari Malaysia Airlines MH17 MH370 Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:33:00 +0000 137191 at http://atwonline.com:80 <p>Malaysia Airlines A330-300</p> By Rob Finlayson Air Astana posts 2Q net profit http://atwonline.com:80/finance-data/air-astana-posts-2q-net-profit <div class="node-body article-body">Air Astana reported second-quarter net profit of $16.5 million, up 7% over the year-ago period. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com:80/finance-data/air-astana-posts-2q-net-profit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com:80/finance-data/air-astana-posts-2q-net-profit#comments Airlines Finance & Data Daily News Air Astana European Union Peter Foster Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:25:00 +0000 137181 at http://atwonline.com:80 <p>Air Astana 767-300</p> By Rob Finlayson Virgin Australia sells stake in frequent flyer program http://atwonline.com:80/finance-data/virgin-australia-sells-stake-frequent-flyer-program <div class="node-body article-body">Virgin Australia is selling a minority share of its frequent flyer business to a prominent Asia-Pacific investment group in a move that will yield A$336 million ($314.1 million) for the airline.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com:80/finance-data/virgin-australia-sells-stake-frequent-flyer-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com:80/finance-data/virgin-australia-sells-stake-frequent-flyer-program#comments Airlines Finance & Data Daily News Boeing 727 MAX John Borghetti Qantas Tigerair Virgin Australia Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:14:00 +0000 137171 at http://atwonline.com:80 <p>Virgin Australia 737-800</p> By Rob Finlayson ATW/Arthur D. Little 2014 World Airport Report http://atwonline.com:80/airports-routes/atwarthur-d-little-2014-world-airport-report <div class="field-deck"> The Age of Asia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Asia, the world’s largest air passenger market, pulls further ahead of North America and Western Europe </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com:80/airports-routes/atwarthur-d-little-2014-world-airport-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com:80/airports-routes/atwarthur-d-little-2014-world-airport-report#comments Data Airports & Routes Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:28:00 +0000 137211 at http://atwonline.com:80 Photo by Rob Finlayson Ryanair among bidders for Cyprus Airways http://atwonline.com:80/finance-data/ryanair-among-bidders-cyprus-airways <div class="node-body article-body">Low-cost carrier Ryanair confirmed Friday it had submitted a non-binding offer for ailing Cypriot national carrier, Cyprus Airways.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com:80/finance-data/ryanair-among-bidders-cyprus-airways" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com:80/finance-data/ryanair-among-bidders-cyprus-airways#comments Airlines Finance & Data Daily News Aegean Airlines air operator’s certificate Arkia Israeli Airlines Blue Air Communications and Works Minister Marios Demetriades Cyprus Airways Michael O’Leary Ryanair Tony Antoniou Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:00:00 +0000 137151 at http://atwonline.com:80 <p>Ryanair 737-800</p> By Rob Finlayson First 787 gives Royal Jordanian a competitive edge http://atwonline.com:80/airframes/first-787-gives-royal-jordanian-competitive-edge <div class="node-body article-body">Royal Jordanian has taken its first Boeing 787 on strength, in a move the flag carrier hopes will give it a competitive edge in its fight against a worsening external geopolitical situation and increasing competition from rivals.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com:80/airframes/first-787-gives-royal-jordanian-competitive-edge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com:80/airframes/first-787-gives-royal-jordanian-competitive-edge#comments Airframes Airlines Daily News AerCap Holdings Boeing 787 Nasser Lozi Qatar Airways Ray Conner Royal Jordanian Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:36:00 +0000 137141 at http://atwonline.com:80 <p>Royal Jordanian 787</p> Courtesy, Boeing Analyst Mike Boyd sees growth in some US-EU and US-Canada markets http://atwonline.com:80/finance-data/analyst-mike-boyd-sees-growth-some-us-eu-and-us-canada-markets <div class="node-body article-body">European Union (EU) flag carriers could add nonstop flights from hubs into smaller interior US cities such as Memphis, Nashville and New Orleans within the next three to eight years, analyst Mike Boyd said this week at the Boyd International Aviation Forecast Summit in Las Vegas.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com:80/finance-data/analyst-mike-boyd-sees-growth-some-us-eu-and-us-canada-markets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com:80/finance-data/analyst-mike-boyd-sees-growth-some-us-eu-and-us-canada-markets#comments Finance & Data Daily News Trade Shows & Conferences Air France ATW Plus Boyd International Aviation Forecast Summit British Airways European Union Henry Harteveldt Lufthansa Mike Boyd Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:29:00 +0000 137131 at http://atwonline.com:80 Hawaiian Airlines saves capital costs, sacrifices efficiency with A330neo http://atwonline.com:80/airframes/hawaiian-airlines-saves-capital-costs-sacrifices-efficiency-a330neo <div class="node-body article-body">Hawaiian Airlines’ recent switch from an order for six Airbus A350-800s to six A330-800neos represents a “tradeoff” with plusses and minuses for the carrier, according to a senior company executive.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com:80/airframes/hawaiian-airlines-saves-capital-costs-sacrifices-efficiency-a330neo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com:80/airframes/hawaiian-airlines-saves-capital-costs-sacrifices-efficiency-a330neo#comments Airframes Airlines Daily News Trade Shows & Conferences A330-800neo A330neo Airbus A350-800 ATW Plus Hawaiian Airlines Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:16:00 +0000 137121 at http://atwonline.com:80 <p>Rendering of A330-800neo in Hawaiian Airlines&rsquo; livery</p> Courtesy, Airbus September 2014 http://atwonline.com:80/2014-08-29 <div class="node-body magazine_issue-body"></div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-mag-teasers"> <div class="field-mag-teaser"> <a href="/airports-routes/atwarthur-d-little-2014-world-airport-report">ATW/Arthur D. Little 2014 World Airport Report</a> <a href="/security/wars-duties">Wars &amp; Duties</a> <a href="/interviews-video-print/interview-aci-dg-angela-gittens">Interview - ACI DG Angela Gittens</a> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-info"><legend>Publication Info</legend> </fieldset> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 04:00:00 +0000 137161 at http://atwonline.com:80 Japan Airlines orders Embraer E-Jets, MRJs http://atwonline.com:80/airframes/japan-airlines-orders-embraer-e-jets-mrjs <div class="node-body article-body">Japan Airlines (JAL) has ordered both Embraer E-Jets and the Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ) as it prepares to revitalize its J-AIR regional subsidiary’s fleet.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com:80/airframes/japan-airlines-orders-embraer-e-jets-mrjs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com:80/airframes/japan-airlines-orders-embraer-e-jets-mrjs#comments Airframes Airlines Daily News E-170 E-190 Embraer J-AIR JAL Japan Airlines Mitsubishi MRJ Thu, 28 Aug 2014 20:09:00 +0000 136941 at http://atwonline.com:80 <p>Rendering of MRJ in Japan Airlines&rsquo; livery</p> Courtesy, Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp. Qantas restructures after posting record full-year loss http://atwonline.com:80/finance-data/qantas-restructures-after-posting-record-full-year-loss <div class="node-body article-body">Qantas is making major changes to its corporate structure that will allow it to attract new foreign shareholders for its international business following a full fiscal year record loss of A$2.8 billion ($2.6 billion).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com:80/finance-data/qantas-restructures-after-posting-record-full-year-loss" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com:80/finance-data/qantas-restructures-after-posting-record-full-year-loss#comments Airlines Finance & Data Daily News Alan Joyce as foreign ownership restrictions restructuring program Thu, 28 Aug 2014 20:04:00 +0000 136971 at http://atwonline.com:80 <p>Qantas tails</p> By Rob Finlayson Aegean Airlines orders two more A320ceos http://atwonline.com:80/airframes/aegean-airlines-orders-two-more-a320ceos <div class="node-body article-body">Greece-based Aegean Airlines has ordered two additional Airbus A320ceos for accelerated delivery, adding to a previous order for five A320 aircraft placed in September 2007. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com:80/airframes/aegean-airlines-orders-two-more-a320ceos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com:80/airframes/aegean-airlines-orders-two-more-a320ceos#comments Airframes Airlines Daily News Aegean Airlines Airbus A320 Theodoros Vassilakis Thu, 28 Aug 2014 20:02:00 +0000 136951 at http://atwonline.com:80 <p>Rendering of A320ceo in Aegean Airlines&rsquo; livery</p> Courtesy, Airbus Ryanair poised to announce another GDS partnership http://atwonline.com:80/it-distribution/ryanair-poised-announce-another-gds-partnership <div class="node-body article-body">Irish budget carrier Ryanair is planning to announce a new global distribution system (GDS) partnership and a product aimed at business travelers in September, as it continues with its customer service revamp.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com:80/it-distribution/ryanair-poised-announce-another-gds-partnership" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com:80/it-distribution/ryanair-poised-announce-another-gds-partnership#comments Airlines IT & Distribution Daily News Always Getting Better ATW Plus Kenny Jacobs Michael O’Leary Ryanair Thu, 28 Aug 2014 19:59:00 +0000 137111 at http://atwonline.com:80 <p>Ryanair 737-800</p> Courtesy, Boeing Kotil: Turkish eyes rapid growth to 2,000 daily flights http://atwonline.com:80/finance-data/kotil-turkish-eyes-rapid-growth-2000-daily-flights <div class="node-body article-body">The crises in Ukraine, Libya, Syria and Iraq have not had much of an impact on Turkish Airlines’ operations because it has such a huge network, CEO Temel Kotil told ATW in Istanbul.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com:80/finance-data/kotil-turkish-eyes-rapid-growth-2000-daily-flights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com:80/finance-data/kotil-turkish-eyes-rapid-growth-2000-daily-flights#comments Airlines Finance & Data Daily News ATW Plus Temel Kotil Turkish Airlines Thu, 28 Aug 2014 19:54:00 +0000 137101 at http://atwonline.com:80 <p>Turkish Airlines CEO Temel Kotil</p> By Kurt Hofmann Germanwings pilots set to strike Friday http://atwonline.com:80/labor/germanwings-pilots-set-strike-friday <div class="node-body article-body">Pilots at Lufthansa subsidiary Germanwings are set to strike Friday if an agreement isn’t reached Thursday on the issue of transitional benefits. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com:80/labor/germanwings-pilots-set-strike-friday" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com:80/labor/germanwings-pilots-set-strike-friday#comments Airlines Labor Daily News Bettina Volkens Germanwings Lufthansa pilot strike Vereinigung Cockpit Thu, 28 Aug 2014 19:53:00 +0000 136961 at http://atwonline.com:80 <p>Germanwings A319</p> By Rob Finlayson Russia suspends Bylina Airline’s AOC http://atwonline.com:80/finance-data/russia-suspends-bylina-airline-s-aoc <div class="node-body article-body">Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency, Rosaviatsia, has suspended Bylina Airline’s air operator’s certificate (AOC), effective Sept. 1, after carrier’s management revealed the airline could no longer operate due to financial problems. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com:80/finance-data/russia-suspends-bylina-airline-s-aoc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com:80/finance-data/russia-suspends-bylina-airline-s-aoc#comments Airlines Finance & Data Daily News air operator’s certificate AOC Bylina Airline Rosaviatsia Tupolev Tu-134 Yakovlev Yak-40 Thu, 28 Aug 2014 19:52:00 +0000 136981 at http://atwonline.com:80 China Airlines, Qantas link up with codeshare deal http://atwonline.com:80/airports-routes/china-airlines-qantas-link-codeshare-deal <div class="node-body article-body">A new codeshare agreement between Taiwan’s China Airlines and Qantas represents the latest step in the Australian carrier’s drive to expand its Asian network.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com:80/airports-routes/china-airlines-qantas-link-codeshare-deal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com:80/airports-routes/china-airlines-qantas-link-codeshare-deal#comments Airlines Daily News Airports & Routes Cathay Pacific Airways China Airlines China Eastern China Southern codeshare Emirates EVA Air Jetstar Asia oneworld Qantas Thu, 28 Aug 2014 19:50:00 +0000 137091 at http://atwonline.com:80 <p>China Airlines A340-300</p> By Rob Finlayson Airline Routes http://atwonline.com:80/airports-routes/airline-routes-38 <div class="node-body article-body">Airline Routes</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com:80/airports-routes/airline-routes-38" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com:80/airports-routes/airline-routes-38#comments Daily News Airports & Routes Air Lituanica Emirates SkyCargo Ethiopian Airlines Etihad Cargo Southwest Airlines Ukraine International United Airlines Thu, 28 Aug 2014 19:48:00 +0000 137081 at http://atwonline.com:80 Trends - September 2014 http://atwonline.com:80/datasheet/trends-september-2014 <div class="node-body datasheet-body"></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> Data ATW Plus Thu, 28 Aug 2014 19:31:00 +0000 137071 at http://atwonline.com:80 Interview - ACI DG Angela Gittens http://atwonline.com:80/interviews-video-print/interview-aci-dg-angela-gittens <div class="field-deck"> Airport Partner </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Gittens is a tireless advocate for airports but she also champions a holistic view of the air transport system in which all players work together on key issues.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com:80/interviews-video-print/interview-aci-dg-angela-gittens" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com:80/interviews-video-print/interview-aci-dg-angela-gittens#comments Interviews - Video & Print Airports & Routes ATW Plus Thu, 28 Aug 2014 19:25:00 +0000 137061 at http://atwonline.com:80 Hunting Success http://atwonline.com:80/airlines/hunting-success <div class="field-deck"> African airlines struggle to expand their networks or be profitable, but there are some bright spots. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The African market remains one of the most challenging in the global airline industry, with an EBIT margin of around just 0.7% anticipated for African carriers collectively this year. That would at least mark a small profit, relative to the previous year’s loss, but it is fragile and there are wide differences in the success of individual airlines. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com:80/airlines/hunting-success" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com:80/airlines/hunting-success#comments Airlines ATW Plus Thu, 28 Aug 2014 19:22:00 +0000 137051 at http://atwonline.com:80 Risk Assessment http://atwonline.com:80/airlines/risk-assessment <div class="field-deck"> The shootdown of MH17 has raised questions over airline insurance fees and what is covered </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Since the shootdown of Malaysia Airlines MH17 there has been industry-wide chatter about whether aircraft insurance companies will increase fees, especially when airlines fly over war territories.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com:80/airlines/risk-assessment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com:80/airlines/risk-assessment#comments Airlines ATW Plus Thu, 28 Aug 2014 19:19:00 +0000 137041 at http://atwonline.com:80 Wars & Duties http://atwonline.com:80/security/wars-duties <div class="field-deck"> Air transport community insists states fulfill their responsibilities under the Chicago Convention in wake of MH17 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The commercial air transportation industry is moving to address safety gaps in the system exposed by the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in July. The problem the industry has, however, is that solutions to this crisis lie outside of the commercial industry, whose representative organizations have little to no power to enforce change. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com:80/security/wars-duties" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com:80/security/wars-duties#comments Airlines Security Thu, 28 Aug 2014 19:15:00 +0000 137031 at http://atwonline.com:80 Thinking Business http://atwonline.com:80/labor/thinking-business <div class="field-deck"> North American airline unions are no longer concerned only with pay and benefits. They’re working with management on several key issues affecting the health of the airline industry. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">'Our government is subsidizing foreign state-owned airlines and giving them an economic advantage over US carriers.” What is surprising about the quote, which relates to the call for reform of lending policies of the US Export-Import Bank, is that it comes not from an airline CEO, but from Lee Moak, president of the Air Line Pilots Association, International (ALPA), which represents 50,000 airline pilots in the US and Canada.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com:80/labor/thinking-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com:80/labor/thinking-business#comments Airlines Labor ATW Plus Thu, 28 Aug 2014 19:01:00 +0000 137021 at http://atwonline.com:80 Analysis - Italian Apetite http://atwonline.com:80/airlines/analysis-italian-apetite <div class="field-deck"> Can Etihad succeed where others have failed and put Alitalia on a firm footing? </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div style="clear:both;"> <span style="font-size: 13px;">Alitalia&rsquo;s route network plans show the Italian carrier being pulled into orbit around the fast-growing, Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways, following the closing of a long-awaited major investment deal.</span></div> <p>The deal between Etihad and Alitalia finally came to fruition in early August in a complex transaction worth &euro;1.75 billion ($2.35 billion).</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com:80/airlines/analysis-italian-apetite" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com:80/airlines/analysis-italian-apetite#comments Airlines ATW Plus Thu, 28 Aug 2014 18:57:00 +0000 137011 at http://atwonline.com:80 Editorial - Don't Undermine EU-US Open Skies http://atwonline.com:80/editorial/editorial-dont-undermine-eu-us-open-skies <div class="node-body article-body"><div style="clear:both;"> <span style="font-size: 13px;">Some six months after Norwegian Air Shuttle applied for US permission to launch its long-haul, low-cost operation, Norwegian Air International (NAI), between Europe and the US, the company is still waiting for a yes or no from the Department of Transportation.</span></div> <p>Latest filings to DOT for and against the application (see story, page 9) show the two sides digging in.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com:80/editorial/editorial-dont-undermine-eu-us-open-skies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com:80/editorial/editorial-dont-undermine-eu-us-open-skies#comments Open Skies Editorial ATW Plus Thu, 28 Aug 2014 18:53:00 +0000 137001 at http://atwonline.com:80