ATWOnline http://atwonline.com/rss.xml en Vienna airport benefits from LCC boon http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/vienna-airport-benefits-lcc-boon <div class="node-body article-body">Austria’s Vienna International Airport (VIE) has experienced one of the highest growth rates of new low-cost carrier (LCC) routes of any major European airport as more LCCs have entered the market. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/vienna-airport-benefits-lcc-boon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/vienna-airport-benefits-lcc-boon#comments Daily News Airports & Routes Fri, 25 May 2018 19:41:00 +0000 282561 at http://atwonline.com Germania prepares for A320neo service entry http://atwonline.com/airframes/germania-prepares-a320neo-service-entry <div class="node-body article-body">Berlin-based Germania Group has established an entry-into-service process for the Airbus A320neos, which will join the fleet in January 2020.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airframes/germania-prepares-a320neo-service-entry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airframes/germania-prepares-a320neo-service-entry#comments Airframes Daily News Fri, 25 May 2018 18:59:00 +0000 282551 at http://atwonline.com <p>Rendering of A320neo in Germania livery</p> Airbus Bombardier sees rise in second-hand African market http://atwonline.com/airframes/bombardier-sees-rise-second-hand-african-market <div class="node-body article-body">A recent batch of acquisitions by African carriers has boosted Bombardier’s presence on the continent.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airframes/bombardier-sees-rise-second-hand-african-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airframes/bombardier-sees-rise-second-hand-african-market#comments Airframes Daily News Fri, 25 May 2018 18:34:00 +0000 282541 at http://atwonline.com <p>South Africa&#39;s&nbsp;CemAir operates the Q400 through the acquisition and lease of three new and pre-owned aircraft.</p> Bombardier Sun Country to add 9% more seats, cut first class in fleet refresh http://atwonline.com/aircraft-interiors/sun-country-add-9-more-seats-cut-first-class-fleet-refresh <div class="node-body article-body">Minneapolis/St. Paul-based Sun Country Airlines is accelerating its transition from leisure carrier to ultra-LCC with a full-fleet cabin interior renovation set for completion by the end of 2018, according to a letter from Sun Country president and CEO Jude Bricker distributed to customers this week. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/aircraft-interiors/sun-country-add-9-more-seats-cut-first-class-fleet-refresh" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/aircraft-interiors/sun-country-add-9-more-seats-cut-first-class-fleet-refresh#comments Aircraft Interiors Daily News Fri, 25 May 2018 18:19:00 +0000 282531 at http://atwonline.com Sun Country Airlines Poll Question: Will individuals eventually be brought to justice for the shooting down of flight MH17? http://atwonline.com/poll/05252018 <div class="node-body advpoll_binary-body"><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/atwonline.com/files/uploads/2018/02/20/Poll-question-art-bubble-people.jpg" style="width: 200px; height: 150px;" /></p> </div><form action="/poll/05252018" 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-6161-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-6161"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-6161" name="choice" value="6161" class="form-radio" /> Yes</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-6171-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-6171"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-6171" name="choice" value="6171" 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="282521" 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-bSVgl7kpCxGTs03lC2ZUacZYnPpgNLMQFcFtW96ry3o" value="form-bSVgl7kpCxGTs03lC2ZUacZYnPpgNLMQFcFtW96ry3o" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_id" id="edit-advpoll-voting-binary-form" value="advpoll_voting_binary_form" /> </div> </div></form> http://atwonline.com/poll/05252018#comments Daily News Fri, 25 May 2018 18:01:08 +0000 282521 at http://atwonline.com Senators introduce bipartisan bill to fund aeronautics R&D http://atwonline.com/aeropolitics/senators-introduce-bipartisan-bill-fund-aeronautics-rd <div class="node-body article-body">Senate Aerospace Caucus co-chairs Mark Warner (D–Virginia) and Jerry Moran (R–Kansas) on May 24 introduced a bipartisan bill to advance research and development in the aeronautics industry. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/aeropolitics/senators-introduce-bipartisan-bill-fund-aeronautics-rd" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/aeropolitics/senators-introduce-bipartisan-bill-fund-aeronautics-rd#comments Aeropolitics Daily News Fri, 25 May 2018 15:46:00 +0000 282511 at http://atwonline.com Australia & Netherlands hold Russia accountable for MH17 shootdown http://atwonline.com/safety/australia-netherlands-hold-russia-accountable-mh17-shootdown <div class="node-body article-body">The Australian and Netherlands governments are holding Russia responsible for the shootdown of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/australia-netherlands-hold-russia-accountable-mh17-shootdown" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/australia-netherlands-hold-russia-accountable-mh17-shootdown#comments Daily News Safety ATW Plus Fri, 25 May 2018 15:24:00 +0000 282501 at http://atwonline.com DOT funding bill heads to US House floor http://atwonline.com/aeropolitics/dot-funding-bill-heads-us-house-floor <div class="node-body article-body">Members of the US House Committee on Appropriations have attached a host of amendments to the FY 2019 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Funding Bill, before sending it to the full House for an expected vote in upcoming weeks. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/aeropolitics/dot-funding-bill-heads-us-house-floor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/aeropolitics/dot-funding-bill-heads-us-house-floor#comments Aeropolitics Daily News Fri, 25 May 2018 14:19:00 +0000 282491 at http://atwonline.com Ryanair hopes to secure UK AOC by the end of 2018 http://atwonline.com/airlines/ryanair-hopes-secure-uk-aoc-end-2018 <div class="node-body article-body">Irish LCC Ryanair is continuing to plan for a “hard Brexit,” by limiting the voting rights of non-EU shareholders and setting up a UK air operator’s certificate, which should be granted by the end of 2018.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/ryanair-hopes-secure-uk-aoc-end-2018" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/ryanair-hopes-secure-uk-aoc-end-2018#comments Airlines Daily News Fri, 25 May 2018 14:02:00 +0000 282481 at http://atwonline.com <p>Ryanair Boeing 737-800</p> Rob Finlayson First ANA A380 airframe assembly completed http://atwonline.com/aircraft-interiors/first-ana-a380-airframe-assembly-completed <div class="node-body article-body">All Nippon Airways’ first of three Airbus A380s has completed airframe assembly and been moved to an outdoor station where structural completion, engine installation and cockpit furnishing will be conducted.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/aircraft-interiors/first-ana-a380-airframe-assembly-completed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/aircraft-interiors/first-ana-a380-airframe-assembly-completed#comments Aircraft Interiors Airframes Daily News Fri, 25 May 2018 13:46:00 +0000 282471 at http://atwonline.com Airbus South African regulator suspends SA Express AOC http://atwonline.com/airlines/south-african-regulator-suspends-sa-express-aoc <div class="node-body article-body">South African regional airline SA Express was forced to stop operations May 24 after the Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) suspended its air operator's certificate (AOC), citing safety concerns.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/south-african-regulator-suspends-sa-express-aoc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/south-african-regulator-suspends-sa-express-aoc#comments Airlines Daily News Fri, 25 May 2018 13:15:00 +0000 282451 at http://atwonline.com Delta to relaunch nonstop US-Mumbai flights in 2019 http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/delta-relaunch-nonstop-us-mumbai-flights-2019 <div class="node-body article-body">Delta Air Lines plans to resume nonstop flights between the US and Mumbai in 2019, the Atlanta-based carrier said May 24.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/delta-relaunch-nonstop-us-mumbai-flights-2019" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/delta-relaunch-nonstop-us-mumbai-flights-2019#comments Daily News Airports & Routes Thu, 24 May 2018 20:29:00 +0000 282441 at http://atwonline.com <p>Delta Air Lines Boeing 767-300</p> Rob Finlayson FAA acting administrator: ‘Era of red tape is over’ http://atwonline.com/aeropolitics/faa-acting-administrator-era-red-tape-over <div class="node-body article-body">FAA acting administrator Dan Elwell called for the agency to embrace innovation and emerging technology by forming partnerships with industry and entrepreneurial organizations during a speech at the International Aviation Club (IAC) of Washington DC.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/aeropolitics/faa-acting-administrator-era-red-tape-over" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/aeropolitics/faa-acting-administrator-era-red-tape-over#comments Aeropolitics Daily News ATW Plus Thu, 24 May 2018 20:14:00 +0000 282431 at http://atwonline.com <p>FAA acting administrator Dan Elwell</p> FAA MRO Briefs-May 24, 2018 http://atwonline.com/mro/mro-briefs-may-24-2018 <div class="node-body article-body">MRO Briefs-May 24, 2018 </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/mro/mro-briefs-may-24-2018" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/mro/mro-briefs-may-24-2018#comments Daily News MRO Thu, 24 May 2018 19:39:00 +0000 282421 at http://atwonline.com Wizz Air posts 22% net profit hike for 2017-18 http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/wizz-air-posts-22-net-profit-hike-2017-18 <div class="node-body article-body">Central and Eastern European LCC Wizz Air’s net profit for 2017-18 rose 22.1% to hit €275 million ($322.4 million), exceeding its guidance.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/wizz-air-posts-22-net-profit-hike-2017-18" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/wizz-air-posts-22-net-profit-hike-2017-18#comments Airline Financials Daily News Thu, 24 May 2018 19:20:00 +0000 282411 at http://atwonline.com <p>Wizz Air A321</p> Rob Finlayson EasyJet confirmed as UK airline, despite EU ownership http://atwonline.com/aeropolitics/easyjet-confirmed-uk-airline-despite-eu-ownership <div class="node-body article-body">The UK government has confirmed easyJet’s status as a UK airline, even if it is European Union (EU)-owned, according to comments made by easyJet CFO Andrew Findlay.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/aeropolitics/easyjet-confirmed-uk-airline-despite-eu-ownership" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/aeropolitics/easyjet-confirmed-uk-airline-despite-eu-ownership#comments Aeropolitics Daily News Thu, 24 May 2018 18:45:00 +0000 282401 at http://atwonline.com <p>EasyJet Airbus A320</p> Rob Finlayson Aegean narrows net losses in 1Q on higher revenue, passenger growth http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/aegean-narrows-net-losses-1q-higher-revenue-passenger-growth <div class="node-body article-body">Greece-based Aegean Airlines reduced net losses 14% in the first quarter, reporting a net loss of €30.8 million ($38 million), narrowed from a net loss of €35.8 million in the year-ago quarter. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/aegean-narrows-net-losses-1q-higher-revenue-passenger-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/aegean-narrows-net-losses-1q-higher-revenue-passenger-growth#comments Airline Financials Daily News Thu, 24 May 2018 18:21:00 +0000 282391 at http://atwonline.com <p>Aegean Airlines A320</p> Rob Finlayson Alaska Airlines to keep slots at Dallas Love Field http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/alaska-airlines-keep-slots-dallas-love-field <div class="node-body article-body">Alaska Airlines has no plans to shed its Dallas Love Field (DAL) gates in the wake of giving up slots in New York and Washington DC, which served as the destination of seven of Alaska’s flights from the Dallas airport, a top executive said.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/alaska-airlines-keep-slots-dallas-love-field" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/alaska-airlines-keep-slots-dallas-love-field#comments Daily News Airports & Routes ATW Plus Thu, 24 May 2018 16:23:00 +0000 282381 at http://atwonline.com <p>Alaska Airlines Boeing 737-800</p> Rob Finlayson AirAsia nearly doubles 1Q profit on asset sale, passenger growth http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/airasia-nearly-doubles-1q-profit-asset-sale-passenger-growth <div class="node-body article-body">The AirAsia Group almost doubled its first-quarter net profit to MYR1.1 billion ($276.3 million), boosted mainly by the sale of assets, but also fueled by higher passenger volume.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/airasia-nearly-doubles-1q-profit-asset-sale-passenger-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/airasia-nearly-doubles-1q-profit-asset-sale-passenger-growth#comments Airline Financials Daily News ATW Plus Thu, 24 May 2018 16:12:00 +0000 282371 at http://atwonline.com Rob Finlayson LaudaMotion to launch City Shuttle flights, targets A320neos by winter http://atwonline.com/airlines/laudamotion-launch-city-shuttle-flights-targets-a320neos-winter <div class="node-body article-body">New Austrian carrier LaudaMotion plans to launch an extensive European network—called City Shuttle—from Vienna beginning with the winter schedule 2018/19.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/laudamotion-launch-city-shuttle-flights-targets-a320neos-winter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/laudamotion-launch-city-shuttle-flights-targets-a320neos-winter#comments Airlines Daily News ATW Plus Thu, 24 May 2018 15:51:00 +0000 282361 at http://atwonline.com <p>LaudaMotion CEO, founder and owner Niki Lauda</p> Kurt Hofmann American Airlines’ new pilot program attracts more than 2,000 applicants http://atwonline.com/training/american-airlines-new-pilot-program-attracts-more-2000-applicants <div class="node-body article-body">American Airlines has more than 2,000 applicants for its just-launched Cadet Academy pilot pipeline program, and plans to accept 200 candidates this year.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/training/american-airlines-new-pilot-program-attracts-more-2000-applicants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/training/american-airlines-new-pilot-program-attracts-more-2000-applicants#comments Daily News Training Thu, 24 May 2018 15:04:00 +0000 282351 at http://atwonline.com British Airways to transfer one Moscow daily service to Sheremetyevo http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/british-airways-transfer-one-moscow-daily-service-sheremetyevo <div class="node-body article-body">British Airways (BA) will transfer one out of three daily London Heathrow-Moscow services from Domodedovo (DME) to Sheremetyevo (SVO) from Oct. 28. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/british-airways-transfer-one-moscow-daily-service-sheremetyevo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/british-airways-transfer-one-moscow-daily-service-sheremetyevo#comments Daily News Airports & Routes Thu, 24 May 2018 14:53:00 +0000 282341 at http://atwonline.com <p>British Airways A321</p> Rob Finlayson Allegiant Air, flight dispatchers reach tentative contract agreement http://atwonline.com/labor/allegiant-air-flight-dispatchers-reach-tentative-contract-agreement <div class="node-body article-body">Las Vegas-based ultra-LCC Allegiant Air and its flight dispatchers, represented by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT), reached a tentative agreement May 22 on a five-year contract, the first ever for Allegiant’s 34 dispatchers. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/labor/allegiant-air-flight-dispatchers-reach-tentative-contract-agreement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/labor/allegiant-air-flight-dispatchers-reach-tentative-contract-agreement#comments Labor Daily News Thu, 24 May 2018 13:33:00 +0000 282331 at http://atwonline.com <p>Allegiant Air A319</p> Rob Finlayson MH17 shoot-down Russian army unit identified http://atwonline.com/safety/mh17-shoot-down-russian-army-unit-identified <div class="node-body article-body">The surface-to-air missile that shot down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, a Boeing 777, belonged to the Russian armed forces, the Dutch-led Joint Investigation Team (JIT) said May 24.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/mh17-shoot-down-russian-army-unit-identified" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/mh17-shoot-down-russian-army-unit-identified#comments Daily News Safety Thu, 24 May 2018 12:00:00 +0000 282321 at http://atwonline.com <p>Wreckage of the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 reassembled by the crash investigation team.</p> Getty People-May 23, 2018 http://atwonline.com/people/people-may-23-2018 <div class="node-body article-body">People-May 23, 2018</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/people/people-may-23-2018" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/people/people-may-23-2018#comments Daily News People Wed, 23 May 2018 20:29:00 +0000 282311 at http://atwonline.com Allegiant takes first US-built A320; begins All-Airbus fleet transition http://atwonline.com/airframes/allegiant-takes-first-us-built-a320-begins-all-airbus-fleet-transition <div class="node-body article-body">Las Vegas, Nevada-based ULCC Allegiant Air has taken delivery of its first US-produced Airbus A320 aircraft from the Airbus’s US manufacturing facility in Mobile, Alabama. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airframes/allegiant-takes-first-us-built-a320-begins-all-airbus-fleet-transition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airframes/allegiant-takes-first-us-built-a320-begins-all-airbus-fleet-transition#comments Airframes Daily News Wed, 23 May 2018 20:23:00 +0000 282301 at http://atwonline.com <p>Executives from Airbus and Allegiant Air, a team of Allegiant employees and representatives of the more than 380 Airbus employees at the Mobile, Alabama production facility gathered to celebrate the delivery of the first US-produced Allegiant aircraft.</p> Airbus US airlines’ 1Q profits down 27% as expenses outpace revenues http://atwonline.com/airlines/us-airlines-1q-profits-down-27-expenses-outpace-revenues <div class="node-body article-body">Pre-tax earnings for US airlines fell 27%—down approximately $700 million year-over-year—in the first quarter of 2018, as fuel, labor, airport and aircraft expenses outpaced revenues, according to an industry overview by Airlines for America (A4A) released May 23. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/us-airlines-1q-profits-down-27-expenses-outpace-revenues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/us-airlines-1q-profits-down-27-expenses-outpace-revenues#comments Airlines Daily News Wed, 23 May 2018 20:11:00 +0000 282291 at http://atwonline.com Thomas Cook to replace Condor’s aging long-haul fleet http://atwonline.com/airframes/thomas-cook-replace-condor-s-aging-long-haul-fleet <div class="node-body article-body">European leisure group Thomas Cook will decide on the renewal of its long-haul fleet before the end of the year.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airframes/thomas-cook-replace-condor-s-aging-long-haul-fleet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airframes/thomas-cook-replace-condor-s-aging-long-haul-fleet#comments Airframes Daily News Wed, 23 May 2018 19:47:00 +0000 282281 at http://atwonline.com <p>Condor Boeing 767-300ER</p> Condor Airlines eye retiring older aircraft if fuel costs continue to rise http://atwonline.com/airlines/airlines-eye-retiring-older-aircraft-if-fuel-costs-continue-rise <div class="node-body article-body">Rising fuel prices may ground some older aircraft if airlines cut capacity, but most are putting off the decisions until after the peak summer season.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/airlines-eye-retiring-older-aircraft-if-fuel-costs-continue-rise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/airlines-eye-retiring-older-aircraft-if-fuel-costs-continue-rise#comments Airlines Daily News ATW Plus Wed, 23 May 2018 19:32:00 +0000 282271 at http://atwonline.com Saudi LCC flyadeal to boost fleet as business ramps up http://atwonline.com/airframes/saudi-lcc-flyadeal-boost-fleet-business-ramps <div class="node-body article-body">Saudi Arabia’s flyadeal is considering an interim aircraft order to top up its fleet while the LCC decides on a major order for around 50 narrowbodies.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airframes/saudi-lcc-flyadeal-boost-fleet-business-ramps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airframes/saudi-lcc-flyadeal-boost-fleet-business-ramps#comments Airframes Daily News ATW Plus Wed, 23 May 2018 18:51:00 +0000 282261 at http://atwonline.com <p>Flyadeal Airbus A320</p> Flyadeal