ATWOnline http://atwonline.com/rss.xml en Regional Airline Association appoints new president http://atwonline.com/associations/regional-airline-association-appoints-new-president <div class="node-body article-body">On Aug. 28, Faye Malarkey Black was appointed president of the Washington, DC-based Regional Airline Association (RAA). </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/associations/regional-airline-association-appoints-new-president" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/associations/regional-airline-association-appoints-new-president#comments Associations Labor Daily News Cape Air Faye Malarkey Black pilot shortage RAA Regional Airline Association Fri, 28 Aug 2015 19:34:00 +0000 178111 at http://atwonline.com <p>Faye Black, RAA</p> RAA Wanted: New IATA DG; must travel - French & guitar skills an advantage http://atwonline.com/blog/wanted-new-iata-dg-must-travel-french-guitar-skills-advantage <div class="node-body blog-body">The biggest question from today’s news that Tony Tyler will retire next year from his position as IATA director general is, who will succeed him?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/atw-editors-blog-0">ATW Editor&#039;s Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/wanted-new-iata-dg-must-travel-french-guitar-skills-advantage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/wanted-new-iata-dg-must-travel-french-guitar-skills-advantage#comments Airlines Associations Blogs Government Affairs IATA Tony Tyler ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Fri, 28 Aug 2015 18:42:00 +0000 178101 at http://atwonline.com <p>credit: IATA</p> Philippine Airlines voices concerns about UAE air treaty talks http://atwonline.com/open-skies/philippine-airlines-voices-concerns-about-uae-air-treaty-talks <div class="node-body article-body">Philippine Airlines (PAL) says it is apprehensive about the ongoing air services negotiations between the Philippines and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), echoing concerns raised by some US carriers about what it describes as “the unfair practices of UAE carriers”.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/philippine-airlines-voices-concerns-about-uae-air-treaty-talks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/philippine-airlines-voices-concerns-about-uae-air-treaty-talks#comments Airlines Finance & Data Open Skies Daily News Airports & Routes ATW Plus Manila open skies PAL Philippine Airlines UAE United Arab Emirates Fri, 28 Aug 2015 17:28:00 +0000 178081 at http://atwonline.com Korean Air takes delivery of its first Boeing 747-8I http://atwonline.com/aircraft-engines/korean-air-takes-delivery-its-first-boeing-747-8i <div class="node-body article-body">Korean Air has taken delivery of the first of 10 747-8 Intercontinentals it has on order.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/aircraft-engines/korean-air-takes-delivery-its-first-boeing-747-8i" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/aircraft-engines/korean-air-takes-delivery-its-first-boeing-747-8i#comments Airlines Daily News Aircraft & Engines Airbus A380 Boeing 747-8I Korean Air SkyTeam Fri, 28 Aug 2015 17:26:00 +0000 178071 at http://atwonline.com Five intriguing new city pairs http://atwonline.com/blog/five-intriguing-new-city-pairs <div class="node-body blog-body">Here are five new routes on which airlines will boldly go where no one else is flying.</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/five-intriguing-new-city-pairs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/five-intriguing-new-city-pairs#comments Blogs Air China Beijing British Airways Delta Air Lines Emirates Airline Johannesburg London Heathrow Mumbai Salt Lake City San Jose AirKarp Fri, 28 Aug 2015 17:23:00 +0000 178091 at http://atwonline.com Lufthansa: To take delivery of first A320neo end 2015 http://atwonline.com/aircraft-engines/lufthansa-take-delivery-first-a320neo-end-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">Lufthansa Group will take delivery of its first Airbus A320neo towards the end of 2015 and not in early 2016 as previously anticipated, an airline spokesperson in Frankfurt has confirmed to ATW.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/aircraft-engines/lufthansa-take-delivery-first-a320neo-end-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/aircraft-engines/lufthansa-take-delivery-first-a320neo-end-2015#comments Airlines Daily News Aircraft & Engines Airbus A320neo ATW Plus Lufthansa Fri, 28 Aug 2015 17:22:00 +0000 178061 at http://atwonline.com Europe begins drone rules revamp http://atwonline.com/safety/europe-begins-drone-rules-revamp <div class="node-body article-body">The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has started the ball rolling in a process designed to bring in new rules to govern the use of drones, or UAVs, in the European Union (EU).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/europe-begins-drone-rules-revamp" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/europe-begins-drone-rules-revamp#comments Daily News Safety certified commission drones EASA geo-fencing mandatory open risk assessment specific Fri, 28 Aug 2015 16:28:00 +0000 178051 at http://atwonline.com Dutch Safety Board will publish final MH17 report in October http://atwonline.com/airlines/dutch-safety-board-will-publish-final-mh17-report-october <div class="node-body article-body">The Dutch Safety Board (DSB) has said it will publish its final report on the investigation into the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 on Oct. 13, 2015.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/dutch-safety-board-will-publish-final-mh17-report-october" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/dutch-safety-board-will-publish-final-mh17-report-october#comments Airlines Daily News certified commission drones EASA geo-fencing mandatory open risk assessment specific Fri, 28 Aug 2015 16:18:00 +0000 178041 at http://atwonline.com Estonian Air sees profitable summer http://atwonline.com/airlines/estonian-air-sees-profitable-summer <div class="node-body article-body">Estonian Air believes it will break even in 2016, after it recorded its first profitable early summer months since 2010.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/estonian-air-sees-profitable-summer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/estonian-air-sees-profitable-summer#comments Airlines Daily News certified commission drones EASA geo-fencing mandatory open risk assessment specific Fri, 28 Aug 2015 16:11:00 +0000 178031 at http://atwonline.com Air China’s 1H profit increases more than 700% http://atwonline.com/finance-data/air-china-s-1h-profit-increases-more-700 <div class="node-body article-body">Air China has reported a net income of CNY4.2 billion ($660 million) for the first half of 2015, up 721% over the net profit of CNY510 million for the same period of last year. Operating revenue rose 3.87% to CNY51.9 billion while operating costs increased by 5% to CNY45.2 billion. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/finance-data/air-china-s-1h-profit-increases-more-700" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/finance-data/air-china-s-1h-profit-increases-more-700#comments Airlines Finance & Data Daily News 737 747-8 777 Air China Boeing Fri, 28 Aug 2015 15:51:00 +0000 178021 at http://atwonline.com Tyler to retire from IATA next year http://atwonline.com/associations/tyler-retire-iata-next-year <div class="node-body article-body">IATA CEO and director general Tony Tyler will retire in June 2016 after serving five years in the position. Tyler’s retirement was announced Aug. 28 and the search for his successor has begun. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/associations/tyler-retire-iata-next-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/associations/tyler-retire-iata-next-year#comments Airlines Associations Government Affairs Daily News Fri, 28 Aug 2015 15:02:00 +0000 178011 at http://atwonline.com <p>Tony Tyler</p> IATA Republic teetering after pilot union refuses to allow vote http://atwonline.com/airlines/republic-teetering-after-pilot-union-refuses-allow-vote <div class="node-body article-body">Republic Airways Holdings said stalled labor talks with its pilots could force it down “an alternative path” that may include a Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/republic-teetering-after-pilot-union-refuses-allow-vote" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/republic-teetering-after-pilot-union-refuses-allow-vote#comments Airlines Daily News Bryan Bedford IBT International Brotherhood of Teamsters labor negotiations Local 357 pilot shortage pilots Republic Airlines Republic Airways Holdings Shuttle America Fri, 28 Aug 2015 13:02:00 +0000 177981 at http://atwonline.com SilkAir opens Maldives service http://atwonline.com/airlines/silkair-opens-maldives-service <div class="node-body article-body">Singapore Airlines (SIA) regional offshoot SilkAir is to launch a four-times-weekly service to the Maldives starting October.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/silkair-opens-maldives-service" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/silkair-opens-maldives-service#comments Airlines Daily News A320 Maldives Male SIA SilkAir Fri, 28 Aug 2015 13:00:00 +0000 178001 at http://atwonline.com Filipino, Russian carriers look to expand market http://atwonline.com/airlines/filipino-russian-carriers-look-expand-market <div class="node-body article-body">Following the signing of an upgraded air services agreement (ASA) between Russia and the Philippines, at least five carriers have flagged interest in operating new schedules between the two countries.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/filipino-russian-carriers-look-expand-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/filipino-russian-carriers-look-expand-market#comments Airlines Daily News Fri, 28 Aug 2015 12:21:00 +0000 177991 at http://atwonline.com One day; two sets of airline fortunes; and a chill breeze in Asia http://atwonline.com/blog/one-day-two-sets-airline-fortunes-and-chill-breeze-asia <div class="node-body blog-body">Posting the news today, it was hard not to contrast the different week that Airbus, Boeing and airlines from different global regions are experiencing.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/atw-editors-blog-0">ATW Editor&#039;s Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/one-day-two-sets-airline-fortunes-and-chill-breeze-asia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/one-day-two-sets-airline-fortunes-and-chill-breeze-asia#comments Airlines Blogs Manufacturers Aircraft & Engines 767 777 A320 A330 A380 AAPA AirAsia Airbus Boeing MAX Norwegian Vietnam Air WestJet ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Thu, 27 Aug 2015 20:02:00 +0000 177971 at http://atwonline.com Financial Roundup: World airlines’ 2Q & 1H results http://atwonline.com/finance-data/financial-roundup-world-airlines-2q-1h-results <div class="node-body article-body">ATW's roundup of airline financials for the second quarter and first half of 2015, covering 53 airlines; organized by region. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/finance-data/financial-roundup-world-airlines-2q-1h-results" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/finance-data/financial-roundup-world-airlines-2q-1h-results#comments Airlines Finance & Data Daily News Airline financials second quarter Thu, 27 Aug 2015 19:05:00 +0000 175931 at http://atwonline.com Thinkstock Russia’s UAC to invest in potential Il-114 regional airliner relaunch http://atwonline.com/aircraft-engines/russia-s-uac-invest-potential-il-114-regional-airliner-relaunch <div class="node-body article-body">Russia`s United Aircraft Corp. (UAC) will invest RUB19 billion ($282 million) into development of a relaunched version of the Ilyushin Il-114 regional airliner.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/aircraft-engines/russia-s-uac-invest-potential-il-114-regional-airliner-relaunch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/aircraft-engines/russia-s-uac-invest-potential-il-114-regional-airliner-relaunch#comments Daily News Manufacturers Aircraft & Engines ATW On-Location ATW Plus Il-114 United Aircraft Corporation Uzbekistan Airways Thu, 27 Aug 2015 18:33:00 +0000 177961 at http://atwonline.com Russian engine program for Irkut MC-21 delayed http://atwonline.com/aircraft-engines/russian-engine-program-irkut-mc-21-delayed <div class="node-body article-body">Plans to begin flying testbed flights of the Russian engine option for the Irkut MC-21 narrowbody jetliner have been pushed back a month or two, although no reason was given for the delay.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/aircraft-engines/russian-engine-program-irkut-mc-21-delayed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/aircraft-engines/russian-engine-program-irkut-mc-21-delayed#comments Daily News Aircraft & Engines ATW On-Location ATW Plus Gidromash Hamilton Sundstrand Irkut MAKS MC-21 PD-14 Perm Engine Pratt & Whitney Zodiac Thu, 27 Aug 2015 18:27:00 +0000 177951 at http://atwonline.com Cambodia’s Sky Angkor wet-leases SSJ100 from Red Wings http://atwonline.com/leasing/cambodia-s-sky-angkor-wet-leases-ssj100-red-wings <div class="node-body article-body">Russia’s Red Wings Airlines has signed an agreement to wet lease a Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Co. (SCAC) Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100) to Sky Angkor Airlines of Cambodia.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/leasing/cambodia-s-sky-angkor-wet-leases-ssj100-red-wings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/leasing/cambodia-s-sky-angkor-wet-leases-ssj100-red-wings#comments Airlines Daily News Leasing Aircraft & Engines ATW On-Location Red Wings Airlines SCAC Sky Angkor Airlines SSJ100 Sukhoi Superjet Thu, 27 Aug 2015 16:55:00 +0000 177941 at http://atwonline.com Pacific Rim ANSPs implement 14-minute oceanic flight tracking http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/pacific-rim-ansps-implement-14-minute-oceanic-flight-tracking <div class="node-body article-body">Pacific Rim air navigation services providers (ANSPs) Airservices Australia, Airways New Zealand and FAA are now using Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Contract (ADS-C) technology to track aircraft across the Pacific Ocean every 14 minutes. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/pacific-rim-ansps-implement-14-minute-oceanic-flight-tracking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/pacific-rim-ansps-implement-14-minute-oceanic-flight-tracking#comments Air Traffic Management Airlines Regulation Daily News Safety ADS-C Airservices Australia Airways New Zealand ANSPs Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Contract FAA Pacific Rim Thu, 27 Aug 2015 16:51:00 +0000 177931 at http://atwonline.com AirAsia X cuts, defers A330ceo deliveries amid traffic slump http://atwonline.com/aircraft-engines/airasia-x-cuts-defers-a330ceo-deliveries-amid-traffic-slump <div class="node-body article-body">Malaysia-based low cost carrier AirAsia X is deferring or cutting deliveries of Airbus A330ceo widebodies as it looks to curb growth and strengthen its financial performance.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/aircraft-engines/airasia-x-cuts-defers-a330ceo-deliveries-amid-traffic-slump" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/aircraft-engines/airasia-x-cuts-defers-a330ceo-deliveries-amid-traffic-slump#comments Airlines Daily News Aircraft & Engines A330 AirAsia X Airbus MERS Thu, 27 Aug 2015 16:08:00 +0000 177921 at http://atwonline.com Boeing completes 777-9X firm configuration http://atwonline.com/airframes/boeing-completes-777-9x-firm-configuration <div class="node-body article-body">Boeing has completed firm configuration for the 777-9X variant of the 777X program.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airframes/boeing-completes-777-9x-firm-configuration" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airframes/boeing-completes-777-9x-firm-configuration#comments Airframes Daily News 777-8X 777-9X Boeing 777X Thu, 27 Aug 2015 13:54:00 +0000 177901 at http://atwonline.com <p>Boeing rendering of 777-9X</p> Boeing Norwegian to lease two more Boeing 787-9s http://atwonline.com/airlines/norwegian-lease-two-more-boeing-787-9s <div class="node-body article-body">Norwegian will lease two additional Boeing 787-9s, due for delivery in summer 2017, which it will use to extend its long-haul network.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/norwegian-lease-two-more-boeing-787-9s" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/norwegian-lease-two-more-boeing-787-9s#comments Airframes Airlines Daily News 787 787-9 Bjørn Kjos Boeing Dreamliner Norwegian Thu, 27 Aug 2015 13:30:00 +0000 177911 at http://atwonline.com WestJet adds first widebody to fleet with delivery of Boeing 767-300ER http://atwonline.com/airlines/westjet-adds-first-widebody-fleet-delivery-boeing-767-300er <div class="node-body article-body">WestJet has taken delivery of its first Boeing 767-300ER, adding a widebody aircraft to its fleet for the first time.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/westjet-adds-first-widebody-fleet-delivery-boeing-767-300er" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/westjet-adds-first-widebody-fleet-delivery-boeing-767-300er#comments Airframes Airlines Daily News Boeing 767-300ER WestJet Thu, 27 Aug 2015 13:22:00 +0000 177891 at http://atwonline.com LCCs face strict visibility regulations at Delhi http://atwonline.com/daily-news/lccs-face-strict-visibility-regulations-delhi <div class="node-body article-body">New entrant low-cost carriers (LCCs) to India, including SIA-backed Vistara and AirAsia India, are facing potential schedule disruptions at Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) in Delhi.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/daily-news/lccs-face-strict-visibility-regulations-delhi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/daily-news/lccs-face-strict-visibility-regulations-delhi#comments Air Traffic Control Air Traffic Management Airlines Daily News Air India AirAsia India CAT IIIB Vistara Thu, 27 Aug 2015 13:00:00 +0000 177881 at http://atwonline.com Vietnam drops A380 order http://atwonline.com/airlines/vietnam-drops-a380-order <div class="node-body article-body">The Vietnamese government has dropped all plans to confirm options on the four Airbus A380s it signed up for in 2009.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/vietnam-drops-a380-order" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/vietnam-drops-a380-order#comments Airframes Airlines Daily News A380 Vietnam Airlines Thu, 27 Aug 2015 12:40:00 +0000 177871 at http://atwonline.com British Airways to start 787-9 flights to San Jose, California http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/british-airways-start-787-9-flights-san-jose-california <div class="node-body article-body">British Airways will launch Boeing 787-9 service between London Heathrow and San Jose, California next year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/british-airways-start-787-9-flights-san-jose-california" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/british-airways-start-787-9-flights-san-jose-california#comments Airlines Daily News Airports & Routes Boeing 787-9 British Airways California London Heathrow San Jose Wed, 26 Aug 2015 19:30:00 +0000 177851 at http://atwonline.com Azul experiments with ‘Brazil Air Pass’ for US passengers http://atwonline.com/airlines/azul-experiments-brazil-air-pass-us-passengers <div class="node-body article-body">Azul Brazilian Airlines is offering passengers from the US single-price passes for unlimited flying in Brazil over set time periods.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/azul-experiments-brazil-air-pass-us-passengers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/azul-experiments-brazil-air-pass-us-passengers#comments Airlines Daily News Azul Brazil Air Pass Azul Brazilian Airlines David Neeleman JetBlue Airways United Airlines Wed, 26 Aug 2015 17:50:00 +0000 177831 at http://atwonline.com Russian bank arranges financing for Cuban-bound An-158 http://atwonline.com/leasing/russian-bank-arranges-financing-cuban-bound-158 <div class="node-body article-body">Russia’s Roseximbank has signed an agreement with Ilyushin Finance Co. (IFC), a Russian leasing company, to provide $70 million in export financing for Antonov An-158 aircraft for Cubana de Aviación.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/leasing/russian-bank-arranges-financing-cuban-bound-158" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/leasing/russian-bank-arranges-financing-cuban-bound-158#comments Airframes Airlines Finance & Data Daily News Leasing ATW On-Location An-158 Cubana de Aviación Ilyushin Finance Co. Roseximbank Wed, 26 Aug 2015 17:12:00 +0000 177811 at http://atwonline.com Ryanair to appeal UK complaints-time allowance decision http://atwonline.com/regulation/ryanair-appeal-uk-complaints-time-allowance-decision <div class="node-body article-body">Ryanair will contest a ruling by a UK court that extends the time in which passengers can submit a compensation claim for a delayed or canceled flight from two to six years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/regulation/ryanair-appeal-uk-complaints-time-allowance-decision" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/regulation/ryanair-appeal-uk-complaints-time-allowance-decision#comments Airlines Regulation Daily News Ryanair Wed, 26 Aug 2015 17:09:00 +0000 177801 at http://atwonline.com