ATWOnline http://atwonline.com/rss.xml en New FAA tests reveal PEDs in checked luggage could catch fire http://atwonline.com/safety/new-faa-tests-reveal-peds-checked-luggage-could-catch-fire <div class="node-body article-body">New testing by the FAA’s Fire Safety Branch has shown that personal electronics devices (PEDs) packed in suitcases in the cargo hold could have dire consequences to aircraft safety if thermal runaway occurs.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/new-faa-tests-reveal-peds-checked-luggage-could-catch-fire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/new-faa-tests-reveal-peds-checked-luggage-could-catch-fire#comments Daily News Safety ATW Plus Fri, 21 Jul 2017 21:37:00 +0000 254651 at http://atwonline.com FAA Philippine Airlines takes first Bombardier Q400 http://atwonline.com/aircraft-orders-deliveries/philippine-airlines-takes-first-bombardier-q400 <div class="node-body article-body">Philippine Airlines (PAL) has taken delivery of its first dual-class, 86-seat Bombardier Q400 in Toronto, Canada.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/aircraft-orders-deliveries/philippine-airlines-takes-first-bombardier-q400" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/aircraft-orders-deliveries/philippine-airlines-takes-first-bombardier-q400#comments Aircraft Orders & Deliveries Airframes Daily News Fri, 21 Jul 2017 20:46:00 +0000 254641 at http://atwonline.com Bombardier Delta to launch fourth US-Shanghai route http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/delta-launch-fourth-us-shanghai-route <div class="node-body article-body">Delta Air Lines will introduce a new direct daily route between Atlanta and Shanghai, China in July 2018, the Atlanta-based carrier said July 19, pending government approvals.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/delta-launch-fourth-us-shanghai-route" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/delta-launch-fourth-us-shanghai-route#comments Daily News Airports & Routes Fri, 21 Jul 2017 20:34:00 +0000 254631 at http://atwonline.com <p>Delta Air Lines Boeing 777-200LR<br /> <br /> &nbsp;</p> Rob Finlayson Airberlin to lease two Airbus A330-900neos http://atwonline.com/airframes/airberlin-lease-two-airbus-a330-900neos <div class="node-body article-body">Germany-based airberlin has confirmed to ATW it will lease two Airbus A330-900neos, but has not disclosed the lessor.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airframes/airberlin-lease-two-airbus-a330-900neos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airframes/airberlin-lease-two-airbus-a330-900neos#comments Airframes Daily News Leasing Fri, 21 Jul 2017 20:26:00 +0000 254621 at http://atwonline.com Airbus Taiwanese carrier Mandarin further bolsters ATR fleet http://atwonline.com/leasing/taiwanese-carrier-mandarin-further-bolsters-atr-fleet <div class="node-body article-body">Taiwan’s Mandarin Airlines, which announced July 19 it was buying six ATR 72-600s, has signed a conditional letter of intent to lease three more of the Franco-Italian turboprops.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/leasing/taiwanese-carrier-mandarin-further-bolsters-atr-fleet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/leasing/taiwanese-carrier-mandarin-further-bolsters-atr-fleet#comments Daily News Leasing Fri, 21 Jul 2017 20:05:00 +0000 254611 at http://atwonline.com <p>ATR 72-600</p> ATR Alitalia works on next steps after proposal deadline passes http://atwonline.com/airlines/alitalia-works-next-steps-after-proposal-deadline-passes <div class="node-body article-body">The deadline for proposals for the future of troubled Italian carrier Alitalia has passed and the airline’s administrators are regrouping to confirm the next steps.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/alitalia-works-next-steps-after-proposal-deadline-passes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/alitalia-works-next-steps-after-proposal-deadline-passes#comments Airlines Daily News Fri, 21 Jul 2017 19:24:00 +0000 254601 at http://atwonline.com <p>Alitalia Boeing 777-200</p> Rob Finlayson Joon know your target audience? ​ http://atwonline.com/blog/joon-know-your-target-audience <div class="node-body blog-body">Air France has finally given birth to new lower-cost airline Joon, but is the baby too genetically similar to its elderly parent to appeal to millennials?</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/joon-know-your-target-audience" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/joon-know-your-target-audience#comments Airlines Opinions Need I say Moores Fri, 21 Jul 2017 19:08:00 +0000 254591 at http://atwonline.com Asia-Pacific airlines see a lift from the economy http://atwonline.com/airlines/asia-pacific-airlines-see-lift-economy-0 <div class="node-body article-body">Despite earnings pressure on many Asia-Pacific region airlines in 2017, the annual collective profit for this region is likely to be similar to 2016s. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/asia-pacific-airlines-see-lift-economy-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/asia-pacific-airlines-see-lift-economy-0#comments Airlines ATW Plus Fri, 21 Jul 2017 18:11:00 +0000 254321 at http://atwonline.com Middle East and Africa airlines battle setbacks old and new http://atwonline.com/airlines/middle-east-and-africa-airlines-battle-setbacks-old-and-new <div class="node-body article-body">Growth of the three major Gulf carriers has continued. But even Emirates Airline, Etihad Airways and Qatar Airways have seen clouds on the horizon over the past year. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/middle-east-and-africa-airlines-battle-setbacks-old-and-new" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/middle-east-and-africa-airlines-battle-setbacks-old-and-new#comments Airlines ATW Plus Fri, 21 Jul 2017 18:11:00 +0000 254311 at http://atwonline.com Europe’s aviation landscape changes, but is no easier http://atwonline.com/airlines/europe-s-aviation-landscape-changes-no-easier <div class="node-body article-body">Uncertainty hangs over Europe as the headwinds of Brexit, terrorism, declining yields and ongoing labor battles pummel the industry.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/europe-s-aviation-landscape-changes-no-easier" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/europe-s-aviation-landscape-changes-no-easier#comments Airlines ATW Plus Fri, 21 Jul 2017 18:11:00 +0000 254301 at http://atwonline.com Latin American airlines cautiously optimistic worst is behind them http://atwonline.com/airlines/latin-american-airlines-cautiously-optimistic-worst-behind-them <div class="node-body article-body">Latin American airlines are expected to post a collective $800 million net profit in 2017, up 33.3% from $600 million in net income in 2016.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/latin-american-airlines-cautiously-optimistic-worst-behind-them" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/latin-american-airlines-cautiously-optimistic-worst-behind-them#comments Airlines ATW Plus Fri, 21 Jul 2017 18:11:00 +0000 254291 at http://atwonline.com Airlines in North America find profitability brings new challenges http://atwonline.com/airlines/airlines-north-america-find-profitability-brings-new-challenges <div class="field-deck"> North American airlines success leads to new demands from labor and lawmakers </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Unions want their members to share in airlines' success, while Congress questions use of fees for checked bags, seat selection and more.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/airlines-north-america-find-profitability-brings-new-challenges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/airlines-north-america-find-profitability-brings-new-challenges#comments Airlines ATW Plus Fri, 21 Jul 2017 18:11:00 +0000 254281 at http://atwonline.com Modular aircraft carpet supplier prepares for growth http://atwonline.com/aircraft-interiors/modular-aircraft-carpet-supplier-prepares-growth <div class="node-body article-body">Sky-Tiles can be replaced in pieces averaging 26 inches long, vs. 10 feet or more for traditional aircraft carpet that is damaged or worn out. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/aircraft-interiors/modular-aircraft-carpet-supplier-prepares-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/aircraft-interiors/modular-aircraft-carpet-supplier-prepares-growth#comments Aircraft Interiors ATW Plus Fri, 21 Jul 2017 18:11:00 +0000 254261 at http://atwonline.com Sky-tiles New IATA rule to require tracking checked bags through entire journey http://atwonline.com/airlines/new-iata-rule-require-tracking-checked-bags-through-entire-journey <div class="node-body article-body">Mandate taking effect in June 2018 will push airlines to upgrade baggage handling systems. Expectations rise as passengers pay fees.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/new-iata-rule-require-tracking-checked-bags-through-entire-journey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/new-iata-rule-require-tracking-checked-bags-through-entire-journey#comments Airlines ATW Plus Fri, 21 Jul 2017 18:11:00 +0000 254231 at http://atwonline.com New widebody market slow to develop in US http://atwonline.com/airlines/new-widebody-market-slow-develop-us <div class="node-body article-body">None of the three largest U.S. carriers has ordered the Boeing 777X, and it's unclear when any of the 82 U.S. A350s on order will be delivered.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/new-widebody-market-slow-develop-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/new-widebody-market-slow-develop-us#comments Airlines ATW Plus Fri, 21 Jul 2017 18:11:00 +0000 254221 at http://atwonline.com Alan Dron EasyJet posts strong 3Q results, raises FY2017 profit outlook http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/easyjet-posts-strong-3q-results-raises-fy2017-profit-outlook <div class="node-body article-body">UK-based low-cost carrier (LCC) easyJet reported a strong balance sheet with net cash of £426 million ($553 million) as of June 30. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/easyjet-posts-strong-3q-results-raises-fy2017-profit-outlook" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/easyjet-posts-strong-3q-results-raises-fy2017-profit-outlook#comments Airline Financials Daily News Fri, 21 Jul 2017 18:03:00 +0000 254581 at http://atwonline.com <p>EasyJet A320neo</p> Airbus Mexico’s Volaris reports $29 million 2Q net loss http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/mexico-s-volaris-reports-29-million-2q-net-loss <div class="node-body article-body">Mexico City-based ultra-low-cost carrier (ULCC) Volaris reported a MXN519.9 million ($29 million) net loss for the 2017 second quarter, reversed from the airline’s MXN935 million net profit in 2Q 2016. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/mexico-s-volaris-reports-29-million-2q-net-loss" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/mexico-s-volaris-reports-29-million-2q-net-loss#comments Airline Financials Daily News Fri, 21 Jul 2017 17:52:00 +0000 254571 at http://atwonline.com <p>Volaris A320</p> Rob Finlayson UK government calls for views on post-Brexit aviation strategy http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/uk-government-calls-views-post-brexit-aviation-strategy <div class="node-body article-body">The UK government is to develop a new aviation strategy for the next three decades to 2050 and beyond, as the country prepares to exit the European Union (EU) (Brexit).</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/uk-government-calls-views-post-brexit-aviation-strategy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/uk-government-calls-views-post-brexit-aviation-strategy#comments Government Affairs Daily News Fri, 21 Jul 2017 17:11:00 +0000 254561 at http://atwonline.com Aviation experts identify industry’s biggest safety challenges http://atwonline.com/safety/aviation-experts-identify-industry-s-biggest-safety-challenges <div class="node-body article-body">National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) acting chairman Robert Sumwalt said complacency is the biggest threat to safety the aviation industry. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/aviation-experts-identify-industry-s-biggest-safety-challenges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/aviation-experts-identify-industry-s-biggest-safety-challenges#comments Daily News Safety Fri, 21 Jul 2017 15:02:00 +0000 254551 at http://atwonline.com <p>ALPA aviation safety chair Steve Jangelis, TSB Canada chair Kathy Fox, NTSB acting chairman Robert Sumwalt.</p> ATW Screenshot McCall sees positive UK response to EasyJet Europe http://atwonline.com/airlines/mccall-sees-positive-uk-response-easyjet-europe <div class="node-body article-body">UK low-cost carrier (LCC) EasyJet’s decision to place an air operator’s certificate (AOC) in Austria, launching EasyJet Europe, has been well received in the UK. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/mccall-sees-positive-uk-response-easyjet-europe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/mccall-sees-positive-uk-response-easyjet-europe#comments Airlines Daily News ATW Plus Fri, 21 Jul 2017 14:33:00 +0000 254541 at http://atwonline.com EasyJet 2017 World Airline Report - Headwinds & Tailwinds http://atwonline.com/data-financials/2017-world-airline-report-headwinds-tailwinds <div class="field-deck"> Airlines’ ability to turn in a profit is the new normal </div> <div class="node-body article-body">While the airlines collectively might not be quite as profitable in 2017 as in 2016, it looks increasingly likely they will get close to record net profit.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/data-financials/2017-world-airline-report-headwinds-tailwinds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/data-financials/2017-world-airline-report-headwinds-tailwinds#comments Airlines ATW Magazine Airports & Routes Data & Financials ATW Plus Fri, 21 Jul 2017 13:39:00 +0000 254371 at http://atwonline.com July/August 2017 http://atwonline.com/atwonline/2017-07-21 <div class="node-body magazine_issue-body"></div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>Volume 154 Issue 6</p> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-mag-teasers"> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-info"><legend>Publication Info</legend> <div class="field-cover-date"> <span>Cover Date:&nbsp;</span> <span class="date-display-single">Tue, 2017-07-25</span> </div> <div class="field-volume"> <span>Volume:&nbsp;</span> 154 </div> <div class="field-number"> <span>Number:&nbsp;</span> 6 </div> </fieldset> Fri, 21 Jul 2017 04:00:00 +0000 249401 at http://atwonline.com ANA Holdings setting ambitious goals http://atwonline.com/airlines/ana-holdings-setting-ambitious-goals <div class="node-body article-body">The parent of All Nippon Airways wants to achieve record profitability by 2020 and grow international revenues by 40% while expanding LCC business 10-fold.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/ana-holdings-setting-ambitious-goals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/ana-holdings-setting-ambitious-goals#comments Airlines ATW Plus Thu, 20 Jul 2017 18:11:00 +0000 254531 at http://atwonline.com How will new Boeing 787-10 compare with competition? http://atwonline.com/airlines/how-will-new-boeing-787-10-compare-competition <div class="field-deck"> From the outset, the Boeing 787 was designed to be a family of three. Now that the –10 is flying, how will the family stack up against its Airbus rivals? </div> <div class="node-body article-body">From the outset, the Boeing 787 was designed to be a family of three. Now that the –10 is flying, how will the family stack up against its Airbus rivals? </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/how-will-new-boeing-787-10-compare-competition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/how-will-new-boeing-787-10-compare-competition#comments Airlines ATW Plus Thu, 20 Jul 2017 18:11:00 +0000 254211 at http://atwonline.com Boeing Delta launches biometrics boarding at Washington National http://atwonline.com/security/delta-launches-biometrics-boarding-washington-national <div class="node-body article-body">Certain Delta Air Lines customers now can use fingerprints instead of their boarding pass to board any Delta aircraft at Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA).</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/security/delta-launches-biometrics-boarding-washington-national" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/security/delta-launches-biometrics-boarding-washington-national#comments Security Daily News Thu, 20 Jul 2017 17:58:00 +0000 254501 at http://atwonline.com Delta Air Lines Delta, Korean Air apply for JV approval http://atwonline.com/airlines/delta-korean-air-apply-jv-approval <div class="node-body article-body">Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines and Korean Air have applied for regulatory approval to launch their planned transpacific, revenue-sharing joint venture.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/delta-korean-air-apply-jv-approval" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/delta-korean-air-apply-jv-approval#comments Airlines Daily News ATW Plus Thu, 20 Jul 2017 17:42:00 +0000 254431 at http://atwonline.com Delta Air Lines Reports: Turkey about to be removed from UK’s laptop ban http://atwonline.com/security/reports-turkey-about-be-removed-uk-s-laptop-ban <div class="node-body article-body">The UK has refused to comment on reports that it is on the verge of lifting the cabin ban on large personal electronic devices (PEDs) being carried to the UK from Turkish airports.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/security/reports-turkey-about-be-removed-uk-s-laptop-ban" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/security/reports-turkey-about-be-removed-uk-s-laptop-ban#comments Security Daily News Thu, 20 Jul 2017 17:09:00 +0000 254391 at http://atwonline.com Study uncovers cultural tensions at Air France-KLM http://atwonline.com/airlines/study-uncovers-cultural-tensions-air-france-klm <div class="node-body article-body">Air France-KLM has admitted there is room for improvement, after a research report exposed a cultural rift between the Dutch and French sides of the group.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/study-uncovers-cultural-tensions-air-france-klm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/study-uncovers-cultural-tensions-air-france-klm#comments Airlines Daily News Thu, 20 Jul 2017 16:22:00 +0000 254381 at http://atwonline.com Photos by Rob Finlayson MRO Briefs-July 20, 2017 http://atwonline.com/mro/mro-briefs-july-20-2017 <div class="node-body article-body">MRO Briefs-July 20, 2017</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/mro/mro-briefs-july-20-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/mro/mro-briefs-july-20-2017#comments Daily News MRO Thu, 20 Jul 2017 15:58:00 +0000 254361 at http://atwonline.com Finnair swings to profit in 1H on fleet renewal, cost program http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/finnair-swings-profit-1h-fleet-renewal-cost-program <div class="node-body article-body">Finnair is increasingly seeing the benefits of fleet renewal and a cost-efficiency program feed through to its bottom line, the company said July 20.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/finnair-swings-profit-1h-fleet-renewal-cost-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/finnair-swings-profit-1h-fleet-renewal-cost-program#comments Airline Financials Daily News Thu, 20 Jul 2017 15:51:00 +0000 254351 at http://atwonline.com <p>Finnair Airbus A350-900</p> Rob Finlayson