ATWOnline http://atwonline.com/rss.xml/feed en AIA to push Trump administration to embrace global trade, Open Skies http://atwonline.com/associations/aia-push-trump-administration-embrace-global-trade-open-skies <div class="node-body article-body">The US Aerospace Industries Association (AIA), which lobbies on behalf of US aerospace manufacturers, is preparing to go up against “some headwinds” as it pushes the incoming Trump administration to embrace global trade, according to AIA president and CEO David Melcher.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/associations/aia-push-trump-administration-embrace-global-trade-open-skies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/associations/aia-push-trump-administration-embrace-global-trade-open-skies#comments Associations Daily News ATW Plus Thu, 08 Dec 2016 19:58:00 +0000 232711 at http://atwonline.com <p>AIA president and CEO David Melcher</p> Aerospace Industries Association Aircraft & Engine Briefs-Dec. 8, 2016 http://atwonline.com/aircraft-engines/aircraft-engine-briefs-dec-8-2016 <div class="node-body article-body">Aircraft & Engine Briefs-Dec. 8, 2016</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/aircraft-engines/aircraft-engine-briefs-dec-8-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/aircraft-engines/aircraft-engine-briefs-dec-8-2016#comments Daily News Aircraft & Engines Thu, 08 Dec 2016 19:09:00 +0000 232681 at http://atwonline.com Pegasus Airlines takes stock of delivery situation http://atwonline.com/airframes/pegasus-airlines-takes-stock-delivery-situation <div class="node-body article-body">Turkish low-cost carrier (LCC) Pegasus Airlines has detailed delays and changes to its aircraft delivery schedule after a tough year in which Turkey’s vital tourism trade has been severely battered by geopolitical events. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airframes/pegasus-airlines-takes-stock-delivery-situation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airframes/pegasus-airlines-takes-stock-delivery-situation#comments Airframes Daily News Thu, 08 Dec 2016 19:04:00 +0000 232671 at http://atwonline.com <p>Pegasus Airlines A320</p> Airbus EU removes all Kazakh airlines from blacklist, adds Iran Aseman Airlines http://atwonline.com/safety/eu-removes-all-kazakh-airlines-blacklist-adds-iran-aseman-airlines <div class="node-body article-body">The European Commission has released the latest update of its European Union (EU) Air Safety List, removing all airlines from Kazakhstan, but adding Iran Aseman Airlines.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/eu-removes-all-kazakh-airlines-blacklist-adds-iran-aseman-airlines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/eu-removes-all-kazakh-airlines-blacklist-adds-iran-aseman-airlines#comments Regulation Daily News Safety Thu, 08 Dec 2016 18:44:00 +0000 232661 at http://atwonline.com Brazil to announce streamlined regulation package for airlines http://atwonline.com/regulation/brazil-announce-streamlined-regulation-package-airlines <div class="node-body article-body">Brazil is expected to announce details next week of an act that will streamline some of the complex web of regulation it currently imposes on the country’s airlines.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/regulation/brazil-announce-streamlined-regulation-package-airlines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/regulation/brazil-announce-streamlined-regulation-package-airlines#comments Regulation Daily News ATW On-Location Thu, 08 Dec 2016 17:07:00 +0000 232631 at http://atwonline.com Weakening yuan drives Chinese carriers to reduce ratio of US dollar debt http://atwonline.com/airlines/weakening-yuan-drives-chinese-carriers-reduce-ratio-us-dollar-debt <div class="node-body article-body">Chinese carriers have reduced US dollar debt ratios on aircraft purchases as the weakening yuan (CNY) continues to impact airlines’ financial performance.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/weakening-yuan-drives-chinese-carriers-reduce-ratio-us-dollar-debt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/weakening-yuan-drives-chinese-carriers-reduce-ratio-us-dollar-debt#comments Airlines Daily News Thu, 08 Dec 2016 17:03:00 +0000 232621 at http://atwonline.com Boeing starts 787-10 final assembly; Trent TEN to power first flight http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/boeing-starts-787-10-final-assembly-trent-ten-power-first-flight <div class="node-body article-body">Boeing has started final assembly of the first 787-10, the third and largest variant of the 787, at its manufacturing facility in North Charleston, South Carolina.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/boeing-starts-787-10-final-assembly-trent-ten-power-first-flight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/boeing-starts-787-10-final-assembly-trent-ten-power-first-flight#comments Daily News Manufacturers Thu, 08 Dec 2016 16:50:00 +0000 232611 at http://atwonline.com <p>First 787-10 being assembled at Boeing&rsquo;s North Charleston, South Carolina facility.</p> Boeing SunExpress reduces summer 2017 operations http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/sunexpress-reduces-summer-2017-operations <div class="node-body article-body">SunExpress, a joint venture of Lufthansa and Turkish Airlines, plans to reduce its 2017 summer schedule to 620 weekly flights, down from 700 flights for summer 2016.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/sunexpress-reduces-summer-2017-operations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/sunexpress-reduces-summer-2017-operations#comments Daily News Airports & Routes Thu, 08 Dec 2016 16:05:00 +0000 232601 at http://atwonline.com <p>SunExpress Boeing 737-800</p> Rob Finlayson Lufthansa Group appoints Thorsten Dirks as new Eurowings CEO http://atwonline.com/people/lufthansa-group-appoints-thorsten-dirks-new-eurowings-ceo <div class="node-body article-body">The Lufthansa supervisory board has appointed telecommunications expert Thorsten Dirks as the new CEO of low-cost carrier (LCC) Eurowings and Aviation Services, effective May 1, 2017. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/people/lufthansa-group-appoints-thorsten-dirks-new-eurowings-ceo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/people/lufthansa-group-appoints-thorsten-dirks-new-eurowings-ceo#comments Daily News People Thu, 08 Dec 2016 15:37:00 +0000 232591 at http://atwonline.com <p>Newly appointed Eurowings CEO Thorsten Dirks</p> Lufthansa Group New IATA chief lays out priorities; calls Heathrow runway cost ‘outrageous’ http://atwonline.com/associations/new-iata-chief-lays-out-priorities-calls-heathrow-runway-cost-outrageous <div class="node-body article-body">Settling into his new role as the head of IATA, director general and CEO Alexandre de Juniac has made clear his frustration with government policies that fail to recognize the value of aviation.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/associations/new-iata-chief-lays-out-priorities-calls-heathrow-runway-cost-outrageous" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/associations/new-iata-chief-lays-out-priorities-calls-heathrow-runway-cost-outrageous#comments Associations Daily News ATW On-Location Airports & Routes Thu, 08 Dec 2016 14:38:00 +0000 232581 at http://atwonline.com <p>IATA director general and CEO Alexandre de Juniac</p> IATA TAP Portugal to launch six new destinations in 2017 http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/tap-portugal-launch-six-new-destinations-2017 <div class="node-body article-body">TAP Portugal plans to increase international services next year with the launch of new flights from Lisbon to Toronto (Canada), Budapest (Hungary), Bucharest Otopeni (Romania), Las Palmas and Alicante (Spain) as well as Stuttgart in Germany, from June and July 2017.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/tap-portugal-launch-six-new-destinations-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/tap-portugal-launch-six-new-destinations-2017#comments Daily News Airports & Routes Thu, 08 Dec 2016 14:31:00 +0000 232571 at http://atwonline.com <p>TAP Portugal A320</p> Rob Finlayson Philippine Airlines finalizes order for up to 12 Q400s http://atwonline.com/airframes/philippine-airlines-finalizes-order-12-q400s <div class="node-body article-body">Manila-headquartered Philippine Airlines has finalized a firm order for five Bombardier Q400s and purchase rights for another seven, launching the two-class, 86-seat variant.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airframes/philippine-airlines-finalizes-order-12-q400s" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airframes/philippine-airlines-finalizes-order-12-q400s#comments Airframes Airlines Manufacturers Thu, 08 Dec 2016 13:12:00 +0000 232561 at http://atwonline.com <p>Q400</p> Bombardier IATA forecasts drop in global airline profitability in 2017 http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/iata-forecasts-drop-global-airline-profitability-2017 <div class="node-body article-body">The world’s airlines will continue their streak of collective profitability in 2017, but anticipated higher costs, coupled with a sluggish global economy that lead IATA forecasters to believe next year’s industry net profit will be almost $6 billion lower than 2016’s expected profit.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/iata-forecasts-drop-global-airline-profitability-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/iata-forecasts-drop-global-airline-profitability-2017#comments Airline Financials Airlines Daily News ATW On-Location Thu, 08 Dec 2016 13:02:00 +0000 232551 at http://atwonline.com <p>IATA chief economist Brian Pearce</p> IATA Air Canada expands US transborder network http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/air-canada-expands-us-transborder-network <div class="node-body article-body">Air Canada plans to expand its US transborder network when it starts its spring schedule in May 2017, adding three new destinations.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/air-canada-expands-us-transborder-network" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/air-canada-expands-us-transborder-network#comments Daily News Airports & Routes Wed, 07 Dec 2016 21:30:00 +0000 232541 at http://atwonline.com <p>Air Canada Express Embraer E175</p> Rob Finlayson Emirates president Tim Clark reveals premium-economy timeline http://atwonline.com/cabin-interiors-connectivity/emirates-president-tim-clark-reveals-premium-economy-timeline <div class="node-body article-body">Dubai-based Emirates expects to roll out a new premium-economy product within the next year to 18 months.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/cabin-interiors-connectivity/emirates-president-tim-clark-reveals-premium-economy-timeline" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/cabin-interiors-connectivity/emirates-president-tim-clark-reveals-premium-economy-timeline#comments Cabin Interiors & Connectivity Daily News ATW On-Location Wed, 07 Dec 2016 19:08:00 +0000 232531 at http://atwonline.com Emirates Airline mulls Airbus A350s, Boeing 787s http://atwonline.com/airframes/emirates-airline-mulls-airbus-a350s-boeing-787s <div class="node-body article-body">Dubai-based Emirates Airline is evaluating Airbus A350s and Boeing 787s for delivery around 2021-22.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airframes/emirates-airline-mulls-airbus-a350s-boeing-787s" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airframes/emirates-airline-mulls-airbus-a350s-boeing-787s#comments Airframes Daily News ATW On-Location Wed, 07 Dec 2016 18:58:00 +0000 232521 at http://atwonline.com <p>Emirates Airline president Tim Clark</p> Aviation Club MRO Briefs-Dec. 7, 2016 http://atwonline.com/mro/mro-briefs-dec-7-2016 <div class="node-body article-body">MRO Briefs-Dec. 7, 2016</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/mro/mro-briefs-dec-7-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/mro/mro-briefs-dec-7-2016#comments Daily News MRO Wed, 07 Dec 2016 18:40:00 +0000 232511 at http://atwonline.com IATA: Global air freight traffic on the rise http://atwonline.com/airline-traffic/iata-global-air-freight-traffic-rise <div class="node-body article-body">Global air cargo traffic increased 8.2% year-over year (YOY) in October, the best growth pace since February 2015, according to IATA’s October Air Freight Market Analysis. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airline-traffic/iata-global-air-freight-traffic-rise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airline-traffic/iata-global-air-freight-traffic-rise#comments Airline Traffic Daily News Wed, 07 Dec 2016 18:31:00 +0000 232501 at http://atwonline.com Cebu Pacific still considering widebody order http://atwonline.com/airframes/cebu-pacific-still-considering-widebody-order <div class="node-body article-body">Philippine low-cost carrier (LCC) Cebu Pacific has confirmed it is still considering an order for new widebody aircraft that it could use for its first transpacific flights.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airframes/cebu-pacific-still-considering-widebody-order" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airframes/cebu-pacific-still-considering-widebody-order#comments Airframes Daily News ATW Plus Wed, 07 Dec 2016 17:54:00 +0000 232491 at http://atwonline.com <p>Cebu Pacific A330-300</p> Rob Finlayson Inmarsat, Air New Zealand sign connectivity deal http://atwonline.com/ife/inmarsat-air-new-zealand-sign-connectivity-deal <div class="node-body article-body">Global mobile satellite communications provider Inmarsat and Air New Zealand have signed a contract to provide Global Xpress (GX) connectivity—GX for Aviation—across the airline’s long- and short-haul fleets. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/ife/inmarsat-air-new-zealand-sign-connectivity-deal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/ife/inmarsat-air-new-zealand-sign-connectivity-deal#comments IFE Daily News Wed, 07 Dec 2016 16:51:00 +0000 232481 at http://atwonline.com Berlin Brandenburg airport ‘on track’; no opening date set http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/berlin-brandenburg-airport-track-no-opening-date-set <div class="node-body article-body">Berlin Brandenburg International Airport (BER) has announced it has completed 80% of the milestones in planning and construction of the airport terminal; however, the much-delayed airport project has yet to commit to an opening date.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/berlin-brandenburg-airport-track-no-opening-date-set" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/berlin-brandenburg-airport-track-no-opening-date-set#comments Daily News Airports & Routes Wed, 07 Dec 2016 15:25:00 +0000 232471 at http://atwonline.com Aeroflot Group to carry 43.5 million passengers in 2016 http://atwonline.com/airline-traffic/aeroflot-group-carry-435-million-passengers-2016 <div class="node-body article-body">Russia’s Aeroflot Group will carry 43.5 million passengers in 2016, up 10.4% year-over-year (YOY), Aeroflot Airline CEO Vitaly Savelyev at the group’s community board meeting. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airline-traffic/aeroflot-group-carry-435-million-passengers-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airline-traffic/aeroflot-group-carry-435-million-passengers-2016#comments Airline Traffic Daily News Wed, 07 Dec 2016 15:17:00 +0000 232461 at http://atwonline.com <p>Aeroflot A320</p> Aeroflot Pakistan International Airlines ATR 42-500 crash kills 48 http://atwonline.com/safety/pakistan-international-airlines-atr-42-500-crash-kills-48 <div class="node-body article-body">[UPDATED] A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) ATR 42-500, en route from Chitral to Islamabad, crashed on a hillside near Havelian after it lost radio contact Dec. 7, killing all 48 people aboard.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/pakistan-international-airlines-atr-42-500-crash-kills-48" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/pakistan-international-airlines-atr-42-500-crash-kills-48#comments Airframes Daily News Safety Wed, 07 Dec 2016 12:48:00 +0000 232451 at http://atwonline.com <p>Pakistan International Airlines ATR 42-500 wreckage.</p> AAMIR QURESHI/AFP/Getty Images Alaska Air Group reaches deal with DOJ to allow Virgin America buy http://atwonline.com/regulation/alaska-air-group-reaches-deal-doj-allow-virgin-america-buy <div class="node-body article-body">Alaska Air Group and the US Department of Justice (DOJ) have agreed to terms that will allow for regulatory approval of Alaska’s $4 billion acquisition of Virgin America, which Alaska said it plans to close “in the very near future.”</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/regulation/alaska-air-group-reaches-deal-doj-allow-virgin-america-buy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/regulation/alaska-air-group-reaches-deal-doj-allow-virgin-america-buy#comments Airlines Regulation Daily News Tue, 06 Dec 2016 21:25:00 +0000 232441 at http://atwonline.com Alaska Airlines Airbus books $1.6 billion in commercial aircraft orders in November http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/airbus-books-16-billion-commercial-aircraft-orders-november <div class="node-body article-body">Airbus reported firm orders* for 14 commercial aircraft in November, valued at $1.6 billion at list prices, from two airlines and one undisclosed customer.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/airbus-books-16-billion-commercial-aircraft-orders-november" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/airbus-books-16-billion-commercial-aircraft-orders-november#comments Daily News Manufacturers Tue, 06 Dec 2016 20:19:00 +0000 232431 at http://atwonline.com Connected Aerospace-Dec. 6, 2016 http://atwonline.com/connected-aerospace/connected-aerospace-dec-6-2016 <div class="node-body article-body">Connected Aerospace-Dec. 6, 2016</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/connected-aerospace/connected-aerospace-dec-6-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/connected-aerospace/connected-aerospace-dec-6-2016#comments Connected Aerospace Daily News Tue, 06 Dec 2016 19:27:00 +0000 232421 at http://atwonline.com Korean Air to take delivery of seven CSeries 300s in 2017 http://atwonline.com/airframes/korean-air-take-delivery-seven-cseries-300s-2017 <div class="node-body article-body">Seoul-based Korean Air expects to take delivery of seven Bombardier CSeries 300s next year, becoming the first operator of the type in Asia, Bombardier VP-CSeries aircraft program Robert Dewar told ATW at last week’s airBaltic CS300 unveiling.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airframes/korean-air-take-delivery-seven-cseries-300s-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airframes/korean-air-take-delivery-seven-cseries-300s-2017#comments Airframes Daily News Tue, 06 Dec 2016 19:17:00 +0000 232411 at http://atwonline.com <p>Rendering of CS300 in Korean Air livery</p> Bombardier Africa’s RwandAir expands despite economic challenges http://atwonline.com/airframes/africa-s-rwandair-expands-despite-economic-challenges <div class="node-body article-body">RwandAir continues to add aircraft and expand long-haul routes even though it faces challenges in Africa’s economic climate and in the aviation industry.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airframes/africa-s-rwandair-expands-despite-economic-challenges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airframes/africa-s-rwandair-expands-despite-economic-challenges#comments Airframes Airlines Daily News Airports & Routes Tue, 06 Dec 2016 17:48:00 +0000 232401 at http://atwonline.com <p>RwandAir A330-300</p> Kurt Hofmann Norwegian to detail Ireland-US plans in early 2017 http://atwonline.com/open-skies/norwegian-detail-ireland-us-plans-early-2017 <div class="node-body article-body">Irish long-haul, low-cost carrier (LCC) Norwegian Air International (NAI) is to fly from Cork and Shannon and open two US bases after securing its US foreign air carrier permit.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/norwegian-detail-ireland-us-plans-early-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/norwegian-detail-ireland-us-plans-early-2017#comments Open Skies Daily News ATW On-Location ATW Plus Tue, 06 Dec 2016 17:26:00 +0000 232391 at http://atwonline.com <p>Rendering of A321 in Norwegian livery</p> Airbus China, Australia reach Open Skies agreement http://atwonline.com/open-skies/china-australia-reach-open-skies-agreement <div class="node-body article-body">A new Open Skies agreement between Australia and China is expected to allow further growth of the already extensive air-service links between the countries.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/china-australia-reach-open-skies-agreement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/china-australia-reach-open-skies-agreement#comments Open Skies Daily News ATW Plus Tue, 06 Dec 2016 17:07:00 +0000 232381 at http://atwonline.com <p>Qantas Airbus A330-300</p> Rob Finlayson