ATWOnline http://atwonline.com/rss.xml en Interview: Enrique Beltranena CEO, Volaris http://atwonline.com/airlines/interview-enrique-beltranena-ceo-volaris <div class="node-body article-body">Volaris is Mexico's second-largest airline and has unit costs that are among the five lowest in the world. It's also expanding its model to Costa Rica.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/interview-enrique-beltranena-ceo-volaris" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/interview-enrique-beltranena-ceo-volaris#comments Airlines ATW Plus Thu, 25 May 2017 18:11:00 +0000 247761 at http://atwonline.com Volaris AAPA chief: Laptop ban brings ‘no tangible security benefits’ http://atwonline.com/security/aapa-chief-laptop-ban-brings-no-tangible-security-benefits <div class="node-body article-body">As airlines and airports steel themselves for a possible widening of the US ban on laptops and similar-sized personal electronics in the cabin, the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) has warned against falling into “the trap of knee-jerk reactions.”</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/security/aapa-chief-laptop-ban-brings-no-tangible-security-benefits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/security/aapa-chief-laptop-ban-brings-no-tangible-security-benefits#comments Security Daily News Tue, 23 May 2017 21:31:00 +0000 248461 at http://atwonline.com <p>AAPA DG Andrew Herdman</p> AAPA Poll Question: The Trump administration 2018 budget proposes to create an independent organization to manage US air traffic control by 2021. http://atwonline.com/poll/05232017 <div class="node-body advpoll_binary-body"><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/atwonline.com/files/uploads/Poll-question-art-bubble-people.jpg" style="width: 200px; height: 150px;" /></p> </div><form action="/poll/05232017" 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-4801-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-4801"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-4801" name="choice" value="4801" class="form-radio" /> A good decision</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-4811-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-4811"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-4811" name="choice" value="4811" class="form-radio" /> ATC should stay with FAA</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-4821-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-4821"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-4821" name="choice" value="4821" class="form-radio" /> I’ll believe it when I see it</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="248451" 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-MbLf5-88qVvzrw-mRn0hQArZXNXkESkcNC-49o21Myc" value="form-MbLf5-88qVvzrw-mRn0hQArZXNXkESkcNC-49o21Myc" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_id" id="edit-advpoll-voting-binary-form" value="advpoll_voting_binary_form" /> </div> </div></form> http://atwonline.com/poll/05232017#comments Government Affairs Tue, 23 May 2017 20:21:02 +0000 248451 at http://atwonline.com MRO Briefs-May 23, 2017 http://atwonline.com/mro/mro-briefs-may-23-2017 <div class="node-body article-body">MRO Briefs-May 23, 2017</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/mro/mro-briefs-may-23-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/mro/mro-briefs-may-23-2017#comments Daily News MRO Tue, 23 May 2017 20:14:00 +0000 248441 at http://atwonline.com Emirates to fly A380 on Beijing, Shanghai & Birmingham services http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/emirates-fly-a380-beijing-shanghai-birmingham-services <div class="node-body article-body">Dubai-based Emirates Airlines will begin a second daily Airbus A380 service to Beijing and Shanghai Pudong from July 1, replacing the Boeing 777-300ER on both routes.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/emirates-fly-a380-beijing-shanghai-birmingham-services" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/emirates-fly-a380-beijing-shanghai-birmingham-services#comments Daily News Airports & Routes Tue, 23 May 2017 20:09:00 +0000 248431 at http://atwonline.com <p>Emirates A380</p> Rob Finlayson Germania opens Palma de Mallorca base http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/germania-opens-palma-de-mallorca-base <div class="node-body article-body">Berlin-based Germania opened a base in Palma de Mallorca, Spain May 19, and will operate daily flights between Palma de Mallorca and Friedrichshafen, Muenster/Osnabruck, Dresden, Bremen and Nuremberg for the summer season.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/germania-opens-palma-de-mallorca-base" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/germania-opens-palma-de-mallorca-base#comments Daily News Airports & Routes Tue, 23 May 2017 19:55:00 +0000 248421 at http://atwonline.com <p>Germania Boeing 737-700</p> Rob Finlayson KLM and TUI Netherlands to expand cooperation http://atwonline.com/airlines/klm-and-tui-netherlands-expand-cooperation <div class="node-body article-body">Dutch flag carrier KLM and package holiday operator TUI Netherlands will intensify their existing cooperation agreement. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/klm-and-tui-netherlands-expand-cooperation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/klm-and-tui-netherlands-expand-cooperation#comments Airlines Daily News Tue, 23 May 2017 19:30:00 +0000 248411 at http://atwonline.com <p>KLM Boeing 737-800</p> Rob Finlayson South African LCC Mango mulls future fleet http://atwonline.com/airframes/south-african-lcc-mango-mulls-future-fleet <div class="node-body article-body">South African low-cost carrier (LCC) Mango Airlines is starting to consider the future shape of its fleet, as aircraft leases approach an end.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airframes/south-african-lcc-mango-mulls-future-fleet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airframes/south-african-lcc-mango-mulls-future-fleet#comments Airframes Daily News Tue, 23 May 2017 18:57:00 +0000 248401 at http://atwonline.com <p>Mango Boeing 737-800</p> Montague Smith Thales: Future IFE includes personalization, revenue opportunities http://atwonline.com/ife/thales-future-ife-includes-personalization-revenue-opportunities <div class="node-body article-body">The future of IFE will involve seatback monitors that interface with passengers, customize content and generate ancillary revenue, according to Thales executives at the company’s new IFE final integration and test facility in Irvine, California, May 22. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/ife/thales-future-ife-includes-personalization-revenue-opportunities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/ife/thales-future-ife-includes-personalization-revenue-opportunities#comments IFE Daily News ATW On-Location Tue, 23 May 2017 18:30:00 +0000 248391 at http://atwonline.com <p>Thales&rsquo; AVANT Fit IFE system for economy class.</p> Thales UAC, COMAC launch widebody JV http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/uac-comac-launch-widebody-jv <div class="field-byline"> Maxim Pyadushkin </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Russia’s United Aircraft Corp. (UAC) and China’s COMAC have launched full-scale development for a commercial widebody aircraft, setting up a joint company in Shanghai with an aim of delivering the first aircraft no later than 2027.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/uac-comac-launch-widebody-jv" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/uac-comac-launch-widebody-jv#comments Daily News Manufacturers ATW Plus Tue, 23 May 2017 18:02:00 +0000 248381 at http://atwonline.com COMAC Norwegian to offer US preclearance http://atwonline.com/security/norwegian-offer-us-preclearance <div class="node-body article-body">Low-cost carrier (LCC) Norwegian is to offer US preclearance on its new Irish transatlantic routes from Dublin and Shannon, which are set to launch in July.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/security/norwegian-offer-us-preclearance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/security/norwegian-offer-us-preclearance#comments Security Daily News Tue, 23 May 2017 17:29:00 +0000 248371 at http://atwonline.com <p>US preclearance facility at Dublin Airport</p> Norwegian/Creative Commons Trump administration calls for ATC to be spun off from FAA by 2021 http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/trump-administration-calls-atc-be-spun-faa-2021 <div class="node-body article-body">The Trump administration has given its full backing to the creation of a “non-profit, independent corporation” separate from FAA to manage US air traffic control (ATC), proposing that the new entity be operational by 2021 after a “multi-year” transfer.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/trump-administration-calls-atc-be-spun-faa-2021" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/trump-administration-calls-atc-be-spun-faa-2021#comments Air Traffic Management Government Affairs Daily News Tue, 23 May 2017 17:00:00 +0000 248361 at http://atwonline.com <p>White House Office of Management and Budget director Mick Mulvaney details the Trump administration&rsquo;s fiscal year 2018 budget proposal.</p> ATW screenshot Juneyao Airlines becomes first Star Alliance connecting partner http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/juneyao-airlines-becomes-first-star-alliance-connecting-partner <div class="node-body article-body">China’s Juneyao Airlines has become the first Star Alliance connecting partner in an effort to facilitate its international expansion.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/juneyao-airlines-becomes-first-star-alliance-connecting-partner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/juneyao-airlines-becomes-first-star-alliance-connecting-partner#comments Airlines Daily News Airports & Routes Tue, 23 May 2017 15:09:00 +0000 248351 at http://atwonline.com Star Alliance Ryanair to sell Air Europa flights http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/ryanair-sell-air-europa-flights <div class="node-body article-body">Irish low-cost carrier Ryanair has struck an agreement to sell Spanish leisure airline Air Europa’s flights on Ryanair.com, paving the way for a connecting flight tie-up between the two airlines.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/ryanair-sell-air-europa-flights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/ryanair-sell-air-europa-flights#comments IT & Distribution Daily News Tue, 23 May 2017 14:37:00 +0000 248341 at http://atwonline.com <p>Globalia Group CEO Javier Hidalgo and Ryanair CEO Michael O&rsquo;Leary</p> Ryanair Thales: Cybersecurity a mounting concern as IFEs collect data http://atwonline.com/security/thales-cybersecurity-mounting-concern-ifes-collect-data <div class="node-body article-body">Cybersecurity is a growing concern for airlines as evolving inflight entertainment (IFE) systems start using more sensitive passenger data.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/security/thales-cybersecurity-mounting-concern-ifes-collect-data" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/security/thales-cybersecurity-mounting-concern-ifes-collect-data#comments Security Daily News ATW On-Location ATW Plus Tue, 23 May 2017 14:15:00 +0000 248331 at http://atwonline.com <p>Thales&rsquo; AVANT IFE system, in both the 10&rdquo;-13&rdquo; Fit economy-class version and the 17&rdquo;-22&rdquo; Flex business-class version.</p> Thales Spirit Airlines to launch flights to Cancun from Baltimore http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/spirit-airlines-launch-flights-cancun-baltimore <div class="node-body article-body">Florida-based ultra-low-cost-carrier Spirit Airlines will begin nonstop service from Baltimore/Washington International (BWI) and Chicago O’Hare to Cancun International Airport beginning Nov. 9. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/spirit-airlines-launch-flights-cancun-baltimore" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/spirit-airlines-launch-flights-cancun-baltimore#comments Daily News Airports & Routes Mon, 22 May 2017 21:22:00 +0000 248321 at http://atwonline.com Spirit Airlines LAX: NTSB provided report on Aeromexico 737 collision with truck http://atwonline.com/safety/lax-ntsb-provided-report-aeromexico-737-collision-truck <div class="node-body article-body">Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) police have made a report available to the US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) regarding a collision between an Aeromexico Boeing 737 and a provisioning truck.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/lax-ntsb-provided-report-aeromexico-737-collision-truck" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/lax-ntsb-provided-report-aeromexico-737-collision-truck#comments Daily News Safety Mon, 22 May 2017 21:20:00 +0000 248311 at http://atwonline.com Boeing 737 MAX 8 enters commercial service http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/boeing-737-max-8-enters-commercial-service <div class="node-body article-body">Malaysia’s Malindo Air has operated the first revenue flights with a re-engined Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/boeing-737-max-8-enters-commercial-service" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/boeing-737-max-8-enters-commercial-service#comments Airframes Daily News Airports & Routes Mon, 22 May 2017 20:15:00 +0000 248301 at http://atwonline.com <p>Malindo Air 737 MAX 8</p> Boeing Airline Routes-May 22, 2017 http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/airline-routes-may-22-2017 <div class="node-body article-body">Airline Routes-May 22, 2017</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/airline-routes-may-22-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/airline-routes-may-22-2017#comments Daily News Airports & Routes Mon, 22 May 2017 19:50:00 +0000 248291 at http://atwonline.com Picture Gallery: This Week in Aviation News-May 22-26, 2017 http://atwonline.com/airframes/picture-gallery-week-aviation-news-may-22-26-2017 <div class="node-body gallery-body"></div> http://atwonline.com/airframes/picture-gallery-week-aviation-news-may-22-26-2017#comments Airframes Airlines Mon, 22 May 2017 19:31:00 +0000 248281 at http://atwonline.com Airbus tightens fraud controls http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/airbus-tightens-fraud-controls <div class="node-body article-body">Airbus has established a new independent compliance review panel (ICRP) to ensure “irreproachable” behavior, following allegations of fraud, bribery and corruption in its civil aviation business.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/airbus-tightens-fraud-controls" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/airbus-tightens-fraud-controls#comments Daily News Manufacturers Mon, 22 May 2017 18:36:00 +0000 248271 at http://atwonline.com <p>Airbus CEO Tom Enders</p> Airbus Icelandair to equip its 737 MAXs with ViaSat connectivity http://atwonline.com/ife/icelandair-equip-its-737-maxs-viasat-connectivity <div class="node-body article-body">Icelandair has selected US technology company ViaSat to provide high-speed Wi-Fi for its incoming fleet of 16 Boeing 737 MAX 8s and 9s.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/ife/icelandair-equip-its-737-maxs-viasat-connectivity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/ife/icelandair-equip-its-737-maxs-viasat-connectivity#comments IFE Daily News Mon, 22 May 2017 16:17:00 +0000 248261 at http://atwonline.com <p>Rendering of MAX 8 and -9 in Icelandair livery.</p> Boeing Brussels Airlines to buy seven Airbus A330ceos http://atwonline.com/airframes/brussels-airlines-buy-seven-airbus-a330ceos <div class="node-body article-body">Belgian flag carrier Brussels Airlines has decided to replace seven of its 10 Airbus A330s, but is sticking with A330ceos for its fleet renewal and long-haul expansion.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airframes/brussels-airlines-buy-seven-airbus-a330ceos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airframes/brussels-airlines-buy-seven-airbus-a330ceos#comments Airframes Daily News Mon, 22 May 2017 15:42:00 +0000 248251 at http://atwonline.com <p>Brussels Airlines A330</p> Brussels Airlines Cathay Pacific to cut 600 jobs http://atwonline.com/labor/cathay-pacific-cut-600-jobs <div class="node-body article-body">Cathay Pacific has followed through on its plan to slash management staff by announcing it will cut about 600 staff positions at its headquarters.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/labor/cathay-pacific-cut-600-jobs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/labor/cathay-pacific-cut-600-jobs#comments Labor Daily News ATW Plus Mon, 22 May 2017 15:06:00 +0000 248241 at http://atwonline.com <p>Cathay Pacific Airbus A330-300</p> Rob Finlayson Boeing negotiating widebody order with SaudiGulf Airlines http://atwonline.com/airframes/boeing-negotiating-widebody-order-saudigulf-airlines <div class="node-body article-body">[UPDATED] Boeing said it has agreed to negotiate a widebody aircraft order with Saudi Arabian startup SaudiGulf Airlines for as many as 16 aircraft, which the airline indicated will be 777s and/or 787s.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airframes/boeing-negotiating-widebody-order-saudigulf-airlines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airframes/boeing-negotiating-widebody-order-saudigulf-airlines#comments Airframes Daily News Mon, 22 May 2017 14:30:00 +0000 248231 at http://atwonline.com <p>Boeing-SaudiGulf Airlines negotiations are announced in connection to US President Donald Trump&rsquo;s visit to Saudi Arabia.</p> MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Image LATAM Airlines Group posts $66 million 1Q net profit http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/latam-airlines-group-posts-66-million-1q-net-profit <div class="node-body article-body">South America’s LATAM Airlines Group reported a first-quarter 2017 net profit of $65.6 million, down 35.9% from the company’s $102.2 million net income in 1Q 2016. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/latam-airlines-group-posts-66-million-1q-net-profit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/latam-airlines-group-posts-66-million-1q-net-profit#comments Airline Financials Daily News Fri, 19 May 2017 20:00:00 +0000 248221 at http://atwonline.com <p>LATAM Boeing 787-9</p> Rob Finlayson LOT Polish Airlines implements expansion plan http://atwonline.com/airlines/lot-polish-airlines-implements-expansion-plan <div class="node-body article-body">LOT Polish Airlines is seeing increasing numbers using Warsaw Chopin Airport as a transfer hub and hopes to expand those numbers further, according to CEO Rafał Milczarski.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/lot-polish-airlines-implements-expansion-plan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/lot-polish-airlines-implements-expansion-plan#comments Airlines Daily News ATW Plus Fri, 19 May 2017 19:05:00 +0000 248211 at http://atwonline.com <p>LOT Polish Airlines Boeing 787-8</p> Rob Finlayson London City Airport to install remote ATC tower http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/london-city-airport-install-remote-atc-tower <div class="node-body article-body">London City Airport (LCY) will be the first in the UK to have its air traffic control (ATC) functions controlled remotely.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/london-city-airport-install-remote-atc-tower" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/london-city-airport-install-remote-atc-tower#comments Air Traffic Management Fri, 19 May 2017 18:10:00 +0000 248201 at http://atwonline.com <p>Demonstration photo</p> London City Airport Twitter Kuwait Airways implements new ticketing system http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/kuwait-airways-implements-new-ticketing-system <div class="node-body article-body">Gulf airline Kuwait Airways will undertake its long-awaited cutover to a new ticketing and reservations system this weekend. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/kuwait-airways-implements-new-ticketing-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/kuwait-airways-implements-new-ticketing-system#comments IT & Distribution Daily News Fri, 19 May 2017 17:47:00 +0000 248191 at http://atwonline.com <p>Kuwait Airways Boeing 777-300ER</p> Alan Dron US lawmakers discuss different ATC options http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/us-lawmakers-discuss-different-atc-options <div class="node-body article-body">The conflict over management of the US air traffic control (ATC) system is back in full swing. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee chairman Rep. Bill Shuster (R-Pennsylvania) is trying to consolidate support for his plan to put an independent not-for-profit corporation in charge of ATC, paid for by user fees. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/us-lawmakers-discuss-different-atc-options" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/us-lawmakers-discuss-different-atc-options#comments Air Traffic Management Daily News ATW Plus Fri, 19 May 2017 17:03:00 +0000 248181 at http://atwonline.com Dan Hockensmith