ATWOnline http://atwonline.com/rss.xml en Cobalt Air suspends operations after last-minute investor drops out http://atwonline.com/airlines/cobalt-air-suspends-operations-after-last-minute-investor-drops-out <div class="node-body article-body">Cypriot carrier Cobalt Air collapsed after its 49% Chinese shareholder pulled out and a replacement investor failed to come through with the necessary money.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/cobalt-air-suspends-operations-after-last-minute-investor-drops-out" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/cobalt-air-suspends-operations-after-last-minute-investor-drops-out#comments Airlines Daily News Thu, 18 Oct 2018 17:17:00 +0000 296471 at http://atwonline.com AAPA: Air fares not keeping pace with fuel prices http://atwonline.com/airlines/aapa-air-fares-not-keeping-pace-fuel-prices <div class="node-body article-body">While demand remains strong for Asia-Pacific airlines, yield improvement still lags behind fuel price rises, according to the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) director general Andrew Herdman.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/aapa-air-fares-not-keeping-pace-fuel-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/aapa-air-fares-not-keeping-pace-fuel-prices#comments Airlines Daily News ATW On-Location Thu, 18 Oct 2018 16:56:00 +0000 296461 at http://atwonline.com Asia-Pacific airlines assemble in Korea to discuss key issues http://atwonline.com/airlines/asia-pacific-airlines-assemble-korea-discuss-key-issues <div class="node-body article-body">The Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) director general Andrew Herdman said one key area AAPA members must discuss at this week’s 62nd Assembly of Presidents in Jeju, Korea is the handling of mass service disruptions, along with passenger rights legislations, as the region faces increased natural events such as Typhoon Jebi and the Hokkaido earthquake in Japan.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/asia-pacific-airlines-assemble-korea-discuss-key-issues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/asia-pacific-airlines-assemble-korea-discuss-key-issues#comments Airlines Daily News ATW On-Location Thu, 18 Oct 2018 15:57:00 +0000 296451 at http://atwonline.com AAPA/Twitter Turkish Technic grows third-party MRO business http://atwonline.com/mro/turkish-technic-grows-third-party-mro-business <div class="node-body article-body">Turkish Technic has grown its third-party maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) to 25% of its total revenue, up from 15% two years ago, through more efficient use of its existing facilities.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/mro/turkish-technic-grows-third-party-mro-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/mro/turkish-technic-grows-third-party-mro-business#comments Daily News MRO ATW On-Location Thu, 18 Oct 2018 15:15:00 +0000 296441 at http://atwonline.com Turkish Technic/Facebook Interview: US Sen. Markey details airline consumer rules plan http://atwonline.com/aeropolitics/interview-us-sen-markey-details-airline-consumer-rules-plan <div class="node-body article-body">US Senator Ed Markey (D-Massachusetts) is a member of the Aviation Subcommittee of the Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, and a leading critic of the US airline industry. In this exclusive interview, ATW asked him about his attempts to re-regulate the industry, and how he plans to move forward following the passage of the FAA Reauthorization Act. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/aeropolitics/interview-us-sen-markey-details-airline-consumer-rules-plan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/aeropolitics/interview-us-sen-markey-details-airline-consumer-rules-plan#comments Aeropolitics Daily News ATW Plus Thu, 18 Oct 2018 15:00:00 +0000 296431 at http://atwonline.com <p>US Senator Ed Markey&nbsp;</p> Sen. Markey website AvWeek Forecast: World MRO market will be $862 billion in next decade http://atwonline.com/mro/avweek-forecast-world-mro-market-will-be-862-billion-next-decade <div class="node-body article-body">A newly released Aviation Week Intelligence Network 2019 Commercial Fleet and MRO Forecast, shows that the commercial air transport fleet, for which growth is underpinned by multiple macro-economic trends, will experience growth of 2.8% on deliveries of nearly 23,200 turbofan- and turboprop-powered aircraft over the coming decade. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/mro/avweek-forecast-world-mro-market-will-be-862-billion-next-decade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/mro/avweek-forecast-world-mro-market-will-be-862-billion-next-decade#comments Daily News MRO Thu, 18 Oct 2018 14:41:00 +0000 296421 at http://atwonline.com Wi-Fi connectivity heading into ‘highly volatile’ times http://atwonline.com/ife/wi-fi-connectivity-heading-highly-volatile-times <div class="node-body article-body">US-based connectivity specialist Air Informatics president & managing director Bruce Jackson believes that airline Wi-Fi connectivity is facing two to three years of volatility.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/ife/wi-fi-connectivity-heading-highly-volatile-times" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/ife/wi-fi-connectivity-heading-highly-volatile-times#comments IFE Daily News ATW On-Location Thu, 18 Oct 2018 14:37:00 +0000 296411 at http://atwonline.com Lilium electric VTOL air-taxi service targets launch before 2025 http://atwonline.com/technology/lilium-electric-vtol-air-taxi-service-targets-launch-2025 <div class="node-body article-body">On-demand electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) air-taxi service Lilium is expecting to launch “much sooner” than its 2025 estimate and is scouting out possible downtown locations to start the service.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/technology/lilium-electric-vtol-air-taxi-service-targets-launch-2025" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/technology/lilium-electric-vtol-air-taxi-service-targets-launch-2025#comments Daily News ATW On-Location Technology Thu, 18 Oct 2018 14:30:00 +0000 296401 at http://atwonline.com <p>Rendering of Lilium rooftop landing pad</p> Lilium UK CAA plans for ‘hard Brexit’ http://atwonline.com/aeropolitics/uk-caa-plans-hard-brexit <div class="node-body article-body">The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) wants to stay within the EASA system after the UK exits the European Union (Brexit) next year, but given that the UK government has not determined how it will exit, the CAA is preparing for a hard Brexit, a scenario where no mutually beneficial deal is reached.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/aeropolitics/uk-caa-plans-hard-brexit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/aeropolitics/uk-caa-plans-hard-brexit#comments Aeropolitics Daily News ATW On-Location Thu, 18 Oct 2018 14:19:00 +0000 296391 at http://atwonline.com ALPA board elects new president, national officers http://atwonline.com/labor/alpa-board-elects-new-president-national-officers <div class="node-body article-body">The Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) has elected Joe DePete, a FedEx Express pilot and the union’s first VP and national safety coordinator, to serve as its 11th president. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/labor/alpa-board-elects-new-president-national-officers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/labor/alpa-board-elects-new-president-national-officers#comments Labor Daily News Thu, 18 Oct 2018 14:10:00 +0000 296381 at http://atwonline.com Aeromexico posts 3Q net loss on currency depreciation, high fuel prices http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/aeromexico-posts-3q-net-loss-currency-depreciation-high-fuel-prices <div class="node-body article-body">Aeromexico reported a MXP617 million ($32.9 million) net loss for the third quarter of 2018, reversed from a MXP344 million net profit in the year-ago quarter.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/aeromexico-posts-3q-net-loss-currency-depreciation-high-fuel-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/aeromexico-posts-3q-net-loss-currency-depreciation-high-fuel-prices#comments Airline Financials Daily News Thu, 18 Oct 2018 13:53:00 +0000 296371 at http://atwonline.com <p>Aeromexico Boeing 737 MAX</p> Aeromexico Singapore and Peru sign liberalized aviation agreement http://atwonline.com/aeropolitics/singapore-and-peru-sign-liberalized-aviation-agreement <div class="node-body article-body">Singapore has signed an Open Skies agreement with Peru, allowing their airlines to fly any number of passenger and cargo services between both countries as well as beyond to any third country, with no restrictions on capacity, frequency, aircraft type or routing.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/aeropolitics/singapore-and-peru-sign-liberalized-aviation-agreement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/aeropolitics/singapore-and-peru-sign-liberalized-aviation-agreement#comments Aeropolitics Daily News Thu, 18 Oct 2018 03:06:00 +0000 296361 at http://atwonline.com Air New Zealand inks autonomous air taxi partnership http://atwonline.com/airlines/air-new-zealand-inks-autonomous-air-taxi-partnership <div class="node-body article-body">Air New Zealand aims to help develop the autonomous air taxi concept by partnering with Zephyr Airworks—a company testing such an aircraft in New Zealand.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/air-new-zealand-inks-autonomous-air-taxi-partnership" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/air-new-zealand-inks-autonomous-air-taxi-partnership#comments Airlines Daily News Wed, 17 Oct 2018 19:28:00 +0000 296341 at http://atwonline.com <p>Air New Zealand Airbus A320</p> Rob Finlayson Scotland’s Loganair to increase jet fleet http://atwonline.com/airframes/scotland-s-loganair-increase-jet-fleet <div class="node-body article-body">Scottish regional carrier Loganair plans to increase the use of jets in coming years, as existing turboprop aircraft are retired.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airframes/scotland-s-loganair-increase-jet-fleet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airframes/scotland-s-loganair-increase-jet-fleet#comments Airframes Daily News Wed, 17 Oct 2018 19:08:00 +0000 296331 at http://atwonline.com Loganair/Facebook Lessors hail progress on digitalized aircraft records http://atwonline.com/mro/lessors-hail-progress-digitalized-aircraft-records <div class="node-body article-body">Lessors AerCap, GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) and IBA Group are seeing concrete advances in the acceptance of digital aircraft records, which is one of several factors hampering smooth aircraft-lease transitions.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/mro/lessors-hail-progress-digitalized-aircraft-records" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/mro/lessors-hail-progress-digitalized-aircraft-records#comments Daily News MRO ATW On-Location Wed, 17 Oct 2018 18:59:00 +0000 296321 at http://atwonline.com MRO Briefs-Oct. 17, 2018 http://atwonline.com/mro/mro-briefs-oct-17-2018 <div class="node-body article-body">MRO Briefs-Oct. 17, 2018</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/mro/mro-briefs-oct-17-2018" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/mro/mro-briefs-oct-17-2018#comments Daily News MRO Wed, 17 Oct 2018 17:29:00 +0000 296311 at http://atwonline.com OEMs expanding to aftermarket as MRO dynamics change http://atwonline.com/mro/oems-expanding-aftermarket-mro-dynamics-change <div class="node-body article-body">Executives from Airbus, Boeing and Embraer have told delegates at MRO Europe they are responding to customer demand by moving more heavily into the aftermarket, but plenty of competition remains.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/mro/oems-expanding-aftermarket-mro-dynamics-change" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/mro/oems-expanding-aftermarket-mro-dynamics-change#comments Daily News MRO ATW On-Location ATW Plus Wed, 17 Oct 2018 17:18:00 +0000 296301 at http://atwonline.com Yakutia Airline appoints new general director http://atwonline.com/airlines/yakutia-airline-appoints-new-general-director <div class="node-body article-body">Russia’s Yakutia Airlines has named Vladimir Gorbunov as new general director, the regional Ministry of Transport said in a statement Oct. 15. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/yakutia-airline-appoints-new-general-director" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/yakutia-airline-appoints-new-general-director#comments Airlines Daily News Wed, 17 Oct 2018 17:01:00 +0000 296291 at http://atwonline.com Austrian court rejects complaints against Vienna Airport’s third runway http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/austrian-court-rejects-complaints-against-vienna-airport-s-third-runway <div class="node-body article-body">Austria’s Constitutional Court has dismissed citizen complaints against Vienna Airport’s third runway and has referred further action to the Administrative Court. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/austrian-court-rejects-complaints-against-vienna-airport-s-third-runway" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/austrian-court-rejects-complaints-against-vienna-airport-s-third-runway#comments Daily News Airports & Routes Wed, 17 Oct 2018 16:03:00 +0000 296281 at http://atwonline.com Vienna Airport Munich Airport third runway may see significant delays http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/munich-airport-third-runway-may-see-significant-delays <div class="node-body article-body">Germany’s Munich Airport will likely see a significant delay—if not an outright stop—of plans to build a third runway following regional elections in Bavaria Oct. 14.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/munich-airport-third-runway-may-see-significant-delays" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/munich-airport-third-runway-may-see-significant-delays#comments Daily News Airports & Routes Wed, 17 Oct 2018 15:50:00 +0000 296271 at http://atwonline.com Norwegian Air Argentina starts domestic 737 operations http://atwonline.com/airlines/norwegian-air-argentina-starts-domestic-737-operations <div class="node-body article-body">Norwegian Air Argentina began domestic cabotage operations Oct. 16, with a Boeing 737-800 flight from Buenos Aires’s Aeroparque Jorge Newbery Airport to Cordoba’s Ingeniero Ambrosio Taravella International Airport. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/norwegian-air-argentina-starts-domestic-737-operations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/norwegian-air-argentina-starts-domestic-737-operations#comments Airlines Daily News Airports & Routes ATW Plus Wed, 17 Oct 2018 14:17:00 +0000 296261 at http://atwonline.com <p>Norwegian Boeing 737-800</p> Rob Finlayson United 3Q net income up 29% on increased hub-flow traffic http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/united-3q-net-income-29-increased-hub-flow-traffic <div class="node-body article-body">United Airlines rode a double-digit revenue increase and declining non-fuel unit costs to deliver a third-quarter (3Q) net income of $836 million, a 29% year-over-year (YOY) improvement.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/united-3q-net-income-29-increased-hub-flow-traffic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/united-3q-net-income-29-increased-hub-flow-traffic#comments Airline Financials Daily News ATW Plus Wed, 17 Oct 2018 13:49:00 +0000 296251 at http://atwonline.com <p>United Airlines Boeing 777-300ER</p> Rob Finlayson Aircraft maintenance inspections by drones to be typical by 2020 http://atwonline.com/mro/aircraft-maintenance-inspections-drones-be-typical-2020 <div class="node-body article-body">Christian Suttner, the co-founder and managing partner of startup incubator Starburst, has predicted that drone-based aircraft maintenance inspections will go mainstream by 2020.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/mro/aircraft-maintenance-inspections-drones-be-typical-2020" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/mro/aircraft-maintenance-inspections-drones-be-typical-2020#comments Daily News MRO ATW On-Location Tue, 16 Oct 2018 19:58:00 +0000 296241 at http://atwonline.com TAP Express CEO: Aviation innovation too slow, expensive http://atwonline.com/technology/tap-express-ceo-aviation-innovation-too-slow-expensive <div class="node-body article-body">TAP Express CEO Valter Fernandes used the podium at MRO Europe in Amsterdam to call for action on long aviation lead times, saying the industry has lost its edge because innovation is too slow and expensive.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/technology/tap-express-ceo-aviation-innovation-too-slow-expensive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/technology/tap-express-ceo-aviation-innovation-too-slow-expensive#comments Daily News MRO ATW On-Location Technology Tue, 16 Oct 2018 19:53:00 +0000 296231 at http://atwonline.com MRO Briefs-Oct. 16, 2018 http://atwonline.com/mro/mro-briefs-oct-16-2018 <div class="node-body article-body">MRO Briefs-Oct. 16, 2018</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/mro/mro-briefs-oct-16-2018" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/mro/mro-briefs-oct-16-2018#comments Daily News MRO Tue, 16 Oct 2018 17:32:00 +0000 296221 at http://atwonline.com TSA unveils 8-year biometrics roadmap plan http://atwonline.com/security/tsa-unveils-8-year-biometrics-roadmap-plan <div class="node-body article-body">The US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has released an eight-year plan to incorporate biometric technology, including facial recognition and fingerprints at airports across the country. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/security/tsa-unveils-8-year-biometrics-roadmap-plan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/security/tsa-unveils-8-year-biometrics-roadmap-plan#comments Security Daily News ATW Plus Tue, 16 Oct 2018 17:16:00 +0000 296211 at http://atwonline.com Poll Question: What’s the best thing an airline can offer the economy passenger on a flight longer than 18 hours? http://atwonline.com/poll/10162018 <div class="node-body advpoll_binary-body"><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/atwonline.com/files/uploads/2018/09/18/Poll-question-art-bubble-people.jpg" style="width: 200px; height: 150px;" /></p> </div><form action="/poll/10162018" 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-6631-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-6631"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-6631" name="choice" value="6631" class="form-radio" /> Excellent inflight entertainment</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-6641-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-6641"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-6641" name="choice" value="6641" class="form-radio" /> Working Wi-Fi</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-6651-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-6651"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-6651" name="choice" value="6651" class="form-radio" /> Good meals</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-6661-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-6661"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-6661" name="choice" value="6661" class="form-radio" /> Friendly cabin crew</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-6671-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-6671"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-6671" name="choice" value="6671" class="form-radio" /> Ice cream & snacks</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-6681-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-6681"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-6681" name="choice" value="6681" class="form-radio" /> Free alcohol</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-6691-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-6691"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-6691" name="choice" value="6691" class="form-radio" /> An extra pillow</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="296201" 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-1nmK9koNy9b-YFffjUUx8qiyZ-SIKkF1rKHPZr-ICyE" value="form-1nmK9koNy9b-YFffjUUx8qiyZ-SIKkF1rKHPZr-ICyE" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_id" id="edit-advpoll-voting-binary-form" value="advpoll_voting_binary_form" /> </div> </div></form> http://atwonline.com/poll/10162018#comments Cabin Interiors & Connectivity Tue, 16 Oct 2018 17:14:14 +0000 296201 at http://atwonline.com New startup Genghis Khan Airlines formally signs for ARJ21s http://atwonline.com/aircraft-orders-deliveries/new-startup-genghis-khan-airlines-formally-signs-arj21s <div class="node-body article-body">New Chinese regional carrier Genghis Khan Airlines has formally signed a contract with the Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China (COMAC) for ARJ21 regional jets, confirming plans to begin flying early next year.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/aircraft-orders-deliveries/new-startup-genghis-khan-airlines-formally-signs-arj21s" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/aircraft-orders-deliveries/new-startup-genghis-khan-airlines-formally-signs-arj21s#comments Aircraft Orders & Deliveries Daily News Tue, 16 Oct 2018 16:58:00 +0000 296191 at http://atwonline.com <p>ARJ21 being prepared for delivery to Genghis Khan Airlines</p> COMAC London’s Gatwick airport to unveil development plans http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/london-s-gatwick-airport-unveil-development-plans <div class="node-body article-body">London Gatwick Airport on Oct. 18 will unveil future development plans over the next decade, with widespread expectation that it will make greater use of its main taxiway as a second runway.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/london-s-gatwick-airport-unveil-development-plans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/london-s-gatwick-airport-unveil-development-plans#comments Daily News Airports & Routes Tue, 16 Oct 2018 16:05:00 +0000 296181 at http://atwonline.com Juneyao Airlines takes first 787; to launch long-haul flights in 2019 http://atwonline.com/aircraft-orders-deliveries/juneyao-airlines-takes-first-787-launch-long-haul-flights-2019 <div class="node-body article-body">China’s Juneyao Airlines has taken delivery of the first of five Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/aircraft-orders-deliveries/juneyao-airlines-takes-first-787-launch-long-haul-flights-2019" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/aircraft-orders-deliveries/juneyao-airlines-takes-first-787-launch-long-haul-flights-2019#comments Aircraft Orders & Deliveries Daily News Airports & Routes Tue, 16 Oct 2018 15:40:00 +0000 296171 at http://atwonline.com <p>Juneyao Airline&rsquo;s new 787-9 in the Chinese Peony livery</p> Boeing