ATWOnline http://atwonline.com/rss.xml en South African court orders CemAir AOC reinstated http://atwonline.com/airlines/south-african-court-orders-cemair-aoc-reinstated <div class="node-body article-body">Regional carrier CemAir, grounded Dec. 13 by the South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) for alleged operational violations, won a court battle Dec. 18 to have its air operator’s certificate (AOC) restored.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/south-african-court-orders-cemair-aoc-reinstated" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/south-african-court-orders-cemair-aoc-reinstated#comments Airlines Daily News Tue, 18 Dec 2018 21:09:00 +0000 301831 at http://atwonline.com United Airlines JV takes stake in ExpressJet after SkyWest sell-off http://atwonline.com/airlines/united-airlines-jv-takes-stake-expressjet-after-skywest-sell <div class="node-body article-body">ManaAir, a new regional airline operation partially owned by United Airlines, has agreed to purchase ExpressJet, setting the mainline carrier up with a purpose-built exclusive partner that it can use to support its hub-feeding growth strategy.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/united-airlines-jv-takes-stake-expressjet-after-skywest-sell" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/united-airlines-jv-takes-stake-expressjet-after-skywest-sell#comments Airlines Daily News Tue, 18 Dec 2018 20:57:00 +0000 301821 at http://atwonline.com United Airlines Poll Question: Should DOT approve a joint immunized alliance for Delta, Air France and Virgin Atlantic? http://atwonline.com/poll/12182018 <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/12182018" accept-charset="UTF-8" method="post" id="advpoll-voting-binary-form-0" class="advpoll-vote"> <div><div class="poll"> <div 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<input type="hidden" name="form_build_id" id="form-yqw7vEdcmGV1H-fYupHuqggKTuc5Oqifsk0MzwKfgak" value="form-yqw7vEdcmGV1H-fYupHuqggKTuc5Oqifsk0MzwKfgak" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_id" id="edit-advpoll-voting-binary-form" value="advpoll_voting_binary_form" /> </div> </div></form> http://atwonline.com/poll/12182018#comments Regulation Tue, 18 Dec 2018 20:45:04 +0000 301811 at http://atwonline.com JetBlue asks DOT to review Delta JV competition concerns http://atwonline.com/regulation/jetblue-asks-dot-review-delta-jv-competition-concerns <div class="node-body article-body">New York-based JetBlue Airways has renewed its call for the US Department of Transportation (DOT) to review concerns that a proposed combination of transatlantic joint ventures (JV) between Delta Air Lines, Virgin Atlantic and Air France-KLM could negatively affect competition and slot allocation at London Heathrow Airport (LHR).</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/regulation/jetblue-asks-dot-review-delta-jv-competition-concerns" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/regulation/jetblue-asks-dot-review-delta-jv-competition-concerns#comments Open Skies Regulation Daily News Tue, 18 Dec 2018 20:31:00 +0000 301801 at http://atwonline.com <p>JetBlue Airbus A321</p> Rob Finlayson Airline Routes-Dec. 18, 2018 http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/airline-routes-dec-18-2018 <div class="node-body article-body">Airline Routes-Dec. 18, 2018</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/airline-routes-dec-18-2018" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/airline-routes-dec-18-2018#comments Daily News Airports & Routes Tue, 18 Dec 2018 19:49:00 +0000 301791 at http://atwonline.com Europe to test safety of UAVs, aircraft sharing low-altitude airspace http://atwonline.com/safety/europe-test-safety-uavs-aircraft-sharing-low-altitude-airspace <div class="node-body article-body">The European Safedrone project will mount flight demonstrations of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and aircraft sharing low-altitude airspace in Spain.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/europe-test-safety-uavs-aircraft-sharing-low-altitude-airspace" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/europe-test-safety-uavs-aircraft-sharing-low-altitude-airspace#comments Air Traffic Management Daily News Safety Tue, 18 Dec 2018 19:14:00 +0000 301781 at http://atwonline.com Indigo Partners may invest up to $75 million in WOW Air http://atwonline.com/airlines/indigo-partners-may-invest-75-million-wow-air <div class="node-body article-body">Indigo Partners, the US-based private equity firm that specializes in ultra-LCCs, is looking to invest up to $75 million in Icelandic carrier WOW Air.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/indigo-partners-may-invest-75-million-wow-air" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/indigo-partners-may-invest-75-million-wow-air#comments Airlines Daily News Tue, 18 Dec 2018 19:06:00 +0000 301771 at http://atwonline.com <p>WOW Air A321</p> Joe Pries Air Italy to begin flights to Toronto, Chicago in 2019 http://atwonline.com/open-skies/air-italy-begin-flights-toronto-chicago-2019 <div class="node-body article-body">Newly rebranded Air Italy has announced new routes to Toronto and Chicago, bringing to six the number of North American destinations the carrier will fly to from Milan Malpensa Airport. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/air-italy-begin-flights-toronto-chicago-2019" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/air-italy-begin-flights-toronto-chicago-2019#comments Open Skies Daily News Tue, 18 Dec 2018 17:45:00 +0000 301761 at http://atwonline.com <p>Air Italy A330-200</p> Air Italy British Airways resumes flights to Islamabad, Pakistan http://atwonline.com/security/british-airways-resumes-flights-islamabad-pakistan <div class="node-body article-body">British Airways will resume nonstop flights to Islamabad, Pakistan next year, more than a decade after withdrawing the route because of security concerns.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/security/british-airways-resumes-flights-islamabad-pakistan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/security/british-airways-resumes-flights-islamabad-pakistan#comments Daily News Security Airports & Routes Tue, 18 Dec 2018 17:16:00 +0000 301751 at http://atwonline.com <p>British Airways Boeing 787-9</p> Rob Finlayson Aer Lingus to bring back short-haul premium service with A321neo LR http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/aer-lingus-bring-back-short-haul-premium-service-a321neo-lr <div class="node-body article-body">Aer Lingus will re-enter the short-haul, business-class market when the Ireland flag carrier begins operating the long-range Airbus A321LR next summer.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/aer-lingus-bring-back-short-haul-premium-service-a321neo-lr" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/aer-lingus-bring-back-short-haul-premium-service-a321neo-lr#comments Airframes Daily News Airports & Routes Tue, 18 Dec 2018 17:03:00 +0000 301741 at http://atwonline.com <p>Rendering of A321neo LR in Air Lease Corp. livery</p> Airbus London Luton Airport names new CEO http://atwonline.com/people/london-luton-airport-names-new-ceo <div class="node-body article-body">London Luton Airport has promoted planning and investment director Alberto Martin to the role of CEO, replacing Nick Barton who is stepping down to take up another role in 2019.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/people/london-luton-airport-names-new-ceo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/people/london-luton-airport-names-new-ceo#comments Daily News People Airports & Routes Tue, 18 Dec 2018 15:26:00 +0000 301731 at http://atwonline.com <p>London Luton Airport CEO Alberto Martin</p> London Luton Airport Canadian crash investigators seek anti-ice improvements http://atwonline.com/safety/canadian-crash-investigators-seek-anti-ice-improvements <div class="node-body article-body">Pilots in northern Canada frequently take off with ice-contaminated wings, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) has found.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/canadian-crash-investigators-seek-anti-ice-improvements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/canadian-crash-investigators-seek-anti-ice-improvements#comments Daily News Safety Tue, 18 Dec 2018 15:20:00 +0000 301721 at http://atwonline.com Wizz Air increases capacity at London Luton Airport http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/wizz-air-increases-capacity-london-luton-airport <div class="node-body article-body">Central European ULCC Wizz Air plans further expansion at London Luton Airport as the UK capital’s air travel market shows few signs of being affected by the continuing uncertainty over the country’s rapidly approaching exit from the European Union (EU) (Brexit).</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/wizz-air-increases-capacity-london-luton-airport" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/wizz-air-increases-capacity-london-luton-airport#comments Daily News Airports & Routes Tue, 18 Dec 2018 15:07:00 +0000 301711 at http://atwonline.com <p>Wizz Air A321</p> Wizz Air Bankrupt airberlin administrator seeks billions in damages from Etihad http://atwonline.com/airlines/bankrupt-airberlin-administrator-seeks-billions-damages-etihad <div class="node-body article-body">Bankrupt German carrier airberlin’s administrator is seeking damages of up to €2 billion ($2.28 billion) from former majority shareholder Etihad Airways.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/bankrupt-airberlin-administrator-seeks-billions-damages-etihad" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/bankrupt-airberlin-administrator-seeks-billions-damages-etihad#comments Airlines Daily News Tue, 18 Dec 2018 14:39:00 +0000 301701 at http://atwonline.com <p>Etihad Airways Boeing 777-300ER</p> Rob Finlayson Boeing to pay $4.2 billion for Embraer commercial business http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/boeing-pay-42-billion-embraer-commercial-business <div class="node-body article-body">Boeing and Embraer have hammered out terms of their proposed commercial business merger, including a Brazil-based management that reports to Boeing chairman, CEO and president Dennis Muilenburg, as well as for a joint venture (JV) to make and sell the medium-lift KC-390 military transport aircraft.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/boeing-pay-42-billion-embraer-commercial-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/boeing-pay-42-billion-embraer-commercial-business#comments Daily News Manufacturers Mon, 17 Dec 2018 22:06:00 +0000 301691 at http://atwonline.com MRO briefs-Dec. 17, 2018 http://atwonline.com/mro/mro-briefs-dec-17-2018 <div class="node-body article-body">MRO briefs-Dec. 17, 2018</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/mro/mro-briefs-dec-17-2018" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/mro/mro-briefs-dec-17-2018#comments Daily News MRO Mon, 17 Dec 2018 21:14:00 +0000 301681 at http://atwonline.com Greybull Capital puts Monarch Aircraft Engineering up for sale http://atwonline.com/mro/greybull-capital-puts-monarch-aircraft-engineering-sale <div class="node-body article-body">UK-based Monarch Aircraft Engineering (MAEL) has been put up for sale by private equity group owners Greybull Capital and its board of directors, the company confirmed Dec. 14.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/mro/greybull-capital-puts-monarch-aircraft-engineering-sale" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/mro/greybull-capital-puts-monarch-aircraft-engineering-sale#comments Daily News MRO Mon, 17 Dec 2018 21:06:00 +0000 301671 at http://atwonline.com Air Europa to move to all-Boeing fleet; phase out E195s from 2021 http://atwonline.com/airframes/air-europa-move-all-boeing-fleet-phase-out-e195s-2021 <div class="node-body article-body">Spain’s Air Europa will begin phasing out its Embraer E195 aircraft in 2021 as part of a strategy to transition to an all-Boeing fleet by 2023.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airframes/air-europa-move-all-boeing-fleet-phase-out-e195s-2021" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airframes/air-europa-move-all-boeing-fleet-phase-out-e195s-2021#comments Airframes Daily News Mon, 17 Dec 2018 20:50:00 +0000 301661 at http://atwonline.com <p>Air Europa Boeing 737-800</p> Rob Finlayson Virgin Atlantic to seek injunction against pilots over strike action http://atwonline.com/labor/virgin-atlantic-seek-injunction-against-pilots-over-strike-action <div class="node-body article-body">UK-based long-haul specialist Virgin Atlantic plans to seek a legal injunction against members of its pilot workforce taking strike action over Christmas.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/labor/virgin-atlantic-seek-injunction-against-pilots-over-strike-action" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/labor/virgin-atlantic-seek-injunction-against-pilots-over-strike-action#comments Daily News Labor Mon, 17 Dec 2018 20:09:00 +0000 301651 at http://atwonline.com <p>Virgin Atlantic Boeing 787-9</p> Rob Finlayson Boeing delivers first 737 MAX completed at Zhoushan, China plant http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/boeing-delivers-first-737-max-completed-zhoushan-china-plant <div class="node-body article-body">A Chinese Boeing 737 completion center built by the US manufacturer and the Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China (COMAC) handed over its first aircraft Dec. 15, less than two years after construction began at the site.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/boeing-delivers-first-737-max-completed-zhoushan-china-plant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/boeing-delivers-first-737-max-completed-zhoushan-china-plant#comments Daily News Manufacturers Mon, 17 Dec 2018 19:23:00 +0000 301641 at http://atwonline.com <p>Boeing delivered&nbsp;737-8 MAX to Air China on Dec. 15, the first&nbsp;from the&nbsp;new 737 Completion and Delivery Center in&nbsp;Zhoushan,&nbsp;China.</p> Boeing/Facebook UK eyes greater liberalization of air traffic rights, airspace modernization http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/uk-eyes-greater-liberalization-air-traffic-rights-airspace-modernization <div class="node-body article-body">The British government is looking to pursue greater liberalization of air traffic rights and modernize what it calls “obsolete restrictions on airline ownership” in a bid to open competition for UK and international air routes.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/uk-eyes-greater-liberalization-air-traffic-rights-airspace-modernization" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/uk-eyes-greater-liberalization-air-traffic-rights-airspace-modernization#comments Air Traffic Management Government Affairs Daily News Mon, 17 Dec 2018 18:52:00 +0000 301631 at http://atwonline.com Fastjet secures new funding, suspends Tanzania services http://atwonline.com/airlines/fastjet-secures-new-funding-suspends-tanzania-services <div class="node-body article-body">African LCC fastjet has secured a major financial boost that should ensure the continuation of its services.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/fastjet-secures-new-funding-suspends-tanzania-services" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/fastjet-secures-new-funding-suspends-tanzania-services#comments Airlines Daily News Airports & Routes Mon, 17 Dec 2018 18:05:00 +0000 301621 at http://atwonline.com Gallery: Exclusive photos of Air Astana's E190 E2 in 'snow leopard' livery http://atwonline.com/airframes/gallery-exclusive-photos-air-astanas-e190-e2-snow-leopard-livery <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, &quot;Times New Roman&quot;, serif; font-size: 15px;">Kazakhstan carrier Air Astana officially<a href="http://atwonline.com/aircraft-orders-deliveries/air-astana-unveils-leased-embraer-snow-leopard-e190-e2"> unveiled</a> its first of&nbsp;</span><a href="http://atwonline.com/airline-traffic/air-astana-1h-traffic-12-leases-five-e190-e2-jets" style="color: rgb(14, 95, 139); font-family: Georgia, Times, &quot;Times New Roman&quot;, serif; font-size: 15px;">five leased Embraer E190-E2s</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font</p></div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airframes/gallery-exclusive-photos-air-astanas-e190-e2-snow-leopard-livery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airframes/gallery-exclusive-photos-air-astanas-e190-e2-snow-leopard-livery#comments Airframes Mon, 17 Dec 2018 17:19:00 +0000 301611 at http://atwonline.com Air Astana LCC FlyArystan prepares for 2019 launch http://atwonline.com/airlines/air-astana-lcc-flyarystan-prepares-2019-launch <div class="node-body article-body">Air Astana’s new LCC FlyArystan aims to begin commercial operations by June 2019 and hopes to fill the region’s untapped LCC market.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/air-astana-lcc-flyarystan-prepares-2019-launch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/air-astana-lcc-flyarystan-prepares-2019-launch#comments Airframes Airlines Daily News Mon, 17 Dec 2018 16:24:00 +0000 301601 at http://atwonline.com Peach Aviation to take over Vanilla Air’s routes in 2019 http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/peach-aviation-take-over-vanilla-air-s-routes-2019 <div class="node-body article-body">Japanese LCC Peach Aviation will prepare for its merger with sister carrier Vanilla Air by taking over Vanilla’s routes next year.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/peach-aviation-take-over-vanilla-air-s-routes-2019" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/peach-aviation-take-over-vanilla-air-s-routes-2019#comments Daily News Airports & Routes Mon, 17 Dec 2018 15:54:00 +0000 301591 at http://atwonline.com <p>Peach Aviation A320</p> Rob Finlayson UK, Switzerland sign post-Brexit bilateral air services agreement http://atwonline.com/open-skies/uk-switzerland-sign-post-brexit-bilateral-air-services-agreement <div class="node-body article-body">UK and Swiss authorities have signed a new bilateral air services agreement to ensure the continuation of flights between the two countries post-Brexit.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/uk-switzerland-sign-post-brexit-bilateral-air-services-agreement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/uk-switzerland-sign-post-brexit-bilateral-air-services-agreement#comments Government Affairs Open Skies Daily News Mon, 17 Dec 2018 14:54:00 +0000 301581 at http://atwonline.com Former FAA official returns as FAA’s administrator for airports http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/former-faa-official-returns-faa-s-administrator-airports <div class="node-body article-body">FAA acting administrator Dan Elwell has appointed former FAA official D. Kirk Shaffer to serve as FAA associate administrator-airports, effective Dec. 17.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/former-faa-official-returns-faa-s-administrator-airports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/former-faa-official-returns-faa-s-administrator-airports#comments Aeropolitics Daily News Airports & Routes Mon, 17 Dec 2018 14:33:00 +0000 301571 at http://atwonline.com Delta gives conservative guidance for 2019 despite strong trends http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/delta-gives-conservative-guidance-2019-despite-strong-trends <div class="node-body article-body">Conservative 2019 guidance from Delta Air Lines, despite strong macro trends and solid fourth-quarter momentum, suggests the Atlanta-based airline—not content with leading its peers—is paying even closer attention to Wall Street.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/delta-gives-conservative-guidance-2019-despite-strong-trends" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/delta-gives-conservative-guidance-2019-despite-strong-trends#comments Daily News Airline Financials Mon, 17 Dec 2018 14:28:00 +0000 301561 at http://atwonline.com <p>Delta Air Lines A330-300</p> Rob Finlayson IATA: Local issues in Latin America hinder air travel growth http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/iata-local-issues-latin-america-hinder-air-travel-growth <div class="node-body article-body">The Latin America-Caribbean region is clearly seeing growth but is hamstrung by insufficient infrastructure and air traffic management, excessive costs and taxation.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/iata-local-issues-latin-america-hinder-air-travel-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/iata-local-issues-latin-america-hinder-air-travel-growth#comments Daily News ATW On-Location Airline Financials Fri, 14 Dec 2018 18:08:00 +0000 301551 at http://atwonline.com Airlines criticize efficiency ranking report http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/airlines-criticize-efficiency-ranking-report <div class="node-body article-body">The decoupling of air traffic growth from rising carbon dioxide emissions is not happening fast enough and no airline has achieved the highest category for efficiency, according to a new report from a German environmental NGO.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/airlines-criticize-efficiency-ranking-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/airlines-criticize-efficiency-ranking-report#comments Eco-Aviation Daily News Fri, 14 Dec 2018 18:01:00 +0000 301541 at http://atwonline.com