ATWOnline en Trends - April 2018 <div class="node-body datasheet-body">Airport traffic 2018, Aircraft values; Airline traffic 2018; Airbus & Boeing Deliveries Jan.-Feb. 2018; Airbus & Boeing Orders Jan.-Feb. 2018; 2017 Airline & Lessor Financial Full-Year Results </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ATW Magazine Data & Financials ATW Plus Sun, 01 Apr 2018 18:38:00 +0000 276331 at ANA to boost air cargo fleet, orders two 777Fs <div class="node-body article-body">Seeking to build on its fleet of Boeing 767-300 freighters, All Nippon Airways (ANA) has finalized an order for two 777Fs, which the carrier plans to fly on international routes, focusing on Asia, China and North America. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aircraft Orders & Deliveries Airframes Daily News Fri, 23 Mar 2018 19:23:00 +0000 276691 at London Luton aims for quieter summer nights <div class="node-body article-body">London Luton Airport will clamp down on excessive noise late at night over the peak summer period, after it breached its night-time noise contour limits.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News Airports & Routes Fri, 23 Mar 2018 18:20:00 +0000 276681 at Qatar Airways could help Air Italy challenge Alitalia <div class="node-body article-body">Rebranding and major operational makeover of former Meridiana will see it more than quadruple in size over the next four years.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines ATW Plus Fri, 23 Mar 2018 18:11:00 +0000 276501 at <p>Announcing the creation of Air Italy in Milan, Italy, Feb. 19 (from left)&nbsp;Sultan Allana of Air Italy&rsquo;s 51% shareholder Alisarda;&nbsp;Marco Rigotti, chairman of Alisarda and AQA Holding, the new parent company of Air Italy;&nbsp;Akbar Al Baker, Qatar Airways Group CEO; and&nbsp;Francesco Violante, Air Italy chairman.&nbsp;</p> Atlanta airport shuts down Wi-Fi after cyberattack on city government <div class="node-body article-body">Following a March 22 cyberattack on the City of Atlanta government, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) has temporarily shut down its Wi-Fi system, leaving the airport’s approximately 275,000 daily passengers and 63,000 employees scrambling for internet connectivity. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> IFE Daily News Airports & Routes Fri, 23 Mar 2018 17:58:00 +0000 276671 at Fastjet and LAM plan cooperation <div class="node-body article-body">African LCC fastjet and Mozambican national carrier LAM have signed a wide-ranging MOU to explore long-term commercial cooperation.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News Airports & Routes Fri, 23 Mar 2018 17:42:00 +0000 276661 at <p>Fastjet Airbus A319</p> Rob Finlayson Gallery: First Airbus BelugaXL transporter under construction <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>The BelugaXL is the successor of the current generation of Beluga, the BelugaST. The program&nbsp;was launched in November 2014 to address the transport capacity requirements in view of the A350 XWB ramp-up and other aircraft production rate increases. Airbus decided to expand its existing BelugaST fleet with the development and production of five new BelugaXL aircraft, derived from the company&rsquo;s versatile A330 widebody product line.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airframes Fri, 23 Mar 2018 17:13:00 +0000 276651 at FAA forecasts doubling of small model personal UAV fleet by 2022 <div class="node-body article-body">FAA is projecting significant rises in US air passenger and air cargo traffic, as well as a doubling of the hobbyist unmanned aircraft vehicle (UAV) fleet in the next five years, according to its annual Aerospace Forecast for fiscal years 2018-2038.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airline Traffic Daily News Technology Fri, 23 Mar 2018 16:53:00 +0000 276641 at SWISS prepares for A320neo service entry <div class="node-body article-body">Lufthansa Group subsidiary Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) has established an entry-into-service process for its future Airbus A320/321neo fleet.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airframes Daily News ATW Plus Fri, 23 Mar 2018 16:43:00 +0000 276631 at <p>Rendering of A320neo in SWISS livery</p> Airbus LaudaMotion to test Airbus A320 for Ryanair <div class="node-body article-body">Ryanair—which agreed to take a 24.9% stake in Niki Lauda’s new Austrian carrier LaudaMotion—also sees the new airline as a test to see if the Airbus A320 would make sense one day for the all-Boeing Irish LCC.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airframes Airlines Daily News ATW Plus Fri, 23 Mar 2018 16:27:00 +0000 276621 at ANA, Alitalia to partner on codeshare flights <div class="node-body article-body">Japan’s All Nippon Airways (ANA) and Italian flag carrier Alitalia have signed a commercial partnership agreement to offer codeshare flights between Japan and Italy and on domestic routes within the two countries from Oct. 28. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News Airports & Routes Fri, 23 Mar 2018 14:46:00 +0000 276611 at <p>ANA Boeing 787-9</p> Rob Finlayson Boeing won’t appeal Bombardier CSeries ruling <div class="node-body article-body">Boeing has not appealed the US International Trade Commission’s (ITC) rejection of its CSeries price-dumping claims against Bombardier. Boeing confirmed the March 22 deadline to appeal the Jan. 26 vote passed without it filing an appeal.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News Manufacturers Fri, 23 Mar 2018 14:40:00 +0000 276601 at Hainan Airlines reports 6% net profit rise in 2017 as demand increases <div class="node-body article-body">Hainan Airlines reported a net profit of CNY3.3 billion ($507 million) in 2017, up 6% over net income of CNY3.1 billion in 2016. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airline Financials Daily News ATW Plus Fri, 23 Mar 2018 14:12:00 +0000 276591 at <p>Hainan Airlines A330-200</p> Rob Finlayson FAA funding to increase 4% in FY2018 spending bill <div class="node-body article-body">The massive fiscal year (FY) 2018 spending bill the US Congress is attempting to push through this week would increase FAA funding nearly 4% over FY17 figures, including a 13.8% jump in Facilities and Equipment (F&E) spending, where most NextGen air traffic control modernization program spending resides, and a boost in airport grant funding.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Government Affairs Daily News ATW Plus Thu, 22 Mar 2018 20:21:00 +0000 276581 at <p>FAA headquarters in Washington DC</p> ATW file photo Rolls-Royce breaks ground on new Derby testbed facility <div class="node-body article-body">Engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce has started work on its new testbed facility in Derby, UK. The building was announced in June 2017 as part of a wider £150 million ($211 million) investment in UK aerospace facilities. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Engines Daily News Manufacturers Thu, 22 Mar 2018 20:02:00 +0000 276571 at <p>Rendering of Rolls&#39; Royce&#39;s new testbed facility in Derby.</p> Rolls-Royce New terminal opens at Muscat International <div class="node-body article-body">Muscat International Airport has opened its new terminal, a development intended to significantly improve conditions for passengers traveling to and from the Omani capital.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News Airports & Routes Thu, 22 Mar 2018 19:17:00 +0000 276561 at <p>New passenger terminal at Muscat International Airport</p> Oman Air Stobart Group pulls back from attempt to acquire Flybe <div class="node-body article-body">The UK’s Stobart Group has ended talks with UK regional Flybe over a possible acquisition, after Stobart’s board said it had been unable to reach an agreement.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Daily News Thu, 22 Mar 2018 18:47:00 +0000 276551 at <p>Flybe&nbsp;Bombardier Q400</p> Flybe Aircraft Briefs-March 22, 2018 <div class="node-body article-body">Aircraft Briefs-March 22, 2018</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News Aircraft & Engines Thu, 22 Mar 2018 18:20:00 +0000 276541 at Updating the airline cabin experience <div class="node-body article-body">The annual Aircraft Interiors Expo (AIX) in Hamburg showcases new products and trends in cabin design.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aircraft Interiors ATW Plus Thu, 22 Mar 2018 18:11:00 +0000 276481 at <p>The Bombardier CSeries cabin</p> Bombardier Wanted: New pilots for the future <div class="node-body article-body">Training providers and airlines are working to ensure there are sufficient pilots worldwide. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Training ATW Plus Thu, 22 Mar 2018 18:11:00 +0000 276471 at CAE Airbus halfway through A330-900 flight tests; TAP first delivery on track <div class="node-body article-body">Airbus is positioning the A330neo to operate on true long-haul routes such as from the US west coast deep into Asia or from India to the US east coast—segments similar to those on which the larger A350-900/-1000, as well as the Boeing 777 and 787, operate.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airframes Daily News Manufacturers ATW Plus Thu, 22 Mar 2018 18:09:00 +0000 276531 at <p>One of TAP Portugal&rsquo;s initial two A330neos rolls out of the Airbus paint shop in late February.</p> Airbus Boeing optimistic about 777F as air cargo demand increases <div class="node-body article-body">An extended period of sustained demand for global air cargo lift has Boeing optimistic about its freighter product line, including its slow-selling 777F.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airframes Daily News Manufacturers ATW Plus Thu, 22 Mar 2018 17:41:00 +0000 276521 at <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, &quot;Times New Roman&quot;, serif; font-size: 15px;">UPS&rsquo;s recent order included 14 747-8Fs, more than doubling Boeing&rsquo;s 2017 747-8 order book of six aircraft and boosting the backlog to 25.&nbsp;</span></p> Boeing Spohr: Lufthansa may transfer more A380s to Munich <div class="node-body article-body">Lufthansa—which will transfer five of 14 Airbus A380s from its Frankfurt home base to Munich Airport from March 25—may increase the number of Munich-based A380s because of continued quality issues and high costs at Frankfurt Airport.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airbus A380 Daily News Airports & Routes ATW Plus Thu, 22 Mar 2018 16:48:00 +0000 276511 at <p>Lufthansa Airbus A380</p> Rob Finlayson Austrian Airlines cancels 150 flights during union negotiations <div class="node-body article-body">Lufthansa subsidiary Austrian Airlines canceled 150 out of 380 flights, or 40%, on March 22 for continued union negotiations, affecting more than 12,000 passengers. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Labor Daily News Thu, 22 Mar 2018 16:00:00 +0000 276461 at <p>Austrian Airlines Boeing 767-300</p> Kurt Hofmann FedEx sees $1.5 billion benefit from US tax reform <div class="node-body article-body">FedEx Corp. posted an unadjusted $2.1 billion net profit for its fiscal 2018 third quarter, as the Memphis-based package delivery company saw a $1.53 billion benefit following US tax reforms enacted in late 2017. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airline Financials Daily News Thu, 22 Mar 2018 14:08:00 +0000 276451 at FedEx ANA confirms merger plans of LCC subsidiaries Peach, Vanilla <div class="node-body article-body">All Nippon Airways (ANA) has confirmed it will merge its LCC subsidiaries Peach Aviation and Vanilla Air, after boosting its shareholding in Peach.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Daily News ATW Plus Thu, 22 Mar 2018 13:44:00 +0000 276441 at <p>Peach Aviation Airbus A320</p> Joe Pries Aviation Southwest Airlines lowers 1Q RASM guidance <div class="node-body article-body">Southwest Airlines said a combination of factors will keep it from growing first-quarter RASM as much as expected, but the carrier remains confident in its full-year outlook for a unit-revenue uptick.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airline Financials Daily News ATW Plus Wed, 21 Mar 2018 20:37:00 +0000 276421 at <p>Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-800</p> Joe Pries Aviation Thai Lion Air takes first Boeing 737-9 <div class="node-body article-body">Thai Lion Air took delivery of the first Boeing 737-9, setting the stage for the service entry of the second variant of the 737 MAX.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airframes Daily News Wed, 21 Mar 2018 20:20:00 +0000 276411 at <p>Thai Lion Air Boeing 737-9</p> Boeing Video: UATP president & CEO Ralph Kaiser talks about distribution trends <div class="node-body video-body"><div id="limelight_player_539323">&nbsp;</div> <script src="//"></script><script>LimelightPlayerUtil.embed({"playerForm":"Player","playerId":"limelight_player_539323","height":321,"width":480,"mediaId":"06a7f9c249644ad09884f194d3dcaac4"});</script></div> Airlines Wed, 21 Mar 2018 20:03:00 +0000 276401 at Chorus Aviation Capital grows leasing portfolio with CityJet CRJ900s <div class="node-body article-body">Chorus Aviation Capital (CAC), the aircraft leasing subsidiary of Halifax-based Chorus Aviation, has entered into a sale and leaseback transaction with Dublin-based regional carrier CityJet for two Bombardier CRJ900s, CAC said March 21. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News Leasing Wed, 21 Mar 2018 19:53:00 +0000 276391 at