ATWOnline en October 2018 <div class="node-body magazine_issue-body"></div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>Volume 55 Issue 8</p> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-mag-teasers"> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-info"><legend>Publication Info</legend> <div class="field-cover-date"> <span>Cover Date:&nbsp;</span> <span class="date-display-single">Mon, 2018-10-01</span> </div> <div class="field-volume"> <span>Volume:&nbsp;</span> 55 </div> <div class="field-number"> <span>Number:&nbsp;</span> 8 </div> </fieldset> Fri, 28 Sep 2018 04:00:00 +0000 291461 at Rolls identifies 787 Trent engine fix; cites air pollution cause <div class="node-body article-body">Air pollution, especially in large Asian cities, is believed to be one cause of reliability issues that have affected a large portion of the Rolls-Royce Trent 1000-powered Boeing 787 fleet. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Engines Daily News Manufacturers ATW Plus Thu, 20 Sep 2018 19:38:00 +0000 293971 at <p>Grounded British Airways 787s without engines at London Heathrow Airport.</p> Kurt Hofmann MRO Briefs-Sept. 20, 2018 <div class="node-body article-body">MRO Briefs-Sept. 20, 2018</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News MRO Thu, 20 Sep 2018 16:13:00 +0000 293961 at Lessor Goshawk completes 51-aircraft acquisition <div class="node-body article-body">Aircraft lessor Goshawk Aviation has completed the acquisition of Sky Leasing’s Irish subsidiary, Sky Aviation Leasing International (SALI), adding 51 aircraft to its portfolio.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News Leasing Thu, 20 Sep 2018 16:09:00 +0000 293951 at Inmarsat, Panasonic Avionics partner on inflight connectivity <div class="node-body article-body">Satellite communications specialist Inmarsat and Panasonic Avionics announced Sept. 19 they will combine their broadband inflight connectivity (IFC) services in a “landmark” deal to offer IFC to commercial aviation customers.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> IFE Daily News ATW Plus Thu, 20 Sep 2018 16:05:00 +0000 293941 at Ryanair shareholders back resolutions at AGM <div class="node-body article-body">Ryanair shareholders backed all resolutions at its annual shareholders’ meeting, easing some pressure on the Irish LCC, but sending a clear signal of discontent about how management has been handling a labor relations crisis by re-electing its chairman with a much smaller majority than before. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Daily News ATW Plus Thu, 20 Sep 2018 15:27:00 +0000 293931 at Ryanair Central American aviation leaders urge unity <div class="node-body article-body">Central American commercial aviation leaders pledged renewed cooperation to resolve myriad issues of government regulation, excessive airport and passenger fees and infrastructure inadequacies at the Aviation Day Central America conference in San Jose, Costa Rica Sept. 19. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aeropolitics Daily News ATW On-Location Thu, 20 Sep 2018 14:57:00 +0000 293921 at RwandAir mulls A321LR, 737-7 for European routes <div class="node-body article-body">RwandAir is evaluating the Airbus A321LR and Boeing 737-7 to operate on European routes during off-peak seasons.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airframes Daily News ATW On-Location Airports & Routes Thu, 20 Sep 2018 14:44:00 +0000 293911 at <p>From left: South African Airways GM-operations Zuks Ramasia; RwandAir CEO Yvonne Makolo; and Air Botswana CEO Agnes Tsholofelo.</p> Kurt Hofmann Air Tahiti studies A220-100, E195-E2 for international expansion <div class="node-body article-body">French Polynesian regional carrier Air Tahiti is considering procuring jets so it can expand international routes from its home base of Papeete, CEO Manate Vivish told ATW on the sidelines of this week’s IATA Aviation Day in Mauritius.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airframes Daily News ATW On-Location Thu, 20 Sep 2018 14:24:00 +0000 293901 at <p>Air Tahiti CEO Manate Vivish</p> Kurt Hofmann Nigeria suspends plans to establish new national airline <div class="node-body article-body">Nigeria has given up on plans to establish a new national carrier.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aeropolitics Airlines Daily News Thu, 20 Sep 2018 14:09:00 +0000 293891 at Thai Airways re-evaluates fleet upgrade plans <div class="node-body article-body">Thai Airways is assessing whether it needs to adjust its fleet upgrade plans, with the latest review expected to be completed by year-end.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airframes Daily News Thu, 20 Sep 2018 14:02:00 +0000 293881 at <p>Thai Airways Airbus A350-900</p> Rob Finlayson Adelaide selected to host World Routes 2019 <div class="node-body article-body">The Australian Tourism Commission, Tourism Australia and Adelaide Airport will host the World Routes Development Forum 2019 in what the southern Australian city hopes will put it on the world map in the aviation sector.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News ATW On-Location Airports & Routes Thu, 20 Sep 2018 13:28:00 +0000 293871 at <p>Artist&rsquo;s impression of the expansion Adelaide Airport.</p> Adelaide Airport Airbus Mobile delivers first biofuel-powered A321 to JetBlue <div class="node-body article-body">Airbus sent JetBlue Airways’ latest A321ceo off on its delivery flight Sept. 19 from Mobile, Alabama, with 15.5% renewable jet fuel onboard, continuing a trend the manufacturer started with its Toulouse delivery flights two years ago.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aircraft Orders & Deliveries Eco-Aviation Daily News Wed, 19 Sep 2018 20:23:00 +0000 293861 at <p>First JetBlue A321&nbsp;delivery with sustainable jet fuel blend.</p> Airbus Wizz Air to close Poznan base in Polish reshuffle <div class="node-body article-body">Central and Eastern European LCC Wizz Air has announced plans to close its base at Poznan in Poland, although it will grow its other Polish operations by adding a seventh aircraft at Gdansk and upgrading Warsaw to an all-Airbus A321 fleet.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News Airports & Routes Wed, 19 Sep 2018 19:47:00 +0000 293851 at <p>Wizz Air Airbus A321</p> Rob Finlayson FAA warns pilots of risk of transposed runway numbers <div class="node-body article-body">The FAA has warned in a Safety Alert for Operators (SAFO) of the risk of a runway overrun at San Francisco International Airport (SFO) caused by transposed runway numbers.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News Airports & Routes Wed, 19 Sep 2018 19:26:00 +0000 293841 at Small Planet’s German airline to restructure after insolvency <div class="node-body article-body">The German airline of Lithuania’s Small Planet Group has launched insolvency proceedings, but the company said it has permission to continue German and Dutch flight operations while it restructures.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Daily News Wed, 19 Sep 2018 19:20:00 +0000 293831 at <p>Small Planet Airlines A320</p> Rob Finlayson Parker: Proposal to regulate change fees ‘really bad for consumers’ <div class="node-body article-body">American Airlines chairman and CEO Doug Parker said customers may no longer be able to change their nonrefundable tickets if the US Congress passes a provision in the Senate’s bill to reauthorize the FAA that would regulate how airlines charge the fees, calling the proposal “really bad for consumers.” </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Regulation Daily News Wed, 19 Sep 2018 18:59:00 +0000 293821 at Clark: Emirates working to stabilize costs as fuel prices rise <div class="node-body article-body">Emirates Airline president Tim Clark said managing the impact of rising fuel prices is the biggest challenge for the Dubai-based carrier, which is seeing an annual fuel bill of $10 billion that will continue to rise as prices go up.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Daily News ATW On-Location Wed, 19 Sep 2018 17:54:00 +0000 293811 at <p>Emirates Airbus A380</p> Rob Finlayson Ryanair to hold AGM amid labor union dissention <div class="node-body article-body">European pilots are calling for management changes at Ryanair, ahead of its annual general meeting (AGM) on Sept. 20, the European Cockpit Association (ECA) said in a Sept. 19 statement. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Labor Daily News ATW Plus Wed, 19 Sep 2018 17:39:00 +0000 293801 at Ryanair Manchester Airport execs: Shanghai-Manchester market severely unserved <div class="node-body article-body">Airports and airlines in Shanghai, China and Manchester, England are missing out on a 160,000-passenger market annually if the nonstop route between the two cities is not being used, UK-based Manchester Airport executives said at World Routes 2018. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News ATW On-Location Airports & Routes Wed, 19 Sep 2018 14:58:00 +0000 293791 at First AVIC MA700 on track for delivery in 2022 <div class="node-body article-body">The first Aviation Corp. of China (AVIC) MA700 turboprop airliner is on track for delivery in 2022, the manufacturer said in a program update.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News Manufacturers ATW Plus Wed, 19 Sep 2018 14:23:00 +0000 293781 at Rockwell Collins Air New Zealand cuts 787s flights as Trent engine checks continue <div class="node-body article-body">Air New Zealand is suspending two routes from its international network partly because of aircraft shortages caused by ongoing Boeing 787 engine issues.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News Aircraft & Engines ATW Plus Wed, 19 Sep 2018 14:14:00 +0000 293771 at <p>Air New Zealand Boeing 787-9</p> Rob Finlayson Cabins, Interiors & Connectivity-Sept. 18, 2019 <div class="node-body article-body">Cabins, Interiors & Connectivity-Sept. 18, 2019</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cabin Interiors & Connectivity Daily News Tue, 18 Sep 2018 20:26:00 +0000 293761 at New national carrier for Albania launched <div class="node-body article-body">The small Balkan state of Albania, which has been without a national airline for seven years—has launched Air Albania.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Daily News Tue, 18 Sep 2018 20:09:00 +0000 293751 at Facebook post from Albanian prime minister Edi Rama Sept. 15. North Carolina airports slowly returning to normal after hurricane <div class="node-body article-body">Commercial-service airports in North Carolina disrupted by Hurricane Florence as it hit the US east coast Sept. 14 were slowly resuming normal operations on Sept. 18.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News Airports & Routes Tue, 18 Sep 2018 19:47:00 +0000 293741 at Poll Question: Will airline operations and finances be increasingly affected by global climate change and more frequent severe weather occurrences? <div class="node-body advpoll_binary-body"><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/" style="width: 200px; height: 150px;" /></p> </div><form action="/poll/09182018" 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-6551-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-6551"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-6551" name="choice" value="6551" class="form-radio" /> Yes</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-6561-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-6561"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-6561" name="choice" value="6561" class="form-radio" /> No</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="293731" 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-YkhEWlNUocjKPaUO0hpZ5Tdc5yN9PqBfM3v1x0yQbnE" value="form-YkhEWlNUocjKPaUO0hpZ5Tdc5yN9PqBfM3v1x0yQbnE" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_id" id="edit-advpoll-voting-binary-form" value="advpoll_voting_binary_form" /> </div> </div></form> Airline Financials Airlines Tue, 18 Sep 2018 18:42:00 +0000 293731 at FAA extends high-density restrictions at New York LaGuardia, JFK airports <div class="node-body article-body">The FAA has extended existing operating limitations at New York’s LaGuardia (LGA) and JFK airports until 2020.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News Airports & Routes Tue, 18 Sep 2018 17:52:00 +0000 293721 at Coalition urges US lawmakers to abandon flag of convenience provision <div class="node-body article-body">A coalition of airlines, airports and manufacturers wrote a letter to US lawmakers urging them to ditch a provision in the bill to reauthorize the FAA that would target so-called “flag of convenience” carriers, warning it would “undermine the basis for the Open Skies Agreements” that underpin the global aviation system. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Government Affairs Open Skies Daily News Tue, 18 Sep 2018 17:36:00 +0000 293711 at Gulf Air considers keeping A330s <div class="node-body article-body">Gulf Air is apparently reevaluating its plan to phase out its Airbus A330s in favor of incoming Boeing 787s.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airframes Daily News Tue, 18 Sep 2018 16:36:00 +0000 293701 at <p>Gulf Air A330-200</p> Rob Finlayson Brussels Airlines to expand Africa service; end Mumbai flights in 2019 <div class="node-body article-body">Lufthansa Group subsidiary Brussels Airlines is making changes to its long-haul network, reinforcing its presence in Africa as it ends flights to Mumbai, India for economic reasons and refocuses the capacity on its core intercontinental region of Africa. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News Airports & Routes Tue, 18 Sep 2018 16:22:00 +0000 293691 at <p>Brussels Airlines Airbus A330-300</p> Joe Pries