Aeropolitics http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7387/more en Media reports: German government warned of dangers before MH17 shootdown http://atwonline.com/security/media-reports-german-government-warned-dangers-mh17-shootdown <div class="node-body article-body">The German government had intelligence indicating the danger of surface-to-air missiles in the Ukraine region where Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down last year, according to German media reports.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/security/media-reports-german-government-warned-dangers-mh17-shootdown" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/security/media-reports-german-government-warned-dangers-mh17-shootdown#comments Airframes Airlines ATW Newsletters Security Safety 777 Boeing FAA IATA ICAO Malaysia Airlines MH17 TSA Tue, 28 Apr 2015 00:01:00 +0000 163881 at http://atwonline.com British Airways, Iberia switch allegiance to ELFAA http://atwonline.com/associations/british-airways-iberia-switch-allegiance-elfaa <div class="node-body article-body">The European Low Fares Airline Association (ELFAA) has accepted International Airlines Group (IAG) carriers British Airways, Iberia and Iberia Express as members, effective immediately. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/associations/british-airways-iberia-switch-allegiance-elfaa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/associations/british-airways-iberia-switch-allegiance-elfaa#comments Airlines Associations Open Skies Daily News AEA Association of European Airlines British Airways EasyJet ELFAA European Low Fares Airline Association Flybe Gulf carrier subsidies IAG Iberia Iberia Express International Airlines Group Jet2.com John Hanlon Norweg Qatar Airways Vueling Mon, 27 Apr 2015 21:05:00 +0000 163811 at http://atwonline.com <p>British Airways A380</p> By Rob Finlayson Etihad stresses importance of cross-Atlantic routes; rules out US-Europe http://atwonline.com/open-skies/etihad-stresses-importance-cross-atlantic-routes-rules-out-us-europe <div class="node-body article-body">Etihad Airways will continue to expand its cross-Atlantic routes between North America, the Middle East and the sub-Indian continent, but has no plans to fly between Europe and the US a senior executive said Monday.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/etihad-stresses-importance-cross-atlantic-routes-rules-out-us-europe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/etihad-stresses-importance-cross-atlantic-routes-rules-out-us-europe#comments Airlines Open Skies Daily News Trade Shows & Conferences Airports & Routes Addis Ababa ATW Plus CAPA Dublin Emirates Ethiopian Etihad North Atlantic open skies Qatar Mon, 27 Apr 2015 21:02:00 +0000 163821 at http://atwonline.com <p>Etihad Airways 787-9</p> Courtesy, Boeing American and Asia carriers eye China-US growth market http://atwonline.com/open-skies/american-and-asia-carriers-eye-china-us-growth-market <div class="node-body article-body">China is the largest market opportunity for US carriers looking to expand their Asian networks, panelists agreed at an aviation summit in Las Vegas.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/american-and-asia-carriers-eye-china-us-growth-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/american-and-asia-carriers-eye-china-us-growth-market#comments Airlines Open Skies Daily News Trade Shows & Conferences Airports & Routes Air China ANA ATW Plus CAPA Hainan Korean Air Las Vegas Mon, 27 Apr 2015 20:54:00 +0000 163851 at http://atwonline.com Singapore drafts new drone law http://atwonline.com/security/singapore-drafts-new-drone-law <div class="node-body article-body">Singapore has introduced new regulations covering drone usage following a series of incidents at airports and other high-security locations worldwide.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/security/singapore-drafts-new-drone-law" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/security/singapore-drafts-new-drone-law#comments Regulation Security Daily News Technology Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore drones Singapore CAAS Mon, 27 Apr 2015 20:33:00 +0000 163831 at http://atwonline.com COMMENTARY: US white paper on Gulf carriers distorts my academic report http://atwonline.com/open-skies/commentary-us-white-paper-gulf-carriers-distorts-my-academic-report <div class="node-body article-body">As the author of an academic research paper that was quoted a number of times in a US airline-commissioned 55-page white paper entitled “Restoring open skies: the need to address subsidized competition from state-owned airlines in Qatar and the UAE”, I would like to address a number of issues pertaining to the report. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/commentary-us-white-paper-gulf-carriers-distorts-my-academic-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/commentary-us-white-paper-gulf-carriers-distorts-my-academic-report#comments Commentary Open Skies Regulation White Paper Airports & Routes British Airways Dubai Emirates Frankie O’Connell Gulf carriers Heathrow Incheon New York Singapore Airlines subsidy UAE Sun, 26 Apr 2015 23:18:00 +0000 163731 at http://atwonline.com Suspended South African Airways CEO resigns http://atwonline.com/airlines/suspended-south-african-airways-ceo-resigns <div class="node-body article-body">South African Airways (SAA) CEO Monwabisi Kalawe, who has been on suspension since last year, will resign with immediate effect in return for six months’ pay, plus leave, following an arbitration hearing.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/suspended-south-african-airways-ceo-resigns" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/suspended-south-african-airways-ceo-resigns#comments Airlines Government Affairs Daily News arbitration disciplinary dispute labor Monwabisi Kalawe SAA South African Airways suspended Fri, 24 Apr 2015 12:19:00 +0000 163601 at http://atwonline.com FAA proposes $142,750 civil penalty against GoJet Airlines http://atwonline.com/regulation/faa-proposes-142750-civil-penalty-against-gojet-airlines <div class="node-body article-body">The FAA has proposed a civil penalty of $142,750 against Missouri-based GoJet Airlines—a wholly owned subsidiary of Trans States Holdings—for allegedly violating drug and alcohol testing regulations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/regulation/faa-proposes-142750-civil-penalty-against-gojet-airlines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/regulation/faa-proposes-142750-civil-penalty-against-gojet-airlines#comments Airlines Regulation Daily News Antidrug and Alcohol Misuse Prevention Program civil penalty FAA GoJet Airlines Trans States Holdings Wed, 22 Apr 2015 19:48:00 +0000 163261 at http://atwonline.com Will Alitalia be next to leave the AEA fold? http://atwonline.com/blog/will-alitalia-be-next-leave-aea-fold <div class="node-body blog-body">With news today that airberlin is leaving the Association of European Airlines (AEA) in the spreading dispute over what is “fair” competition by the major Gulf carriers, the question is whether Alitalia will be next out of the AEA door?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/atw-editors-blog-0">ATW Editor&#039;s Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/will-alitalia-be-next-leave-aea-fold" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/will-alitalia-be-next-leave-aea-fold#comments Associations Blogs A4A AEA Air Serbia Air Seychelles airberlin Alitalia American British Airways Delta Emirates Etihad fedex IAG IATA Iberia Jet Airways JetBlue Qatar United Virgin Australia ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Tue, 21 Apr 2015 22:11:00 +0000 163241 at http://atwonline.com Airberlin resigns AEA membership over Gulf carrier dispute http://atwonline.com/associations/airberlin-resigns-aea-membership-over-gulf-carrier-dispute <div class="node-body article-body">Etihad Airways equity partner airberlin has resigned its membership of the Association of European Airlines (AEA), accusing the lobbying organization of taking a protectionist stance against the three major Gulf carriers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/associations/airberlin-resigns-aea-membership-over-gulf-carrier-dispute" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/associations/airberlin-resigns-aea-membership-over-gulf-carrier-dispute#comments Airlines Associations Government Affairs Open Skies Daily News AEA airberlin British Airways Etihad Airways Gulf carriers IAG Iberia International Airlines Group Qatar Airways Stefan Pichler the Association of European Airlines Willie Walsh Tue, 21 Apr 2015 19:55:00 +0000 163051 at http://atwonline.com <p>Airberlin A330-300</p> By Rob Finlayson