Aeropolitics http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7387/more en Swiss regulator seeks more answers in Etihad, Darwin deal http://atwonline.com/regulation/swiss-regulator-seeks-more-answers-etihad-darwin-deal <div class="node-body article-body">Switzerland’s civil aviation authority is still not completely happy with Etihad Airways and its plans to take a minority stake in Swiss regional carrier Darwin Airline. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/regulation/swiss-regulator-seeks-more-answers-etihad-darwin-deal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/regulation/swiss-regulator-seeks-more-answers-etihad-darwin-deal#comments Airlines Regulation Daily News Darwin Airline Etihad Airways Etihad Regional European Union FOCA/BAZL Swiss regulator Urs Holderetter Tue, 25 Nov 2014 20:23:00 +0000 147671 at http://atwonline.com <p>Etihad Regional Saab 2000</p> Courtesy, Etihad Regional FAA allowing ‘satellite-based highways in the sky’ in Washington DC region http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/faa-allowing-satellite-based-highways-sky-washington-dc-region <div class="node-body article-body">FAA is now allowing three parallel “optimized profile descents” into the Washington DC-area’s three major airports, an airspace modification the agency said will save airlines 2.5 million gallons of fuel per year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/faa-allowing-satellite-based-highways-sky-washington-dc-region" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/faa-allowing-satellite-based-highways-sky-washington-dc-region#comments Air Traffic Management Eco-Aviation Open Skies Daily News air traffic control air traffic management Baltimore/Washington BWI DCA FAA IAD NextGen ATC Washington Dulles Washington National Mon, 24 Nov 2014 20:46:00 +0000 147521 at http://atwonline.com IATA: Global passenger traffic growth momentum faltered in September http://atwonline.com/associations/iata-global-passenger-traffic-growth-momentum-faltered-september <div class="node-body article-body">Global international passenger traffic fell 2.3% in September, compared to the year-ago month, according to IATA’s September Premium Traffic Monitor.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/associations/iata-global-passenger-traffic-growth-momentum-faltered-september" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/associations/iata-global-passenger-traffic-growth-momentum-faltered-september#comments Airlines Associations Finance & Data Daily News economy traffic IATA premium traffic Premium Traffic Monitor Fri, 21 Nov 2014 19:27:00 +0000 147361 at http://atwonline.com Norwegian CEO blasts opponents of Norwegian Air International http://atwonline.com/open-skies/norwegian-ceo-blasts-opponents-norwegian-air-international <div class="node-body article-body">Norwegian Air Shuttle CEO Bjørn Kjos told a Washington DC audience Thursday that Irish labor laws played no role in the decision to base long-haul subsidiary Norwegian Air International (NAI) in Ireland.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/norwegian-ceo-blasts-opponents-norwegian-air-international" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/norwegian-ceo-blasts-opponents-norwegian-air-international#comments Airlines Open Skies Daily News Boeing 787 Department of Transportation DOT Dreamliner International Aviation Club NAI Norwegian Air International Norwegian Air Shuttle transatlantic Thu, 20 Nov 2014 20:19:00 +0000 147261 at http://atwonline.com <p>Norwegian Air Shuttle Boeing 787-8</p> By Rob Finlayson <p>Norwegian Air Shuttle CEO Bj&oslash;rn Kjos</p> Courtesy, Norwegian Air International Sanctions against Asiana won’t improve industry safety http://atwonline.com/blog/sanctions-against-asiana-won-t-improve-industry-safety <div class="node-body blog-body">The Korean government has ordered Seoul-based Asiana Airlines to suspend its flights to San Francisco International Airport (SFO) for a 45-day period as a penalty for the July 6, 2013 crash of a Boeing 777-200ER at that airport.</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/sanctions-against-asiana-won-t-improve-industry-safety" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/sanctions-against-asiana-won-t-improve-industry-safety#comments Aeropolitics Airlines Blogs Safety 777 AAPA Asiana Boeing Flight 214 IATA NTSB ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Thu, 20 Nov 2014 00:07:00 +0000 147131 at http://atwonline.com Norwegian Air International debate heats up http://atwonline.com/open-skies/norwegian-air-international-debate-heats <div class="node-body article-body">Advocates on both sides of the debate over Norwegian Air International (NAI) are making their voices heard in Washington DC this week, hoping to convince the US Department of Transportation (DOT) to either approve or disallow NAI from flying transatlantic flights to/from the US.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/norwegian-air-international-debate-heats" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/norwegian-air-international-debate-heats#comments Airlines Open Skies Daily News Air Line Pilots Association ALPA Asgeir Nyseth Bjørn Kjos Congress Department of Transportation DOT Lee Moak NAI Norwegian Air International Norwegian Air Shuttle Wed, 19 Nov 2014 20:01:00 +0000 147091 at http://atwonline.com <p>Norwegian Boeing 787-8</p> Courtesy, Norwegian AAPA chief: MH17 shootdown was a military failure http://atwonline.com/safety/aapa-chief-mh17-shootdown-was-military-failure <div class="node-body article-body">The head of the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) condemned the shooting down in July of a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 as “a military failure,” and stressed that maintaining a robust, safe commercial aviation system requires the sharing of information of where and when it is safe to fly.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/aapa-chief-mh17-shootdown-was-military-failure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/aapa-chief-mh17-shootdown-was-military-failure#comments Airlines Associations Daily News Safety Trade Shows & Conferences AAPA Andrew Herdman Boeing Boeing 777 IATA Malaysia Airlines MH17 Tony Tyler Wed, 19 Nov 2014 20:00:00 +0000 146911 at http://atwonline.com <p>AAPA DG Andrew Herdman addresses the 58th Assembly of Presidents in Tokyo.</p> AAPA Air Astana formally received as AAPA member http://atwonline.com/trade-shows-conferences/air-astana-formally-received-aapa-member <div class="node-body article-body">Kazakhstan-based Air Astana was formally welcomed as the newest member of the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) Wednesday. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/trade-shows-conferences/air-astana-formally-received-aapa-member" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/trade-shows-conferences/air-astana-formally-received-aapa-member#comments Airlines Associations Daily News Trade Shows & Conferences AAPA Air Astana Andrew Herdman Peter Foster Wed, 19 Nov 2014 19:59:00 +0000 146921 at http://atwonline.com <p>AAPA DG Andrew Herdman welcomes Peter Foster, president at Air Astana, as the 16th member of the association.</p> AAPA Herdman: Profitability elusive for Asian airlines http://atwonline.com/associations/herdman-profitability-elusive-asian-airlines <div class="node-body article-body">The Asian airline industry is struggling to breakeven this year despite higher passenger volumes, with excess capacity one of the major culprits.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/associations/herdman-profitability-elusive-asian-airlines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/associations/herdman-profitability-elusive-asian-airlines#comments Airlines Associations Daily News AAPA Andrew Herdman Association of Asia Pacific Airlines Tue, 18 Nov 2014 19:43:00 +0000 146821 at http://atwonline.com Russia spends $74 million for subsidies programs this year http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/russia-spends-74-million-subsidies-programs-year <div class="node-body article-body">Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency, Rosaviatsia, said the government has spent RUB3.5 billion ($74 million) for regional routes and Kaliningrad routes subsidy programs so far this year. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/russia-spends-74-million-subsidies-programs-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/russia-spends-74-million-subsidies-programs-year#comments Government Affairs Finance & Data Daily News Kaliningrad regional routes subsidy program Rosaviatsia Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency Tue, 18 Nov 2014 19:42:00 +0000 146851 at http://atwonline.com