Aeropolitics http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7387/more en 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 European associations confirm tie-up talks http://atwonline.com/associations/european-associations-confirm-tie-talks <div class="node-body article-body">The Association of European Airlines (AEA) and the International Air Carrier Association (IACA) have confirmed they are in talks about a possible cooperation, which have been ongoing for “some months” and are unrelated to British Airways, Iberia and airberlin recently resigning their AEA memberships, an AEA spokesman told ATW.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/associations/european-associations-confirm-tie-talks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/associations/european-associations-confirm-tie-talks#comments Airlines Associations Open Skies Daily News AEA airberlin Association of European Airlines associations ATW Plus British Airways IACA Iberia International Air Carrier Association lobby regulation Sylviane Lust Tue, 21 Apr 2015 19:54:00 +0000 163201 at http://atwonline.com DOT: Alaska can transfer LAX-Mexico City authority to American http://atwonline.com/open-skies/dot-alaska-can-transfer-lax-mexico-city-authority-american <div class="node-body article-body">Alaska Airlines may transfer its authority to fly between Los Angeles (LAX) and Mexico City to American Airlines, the US Department of Transportation (DOT) tentatively decided on April 17, despite an objection from Delta Air Lines. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/dot-alaska-can-transfer-lax-mexico-city-authority-american" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/dot-alaska-can-transfer-lax-mexico-city-authority-american#comments Airlines Open Skies Daily News Airports & Routes Alaska Airlines American Airlines ATW Plus Delta Air Lines Department of Transportation DOT LAX Mexico City United Tue, 21 Apr 2015 19:52:00 +0000 163191 at http://atwonline.com <p>Alaska Airlines Boeing 737-900</p> By Rob Finlayson Russian authorities suspend AOC for Tomsk Avia http://atwonline.com/regulation/russian-authorities-suspend-aoc-tomsk-avia <div class="node-body article-body">Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency, Rosaviatsia, has suspended the air operator’s certificate (AOC) for Tomsk-based Tomsk Avia over significant financial difficulties, according to a Rosaviatsia statement. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/regulation/russian-authorities-suspend-aoc-tomsk-avia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/regulation/russian-authorities-suspend-aoc-tomsk-avia#comments Airlines Finance & Data Regulation Daily News Air Samara Ak Bars Aero Bylina KAPO Avia Moskovia Polet Rosaviatsia Russkoye Nebo Tomsk Avia Tue, 21 Apr 2015 19:50:00 +0000 163061 at http://atwonline.com IATA: Premium travel weak in February http://atwonline.com/finance-data/iata-premium-travel-weak-february <div class="node-body article-body">Worldwide international traffic grew 4.6% year-over-year (YOY) in February—improving on January’s 3.7% YOY increase—according to IATA’s February Premium Traffic Monitor. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/finance-data/iata-premium-travel-weak-february" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/finance-data/iata-premium-travel-weak-february#comments Associations Finance & Data Daily News economy traffic first-class IATA premium traffic Tue, 21 Apr 2015 19:47:00 +0000 163221 at http://atwonline.com Capacity Glut Looms in Southeast Asia http://atwonline.com/airlines/capacity-glut-looms-southeast-asia <div class="field-deck"> Too many aircraft have been ordered irrationally and may lead to painful consolidation. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">If forecasts from Boeing and Airbus are to be believed, Asian airlines will be paying out around $2 trillion on new, fuel-efficient aircraft over the next couple of decades. But where the money will be coming from is not so easy to forecast. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/capacity-glut-looms-southeast-asia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/capacity-glut-looms-southeast-asia#comments Airlines Associations AAPA Air Asia Andrew Herdman Cebu Pacific Lion Air low-cost carriers Tue, 21 Apr 2015 14:25:00 +0000 163081 at http://atwonline.com Credit: Boeing IATA: February air cargo capitalizes on US West Coast port stagnation http://atwonline.com/finance-data/iata-february-air-cargo-capitalizes-us-west-coast-port-stagnation <div class="node-body article-body">The worldwide air freight market saw an impressive but temporary spike in February, as collective cargo volumes jumped 11.7% year-over-year (YOY), up 8.5 points from January, according to IATA’s February Air Freight Market Analysis. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/finance-data/iata-february-air-cargo-capitalizes-us-west-coast-port-stagnation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/finance-data/iata-february-air-cargo-capitalizes-us-west-coast-port-stagnation#comments Associations Finance & Data Daily News air cargo air freight air freight market analysis IATA Tony Tyler Mon, 20 Apr 2015 19:15:00 +0000 162981 at http://atwonline.com