Aeropolitics http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7387/more en US airline overbooking under scrutiny with Congress to hold hearings http://atwonline.com/aeropolitics/us-airline-overbooking-under-scrutiny-congress-hold-hearings <div class="node-body article-body">As US Congress prepares to hold hearings on airline customer service, the practice of overbooking flights is coming under scrutiny with airline policies being closely watched. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/aeropolitics/us-airline-overbooking-under-scrutiny-congress-hold-hearings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/aeropolitics/us-airline-overbooking-under-scrutiny-congress-hold-hearings#comments Aeropolitics IT & Distribution Daily News Fri, 28 Apr 2017 19:43:00 +0000 246101 at http://atwonline.com Wikimedia United CEO tells senators flight 3411 ‘will never happen again’ http://atwonline.com/airlines/united-ceo-tells-senators-flight-3411-will-never-happen-again <div class="node-body article-body">United Airlines’ CEO has provided US lawmakers with a detailed account of events leading up to and during the incident that notoriously ended up with a passenger being brutally dragged off an aircraft to make way for a United regional airline employee.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/united-ceo-tells-senators-flight-3411-will-never-happen-again" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/united-ceo-tells-senators-flight-3411-will-never-happen-again#comments Aeropolitics Airlines Daily News ATW Plus Thu, 27 Apr 2017 02:24:00 +0000 245831 at http://atwonline.com <p>United Airlines Embraer E175</p> Rob Finlayson Italy arranging emergency bridge loan to keep Alitalia flying http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/italy-arranging-emergency-bridge-loan-keep-alitalia-flying <div class="node-body article-body">Italy is preparing an emergency bridge loan to keep Alitalia going, in hopes of finding a buyer, after employees derailed the carrier’s turnaround plan by rejecting a labor agreement.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/italy-arranging-emergency-bridge-loan-keep-alitalia-flying" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/italy-arranging-emergency-bridge-loan-keep-alitalia-flying#comments Airlines Government Affairs Daily News ATW Plus Wed, 26 Apr 2017 20:27:00 +0000 245821 at http://atwonline.com <p>Alitalia A330-200</p> Rob Finlayson CBP electronic device searches on international air passengers up 58% http://atwonline.com/security/cbp-electronic-device-searches-international-air-passengers-58 <div class="node-body article-body">US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) searched approximately 4,600 electronic devices, or 0.008%, of approximately 58 million incoming international air passengers and crew in the first six months of the US government’s FY 2017 (October 2016-March 2017), according to CBP statistics released April 11. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/security/cbp-electronic-device-searches-international-air-passengers-58" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/security/cbp-electronic-device-searches-international-air-passengers-58#comments Security Daily News Wed, 12 Apr 2017 18:30:00 +0000 244471 at http://atwonline.com <p>US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers check a passenger&rsquo;s luggage and documents.</p> CBP Munoz’s apology may not be enough http://atwonline.com/blog/munoz-s-apology-may-not-be-enough <div class="node-body blog-body">Let’s start with today’s good news for United. The CEO issued a full apology for the awful bumped-then-dragged passenger incident, took full responsibility and promised a full review of the company’s crew transport and over-booking procedures.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/munoz-s-apology-may-not-be-enough" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/munoz-s-apology-may-not-be-enough#comments Aeropolitics Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Tue, 11 Apr 2017 21:46:00 +0000 244371 at http://atwonline.com United bumped passenger video damages all airlines http://atwonline.com/blog/united-bumped-passenger-video-damages-all-airlines <div class="node-body blog-body">The news and video that emerged today of a passenger being roughly dragged from a United Airlines aircraft for no other reason than the airline had oversold the flight is truly disturbing.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/united-bumped-passenger-video-damages-all-airlines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/united-bumped-passenger-video-damages-all-airlines#comments Aeropolitics Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Mon, 10 Apr 2017 18:41:00 +0000 244231 at http://atwonline.com ICAO stresses need for cyber resilience http://atwonline.com/security/icao-stresses-need-cyber-resilience <div class="node-body article-body">The president of the ICAO Council, Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu, has welcomed a declaration restating the air transport sector’s commitment and unity toward achieving resilience against cyber attacks.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/security/icao-stresses-need-cyber-resilience" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/security/icao-stresses-need-cyber-resilience#comments Security Daily News Technology Mon, 10 Apr 2017 15:55:00 +0000 244141 at http://atwonline.com FAA issued safety bulletin on PEDs after US carry-on ban http://atwonline.com/security/faa-issued-safety-bulletin-peds-after-us-carry-ban <div class="node-body article-body">FAA has issued a safety information bulletin related to the new security bans on most personal electronics in carry-on bags on certain flights, but is not making that bulletin public, ATW learned today.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/security/faa-issued-safety-bulletin-peds-after-us-carry-ban" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/security/faa-issued-safety-bulletin-peds-after-us-carry-ban#comments Security Daily News Fri, 07 Apr 2017 19:13:00 +0000 244091 at http://atwonline.com <p>Libyan traveler packs his laptop in a suitcase at Tunis Carthage International Airport before boarding a flight for London.</p> Getty Images Russia to spend $8.5 million for 2017 Crimea subsidy program http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/russia-spend-85-million-2017-crimea-subsidy-program <div class="node-body article-body">Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency, Rosaviatsia, has set a budget of RUB475.4 million ($8.5 million) for seven carriers to take part in a government-subsidized program on flights to Simferopol, Crimea. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/russia-spend-85-million-2017-crimea-subsidy-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/russia-spend-85-million-2017-crimea-subsidy-program#comments Government Affairs Daily News Thu, 06 Apr 2017 15:00:00 +0000 243841 at http://atwonline.com <p>Aeroflot A320</p> Rob Finlayson EASA’s safety warning raises most important question on electronic carry-on bans http://atwonline.com/blog/easa-s-safety-warning-raises-most-important-question-electronic-carry-bans <div class="node-body blog-body">EASA’s safety bulletin issued today warning of the hazards of loading lots of personal electronics in the cargo hold rather than let passengers carry them onboard as usual is really quite damning of the new US and UK security rules.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/easa-s-safety-warning-raises-most-important-question-electronic-carry-bans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/easa-s-safety-warning-raises-most-important-question-electronic-carry-bans#comments Security Safety Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Wed, 05 Apr 2017 20:21:00 +0000 243801 at http://atwonline.com