Daily News http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7388/more en Pilot shut down wrong engine prior to Taiwan crash http://atwonline.com/safety/pilot-shut-down-wrong-engine-prior-taiwan-crash <div class="node-body article-body">The Taiwanese Aviation Safety Council (ASC) report on the fatal crash of TransAsia Airways flight GE235 in February has detailed the captain’s voice on the cockpit voice recorder (CVR) as saying, “Wow, pulled back the wrong side throttle,” seconds before impact.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/pilot-shut-down-wrong-engine-prior-taiwan-crash" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/pilot-shut-down-wrong-engine-prior-taiwan-crash#comments Airframes Airlines Daily News Safety crash engine failure GE235 Liao Jian-zong Taipei TransAsia Fri, 03 Jul 2015 13:40:00 +0000 171731 at http://atwonline.com European Parliament quizzes EASA, EC on post-Germanwings crash safety http://atwonline.com/safety/european-parliament-quizzes-easa-ec-post-germanwings-crash-safety <div class="node-body article-body">Transport Committee Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have held discussions with European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) executive director Patrick Ky and the European Commission (EC) on how to improve aviation safety in the wake of the Germanwings crash in the French Alps in March.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/european-parliament-quizzes-easa-ec-post-germanwings-crash-safety" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/european-parliament-quizzes-easa-ec-post-germanwings-crash-safety#comments Government Affairs Daily News Safety aviation safety BEA EASA European Aviation Safety Agency European Commission four eyes principle Germanwings MEPs Patrick Ky Transport Committee Violeta Bulc Thu, 02 Jul 2015 20:12:00 +0000 171721 at http://atwonline.com Ryanair launches online petition to stop ATC strikes in Europe http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-control/ryanair-launches-online-petition-stop-atc-strikes-europe <div class="node-body article-body">Ryanair has launched an EU wide online petition as part of its lobbying efforts to prevent strikes by small groups of air traffic controllers disrupting air travel in Europe.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-control/ryanair-launches-online-petition-stop-atc-strikes-europe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-control/ryanair-launches-online-petition-stop-atc-strikes-europe#comments Air Traffic Control Airlines Labor Daily News ATC strikes Copenhagen Danish Confederation of Trade Unions Danish Labour Court Elisabetta Chicca Flight Personnel Union François Ballestero Keep Europe’s Skies Open Kenny Jacobs online petition Ryanair Thu, 02 Jul 2015 19:42:00 +0000 171711 at http://atwonline.com <p>Ryanair 737-800</p> By Rob Finlayson US airlines complying with DOJ’s request for information http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/us-airlines-complying-doj-s-request-information <div class="node-body article-body">US airlines said they are complying with a request from the US Department of Justice (DOJ) to provide information on capacity planning and pricing as part of DOJ’s probe into possible “unlawful coordination” by the carriers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/us-airlines-complying-doj-s-request-information" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/us-airlines-complying-doj-s-request-information#comments Airlines Government Affairs Daily News American Airlines collusion Delta Air Lines DOJ Helane Becker Southwest Airlines United Airlines US Department of Justice Thu, 02 Jul 2015 17:47:00 +0000 171701 at http://atwonline.com <p>American Airlines Boeing 737-800</p> People-July 2, 2015 http://atwonline.com/people/people-july-2-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">People-July 2, 2015</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/people/people-july-2-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/people/people-july-2-2015#comments Daily News People Air France-KLM airberlin BA Telesis GE Capital Aviation Services GECAS Germania Sabre Corp. Thu, 02 Jul 2015 17:09:00 +0000 171691 at http://atwonline.com Russian government reduces VAT to 10% http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/russian-government-reduces-vat-10 <div class="node-body article-body">The Russian government has reduced value-added tax (VAT) from 18% to 10%, from July 1, for Russian airlines operating domestic flights. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/russian-government-reduces-vat-10" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/russian-government-reduces-vat-10#comments Airlines Government Affairs Daily News Russian Association of Air Transport Operators Transaero Airlines Ural Airlines UTair Airlines Thu, 02 Jul 2015 16:44:00 +0000 171671 at http://atwonline.com Lufthansa Technik reduces sound in A320s, MD-11Fs http://atwonline.com/mro/lufthansa-technik-reduces-sound-a320s-md-11fs <div class="node-body article-body">Lufthansa Technik will be equipping the 100th aircraft of the Lufthansa Airbus A320 family fleet with sound-reducing vortex generators in the next few weeks. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/mro/lufthansa-technik-reduces-sound-a320s-md-11fs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/mro/lufthansa-technik-reduces-sound-a320s-md-11fs#comments Airlines Daily News MRO A320 Lufthansa Cargo Lufthansa Technik Magdeburg-Cochstedt Airport MD-11F vortex generators Thu, 02 Jul 2015 16:33:00 +0000 171661 at http://atwonline.com <p>Lufthansa Cargo MD-11</p> By Kurt Hofmann Spohr: Lufthansa does not need more VLAs http://atwonline.com/airframes/spohr-lufthansa-does-not-need-more-vlas <div class="node-body article-body">Lufthansa said its 33 very large aircraft (VLA)—the Airbus A380 and Boeing-747-8I—is a good number for the company but does not expect to add more, Lufthansa Group chairman & CEO Carsten Spohr told ATW in Warsaw. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airframes/spohr-lufthansa-does-not-need-more-vlas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airframes/spohr-lufthansa-does-not-need-more-vlas#comments Airframes Airlines Daily News 777-9X A350-900 Airbus A380 ATW Plus Boeing 747-8I Carsten Spohr Lufthansa very large aircraft Thu, 02 Jul 2015 16:30:00 +0000 171651 at http://atwonline.com <p>Lufthansa Boeing 747-8I</p> Courtesy, Boeing United hopes to reach tentative agreement with AFA this month http://atwonline.com/labor/united-hopes-reach-tentative-agreement-afa-month <div class="node-body article-body">United Airlines remains hopeful it will reach a tentative agreement with the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) by July 23, or “relatively soon after,” an airline executive told employees recently.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/labor/united-hopes-reach-tentative-agreement-afa-month" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/labor/united-hopes-reach-tentative-agreement-afa-month#comments Airlines Labor Daily News AFA Association of Flight Attendants ATW Plus Master Executive Council United Airlines Thu, 02 Jul 2015 15:20:00 +0000 171621 at http://atwonline.com <p>United Airlines Boeing 787-9</p> By Rob Finlayson More US airports sign with Boingo for Internet connectivity http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/more-us-airports-sign-boingo-internet-connectivity <div class="node-body article-body">As more travelers expect free, reliable and fast Internet in terminals, US airports are increasingly turning to Boingo Wireless, an outside vendor, to provide it for them. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/more-us-airports-sign-boingo-internet-connectivity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/more-us-airports-sign-boingo-internet-connectivity#comments IT & Distribution Daily News Airports & Routes ATW Plus Boingo Wireless connectivity Internet service LAX Los Angeles International Airport Seattle-Tacoma International Airport Thu, 02 Jul 2015 15:10:00 +0000 171611 at http://atwonline.com