Daily News http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7388/more en MRO Briefs-March 22, 2017 http://atwonline.com/mro/mro-briefs-march-22-2017 <div class="node-body article-body">MRO Briefs-March 22, 2017</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/mro/mro-briefs-march-22-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/mro/mro-briefs-march-22-2017#comments Daily News MRO Wed, 22 Mar 2017 19:57:00 +0000 242311 at http://atwonline.com Nordica to launch St. Petersburg service http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/nordica-launch-st-petersburg-service <div class="node-body article-body">Estonian flag carrier Nordica will begin scheduled Tallinn-St. Petersburg Bombardier CRJ900 service on May 15. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/nordica-launch-st-petersburg-service" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/nordica-launch-st-petersburg-service#comments Daily News Airports & Routes Wed, 22 Mar 2017 19:50:00 +0000 242301 at http://atwonline.com <p>Nordica Bombardier CRJ900</p> Nordica Emirates to end use of 747 freighters, citing weak cargo demand http://atwonline.com/airframes/emirates-end-use-747-freighters-citing-weak-cargo-demand <div class="node-body article-body">Emirates SkyCargo, the freight arm of Dubai-based Emirates Airline, will return two Boeing 747-400ER freighters leased from ASL Airlines Belgium in June, ending the use of 747 freighters in its fleet, Emirates president Tim Clark told ATW.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airframes/emirates-end-use-747-freighters-citing-weak-cargo-demand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airframes/emirates-end-use-747-freighters-citing-weak-cargo-demand#comments Airframes Daily News ATW Plus Wed, 22 Mar 2017 19:41:00 +0000 242291 at http://atwonline.com Lufthansa Technik 2016 profit down 9.5% http://atwonline.com/mro/lufthansa-technik-2016-profit-down-95 <div class="node-body article-body">Hamburg-based MRO provider Lufthansa Technik Group (LHT) reported a 2016 adjusted EBIT profit of €411.3 million ($431.9 million), down 9.5% from €454.4 million in 2015. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/mro/lufthansa-technik-2016-profit-down-95" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/mro/lufthansa-technik-2016-profit-down-95#comments Daily News MRO Wed, 22 Mar 2017 19:30:00 +0000 242281 at http://atwonline.com Boeing schedules 787-10’s first flight for March 31 http://atwonline.com/airframes/boeing-schedules-787-10-s-first-flight-march-31 <div class="node-body article-body">Boeing plans to conduct the first flight of the 787-10, the third and largest Dreamliner variant, on March 31 from North Charleston, South Carolina.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airframes/boeing-schedules-787-10-s-first-flight-march-31" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airframes/boeing-schedules-787-10-s-first-flight-march-31#comments Airframes Daily News Wed, 22 Mar 2017 18:06:00 +0000 242271 at http://atwonline.com <p>787-10</p> Boeing Virgin Australia set to begin Hong Kong flights in July http://atwonline.com/daily-news/virgin-australia-set-begin-hong-kong-flights-july <div class="node-body article-body">Virgin Australia will begin services between Melbourne and Hong Kong in July, expanding its international footprint into Greater China for the first time.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/daily-news/virgin-australia-set-begin-hong-kong-flights-july" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/daily-news/virgin-australia-set-begin-hong-kong-flights-july#comments Airlines Daily News Airports & Routes Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:34:00 +0000 242261 at http://atwonline.com <p>Virgin Australia A330-200</p> Wikimedia/Li Pang SWISS converts five Bombardier CS100s to CS300s http://atwonline.com/airframes/swiss-converts-five-bombardier-cs100s-cs300s <div class="node-body article-body">Lufthansa subsidiary Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) is to convert five more Bombardier CSeries 100s to the larger CS300.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airframes/swiss-converts-five-bombardier-cs100s-cs300s" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airframes/swiss-converts-five-bombardier-cs100s-cs300s#comments Airframes Daily News Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:07:00 +0000 242251 at http://atwonline.com <p>SWISS CS100</p> Bombardier Finnair suspends Miami route on aircraft, crew shortage http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/finnair-suspends-miami-route-aircraft-crew-shortage <div class="node-body article-body">Oneworld carrier Finnair has been forced to suspend its Helsinki-Miami service for summer 2017 and cut Helsinki-Chicago frequencies, citing a temporary shortage of aircraft and crew.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/finnair-suspends-miami-route-aircraft-crew-shortage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/finnair-suspends-miami-route-aircraft-crew-shortage#comments Daily News Airports & Routes Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:10:00 +0000 242241 at http://atwonline.com <p>Finnair A350-900</p> Rob Finlayson Experts: DHS electronics ban could pose safety risks http://atwonline.com/safety/experts-dhs-electronics-ban-could-pose-safety-risks <div class="node-body article-body">Travelers from 10 Middle Eastern and African airports flying to the US under a new Homeland Security Department (DHS) electronics ban could see an increased risk from lithium battery-ignited fires in the cargo holds of their aircraft, according to two battery and aircraft safety experts.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/experts-dhs-electronics-ban-could-pose-safety-risks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/experts-dhs-electronics-ban-could-pose-safety-risks#comments Security Daily News Safety ATW Plus Wed, 22 Mar 2017 15:41:00 +0000 242231 at http://atwonline.com Getty Images Washington National Airport to start $1 billion expansion this summer http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/washington-national-airport-start-1-billion-expansion-summer <div class="node-body article-body">A new 14-gate concourse will be added to Washington National Airport (DCA) by 2021 as part of a $1 billion expansion project.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/washington-national-airport-start-1-billion-expansion-summer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/washington-national-airport-start-1-billion-expansion-summer#comments Daily News Airports & Routes Wed, 22 Mar 2017 15:10:00 +0000 242221 at http://atwonline.com <p>Rendering of DCA&rsquo;s new concourse for regional aircraft, slated to be completed by 2021.</p> Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority