Airlines http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7392/more en Regional Airline of the Year - Ethiopian Airlines http://atwonline.com/airlines/regional-airline-year-ethiopian-airlines <div class="node-body article-body">Africa’s fastest-growing and most-profitable airline operates in a challenging market, but is going from strength to strength.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/regional-airline-year-ethiopian-airlines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/regional-airline-year-ethiopian-airlines#comments Airlines ATW Awards ATW Plus Ethiopian Airlines Tewolde Gebremariam Fri, 23 Jan 2015 20:46:00 +0000 153321 at http://atwonline.com <p>Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8</p> Boeing Value Airline of the Year - Spirit Airlines http://atwonline.com/airlines/value-airline-year-spirit-airlines <div class="node-body article-body">ATW’s Value Airline of the Year is changing the way leisure flyers approach air travel. In many cases, its main competitors are not other airlines, but the bus or automobile.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/value-airline-year-spirit-airlines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/value-airline-year-spirit-airlines#comments Airlines ATW Awards ATW Plus low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines ultra low-cost carrier value airline Fri, 23 Jan 2015 20:41:00 +0000 153311 at http://atwonline.com Rob Finlayson ATW Leadership Award - John Pistole http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/atw-leadership-award-john-pistole <div class="node-body article-body">The US Transportation Security Administration, or TSA, is an agency with 60,000 workers responsible for security at more than 450 US airports.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/atw-leadership-award-john-pistole" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/atw-leadership-award-john-pistole#comments Airlines Government Affairs ATW Awards ATW Plus John Pistole Transportation Security Administration TSA Fri, 23 Jan 2015 20:34:00 +0000 153301 at http://atwonline.com TSA Airline Market Leader - Air Astana http://atwonline.com/airlines/airline-market-leader-air-astana <div class="node-body article-body">One of the world’s most remarkable airline success stories is set against a backdrop of the ancient Silk Road in the previously off-limits flank of the Soviet Union.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/airline-market-leader-air-astana" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/airline-market-leader-air-astana#comments Airlines ATW Awards ATW Plus Fri, 23 Jan 2015 20:31:00 +0000 153291 at http://atwonline.com Air Astana Airline of the Year - Southwest Airlines http://atwonline.com/airlines/airline-year-southwest-airlines <div class="node-body article-body">There are many reasons why this year’s recipient of ATW’s top award is one of the most loved and honored airlines, and it starts with “LUV” as its stock exchange ticker symbol.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/airline-year-southwest-airlines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/airline-year-southwest-airlines#comments Airlines ATW Awards ATW Plus Boeing 737 MAX Southwest Airlines Fri, 23 Jan 2015 20:22:00 +0000 153281 at http://atwonline.com <p>Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700 at LAX.</p> Rob Finlayson Analysis - Asia in the Spotlight http://atwonline.com/airlines/analysis-asia-spotlight <div class="field-deck"> The world’s fastest-growing air travel region could see changes after 2014’s tragedies. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>At a press conference in Doha for the unveiling of the first Airbus A350 in January, Qatar Airways Group CEO Akbar Al Baker was asked about the safety standards of Asian airlines since three aircraft from the region had crashed in one year.</p> <p>With his typical directness, Al Baker&rsquo;s response was swift. &ldquo;There was only one crash in 2014. One aircraft was shot down&mdash;that is not a crash&mdash;and the other aircraft is missing and we don&rsquo;t know what happened,&rdquo; he said.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/analysis-asia-spotlight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/analysis-asia-spotlight#comments Airlines ATW Plus Fri, 23 Jan 2015 20:17:00 +0000 153271 at http://atwonline.com iStock Editorial - Careful What You Ask For http://atwonline.com/airlines/editorial-careful-what-you-ask <div class="node-body article-body">Leaders of the “big three” US consolidated carriers, American, Delta and United, are believed to be ramping up their campaign in Washington DC against the major Gulf carriers, which are looking to expand their North American footprints.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/editorial-careful-what-you-ask" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/editorial-careful-what-you-ask#comments Airlines American Airlines ATW Plus Delta Air Lines Gulf airlines Gulf carriers United Airlines US Congress Fri, 23 Jan 2015 20:13:00 +0000 153261 at http://atwonline.com Table of Contents - February 2015 http://atwonline.com/airlines/table-contents-february-2015 <div class="node-body article-body"><h3> <strong>On the Cover</strong></h3> <p><strong>Simply the Best</strong><br /> 21&nbsp;&nbsp; ATW&rsquo;s 41st Annual Industry Achievement Awards</p> <p>22&nbsp; Airline of the Year: Southwest Airlines</p> <p>28&nbsp; Airline Market Leader: Air Astana</p> <p>30&nbsp; ATW Leadership Award: John S. Pistole</p> <p>31&nbsp;&nbsp; Value Airline of the Year: Spirit Airlines</p> <p>32&nbsp; Regional Airline of the Year: Ethiopian Airlines</p> <p>33&nbsp; Airport of theYear: London Heathrow<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &amp; Star Alliance</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/table-contents-february-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/table-contents-february-2015#comments Airlines ATW Plus Fri, 23 Jan 2015 20:04:00 +0000 153251 at http://atwonline.com Tunisair considers low-cost carrier launch http://atwonline.com/airlines/tunisair-considers-low-cost-carrier-launch <div class="node-body article-body">Tunisair is considering the launch of a low-cost carrier in a bid to maintain market share when its skies become liberalized. Last April, the European Commission heralded progress towards concluding an Open Skies agreement with Tunisia. Once finalized, this agreement is likely to open the doors to fierce European low-cost competition, similar to that seen in Morocco. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/tunisair-considers-low-cost-carrier-launch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/tunisair-considers-low-cost-carrier-launch#comments Airlines Daily News Ali Dridi ATW Plus Enfidha EU European Commission LCC low-cost carrier open skies Tunis Tunisair Fri, 23 Jan 2015 19:05:00 +0000 153221 at http://atwonline.com VTB Bank files bankruptcy claim against Russian carrier VIM Avia http://atwonline.com/finance-data/vtb-bank-files-bankruptcy-claim-against-russian-carrier-vim-avia <div class="node-body article-body">Russia’s VTB Bank has filed a bankruptcy motion against VIM Avia, TASS news agency reported quoting court documents. Reasons for the claim were not disclosed, but VIM Avia said in a statement that it recognized its debt to the bank, adding it will not impact carrier operations. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/finance-data/vtb-bank-files-bankruptcy-claim-against-russian-carrier-vim-avia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/finance-data/vtb-bank-files-bankruptcy-claim-against-russian-carrier-vim-avia#comments Airlines Finance & Data Regulation Daily News Ak Bars Aero Bylina Moskovia Transaero UTair VIM Avia VTB Bank Fri, 23 Jan 2015 18:35:00 +0000 153211 at http://atwonline.com