Open Skies http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7398/more en This week's poll question: The US should forge an Open Skies aviation agreement with China. http://atwonline.com/poll/06172016 <div class="node-body advpoll_binary-body"><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/atwonline.com/files/uploads/2016/04/04/Poll-150-home-page_7.jpg" style="width: 150px; height: 69px;" /></p> </div><form action="/poll/06172016" accept-charset="UTF-8" method="post" id="advpoll-voting-binary-form-0" class="advpoll-vote"> <div><div class="poll"> <div class="advpoll-available-choices"> <div class="vote-choices"> <div class="form-radios"><div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-2991-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-2991"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-2991" name="choice" value="2991" class="form-radio" /> Yes</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-3001-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-3001"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-3001" name="choice" value="3001" class="form-radio" /> No</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-3011-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-3011"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-3011" name="choice" value="3011" class="form-radio" /> Maybe</label> </div> </div> </div> </div> <input type="hidden" name="ajax" id="edit-ajax" value="" class="ajax" /> <input type="hidden" name="nid" id="edit-nid" value="213171" class="edit-nid" /> <input type="submit" name="op" id="edit-vote-binary-0" value="Answer" class="form-submit" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_build_id" id="form-vyN7qkUrYgXc9dKLH01U7J8ofxVR-FD8kCnQjVTxvYc" value="form-vyN7qkUrYgXc9dKLH01U7J8ofxVR-FD8kCnQjVTxvYc" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_id" id="edit-advpoll-voting-binary-form" value="advpoll_voting_binary_form" /> </div> </div></form> http://atwonline.com/poll/06172016#comments Open Skies Fri, 17 Jun 2016 20:02:41 +0000 213171 at http://atwonline.com Europe transport chief: Think bigger on EU-US Open Skies http://atwonline.com/open-skies/europe-transport-chief-think-bigger-eu-us-open-skies <div class="node-body article-body">Europe and the US should broaden their Open Skies transatlantic aviation agreement so that airlines can operate more like other businesses, unshackled by ownership and control rules, the head of the European Commission’s transport directorate told a Washington DC audience.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/europe-transport-chief-think-bigger-eu-us-open-skies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/europe-transport-chief-think-bigger-eu-us-open-skies#comments Airlines Eco-Aviation Open Skies Daily News Mon, 13 Jun 2016 20:42:00 +0000 212551 at http://atwonline.com AirAsia CEO: ASEAN growth potential still good http://atwonline.com/open-skies/airasia-ceo-asean-growth-potential-still-good <div class="node-body article-body">Malaysian low-cost carrier (LCC) AirAsia CEO Aireen Omar said growth potential across the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) region is still good, despite some signs of a slowdown.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/airasia-ceo-asean-growth-potential-still-good" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/airasia-ceo-asean-growth-potential-still-good#comments Open Skies Daily News Fri, 10 Jun 2016 18:20:00 +0000 212301 at http://atwonline.com Aer Lingus CEO: “we welcome new entrants” in transatlantic market http://atwonline.com/open-skies/aer-lingus-ceo-we-welcome-new-entrants-transatlantic-market <div class="node-body article-body">Ireland’s pro-aviation policy, embracing deregulation and liberalizing market access, is visionary and helps enable growth among airlines, lessors, MROs and aviation and travel companies, the CEO of Aer Lingus told a Washington DC audience this week.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/aer-lingus-ceo-we-welcome-new-entrants-transatlantic-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/aer-lingus-ceo-we-welcome-new-entrants-transatlantic-market#comments Aeropolitics Airlines Open Skies Daily News Airports & Routes ATW Plus Fri, 20 May 2016 19:57:00 +0000 209671 at http://atwonline.com Fighting On http://atwonline.com/open-skies/fighting <div class="field-deck"> Norwegian’s transatlantic growth plan has been stymied by opponents and red tape, but the company is optimistic for low-cost long-haul. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">More than two years after Norwegian’s Irish subsidiary Norwegian Air International (NAI) applied to the US Department of Transportation (DOT) for a US foreign carrier permit, DOT finally gave tentative approval in April. But the waiting continues as labor groups log more protests.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/fighting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/fighting#comments Open Skies ATW Magazine Thu, 19 May 2016 14:15:00 +0000 209431 at http://atwonline.com <p>Norwegian 787-900</p> Boeing Fighting On http://atwonline.com/open-skies/fighting-0 <div class="field-deck"> Norwegian’s transatlantic growth plan has been stymied by opponents and red tape, but the company is optimistic for low-cost long-haul. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">More than two years after Norwegian’s Irish subsidiary Norwegian Air International (NAI) applied to the US Department of Transportation (DOT) for a US foreign carrier permit, DOT finally gave tentative approval in April. But the waiting continues as labor groups log more protests.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/fighting-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/fighting-0#comments Open Skies ATW Magazine ATW Plus Thu, 19 May 2016 14:15:00 +0000 209421 at http://atwonline.com <p>Norwegian 787-900</p> Boeing NAI supporters dispel opponent claims as unions protest in Washington http://atwonline.com/open-skies/nai-supporters-dispel-opponent-claims-unions-protest-washington <div class="node-body article-body">Accusations from those opposed to granting Norwegian Air International (NAI) a foreign air carrier permit are “false and slanderous,” the carrier’s supporters said Thursday.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/nai-supporters-dispel-opponent-claims-unions-protest-washington" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/nai-supporters-dispel-opponent-claims-unions-protest-washington#comments Open Skies Daily News ATW Plus Thu, 12 May 2016 18:45:00 +0000 208531 at http://atwonline.com <p>Norwegian 787-9</p> Norwegian Norwegian becomes the new “Gulf” target in the transatlantic battle http://atwonline.com/blog/norwegian-becomes-new-gulf-target-transatlantic-battle <div class="node-body blog-body">Perhaps not surprisingly, last month’s announcement by the US Department of Transportation that Norwegian Air International (NAI) should be granted a foreign carrier permit has so far not unclogged the way for NAI to begin transatlantic services.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/norwegian-becomes-new-gulf-target-transatlantic-battle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/norwegian-becomes-new-gulf-target-transatlantic-battle#comments Aeropolitics Open Skies Labor Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Thu, 05 May 2016 15:49:00 +0000 207591 at http://atwonline.com Hogan defends Etihad in US speech: ‘There’s nothing sinister here’ http://atwonline.com/open-skies/hogan-defends-etihad-us-speech-there-s-nothing-sinister-here <div class="node-body article-body">Etihad Airways president and CEO James Hogan vigorously defended the Abu Dhabi-based airline’s presence in the US during an April 21 luncheon address in New York, arguing that the carrier has every right to compete against major US airlines on international routes.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/hogan-defends-etihad-us-speech-there-s-nothing-sinister-here" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/hogan-defends-etihad-us-speech-there-s-nothing-sinister-here#comments Open Skies Daily News ATW Plus Fri, 22 Apr 2016 14:36:00 +0000 205791 at http://atwonline.com <p>Etihad Airways president and CEO James Hogan</p> Etihad Airways European pilot union decries DOT approval for Norwegian services http://atwonline.com/open-skies/european-pilot-union-decries-dot-approval-norwegian-services <div class="node-body article-body">The European Cockpit Association (ECA) has criticized the US Department of Transportation (DOT) and European Commission (EC) for the tentative approval of Norwegian Air International’s (NAI) bid to start transatlantic services. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/european-pilot-union-decries-dot-approval-norwegian-services" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/european-pilot-union-decries-dot-approval-norwegian-services#comments Government Affairs Open Skies Daily News ATW Plus Tue, 19 Apr 2016 18:06:00 +0000 205321 at http://atwonline.com <p>Norwegian 737-800</p> Rob Finlayson