Open Skies http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7398/more en Competition watchdog opposes Qantas-China Eastern deal http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/competition-watchdog-opposes-qantas-china-eastern-deal <div class="node-body article-body">Australian regulators have signaled they will not approve plans for Qantas and China Eastern to form a closer partnership, likely derailing the airlines’ strategy to strengthen their positions in the Australia-China market.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/competition-watchdog-opposes-qantas-china-eastern-deal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/competition-watchdog-opposes-qantas-china-eastern-deal#comments Airlines Open Skies Daily News Airports & Routes ACCC ATW Plus Australian Competition and Consumer Commission China Eastern joint venture partnership Qantas Thu, 26 Mar 2015 19:16:00 +0000 160511 at http://atwonline.com <p>Qantas A380</p> By Kurt Hofmann FedEx: Don’t ‘capitulate’ to US passenger airlines on Open Skies http://atwonline.com/open-skies/fedex-don-t-capitulate-us-passenger-airlines-open-skies <div class="node-body article-body">FedEx Corp. is pushing back hard against major US passenger airlines that, in the cargo giant’s view, are trying to get the US government to alter Open Skies agreements with Middle East states that are integral to FedEx’s business. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/fedex-don-t-capitulate-us-passenger-airlines-open-skies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/fedex-don-t-capitulate-us-passenger-airlines-open-skies#comments Airlines Open Skies Daily News American Airlines David Bronczek Delta Air Lines Dubai Emirates Airline Etihad Airways FedEx FedEx Express Frederick Smith open skies Qatar Airways UAE United Airlines United Arab Emirates US-UAE Open Skies Thu, 19 Mar 2015 18:25:00 +0000 159681 at http://atwonline.com <p>FedEx MD-11F</p> By Rob Finlayson Analysis - Washington Sandstorm http://atwonline.com/open-skies/analysis-washington-sandstorm <div class="field-deck"> Alleged subsidy feud escalates between US and Gulf carriers. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines have joined forces with a number of unions to reveal a report they say supports their claims that the major Gulf carriers are heavily subsidized by their state owners.&nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/analysis-washington-sandstorm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/analysis-washington-sandstorm#comments Airlines Analysis Open Skies American Airlines Delta Air Lines Emirates Airline Etihad Airways Gulf carriers Qatar Airways United Airlines Thu, 19 Mar 2015 16:04:00 +0000 159651 at http://atwonline.com Thinkstock Editorial — A Dangerous Debate http://atwonline.com/open-skies/editorial-dangerous-debate <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The Gulf subsidy campaign by American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines, backed solidly by their union groups, merits as much scrutiny as went into the 55-page report they commissioned and which took two years to prepare.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/editorial-dangerous-debate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/editorial-dangerous-debate#comments Airlines Open Skies Editorial American Airlines Delta Air Lines Emirates Etihad Airways Gulf carriers Qatar Airways United Airlines. Open Skies Thu, 19 Mar 2015 15:46:00 +0000 159641 at http://atwonline.com EU seeks mandate for talks with Gulf states over subsidies http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/eu-seeks-mandate-talks-gulf-states-over-subsidies <div class="node-body article-body">Citing “distortions in the market,” European Union (EU) transport commissioner Violeta Bulc said she will seek a new mandate from EU countries to open talks with the United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Saudi Arabia over “unfair subsidies to airlines.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/eu-seeks-mandate-talks-gulf-states-over-subsidies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/eu-seeks-mandate-talks-gulf-states-over-subsidies#comments Airlines Government Affairs Open Skies Daily News American Airlines Delta Air Lines Emirates Airline EU European Commission France Germany Lufthansa Qatar Saudi Arabia subsidies UAE United Airlines United Arab Emirates Wed, 18 Mar 2015 21:28:00 +0000 159601 at http://atwonline.com American’s Parker calls Gulf carrier subsidy ‘unprecedented’ as feud escalates http://atwonline.com/open-skies/american-s-parker-calls-gulf-carrier-subsidy-unprecedented-feud-escalates <div class="node-body article-body">American Airlines CEO Doug Parker today said the airline subsidy evidence against Qatar and the United Arab Emirates was “overwhelming” and “unprecedented.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/american-s-parker-calls-gulf-carrier-subsidy-unprecedented-feud-escalates" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/american-s-parker-calls-gulf-carrier-subsidy-unprecedented-feud-escalates#comments Airlines Open Skies Daily News Trade Shows & Conferences American Airlines Boeing Carsten Spohr Delta Doug Parker Emirates Etihad Gulf carriers James Hogan Jeff Smisek Lufthansa open skies Qatar Airways Ray Conner Tim Clark United Airlines Tue, 17 Mar 2015 20:51:00 +0000 159321 at http://atwonline.com <p>American Airlines CEO Doug Parker</p> Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images Etihad CEO speaks out on US airline campaign against Gulf carriers http://atwonline.com/open-skies/etihad-ceo-speaks-out-us-airline-campaign-against-gulf-carriers <div class="node-body article-body">Etihad Airways president and CEO James Hogan has made his first public comments on the growing campaign by the three largest US carriers against the three Gulf airlines they say operate on the basis of unfair government subsidies.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/etihad-ceo-speaks-out-us-airline-campaign-against-gulf-carriers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/etihad-ceo-speaks-out-us-airline-campaign-against-gulf-carriers#comments Airlines Open Skies Daily News Trade Shows & Conferences Abu Dhabi American Airlines Delta Air Lines Etihad Airways Gulf carriers James Hogan open skies United Airlines Tue, 17 Mar 2015 15:41:00 +0000 159291 at http://atwonline.com <p>Etihad A380-800</p> Courtesy, Airbus <p>Etihad Airways president and CEO James Hogan</p> By Victoria Moores ATW exclusive: Emirates’ Clark calls anti-Gulf carrier campaign ‘disturbing’ http://atwonline.com/open-skies/atw-exclusive-emirates-clark-calls-anti-gulf-carrier-campaign-disturbing <div class="node-body article-body">Emirates Airline president Tim Clark has dismissed the attack by three major US carriers on the Gulf airlines as “extraordinary” and “disturbing.” </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/atw-exclusive-emirates-clark-calls-anti-gulf-carrier-campaign-disturbing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/atw-exclusive-emirates-clark-calls-anti-gulf-carrier-campaign-disturbing#comments Airlines Open Skies Daily News American Airlines ATW Plus Delta Air Lines Emirates Airline Etihad Gulf carriers open skies Qatar Airways Tim Clark United Airlines Tue, 17 Mar 2015 11:57:00 +0000 159261 at http://atwonline.com <p>Emirates 777-300ER</p> Courtesy, Boeing <p>Emirates Airline president Tim Clark</p> Courtesy, Emirates Russia and Georgia postpone temporarily regulations http://atwonline.com/open-skies/russia-and-georgia-postpone-temporarily-regulations <div class="node-body article-body">Russian and Georgian aviation authorities have agreed to temporarily postpone flight regulations between the countries through March 28. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/russia-and-georgia-postpone-temporarily-regulations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/russia-and-georgia-postpone-temporarily-regulations#comments Airlines Open Skies Daily News Aeroflot Georgian Airways Rosaviatsia Transaero Fri, 13 Mar 2015 19:35:00 +0000 159101 at http://atwonline.com <p>Georgian Airways A319</p> By Rob Finlayson In Open Skies war game, Gulf carriers 3: US carriers 0 http://atwonline.com/blog/open-skies-war-game-gulf-carriers-3-us-carriers-0 <div class="node-body blog-body">Today, after two years of “investigation” and a largely behind-closed-doors campaign (apart from the Delta CEO’s unfortunate CNN interview), the three major US carriers finally made public the document that allegedly proves their Gulf carrier rivals are operating only because of more than $40 billion subsidies from their state owners.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/atw-editors-blog-0">ATW Editor&#039;s Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/open-skies-war-game-gulf-carriers-3-us-carriers-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/open-skies-war-game-gulf-carriers-3-us-carriers-0#comments Airlines Blogs Open Skies American Airlines Chapter 11 Delta Emirates Etihad Open Skies Qatar UAE united airlines ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Thu, 05 Mar 2015 20:34:00 +0000 158231 at http://atwonline.com