Open Skies http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7398/more en EU-wide TCO safety authorizations issued to first 22 non-EU carriers http://atwonline.com/open-skies/eu-wide-tco-safety-authorizations-issued-first-22-non-eu-carriers <div class="node-body article-body">The European Commission (EC) and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) have issued the first single air safety authorizations, which are valid throughout the European Union (EU), to 22 third-country operators (TCO). </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/eu-wide-tco-safety-authorizations-issued-first-22-non-eu-carriers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/eu-wide-tco-safety-authorizations-issued-first-22-non-eu-carriers#comments Airlines Open Skies Daily News Safety EASA European Aviation Safety Agency European Commission SAFA Safety Assessment of Foreign Aircraft TCO Third Country Operators Violeta Bulc Mon, 06 Jul 2015 15:10:00 +0000 171761 at http://atwonline.com Thoughts on Emirates’ subsidy filing to US government http://atwonline.com/blog/thoughts-emirates-subsidy-filing-us-government <div class="node-body blog-body">Emirates Airline today submitted its long-awaited response to US airline allegations that it is subsidized by its government owner in ways that contravene the US-UAE Open Skies agreement. Here are some of my thoughts on Emirates’ document.</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/thoughts-emirates-subsidy-filing-us-government" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/thoughts-emirates-subsidy-filing-us-government#comments Airlines Blogs Government Affairs Open Skies Regulation American Delta Emirates Gulf carriers Open Skies Tim Clark United ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Tue, 30 Jun 2015 17:51:00 +0000 171151 at http://atwonline.com Emirates rebuts subsidy claims, says US airlines have ‘unclean hands’ http://atwonline.com/open-skies/emirates-rebuts-subsidy-claims-says-us-airlines-have-unclean-hands <div class="node-body article-body">Emirates Airline has issued a 192-page report rebutting subsidy allegations lodged against it by American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines, calling the US carriers’ argument “a mess of legal distortions and factual errors.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/emirates-rebuts-subsidy-claims-says-us-airlines-have-unclean-hands" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/emirates-rebuts-subsidy-claims-says-us-airlines-have-unclean-hands#comments Airlines Government Affairs Open Skies Daily News American Airlines Delta Air Lines Emirates Airline subsidies Tim Clark United Airlines Tue, 30 Jun 2015 15:28:00 +0000 171111 at http://atwonline.com <p>Emirates president Tim Clark at Washington DC press conference.&nbsp;</p> By Aaron Karp JetBlue: DOT should limit term of Qantas-American JV http://atwonline.com/open-skies/jetblue-dot-should-limit-term-qantas-american-jv <div class="node-body article-body">JetBlue Airways is urging the US Department of Transportation to only approve expansion of the Qantas-American Airlines joint venture (JV) with conditions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/jetblue-dot-should-limit-term-qantas-american-jv" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/jetblue-dot-should-limit-term-qantas-american-jv#comments Airlines Finance & Data Open Skies Daily News Airports & Routes American Airlines ATW Plus Department of Transportation DOT Emirates Etihad Airways Gulf carriers JetBlue joint venture JV open skies Qantas Qatar Fri, 26 Jun 2015 18:59:00 +0000 170951 at http://atwonline.com <p>JetBlue Airways A320</p> By Rob Finlayson Pogue dinner a timely reminder of the importance of Open Skies http://atwonline.com/blog/pogue-dinner-timely-reminder-importance-open-skies <div class="node-body blog-body">It was my great pleasure last night to attend the L. Welch Pogue Award dinner, where Paul V. Mifsud was honored as this year’s recipient.</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/pogue-dinner-timely-reminder-importance-open-skies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/pogue-dinner-timely-reminder-importance-open-skies#comments Airlines Blogs Government Affairs Open Skies Regulation antitrust IATA Jeffrey Shane KLM Northwest Open Skies Paul Mifsud Pogue ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Fri, 26 Jun 2015 17:13:00 +0000 170911 at http://atwonline.com Paul Mifsud, the Netherlands and the brave new world of Open Skies http://atwonline.com/open-skies/paul-mifsud-netherlands-and-brave-new-world-open-skies <div class="node-body article-body">The following remarks were delivered in Washington DC June 25 by IATA General Counsel Jeffrey Shane at the 2015 L. Welch Pogue Lifetime Achievement in Aviation Award dinner. This year’s Award recipient is Paul Mifsud. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/paul-mifsud-netherlands-and-brave-new-world-open-skies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/paul-mifsud-netherlands-and-brave-new-world-open-skies#comments Airlines Government Affairs Commentary Open Skies Regulation IATA Jeffery Shane KLM Northwest open skies Paul Mifsud Pogue Fri, 26 Jun 2015 16:14:00 +0000 170901 at http://atwonline.com <p>Washington Dulles International Airport, 1964</p> ACI Europe assembly: Language of Gulf debate needs to change http://atwonline.com/open-skies/aci-europe-assembly-language-gulf-debate-needs-change <div class="node-body article-body">Subjective words like “fairness” should be removed from the Gulf carrier debate, according to comments made by Etihad Airways, the European Commission and Ryanair at the ACI Europe General Assembly in Prague.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/aci-europe-assembly-language-gulf-debate-needs-change" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/aci-europe-assembly-language-gulf-debate-needs-change#comments Airlines Associations Government Affairs Open Skies Daily News ACI Europe General Assembly David O'Brien EC Etihad Airways European Commission Gulf carriers Gulf debate Matej Zakonjsek Ryanair Fri, 26 Jun 2015 13:39:00 +0000 170831 at http://atwonline.com <p>Moderator CAPA executive chairman Peter Harbison with (L-R): European Commission communication and political advisor Matej Zakonjsek; Ryanair CCO David O&#39;Brien, A&eacute;roports de la C&ocirc;te d&#39;Azur president Dominique Thillaud; Lufthansa CEO Karl Garnadt; Etihad general counsel and company secretary Jim Callaghan; ACI Europe president and Brussels Airport CEO Arnaud Feist</p> By Victoria Moores EU aviation strategy consultation attracts 250 responses http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/eu-aviation-strategy-consultation-attracts-250-responses <div class="node-body article-body">A 12-week consultation on Europe’s future air transport strategy closed on June 10, attracting around 250 responses that will be complied into a report by the end of the summer.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/eu-aviation-strategy-consultation-attracts-250-responses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/eu-aviation-strategy-consultation-attracts-250-responses#comments Government Affairs Open Skies Daily News ACI Europe General Assembly ATW Plus Aviation Package aviation strategy competition consultation EASA EU European Commission European Union Gulf carriers li open skies secondary trading SES SESAR Siim Kallas Single European Sky slots Violeta Bulc Thu, 25 Jun 2015 15:17:00 +0000 170721 at http://atwonline.com Delta to surrender Haneda slots; American to begin LAX flights http://atwonline.com/regulation/delta-surrender-haneda-slots-american-begin-lax-flights <div class="node-body article-body">Delta Air Lines is relinquishing its authority to operate flights between Seattle and Tokyo Haneda Airport, just days after the US Department of Transportation (DOT) issued its final order allowing the Atlanta-based carrier to retain the coveted slots.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/regulation/delta-surrender-haneda-slots-american-begin-lax-flights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/regulation/delta-surrender-haneda-slots-american-begin-lax-flights#comments Airlines Open Skies Regulation Daily News Airports & Routes American Airlines ATW Plus Delta Air Lines Department of Transportation Haneda airport open skies slots Tue, 23 Jun 2015 14:40:00 +0000 170401 at http://atwonline.com <p>Delta Air Lines 757-200</p> By Rob Finlayson Air France-KLM supports US carriers on Gulf subsidies http://atwonline.com/open-skies/air-france-klm-supports-us-carriers-gulf-subsidies <div class="node-body article-body">Air France-KLM has filed a submission to the US Department of Transportation, saying it “fully supports” US carriers—American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines —on claims raised about state-owned airlines receiving subsidies in Qatar and the United Arab Emirates.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/air-france-klm-supports-us-carriers-gulf-subsidies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/air-france-klm-supports-us-carriers-gulf-subsidies#comments Airlines Government Affairs Open Skies Daily News Air France-KLM American Airlines Delta Air Lines Department of Transportation Gulf Qatar subsidies UAE United Airlines Fri, 19 Jun 2015 18:59:00 +0000 170181 at http://atwonline.com <p>Air France Boeing 737-300</p> By Rob Finlayson