Open Skies http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7398/more en FAA allowing ‘satellite-based highways in the sky’ in Washington DC region http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/faa-allowing-satellite-based-highways-sky-washington-dc-region <div class="node-body article-body">FAA is now allowing three parallel “optimized profile descents” into the Washington DC-area’s three major airports, an airspace modification the agency said will save airlines 2.5 million gallons of fuel per year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/faa-allowing-satellite-based-highways-sky-washington-dc-region" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/faa-allowing-satellite-based-highways-sky-washington-dc-region#comments Air Traffic Management Eco-Aviation Open Skies Daily News air traffic control air traffic management Baltimore/Washington BWI DCA FAA IAD NextGen ATC Washington Dulles Washington National Mon, 24 Nov 2014 20:46:00 +0000 147521 at http://atwonline.com Norwegian CEO blasts opponents of Norwegian Air International http://atwonline.com/open-skies/norwegian-ceo-blasts-opponents-norwegian-air-international <div class="node-body article-body">Norwegian Air Shuttle CEO Bjørn Kjos told a Washington DC audience Thursday that Irish labor laws played no role in the decision to base long-haul subsidiary Norwegian Air International (NAI) in Ireland.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/norwegian-ceo-blasts-opponents-norwegian-air-international" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/norwegian-ceo-blasts-opponents-norwegian-air-international#comments Airlines Open Skies Daily News Boeing 787 Department of Transportation DOT Dreamliner International Aviation Club NAI Norwegian Air International Norwegian Air Shuttle transatlantic Thu, 20 Nov 2014 20:19:00 +0000 147261 at http://atwonline.com <p>Norwegian Air Shuttle Boeing 787-8</p> By Rob Finlayson <p>Norwegian Air Shuttle CEO Bj&oslash;rn Kjos</p> Courtesy, Norwegian Air International Norwegian Air International debate heats up http://atwonline.com/open-skies/norwegian-air-international-debate-heats <div class="node-body article-body">Advocates on both sides of the debate over Norwegian Air International (NAI) are making their voices heard in Washington DC this week, hoping to convince the US Department of Transportation (DOT) to either approve or disallow NAI from flying transatlantic flights to/from the US.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/norwegian-air-international-debate-heats" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/norwegian-air-international-debate-heats#comments Airlines Open Skies Daily News Air Line Pilots Association ALPA Asgeir Nyseth Bjørn Kjos Congress Department of Transportation DOT Lee Moak NAI Norwegian Air International Norwegian Air Shuttle Wed, 19 Nov 2014 20:01:00 +0000 147091 at http://atwonline.com <p>Norwegian Boeing 787-8</p> Courtesy, Norwegian New visa regulations expected to increase US-China travel http://atwonline.com/security/new-visa-regulations-expected-increase-us-china-travel <div class="node-body article-body">New visa reciprocal visa regulations between the US and China that go into force Nov. 12 could dramatically affect transpacific demand by markedly increasing the number of visitors from China to the US. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/security/new-visa-regulations-expected-increase-us-china-travel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/security/new-visa-regulations-expected-increase-us-china-travel#comments Open Skies Security Daily News ATW Plus China Department of Commerce Department of State Jeff Smisek Roger Down Travel Association United Airlines visa Visa Waiver Program Wed, 12 Nov 2014 20:41:00 +0000 145931 at http://atwonline.com Second carriers to begin Moscow-Prague service in summer 2015 http://atwonline.com/open-skies/second-carriers-begin-moscow-prague-service-summer-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">Russian and Czech aviation authorities have again agreed to designate second carriers to begin services on the Moscow-Prague route. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/second-carriers-begin-moscow-prague-service-summer-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/second-carriers-begin-moscow-prague-service-summer-2015#comments Open Skies Daily News ATW Plus IATA summer season Moscow-Prague service MOU Tue, 28 Oct 2014 19:50:00 +0000 143711 at http://atwonline.com Turkish carriers gain open access to Sochi http://atwonline.com/airlines/turkish-carriers-gain-open-access-sochi <div class="node-body article-body">Russian aviation authorities have removed all restrictions for Turkish carriers on service to Sochi International Airport for the next three IATA seasons. The move is part of the Russian government’s plan to recoup the investment on airport renovations to prepare for last year’s 2014 Winter Olympics.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/turkish-carriers-gain-open-access-sochi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/turkish-carriers-gain-open-access-sochi#comments Airlines Open Skies Daily News Airports & Routes Atatürk Airport ATW Plus IATA open skies Rosaviatsia Sabiha Gökçen Airport Sochi International Airport Turkish Airlines Fri, 24 Oct 2014 21:06:00 +0000 143501 at http://atwonline.com AEA responds to allegations of protectionism http://atwonline.com/open-skies/aea-responds-allegations-protectionism <div class="node-body article-body">Association of European Airlines (AEA) CEO Athar Husain Khan has pushed back against the suggestion that European airlines are protectionist, redirecting the focus onto other, less liberalized markets.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/aea-responds-allegations-protectionism" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/aea-responds-allegations-protectionism#comments Associations Open Skies Daily News Trade Shows & Conferences AEA Association of European Airlines Athar Husain Khan ATW Plus deregulation foreign ownership liberalization open skies traffic rights Tue, 21 Oct 2014 19:56:00 +0000 142991 at http://atwonline.com European Commission requests ‘urgent’ joint committee meeting on NAI http://atwonline.com/open-skies/european-commission-requests-urgent-joint-committee-meeting-nai <div class="node-body article-body">The European Commission has called for an “urgent” meeting of the joint committee that governs the US-European Union (EU) open skies to discuss the US Department of Transportation's (DOT) delay in approving Norwegian Air International’s (NAI) application to serve the US.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/european-commission-requests-urgent-joint-committee-meeting-nai" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/european-commission-requests-urgent-joint-committee-meeting-nai#comments Airlines Open Skies Daily News air operator’s certificate Asgeir Nyseth ATW Plus NAI Norwegian Air International Norwegian Air Shuttle Olivier Onidi open skies Thomas Engle US Department of Transportation Fri, 10 Oct 2014 20:34:00 +0000 142041 at http://atwonline.com <p>Norwegian Air Shuttle 787-8</p> Courtesy, Norwegian Norwegian Air International ‘frustrated’ but willing to wait on DOT ruling http://atwonline.com/open-skies/norwegian-air-international-frustrated-willing-wait-dot-ruling <div class="node-body article-body">Norwegian Air Shuttle indicated it is prepared to wait as long as necessary to gain US Department of Transportation (DOT) approval for its Ireland-based long-haul subsidiary Norwegian Air International (NAI) to operate flights between Europe and the US.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/norwegian-air-international-frustrated-willing-wait-dot-ruling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/norwegian-air-international-frustrated-willing-wait-dot-ruling#comments Airlines Open Skies Daily News Asgeir Nyseth ATW Plus DOT EU-US Open Skies Ireland NAI Norwegian Air International Norwegian Air Shuttle traffic rights unions US Department of Transportation Tue, 07 Oct 2014 20:29:00 +0000 141451 at http://atwonline.com <p>Norwegian Air Shuttle Boeing 787-8</p> By Rob Finlayson Norwegian CEO details long-haul plans; confident on US clearance http://atwonline.com/open-skies/norwegian-ceo-details-long-haul-plans-confident-us-clearance <div class="node-body article-body">Norwegian CEO Bjørn Kjos is eyeing long-haul flights to Africa and Latin America in 2016-18, and is still optimistic it will secure US clearance for Norwegian International.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/norwegian-ceo-details-long-haul-plans-confident-us-clearance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/norwegian-ceo-details-long-haul-plans-confident-us-clearance#comments Airlines Open Skies Daily News Airports & Routes 787-9 ATW Plus Bjørn Kjos Norwegian Fri, 19 Sep 2014 19:54:00 +0000 139451 at http://atwonline.com <p>Norwegian CEO Bj&oslash;rn Kjos speaks at the World Low Cost Airlines Congress</p> By Victoria Moores