Open Skies http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7398/more en COMMENTARY: US white paper on Gulf carriers distorts my academic report http://atwonline.com/open-skies/commentary-us-white-paper-gulf-carriers-distorts-my-academic-report <div class="node-body article-body">As the author of an academic research paper that was quoted a number of times in a US airline-commissioned 55-page white paper entitled “Restoring open skies: the need to address subsidized competition from state-owned airlines in Qatar and the UAE”, I would like to address a number of issues pertaining to the report. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/commentary-us-white-paper-gulf-carriers-distorts-my-academic-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/commentary-us-white-paper-gulf-carriers-distorts-my-academic-report#comments Commentary Open Skies Regulation White Paper Airports & Routes British Airways Dubai Emirates Frankie O’Connell Gulf carriers Heathrow Incheon New York Singapore Airlines subsidy UAE Sun, 26 Apr 2015 23:18:00 +0000 163731 at http://atwonline.com Airberlin resigns AEA membership over Gulf carrier dispute http://atwonline.com/associations/airberlin-resigns-aea-membership-over-gulf-carrier-dispute <div class="node-body article-body">Etihad Airways equity partner airberlin has resigned its membership of the Association of European Airlines (AEA), accusing the lobbying organization of taking a protectionist stance against the three major Gulf carriers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/associations/airberlin-resigns-aea-membership-over-gulf-carrier-dispute" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/associations/airberlin-resigns-aea-membership-over-gulf-carrier-dispute#comments Airlines Associations Government Affairs Open Skies Daily News AEA airberlin British Airways Etihad Airways Gulf carriers IAG Iberia International Airlines Group Qatar Airways Stefan Pichler the Association of European Airlines Willie Walsh Tue, 21 Apr 2015 19:55:00 +0000 163051 at http://atwonline.com <p>Airberlin A330-300</p> By Rob Finlayson European associations confirm tie-up talks http://atwonline.com/associations/european-associations-confirm-tie-talks <div class="node-body article-body">The Association of European Airlines (AEA) and the International Air Carrier Association (IACA) have confirmed they are in talks about a possible cooperation, which have been ongoing for “some months” and are unrelated to British Airways, Iberia and airberlin recently resigning their AEA memberships, an AEA spokesman told ATW.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/associations/european-associations-confirm-tie-talks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/associations/european-associations-confirm-tie-talks#comments Airlines Associations Open Skies Daily News AEA airberlin Association of European Airlines associations ATW Plus British Airways IACA Iberia International Air Carrier Association lobby regulation Sylviane Lust Tue, 21 Apr 2015 19:54:00 +0000 163201 at http://atwonline.com DOT: Alaska can transfer LAX-Mexico City authority to American http://atwonline.com/open-skies/dot-alaska-can-transfer-lax-mexico-city-authority-american <div class="node-body article-body">Alaska Airlines may transfer its authority to fly between Los Angeles (LAX) and Mexico City to American Airlines, the US Department of Transportation (DOT) tentatively decided on April 17, despite an objection from Delta Air Lines. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/dot-alaska-can-transfer-lax-mexico-city-authority-american" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/dot-alaska-can-transfer-lax-mexico-city-authority-american#comments Airlines Open Skies Daily News Airports & Routes Alaska Airlines American Airlines ATW Plus Delta Air Lines Department of Transportation DOT LAX Mexico City United Tue, 21 Apr 2015 19:52:00 +0000 163191 at http://atwonline.com <p>Alaska Airlines Boeing 737-900</p> By Rob Finlayson US review of Gulf carriers should establish facts vs fancy http://atwonline.com/blog/us-review-gulf-carriers-should-establish-facts-vs-fancy <div class="node-body blog-body">As the campaign led by American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines sped from secret briefings in Washington DC to the broad media and loud finger-pointing, one thing became clear. The US carriers are eager for a fight against Emirates, Etihad and Qatar and their state owners. So if there’s to be a bruising, then the facts should be established in as far as they are directly relevant to what is or is not fair competition. </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/us-review-gulf-carriers-should-establish-facts-vs-fancy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/us-review-gulf-carriers-should-establish-facts-vs-fancy#comments Blogs Government Affairs Open Skies American antitrust Delta DOT Emirates Etihad Gulf carriers Open Skies Qatar UAE United ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Sun, 19 Apr 2015 18:26:00 +0000 162921 at http://atwonline.com Editorial: US review of Gulf carriers should establish facts vs fancy http://atwonline.com/open-skies/editorial-us-review-gulf-carriers-should-establish-facts-vs-fancy <div class="node-body article-body">As the campaign led by American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines sped from secret briefings in Washington DC to the broad media and loud finger-pointing, one thing became clear. The US carriers are eager for a fight against Emirates, Etihad and Qatar and their state owners. So if there’s to be a bruising, then the facts should be established in as far as they are directly relevant to what is or is not fair competition. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/editorial-us-review-gulf-carriers-should-establish-facts-vs-fancy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/editorial-us-review-gulf-carriers-should-establish-facts-vs-fancy#comments Airlines Government Affairs Open Skies Editorial American antitrust Delta DOT Emirates Etihad Gulf carriers open skies Qatar UAE United Sun, 19 Apr 2015 18:21:00 +0000 162911 at http://atwonline.com Hogan: Etihad delivers significant benefits to Europe http://atwonline.com/open-skies/hogan-etihad-delivers-significant-benefits-europe <div class="node-body article-body">Etihad Airways contributes considerable benefits to the European economy, Etihad president and CEO James Hogan told European Commission Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc in response to “protectionist competitors” that threaten the Abu Dhabi-based carrier’s ability to provide jobs and invest in partner airlines.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/hogan-etihad-delivers-significant-benefits-europe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/hogan-etihad-delivers-significant-benefits-europe#comments Airlines Open Skies Daily News Aer Lingus Air Serbia airberlin Airbus Alitalia ATW Plus Boeing Etihad Airways Etihad Regional EU James Hogan Fri, 17 Apr 2015 19:24:00 +0000 162821 at http://atwonline.com <p>Etihad Airways A380</p> Courtesy, Airbus IAG’s British Airways, Iberia leave AEA in clash over Gulf carriers http://atwonline.com/open-skies/iag-s-british-airways-iberia-leave-aea-clash-over-gulf-carriers <div class="node-body article-body">In the worst clash so far among European airlines over how to deal with the Persian Gulf carriers, Iberia and British Airways (BA) left industry lobby group Association of European Airlines (AEA) at the end of March.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/iag-s-british-airways-iberia-leave-aea-clash-over-gulf-carriers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/iag-s-british-airways-iberia-leave-aea-clash-over-gulf-carriers#comments Airlines Open Skies Daily News AEA Air France-KLM Association of European Airlines ATW Plus British Airways Giovanni Bisignani Gulf carriers IATA Iberia International Airlines Group Temel Kotil Willie Walsh Thu, 16 Apr 2015 17:39:00 +0000 162721 at http://atwonline.com <p>British Airways and Iberia aircraft</p> By Linda Blachly Belarus, Ukraine agree on flight frequencies http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/belarus-ukraine-agree-flight-frequencies <div class="node-body article-body">Belarus and Ukraine have agreed on flight frequencies between the capitals, Minsk and Kiev, respectively. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/belarus-ukraine-agree-flight-frequencies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/belarus-ukraine-agree-flight-frequencies#comments Airlines Open Skies Daily News Airports & Routes Belavia Igor Tcherginets Minsk National Airport Ukrainian International Airlines Tue, 14 Apr 2015 19:48:00 +0000 162331 at http://atwonline.com <p>Belavia Belarusian Airlines Boeing 737</p> Courtesy, Belavia US government to review Gulf carrier subsidy claims; establishes forum for comment http://atwonline.com/open-skies/us-government-review-gulf-carrier-subsidy-claims-establishes-forum-comment <div class="node-body article-body">The US is reviewing a report that alleges Emirates Airline, Etihad Airways and Qatar Airways receive billions of dollars of state subsidies. The government has also established an open forum where information and views on the issue can be submitted.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/us-government-review-gulf-carrier-subsidy-claims-establishes-forum-comment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/us-government-review-gulf-carrier-subsidy-claims-establishes-forum-comment#comments Airlines Government Affairs Open Skies Regulation Daily News American American for Fair Skies Delta Emirates Etihad Gulf carriers open skies Qatar Qatar Airways UAE United Airlines Mon, 13 Apr 2015 19:45:00 +0000 162141 at http://atwonline.com