Open Skies http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7398/more en United CEO pledges no backing down on fight against Gulf carrier expansion http://atwonline.com/open-skies/united-ceo-pledges-no-backing-down-fight-against-gulf-carrier-expansion <div class="node-body article-body">The US majors will not give up on their campaign against the Gulf carriers, which present the biggest-ever threat to the future of US airlines, the CEO of United Airlines said in a speech in New York Thursday.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/united-ceo-pledges-no-backing-down-fight-against-gulf-carrier-expansion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/united-ceo-pledges-no-backing-down-fight-against-gulf-carrier-expansion#comments Airlines Government Affairs Open Skies Daily News ATW On-Location American ATW Plus Delta Dubai Emirates Etihad Jeff Smisek open skies Qatar United Thu, 30 Jul 2015 20:51:00 +0000 174991 at http://atwonline.com <p>United CEO Jeff Smisek</p> United Airlines China turns back Lao Airlines flight for failing to comply with ADIZ rules http://atwonline.com/open-skies/china-turns-back-lao-airlines-flight-failing-comply-adiz-rules <div class="node-body article-body">A Lao Airlines flight—enroute from South Korea’s Gimhae International Airport to the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (LPDR) on July 25—was turned back by Chinese airspace controllers for not having approval to pass through newly imposed Chinese airspace.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/china-turns-back-lao-airlines-flight-failing-comply-adiz-rules" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/china-turns-back-lao-airlines-flight-failing-comply-adiz-rules#comments Air Traffic Control Airlines Open Skies Daily News ADIZ Air Defense Identification Zone Chinese airspace East China Sea FPL Gimhae International Airport Lao Airlines Lao Airlines QV916 NOTAM preflight plans Mon, 27 Jul 2015 15:26:00 +0000 174261 at http://atwonline.com JetBlue objects to Delta, Aeromexico ATI request http://atwonline.com/open-skies/jetblue-objects-delta-aeromexico-ati-request <div class="node-body article-body">JetBlue Airways is objecting to Delta Air Lines’ and Aeromexico’s application for antitrust immunity (ATI), objections Delta says are completely without merit.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/jetblue-objects-delta-aeromexico-ati-request" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/jetblue-objects-delta-aeromexico-ati-request#comments Airlines Open Skies Daily News Airports & Routes Aeromexico antitrust immunity ATI ATW Plus Delta Air Lines Department of Transportation JetBlue open skies Tue, 21 Jul 2015 16:21:00 +0000 173571 at http://atwonline.com <p>JetBlue A320</p> Rob Finlayson ATW Analysis: DOJ investigates US majors, but where’s the case? http://atwonline.com/open-skies/atw-analysis-doj-investigates-us-majors-where-s-case <div class="node-body article-body">Collusion, especially among competing airlines in the world’s largest commercial air transport market, is a serious charge.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/atw-analysis-doj-investigates-us-majors-where-s-case" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/atw-analysis-doj-investigates-us-majors-where-s-case#comments Airlines Government Affairs Open Skies Daily News American antitrust ATW Plus Delta DOJ Emirates Etihad Gulf carriers IATA Qatar Southwest United Fri, 17 Jul 2015 21:37:00 +0000 173381 at http://atwonline.com American Airlines revises capacity guidance downward http://atwonline.com/finance-data/american-airlines-revises-capacity-guidance-downward <div class="node-body article-body">American Airlines told investors July 10 it will increase system capacity for 2015 by only about 1%—lower than its initial estimate of up to 2%—a move cheered by many analysts.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/finance-data/american-airlines-revises-capacity-guidance-downward" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/finance-data/american-airlines-revises-capacity-guidance-downward#comments Airlines Finance & Data Open Skies Daily News American Airlines ATW Plus capacity Cowen & Co. Delta Air Lines Department of Justice Doug Parker guidance Helane Becker Robert Mann Mon, 13 Jul 2015 16:03:00 +0000 172611 at http://atwonline.com <p>American Airlines 737-800</p> Rob Finlayson Norwegian waits on UK AOC http://atwonline.com/open-skies/norwegian-waits-uk-aoc <div class="node-body article-body">Low-cost carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle is waiting to hear whether its application for a UK air operator’s certificate (AOC) has been successful, as the debate over its US foreign air carrier permit continues.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/norwegian-waits-uk-aoc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/norwegian-waits-uk-aoc#comments Airlines Finance & Data Open Skies Daily News Airports & Routes ACI Europe air operators certificate AOC Bjorn Kjos Boston European Commission London Gatwick Matej Zakonjsek Norwegian Puerto Rico UK US foreign air carrier permit Thu, 09 Jul 2015 19:20:00 +0000 172451 at http://atwonline.com <p>Norwegian Boeing 737-800</p> Rob Finlayson Russian airlines: Keep existing agreements with Cyprus http://atwonline.com/open-skies/russian-airlines-keep-existing-agreements-cyprus <div class="node-body article-body">Russian airlines want to keep existing bilateral agreements with Cyprus as a new round of talks is set to begin on air service development between the countries. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/russian-airlines-keep-existing-agreements-cyprus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/russian-airlines-keep-existing-agreements-cyprus#comments Airlines Open Skies Daily News Cobalt Air Russian Association of Air Transport Operators Wed, 08 Jul 2015 16:10:00 +0000 172141 at http://atwonline.com 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 ATW Plus 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