Open Skies http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7398/more en 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 UK agrees to increased flights, destinations with China http://atwonline.com/open-skies/uk-agrees-increased-flights-destinations-china <div class="node-body article-body">Flights between the UK and China are set to increase following an agreement allowing more passenger flights between the two countries.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/uk-agrees-increased-flights-destinations-china" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/uk-agrees-increased-flights-destinations-china#comments Open Skies Daily News open skies Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19:15:00 +0000 138811 at http://atwonline.com Russia may restrict airspace if new sanctions are imposed http://atwonline.com/open-skies/russia-may-restrict-airspace-if-new-sanctions-are-imposed <div class="node-body article-body">Russia may restrict flights of Western carriers over its territory if new financial and energy sanctions are imposed, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev told Vedomosti newspaper.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/russia-may-restrict-airspace-if-new-sanctions-are-imposed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/russia-may-restrict-airspace-if-new-sanctions-are-imposed#comments Airlines Open Skies Daily News Airports & Routes Aeroflot airspace ban Dobrolet Finnair Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev sanctions Trans-Siberian routes Mon, 08 Sep 2014 19:55:00 +0000 138021 at http://atwonline.com DOT postpones Norwegian Air International decision http://atwonline.com/open-skies/dot-postpones-norwegian-air-international-decision <div class="node-body article-body">Norwegian Air Shuttle said Tuesday that the US Department of Transportation (DOT) has announced it needs more time to reach a decision on Norwegian Air International’s (NAI) application for a foreign carrier permit to serve the US from Europe. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/dot-postpones-norwegian-air-international-decision" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/dot-postpones-norwegian-air-international-decision#comments Airlines Open Skies Daily News Department of Transportation Norwegian Air International Norwegian Air Shuttle open skies Tue, 02 Sep 2014 22:34:00 +0000 137421 at http://atwonline.com <p>Norwegian Air Shuttle Boeing 787-8</p> By Rob Finlayson Norwegian Air dismissal would undermine EU-US Open Skies http://atwonline.com/blog/norwegian-air-dismissal-would-undermine-eu-us-open-skies <div class="node-body blog-body">Some six months after Norwegian Air Shuttle applied for US permission to launch flights of its long-haul, low-cost operation, Norwegian Air International (NAI), between Europe and the US, the company is still waiting for a yes or no from the Department of Transportation. Though a decision was hoped for this week, NAS said today that DOT has announced it needs yet more time.</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/norwegian-air-dismissal-would-undermine-eu-us-open-skies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/norwegian-air-dismissal-would-undermine-eu-us-open-skies#comments Airlines Open Skies Regulation ALPA Department of Transportation European Commission Heathrow NAI NAS Norwegian Air International Norwegian Air Shuttle Open Skies ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Tue, 02 Sep 2014 22:33:00 +0000 137431 at http://atwonline.com Editorial - Don't Undermine EU-US Open Skies http://atwonline.com/editorial/editorial-dont-undermine-eu-us-open-skies <div class="node-body article-body"><div style="clear:both;"> <span style="font-size: 13px;">Some six months after Norwegian Air Shuttle applied for US permission to launch its long-haul, low-cost operation, Norwegian Air International (NAI), between Europe and the US, the company is still waiting for a yes or no from the Department of Transportation.</span></div> <p>Latest filings to DOT for and against the application (see story, page 9) show the two sides digging in.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/editorial/editorial-dont-undermine-eu-us-open-skies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/editorial/editorial-dont-undermine-eu-us-open-skies#comments Open Skies Editorial ATW Plus Thu, 28 Aug 2014 18:53:00 +0000 137001 at http://atwonline.com Houston asks US, Mexico to liberalize air treaty http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/houston-asks-us-mexico-liberalize-air-treaty <div class="node-body article-body">In an attempt to ensure United Airlines and Southwest Airlines eventually can fly the same routes, the City of Houston has asked the US government to seek a new bilateral agreement with Mexico by the end of 2014. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/houston-asks-us-mexico-liberalize-air-treaty" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/houston-asks-us-mexico-liberalize-air-treaty#comments Airlines Open Skies Daily News Airports & Routes City of Houston Department of Transportation ExpressJet SkyWest Southwest Airlines United Airlines US-Mexico Mon, 25 Aug 2014 20:28:00 +0000 136531 at http://atwonline.com <p>Southwest Boeing 737-300</p> By Rob Finlayson Norwegian claims EC support for US services; ALPA cites safety concerns http://atwonline.com/open-skies/norwegian-claims-ec-support-us-services-alpa-cites-safety-concerns <div class="node-body article-body">Norwegian Air International (NAI), the long-haul arm of low-cost carrier (LCC) Norwegian Air Shuttle, claimed European Commission support Tuesday in its efforts to gain US approval to fly between Europe and the US.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/norwegian-claims-ec-support-us-services-alpa-cites-safety-concerns" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/norwegian-claims-ec-support-us-services-alpa-cites-safety-concerns#comments Airlines Open Skies Daily News Safety Airports & Routes ALPA Anthony Foxx Asgeir Nyseth ATW Plus Department of Transportation DOT European Commission Lee Moak Norwegian Air International Norwegian Air Shuttle US-EU open skies agreement Tue, 19 Aug 2014 20:30:00 +0000 136061 at http://atwonline.com <p>Norwegian Boeing 787-8</p> By Rob Finlayson FAA bans US flights over Syria citing anti-aircraft weapon concerns http://atwonline.com/security/faa-bans-us-flights-over-syria-citing-anti-aircraft-weapon-concerns <div class="node-body article-body">FAA has issued a new notice to airmen (NOTAM) prohibiting US air carriers from flying in the Damascus Flight Information Region, which includes all of Syria. FAA cited the “ongoing armed conflict and volatile security environment in Syria,” which “poses a serious potential threat to civil aviation.” </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/security/faa-bans-us-flights-over-syria-citing-anti-aircraft-weapon-concerns" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/security/faa-bans-us-flights-over-syria-citing-anti-aircraft-weapon-concerns#comments Open Skies Security Daily News 777 ATW Plus Ben Gurion Boeing FAA ICAO MH17 NOTAM Notice to Airmen US operators Tue, 19 Aug 2014 20:19:00 +0000 135971 at http://atwonline.com Russia’s Aeroflot, Transaero must get approval to fly over Ukraine http://atwonline.com/open-skies/russia-s-aeroflot-transaero-must-get-approval-fly-over-ukraine <div class="node-body article-body">Ukraine’s State Aviation Administration is requiring Russian airlines, Aeroflot and Transaero, to get permission for each flight over Ukraine. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/russia-s-aeroflot-transaero-must-get-approval-fly-over-ukraine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/russia-s-aeroflot-transaero-must-get-approval-fly-over-ukraine#comments Airlines Government Affairs Open Skies Daily News Aeroflot ATW Plus Boeing 777 Malaysia Airlines MH17 Russia Shamil Kurmashov Simferopol Airport Transaero Ukraine State Aviation Administration Fri, 15 Aug 2014 20:34:00 +0000 135761 at http://atwonline.com <p>Aeroflot Boeing 737-800</p> By Rob Finlayson