Open Skies http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7398/more en Who Dares, Wins http://atwonline.com/open-skies/who-dares-wins <div class="field-deck"> What’s really behind the fight between US and Gulf carriers? </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Is the widening dispute between the three largest US carriers and their Middle East rivals really about unfair subsidies and jobs, or are bigger stakes at play?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/who-dares-wins" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/who-dares-wins#comments Airlines Finance & Data Open Skies American Airlines ATW Plus Delta Air Lines Emirates Airline Etihad Airways Gulf carriers Qatar Airways United Airlines Thu, 28 May 2015 13:47:00 +0000 167401 at http://atwonline.com <p>Etihad, Qatar and Emirates</p> Photos by Rob Finlayson If only ATM modernization, not the Gulf carriers, was the target of this campaign http://atwonline.com/blog/if-only-atm-modernization-not-gulf-carriers-was-target-campaign <div class="node-body blog-body">A quick thought on a week that has once more seen the two sides in the US vs. Gulf carrier dispute counter-claiming and, in the case of the US coalition, touting growing support from the lawmakers, local labor groups, trade associations and authorities it has been lobbying in a grass roots campaign. These people, the Partnership for Open & Fair Skies says, now fear for the future of American aviation and American jobs. </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/if-only-atm-modernization-not-gulf-carriers-was-target-campaign" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/if-only-atm-modernization-not-gulf-carriers-was-target-campaign#comments Aeropolitics Air Traffic Management Airlines Blogs Open Skies American ATM Delta Gulf carriers NextGen Open Skies subsidies United ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Fri, 22 May 2015 20:18:00 +0000 167021 at http://atwonline.com US anti-Gulf coalition claims grass roots support across US http://atwonline.com/open-skies/us-anti-gulf-coalition-claims-grass-roots-support-across-us <div class="node-body article-body">The coalition of US airlines and labor groups that is campaigning against the three major Gulf carriers has claimed broad support from US lawmakers, local chambers of commerce and local unions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/us-anti-gulf-coalition-claims-grass-roots-support-across-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/us-anti-gulf-coalition-claims-grass-roots-support-across-us#comments Airlines Government Affairs Open Skies Daily News AEA airberlin American Delta Emirates Etihad IAG Iberia open skies partnership for fair & open skies Qatar subsidies United Fri, 22 May 2015 19:14:00 +0000 167011 at http://atwonline.com New Etihad-commissioned report dismisses excess capacity claims http://atwonline.com/aeropolitics/new-etihad-commissioned-report-dismisses-excess-capacity-claims <div class="node-body article-body">The Gulf carriers have not put excess capacity into the market, according to a report commissioned by Etihad Airways, the second white paper it has published in the ongoing dispute between the major US and Gulf carriers. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/aeropolitics/new-etihad-commissioned-report-dismisses-excess-capacity-claims" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/aeropolitics/new-etihad-commissioned-report-dismisses-excess-capacity-claims#comments Aeropolitics Airlines Open Skies Daily News Airports & Routes American Compass Lexecon Delta Edgeworth Emirates Etihad Airways Gulf carriers open skies Qatar subsidy United Fri, 22 May 2015 17:42:00 +0000 166881 at http://atwonline.com Video clip: MSNBC news program looks at the Gulf carrier subsidies dispute http://atwonline.com/blog/video-clip-msnbc-news-program-looks-gulf-carrier-subsidies-dispute <div class="node-body blog-body">US TV station MSNBC’s Road Map program ran a 10-minute segment this morning looking at the US versus Gulf carrier dispute.</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/video-clip-msnbc-news-program-looks-gulf-carrier-subsidies-dispute" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/video-clip-msnbc-news-program-looks-gulf-carrier-subsidies-dispute#comments Airlines Blogs Open Skies Regulation Airports & Routes American Delta Emirates Etihad gulf carrier MSNBC Qatar subsidy United ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Wed, 20 May 2015 22:38:00 +0000 166701 at http://atwonline.com Another week in Washington and subsidies debate looks like a long one http://atwonline.com/blog/another-week-washington-and-subsidies-debate-looks-long-one <div class="node-body blog-body">In an interview with American Airlines chairman and CEO Doug Parker last week, I asked him whether he thought the Gulf carrier spat would be a long, drawn-out affair.</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/another-week-washington-and-subsidies-debate-looks-long-one" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/another-week-washington-and-subsidies-debate-looks-long-one#comments Airlines Government Affairs Open Skies American Airlines British Airways Delta Air Lines Emirates Etihad IAG Open Skies Qatar subsidy united airlines ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Sun, 17 May 2015 21:51:00 +0000 166201 at http://atwonline.com US big three CEOs: We will go to Congress against Gulf carriers http://atwonline.com/open-skies/us-big-three-ceos-we-will-go-congress-against-gulf-carriers <div class="field-byline"> James Asker </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The heads of the three big US network carriers say they will go to Congress if the Obama administration does not act on their complaints about the three Persian Gulf carriers being subsidized by their governments.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/us-big-three-ceos-we-will-go-congress-against-gulf-carriers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/us-big-three-ceos-we-will-go-congress-against-gulf-carriers#comments Airlines Open Skies Daily News American Airlines ATW Plus Congress Delta Air Lines Doug Parker Emirates Airline Etihad Airways Jeff Smisek National Press Club Obama administration open skies Qatar Richard Anderson United Airlines Fri, 15 May 2015 21:36:00 +0000 166191 at http://atwonline.com Etihad report alleges 3 major US carriers have received $71.5 billion in benefits http://atwonline.com/open-skies/etihad-report-alleges-3-major-us-carriers-have-received-715-billion-benefits <div class="node-body article-body">Etihad Airways has released a report that it commissioned that says the three biggest US carriers—American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines—have received benefits worth $71.48 billion over the past 15 years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/etihad-report-alleges-3-major-us-carriers-have-received-715-billion-benefits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/etihad-report-alleges-3-major-us-carriers-have-received-715-billion-benefits#comments Airlines Government Affairs Open Skies Daily News Abu Dhabi American Delta Emirates Etihad open skies Qatar Turkish United Thu, 14 May 2015 21:39:00 +0000 166031 at http://atwonline.com Qatar Airways’ chief fires back at anti-Gulf carrier campaign http://atwonline.com/open-skies/qatar-airways-chief-fires-back-anti-gulf-carrier-campaign <div class="node-body article-body">The US campaign against the major Gulf carriers is a “transparent attempt to block competition and reduce customer choice,” the head of Qatar Airways said Wednesday at a media briefing in Washington DC.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/qatar-airways-chief-fires-back-anti-gulf-carrier-campaign" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/qatar-airways-chief-fires-back-anti-gulf-carrier-campaign#comments Airlines Open Skies Daily News AEA Akbar Al Baker American Boeing British Airways Delta Doug Parker Emirates Etihad IAG IATA oneworld open skies Qatar Airways United Willie Walsh Wed, 13 May 2015 19:28:00 +0000 165861 at http://atwonline.com <p>Qatar Airways CEO Akbar al Baker</p> By Kurt Hofmann American Airlines' Will Ris to retire at year end http://atwonline.com/people/american-airlines-will-ris-retire-year-end <div class="node-body article-body">American Airlines SVP-government affairs Will Ris announced Wednesday he will retire at the end of 2015 after nearly 20 years with the airline. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/people/american-airlines-will-ris-retire-year-end" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/people/american-airlines-will-ris-retire-year-end#comments Airlines Government Affairs Open Skies Daily News People American Airlines FAA open skies Will Ris Wed, 13 May 2015 19:14:00 +0000 165851 at http://atwonline.com <p>American Airlines SVP-government affairs Will Ris</p> Courtesy, AA