Open Skies http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7398/more en Norwegian’s US employees urge NAI approval http://atwonline.com/open-skies/norwegian-s-us-employees-urge-nai-approval <div class="node-body article-body">Norwegian Air Shuttle’s (NAS) US-based employees are urging the Obama administration to approve Norwegian Air International’s (NAI) foreign air carrier’s permit application, adding their voices to the din surrounding NAI’s controversial application.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/norwegian-s-us-employees-urge-nai-approval" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/norwegian-s-us-employees-urge-nai-approval#comments Airlines Open Skies Daily News ATW Plus Boeing foreign air carrier’s permit NAI Norwegian Air Shuttle open skies President Barack Obama Fri, 27 Feb 2015 22:47:00 +0000 157351 at http://atwonline.com <p>Norwegian Air Shuttle 737-800</p> Courtesy, Norwegian Greek carriers gain open access to Sochi, Kaliningrad and Vladivostok http://atwonline.com/open-skies/greek-carriers-gain-open-access-sochi-kaliningrad-and-vladivostok <div class="node-body article-body">Russian aviation authorities will remove all restrictions for Greek carriers on services to Sochi, Kaliningrad and Vladivostok international airports. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/greek-carriers-gain-open-access-sochi-kaliningrad-and-vladivostok" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/greek-carriers-gain-open-access-sochi-kaliningrad-and-vladivostok#comments Airlines Open Skies Daily News Airports & Routes 2014 Winter Olympics APEC Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation IATA Kaliningrad Rosaviatsia Sochi International Airport Vladivostok Tue, 24 Feb 2015 20:11:00 +0000 156781 at http://atwonline.com Delta CEO apologizes for terrorist remark http://atwonline.com/open-skies/delta-ceo-apologizes-terrorist-remark <div class="node-body article-body">Delta Air Lines has issued an apology after remarks made by its CEO about Gulf carriers seemed to suggest they or the United Arab Emirates (UAE) governments were linked to the 9/11 terrorists.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/delta-ceo-apologizes-terrorist-remark" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/delta-ceo-apologizes-terrorist-remark#comments Airlines Open Skies Daily News al Baker American Airlines BTC Delta Air Lines Doug Parker Emirates Gulf Jeff Smisek open skies Qatar Richard Anderson terrorist Untied Airlines Thu, 19 Feb 2015 20:09:00 +0000 156371 at http://atwonline.com Delta’s terrorist apology is not enough http://atwonline.com/blog/delta-s-terrorist-apology-not-enough <div class="node-body blog-body">Delta CEO Richard Anderson’s unfortunate comment on CNN on the UAE and 9/11 terrorists shows the dangers of the slippery slope he has put himself on with the campaign against the major Gulf carriers.</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/delta-s-terrorist-apology-not-enough" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/delta-s-terrorist-apology-not-enough#comments Aeropolitics Airlines Blogs Open Skies American Airlines Chapter 11 Delta Gulf carriers Qatar Airways Richard Anderson united airlines ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Thu, 19 Feb 2015 17:47:00 +0000 156401 at http://atwonline.com Travel advocates, FedEx join forces to maintain US Open Skies policy http://atwonline.com/open-skies/travel-advocates-fedex-join-forces-maintain-us-open-skies-policy <div class="node-body article-body">A group of lobbyists and a FedEx Express executive accused the three US major airlines of trying to roll back the clock on Open Skies policy and keep out international competition.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/travel-advocates-fedex-join-forces-maintain-us-open-skies-policy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/travel-advocates-fedex-join-forces-maintain-us-open-skies-policy#comments Airlines Open Skies Daily News ALPA American Airlines antitrust BTC Delta Emirates Etihad FedEx John Byerly Norwegian Air International open skies Qatar United Airlines Wed, 18 Feb 2015 21:56:00 +0000 156331 at http://atwonline.com ALPA, US airlines object to NAI Ex-Im financing http://atwonline.com/open-skies/alpa-us-airlines-object-nai-ex-im-financing <div class="node-body article-body">Norwegian Air International’s (NAI) opponents have opened a new front in their battle to keep the long-haul low-cost carrier from operating to the US by objecting to the carrier’s loan guarantees from the Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im) for aircraft purchases.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/alpa-us-airlines-object-nai-ex-im-financing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/alpa-us-airlines-object-nai-ex-im-financing#comments Airframes Airlines Open Skies Daily News Air Line Pilots Association aircraft financing ALPA ATW Plus Delta Air Lines Ex-Im Export-Import Bank of the United States Hawaiian Airlines Lee Moak NAI Norwegian Air International Tim Canoll Wed, 11 Feb 2015 13:49:00 +0000 155441 at http://atwonline.com <p>Norwegian Boeing 737-800</p> By Kurt Hofmann OP-ED: Response to 'US carriers should tread carefully in their anti-Gulf carrier campaign' http://atwonline.com/commentary/op-ed-response-us-carriers-should-tread-carefully-their-anti-gulf-carrier-campaign <div class="field-byline"> Lee Moak </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In the Jan.21 ATW editor’s blog urging US airlines to “stop whining” about unfair competition from the three Gulf carriers – Emirates, Qatar and Etihad – the editor suggests that a vital US industry sits idly by in the face of these airlines’ government subsidized expansion that is inflicting undue harm on US airlines and American jobs. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/commentary/op-ed-response-us-carriers-should-tread-carefully-their-anti-gulf-carrier-campaign" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/commentary/op-ed-response-us-carriers-should-tread-carefully-their-anti-gulf-carrier-campaign#comments Airlines Commentary Open Skies Regulation Daily News Emirates Etihad Gulf open skies Qatar Fri, 06 Feb 2015 16:09:00 +0000 155051 at http://atwonline.com <p>Lee Moak<br /> <span style="font-size: 13px;">Americans for Fair Skies</span></p> Photo Courtesy, Americans for Fair Skies Tim Clark defends Open Skies, says Emirates is not subsidized http://atwonline.com/open-skies/tim-clark-defends-open-skies-says-emirates-not-subsidized <div class="node-body article-body">Emirates Airline president Tim Clark has given a strong endorsement for continuing US Open Skies policy and said his airline has never received financial subsidies or bailouts.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/tim-clark-defends-open-skies-says-emirates-not-subsidized" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/tim-clark-defends-open-skies-says-emirates-not-subsidized#comments Airlines Open Skies Daily News AIA American Airlines ATW Plus Delta Air Lines Dubai Emirates Etihad Marion Blakey open skies Qatar Airways Tim Clark United Airlines Wed, 04 Feb 2015 20:55:00 +0000 154711 at http://atwonline.com <p>Emirates Airline president Tim Clark</p> Courtesy, Emirates Qatar & IAG: Shifting sands in the global reach of the Gulf carriers http://atwonline.com/blog/qatar-iag-shifting-sands-global-reach-gulf-carriers <div class="node-body blog-body">Today’s announcement that Qatar Airways has acquired a 9.99% stake in British Airways/Iberia parent company International Airlines Group (IAG) is an interesting development in the ongoing change in the international airline landscape prompted by the growth of the Gulf carriers.</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/qatar-iag-shifting-sands-global-reach-gulf-carriers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/qatar-iag-shifting-sands-global-reach-gulf-carriers#comments Airlines Government Affairs Open Skies Abu Dhabi Aer Lingus Air F Akbar Al Baker Alitalia American Airlines British Airways Delta Dubai Emirates Etihad IAG Lufthansa oneworld Qatar Qatar Airways SkyTeam Star alliance Turkish airlines united airlines Willie Walsh ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Fri, 30 Jan 2015 18:48:00 +0000 154121 at http://atwonline.com EASA issues warning about Pakistan airspace http://atwonline.com/safety/easa-issues-warning-about-pakistan-airspace <div class="node-body article-body">Following a circular from France’s Direction Générale de L'aviation Civile (DGAC) banning French operators from flying below FL240 in Pakistan airspace (Lahore and Karachi FIRs), the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has issued a safety information bulletin (SIB) advising all operators to exercise “extreme caution” when planning to fly into, out of, within or above Pakistan airspace.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/easa-issues-warning-about-pakistan-airspace" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/easa-issues-warning-about-pakistan-airspace#comments Airlines Open Skies Daily News Safety ATW Plus DGAC EASA European Aviation Safety Agency Pakistan airspace Tue, 27 Jan 2015 19:07:00 +0000 153611 at http://atwonline.com