Government Affairs http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7404/more en New US airline coalition opposes ‘Big 3’ Gulf campaign http://atwonline.com/open-skies/new-us-airline-coalition-opposes-big-3-gulf-campaign <div class="node-body article-body">Four US airlines have formed a new coalition to oppose the campaign to fight expansion of the Gulf carriers in the US. The CEOs of Atlas Air, FedEx, Hawaiian Airlines and JetBlue Airways have submitted a joint letter to the US government saying that what American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines are seeking would be a breach of Open Skies treaties and a political maneuver to reduce competition.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/new-us-airline-coalition-opposes-big-3-gulf-campaign" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/new-us-airline-coalition-opposes-big-3-gulf-campaign#comments Airlines Government Affairs Open Skies Daily News American Atlas ATW Plus Delta Emirates Etihad FedEx Hawaiian JetBlue open skies Qatar United Mon, 03 Aug 2015 20:09:00 +0000 175321 at http://atwonline.com United CEO plays fast and loose with facts in NY speech on Gulf carriers http://atwonline.com/blog/united-ceo-plays-fast-and-loose-facts-ny-speech-gulf-carriers <div class="node-body blog-body">United CEO Jeff Smisek was practically punching the air yesterday in a hard-hitting speech in New York that focused mainly on the Gulf carriers, which he said represent the single biggest threat to US aviation. But how correct were the many accusations he flung?</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/united-ceo-plays-fast-and-loose-facts-ny-speech-gulf-carriers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/united-ceo-plays-fast-and-loose-facts-ny-speech-gulf-carriers#comments Airlines Blogs Government Affairs Open Skies American Delta eff Smisek Emirates Etihad Open Skies Qatar United ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Fri, 31 Jul 2015 21:27:00 +0000 175141 at http://atwonline.com United CEO defends ‘business-like’ airlines http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/united-ceo-defends-business-airlines <div class="node-body article-body">US airlines have finally become proper businesses and consumers and regulators should get used to that and recognize it brings benefits, the CEO of United Airlines says.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/united-ceo-defends-business-airlines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/united-ceo-defends-business-airlines#comments Airlines Government Affairs Finance & Data Open Skies Daily News ATW On-Location American ancillary fees ATW Plus Delta DOJ DOT Jeff Smisek JetBlue Southwest United Fri, 31 Jul 2015 19:42:00 +0000 175101 at http://atwonline.com <p>United Airlines CEO Jeff Smisek</p> Twitter Qatar Airways submits report to US government on Open Skies dispute http://atwonline.com/open-skies/qatar-airways-submits-report-us-government-open-skies-dispute <div class="node-body article-body">Qatar Airways has submitted a white paper to the US government answering US airline allegations of unfair competitive behavior and state subsidies. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/qatar-airways-submits-report-us-government-open-skies-dispute" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/qatar-airways-submits-report-us-government-open-skies-dispute#comments Airlines Government Affairs Open Skies Daily News Akbar Al Baker American Delta Emirates Etihad open skies Qatar Airways United Fri, 31 Jul 2015 18:31:00 +0000 175071 at http://atwonline.com <p>Qatar A320</p> Rob Finlayson 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 Analysis - Claiming Collusion http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/analysis-claiming-collusion <div class="field-deck"> DOJ investigates US majors, but where’s the case? </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Collusion, especially among competing airlines in the world&rsquo;s largest commercial air transport market, is a serious charge. One of the strange aspects, therefore, of the US Department of Justice&rsquo;s (DOJ) confirmation that it is investigating &ldquo;possible unlawful coordination&rdquo; by major US carriers on capacity planning is that no evidence whatsoever has been put forward to explain why such an investigation is warranted.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/analysis-claiming-collusion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/analysis-claiming-collusion#comments Analysis Government Affairs American Airlines ATW Plus collusion Delta Air Lines DOJ Southwest Airlines United Airines Thu, 30 Jul 2015 19:40:00 +0000 174841 at http://atwonline.com Thinkstock Aircraft debris from Indian Ocean to be tested for MH370 link http://atwonline.com/safety/aircraft-debris-indian-ocean-be-tested-mh370-link <div class="node-body article-body">A large piece of debris that appears to look like an aircraft wing flap has washed up on an island in the Indian Ocean, raising speculation that it may have come from Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200 flight MH370 that has been missing since March 2014.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/aircraft-debris-indian-ocean-be-tested-mh370-link" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/aircraft-debris-indian-ocean-be-tested-mh370-link#comments Airframes Airlines Government Affairs Daily News Safety 777 Boeing Malaysia Airlines MH370 Wed, 29 Jul 2015 22:22:00 +0000 174711 at http://atwonline.com <p>A piece of debris from an unidentified aircraft found in the coastal area of Saint-Andre de la Reunion, in the east of the French Indian Ocean island of La Reunion.</p> YANNICK PITOU/AFP/Getty Images SSJ100 program to get $4.2 million government support http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/ssj100-program-get-42-million-government-support <div class="node-body article-body">Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has signed a government resolution giving Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Co. (SCAC) a RUB250 million ($4.2 million) subsidy to promote the Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100) this year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/ssj100-program-get-42-million-government-support" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/ssj100-program-get-42-million-government-support#comments Airframes Government Affairs Daily News Manufacturers Denis Manturov SSJ100 Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Co. (SCAC) Wed, 29 Jul 2015 13:45:00 +0000 174581 at http://atwonline.com <p>SSJ100</p> Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Co. France faces court after failing to recover state aid http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/france-faces-court-after-failing-recover-state-aid <div class="node-body article-body">The European Commission is taking France to the European Court of Justice for failing to recover €10 million ($11 million) in state aid from budget carriers Ryanair and Transavia.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/france-faces-court-after-failing-recover-state-aid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/france-faces-court-after-failing-recover-state-aid#comments Airlines Government Affairs Daily News Angoulême court European Commission France legal action Nîmes Pau Ryanair state aid subsidies Transavia Tue, 28 Jul 2015 15:28:00 +0000 174421 at http://atwonline.com US airline profits up; regulators on the witch hunt http://atwonline.com/blog/us-airline-profits-regulators-witch-hunt <div class="node-body blog-body">Airlines that are well managed and profitable are good for everyone. Good for the carriers and their employees, good for shareholders and also good for consumers. It’s the last part that Washington DC doesn’t get, as illustrated by this summer of regulatory witch huntery with profitable airlines in the crosshairs. </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-airline-profits-regulators-witch-hunt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/us-airline-profits-regulators-witch-hunt#comments Airlines Blogs Government Affairs Regulation Safety Amtrak DOJ DOT ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Fri, 24 Jul 2015 18:47:00 +0000 174181 at http://atwonline.com