Opinions http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7409/more en Celebrating success of the global air transport industry http://atwonline.com/opinions/celebrating-success-global-air-transport-industry <div class="node-body article-body">An impressive set of airlines, airports, companies and people have earned recognition for their innovation and outstanding performance.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/opinions/celebrating-success-global-air-transport-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/opinions/celebrating-success-global-air-transport-industry#comments Opinions Tue, 20 Mar 2018 18:02:00 +0000 276131 at http://atwonline.com O’Leary’s winning hand with Lauda http://atwonline.com/blog/o-leary-s-winning-hand-lauda <div class="node-body blog-body">Michael O’Leary must have played a lot of Risk as a boy. And he frequently won, judging by how he played his hand over LaudaMotion, a prize that was keenly sought by Lufthansa and British Airways owner IAG.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/o-leary-s-winning-hand-lauda" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/o-leary-s-winning-hand-lauda#comments Airlines Daily News Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Tue, 20 Mar 2018 17:25:00 +0000 276101 at http://atwonline.com The airline industry’s glass ceiling http://atwonline.com/blog/airline-industry-s-glass-ceiling <div class="node-body blog-body">Today is National Women’s Day. I’m not typically one of those who lauds achievements purely based on the gender of those who achieved, but a vexing question remains: why are there still so few women running airlines?</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/airline-industry-s-glass-ceiling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/airline-industry-s-glass-ceiling#comments Airlines Daily News Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Fri, 09 Mar 2018 15:44:00 +0000 275171 at http://atwonline.com Delta CEO takes the high road http://atwonline.com/blog/delta-ceo-takes-high-road <div class="node-body blog-body">Delta Air Lines has withdrawn its discount offer for members of the US National Rifle Association (NRA) following the mass shooting in February at a Florida school that left 17 students and staff dead. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/delta-ceo-takes-high-road" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/delta-ceo-takes-high-road#comments Aeropolitics Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Fri, 02 Mar 2018 20:43:00 +0000 274611 at http://atwonline.com Fare expectations? ​ http://atwonline.com/blog/fare-expectations <div class="node-body blog-body">Social media backlash over a start-up regional airline’s “steep” €79 ($96) launch fares really shows how much customer price expectations have shifted.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/fare-expectations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/fare-expectations#comments Airlines Opinions Need I say Moores Fri, 02 Mar 2018 17:15:00 +0000 274561 at http://atwonline.com Analysis: End Of US-Qatar Open Skies Dispute called win for all http://atwonline.com/opinions/analysis-end-us-qatar-open-skies-dispute-called-win-all <div class="node-body article-body">An Open Skies “understanding” with Qatar will be harder for the US to replicate with the UAE.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/opinions/analysis-end-us-qatar-open-skies-dispute-called-win-all" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/opinions/analysis-end-us-qatar-open-skies-dispute-called-win-all#comments Opinions Fri, 23 Feb 2018 19:11:00 +0000 273371 at http://atwonline.com Joepriesaviation.net Editorial: America’s aviation budget shame http://atwonline.com/opinions/editorial-america-s-aviation-budget-shame <div class="node-body article-body">The Trump administration’s fiscal 2019 budget is a disappointment and a huge missed opportunity for the country’s commercial air transport industry and for Americans.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/opinions/editorial-america-s-aviation-budget-shame" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/opinions/editorial-america-s-aviation-budget-shame#comments Opinions Wed, 21 Feb 2018 09:00:00 +0000 273671 at http://atwonline.com The Seinfeld explanation for sluggish airline stocks http://atwonline.com/blog/seinfeld-explanation-sluggish-airline-stocks <div class="node-body blog-body">Can the airline industry ever overcome the perception that airlines are a bad investment?</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/seinfeld-explanation-sluggish-airline-stocks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/seinfeld-explanation-sluggish-airline-stocks#comments Airline Financials Opinions AirKarp Tue, 20 Feb 2018 19:56:00 +0000 273461 at http://atwonline.com Plastics push http://atwonline.com/blog/plastics-push <div class="node-body blog-body">Irish LCC Ryanair has pledged to go single-use plastic-free within five years in a move that will hopefully kick other airlines into action.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/plastics-push" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/plastics-push#comments Eco-Aviation Government Affairs Opinions Need I say Moores Fri, 09 Feb 2018 17:23:00 +0000 272751 at http://atwonline.com Pigs might fly, but they shouldn’t do so as service animals http://atwonline.com/blog/pigs-might-fly-they-shouldn-t-do-so-service-animals <div class="node-body blog-body">Two US airlines, Delta and United, have issued stricter guidelines on what is required before a passenger can bring onboard an animal in an “emotional support” or “therapy” role.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/pigs-might-fly-they-shouldn-t-do-so-service-animals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/pigs-might-fly-they-shouldn-t-do-so-service-animals#comments Airlines Daily News Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Mon, 05 Feb 2018 20:02:00 +0000 272251 at http://atwonline.com