Opinions http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7409/more en Could surprises be the next revenue generator? http://atwonline.com/blog/could-surprises-be-next-revenue-generator <div class="node-body blog-body">Airlines are constantly looking for positive, rather than punitive, ways of growing their revenue. Could mystery flights and celebration treats be part of the answer?</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/could-surprises-be-next-revenue-generator" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/could-surprises-be-next-revenue-generator#comments Opinions Need I say Moores Tue, 14 Aug 2018 19:20:00 +0000 290641 at http://atwonline.com Extraordinary professionalism of Seattle air traffic controllers http://atwonline.com/blog/extraordinary-professionalism-seattle-air-traffic-controllers <div class="node-body blog-body">There are lots of questions to be answered about Friday night’s bizarre incident in Seattle when a Horizon Air employee stole and crashed a Q400, but for now let’s acknowledge the incredible job done by the Air National Guard pilots and the air traffic controllers who handled the situation.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/extraordinary-professionalism-seattle-air-traffic-controllers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/extraordinary-professionalism-seattle-air-traffic-controllers#comments Daily News Safety Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Sat, 11 Aug 2018 16:08:00 +0000 290451 at http://atwonline.com Is Lego a clever or grating idea for an inflight safety video? http://atwonline.com/blog/lego-clever-or-grating-idea-inflight-safety-video <div class="node-body blog-body">Turkish Airlines has released its new safety video and it’s been done in collaboration with Lego. It’s certainly cute, but does it do the job?</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/lego-clever-or-grating-idea-inflight-safety-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/lego-clever-or-grating-idea-inflight-safety-video#comments Safety Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Wed, 01 Aug 2018 20:29:00 +0000 289621 at http://atwonline.com Analysis: A220 sales show potential for filling gap left by upgauging http://atwonline.com/opinions/analysis-a220-sales-show-potential-filling-gap-left-upgauging <div class="node-body article-body">A220, E195 carving out 100-150-seat niche. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/opinions/analysis-a220-sales-show-potential-filling-gap-left-upgauging" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/opinions/analysis-a220-sales-show-potential-filling-gap-left-upgauging#comments Opinions Fri, 27 Jul 2018 18:11:00 +0000 288531 at http://atwonline.com Airbus Editorial: Recent deals reinforce Boeing-Airbus duopoly http://atwonline.com/opinions/editorial-recent-deals-reinforce-boeing-airbus-duopoly <div class="node-body article-body">If the extent to which the commercial aircraft supply landscape has changed was not fully apparent, the then-and-now environment became crystal clear at the Farnborough Air Show.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/opinions/editorial-recent-deals-reinforce-boeing-airbus-duopoly" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/opinions/editorial-recent-deals-reinforce-boeing-airbus-duopoly#comments Opinions Thu, 26 Jul 2018 18:02:00 +0000 288511 at http://atwonline.com Are lower load factors part of the network carrier product? http://atwonline.com/blog/are-lower-load-factors-part-network-carrier-product <div class="node-body blog-body">An interesting discussion point emerged from the Farnborough Air Show, when Boeing VP-commercial marketing Randy Tinseth said lower load factors are a service expectation when passengers travel on legacy carriers.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/are-lower-load-factors-part-network-carrier-product" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/are-lower-load-factors-part-network-carrier-product#comments Opinions Need I say Moores Tue, 24 Jul 2018 18:10:00 +0000 288541 at http://atwonline.com Analysis: Farnborough's winners and losers still to be determined http://atwonline.com/aircraft-engines/analysis-farnboroughs-winners-and-losers-still-be-determined <div class="node-body article-body">For those that accept the premise that air shows can be won and lost, order tallies are a big deal. Clearly, many in the media are all-in on the idea of winning a trade show, passing along order totals as if they held the same short-term relevance as a golf reporter's major-tournament leaderboard updates.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/aircraft-engines/analysis-farnboroughs-winners-and-losers-still-be-determined" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/aircraft-engines/analysis-farnboroughs-winners-and-losers-still-be-determined#comments Daily News Aircraft & Engines Opinions ATW Plus Fri, 20 Jul 2018 15:55:00 +0000 288221 at http://atwonline.com <p>An A350-1000 flies over the Airbus chalet at Farnborough 2018.</p> Airbus Airline seat size, ancillaries and washing machines http://atwonline.com/blog/airline-seat-size-ancillaries-and-washing-machines <div class="node-body blog-body">A US House bill has tagged a worrisome provision to the FAA reauthorization bill that would essentially regulate the size and spacing of seats on US carriers.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/airline-seat-size-ancillaries-and-washing-machines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/airline-seat-size-ancillaries-and-washing-machines#comments Aeropolitics Daily News Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Thu, 19 Jul 2018 20:14:00 +0000 288161 at http://atwonline.com Brand voice http://atwonline.com/blog/brand-voice <div class="node-body blog-body">Amazon and Skyscanner are tipping voice interfaces like Alexa and Siri as the next technology trend, but what does that mean for airline brand identity?</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/brand-voice" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/brand-voice#comments Airlines Technology Opinions Need I say Moores Fri, 06 Jul 2018 15:58:00 +0000 286281 at http://atwonline.com Child border policy brings US airlines into political fray http://atwonline.com/blog/child-border-policy-brings-us-airlines-political-fray <div class="node-body blog-body">The scandal over children being separated from their parents by US border officials at the US-Mexico border has drawn some of America’s largest airlines into the political debate.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/child-border-policy-brings-us-airlines-political-fray" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/child-border-policy-brings-us-airlines-political-fray#comments Aeropolitics Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Wed, 20 Jun 2018 22:11:00 +0000 284911 at http://atwonline.com