Opinions http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7409/more en Editorial: Honoring those who served the airline industry http://atwonline.com/opinions/editorial-honoring-those-who-served-airline-industry <div class="node-body article-body">The 2018 lifetime achievement award has been bestowed on four long-serving US DOT officials: Bob Goldner, Paul Gretch, Susan McDermott and Mary Street.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/opinions/editorial-honoring-those-who-served-airline-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/opinions/editorial-honoring-those-who-served-airline-industry#comments Opinions Mon, 24 Sep 2018 18:02:00 +0000 294111 at http://atwonline.com Analysis: The dilemma of the high-tech aero-engine http://atwonline.com/opinions/analysis-dilemma-high-tech-aero-engine <div class="node-body article-body">A large portion of Trent-powered Boeing 787s have been affected by the engine reliability issue due to air pollution.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/opinions/analysis-dilemma-high-tech-aero-engine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/opinions/analysis-dilemma-high-tech-aero-engine#comments Opinions Mon, 24 Sep 2018 08:00:00 +0000 294121 at http://atwonline.com <p>Grounded British Airways 787s without engines at London Heathrow Airport.</p> Kurt Hofmann Op-Ed: Ensuring fair competition for US aviation http://atwonline.com/opinions/op-ed-ensuring-fair-competition-us-aviation <div class="field-byline"> Tim Canoll </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Foreign airlines establish flags of convenience business models to skirt tax, labor and safety regulations to gain an unfair advantage over US airlines and workers. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/opinions/op-ed-ensuring-fair-competition-us-aviation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/opinions/op-ed-ensuring-fair-competition-us-aviation#comments Daily News Opinions ATW Plus Thu, 13 Sep 2018 15:48:00 +0000 293321 at http://atwonline.com Overstretched? ​ http://atwonline.com/blog/overstretched <div class="node-body blog-body">It’s not unusual for one individual airline to go through a bumpy patch of operational problems, but when several admit to having difficulties, is it a sign that the industry is already overstretched?</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/overstretched" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/overstretched#comments Airlines Opinions Need I say Moores Wed, 12 Sep 2018 16:55:00 +0000 293241 at http://atwonline.com Senator John McCain http://atwonline.com/blog/senator-john-mccain <div class="node-body blog-body">Heroes are born, idols are made, they say. Senator John McCain had no time for idolism, but he was a hero in the truest sense because of his actions and values.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/senator-john-mccain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/senator-john-mccain#comments Aeropolitics Daily News Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Mon, 27 Aug 2018 15:11:00 +0000 291861 at http://atwonline.com Airlines should leverage data to customize passenger experience http://atwonline.com/opinions/airlines-should-leverage-data-customize-passenger-experience <div class="field-byline"> Daniel Bensley </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Outdated technology can affect the ability to compete with the more “tech savvy” airlines and threaten their long-term profitability.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/opinions/airlines-should-leverage-data-customize-passenger-experience" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/opinions/airlines-should-leverage-data-customize-passenger-experience#comments Opinions ATW Plus Fri, 24 Aug 2018 18:11:00 +0000 291611 at http://atwonline.com Analysis: Horizon Air incident puts spotlight on employee screenings http://atwonline.com/opinions/analysis-horizon-air-incident-puts-spotlight-employee-screenings <div class="node-body article-body">The crash of a stolen Horizon Air Bombardier Q400 is drawing scrutiny from US lawmakers about aviation security and airport employee screening.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/opinions/analysis-horizon-air-incident-puts-spotlight-employee-screenings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/opinions/analysis-horizon-air-incident-puts-spotlight-employee-screenings#comments Opinions Fri, 24 Aug 2018 18:11:00 +0000 291441 at http://atwonline.com iStock Editorial: Flag of inconvenience bill amendment threatens Open Skies http://atwonline.com/opinions/editorial-flag-inconvenience-bill-amendment-threatens-open-skies <div class="node-body article-body">The proposed amendment to U.S. Section 530 contains a provision to the FAA Reauthorization Bill that has grave implications for the 120 US Open Skies agreements if passed.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/opinions/editorial-flag-inconvenience-bill-amendment-threatens-open-skies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/opinions/editorial-flag-inconvenience-bill-amendment-threatens-open-skies#comments Opinions Fri, 24 Aug 2018 18:02:00 +0000 291431 at http://atwonline.com Obituary: Former ATW editor James Avery Donoghue, Jr. http://atwonline.com/opinions/obituary-former-atw-editor-james-avery-donoghue-jr <div class="node-body article-body">James Avery “Jay” Donoghue, Jr. died July 31. He was known as an aviator with a passion for the magic of air transport.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/opinions/obituary-former-atw-editor-james-avery-donoghue-jr" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/opinions/obituary-former-atw-editor-james-avery-donoghue-jr#comments Opinions ATW Plus Fri, 24 Aug 2018 18:02:00 +0000 291281 at http://atwonline.com Flight Safety Foundation Why US Senate should not add flag of convenience amendment to FAA bill http://atwonline.com/blog/why-us-senate-should-not-add-flag-convenience-amendment-faa-bill <div class="node-body blog-body">The US lawmaking system depends on the to-and-fro of amendment additions. But Section 530, a provision hitched to the FAA Reauthorization Bill, should it become law, is a particularly egregious proposal that has grave implications for the 120 US Open Skies agreements.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/why-us-senate-should-not-add-flag-convenience-amendment-faa-bill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/why-us-senate-should-not-add-flag-convenience-amendment-faa-bill#comments Aeropolitics Labor Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Tue, 21 Aug 2018 17:25:00 +0000 291271 at http://atwonline.com