Opinions http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7409/more en Good news for US airlines on unit revenue http://atwonline.com/blog/good-news-us-airlines-unit-revenue <div class="node-body blog-body">Perhaps Warren Buffett is on to something.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/good-news-us-airlines-unit-revenue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/good-news-us-airlines-unit-revenue#comments Airline Financials Opinions AirKarp Fri, 09 Dec 2016 18:55:00 +0000 232811 at http://atwonline.com Five priorities for the next US Transportation Secretary http://atwonline.com/blog/five-priorities-next-us-transportation-secretary <div class="node-body blog-body">US President-elect’s nomination of Elaine Chao to be Department of Transportation Secretary seems to have broad support and will likely be an uncontentious nominee with the Senate.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/five-priorities-next-us-transportation-secretary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/five-priorities-next-us-transportation-secretary#comments Airlines Regulation Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Thu, 01 Dec 2016 17:10:00 +0000 231941 at http://atwonline.com Airbus-Boeing subsidy dispute is a proxy fight with a larger goal http://atwonline.com/blog/airbus-boeing-subsidy-dispute-proxy-fight-larger-goal <div class="node-body blog-body">Airbus and Boeing fear they will not be able to live with the kinds of state support that budding rivals may receive.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/airbus-boeing-subsidy-dispute-proxy-fight-larger-goal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/airbus-boeing-subsidy-dispute-proxy-fight-larger-goal#comments Airframes Opinions AirKarp Tue, 29 Nov 2016 18:22:00 +0000 231711 at http://atwonline.com Don’t hold your breath… http://atwonline.com/blog/don-t-hold-your-breath <div class="node-body blog-body">Lufthansa pilots’ union Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) has said that their current strike is “a question of who can hold their breath the longest and our breath is very long.”</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/don-t-hold-your-breath" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/don-t-hold-your-breath#comments Airlines Labor Opinions Need I say Moores Tue, 29 Nov 2016 17:12:00 +0000 231681 at http://atwonline.com Rant guy on Delta plane is banned, but where are we going as a society? http://atwonline.com/blog/rant-guy-delta-plane-banned-where-are-we-going-society <div class="node-body blog-body">Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian confirmed Monday that a passenger who gave an expletive-filled rant on a Delta aircraft is banned for life from flying on the Atlanta-based airline. The rant was videoed by another passenger. You can see it here. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/rant-guy-delta-plane-banned-where-are-we-going-society" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/rant-guy-delta-plane-banned-where-are-we-going-society#comments Airlines Safety Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Mon, 28 Nov 2016 19:39:00 +0000 231541 at http://atwonline.com Jets small and large fly over Abu Dhabi for Formula 1 finale http://atwonline.com/blog/jets-small-and-large-fly-over-abu-dhabi-formula-1-finale <div class="node-body blog-body">The Abu Dhabi Grand Prix was held at the weekend, the pinnacle of the 2016 Formula 1 championship. Etihad Airways is host sponsor and as part of the ceremonies, did a flyby in conjunction with the UAE National Aerobatics Team, Al Fursan (The Knights).</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/jets-small-and-large-fly-over-abu-dhabi-formula-1-finale" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/jets-small-and-large-fly-over-abu-dhabi-formula-1-finale#comments Airbus A380 Airlines Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Mon, 28 Nov 2016 18:46:00 +0000 231521 at http://atwonline.com Congratulations Airbus http://atwonline.com/blog/congratulations-airbus <div class="node-body blog-body">The larger variant of the A350 XWB, the -1000, completed its first flight today, marking the beginning of the aircraft’s flight-test program and an exciting era for Airbus.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/congratulations-airbus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/congratulations-airbus#comments Manufacturers Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Thu, 24 Nov 2016 23:11:00 +0000 231431 at http://atwonline.com COMMENTARY: Uber’s flying car vision won’t fly without NextGen http://atwonline.com/technology/commentary-uber-s-flying-car-vision-won-t-fly-without-nextgen <div class="field-byline"> David F. Melcher </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Uber’s recent report outlining its vision for the potential of autonomous flying cars has captured the imagination of city dwellers and commuters worldwide. Who wouldn’t enjoy care-free flying in 10 years that eliminates gridlock at 200mph?</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/technology/commentary-uber-s-flying-car-vision-won-t-fly-without-nextgen" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/technology/commentary-uber-s-flying-car-vision-won-t-fly-without-nextgen#comments Associations Government Affairs Regulation Daily News Technology Opinions Wed, 23 Nov 2016 17:18:00 +0000 231351 at http://atwonline.com <p>David F. Melcher</p> AIA Asia-Pacific airline CEOs have talent http://atwonline.com/blog/asia-pacific-airline-ceos-have-talent <div class="node-body blog-body">Former IATA director general Tony Tyler liked to say that airline CEOs give their commitment to the global association, but their hearts to their regional associations. Nowhere is that more apparent than at the annual meeting of the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA), which was held in Manila last week and displayed the region’s airline executive talent in more ways than one.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/asia-pacific-airline-ceos-have-talent" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/asia-pacific-airline-ceos-have-talent#comments Associations Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Sun, 20 Nov 2016 05:32:00 +0000 231021 at http://atwonline.com Astonishing market cap figures show airline industry’s dramatic change http://atwonline.com/blog/astonishing-market-cap-figures-show-airline-industry-s-dramatic-change <div class="node-body blog-body">In 2011, the highest equity value of any airline in the world was the forming LATAM at $12 billion. Now it is Delta at $35 billion.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/astonishing-market-cap-figures-show-airline-industry-s-dramatic-change" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/astonishing-market-cap-figures-show-airline-industry-s-dramatic-change#comments Airline Financials Opinions AirKarp Fri, 18 Nov 2016 20:05:00 +0000 230961 at http://atwonline.com