Opinions http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7409/more en Is it ‘insane’ for airlines to earn strong profits? http://atwonline.com/blog/it-insane-airlines-earn-strong-profits <div class="node-body blog-body">American Airlines’ annual net profit is just $45.8 billion behind Apple’s most recent full-year net earnings.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/airkarp">AirKarp</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/it-insane-airlines-earn-strong-profits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/it-insane-airlines-earn-strong-profits#comments Blogs airlines American Airlines Apple Doug Parker earnings profit AirKarp Wed, 03 Feb 2016 15:05:00 +0000 196111 at http://atwonline.com interview - Etihad Airways President & CEO James Hogan http://atwonline.com/interviews-video-print/interview-etihad-airways-president-ceo-james-hogan <div class="node-body article-body"><h3>Etihad Airways is the <a href="http://atwonline.com/atw-awards/airline-year-etihad-airways">2016 ATW Airline of the Year </a></h3> <h3>&nbsp;</h3> <p><em>Etihad is a young airline, but one that has grown rapidly to become a world-class, global player. Talk about the company&rsquo;s strategic thinking as you formed this airline and worked out how to create a niche from a market base where another airline was dominant?</em></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/interviews-video-print/interview-etihad-airways-president-ceo-james-hogan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/interviews-video-print/interview-etihad-airways-president-ceo-james-hogan#comments Airlines Interviews - Video & Print Etihad Airways James Hogan Thu, 28 Jan 2016 22:02:00 +0000 194941 at http://atwonline.com <p>Hogan</p> Etihad Airways Interview - IATA DG & CEO Tony Tyler http://atwonline.com/atw-awards/interview-iata-dg-ceo-tony-tyler <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong><em>I</em></strong><strong><em>t seems to me that a signature of your leadership style at IATA is partnership. Was that a deliberate policy starting out?</em></strong></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/atw-awards/interview-iata-dg-ceo-tony-tyler" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/atw-awards/interview-iata-dg-ceo-tony-tyler#comments Associations Interviews - Video & Print ATW Awards ATW Plus IATA DG Tony Tyler Thu, 28 Jan 2016 21:40:00 +0000 194921 at http://atwonline.com <p>Tyler</p> IATA Very shaky start for anti-US ATC privatization coalition http://atwonline.com/blog/very-shaky-start-anti-us-atc-privatization-coalition <div class="node-body blog-body">“When you are arguing a case when you don’t know what it’s all about, it’s very hard.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/airkarp">AirKarp</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/very-shaky-start-anti-us-atc-privatization-coalition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/very-shaky-start-anti-us-atc-privatization-coalition#comments Blogs A4A air traffic control Airlines for America Americans Against Air Traffic Privatization ATC ATC privatization Eleanor Holmes Norton Elijah Cummings AirKarp Tue, 26 Jan 2016 21:06:00 +0000 194401 at http://atwonline.com Europe’s 2016 crystal ball reading http://atwonline.com/blog/europe-s-2016-crystal-ball-reading <div class="node-body blog-body">Just as we hit ‘Back to the Future Day’ in 2015 without all the film’s futuristic innovations coming true, the reality of European air transport in 2016 is likely to be a lot more mundane than people would like to predict.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/need-i-say-moores">Need I say Moores</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/europe-s-2016-crystal-ball-reading" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/europe-s-2016-crystal-ball-reading#comments Blogs Need I say Moores Tue, 26 Jan 2016 16:50:00 +0000 194311 at http://atwonline.com Oscar Munoz shows a lot of heart http://atwonline.com/blog/oscar-munoz-shows-lot-heart <div class="node-body blog-body">Fifteen days after a heart transplant, Munoz was in the captain’s seat during United Airlines’ earnings call. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/airkarp">AirKarp</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/oscar-munoz-shows-lot-heart" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/oscar-munoz-shows-lot-heart#comments Blogs heart transplant Oscar Munoz united airlines AirKarp Fri, 22 Jan 2016 21:39:00 +0000 193781 at http://atwonline.com Screening Madness http://atwonline.com/blog/screening-madness <div class="node-body blog-body">Heard the one about the IATA Director General who was subjected to secondary screening because he had a small umbrella in his carry-on case?</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/screening-madness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/screening-madness#comments Blogs Security Airports & Routes IATA Schiphol TSA ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Thu, 21 Jan 2016 19:33:00 +0000 193481 at http://atwonline.com Welcome home Mr. Munoz! http://atwonline.com/blog/welcome-home-mr-munoz <div class="node-body blog-body">What a great photo posted by United today of CEO Oscar Munoz with his doctors as he prepared to return home following a heart transplant.</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/welcome-home-mr-munoz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/welcome-home-mr-munoz#comments Airlines Blogs Daily News united airlines ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Fri, 15 Jan 2016 21:40:00 +0000 192881 at http://atwonline.com Southwest beware: the meaning of Allegiant adding BWI http://atwonline.com/blog/southwest-beware-meaning-allegiant-adding-bwi <div class="node-body blog-body">The profitable ULCC is staking a claim at Southwest Airlines’ US East Coast stronghold.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/airkarp">AirKarp</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/southwest-beware-meaning-allegiant-adding-bwi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/southwest-beware-meaning-allegiant-adding-bwi#comments Blogs Allegiant Air Baltimore/Washington International Airport BWI southwest airlines ULCC ultra low-cost carrier AirKarp Thu, 14 Jan 2016 17:28:00 +0000 192601 at http://atwonline.com US ULCC earthquake: Ben Baldanza out at Spirit Airlines http://atwonline.com/blog/us-ulcc-earthquake-ben-baldanza-out-spirit-airlines <div class="node-body blog-body">Spirit—and the US ULCC sector—will move from the founding era to the competition era.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/airkarp">AirKarp</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/us-ulcc-earthquake-ben-baldanza-out-spirit-airlines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/us-ulcc-earthquake-ben-baldanza-out-spirit-airlines#comments Blogs Ben Baldanza Frontier Airlines Spirit Airlines ULCC ultra low-cost carrier AirKarp Wed, 06 Jan 2016 17:55:00 +0000 191521 at http://atwonline.com