Opinions http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7409/more en ANALYSIS: Time running out for FAA reauthorization http://atwonline.com/opinions/analysis-time-running-out-faa-reauthorization <div class="field-deck"> Can a partial shutdown of FAA be avoided? </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Avoiding a costly partial shutdown of FAA this autumn now seems the best one can realistically hope for.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/opinions/analysis-time-running-out-faa-reauthorization" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/opinions/analysis-time-running-out-faa-reauthorization#comments Opinions Wed, 23 Aug 2017 18:11:00 +0000 256741 at http://atwonline.com Getty Images EDITORIAL: Overselling the oversell http://atwonline.com/airlines/editorial-overselling-oversell <div class="node-body article-body">It took a long while and a public relations disaster, but US airlines seem to have learned that passengers dislike being kicked off the plane because their flight was oversold.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/editorial-overselling-oversell" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/editorial-overselling-oversell#comments Airlines Daily News Opinions Mon, 21 Aug 2017 11:20:00 +0000 256701 at http://atwonline.com Dueling Dallas views of US airline industry http://atwonline.com/blog/dueling-dallas-views-us-airline-industry <div class="node-body blog-body">Is Doug Parker too optimistic? Is Gary Kelly too cautious?</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/dueling-dallas-views-us-airline-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/dueling-dallas-views-us-airline-industry#comments Airline Financials Airlines Opinions AirKarp Fri, 18 Aug 2017 18:56:00 +0000 257251 at http://atwonline.com Is Europe in the next phase of consolidation? http://atwonline.com/blog/europe-next-phase-consolidation <div class="node-body blog-body">Do the airberlin and Alitalia insolvency filings signal the next wave of European industry consolidation?</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/europe-next-phase-consolidation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/europe-next-phase-consolidation#comments Airlines Opinions Need I say Moores Tue, 15 Aug 2017 20:31:00 +0000 256821 at http://atwonline.com Airport drinking; when to call time? http://atwonline.com/blog/airport-drinking-when-call-time <div class="node-body blog-body">Is limiting the number of alcoholic drinks each passenger can consume at an airport a good idea?</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/airport-drinking-when-call-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/airport-drinking-when-call-time#comments Regulation Airports & Routes Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Tue, 15 Aug 2017 18:22:00 +0000 256751 at http://atwonline.com Sully video blog – reader comments & a follow up http://atwonline.com/blog/sully-video-blog-reader-comments-follow <div class="node-body blog-body">Not surprisingly, my latest blog on “Sully” Sullenberger’s AAAA videos campaigning against US ATM reform ignited a strong response from readers. Perhaps the only surprise is that many of the responses in my emails were highly supportive. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/sully-video-blog-reader-comments-follow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/sully-video-blog-reader-comments-follow#comments Air Traffic Management Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Fri, 11 Aug 2017 19:54:00 +0000 256541 at http://atwonline.com Sully’s misleading statements on US ATC reform http://atwonline.com/blog/sully-s-misleading-statements-us-atc-reform <div class="node-body blog-body">Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger, the pilot who landed a US Airways A320 on the Hudson River in New York, is campaigning against moves to reform and modernize the US air traffic management (ATM) system. Aside from misrepresenting the issue, Sullenberger accuses US airlines of “putting cost reduction ahead of safety”; that’s a shameful lie.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/sully-s-misleading-statements-us-atc-reform" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/sully-s-misleading-statements-us-atc-reform#comments Air Traffic Management Operations & Technology Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Thu, 10 Aug 2017 17:17:00 +0000 256321 at http://atwonline.com Can a partial shutdown of FAA be avoided? http://atwonline.com/blog/can-partial-shutdown-faa-be-avoided <div class="node-body blog-body">Don’t hold your breath waiting for an FAA reauthorization bill including major ATC reform to pass the US Congress. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/can-partial-shutdown-faa-be-avoided" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/can-partial-shutdown-faa-be-avoided#comments Aeropolitics Opinions AirKarp Tue, 08 Aug 2017 14:27:00 +0000 256061 at http://atwonline.com Air France-KLM and Virgin Atlantic: culture clash? http://atwonline.com/blog/air-france-klm-and-virgin-atlantic-culture-clash <div class="node-body blog-body">Air France-KLM pulled a surprise move, announcing plans to acquire 31% of UK long-haul carrier Virgin Atlantic, but how will the partnership play out in terms of culture and strategy?</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/air-france-klm-and-virgin-atlantic-culture-clash" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/air-france-klm-and-virgin-atlantic-culture-clash#comments Airlines Opinions Fri, 28 Jul 2017 19:13:00 +0000 255251 at http://atwonline.com New US security rules are a win for common sense http://atwonline.com/blog/new-us-security-rules-are-win-common-sense <div class="node-body blog-body">The US government’s new security rules for all international flights bound for the US came into effect last week. I experienced them first hand at Auckland airport and, if that experience proves typical, this is a win for safety and for common sense.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/new-us-security-rules-are-win-common-sense" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/new-us-security-rules-are-win-common-sense#comments Security Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Mon, 24 Jul 2017 17:34:00 +0000 254731 at http://atwonline.com