Opinions http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7409/more en Board games http://atwonline.com/blog/board-games <div class="node-body blog-body">Could organizing passengers on a mat – yes, an actual physical mat - help speed up aircraft boarding and cut turnaround times?</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/board-games" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/board-games#comments Technology Opinions Need I say Moores Thu, 19 Jan 2017 18:21:00 +0000 236321 at http://atwonline.com ‘Basic economy’ is a reasonable business decision for airlines http://atwonline.com/blog/basic-economy-reasonable-business-decision-airlines <div class="node-body blog-body">It's about much more than overhead bin carry-on bag restrictions.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/basic-economy-reasonable-business-decision-airlines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/basic-economy-reasonable-business-decision-airlines#comments Airline Financials Airlines Opinions AirKarp Thu, 19 Jan 2017 16:18:00 +0000 236221 at http://atwonline.com Don’t dismiss the widebody http://atwonline.com/blog/don-t-dismiss-widebody <div class="node-body blog-body">Already 2017 is shaping up to be another good year for the narrowbody, especially the new-generation of ultra-efficient airliners.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/don-t-dismiss-widebody" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/don-t-dismiss-widebody#comments Airframes Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Tue, 17 Jan 2017 23:21:00 +0000 236031 at http://atwonline.com MH370 becomes a ghost ship http://atwonline.com/blog/mh370-becomes-ghost-ship <div class="node-body blog-body">It’s a sad day in commercial aviation history with the confirmation that the search for MH370 has been suspended.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/mh370-becomes-ghost-ship" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/mh370-becomes-ghost-ship#comments Safety Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Tue, 17 Jan 2017 20:45:00 +0000 235991 at http://atwonline.com Aviation’s 2017 nightmares begin in Fort Lauderdale http://atwonline.com/blog/aviation-s-2017-nightmares-begin-fort-lauderdale <div class="node-body blog-body">There is still a lot to be learned from today’s shooting incident at Fort Lauderdale Airport, but this is the nightmare the industry – especially US airlines and airports – feared as we entered a new year.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/aviation-s-2017-nightmares-begin-fort-lauderdale" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/aviation-s-2017-nightmares-begin-fort-lauderdale#comments Security Safety Airports & Routes Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Fri, 06 Jan 2017 20:16:00 +0000 235061 at http://atwonline.com In defense of airlines’ checked baggage fees http://atwonline.com/blog/defense-airlines-checked-baggage-fees <div class="node-body blog-body">Those wanting checked baggage fees rescinded are inadvertently advocating for worse customer service for passengers.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/defense-airlines-checked-baggage-fees" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/defense-airlines-checked-baggage-fees#comments Airlines Opinions AirKarp Tue, 03 Jan 2017 22:26:00 +0000 234711 at http://atwonline.com Uncertain Times: The global airline industry’s 2017 watch points http://atwonline.com/blog/uncertain-times-global-airline-industry-s-2017-watch-points <div class="node-body blog-body">No matter your industry or priorities, the common feeling entering 2017 is one of uncertainty about how this year will turn out. The airline industry is no exception, so here are a few thoughts on five watch points that could make the difference between a good and a not-so-good year:</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/uncertain-times-global-airline-industry-s-2017-watch-points" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/uncertain-times-global-airline-industry-s-2017-watch-points#comments Aeropolitics Airlines Aircraft & Engines Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Tue, 03 Jan 2017 21:55:00 +0000 234701 at http://atwonline.com The flight crew dilemma: a follow up http://atwonline.com/blog/flight-crew-dilemma-follow <div class="node-body blog-body">Since I wrote in this blog about a couple of onboard incidents involving passenger behavior, more details have come to light about the second incident – involving a Muslim American male – that warrants a follow up.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/flight-crew-dilemma-follow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/flight-crew-dilemma-follow#comments Airlines Safety Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Wed, 28 Dec 2016 20:05:00 +0000 234501 at http://atwonline.com The flight & cabin crew dilemma http://atwonline.com/blog/flight-cabin-crew-dilemma <div class="node-body blog-body">A white male with an American accent stands in the aisle of a commercial airliner and delivers an angry, hate-filled, political rant at the rest of the passengers, daring them to reveal themselves as “Hillary bitches”. He gets to stay on the flight.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/flight-cabin-crew-dilemma" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/flight-cabin-crew-dilemma#comments Airlines Safety Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Thu, 22 Dec 2016 16:35:00 +0000 234181 at http://atwonline.com US DOT wins game of chicken vs. Delta-Aeromexico http://atwonline.com/blog/us-dot-wins-game-chicken-vs-delta-aeromexico <div class="node-body blog-body">The department confidently called the airlines’ bluff.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/us-dot-wins-game-chicken-vs-delta-aeromexico" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/us-dot-wins-game-chicken-vs-delta-aeromexico#comments Airlines Regulation Airports & Routes Opinions AirKarp Wed, 21 Dec 2016 16:53:00 +0000 233991 at http://atwonline.com