Opinions http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7409/more en Latest example of aviation security gaps: Truck rams Southwest 737 http://atwonline.com/blog/latest-example-aviation-security-gaps-truck-rams-southwest-737 <div class="node-body blog-body">Keeping bad actors off of aircraft is only part of the aviation security equation.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/latest-example-aviation-security-gaps-truck-rams-southwest-737" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/latest-example-aviation-security-gaps-truck-rams-southwest-737#comments Safety Airports & Routes Opinions AirKarp Fri, 26 Aug 2016 18:34:00 +0000 221961 at http://atwonline.com When is flying an aircraft like e-mailing? http://atwonline.com/blog/when-flying-aircraft-e-mailing <div class="node-body blog-body">When the aircraft is on autopilot, apparently. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/when-flying-aircraft-e-mailing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/when-flying-aircraft-e-mailing#comments Opinions Need I say Moores Fri, 26 Aug 2016 17:43:00 +0000 221941 at http://atwonline.com Editorial: Change the cabin evacuation script http://atwonline.com/safety/editorial-change-cabin-evacuation-script <div class="node-body article-body"><p>All 300 people onboard the Emirates Boeing 777 escaped with their lives when the aircraft crash-landed at Dubai Airport and burst into flames [see article, page 7]. Sadly a firefighter was killed tackling the blaze, but the scale of the tragedy could have been so much larger.</p></div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/editorial-change-cabin-evacuation-script" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ATW Magazine Safety Opinions Thu, 25 Aug 2016 12:52:00 +0000 221661 at http://atwonline.com Would airliners be safer without pilots? No, says NTSB chairman http://atwonline.com/blog/would-airliners-be-safer-without-pilots-no-says-ntsb-chairman <div class="node-body blog-body">Christopher Hart argues that 'human pilots are still crucial'</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/would-airliners-be-safer-without-pilots-no-says-ntsb-chairman" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/would-airliners-be-safer-without-pilots-no-says-ntsb-chairman#comments Safety Opinions AirKarp Wed, 24 Aug 2016 18:58:00 +0000 221611 at http://atwonline.com Editorial: Onboard safety videos need to change the script http://atwonline.com/safety/editorial-onboard-safety-videos-need-change-script <div class="node-body article-body">All 300 people onboard the Emirates Boeing 777 escaped with their lives when the aircraft crash-landed at Dubai Airport and burst into flames. Sadly a firefighter was killed tackling the blaze, but the scale of the tragedy could have been so much larger.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/editorial-onboard-safety-videos-need-change-script" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/editorial-onboard-safety-videos-need-change-script#comments Airlines Daily News Aircraft & Engines Safety Opinions Mon, 22 Aug 2016 19:19:00 +0000 221341 at http://atwonline.com Analysis: Delta & Southwest technology crashes raise troubling questions http://atwonline.com/technology/analysis-delta-southwest-technology-crashes-raise-troubling-questions <div class="node-body article-body">Delta Air Lines and Southwest Airlines are very different airlines. One is a global full-service airline with a fleet of varied aircraft types and multiple product offerings for passengers, while the other is the world’s original low-cost carrier with an all-Boeing 737 fleet, no business class and a mostly domestic operation. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/technology/analysis-delta-southwest-technology-crashes-raise-troubling-questions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/technology/analysis-delta-southwest-technology-crashes-raise-troubling-questions#comments Airlines Daily News Technology Opinions Mon, 22 Aug 2016 19:07:00 +0000 221331 at http://atwonline.com The significance of United’s CFO selection http://atwonline.com/blog/significance-united-s-cfo-selection <div class="node-body blog-body">Oscar Munoz is not afraid of bringing ULCC attributes into United’s business.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/significance-united-s-cfo-selection" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/significance-united-s-cfo-selection#comments Airline Financials Airlines Opinions AirKarp Thu, 18 Aug 2016 17:55:00 +0000 221061 at http://atwonline.com Punishment and reward http://atwonline.com/blog/punishment-and-reward <div class="node-body blog-body">Airlines often feel like a weak player in the value chain, but Irish low-cost carrier Ryanair has demonstrated that bold moves do have impact.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/punishment-and-reward" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/punishment-and-reward#comments Opinions Need I say Moores Wed, 17 Aug 2016 15:30:00 +0000 220861 at http://atwonline.com System crash muddies Delta’s reliability reputation http://atwonline.com/blog/system-crash-muddies-delta-s-reliability-reputation <div class="node-body blog-body">The technology failure is a significant negative mark on one of Delta’s key brand claims.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/system-crash-muddies-delta-s-reliability-reputation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/system-crash-muddies-delta-s-reliability-reputation#comments Technology Opinions AirKarp Wed, 10 Aug 2016 19:20:00 +0000 220351 at http://atwonline.com Emirates 777 fire: The great escape http://atwonline.com/blog/emirates-777-fire-great-escape <div class="node-body blog-body">Shocking as it was today to see images of the Emirates Boeing 777 engulfed in flames after crash-landing at Dubai Airport, the real story is not the crash but the escape. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/emirates-777-fire-great-escape" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/emirates-777-fire-great-escape#comments Airlines Aircraft & Engines Safety Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Wed, 03 Aug 2016 19:03:00 +0000 219801 at http://atwonline.com