Opinions http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7409/more en The big divide between airlines & Wall Street: PRASM http://atwonline.com/blog/big-divide-between-airlines-wall-street-prasm <div class="node-body blog-body">Sluggish PRASM performance is keeping US airline stock prices low.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/big-divide-between-airlines-wall-street-prasm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/big-divide-between-airlines-wall-street-prasm#comments Airline Financials Opinions AirKarp Fri, 22 Jul 2016 17:31:00 +0000 218431 at http://atwonline.com Is this the worst-ever airline flight safety video? http://atwonline.com/blog/worst-ever-airline-flight-safety-video <div class="node-body blog-body">Air New Zealand has released its latest flight safety video. The Kiwi airline is famous for its fun videos and they are usually popular, but I have to say that I think they’ve produced a dud this time.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/worst-ever-airline-flight-safety-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/worst-ever-airline-flight-safety-video#comments Airlines IFE Safety Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Fri, 22 Jul 2016 16:40:00 +0000 218351 at http://atwonline.com Political hurdles http://atwonline.com/blog/political-hurdles <div class="node-body blog-body">Norwegian must be cursing the Brexit vote, having just opened its new UK headquarters close to London Gatwick Airport.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/political-hurdles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/political-hurdles#comments Opinions Need I say Moores Fri, 22 Jul 2016 15:58:00 +0000 218271 at http://atwonline.com The Convair 990 had a Short Life http://atwonline.com/blog/convair-990-had-short-life <div class="node-body blog-body">The Convair 990 was a stretch of the Convair 880 that American Airlines requested.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/convair-990-had-short-life" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/convair-990-had-short-life#comments Airframes Opinions Time Capsule Fri, 22 Jul 2016 14:14:00 +0000 218221 at http://atwonline.com Boeing 787 financial hit underscores cost of launching a new airliner http://atwonline.com/blog/boeing-787-financial-hit-underscores-cost-launching-new-airliner <div class="node-body blog-body">That Boeing has had problems with the three aircraft programs leading to the company taking a $2.1 billion hit in its second-quarter earnings was not a surprise. But the size of the hit was a shock.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/boeing-787-financial-hit-underscores-cost-launching-new-airliner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/boeing-787-financial-hit-underscores-cost-launching-new-airliner#comments Aircraft & Engines Technology Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Thu, 21 Jul 2016 22:20:00 +0000 218181 at http://atwonline.com FAA ban on Turkish flights, although lifted, was puzzling http://atwonline.com/blog/faa-ban-turkish-flights-although-lifted-was-puzzling <div class="node-body blog-body">I’m struggling to understand why the US initially imposed such a wide and lengthy ban on commercial flights to and from Turkey following Friday night’s failed coup.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/faa-ban-turkish-flights-although-lifted-was-puzzling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/faa-ban-turkish-flights-although-lifted-was-puzzling#comments Open Skies Regulation Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Mon, 18 Jul 2016 19:30:00 +0000 217711 at http://atwonline.com Gone fishin’ at Farnborough http://atwonline.com/blog/gone-fishin-farnborough <div class="node-body blog-body">This year’s Farnborough Airshow has turned into something of a fishing exercise by the airliner manufacturers as they dangle various “stretches” of new aircraft types in front of customers to see which bait is most popular.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/gone-fishin-farnborough" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/gone-fishin-farnborough#comments Aircraft & Engines Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Wed, 13 Jul 2016 14:28:00 +0000 217101 at http://atwonline.com FAA reauthorization: There has to be a better way http://atwonline.com/blog/faa-reauthorization-there-has-be-better-way <div class="node-body blog-body">Perhaps significant FAA reform should be decoupled from FAA reauthorization.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/faa-reauthorization-there-has-be-better-way" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/faa-reauthorization-there-has-be-better-way#comments Air Traffic Management Regulation Opinions AirKarp Wed, 13 Jul 2016 13:47:00 +0000 217051 at http://atwonline.com SHOW ANALYSIS: It’s all about service support & stretches http://atwonline.com/aircraft-engines/show-analysis-it-s-all-about-service-support-stretches <div class="node-body article-body">The Farnborough Airshow livened up Tuesday with a flurry of new aircraft orders, including two big A320neo deals with Asian low-cost carriers. But if any themes are emerging from this show, it’s about Airbus and Boeing testing the airline appetites for larger variants of new aircraft; and also about OEMs securing long-term support service agreements.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/aircraft-engines/show-analysis-it-s-all-about-service-support-stretches" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/aircraft-engines/show-analysis-it-s-all-about-service-support-stretches#comments Farnborough Airshow 2016 Daily News MRO Aircraft & Engines ATW On-Location Opinions Tue, 12 Jul 2016 17:18:00 +0000 216901 at http://atwonline.com Was DOT too fair with its Havana flight allocations? http://atwonline.com/blog/was-dot-too-fair-its-havana-flight-allocations <div class="node-body blog-body">The US Department of Transportation’s eagerly awaited decision on which airlines get rights to Havana, Cuba, was revealed today and the result is: just about everybody. But is that a good result?</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/was-dot-too-fair-its-havana-flight-allocations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/was-dot-too-fair-its-havana-flight-allocations#comments Aeropolitics Airports & Routes Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Thu, 07 Jul 2016 21:50:00 +0000 216051 at http://atwonline.com