Opinions http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7409/more en Analysis: Cabin PED ban may boost security at safety's expense http://atwonline.com/opinions/analysis-cabin-ped-ban-may-boost-security-safetys-expense <div class="node-body article-body">US and UK security rules banning computers from cabins raise fire safety concerns.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/opinions/analysis-cabin-ped-ban-may-boost-security-safetys-expense" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/opinions/analysis-cabin-ped-ban-may-boost-security-safetys-expense#comments Opinions Fri, 28 Apr 2017 18:11:00 +0000 244901 at http://atwonline.com Editorial: United Airlines—Brand on life support http://atwonline.com/opinions/editorial-united-airlines-brand-life-support <div class="node-body article-body">The United incident, and the highly damaging video that consumed social media and TV screens, dealt a huge setback not just to the United brand, but to the wider industry’s reputation.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/opinions/editorial-united-airlines-brand-life-support" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/opinions/editorial-united-airlines-brand-life-support#comments Opinions Tue, 25 Apr 2017 08:00:00 +0000 244891 at http://atwonline.com Flying long haul with Norwegian http://atwonline.com/blog/flying-long-haul-norwegian <div class="node-body blog-body">Norwegian’s long-haul expansion has made headlines on both sides of the Atlantic, but is the product any good? The simple answer is yes, but.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/flying-long-haul-norwegian" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/flying-long-haul-norwegian#comments Airlines Opinions Need I say Moores Wed, 19 Apr 2017 16:00:00 +0000 245161 at http://atwonline.com US mainline-regional system likely contributed to bumping incident http://atwonline.com/blog/us-mainline-regional-system-likely-contributed-bumping-incident <div class="node-body blog-body">I can’t help but wonder if the Byzantine relationship between mainlines and regionals is partly to blame for this incident.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/us-mainline-regional-system-likely-contributed-bumping-incident" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/us-mainline-regional-system-likely-contributed-bumping-incident#comments Airlines Opinions AirKarp Fri, 14 Apr 2017 20:18:00 +0000 244751 at http://atwonline.com Editorial: United Airlines: Brand on life support http://atwonline.com/airlines/editorial-united-airlines-brand-life-support <div class="node-body article-body">Explaining why it took him two days to issue a full apology for the bumped passenger incident that shocked the world, United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz said he was waiting for the facts. One fact should have been immediately clear; the brand was in grave danger.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/editorial-united-airlines-brand-life-support" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/editorial-united-airlines-brand-life-support#comments Airlines Daily News Opinions Fri, 14 Apr 2017 17:26:00 +0000 244681 at http://atwonline.com United Airlines Munoz’s apology may not be enough http://atwonline.com/blog/munoz-s-apology-may-not-be-enough <div class="node-body blog-body">Let’s start with today’s good news for United. The CEO issued a full apology for the awful bumped-then-dragged passenger incident, took full responsibility and promised a full review of the company’s crew transport and over-booking procedures.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/munoz-s-apology-may-not-be-enough" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/munoz-s-apology-may-not-be-enough#comments Aeropolitics Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Tue, 11 Apr 2017 21:46:00 +0000 244371 at http://atwonline.com United bumped passenger video damages all airlines http://atwonline.com/blog/united-bumped-passenger-video-damages-all-airlines <div class="node-body blog-body">The news and video that emerged today of a passenger being roughly dragged from a United Airlines aircraft for no other reason than the airline had oversold the flight is truly disturbing.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/united-bumped-passenger-video-damages-all-airlines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/united-bumped-passenger-video-damages-all-airlines#comments Aeropolitics Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Mon, 10 Apr 2017 18:41:00 +0000 244231 at http://atwonline.com EASA’s safety warning raises most important question on electronic carry-on bans http://atwonline.com/blog/easa-s-safety-warning-raises-most-important-question-electronic-carry-bans <div class="node-body blog-body">EASA’s safety bulletin issued today warning of the hazards of loading lots of personal electronics in the cargo hold rather than let passengers carry them onboard as usual is really quite damning of the new US and UK security rules.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/easa-s-safety-warning-raises-most-important-question-electronic-carry-bans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/easa-s-safety-warning-raises-most-important-question-electronic-carry-bans#comments Security Safety Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Wed, 05 Apr 2017 20:21:00 +0000 243801 at http://atwonline.com American places ATW Airline of the Year logo on 968 aircraft http://atwonline.com/blog/american-places-atw-airline-year-logo-968-aircraft <div class="node-body blog-body">American Airlines is having the sort of sticker shock it’s nice to have; the carrier is sticking 2017 ATW Airline of the Year decals on the fuselages of all 968 of its mainline aircraft.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/american-places-atw-airline-year-logo-968-aircraft" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/american-places-atw-airline-year-logo-968-aircraft#comments Airlines Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Tue, 04 Apr 2017 22:39:00 +0000 243591 at http://atwonline.com Ban the carry-on ban. And soon http://atwonline.com/blog/ban-carry-ban-and-soon <div class="node-body blog-body">The new US and UK electronics carry-on security bans continue to raise questions. But there’s zero evidence that they raise security.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/ban-carry-ban-and-soon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/ban-carry-ban-and-soon#comments Security Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Mon, 03 Apr 2017 20:30:00 +0000 243411 at http://atwonline.com