Opinions http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7409/more en If only ATM modernization, not the Gulf carriers, was the target of this campaign http://atwonline.com/blog/if-only-atm-modernization-not-gulf-carriers-was-target-campaign <div class="node-body blog-body">A quick thought on a week that has once more seen the two sides in the US vs. Gulf carrier dispute counter-claiming and, in the case of the US coalition, touting growing support from the lawmakers, local labor groups, trade associations and authorities it has been lobbying in a grass roots campaign. These people, the Partnership for Open & Fair Skies says, now fear for the future of American aviation and American jobs. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/atw-editors-blog-0">ATW Editor&#039;s Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/if-only-atm-modernization-not-gulf-carriers-was-target-campaign" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/if-only-atm-modernization-not-gulf-carriers-was-target-campaign#comments Aeropolitics Air Traffic Management Airlines Blogs Open Skies American ATM Delta Gulf carriers NextGen Open Skies subsidies United ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Fri, 22 May 2015 20:18:00 +0000 167021 at http://atwonline.com A question of scale http://atwonline.com/blog/question-scale <div class="node-body blog-body">Sometimes it takes just one small comment to put things into perspective. For me, that comment came during Emirates’ full-year results call.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/need-i-say-moores">Need I say Moores</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/question-scale" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/question-scale#comments Blogs Need I say Moores Fri, 22 May 2015 12:08:00 +0000 166831 at http://atwonline.com Video clip: MSNBC news program looks at the Gulf carrier subsidies dispute http://atwonline.com/blog/video-clip-msnbc-news-program-looks-gulf-carrier-subsidies-dispute <div class="node-body blog-body">US TV station MSNBC’s Road Map program ran a 10-minute segment this morning looking at the US versus Gulf carrier dispute.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/atw-editors-blog-0">ATW Editor&#039;s Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/video-clip-msnbc-news-program-looks-gulf-carrier-subsidies-dispute" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/video-clip-msnbc-news-program-looks-gulf-carrier-subsidies-dispute#comments Airlines Blogs Open Skies Regulation Airports & Routes American Delta Emirates Etihad gulf carrier MSNBC Qatar subsidy United ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Wed, 20 May 2015 22:38:00 +0000 166701 at http://atwonline.com No simple solution to MRJ90’s scope clause problem http://atwonline.com/blog/no-simple-solution-mrj90-s-scope-clause-problem <div class="node-body blog-body">Delivery date and seat capacity are problematic for the MRJ70 in terms of appealing to US airlines. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/airkarp">AirKarp</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/no-simple-solution-mrj90-s-scope-clause-problem" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/no-simple-solution-mrj90-s-scope-clause-problem#comments Blogs Jonathan Ornstein Mesa Air Group Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp. Mitsubishi Regional Jet MRJ MRJ70 MRJ90 Richard Leach scope clause SkyWest Trans States Holdings AirKarp Tue, 19 May 2015 17:18:00 +0000 166411 at http://atwonline.com Planning 100 years in advance http://atwonline.com/blog/planning-100-years-advance <div class="node-body blog-body">Can airlines learn from a Norwegian library, which just has embarked on a project that will not be completed until 2114, 100 years from now?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/need-i-say-moores">Need I say Moores</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/planning-100-years-advance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/planning-100-years-advance#comments Blogs Need I say Moores Fri, 15 May 2015 14:23:00 +0000 166061 at http://atwonline.com If a third of my seat has a 25 inch pitch, shouldn’t the airline pay me an ancillary fee? http://atwonline.com/blog/if-third-my-seat-has-25-inch-pitch-shouldn-t-airline-pay-me-ancillary-fee <div class="node-body blog-body">I’m writing this blog from onboard US Airways/AA flight 595 from Phoenix to Washington National. I don’t normally get into the traveler thing or flight reviews, but this flight and my particular seat got me thinking. Let me explain.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/atw-editors-blog-0">ATW Editor&#039;s Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/if-third-my-seat-has-25-inch-pitch-shouldn-t-airline-pay-me-ancillary-fee" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/if-third-my-seat-has-25-inch-pitch-shouldn-t-airline-pay-me-ancillary-fee#comments Airframes Airlines Blogs Technology 737 757 A321 Airbus American Airlines Boeing Phoenix seat pitch sky interior. Spirit Airlines US Airways ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Mon, 11 May 2015 17:13:00 +0000 165421 at http://atwonline.com MD-80 UDF http://atwonline.com/blog/md-80-udf <div class="node-body blog-body"><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/atwonline.com/files/uploads/MD-80%20UDF%20Demonstrator.jpg" style="width: 800px; height: 422px;" /></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/time-capsule">Time Capsule</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/md-80-udf" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/md-80-udf#comments Airframes Blogs Engines Technology Time Capsule Thu, 30 Apr 2015 20:19:00 +0000 164411 at http://atwonline.com Foxx ‘open’ to FAA restructuring http://atwonline.com/blog/foxx-open-faa-restructuring <div class="node-body blog-body">Count US transportation secretary Anthony Foxx among those willing to have an open mind on removing ATC from FAA.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/airkarp">AirKarp</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/foxx-open-faa-restructuring" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/foxx-open-faa-restructuring#comments Blogs air traffic control Anthony Foxx ATC ATC privatization Bill Shuster Congress FAA FAA reauthorization AirKarp Thu, 30 Apr 2015 20:15:00 +0000 164401 at http://atwonline.com Lost in translation http://atwonline.com/blog/lost-translation <div class="node-body blog-body">It’s easy to forget that words do not translate the same way for everyone.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/need-i-say-moores">Need I say Moores</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/lost-translation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/lost-translation#comments Blogs Need I say Moores Thu, 30 Apr 2015 15:39:00 +0000 164291 at http://atwonline.com US carriers are not backing off Gulf campaign, but may be changing tactics http://atwonline.com/blog/us-carriers-are-not-backing-gulf-campaign-may-be-changing-tactics <div class="node-body blog-body">Some thoughts on yesterday’s panel debate on the Gulf carriers at the CAPA Americas Aviation Summit in Las Vegas. I observed the majority of the debate, which was moderated by Pillsbury Law partner Ken Quinn, and it led me to believe that while I don’t think the three US carriers involved are going to drop their subsidy and unfair competition accusations against the three Gulf carriers, I do think they are shifting the strategic basis of their campaign. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/atw-editors-blog-0">ATW Editor&#039;s Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/us-carriers-are-not-backing-gulf-campaign-may-be-changing-tactics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/us-carriers-are-not-backing-gulf-campaign-may-be-changing-tactics#comments Airshows Blogs Government Affairs Open Skies American CAPA Delta Emirates Etihad fedex Gulf carriers Open Skies Phoenix Qatar Airways United ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Wed, 29 Apr 2015 21:09:00 +0000 164211 at http://atwonline.com