Opinions http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7409/more en The golden rule for UAS airspace rulemaking http://atwonline.com/editorial/golden-rule-uas-airspace-rulemaking <div class="node-body article-body">The unmanned aerial systems (UAS) revolution is having an effect on what’s flying and what it can do for people almost as dramatic as that of the introduction of powered manned flight. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/editorial/golden-rule-uas-airspace-rulemaking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/editorial/golden-rule-uas-airspace-rulemaking#comments Air Traffic Control Editorial Regulation Technology UAS unmanned aerial systems unmanned flight Fri, 27 Feb 2015 19:28:00 +0000 157271 at http://atwonline.com Moments missed if you weren’t at the ATW 41st Achievement Awards http://atwonline.com/blog/moments-missed-if-you-weren-t-atw-41st-achievement-awards <div class="node-body blog-body">As always, a great time was enjoyed Wednesday evening as the ATW publisher and editors hosted the 41st Annual Industry Achievement Awards in Washington DC. You can read about the event, our winners, and what they said here. But I’d like to share a few of my favorite moments of the ceremonies. </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/moments-missed-if-you-weren-t-atw-41st-achievement-awards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/moments-missed-if-you-weren-t-atw-41st-achievement-awards#comments Blogs ATW Awards Ethiopian Heathrow Spirit TSA ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Fri, 27 Feb 2015 18:21:00 +0000 157251 at http://atwonline.com Yes, Mr. Anderson, Chapter 11 is a ‘government subsidy’ http://atwonline.com/blog/yes-mr-anderson-chapter-11-government-subsidy <div class="node-body blog-body">Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection is not generally viewed in the US as a company getting “government assistance.” I’ve long wondered why this is.</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/yes-mr-anderson-chapter-11-government-subsidy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/yes-mr-anderson-chapter-11-government-subsidy#comments Blogs bankruptcy protection Chapter 11 CNN Delta Air Lines Emirates Airline Etihad Airways Richard Anderson AirKarp Fri, 20 Feb 2015 18:29:00 +0000 156531 at http://atwonline.com Delta’s terrorist apology is not enough http://atwonline.com/blog/delta-s-terrorist-apology-not-enough <div class="node-body blog-body">Delta CEO Richard Anderson’s unfortunate comment on CNN on the UAE and 9/11 terrorists shows the dangers of the slippery slope he has put himself on with the campaign against the major Gulf carriers.</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/delta-s-terrorist-apology-not-enough" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/delta-s-terrorist-apology-not-enough#comments Aeropolitics Airlines Blogs Open Skies American Airlines Chapter 11 Delta Gulf carriers Qatar Airways Richard Anderson united airlines ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Thu, 19 Feb 2015 17:47:00 +0000 156401 at http://atwonline.com CRJ900 vs. E-175: microcosm of Bombardier’s troubles http://atwonline.com/blog/crj900-vs-e-175-microcosm-bombardier-s-troubles <div class="node-body blog-body">For the past two-plus years, Embraer has dominated the sales competition, winning 240 E-175 orders compared to only 70 CRJ900 orders. </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/crj900-vs-e-175-microcosm-bombardier-s-troubles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/crj900-vs-e-175-microcosm-bombardier-s-troubles#comments Blogs Alaine Bellemare Bombardier CRJ900 CSeries E-175 E-175-E2 E-Jet E-Jet E2 Embraer Pierre Beaudoin regional jet AirKarp Tue, 17 Feb 2015 20:43:00 +0000 156111 at http://atwonline.com Why UAS is a misnomer and airliners must come first in rulemaking http://atwonline.com/blog/why-uas-misnomer-and-airliners-must-come-first-rulemaking <div class="node-body blog-body">The reality of unmanned aerial systems – or UAS - is that’s it’s a misnomer – there is always a ‘man’ (or woman) behind an ‘unmanned’ system, and that person may be of good intent and responsible, or of evil intent and/or irresponsible.</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/why-uas-misnomer-and-airliners-must-come-first-rulemaking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/why-uas-misnomer-and-airliners-must-come-first-rulemaking#comments Blogs Regulation Safety Airports & Routes FAA UAS unmanned ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Mon, 16 Feb 2015 20:11:00 +0000 156031 at http://atwonline.com Brussels Airlines launches “Africa is not Ebola” campaign and maintains a proud airline tradition http://atwonline.com/blog/brussels-airlines-launches-africa-not-ebola-campaign-and-maintains-proud-airline-tradition <div class="node-body blog-body">Brussels Airlines, the ‘little airline that could’ with an heroic effort during the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa, has launched a campaign it hopes will help the continent recover from the lingering and devastating economic impact of the epidemic.</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/brussels-airlines-launches-africa-not-ebola-campaign-and-maintains-proud-airline-tradition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/brussels-airlines-launches-africa-not-ebola-campaign-and-maintains-proud-airline-tradition#comments Aeropolitics Airlines Blogs Daily News ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Thu, 12 Feb 2015 21:44:00 +0000 155821 at http://atwonline.com <p>The button for today&#39;s &quot;Africa is not Ebola&quot; campaign launch.</p> Disjointed MPC-75 http://atwonline.com/blog/disjointed-mpc-75 <div class="node-body blog-body">The MPC-75, dubbed the regional transport aircraft of the future at the end of the 1980s, was never produced. </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/disjointed-mpc-75" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/disjointed-mpc-75#comments Airframes Blogs Manufacturers Airbus CATIC Fokker MBB MPC 75 Time Capsule Thu, 12 Feb 2015 19:38:00 +0000 155741 at http://atwonline.com OP-ED: Response to 'US carriers should tread carefully in their anti-Gulf carrier campaign' http://atwonline.com/commentary/op-ed-response-us-carriers-should-tread-carefully-their-anti-gulf-carrier-campaign <div class="field-byline"> Lee Moak </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In the Jan.21 ATW editor’s blog urging US airlines to “stop whining” about unfair competition from the three Gulf carriers – Emirates, Qatar and Etihad – the editor suggests that a vital US industry sits idly by in the face of these airlines’ government subsidized expansion that is inflicting undue harm on US airlines and American jobs. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/commentary/op-ed-response-us-carriers-should-tread-carefully-their-anti-gulf-carrier-campaign" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/commentary/op-ed-response-us-carriers-should-tread-carefully-their-anti-gulf-carrier-campaign#comments Airlines Commentary Open Skies Regulation Daily News Emirates Etihad Gulf open skies Qatar Fri, 06 Feb 2015 16:09:00 +0000 155051 at http://atwonline.com <p>Lee Moak<br /> <span style="font-size: 13px;">Americans for Fair Skies</span></p> Photo Courtesy, Americans for Fair Skies Maintaining capacity discipline http://atwonline.com/blog/maintaining-capacity-discipline <div class="node-body blog-body">“We’ve seen this movie many times in the industry,” Detla Air Lines CEO Richard Anderson said</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/maintaining-capacity-discipline" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/maintaining-capacity-discipline#comments Blogs American Airlines capacity discipline Delta Air Lines Derek Kerr Ed Bastian Jeff Smisek Richard Anderson united airlines US airlines AirKarp Wed, 28 Jan 2015 18:45:00 +0000 153871 at http://atwonline.com