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  • Jan 23, 2014

    ATW 2014 Airline Industry Forecast Webinar

    What will the year 2014 bring the commercial aviation industry? The experienced ATW and SpeedNews editorial team will discuss 2013 results and expectations for 2014 based on briefs from industry analysts, forecasters, manufacturers and organizations such as IATA....More
  • Nov 13, 2013

    Changing Fleets: Impact on MRO Strategies

    Join us November 13, 2012 at 11:00 am ET/4:00 pm GMT for this exciting event!...More
  • Oct 10, 2013

    Putting the Passenger First

    It’s happened to us all; travelling on a ‘just-in-time’ schedule, when the word “Delayed” appears on the departure information screen beside our flight. Then, frustration is replaced with despair when the dreaded word “Cancelled” appears. No matter who are what is to blame for the disruption, passengers tend to get frustrated with the airline and expect them to provide a solution.  If the airline doesn’t accommodate their travel needs, it runs the risk of losing them as future passengers....More
  • Oct 17, 2013

    Do Passengers Really Want To Go Mobile?

    Okay, okay. We get it. Mobile in travel is big. Consumers spend more and more time on tablets and smartphones, and travel companies need to do a better job of reaching consumers on mobile devices....More
  • Jun 4, 2013

    From Check-in to Checkout: The New Shopping Trip

    Chances are, if you’ve traveled recently you may have mistaken the airport for a shopping mall.  Challenged with driving non-aviation revenue, many airports are becoming a destination unto themselves, providing access to a wide variety of retail options.  Similarly, airlines continue to unbundle their fees in an effort to drive new revenue streams....More
  • May 28, 2013

    Air Transport Industry Insight: Trends in Baggage Handling

    Learn how the industry has demonstrated the improvement in baggage handling efficiency until 2012 and understand the next steps for further innovation with:...More
  • Feb 13, 2013

    Open Source Software Grows Up

    Open source software is becoming mainstream IT.  But do you really know what the term means in practice and why it is important for all companies, including those in commercial aviation? The shift to open source software is one of the most important current trends in technology, yet it is surprisingly little discussed compared with other developments – including those which, ironically, have only been made possible by the adoption of open systems....More
  • Jan 23, 2013

    An Exclusive ATW Webinar: ATW 2013 Airline Industry Forecast Webinar

    What will the year 2013 bring for us in the commercial aviation industry? The experienced ATW editorial team will discuss 2012 results and expectations for 2013 based on briefs from industry analysts, forecasters, manufacturers and organizations such as IATA. Presentations will also cover important topics such as the future of oil prices, traffic growth hotspots, ticket pricing, aircraft sales, ancillary revenue trends, and regulatory and the environment expectations. Regional outlooks will also be addressed...More
  • Oct 10, 2012

    The 2012 Passenger Self-Service Survey

    The air transport industry has changed dramatically since ATW and SITA launched the first Passenger Self-Service Survey seven years ago. At that time e-commerce, online check-in and self-service kiosks were just starting to transform the travel experience. Today, they are the norm. Now we are at the beginning of a new wave of trends that are set to revolutionize passenger interaction from booking to boarding and beyond. In particular, the accelerating trend in the adoption of mobile apps and social media offers many opportunities for change....More
  • Sep 12, 2012

    INTRODUCING – The Most Comprehensive Airport Data Service on the Market publishes technical, ground services and full contact information for almost 6,000 airports worldwide and provides aviation professionals with a set of practical tools to help navigate through the information quickly. Subscribers find the service leads to efficiencies in flight operations as well as providing all the information they need for new route planning, ground handling contracts and fuel purchasing. Features include:...More
  • Jul 25, 2012

    Transforming Airline MRO through Integrated Maintenance Planning and Execution

    MRO operations in airlines and related transportation industries have never been more complex, more regulated, and under more cost pressures.  Airlines continue to strive for optimized MRO processes as they modify and modernize aging fleets, take ownership of complex new aircraft such as the A380s and B787s, and provide third-party MRO services.  Airlines can improve aircraft availability and resource utilization while lowering parts inventories by transforming and  integratingtheir maintenance planning processes with execution. ...More
  • Mar 13, 2012

    Ancillary Revenue: The 100 Billion Dollar Question

    According to Ideaworks, airline ancillary revenue soared to $32.5 billion worldwide in 2011. The airlines have been profiting from the ancillary services and distributing the services exclusively through their channels to increase the distribution channels many GDS's and other service providers have been developing the technology for the services to be sold as a’la carte. Join our webinar to learn how OTA’s and TMC’s can explore opportunities to build ancillary revenue....More
  • Mar 7, 2011

    The downturn and premium travel

    June 30, 2009 ATW's Perry Flint talks about the current downturn and provides some intriguing insight. Has air travel changed forever? Has the premium travel sector shrunk forever? Has it gone the way of the three martini lunch and the personal assistant? We might be in the midst of a fundamental shift in air travel and the implications for the industry are far reaching....More
  • May 1, 2010

    The Rise of US Airways

    This airline has been in the news lately - apparently spurned by United (again). One might think this airline is not an attractive partner......More
  • Apr 16, 2010

    Unconventional thinking on a US Airways/United Merger

    AirlineForecasts' Managing Partner Vaughn Cordle put out a thought piece today that demonstrates the power of unconventional thinking......More
  • Apr 1, 2010

    The Airline Petri Dish

    Perhaps not an especially delightful image, but every industry has one. A place where participants experiment. Where risky new ideas......More
  • Mar 10, 2010

    The death of common sense?

    In our monthly conversation with ATW's Perry Flint we started off talking about the fact that it seems common sense is dead. Looking at the fact that the government feels the need to regulate what pilots carry on to the flight deck simply seems amazing....More
  • Mar 10, 2010

    Green Shoots? Maybe not.

    Perry Flint is Editorial Director at Air Transport World and joins us each month to discuss a topic facing commercial aviation....More
  • Mar 10, 2010

    Cash for Clunkers and other thoughts

    The latest fad that seems to be working is the "Cash for Clunkers" program to get people to replace older gas inefficient cars for newer more efficient ones. Perry Flint, Editorial Director at ATW, talks about how this program would be helpful to the travel industry....More
  • Mar 10, 2010

    Aircraft Electrical Power Systems - Charged with Opportunities

    Balaji Srimoolanathan, Program Manager for Aerospace and Defense, Frost & Sullivan in India has produced a fascinating report on the "more electric airplane"....More
Blogs & Commentary
Jun 27, 2017

The subsidy irony of Anderson’s new gig

Amtrak’s pick of former Delta Air Lines chairman and CEO Richard Anderson to be its president and CEO provides exactly the sort of tough leadership that the woefully-inadequate US passenger rail line needs....More
Jun 23, 2017

Qatar Airways’ American bid could be political

Qatar Airways’ unsolicited bid to acquire a large stake in American Airlines is indeed “puzzling”, as American CEO Doug Parker put it in a letter to employees....More
Jun 22, 2017

Qatar Airways CEO Al Baker defiant in face of blockade, laptop ban

The diplomatic rift between Qatar and four Gulf neighbors has not thwarted Qatar Airways’ ambitions....More
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