Operations & Technology http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7419/more en Why Do Passengers Grab Their Bags During Emergency Evacuations? http://atwonline.com/safety/why-do-passengers-grab-their-bags-during-emergency-evacuations <div class="field-deck"> High-profile incidents where passengers delayed an emergency evacuation to retrieve luggage prompts industry to study human behavior. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In two recent emergencies, passengers delayed exiting to grab luggage from overhead bins and even used their phones to record inside the airplane.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/why-do-passengers-grab-their-bags-during-emergency-evacuations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/why-do-passengers-grab-their-bags-during-emergency-evacuations#comments Safety ATW Plus Fri, 24 Feb 2017 22:23:00 +0000 239001 at http://atwonline.com Getty Images Delta names new Seattle VP http://atwonline.com/people/delta-names-new-seattle-vp <div class="node-body article-body">Delta Air Lines has named John Caldwell its new VP-Seattle as Mike Medeiros transitions to his new role as COO at Aeromexico.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/people/delta-names-new-seattle-vp" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/people/delta-names-new-seattle-vp#comments Daily News People Fri, 24 Feb 2017 20:47:00 +0000 239761 at http://atwonline.com UPS tests UAV launched from delivery truck’s roof http://atwonline.com/technology/ups-tests-uav-launched-delivery-truck-s-roof <div class="node-body article-body">United Parcel Service (UPS) has conducted a test delivery in which an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) launched from the top of a delivery truck and carried a package in a residential area.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/technology/ups-tests-uav-launched-delivery-truck-s-roof" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/technology/ups-tests-uav-launched-delivery-truck-s-roof#comments Daily News Technology Fri, 24 Feb 2017 19:22:00 +0000 239731 at http://atwonline.com <p>An octocopter delivery drone made by Workhorse Group launches from the roof of a UPS delivery truck.</p> UPS Tomorrow’s Airport Checkpoint Will Be Faster, Safer http://atwonline.com/technology/tomorrow-s-airport-checkpoint-will-be-faster-safer <div class="field-deck"> Innovations are being sought to make airport check-in and security processes faster and safer. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Future airport check-in and security processes will be faster and safer as passengers seamlessly as pass through checkpoints.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/technology/tomorrow-s-airport-checkpoint-will-be-faster-safer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/technology/tomorrow-s-airport-checkpoint-will-be-faster-safer#comments Technology Airports & Routes ATW Plus Fri, 24 Feb 2017 19:11:00 +0000 239401 at http://atwonline.com WheelTug Enhanced Vision Sees In Dark Through Fog, Smoke, Smog http://atwonline.com/technology/enhanced-vision-sees-dark-through-fog-smoke-smog <div class="field-deck"> New cockpit vision technologies are helping reduce delays caused by low visibility conditions around airports </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The FAA will allow airliners with qualified enhanced vision to land without natural vision of runways and takeoff when destination fields are below minimums.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/technology/enhanced-vision-sees-dark-through-fog-smoke-smog" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/technology/enhanced-vision-sees-dark-through-fog-smoke-smog#comments Technology ATW Plus Fri, 24 Feb 2017 19:11:00 +0000 239331 at http://atwonline.com Dassult New Turkish Airlines CEO Describes Challenges Of First Year http://atwonline.com/airlines/new-turkish-airlines-ceo-describes-challenges-first-year <div class="field-deck"> Turkish Airlines’ new CEO works on restoring the carrier to profitability </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Bilal Eksi had to deal with the June terrorist attack at Istanbul Ataturk Airport and an attempted military coup that seriously hurt demand and profits.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/new-turkish-airlines-ceo-describes-challenges-first-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/new-turkish-airlines-ceo-describes-challenges-first-year#comments Airlines ATW Plus Fri, 24 Feb 2017 19:11:00 +0000 239311 at http://atwonline.com Turkish Airlines Multi-Crew Pilot License Could Help Fill Industry Gap http://atwonline.com/training/multi-crew-pilot-license-could-help-fill-industry-gap <div class="field-byline"> Victor Brandao </div> <div class="field-deck"> The Multi-Crew Pilot License is the type of innovation the industry should embrace. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">At a time when the demand for new pilots is more pressing than ever, could the Multi-Crew Pilot License be a better answer than traditional training methods?</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/training/multi-crew-pilot-license-could-help-fill-industry-gap" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/training/multi-crew-pilot-license-could-help-fill-industry-gap#comments Training Fri, 24 Feb 2017 19:11:00 +0000 239301 at http://atwonline.com Flybe Dash 8 Q400 landing gear collapses at Amsterdam Schiphol http://atwonline.com/safety/flybe-dash-8-q400-landing-gear-collapses-amsterdam-schiphol <div class="node-body article-body">A Flybe Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 twin turboprop suffered a landing accident at Amsterdam Schiphol International Airport (AMS) Feb. 23.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/flybe-dash-8-q400-landing-gear-collapses-amsterdam-schiphol" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/flybe-dash-8-q400-landing-gear-collapses-amsterdam-schiphol#comments Daily News Safety Fri, 24 Feb 2017 18:49:00 +0000 239721 at http://atwonline.com Aviation Safety Network/via Matt Lorenson-Twitter ANA Holdings increases stake in LCC Peach to 67% http://atwonline.com/airlines/ana-holdings-increases-stake-lcc-peach-67 <div class="node-body article-body">All Nippon Airways (ANA) Holdings has extended control over Japanese low-cost carrier (LCC) Peach Aviation, as it acquires a greater share of the joint venture.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/ana-holdings-increases-stake-lcc-peach-67" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/ana-holdings-increases-stake-lcc-peach-67#comments Airlines Daily News ATW Plus Fri, 24 Feb 2017 17:40:00 +0000 239691 at http://atwonline.com <p>Peach Aviation A320</p> Rob Finlayson MRO Briefs-Feb. 23, 2017 http://atwonline.com/mro/mro-briefs-feb-23-2017 <div class="node-body article-body">MRO Briefs-Feb. 23, 2017</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/mro/mro-briefs-feb-23-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/mro/mro-briefs-feb-23-2017#comments Daily News MRO Thu, 23 Feb 2017 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