Operations & Technology http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7419/more en Interview: Enrique Beltranena CEO, Volaris http://atwonline.com/airlines/interview-enrique-beltranena-ceo-volaris <div class="node-body article-body">Volaris is Mexico's second-largest airline and has unit costs that are among the five lowest in the world. It's also expanding its model to Costa Rica.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/interview-enrique-beltranena-ceo-volaris" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/interview-enrique-beltranena-ceo-volaris#comments Airlines ATW Plus Thu, 25 May 2017 18:11:00 +0000 247761 at http://atwonline.com Volaris Horizon Air pilots ratify amended labor contract http://atwonline.com/labor/horizon-air-pilots-ratify-amended-labor-contract <div class="node-body article-body">Alaska Air Group regional subsidiary Horizon Air and its pilots, represented by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, have agreed to amend their existing eight-year contract, which was tentatively approved in April.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/labor/horizon-air-pilots-ratify-amended-labor-contract" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/labor/horizon-air-pilots-ratify-amended-labor-contract#comments Labor Daily News Wed, 24 May 2017 20:02:00 +0000 248581 at http://atwonline.com Amazon pilots warn of potential vulnerability http://atwonline.com/labor/amazon-pilots-warn-potential-vulnerability <div class="node-body article-body">Cargo pilots who fly for Amazon Prime Air picketed at Amazon’s May 23 annual shareholder meeting in Seattle to alert investors about the intensifying challenges at their airlines and the potential risks for Amazon’s growing logistics operations. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/labor/amazon-pilots-warn-potential-vulnerability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/labor/amazon-pilots-warn-potential-vulnerability#comments Labor Daily News ATW Plus Wed, 24 May 2017 19:47:00 +0000 248571 at http://atwonline.com Teamsters Local 1224 Alitalia prepares for ATC, unions strikes May 28 http://atwonline.com/labor/alitalia-prepares-atc-unions-strikes-may-28 <div class="node-body article-body">Alitalia said it has rebooked 80% of passengers that would be affected by industrial actions called for Sunday, May 28, by unions representing air traffic controllers (ATCs) and various trade unions representing Alitalia staff. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/labor/alitalia-prepares-atc-unions-strikes-may-28" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/labor/alitalia-prepares-atc-unions-strikes-may-28#comments Labor Daily News Wed, 24 May 2017 17:42:00 +0000 248541 at http://atwonline.com <p>Alitalia A319</p> Rob Finlayson US District Court strikes down FAA recreational drone registry http://atwonline.com/regulation/us-district-court-strikes-down-faa-recreational-drone-registry <div class="node-body article-body">In December 2015, FAA introduced a hurriedly conceived, small-unmanned aircraft vehicle (UAV) Registration Rule ahead of an expected Christmas surge in drone sales. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/regulation/us-district-court-strikes-down-faa-recreational-drone-registry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/regulation/us-district-court-strikes-down-faa-recreational-drone-registry#comments Regulation Daily News Technology ATW Plus Wed, 24 May 2017 14:45:00 +0000 248511 at http://atwonline.com Roberto Machado Noa/LightRocket via Getty Images Newark Airport reopens after United Airlines 757 engine fire http://atwonline.com/safety/newark-airport-reopens-after-united-airlines-757-engine-fire <div class="node-body article-body">New York Newark Airport has reopened after a United Airlines Boeing 757 had a suspected engine fire while taxiing, leading to minor injuries during the evacuation.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/newark-airport-reopens-after-united-airlines-757-engine-fire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/newark-airport-reopens-after-united-airlines-757-engine-fire#comments Airlines Engines Daily News Safety Wed, 24 May 2017 11:34:00 +0000 248471 at http://atwonline.com @NBCNewYork via Twitter AAPA chief: Laptop ban brings ‘no tangible security benefits’ http://atwonline.com/security/aapa-chief-laptop-ban-brings-no-tangible-security-benefits <div class="node-body article-body">As airlines and airports steel themselves for a possible widening of the US ban on laptops and similar-sized personal electronics in the cabin, the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) has warned against falling into “the trap of knee-jerk reactions.”</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/security/aapa-chief-laptop-ban-brings-no-tangible-security-benefits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/security/aapa-chief-laptop-ban-brings-no-tangible-security-benefits#comments Security Daily News Tue, 23 May 2017 21:31:00 +0000 248461 at http://atwonline.com <p>AAPA DG Andrew Herdman</p> AAPA Poll Question: The Trump administration 2018 budget proposes to create an independent organization to manage US air traffic control by 2021. http://atwonline.com/poll/05232017 <div class="node-body advpoll_binary-body"><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/atwonline.com/files/uploads/Poll-question-art-bubble-people.jpg" style="width: 200px; height: 150px;" /></p> </div><form action="/poll/05232017" accept-charset="UTF-8" method="post" id="advpoll-voting-binary-form-0" class="advpoll-vote"> <div><div class="poll"> <div class="advpoll-available-choices"> <div class="vote-choices"> <div class="form-radios"><div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-4801-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-4801"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-4801" name="choice" value="4801" class="form-radio" /> A good decision</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-4811-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-4811"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-4811" name="choice" value="4811" class="form-radio" /> ATC should stay with FAA</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-4821-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-4821"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-4821" name="choice" value="4821" class="form-radio" /> I’ll believe it when I see it</label> </div> </div> </div> </div> <input type="hidden" name="ajax" id="edit-ajax" value="" class="ajax" /> <input type="hidden" name="nid" id="edit-nid" value="248451" class="edit-nid" /> <input type="submit" name="op" id="edit-vote-binary-0" value="Answer" class="form-submit" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_build_id" id="form-3uEcxSti-zQRNhO5E8osxsd72G9Fj2eMmJbbluoRzdM" value="form-3uEcxSti-zQRNhO5E8osxsd72G9Fj2eMmJbbluoRzdM" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_id" id="edit-advpoll-voting-binary-form" value="advpoll_voting_binary_form" /> </div> </div></form> http://atwonline.com/poll/05232017#comments Government Affairs Tue, 23 May 2017 20:21:02 +0000 248451 at http://atwonline.com MRO Briefs-May 23, 2017 http://atwonline.com/mro/mro-briefs-may-23-2017 <div class="node-body article-body">MRO Briefs-May 23, 2017</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/mro/mro-briefs-may-23-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/mro/mro-briefs-may-23-2017#comments Daily News MRO Tue, 23 May 2017 20:14:00 +0000 248441 at http://atwonline.com KLM and TUI Netherlands to expand cooperation http://atwonline.com/airlines/klm-and-tui-netherlands-expand-cooperation <div class="node-body article-body">Dutch flag carrier KLM and package holiday operator TUI Netherlands will intensify their existing cooperation agreement. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/klm-and-tui-netherlands-expand-cooperation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/klm-and-tui-netherlands-expand-cooperation#comments Airlines Daily News Tue, 23 May 2017 19:30:00 +0000 248411 at http://atwonline.com <p>KLM Boeing 737-800</p> Rob Finlayson