Operations http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7419/more en European Parliament quizzes EASA, EC on post-Germanwings crash safety http://atwonline.com/safety/european-parliament-quizzes-easa-ec-post-germanwings-crash-safety <div class="node-body article-body">Transport Committee Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have held discussions with European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) executive director Patrick Ky and the European Commission (EC) on how to improve aviation safety in the wake of the Germanwings crash in the French Alps in March.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/european-parliament-quizzes-easa-ec-post-germanwings-crash-safety" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/european-parliament-quizzes-easa-ec-post-germanwings-crash-safety#comments Government Affairs Daily News Safety aviation safety BEA EASA European Aviation Safety Agency European Commission four eyes principle Germanwings MEPs Patrick Ky Transport Committee Violeta Bulc Thu, 02 Jul 2015 20:12:00 +0000 171721 at http://atwonline.com Ryanair launches online petition to stop ATC strikes in Europe http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-control/ryanair-launches-online-petition-stop-atc-strikes-europe <div class="node-body article-body">Ryanair has launched an EU wide online petition as part of its lobbying efforts to prevent strikes by small groups of air traffic controllers disrupting air travel in Europe.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-control/ryanair-launches-online-petition-stop-atc-strikes-europe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-control/ryanair-launches-online-petition-stop-atc-strikes-europe#comments Air Traffic Control Airlines Labor Daily News ATC strikes Copenhagen Danish Confederation of Trade Unions Danish Labour Court Elisabetta Chicca Flight Personnel Union François Ballestero Keep Europe’s Skies Open Kenny Jacobs online petition Ryanair Thu, 02 Jul 2015 19:42:00 +0000 171711 at http://atwonline.com <p>Ryanair 737-800</p> By Rob Finlayson Lufthansa Technik reduces sound in A320s, MD-11Fs http://atwonline.com/mro/lufthansa-technik-reduces-sound-a320s-md-11fs <div class="node-body article-body">Lufthansa Technik will be equipping the 100th aircraft of the Lufthansa Airbus A320 family fleet with sound-reducing vortex generators in the next few weeks. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/mro/lufthansa-technik-reduces-sound-a320s-md-11fs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/mro/lufthansa-technik-reduces-sound-a320s-md-11fs#comments Airlines Daily News MRO A320 Lufthansa Cargo Lufthansa Technik Magdeburg-Cochstedt Airport MD-11F vortex generators Thu, 02 Jul 2015 16:33:00 +0000 171661 at http://atwonline.com <p>Lufthansa Cargo MD-11</p> By Kurt Hofmann United hopes to reach tentative agreement with AFA this month http://atwonline.com/labor/united-hopes-reach-tentative-agreement-afa-month <div class="node-body article-body">United Airlines remains hopeful it will reach a tentative agreement with the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) by July 23, or “relatively soon after,” an airline executive told employees recently.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/labor/united-hopes-reach-tentative-agreement-afa-month" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/labor/united-hopes-reach-tentative-agreement-afa-month#comments Airlines Labor Daily News AFA Association of Flight Attendants ATW Plus Master Executive Council United Airlines Thu, 02 Jul 2015 15:20:00 +0000 171621 at http://atwonline.com <p>United Airlines Boeing 787-9</p> By Rob Finlayson More US airports sign with Boingo for Internet connectivity http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/more-us-airports-sign-boingo-internet-connectivity <div class="node-body article-body">As more travelers expect free, reliable and fast Internet in terminals, US airports are increasingly turning to Boingo Wireless, an outside vendor, to provide it for them. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/more-us-airports-sign-boingo-internet-connectivity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/more-us-airports-sign-boingo-internet-connectivity#comments IT & Distribution Daily News Airports & Routes ATW Plus Boingo Wireless connectivity Internet service LAX Los Angeles International Airport Seattle-Tacoma International Airport Thu, 02 Jul 2015 15:10:00 +0000 171611 at http://atwonline.com Singapore Airlines in $20 million government-led tourism push http://atwonline.com/finance-data/singapore-airlines-20-million-government-led-tourism-push <div class="node-body article-body">Singapore flag carrier Singapore Airlines (SIA) plans to participate in a $20 million government-led initiative to promote inbound travel to Singapore.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/finance-data/singapore-airlines-20-million-government-led-tourism-push" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/finance-data/singapore-airlines-20-million-government-led-tourism-push#comments Airlines Finance & Data Daily News Changi Airport Singapore Airlines stopover promotion Tourist Board Thu, 02 Jul 2015 13:56:00 +0000 171571 at http://atwonline.com <p>Singapore Airlines 777-300ER</p> By Rob Finlayson Amadeus to acquire Navitaire in $830 million deal http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/amadeus-acquire-navitaire-830-million-deal <div class="node-body article-body">Spanish global distribution system (GDS) provider Amadeus has reached an agreement to acquire US-based Navitaire—which specializes in the ticket reservation sector through its Open Skies and New Skies platforms—for $830 million. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/amadeus-acquire-navitaire-830-million-deal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/amadeus-acquire-navitaire-830-million-deal#comments Airlines IT & Distribution Daily News Amadeus Navitaire Thu, 02 Jul 2015 13:40:00 +0000 171551 at http://atwonline.com EASA issues revised SIB on flights in volcanic ash contaminated airspace http://atwonline.com/safety/easa-issues-revised-sib-flights-volcanic-ash-contaminated-airspace <div class="node-body article-body">The European aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has issued a Safety Information Bulletin (SIB) updating its earlier one (published in August 2014) on flight in airspace contaminated with volcanic ash.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/easa-issues-revised-sib-flights-volcanic-ash-contaminated-airspace" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/easa-issues-revised-sib-flights-volcanic-ash-contaminated-airspace#comments Associations Daily News Safety EASA Eurocontrol/Network Manager European Aviation Safety Agency Eyjafjallajokull ICAO London safety information bulletin SIB Toulouse VA SRA Volcanic Ash Advisory Centre Volcanic Ash Safety Risk Assessment Wed, 01 Jul 2015 20:17:00 +0000 171501 at http://atwonline.com Sabre completes acquisition of Abacus International http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/sabre-completes-acquisition-abacus-international <div class="node-body article-body">Sabre Corp. has completed the acquisition of Abacus International, the leading global distribution system (GDS) in the Asia-Pacific region. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/sabre-completes-acquisition-abacus-international" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/sabre-completes-acquisition-abacus-international#comments IT & Distribution Daily News Abacus International acquisition global distribution system Sabre Corp. Tom Klein Wed, 01 Jul 2015 17:16:00 +0000 171341 at http://atwonline.com Virgin Atlantic to cut 500 jobs to sustain profitability http://atwonline.com/finance-data/virgin-atlantic-cut-500-jobs-sustain-profitability <div class="node-body article-body">Virgin Atlantic is to cut 500 jobs as it works to improve its financial position.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/finance-data/virgin-atlantic-cut-500-jobs-sustain-profitability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/finance-data/virgin-atlantic-cut-500-jobs-sustain-profitability#comments Airlines Finance & Data Labor Daily News Craig Kreeger profitability redundancies Virgin Atlantic Wed, 01 Jul 2015 16:32:00 +0000 171311 at http://atwonline.com <p>Virgin Atlantic Airbus A340-600</p> By Rob Finlayson