Operations & Technology http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7419/more en Airlines Have Wide Latitude For Meeting ICAO Tracking Requirements http://atwonline.com/mro/airlines-have-wide-latitude-meeting-icao-tracking-requirements <div class="field-deck"> Airlines have options to meet new aircraft tracking requirements. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>After the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, a Boeing 777-200ER, ICAO adopted new aircraft tracking provisions, including a requirement that aircraft carry a device that could autonomously transmit its location every minute during emergency circumstances.</p> <p>The new provisions are separate from ICAO&rsquo;s proposal for airlines to adhere to a standard of reporting aircraft position at least once every 15 minutes when in oceanic or remote airspace.</p></div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/mro/airlines-have-wide-latitude-meeting-icao-tracking-requirements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/mro/airlines-have-wide-latitude-meeting-icao-tracking-requirements#comments MRO ATW Plus Fri, 28 Oct 2016 21:23:00 +0000 227621 at http://atwonline.com Rockwell Collins Tough Thai Times http://atwonline.com/mro/tough-thai-times <div class="field-deck"> Beneath top-line calm, the MRO market struggles over crucial cost and profit factors. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p><em>Thailand&rsquo;s airline industry has had a difficult year. In December 2015, FAA downgraded the country to Category 2 status, saying it did not meet minimum international safety standards, as laid down by ICAO. Against that background, together with staff shortages, Thai low-cost carrier (LCC) Nok Air has been attempting to haul itself out of the red in a highly competitive marketplace, as its outspoken young&nbsp;CEO Patee Sarasin explains.</em></p> <p><strong>How have you been coping since the downgrade&nbsp;of Thailand&rsquo;s safety status?</strong></p></div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/mro/tough-thai-times" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/mro/tough-thai-times#comments MRO ATW Plus Fri, 28 Oct 2016 21:23:00 +0000 227611 at http://atwonline.com MRO Provider Stakes Grow As Aircraft, Systems Grow More Complex http://atwonline.com/mro/mro-provider-stakes-grow-aircraft-systems-grow-more-complex <div class="field-deck"> Beneath top-line calm, the MRO market struggles over crucial cost and profit factors. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Maintenance markets in 2017 should continue 2016’s decent pace, as modest economic growth combines with low fuel prices to keep fleets flying and expanding.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/mro/mro-provider-stakes-grow-aircraft-systems-grow-more-complex" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/mro/mro-provider-stakes-grow-aircraft-systems-grow-more-complex#comments MRO Fri, 28 Oct 2016 21:23:00 +0000 227601 at http://atwonline.com ST Aerospace Asia-Pacific Airports, Airlines Start Feeling Congestion's Effects http://atwonline.com/aircraft-engines/asia-pacific-airports-airlines-start-feeling-congestions-effects <div class="field-deck"> For many Asia-Pacific airlines, the foxtrot of fast growth has turned into a slow waltz of airport and airspace congestion. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">By 2019, Beijing Capital, Hong Kong, Manila and Singapore all will have reached their runway capacity limits. Terminals at three of them also hit capacity.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/aircraft-engines/asia-pacific-airports-airlines-start-feeling-congestions-effects" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/aircraft-engines/asia-pacific-airports-airlines-start-feeling-congestions-effects#comments Airlines Aircraft & Engines Fri, 28 Oct 2016 21:23:00 +0000 227581 at http://atwonline.com Cathay Pacific When Brazil Rebounds, Latin American Traffic Will Surge http://atwonline.com/airlines/when-brazil-rebounds-latin-american-traffic-will-surge <div class="field-deck"> Latin American airline prospects hinge on a recovery in the region’s largest market. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>There are signs of life for the Latin American airline business&mdash;especially if Brazil is discounted. But can Brazil be discounted? After all, it accounts for about half of the airline traffic in the region.&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/when-brazil-rebounds-latin-american-traffic-will-surge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/when-brazil-rebounds-latin-american-traffic-will-surge#comments Airlines ATW Plus Fri, 28 Oct 2016 21:23:00 +0000 227571 at http://atwonline.com Airbus Qantas' Dramatic Turnaround Just Its First Challenge http://atwonline.com/airlines/qantas-dramatic-turnaround-just-its-first-challenge <div class="field-deck"> Qantas resumes cautious growth in its quest for sustainable profits. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Few would dispute that Qantas has pulled off one of the most dramatic airline turnarounds in recent history. However, the Australian carrier now faces an arguably greater challenge&mdash;translating this revival into long-term financial stability.</p> <p>Breaking out of the boom and bust cycle is the holy grail of the airline industry. Any carrier can slash costs to move out of the red, yet the real trick is ensuring this is not just a temporary reprieve but a means of creating a model that can thrive despite external shocks.</p></div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/qantas-dramatic-turnaround-just-its-first-challenge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/qantas-dramatic-turnaround-just-its-first-challenge#comments Airlines ATW Plus Fri, 28 Oct 2016 21:23:00 +0000 227561 at http://atwonline.com Qantas photos New IATA Director General In His Own Words http://atwonline.com/airlines/new-iata-director-general-his-own-words <div class="field-deck"> Excerpts from the interview with Alexandre de Juniac </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>You became the IATA director general having run a major airline group and held prominent industry and government positions. What most appealed to you about this post? I have spent 20 years in this business&mdash;with seven or eight years in between in government. When you have worked for more than 20 years in the aviation business, at an OEM, at an airline, you see the business from two different perspectives. Now I see it from a third angle, which is probably higher than the others, and that&rsquo;s from the general interests of the industry.</p></div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/new-iata-director-general-his-own-words" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/new-iata-director-general-his-own-words#comments Airlines ATW Plus Fri, 28 Oct 2016 21:23:00 +0000 227551 at http://atwonline.com De Juniac Will Emphasize Speed As IATA Director General http://atwonline.com/airlines/de-juniac-will-emphasize-speed-iata-director-general <div class="field-deck"> Alexandre de Juniac, newly installed as IATA director general and CEO, is a man of action. He’s also passionate about the airline industry. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>IATA&rsquo;s new leader likes to talk and think speed.&nbsp; His comfort zone is the high gear: seeing the goal, setting the course of pursuit.&nbsp;</p> <p>At previous companies where he worked, the Frenchman admits with a smile, he was known by the words &ldquo;allez! allez! allez!&rdquo;&mdash;let&rsquo;s go! This is a man who relishes the race to accomplishment, not the frustration of bureaucratic red tape and inaction.&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/de-juniac-will-emphasize-speed-iata-director-general" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/de-juniac-will-emphasize-speed-iata-director-general#comments Airlines ATW Plus Fri, 28 Oct 2016 21:23:00 +0000 227541 at http://atwonline.com IATA World Airline Financial Results: 3d Quarter 2016 Roundup http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/world-airline-financial-results-3d-quarter-2016-roundup <div class="node-body data_table-body"><p>Financial results to-date for airlines worldwide, highlighting operating revenues, operating expenses, operating profits/losses and net income/losses for the third quarter of 2016.</p></div> <div class="field-csv-file"> <span>CSV File:&nbsp;</span> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-text-csv" alt="text/csv icon" src="http://atwonline.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/text-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://atwonline.com/site-files/atwonline.com/files/data-tables/Quarterly Financials 3Q 2016 roundup CSV version.csv" type="text/csv; length=1593">Quarterly Financials 3Q 2016 roundup CSV version.csv</a></div> </div> <div class="field-disable-sidebar"> Disable Right Sidebar Display </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-images"><legend>Images</legend> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://atwonline.com/site-files/atwonline.com/files/uploads/2014/03/financial-data.jpg?1477427473" /> </div> </fieldset> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/world-airline-financial-results-3d-quarter-2016-roundup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/world-airline-financial-results-3d-quarter-2016-roundup#comments Airline Financials Airlines ATW Plus Tue, 25 Oct 2016 20:00:00 +0000 227261 at http://atwonline.com COMMENTARY: Aircraft digital security in a cyber-connected world http://atwonline.com/connected-aerospace/commentary-aircraft-digital-security-cyber-connected-world <div class="field-byline"> Kent L. Statler </div> <div class="node-body article-body">We are in an age of near-instantaneous data delivery that is colored by the increasing occurrence and complexity of cyberattacks. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/connected-aerospace/commentary-aircraft-digital-security-cyber-connected-world" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/connected-aerospace/commentary-aircraft-digital-security-cyber-connected-world#comments Cabin Interiors & Connectivity Connected Aerospace Avionics Security Daily News Opinions Tue, 25 Oct 2016 18:50:00 +0000 228241 at http://atwonline.com <p>Kent L. Statler</p> Rockwell Collins