Operations & Technology http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7419/more en AirAsia X eyes more growth in frequencies, markets http://atwonline.com/airlines/airasia-x-eyes-more-growth-frequencies-markets <div class="node-body article-body">​AirAsia’s long-haul, LCC affiliate, AirAsia X, is looking to increase frequencies on its most popular routes and expand into markets such as Hawaii.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/airasia-x-eyes-more-growth-frequencies-markets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/airasia-x-eyes-more-growth-frequencies-markets#comments Airlines ATW Plus Wed, 23 Aug 2017 18:11:00 +0000 257151 at http://atwonline.com AirAsia Biometrics key to improving airport experience http://atwonline.com/security/biometrics-key-improving-airport-experience <div class="field-deck"> Facial and fingerprint recognition is moving from the lab to airports </div> <div class="node-body article-body">More accurate biometric tools are coming online that could enhance border control and air-travel safety, while helping passengers get through airports quicker and with fewer security and airline staff required.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/security/biometrics-key-improving-airport-experience" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/security/biometrics-key-improving-airport-experience#comments Security Safety ATW Plus Wed, 23 Aug 2017 18:11:00 +0000 257141 at http://atwonline.com JetBlue Brexit: Airlines hope for the best, prepare for the worst http://atwonline.com/aeropolitics/brexit-airlines-hope-best-prepare-worst <div class="field-deck"> European airlines and manufacturers are uncertain of Brexit’s impact </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Will there be a catastrophic collapse of air services between the European Union and the UK, or “business as normal”? There is uncertainty as Brexit approaches. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/aeropolitics/brexit-airlines-hope-best-prepare-worst" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/aeropolitics/brexit-airlines-hope-best-prepare-worst#comments Aeropolitics Airlines ATW Plus Wed, 23 Aug 2017 18:11:00 +0000 257131 at http://atwonline.com iStock Lack of pilots threatens US Essential Air Services program http://atwonline.com/labor/lack-pilots-threatens-us-essential-air-services-program <div class="field-deck"> Rule changes and pilot shortages threaten US Essential Air Service program </div> <div class="node-body article-body">There is plenty of money for the federally supported Essential Air Service but it is threatened by a worsening pilot shortage and by other concerns, including the 2013 first officer qualification (FOQ) rule.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/labor/lack-pilots-threatens-us-essential-air-services-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/labor/lack-pilots-threatens-us-essential-air-services-program#comments Labor ATW Plus Wed, 23 Aug 2017 18:11:00 +0000 257121 at http://atwonline.com <p>Cape Air&rsquo;s fleet includes more than 80 Cessna 402s.</p> <div>&nbsp;</div> Cape Air/Tim Johnson Photography Republic Airways sets new course in US http://atwonline.com/airlines/republic-airways-sets-new-course-us <div class="field-deck"> A US regional airline uses major carrier tactics to emerge from Chapter 11 with a simplified business model </div> <div class="node-body article-body">After filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in 2016, the second largest US regional airline operator renegotiated contracts and pared down. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/republic-airways-sets-new-course-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/republic-airways-sets-new-course-us#comments Airlines ATW Plus Wed, 23 Aug 2017 18:11:00 +0000 257111 at http://atwonline.com <p>American Eagle Embraer E175</p> <div>&nbsp;</div> Rob Finlayson AirAsia sets its sight on getting all of Asia flying http://atwonline.com/airlines/airasia-sets-its-sight-getting-all-asia-flying <div class="field-deck"> Low costs and market growth remain AirAsia mantras </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The launch of Malaysia-based AirAsia, with just two aircraft operating six domestic routes in early 2002, set in motion a LCC phenomenon that has swept across the region.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/airasia-sets-its-sight-getting-all-asia-flying" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/airasia-sets-its-sight-getting-all-asia-flying#comments Airlines ATW Plus Wed, 23 Aug 2017 18:11:00 +0000 257091 at http://atwonline.com AirAsia BA targets premium passengers with new customer services http://atwonline.com/airlines/ba-targets-premium-passengers-new-customer-services <div class="node-body article-body">British Airways is focusing on its most profitable passengers, with upgrades to Club World cabins and new airport lounges and a first-class center at Heathrow. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/ba-targets-premium-passengers-new-customer-services" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/ba-targets-premium-passengers-new-customer-services#comments Airlines ATW Plus Wed, 23 Aug 2017 18:11:00 +0000 256921 at http://atwonline.com WheelTugBritish Airways Needed: More than a quarter million pilots http://atwonline.com/labor/needed-more-quarter-million-pilots-0 <div class="field-byline"> John Morris </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The world’s airlines will need 255,000 new airline pilots over the next 10 years, according to simulator and training service provider CAE.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/labor/needed-more-quarter-million-pilots-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/labor/needed-more-quarter-million-pilots-0#comments Labor ATW Plus Wed, 23 Aug 2017 18:11:00 +0000 256881 at http://atwonline.com Changes in candidates, technology reshape pilot training http://atwonline.com/training/changes-candidates-technology-reshape-pilot-training <div class="field-deck"> Flight crew training adapts to 21st century needs </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The way flight crew trainees learn is changing as cockpit automation, the pilot’s role and the learning process itself reshape approaches to aviation training.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/training/changes-candidates-technology-reshape-pilot-training" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/training/changes-candidates-technology-reshape-pilot-training#comments Training ATW Plus Wed, 23 Aug 2017 18:11:00 +0000 256871 at http://atwonline.com Boeing Aviation Services Interview: Mehmet Nane, CEO, Pegasus Airlines http://atwonline.com/airlines/interview-mehmet-nane-ceo-pegasus-airlines <div class="node-body article-body">Since Mehmet Nane became CEO of Pegasus Airlines, Turkey has endured a Russian tourism ban, an attempted coup and terrorist attacks, yet it continues to grow.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/interview-mehmet-nane-ceo-pegasus-airlines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/interview-mehmet-nane-ceo-pegasus-airlines#comments Airlines ATW Plus Wed, 23 Aug 2017 18:11:00 +0000 256791 at http://atwonline.com PEGASUS AIRLINES