Operations & Technology http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7419/more en 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 Interview: Rob Gurney CEO, oneworld http://atwonline.com/airlines/interview-rob-gurney-ceo-oneworld <div class="field-deck"> The oneworld global alliance turned 18 in February. Rob Gurney became oneworld CEO in August 2016 and is on a mission to make sure that the now-mature alliance remains relevant for the group’s 14 airline members. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As oneworld turns 18, it continues to innovate and adapt to market changes while remaining focused on two things: value and simplicity for customers. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/interview-rob-gurney-ceo-oneworld" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/interview-rob-gurney-ceo-oneworld#comments Airlines ATW Plus Wed, 22 Feb 2017 19:11:00 +0000 239271 at http://atwonline.com Executive jet transatlantic operator seeks new business model http://atwonline.com/airlines/executive-jet-transatlantic-operator-seeks-new-business-model <div class="node-body article-body">More competition for lucrative transatlantic first-class passengers is imminent with the appearance of a new operator—New York-based Bliss Jet—selling individual seats on high-end business jets.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/executive-jet-transatlantic-operator-seeks-new-business-model" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/executive-jet-transatlantic-operator-seeks-new-business-model#comments Airlines Daily News Tue, 21 Feb 2017 20:11:00 +0000 239361 at http://atwonline.com <p>Bliss Jet president and CEO David Rimmer</p> Bliss Jet Russia’s Kaliningrad region eyes new carrier http://atwonline.com/airlines/russia-s-kaliningrad-region-eyes-new-carrier <div class="node-body article-body">The Kaliningrad region of Russia wants to establish a regional airline. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/russia-s-kaliningrad-region-eyes-new-carrier" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/russia-s-kaliningrad-region-eyes-new-carrier#comments Airlines Government Affairs Daily News Tue, 21 Feb 2017 19:58:00 +0000 239341 at http://atwonline.com SunExpress to expand capacity to Turkey, eyes more wet leases http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/sunexpress-expand-capacity-turkey-eyes-more-wet-leases <div class="node-body article-body">SunExpress, a joint venture of Lufthansa and Turkish Airlines, plans to increase capacity throughout its network, despite a difficult operating environment.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/sunexpress-expand-capacity-turkey-eyes-more-wet-leases" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/sunexpress-expand-capacity-turkey-eyes-more-wet-leases#comments Airlines Daily News Airports & Routes ATW Plus Tue, 21 Feb 2017 19:40:00 +0000 239321 at http://atwonline.com <p>SunExpress CEO Jens Bischof</p> SunExpress Alitalia braces for strike in face of financial crisis http://atwonline.com/labor/alitalia-braces-strike-face-financial-crisis <div class="node-body article-body">Italian national carrier Alitalia faces a strike by multiple trade unions and professional associations Feb. 23 that will force it to cancel 60% of flights that day.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/labor/alitalia-braces-strike-face-financial-crisis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/labor/alitalia-braces-strike-face-financial-crisis#comments Labor Daily News Tue, 21 Feb 2017 19:18:00 +0000 239291 at http://atwonline.com <p>Alitalia A319</p> Rob Finlayson European regional carriers facing tough times http://atwonline.com/airlines/european-regional-carriers-facing-tough-times <div class="node-body article-body">Europe’s regional airlines face a narrow—and shrinking—window of opportunity in which to make a profit, an industry consultant said in London Feb. 20.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/european-regional-carriers-facing-tough-times" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/european-regional-carriers-facing-tough-times#comments Airlines Daily News ATW On-Location Mon, 20 Feb 2017 18:04:00 +0000 239241 at http://atwonline.com European regional airlines urge safety agency to intervene in flight delay court cases http://atwonline.com/regulation/european-regional-airlines-urge-safety-agency-intervene-flight-delay-court-cases <div class="node-body article-body">The European Regions Airline Association (ERA) is seeking assistance from the continent’s safety authority for carriers facing heavy compensation costs following flight delays.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/regulation/european-regional-airlines-urge-safety-agency-intervene-flight-delay-court-cases" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/regulation/european-regional-airlines-urge-safety-agency-intervene-flight-delay-court-cases#comments Associations Regulation Daily News Safety Mon, 20 Feb 2017 17:07:00 +0000 239191 at http://atwonline.com Norwegian focuses on mid-size US cities for new Atlantic services http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/norwegian-focuses-mid-size-us-cities-new-atlantic-services <div class="node-body article-body">Low-cost carrier (LCC) Norwegian is planning to open up transatlantic services from several mid-sized US cities that do not have European flights, the airline’s CEO said Feb.20.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/norwegian-focuses-mid-size-us-cities-new-atlantic-services" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/norwegian-focuses-mid-size-us-cities-new-atlantic-services#comments Airlines Daily News Airports & Routes Mon, 20 Feb 2017 17:03:00 +0000 239181 at http://atwonline.com <p>Norwegian Boeing 787</p> Rob Finlayson Icelandair opts for Scimitar Blended Winglets to cut fuel costs http://atwonline.com/mro/icelandair-opts-scimitar-blended-winglets-cut-fuel-costs <div class="node-body article-body">Icelandair is to undertake a modification program on its Boeing 757-200 fleet, through fitting them with Aviation Partners Boeing’s Scimitar Blended Winglets (SBW).</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/mro/icelandair-opts-scimitar-blended-winglets-cut-fuel-costs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/mro/icelandair-opts-scimitar-blended-winglets-cut-fuel-costs#comments Airframes Daily News MRO Fri, 17 Feb 2017 21:06:00 +0000 239121 at http://atwonline.com <p>Icelandair Boeing 757-200</p> Rob Finlayson