Components http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7423/more en NTSB: Battery design, certification ‘shortcomings’ led to JAL 787 fire http://atwonline.com/safety/ntsb-battery-design-certification-shortcomings-led-jal-787-fire <div class="node-body article-body">The fire aboard a parked Japan Airlines (JAL) Boeing 787-8 in January 2013 occurred because of “shortcomings” in designing and certifying the lithium ion batteries installed on the aircraft, the US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has determined.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/ntsb-battery-design-certification-shortcomings-led-jal-787-fire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/ntsb-battery-design-certification-shortcomings-led-jal-787-fire#comments Airframes Components Daily News Safety 787 APU Auxiliary Power Unit Boeing Dreamliner FAA GS Yuasa lithium ion battery NTSB US National Transportation Safety Board Tue, 02 Dec 2014 21:01:00 +0000 148021 at http://atwonline.com <p>Photograph of smoke emanating from Japan Airlines&#39; 787 at Boston Logan International Airport on Jan. 7, 2013.</p> Courtesy, NTSB/Boston Herald Air France to upgrade mid-haul service http://atwonline.com/components/air-france-upgrade-mid-haul-service <div class="node-body article-body">Air France will improve its passenger product on medium-haul flights in a €50 million ($62 million) investment plan in a continuing move upmarket as it aims to differentiate itself from competitors and improve the performance of mid-haul services.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/components/air-france-upgrade-mid-haul-service" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/components/air-france-upgrade-mid-haul-service#comments Airlines Components Daily News Air France ATW Plus Frederic Gagey Perform 2020 Wi-Fi Mon, 01 Dec 2014 20:43:00 +0000 147991 at http://atwonline.com <p>Air France A319</p> By Rob Finlayson Ryanair to upgrade its 737 interiors http://atwonline.com/components/ryanair-upgrade-its-737-interiors <div class="node-body article-body">Ryanair is in talks to switch 165 of the 180 Boeing 737-800s it has on order to the Sky Interior and is considering whether to upgrade its existing fleet to a similar standard.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/components/ryanair-upgrade-its-737-interiors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/components/ryanair-upgrade-its-737-interiors#comments Airlines Components Daily News Trade Shows & Conferences ATW Plus Boeing 737 MAX data Kenny Jacobs Ryanair Sky Interior Thu, 13 Nov 2014 20:49:00 +0000 146501 at http://atwonline.com <p>Ryanair Boeing 737-800</p> By Rob Finlayson LOT 787 makes unscheduled landing after fire warning http://atwonline.com/safety/lot-787-makes-unscheduled-landing-after-fire-warning <div class="node-body article-body">A LOT Polish Airlines Boeing 787 diverted into Glasgow Airport, Scotland Thursday, following a cockpit warning of an onboard fire.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/lot-787-makes-unscheduled-landing-after-fire-warning" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/lot-787-makes-unscheduled-landing-after-fire-warning#comments Airlines Components Daily News Safety ATW Plus Boeing 787 Brian McClean Chicago O’Hare Glasgow Airport LOT NATS Prestwick Control Centre UK National Air Traffic Services Warsaw Airport Fri, 26 Sep 2014 20:35:00 +0000 140181 at http://atwonline.com Lufthansa to launch premium-economy service Dec. 10 http://atwonline.com/components/lufthansa-launch-premium-economy-service-dec-10 <div class="node-body article-body">Lufthansa will launch its new premium-economy class service on its Boeing 747-8I fleet Dec. 10, and on its Airbus A380 and A340-600 fleet in 2015.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/components/lufthansa-launch-premium-economy-service-dec-10" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/components/lufthansa-launch-premium-economy-service-dec-10#comments Airframes Airlines Components Daily News Airbus A380 ATW Plus Boeing 747-8I Jens Bischof Lufthansa premium-economy class Fri, 19 Sep 2014 19:50:00 +0000 139441 at http://atwonline.com <p>Lufthansa 747-8I</p> By Kurt Hofmann Airbus: A350 catalog interiors seeing customer acceptance http://atwonline.com/components/airbus-a350-catalog-interiors-seeing-customer-acceptance <div class="node-body article-body">Airbus said its decision to offer a standard catalog cabin interior offering for the A350 is seeing a good take-up from within the industry. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/components/airbus-a350-catalog-interiors-seeing-customer-acceptance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/components/airbus-a350-catalog-interiors-seeing-customer-acceptance#comments Airframes Components Daily News Airbus A350 ATW Plus B/E Aerospace catalog interiors Mike Bausor Recaro Zodiac Zuzana Hrnkova Mon, 04 Aug 2014 19:57:00 +0000 134531 at http://atwonline.com <p>Airbus A350 XWB developmental aircraft MSN005 is equipped with a fully functional two-class cabin with 42 seats in business class and 223 in economy.</p> Courtesy, Airbus Gulf Air unveils new A330 retrofitted cabins http://atwonline.com/components/gulf-air-unveils-new-a330-retrofitted-cabins <div class="node-body article-body">Bahraini flag-carrier Gulf Air has received the first of its retrofitted Airbus A330-200s, part of a plan to revitalize the airline in the face of stiff regional competition.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/components/gulf-air-unveils-new-a330-retrofitted-cabins" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/components/gulf-air-unveils-new-a330-retrofitted-cabins#comments Airlines Components Daily News Airbus A330-200 ATW Plus AVOD touchscreen BE Aerospace cabin refurbishment Falcon Gold Gulf Air lie-flat seats Maher Salman Al Musallam Zodiac Aerospace Fri, 25 Jul 2014 19:09:00 +0000 133381 at http://atwonline.com <p>Members of Gulf Air&rsquo;s executive management team in the airline&rsquo;s retrofitted A330 economy class cabin</p> Courtesy, Gulf Air DHL to move A320 family aircraft components from Germany to Alabama http://atwonline.com/components/dhl-move-a320-family-aircraft-components-germany-alabama <div class="node-body article-body">Airbus has contracted DHL to transport A319, A320 and A321 aircraft components and general cargo from an Airbus production site in Hamburg to Mobile, Alabama. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/components/dhl-move-a320-family-aircraft-components-germany-alabama" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/components/dhl-move-a320-family-aircraft-components-germany-alabama#comments Airlines Components Daily News A319 A320 A321 Airbus Alabama ATW Plus DHL FAL final assembly line Mobile Mon, 23 Jun 2014 19:45:00 +0000 129551 at http://atwonline.com <p>DHL Boeing 767</p> Courtesy, DHL UK investigators: Boeing 787 fire spurs safety recommendations http://atwonline.com/safety/uk-investigators-boeing-787-fire-spurs-safety-recommendations <div class="node-body article-body">The UK Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) has made a series of recommendations to test lithium metal batteries more strenuously during certification following a fire onboard a parked Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 787 at London Heathrow Airport. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/uk-investigators-boeing-787-fire-spurs-safety-recommendations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/uk-investigators-boeing-787-fire-spurs-safety-recommendations#comments Airframes Components Daily News Safety 787 AAIB ATW Plus Boeing ELT emergency locator transmitter Ethiopian Airlines FAA Heathrow Honeywell UK Accidents Investigation Branch Thu, 19 Jun 2014 19:57:00 +0000 129371 at http://atwonline.com Rolls-Royce opens new discs facility http://atwonline.com/engines/rolls-royce-opens-new-discs-facility <div class="node-body article-body">Engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce has officially opened a £100m ($168 million) advanced turbofan disc manufacturing plant, designed to produce fan discs and turbine discs for the latest generation of the company’s engines.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/engines/rolls-royce-opens-new-discs-facility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/engines/rolls-royce-opens-new-discs-facility#comments Components Engines Daily News Manufacturers Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre Airbus ATW Plus Boeing Rolls-Royce Tony Wood turbofan disc manufacturing plant Fri, 06 Jun 2014 20:16:00 +0000 127951 at http://atwonline.com