News http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7425/more en United seat-lock guy shows what a sad society we’ve become http://atwonline.com/blog/united-seat-lock-guy-shows-what-sad-society-we-ve-become <div class="node-body blog-body">An incident this week involving two United Airlines’ passengers who apparently got into an argument after one used a gadget to stop the other from reclining her seat is causing quite a bit of general media interest. It seems that one passenger had acquired a gadget that is inserted in the back of the seat in front, making it impossible for that seat to be reclined. The guy wanted to use his laptop. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/atw-editors-blog-0">ATW Editor&#039;s Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/united-seat-lock-guy-shows-what-sad-society-we-ve-become" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/united-seat-lock-guy-shows-what-sad-society-we-ve-become#comments Airlines Associations Regulation Safety IATA ICAO united airlines unruly passenger ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Tue, 26 Aug 2014 23:10:00 +0000 136771 at http://atwonline.com Southwest to expand international service after AirTran integration is completed http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/southwest-expand-international-service-after-airtran-integration-completed <div class="node-body article-body">Southwest Airlines sees “plenty” of opportunity for expansion in the north of South America with its existing fleet of Boeing 737s and will begin increasing its international service from Fort Lauderdale, Florida by 2017 or 2018.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/southwest-expand-international-service-after-airtran-integration-completed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/southwest-expand-international-service-after-airtran-integration-completed#comments Airlines Daily News Trade Shows & Conferences Airports & Routes AirTran AirTran Airways Andrew Watterson ATW Plus Boyd International Aviation Summit Department of State Houston Hobby International Airport Mexico Southwest Airlines Tue, 26 Aug 2014 20:40:00 +0000 136631 at http://atwonline.com <p>Southwest Boeing 737-500</p> By Rob Finlayson CEO: JetBlue may charge for checked baggage next year http://atwonline.com/airlines/ceo-jetblue-may-charge-checked-baggage-next-year <div class="node-body article-body">JetBlue Airways is strongly considering adding a checked baggage fee next year but expects to make limited changes to its network and business model, CEO David Barger said Monday at the Boyd Group International Aviation Forecast Summit in Las Vegas.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/ceo-jetblue-may-charge-checked-baggage-next-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/ceo-jetblue-may-charge-checked-baggage-next-year#comments Airlines Daily News Trade Shows & Conferences ATW Plus Boyd Group International Aviation Forecast Summit Dave Barger JetBlue Tue, 26 Aug 2014 20:39:00 +0000 136641 at http://atwonline.com <p>JetBlue A321</p> Courtesy, Airbus Tunisia bans flights from Libya http://atwonline.com/security/tunisia-bans-flights-libya <div class="node-body article-body">The Tunisian Ministry of Transport has banned all flights originating from Libyan airports from its airspace until further notice over security concerns.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/security/tunisia-bans-flights-libya" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/security/tunisia-bans-flights-libya#comments Security Daily News Afriqiyah Airways Gaddafi Libyan Airlines Libyan airports Tunisian Ministry of Transport Tue, 26 Aug 2014 20:38:00 +0000 136651 at http://atwonline.com Cathay Pacific keeps North American momentum rolling http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/cathay-pacific-keeps-north-american-momentum-rolling <div class="node-body article-body">Cathay Pacific Airways is continuing its North American market resurgence by adding destinations and frequencies to take advantage of strong demand.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/cathay-pacific-keeps-north-american-momentum-rolling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/cathay-pacific-keeps-north-american-momentum-rolling#comments Airlines Daily News Airports & Routes Cathay Pacific Airways Ivan Chu North American market Tue, 26 Aug 2014 20:37:00 +0000 136661 at http://atwonline.com <p>Cathay Pacific Airways Boeing 777-300ER</p> By Rob Finlayson Japanese startup gains early demand traction http://atwonline.com/finance-data/japanese-startup-gains-early-demand-traction <div class="node-body article-body">New low-cost carrier (LCC) Spring Airlines Japan is posting healthy load factors in its first three weeks of operation, due in part to a boost from one of the major Japanese holiday periods.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/finance-data/japanese-startup-gains-early-demand-traction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/finance-data/japanese-startup-gains-early-demand-traction#comments Airlines Finance & Data Daily News ATW Plus Boeing 737-800 Spring Airlines Spring Airlines Japan Tokyo Narita Airport Tue, 26 Aug 2014 20:35:00 +0000 136751 at http://atwonline.com Russian authorities suspend Moskovia Airline’s AOC http://atwonline.com/finance-data/russian-authorities-suspend-moskovia-airline-s-aoc <div class="node-body article-body">Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency, Rosaviatsia, has suspended Moskovia Airline’s air operator’s certificate (AOC), effective Aug. 29, after CEO Mikhail Alexeev revealed the carrier could no longer operate flights due to financial problems.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/finance-data/russian-authorities-suspend-moskovia-airline-s-aoc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/finance-data/russian-authorities-suspend-moskovia-airline-s-aoc#comments Airlines Finance & Data Daily News air operator’s certificate AOC Mikhail Alexeev Moskovia Airline Rosaviatsia Russian’s Federal Transport Agency suspend Tue, 26 Aug 2014 20:33:00 +0000 136671 at http://atwonline.com Aeroflot to launch new LCC subsidiary http://atwonline.com/finance-data/aeroflot-launch-new-lcc-subsidiary <div class="node-body article-body">Russia’s Aeroflot will launch a new low-cost subsidiary (LCC) Oct. 27, CEO Vitaly Saveliev was quoted as saying by Russian news agency ITAR-TASS. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/finance-data/aeroflot-launch-new-lcc-subsidiary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/finance-data/aeroflot-launch-new-lcc-subsidiary#comments Airlines Finance & Data Daily News Aeroflot Dobrolet European Union ITAR-TASS Orenair sanctions Vitaly Saveliev Tue, 26 Aug 2014 20:32:00 +0000 136741 at http://atwonline.com Air Dolomiti appoints new CEO http://atwonline.com/people/air-dolomiti-appoints-new-ceo <div class="node-body article-body">Italy-based Lufthansa subsidiary Air Dolomiti has appointed Jorg Eberhart as its new president and CEO, effective Sept. 1. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/people/air-dolomiti-appoints-new-ceo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/people/air-dolomiti-appoints-new-ceo#comments Airlines Daily News People Air Dolomiti Jorg Eberhart Lufthansa Michael Kraus SCORE Tue, 26 Aug 2014 20:29:00 +0000 136731 at http://atwonline.com <p>Air Dolomiti CEO Jorg Eberhart</p> Courtesy, Air Dolomiti Dubai International 1H traffic grows 6.2% despite runway revamp http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/dubai-international-1h-traffic-grows-62-despite-runway-revamp <div class="node-body article-body">Dubai International Airport has recorded its 18th consecutive month of handling more than five million passengers despite the refurbishment of two runways, which resulted in a 26% reduction in flights during May and June this year. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/dubai-international-1h-traffic-grows-62-despite-runway-revamp" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/dubai-international-1h-traffic-grows-62-despite-runway-revamp#comments Finance & Data Daily News Airports & Routes Al Maktoum International Dubai Air Navigation Services Dubai Civil Aviation Authority Dubai International Dubai World Central Mohammed Abdulla Ahli runway refurbishment Tue, 26 Aug 2014 20:27:00 +0000 136721 at http://atwonline.com