News en Trends - March 2018 <div class="node-body datasheet-body">Airport traffic January-December 2017, aircraft values; airline traffic 2017; 2017 Third Quarter Airline and Lessor Financial Results.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ATW Magazine Data & Financials ATW Plus Fri, 23 Feb 2018 19:38:00 +0000 273541 at MRO Briefs-Feb. 22, 2018 <div class="node-body article-body">MRO Briefs-Feb. 22, 2018</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News MRO Thu, 22 Feb 2018 20:45:00 +0000 273821 at Qantas to take A321LR deliveries for LCC Jetstar <div class="node-body article-body">The Qantas Group has confirmed it will take delivery of 18 Airbus A321neo long-range (A321LR) aircraft beginning in mid-2020, which will be used by its Jetstar LCC subsidiary for fleet replacement and growth.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airframes Daily News ATW Plus Thu, 22 Feb 2018 20:42:00 +0000 273811 at EASA publishes first opinion on drone safety <div class="node-body article-body">The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has taken an important step toward building a regulatory framework to govern the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), or drones, in the region’s airspace.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Regulation Daily News Safety ATW Plus Thu, 22 Feb 2018 20:33:00 +0000 273801 at Delta-Aeromexico cooperation expands <div class="node-body article-body">Aeromexico and Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines will offer nonstop service between Detroit and Leon, Mexico, starting April 30, connecting two major automotive-industry regions and taking another step in leveraging their joint venture (JV).</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News Airports & Routes ATW Plus Thu, 22 Feb 2018 20:22:00 +0000 273791 at Delta Air Lines AVIC to roll out MA700 in 2019; first delivery likely in 2022 <div class="node-body article-body">The first Aviation Corp. of China (AVIC) MA700 turboprop airliner should be rolled out around the middle of 2019, following the start of manufacturing of long-lead parts in December 2017.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airframes Daily News Manufacturers ATW Plus Thu, 22 Feb 2018 20:18:00 +0000 273781 at <p>AVIC MA700 model aircraft</p> Getty Images Volaris posts $30 million net loss as passenger revenue growth stalls <div class="node-body article-body">Mexico City-based ultra-LCC Volaris—faced with a very competitive low-cost market combined with fluctuating currency exchange rates—posted a MXP595 million ($30.2 million) full-year net loss for 2017, reversed from MXP3.5 billion net profit in 2016. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airline Financials Daily News Thu, 22 Feb 2018 19:22:00 +0000 273771 at <p>Volaris Airbus A320</p> Rob Finlayson Biometric facial recognition boarding changing airport experience <div class="node-body article-body">The biometric facial recognition trial at Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) has proven so successful and popular that US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is actively exploring how widely facial recognition can be used at airports, a senior CBP official said.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Security Daily News ATW On-Location Airports & Routes Thu, 22 Feb 2018 19:07:00 +0000 273761 at SITA Airlines should give real-time operational data, NY Airports director says <div class="node-body article-body">Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) aviation director Huntley Lawrence called on airlines to provide detailed, real-time operational data to the entity managing New York JFK, New York LaGuardia and Newark airports. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News ATW On-Location Airports & Routes Thu, 22 Feb 2018 18:51:00 +0000 273751 at JFK storm crisis prompts better communications initiative <div class="node-body article-body">IATA is coordinating efforts to ensure airlines, airport authorities, air traffic control (ATC) authorities and other key aviation stakeholders communicate critical information better when there is an incident that causes severe operational disruption at a major airport.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News ATW On-Location Thu, 22 Feb 2018 18:36:00 +0000 273741 at <p>IATA director general and CEO Alexandre de Juniac</p> IATA