Daily News http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7388/more en US to hold informal talks with Gulf states, but takes no action on Open Skies http://atwonline.com/open-skies/us-hold-informal-talks-gulf-states-takes-no-action-open-skies <div class="node-body article-body">The US State Department has informed US airlines and labor groups that it will not formally reopen negotiations on Open Skies agreements with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Qatar, but instead will engage the Gulf countries in informal talks over alleged subsidies to Gulf airlines.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/us-hold-informal-talks-gulf-states-takes-no-action-open-skies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/us-hold-informal-talks-gulf-states-takes-no-action-open-skies#comments Government Affairs Open Skies Daily News ATW Plus Tue, 12 Dec 2017 21:35:00 +0000 267821 at http://atwonline.com <p>Emirates Airbus A380</p> Rob Finlayson Aigle Azur to branch into long-haul with A330 order http://atwonline.com/aircraft-orders-deliveries/aigle-azur-branch-long-haul-a330-order <div class="node-body article-body">French leisure airline Aigle Azur has placed an order for two Airbus A330-200s, which it will use to launch long-haul flights.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/aircraft-orders-deliveries/aigle-azur-branch-long-haul-a330-order" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/aircraft-orders-deliveries/aigle-azur-branch-long-haul-a330-order#comments Aircraft Orders & Deliveries Airframes Daily News Airports & Routes Tue, 12 Dec 2017 19:17:00 +0000 267811 at http://atwonline.com <p>Aigle Azur A330-200</p> Airbus/Aigle Azur MRO Briefs-Dec. 12, 2017 http://atwonline.com/mro/mro-briefs-dec-12-2017 <div class="node-body article-body">MRO Briefs-Dec. 12, 2017</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/mro/mro-briefs-dec-12-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/mro/mro-briefs-dec-12-2017#comments Daily News MRO Tue, 12 Dec 2017 19:12:00 +0000 267801 at http://atwonline.com European Commission clears easyJet’s airberlin deal http://atwonline.com/airlines/european-commission-clears-easyjet-s-airberlin-deal <div class="node-body article-body">The European Commission (EC) has allowed easyJet to take over airberlin’s Berlin Tegel Airport base, but there are increasing concerns that airberlin subsidiary NIKI may collapse if the authority blocks its takeover by Lufthansa.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/european-commission-clears-easyjet-s-airberlin-deal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/european-commission-clears-easyjet-s-airberlin-deal#comments Airlines Regulation Daily News ATW Plus Tue, 12 Dec 2017 19:02:00 +0000 267791 at http://atwonline.com <p>Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager</p> European Commission Ryanair labor conflict worsens as Irish pilots vote to strike Dec. 20 http://atwonline.com/labor/ryanair-labor-conflict-worsens-irish-pilots-vote-strike-dec-20 <div class="node-body article-body">Conflict between Irish LCC Ryanair and its pilots is escalating in the run up to the busy holiday travel period after Irish pilots said they would strike Dec. 20 and a German union said negotiations were the only way to avert a strike, adding to similar calls for strikes in Portugal and Italy in recent days. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/labor/ryanair-labor-conflict-worsens-irish-pilots-vote-strike-dec-20" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/labor/ryanair-labor-conflict-worsens-irish-pilots-vote-strike-dec-20#comments Labor Daily News ATW Plus Tue, 12 Dec 2017 18:34:00 +0000 267781 at http://atwonline.com <p>Ryanair Boeing 737-800</p> Rob Finlayson EU, Tunisia close in on aviation agreement http://atwonline.com/regulation/eu-tunisia-close-aviation-agreement <div class="node-body article-body">The European Union (EU) and Tunisia have agreed the terms for a new aviation agreement, which is expected to grow annual traffic by up to 13% per year when it is finalized.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/regulation/eu-tunisia-close-aviation-agreement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/regulation/eu-tunisia-close-aviation-agreement#comments Government Affairs Regulation Daily News ATW Plus Tue, 12 Dec 2017 18:04:00 +0000 267771 at http://atwonline.com European Commission confirms Brexit implications http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/european-commission-confirms-brexit-implications <div class="node-body article-body">The European Commission Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport has confirmed the ramifications of the UK’s exit from the European Union (Brexit) on air transport.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/european-commission-confirms-brexit-implications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/european-commission-confirms-brexit-implications#comments Airlines Government Affairs Regulation Daily News Tue, 12 Dec 2017 15:37:00 +0000 267761 at http://atwonline.com BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images London Luton plans major growth http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/london-luton-plans-major-growth <div class="node-body article-body">A 30-year growth plan for London Luton Airport has been announced by the airport’s owner London Luton Airport Ltd (LLAL). </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/london-luton-plans-major-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/london-luton-plans-major-growth#comments Daily News Airports & Routes Tue, 12 Dec 2017 15:22:00 +0000 267751 at http://atwonline.com Air Canada Boeing 737 MAX 8 enters service http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/air-canada-boeing-737-max-8-enters-service <div class="node-body article-body">Air Canada launched Boeing 737 MAX 8 operations on the Toronto-Calgary route Dec. 11. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/air-canada-boeing-737-max-8-enters-service" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/air-canada-boeing-737-max-8-enters-service#comments Airframes Daily News Airports & Routes Tue, 12 Dec 2017 15:11:00 +0000 267741 at http://atwonline.com <p>Air Canada Boeing 737 MAX 8</p> Air Canada British Airways readjusts its pension schemes http://atwonline.com/labor/british-airways-readjusts-its-pension-schemes <div class="node-body article-body">UK carrier British Airways (BA) has taken further steps to manage its pension liabilities by closing two old schemes to further contributions and opening a new plan.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/labor/british-airways-readjusts-its-pension-schemes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/labor/british-airways-readjusts-its-pension-schemes#comments Labor Daily News ATW Plus Tue, 12 Dec 2017 14:34:00 +0000 267731 at http://atwonline.com <p>British Airways Boeing 777-200</p> Rob Finlayson