Editorial http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7444/more en Editorial - A Trust Broken http://atwonline.com/editorial/editorial-trust-broken <div class="node-body article-body">The terrible irony of the shooting down of flight MH17, a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200 with 298 people on board, is that in this, the 100th anniversary year of commercial air transportation, modern airliners and engines have never been safer or more reliable than they are today. And yet, within the space of six months, two Boeing 777s have been lost along with the lives of almost 530 passengers and crew. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/editorial/editorial-trust-broken" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/editorial/editorial-trust-broken#comments Airlines Associations Editorial ATW Plus Eurocontrol IATA ICAO Malaysia Airlines MH17 MH370 Mon, 28 Jul 2014 17:54:00 +0000 133541 at http://atwonline.com Editorial - Lessons Learned http://atwonline.com/editorial/editorial-lessons-learned <div class="node-body article-body">After years of missteps, false promises and multiple delays on the 787-8 and A380 programs, Boeing and Airbus are cruising into the Farnborough Airshow able to boast about smooth, successful flight test programs for the 787-9 and A350-900, respectively.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/editorial/editorial-lessons-learned" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/editorial/editorial-lessons-learned#comments Airframes Editorial 787 787-9 A350-900 A38 Airbus ATW Plus Boeing Tue, 24 Jun 2014 18:39:00 +0000 129691 at http://atwonline.com Editorial - Welcome to America? http://atwonline.com/editorial/editorial-welcome-america <div class="node-body article-body">The opening of Doha’s new Hamad International Airport is cause for celebration. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/editorial/editorial-welcome-america" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/editorial/editorial-welcome-america#comments Editorial Security Airports & Routes Wed, 28 May 2014 18:32:00 +0000 126931 at http://atwonline.com Editorial - Behaving Badly http://atwonline.com/editorial/editorial-behaving-badly <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Twitter may be a social revolution or it may be a fad, but there are real dangers when this form of communication is not taken as seriously as any other customer/company interface.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/editorial/editorial-behaving-badly" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/editorial/editorial-behaving-badly#comments Editorial Mon, 28 Apr 2014 17:06:00 +0000 123751 at http://atwonline.com Editorial - MH370: Finding Answers http://atwonline.com/editorial/editorial-mh370-finding-answers <div class="node-body article-body">For a modern airliner simply to disappear without a trace for almost two weeks, as Malaysia Airlines MH370 had done by the time this magazine went to press, is extraordinary and unimaginably distressing for those personally connected to the 227 passengers and 12 crew who vanished with the aircraft. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/editorial/editorial-mh370-finding-answers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/editorial/editorial-mh370-finding-answers#comments Airlines Editorial Boeing 777-200 Malaysia Airlines MH370 Tue, 01 Apr 2014 16:42:00 +0000 120241 at http://atwonline.com Editorial - Inflight Phone Calls? Let Airlines Decide http://atwonline.com/editorial/editorial-inflight-phone-calls-let-airlines-decide <div class="node-body article-body">In a show of rare bipartisan solidarity, the US House of Representatives’ transport committee has unanimously passed a bill that would make it illegal for passengers to use their phones for voice calls during US airline flights.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/editorial/editorial-inflight-phone-calls-let-airlines-decide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/editorial/editorial-inflight-phone-calls-let-airlines-decide#comments Airlines Editorial Regulation Tue, 25 Feb 2014 17:07:00 +0000 116351 at http://atwonline.com Editorial - The Subsidy Yawn http://atwonline.com/editorial/editorial-subsidy-yawn <div class="node-body article-body">It’s a new year, but the same old stone-throwing has begun. No sooner did 2014 roll in than Airbus and Boeing were back to accusing each other of taking subsidies.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/editorial/editorial-subsidy-yawn" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/editorial/editorial-subsidy-yawn#comments Airframes Airlines Editorial Fri, 24 Jan 2014 19:35:00 +0000 112691 at http://atwonline.com Editorial: Regulation and Profitability http://atwonline.com/editorial/editorial-regulation-and-profitability-0 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The good news is that IATA is forecasting another profitable year for airlines; a global net profit of $19.7 billion in 2014 that will mark an almost $7 billion improvement over the profit anticipated for 2013.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/editorial/editorial-regulation-and-profitability-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/editorial/editorial-regulation-and-profitability-0#comments Editorial Wed, 01 Jan 2014 20:00:00 +0000 111831 at http://atwonline.com Editorial - Defining Green Progress http://atwonline.com/editorial/editorial-defining-green-progress <div class="node-body article-body"><p> &nbsp;</p> <p> As <em>ATW&nbsp;</em>went to press, ICAO was preparing for its 38<sup>th</sup> Assembly, where the most important issue will be whether a global market-based&nbsp;measures (MBM) scheme for aviation&nbsp;emissions can be achieved.</p> <p> For some critics, the outcome will be judged a failure unless a complete and firm resolution is reached. But that would be the wrong conclusion based on a flawed definition of success.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/editorial/editorial-defining-green-progress" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/editorial/editorial-defining-green-progress#comments Eco-Aviation Editorial Tue, 01 Oct 2013 15:43:00 +0000 98511 at http://atwonline.com Editorial — Aviation's Day in Court http://atwonline.com/editorial/editorial-aviations-day-court <div class="field-deck"> American Airlines-US Airways merger confronted </div> <div class="node-body article-body">On Feb. 14, US Airways and American Airlines announced their Valentine’s pact to merge. On Aug. 13, the US Dept. of Justice made its move with all the drama of a preacher asking, “anyone here know of any legal impediment to this marriage?” </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/editorial/editorial-aviations-day-court" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/editorial/editorial-aviations-day-court#comments Airlines Government Affairs Editorial Sun, 01 Sep 2013 20:39:00 +0000 95991 at http://atwonline.com