Editorial http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7444/more en Editorial - Falling Short on Safety http://atwonline.com/safety/editorial-falling-short-safety <div class="node-body article-body">The fire aboard a parked Japan Airlines Boeing 787-8 in January 2013 is one of the most significant events in recent aviation history. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/editorial-falling-short-safety" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/editorial-falling-short-safety#comments Editorial Manufacturers Safety ANA ATW Plus Boeing 787 lithium ion battery fire FAA GS Yuasa Japan Airlines NTSB Wed, 31 Dec 2014 20:22:00 +0000 150891 at http://atwonline.com EDITORIAL: Note differences, not speculative ‘similarities’ in 2014 tragedies http://atwonline.com/editorial/editorial-note-differences-not-speculative-similarities-2014-tragedies <div class="node-body article-body">As efforts continue to find the missing AirAsia Indonesia Airbus A320 operating as QZ8501, the general media is already drawing supposed similarities with two previous airliner tragedies of 2014 – Malaysia Airlines MH370 and MH17.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/editorial/editorial-note-differences-not-speculative-similarities-2014-tragedies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/editorial/editorial-note-differences-not-speculative-similarities-2014-tragedies#comments Airlines Editorial Daily News Aircraft & Engines Safety 777 A320 AirAsia Airbus Boeing IATA Malaysia Airlines MH17 MH370 QZ8501 tracking Mon, 29 Dec 2014 18:20:00 +0000 150611 at http://atwonline.com Editorial - Sanctions against Asiana won't improve safety http://atwonline.com/safety/editorial-sanctions-against-asiana-wont-improve-safety <div class="node-body article-body">The Korean government has ordered Seoul-based Asiana Airlines to suspend its flights to San Francisco International Airport (SFO) for a 45-day period as a penalty for the July 6, 2013 crash of a Boeing 777-200ER at that airport.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/editorial-sanctions-against-asiana-wont-improve-safety" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/editorial-sanctions-against-asiana-wont-improve-safety#comments Editorial Safety Asiana ATW Plus Boeing 777 Korea NTSB SFO Tue, 02 Dec 2014 18:01:00 +0000 148071 at http://atwonline.com Editorial - Don't Undermine EU-US Open Skies http://atwonline.com/editorial/editorial-dont-undermine-eu-us-open-skies <div class="node-body article-body"><div style="clear:both;"> <span style="font-size: 13px;">Some six months after Norwegian Air Shuttle applied for US permission to launch its long-haul, low-cost operation, Norwegian Air International (NAI), between Europe and the US, the company is still waiting for a yes or no from the Department of Transportation.</span></div> <p>Latest filings to DOT for and against the application (see story, page 9) show the two sides digging in.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/editorial/editorial-dont-undermine-eu-us-open-skies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/editorial/editorial-dont-undermine-eu-us-open-skies#comments Open Skies Editorial Thu, 28 Aug 2014 18:53:00 +0000 137001 at http://atwonline.com 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 Non-gated Articles 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