Editorial http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7444/more en Editorial - A New Wright Era http://atwonline.com/technology/editorial-new-wright-era <div class="node-body article-body">In some ways, the early 21st century is beginning to mimic the early 20th century in terms of aviation pioneering and experimentation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/technology/editorial-new-wright-era" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/technology/editorial-new-wright-era#comments Airlines Editorial Manufacturers Technology Aircraft technology electric aircraft solar powered flight Wright Brothers Thu, 30 Jul 2015 19:35:00 +0000 174831 at http://atwonline.com Editorial - Safety First http://atwonline.com/editorial/editorial-safety-first <div class="node-body article-body">​Tragic and shocking as was the loss of Germanwings flight 4U9525, there are fundamentals about the global air transportation industry that have directly resulted in its stellar safety record and which must be upheld.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/editorial/editorial-safety-first" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/editorial/editorial-safety-first#comments Government Affairs Editorial Safety ALPA. Asiana Germanwings 4U9525 Germanwings crash NTSB Thu, 28 May 2015 13:35:00 +0000 167381 at http://atwonline.com Editorial: US review of Gulf carriers should establish facts vs fancy http://atwonline.com/open-skies/editorial-us-review-gulf-carriers-should-establish-facts-vs-fancy <div class="node-body article-body">As the campaign led by American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines sped from secret briefings in Washington DC to the broad media and loud finger-pointing, one thing became clear. The US carriers are eager for a fight against Emirates, Etihad and Qatar and their state owners. So if there’s to be a bruising, then the facts should be established in as far as they are directly relevant to what is or is not fair competition. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/editorial-us-review-gulf-carriers-should-establish-facts-vs-fancy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/editorial-us-review-gulf-carriers-should-establish-facts-vs-fancy#comments Airlines Government Affairs Open Skies Editorial American antitrust Delta DOT Emirates Etihad Gulf carriers open skies Qatar UAE United Sun, 19 Apr 2015 18:21:00 +0000 162911 at http://atwonline.com Editorial — A Dangerous Debate http://atwonline.com/open-skies/editorial-dangerous-debate <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The Gulf subsidy campaign by American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines, backed solidly by their union groups, merits as much scrutiny as went into the 55-page report they commissioned and which took two years to prepare.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/editorial-dangerous-debate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/editorial-dangerous-debate#comments Airlines Open Skies Editorial American Airlines Delta Air Lines Emirates Etihad Airways Gulf carriers Qatar Airways United Airlines. Open Skies Thu, 19 Mar 2015 15:46:00 +0000 159641 at http://atwonline.com Editorial - The golden rule for UAS airspace rulemaking http://atwonline.com/editorial/editorial-golden-rule-uas-airspace-rulemaking <div class="node-body article-body">The unmanned aerial systems (UAS) revolution is having an effect on what’s flying and what it can do for people almost as dramatic as that of the introduction of powered manned flight. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/editorial/editorial-golden-rule-uas-airspace-rulemaking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/editorial/editorial-golden-rule-uas-airspace-rulemaking#comments Air Traffic Management Editorial Mon, 02 Mar 2015 21:19:00 +0000 157601 at http://atwonline.com The golden rule for UAS airspace rulemaking http://atwonline.com/editorial/golden-rule-uas-airspace-rulemaking <div class="node-body article-body">The unmanned aerial systems (UAS) revolution is having an effect on what’s flying and what it can do for people almost as dramatic as that of the introduction of powered manned flight. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/editorial/golden-rule-uas-airspace-rulemaking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/editorial/golden-rule-uas-airspace-rulemaking#comments Air Traffic Control Editorial Regulation Technology UAS unmanned aerial systems unmanned flight Fri, 27 Feb 2015 19:28:00 +0000 157271 at http://atwonline.com 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 ATW Plus 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