Editorial http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7444/more en 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 Editorial - Asiana Flight 214: Wake-Up Call http://atwonline.com/editorial/editorial-asiana-flight-214-wake-call <div class="node-body article-body"><p> &nbsp;</p> <p> A large contingent of students from Zhejiang province in China was traveling to the United States to spend a couple of weeks seeing part of America and learning English. Such groups represent the ideal of modern commercial aviation: the kind of educational and cultural exchange on which these students were embarking&mdash;nearly unthinkable a generation ago&mdash;is something the airline industry now enables on a commonplace basis.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/editorial/editorial-asiana-flight-214-wake-call" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/editorial/editorial-asiana-flight-214-wake-call#comments Editorial Fri, 02 Aug 2013 17:24:00 +0000 93791 at http://atwonline.com Editorial - From EC Emissions Frying Pan into Global Fire http://atwonline.com/editorial/editorial-ec-emissions-frying-pan-global-fire <div class="node-body article-body">With barely four months to go before the September ICAO assembly deadline for reaching a global agreement on market-based measures to offset aviation emissions, the prospects seem somber. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/editorial/editorial-ec-emissions-frying-pan-global-fire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/editorial/editorial-ec-emissions-frying-pan-global-fire#comments Eco-Aviation Government Affairs Editorial Sat, 01 Jun 2013 19:06:00 +0000 85391 at http://atwonline.com Publisher's Page - A Year of Special Anniversaries http://atwonline.com/editorial/publishers-page-year-special-anniversaries <div class="node-body article-body">There are a number of important benchmarks in the next 12 months beginning in January of 2014 when the industry will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the first commercial airline flight that took place between St. Petersburg and Tampa, Fla. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/editorial/publishers-page-year-special-anniversaries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/editorial/publishers-page-year-special-anniversaries#comments Editorial Tue, 28 May 2013 19:02:00 +0000 85541 at http://atwonline.com Editorial - Debunking the anti-NDC myths http://atwonline.com/editorial/editorial-debunking-anti-ndc-myths <div class="node-body article-body">It’s one of those bizarre quirks that the airline industry found itself this spring with two 787s needing to get off the ground.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/editorial/editorial-debunking-anti-ndc-myths" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/editorial/editorial-debunking-anti-ndc-myths#comments Editorial Wed, 01 May 2013 18:44:00 +0000 81101 at http://atwonline.com