Commentary http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7446/more en COMMENTARY: Data-based personalized service drives loyalty & revenue http://atwonline.com/commentary/commentary-data-based-personalized-service-drives-loyalty-revenue <div class="node-body article-body">Sally is a 49-year-old mother of two, lives in an upper middle-class neighborhood and holds an advanced degree. Companies have been marketing to Sally and those like her for decades, but there’s a small problem: Sally doesn’t exist. She’s a sketch of a broad demographic – a mythological mom whose likes and dislikes are an amalgamation of data culled by market researchers and, all too often, pulled out of an executive’s….intuition. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/commentary/commentary-data-based-personalized-service-drives-loyalty-revenue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/commentary/commentary-data-based-personalized-service-drives-loyalty-revenue#comments Airlines Commentary David Cush Disney Sabre SabreSonic Virgin America Mon, 27 Apr 2015 22:24:00 +0000 163871 at http://atwonline.com COMMENTARY: US white paper on Gulf carriers distorts my academic report http://atwonline.com/open-skies/commentary-us-white-paper-gulf-carriers-distorts-my-academic-report <div class="node-body article-body">As the author of an academic research paper that was quoted a number of times in a US airline-commissioned 55-page white paper entitled “Restoring open skies: the need to address subsidized competition from state-owned airlines in Qatar and the UAE”, I would like to address a number of issues pertaining to the report. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/commentary-us-white-paper-gulf-carriers-distorts-my-academic-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/commentary-us-white-paper-gulf-carriers-distorts-my-academic-report#comments Commentary Open Skies Regulation White Paper Airports & Routes British Airways Dubai Emirates Frankie O’Connell Gulf carriers Heathrow Incheon New York Singapore Airlines subsidy UAE Sun, 26 Apr 2015 23:18:00 +0000 163731 at http://atwonline.com Commentary - Perimeter Logic http://atwonline.com/commentary/commentary-perimeter-logic <div class="field-byline"> By Alexander McIntyre, Emory University student, Atlanta, Georgia </div> <div class="field-deck"> Lifting the Wright Amendment at Dallas Love Field offers lessons to New York. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">On the morning of Oct. 13, 2014, a new era dawned for the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex: one free of the Wright Amendment. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/commentary/commentary-perimeter-logic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/commentary/commentary-perimeter-logic#comments Airlines Government Affairs Commentary ATW Plus Dallas Fort Worth International Airport New York LaGuardia Airport Wright Amendment Wed, 01 Apr 2015 18:12:00 +0000 161051 at http://atwonline.com A Wide(ning) Gulf http://atwonline.com/blog/widening-gulf <div class="node-body blog-body">In the early 1970s, which was the most prominent Middle Eastern airline?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/observation-deck">Observation Deck</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/widening-gulf" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/widening-gulf#comments Commentary airlines changes Gulf carriers history Middle East Observation Deck Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:02:00 +0000 160601 at http://atwonline.com Tread on Me http://atwonline.com/blog/tread-me <div class="node-body blog-body">People clamoring for used floor covering; who knew?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/observation-deck">Observation Deck</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/tread-me" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/tread-me#comments Commentary airports architecture carpet excitement oregon portland travel Observation Deck Tue, 03 Mar 2015 01:27:00 +0000 157631 at http://atwonline.com Commentary - The Open Skies Debate http://atwonline.com/open-skies/commentary-open-skies-debate <div class="field-byline"> Lee Moak </div> <div class="field-deck"> Gulf carrier competition is not fair. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The philosophy of liberalization, with the byproduct of Open Skies, doesn’t work as intended when one side is playing by its own set of rules. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/commentary-open-skies-debate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/commentary-open-skies-debate#comments Government Affairs Commentary Open Skies ATW Plus Mon, 02 Mar 2015 20:35:00 +0000 157541 at http://atwonline.com <p>Lee Moak</p> OP-ED: Response to 'US carriers should tread carefully in their anti-Gulf carrier campaign' http://atwonline.com/commentary/op-ed-response-us-carriers-should-tread-carefully-their-anti-gulf-carrier-campaign <div class="field-byline"> Lee Moak </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In the Jan.21 ATW editor’s blog urging US airlines to “stop whining” about unfair competition from the three Gulf carriers – Emirates, Qatar and Etihad – the editor suggests that a vital US industry sits idly by in the face of these airlines’ government subsidized expansion that is inflicting undue harm on US airlines and American jobs. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/commentary/op-ed-response-us-carriers-should-tread-carefully-their-anti-gulf-carrier-campaign" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/commentary/op-ed-response-us-carriers-should-tread-carefully-their-anti-gulf-carrier-campaign#comments Airlines Commentary Open Skies Regulation Daily News ATW Plus Emirates Etihad Gulf open skies Qatar Fri, 06 Feb 2015 16:09:00 +0000 155051 at http://atwonline.com <p>Lee Moak<br /> <span style="font-size: 13px;">Americans for Fair Skies</span></p> Photo Courtesy, Americans for Fair Skies Wright Stuff http://atwonline.com/blog/wright-stuff <div class="node-body blog-body">What's coming to Love Field in October?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/observation-deck">Observation Deck</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/wright-stuff" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/wright-stuff#comments Commentary southwest airlines love field dallas texas wright amendment deregulation Observation Deck Fri, 25 Jul 2014 20:02:00 +0000 133471 at http://atwonline.com Publisher's Page - Déjà Vu All Over Again http://atwonline.com/commentary/publishers-page-d-j-vu-all-over-again <div class="node-body article-body"><table cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" hspace="0" vspace="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <p>I&nbsp;<span style="font-size: 13px;">last announced my retirement in a column in </span><em style="font-size: 13px;">Air Transport World&rsquo;s</em><span style="font-size: 13px;"> September 2012 issue.&nbsp; But things change, and as it happened I never left.&nbsp; So how do you write a second retirement column? I have discovered this one is more difficult to compose.&nbsp; I titled that first column -30-, which means the end of the story.&nbsp; Okay, so it wasn&rsquo;t.</span><br /> </p></td></tr></tbody></table></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/commentary/publishers-page-d-j-vu-all-over-again" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/commentary/publishers-page-d-j-vu-all-over-again#comments Commentary Tue, 24 Jun 2014 18:44:00 +0000 129701 at http://atwonline.com Why the RFS is important to the airline industry http://atwonline.com/commentary/why-rfs-important-airline-industry <div class="field-byline"> Matt Carr </div> <div class="field-deck"> The airline industry faces challenges from rising fuel costs and pending regulation of greenhouse gas emissions. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The airline industry faces challenges from rising fuel costs and pending regulation of greenhouse gas emissions. Advanced biofuels can help the industry meet both challenges, by offering fuel at a stable price with reduced carbon emissions measured over the fuel’s production lifecycle. While there are many US federal initiatives supporting research and development of advanced biofuels, no program has been as successful as the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/commentary/why-rfs-important-airline-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/commentary/why-rfs-important-airline-industry#comments Eco-Aviation Commentary ATW Plus Fri, 01 Nov 2013 17:14:00 +0000 103581 at http://atwonline.com