Commentary http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7446/more en 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 Commentary - Balance and alliance http://atwonline.com/commentary/commentary-balance-and-alliance <div class="field-byline"> Daniel Friendenzohn </div> <div class="field-deck"> DOJ’s lawsuit against the AA-US Airways merger imposes an unanticipated and misguided delay in the US airline industry’s long desired transformation. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The US airline industry was nearing the completion of a major transformation that would allow it to become more attractive to the investment community and more stable for its employees and other stakeholders. That plan, however, may be in jeopardy now that the US Dept. of Justice has brought a suit, to be heard in court Nov. 25, to block the merger between American Airlines and US Airways.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/commentary/commentary-balance-and-alliance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/commentary/commentary-balance-and-alliance#comments Government Affairs Commentary ATW Plus Fri, 01 Nov 2013 17:11:00 +0000 103561 at http://atwonline.com Commentary - Has the Clock Been Stopped? http://atwonline.com/commentary/commentary-has-clock-been-stopped <div class="field-byline"> Finn Payne </div> <div class="node-body article-body">EU ETS puts a disproportionate cost on small aviation operators.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/commentary/commentary-has-clock-been-stopped" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/commentary/commentary-has-clock-been-stopped#comments Eco-Aviation Commentary ATW Plus Thu, 21 Mar 2013 15:28:00 +0000 77671 at http://atwonline.com Legal Travesty http://atwonline.com/commentary/legal-travesty <div class="field-byline"> Pablo Mendes de Leon </div> <div class="field-deck"> The European Court has abandoned the rule of law with its passenger rights bill </div> <div class="node-body article-body">n 2005 European Union Regulation 261/2004 on passenger rights in aviation came into force. Its main objective was to dissuade airlines from excessive overbooking (leading to denied boarding) or cancellations for commercial reasons.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/commentary/legal-travesty" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/commentary/legal-travesty#comments Commentary ATW Plus Thu, 14 Mar 2013 21:56:00 +0000 76501 at http://atwonline.com Go South http://atwonline.com/commentary/go-south <div class="field-byline"> Aaron J. Gellman </div> <div class="field-deck"> Airlines have much to gain by focusing on South America’s economic growth </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“Go west, young man” was said a century ago. The South American continent promises to have several of the most vibrant, dynamic economies and societies in the world in the 21st century, which will have a profound impact on the airline industry. The continent has the potential to outstrip even that of Asia, based on the rich endowment of minerals and the entrepreneurial capabilities found in countries such as Chile, Brazil and Columbia. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/commentary/go-south" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/commentary/go-south#comments Commentary ATW Plus Wed, 13 Mar 2013 00:04:00 +0000 74922 at http://atwonline.com COMMENTARY: A new distribution tool http://atwonline.com/opinions/commentary-new-distribution-tool <div class="field-deck"> <p>A New Distribution Tool<br /> By Tony Tyler</p> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A New Distribution Tool <i>By Tony Tyler</i></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/opinions/commentary-new-distribution-tool" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/opinions/commentary-new-distribution-tool#comments Stub Commentary ATW Magazine Opinions ATW Plus Tue, 06 Mar 2012 19:35:10 +0000 30702 at http://atwonline.com Commentary: Single European Sky: Time to Deliver http://atwonline.com/opinions/commentary-single-european-sky-time-deliver <div class="field-deck"> <p> Next year will be critical for the credibility of the Single Sky project, one of the best examples of where Europe can make a huge difference in the lives of its citizens.</p><p> Flights in Europe are still far too expensive. These extra costs are ultimately paid by passengers. And cost-efficiency is just one of several areas where we are weak.</p> </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p> Next year will be critical for the credibility of the Single Sky project, one of the best examples of where Europe can make a huge difference in the lives of its citizens.</p> <p> Flights in Europe are still far too expensive. These extra costs are ultimately paid by passengers. And cost-efficiency is just one of several areas where we are weak.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/opinions/commentary-single-european-sky-time-deliver" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/opinions/commentary-single-european-sky-time-deliver#comments Commentary ATW Magazine Opinions Registration Mon, 09 Jan 2012 15:21:00 +0000 30647 at http://atwonline.com Commentary: Time for a US National Airline Policy http://atwonline.com/opinions/commentary-time-us-national-airline-policy <div class="field-deck"> <p>By Nicholas E. Calio</p> <p> Airlines are the physical Internet, connecting people, products and the world driving the global economy and creating millions of jobs. Commercial aviation drives more than $1.2 trillion in annual economic activity and more than 10 million well-paying American jobs. Of the industries that contribute the most to our economy, aviation is number three, right behind energy and farming.</p> </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><h6> By Nicholas E. Calio</h6> <p> <br /> Airlines are the physical Internet, connecting people, products and the world driving the global economy and creating millions of jobs. Commercial aviation drives more than $1.2 trillion in annual economic activity and more than 10 million well-paying American jobs. Of the industries that contribute the most to our economy, aviation is number three, right behind energy and farming.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/opinions/commentary-time-us-national-airline-policy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/opinions/commentary-time-us-national-airline-policy#comments International Aviation & Regulation Commentary ATW Magazine Opinions ATW Plus Wed, 09 Nov 2011 19:57:20 +0000 30589 at http://atwonline.com