Commentary http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7446/more en 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 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