ATW Editor's Blog https://atwonline.com/blog/71299/feed Karen Walker Blog en Editor’s Blog: Why Beijing’s bullying of Hong Kong Airport and Cathay could misfire https://atwonline.com/blog/editor-s-blog-why-beijing-s-bullying-hong-kong-airport-and-cathay-could-misfire <div class="node-body blog-body">What has happened in Hong Kong this week amounts to one thing: Beijing bullying. </div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/blog/editor-s-blog-why-beijing-s-bullying-hong-kong-airport-and-cathay-could-misfire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/blog/editor-s-blog-why-beijing-s-bullying-hong-kong-airport-and-cathay-could-misfire#comments Aeropolitics Airports & Routes Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Fri, 16 Aug 2019 21:10:00 +0000 315556 at https://atwonline.com EC’s clear message to the US: Don’t mess with Air Italy https://atwonline.com/blog/ec-s-clear-message-us-don-t-mess-air-italy <div class="node-body blog-body">EC Mobility and Transport director general Henrik Hololei’s letter to US State Department under-secretary Manisha Singh couldn’t be clearer: Hands off Air Italy or risk US airlines losing the many benefits and privileges they enjoy as part of the US-EU Open Skies agreement.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/blog/ec-s-clear-message-us-don-t-mess-air-italy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/blog/ec-s-clear-message-us-don-t-mess-air-italy#comments Government Affairs Daily News Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Thu, 27 Jun 2019 20:40:00 +0000 315111 at https://atwonline.com US Big 3 glosses over UAE Open Skies outcome https://atwonline.com/blog/us-big-3-glosses-over-uae-open-skies-outcome <div class="node-body blog-body">Reading the US Partnership for Open & Fair Skies’ press release on the US-UAE joint government policy statement on their Open Skies agreement, the expression "lipstick on a pig" comes to mind. Except it’s more about gloss than lipstick.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/blog/us-big-3-glosses-over-uae-open-skies-outcome" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/blog/us-big-3-glosses-over-uae-open-skies-outcome#comments Government Affairs Daily News Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Tue, 25 Jun 2019 19:54:00 +0000 315082 at https://atwonline.com PARIS 2019 BLOG: Air transport industry confidence on display https://atwonline.com/blog/paris-2019-blog-air-transport-industry-confidence-display <div class="node-body blog-body">The fourth and final trade show day saw a handful of additional Airbus narrowbody orders or conversions, closing a show that was relatively light on new airliner order numbers—as anticipated—but which still delivered some surprises.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/blog/paris-2019-blog-air-transport-industry-confidence-display" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/blog/paris-2019-blog-air-transport-industry-confidence-display#comments Opinions Airbus at 50 ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Thu, 20 Jun 2019 18:16:00 +0000 315043 at https://atwonline.com PARIS 2019 BLOG: The significance of the A321XLR’s long legs https://atwonline.com/blog/paris-2019-blog-significance-a321xlr-s-long-legs <div class="node-body blog-body">Day three of the air show was a good one for Airbus and particularly its newly-launched A321XLR, which is demonstrating early on that airlines see how they can stretch their networks, enter new markets and do good business with a longer-legged narrowbody.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/blog/paris-2019-blog-significance-a321xlr-s-long-legs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/blog/paris-2019-blog-significance-a321xlr-s-long-legs#comments Daily News Aircraft & Engines Opinions Airbus at 50 ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Wed, 19 Jun 2019 16:45:00 +0000 315019 at https://atwonline.com PARIS 2019 BLOG: “It’s a brand I trust”: Walsh’s very public endorsement of Boeing https://atwonline.com/blog/paris-2019-blog-it-s-brand-i-trust-walsh-s-very-public-endorsement-boeing <div class="node-body blog-body">Paris Air Show day two and, shock, some real news! In the best-kept industry secret of the year, British Airways parent International Airlines Group announced a deal for 200 Boeing 737 MAXs.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/blog/paris-2019-blog-it-s-brand-i-trust-walsh-s-very-public-endorsement-boeing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/blog/paris-2019-blog-it-s-brand-i-trust-walsh-s-very-public-endorsement-boeing#comments Daily News Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Tue, 18 Jun 2019 17:24:00 +0000 314990 at https://atwonline.com PARIS 2019 BLOG: A quiet opening to what could be a quiet week https://atwonline.com/blog/paris-2019-blog-quiet-opening-what-could-be-quiet-week <div class="node-body blog-body">The Paris Air Show has opened with no surprises and relatively few new airliner orders. This will likely be the pattern for the week.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/blog/paris-2019-blog-quiet-opening-what-could-be-quiet-week" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/blog/paris-2019-blog-quiet-opening-what-could-be-quiet-week#comments Daily News Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Mon, 17 Jun 2019 21:29:00 +0000 314965 at https://atwonline.com Bankrupt Alitalia dreams of the premier league https://atwonline.com/blog/bankrupt-alitalia-dreams-premier-league <div class="node-body blog-body">As if the saga of Alitalia couldn’t get, well, more Italian, news arrives that yet another potential investor has emerged—the chairman of a Rome soccer club.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/blog/bankrupt-alitalia-dreams-premier-league" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/blog/bankrupt-alitalia-dreams-premier-league#comments Airlines Daily News Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Thu, 13 Jun 2019 19:46:00 +0000 314917 at https://atwonline.com Delta sends a plane to save the day for stranded fifth-graders https://atwonline.com/blog/delta-sends-plane-save-day-stranded-fifth-graders <div class="node-body blog-body">Here’s a story of an airline getting customer relations right and it’s too good not to share.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/blog/delta-sends-plane-save-day-stranded-fifth-graders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/blog/delta-sends-plane-save-day-stranded-fifth-graders#comments Airlines Daily News Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Wed, 12 Jun 2019 15:40:00 +0000 314900 at https://atwonline.com Mr. Muilenburg: please let the investigation teams determine the MAX crash causes https://atwonline.com/blog/mr-muilenburg-please-let-investigation-teams-determine-max-crash-causes <div class="node-body blog-body">A golden rule of good industry journalism when the publication you work for covers the air transport business is that you never pre-judge the cause of an airliner crash. It is, I believe, something that holds true across the professional air transport industry: Let the investigation take its course and professionals determine the real cause.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/blog/mr-muilenburg-please-let-investigation-teams-determine-max-crash-causes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/blog/mr-muilenburg-please-let-investigation-teams-determine-max-crash-causes#comments Daily News Safety Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Tue, 30 Apr 2019 01:00:00 +0000 314181 at https://atwonline.com