ATW Editor's Blog https://atwonline.com/blog/71299/feed Karen Walker Blog en Is Bastian creating the fourth global alliance? https://atwonline.com/blog/bastian-creating-fourth-global-alliance <div class="node-body blog-body">With the stroke of his pen, Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian cemented his company’s reputation as both industry transformer and a ruthless pursuer to be the world’s biggest and most influential airline.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/blog/bastian-creating-fourth-global-alliance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/blog/bastian-creating-fourth-global-alliance#comments Aeropolitics Daily News Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Sat, 19 Oct 2019 22:31:00 +0000 316121 at https://atwonline.com Michele McDonald https://atwonline.com/blog/michele-mcdonald <div class="node-body blog-body">Michele McDonald, a long-time contributor to ATW, died Oct. 5. </div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/blog/michele-mcdonald" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/blog/michele-mcdonald#comments News Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Mon, 14 Oct 2019 15:02:00 +0000 316073 at https://atwonline.com Alitalia’s endless extensions on government money https://atwonline.com/blog/alitalia-s-endless-extensions-government-money <div class="node-body blog-body">In what has become close to a bimonthly event, another request has been made to extend the deadline for a business plan to be submitted to get Alitalia back on its feet.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/blog/alitalia-s-endless-extensions-government-money" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/blog/alitalia-s-endless-extensions-government-money#comments Aeropolitics Daily News Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Wed, 11 Sep 2019 17:17:00 +0000 315774 at https://atwonline.com 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