ATW Editor's Blog https://atwonline.com/blog/71299/feed Karen Walker Blog en Wizz CEO’s attack on premium cabins is a sustainability red herring https://atwonline.com/blog/wizz-ceo-s-attack-premium-cabins-sustainability-red-herring <div class="node-body blog-body">The CEO and co-founder of Budapest LCC Wizz Air has issued a statement calling for all airlines to ban premium cabins on flights of less than five hours.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/blog/wizz-ceo-s-attack-premium-cabins-sustainability-red-herring" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/blog/wizz-ceo-s-attack-premium-cabins-sustainability-red-herring#comments Eco-Aviation Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Thu, 14 Nov 2019 18:45:00 +0000 316372 at https://atwonline.com Korean goes K-pop in its safety video https://atwonline.com/blog/korean-goes-k-pop-its-safety-video <div class="node-body blog-body">Korean Air has just released details of its new safety video and it is certainly different; it’s a music video featuring K-pop band SuperM, which created a song for this purpose.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/blog/korean-goes-k-pop-its-safety-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/blog/korean-goes-k-pop-its-safety-video#comments Cabin Interiors & Connectivity Safety Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Mon, 04 Nov 2019 21:13:00 +0000 316276 at https://atwonline.com Boeing scrutiny by lawmakers tough but necessary https://atwonline.com/blog/boeing-scrutiny-lawmakers-tough-necessary <div class="node-body blog-body">While Boeing employees—and particularly CEO Dennis Muilenburg—have endured an awful two days at the US Senate and House hearings into the 737 MAX crashes today and yesterday, these hearings were necessary, and the questions posed by lawmakers were fair if often tough.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/blog/boeing-scrutiny-lawmakers-tough-necessary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/blog/boeing-scrutiny-lawmakers-tough-necessary#comments Aeropolitics Aircraft & Engines Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Wed, 30 Oct 2019 19:51:00 +0000 316234 at https://atwonline.com 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