ATWOnline https://atwonline.com/rss.xml en FAA flags new computer issue in Boeing MAX tests https://atwonline.com/safety/faa-flags-new-computer-issue-boeing-max-tests <div class="node-body article-body">FAA test pilots have flagged a new issue in the Boeing 737 MAX flight control system that must be addressed as part of changes being made to get the aircraft back into service, ATW has learned. </div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/safety/faa-flags-new-computer-issue-boeing-max-tests" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/safety/faa-flags-new-computer-issue-boeing-max-tests#comments Airframes Daily News Safety ATW Plus Wed, 26 Jun 2019 21:30:00 +0000 315098 at https://atwonline.com Getty Images Boeing CEO still hopes for MAX return by end of summer https://atwonline.com/manufacturers/boeing-ceo-still-hopes-max-return-end-summer <div class="node-body article-body">Boeing’s top executive remains hopeful that the Boeing 737 MAX will be cleared to fly before summer’s end and pledged to ensure affected operators are compensated regardless of how long the disruption lasts.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/manufacturers/boeing-ceo-still-hopes-max-return-end-summer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/manufacturers/boeing-ceo-still-hopes-max-return-end-summer#comments Daily News Manufacturers ATW Plus Wed, 26 Jun 2019 19:28:00 +0000 315097 at https://atwonline.com Getty Images/Stephen Brashear Neeleman: First Moxy A220s to come from GECAS in 2021 https://atwonline.com/leasing/neeleman-first-moxy-a220s-come-gecas-2021 <div class="node-body article-body">Planned US startup Moxy will have “lots of flexibility” with the Airbus A220-300 that would allow the airline to go international, David Neeleman says.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/leasing/neeleman-first-moxy-a220s-come-gecas-2021" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/leasing/neeleman-first-moxy-a220s-come-gecas-2021#comments Daily News Leasing Wed, 26 Jun 2019 19:03:00 +0000 315096 at https://atwonline.com Airbus Romania’s Tarom to update regional ATRs with newer models https://atwonline.com/leasing/romania-s-tarom-update-regional-atrs-newer-models <div class="node-body article-body">Romania’s flag carrier, Tarom, will replace its regional fleet of ATRs with updated variants of the aircraft, the airline said June 26.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/leasing/romania-s-tarom-update-regional-atrs-newer-models" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/leasing/romania-s-tarom-update-regional-atrs-newer-models#comments Airframes Daily News Leasing Wed, 26 Jun 2019 18:28:00 +0000 315095 at https://atwonline.com ATR TAP Portugal eyes A321XLR as it launches 3 US routes in 3 weeks https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/tap-portugal-eyes-a321xlr-it-launches-3-us-routes-3-weeks <div class="node-body article-body">TAP Air Portugal, which is on an expansion drive, will eventually become a customer of the newly launched Airbus A321XLR, co-owner David Neeleman says.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/tap-portugal-eyes-a321xlr-it-launches-3-us-routes-3-weeks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/tap-portugal-eyes-a321xlr-it-launches-3-us-routes-3-weeks#comments Airframes Daily News Airports & Routes Airbus at 50 Wed, 26 Jun 2019 18:01:00 +0000 315094 at https://atwonline.com <p>TAP Portugal A330neo</p> Karen Walker PARIS 2019: Mitsubishi SpaceJet interest goes ‘exponential’ since Le Bourget https://atwonline.com/paris-air-show-2019/paris-2019-mitsubishi-spacejet-interest-goes-exponential-le-bourget <div class="node-body article-body">Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp.’s (MITAC) Paris Air Show unveiling of a new cabin for its SpaceJet regional jet (RJ) family has sparked interest from airline customers, giving executives confidence that its surprising initial commitment for 15 M100s during the show is the first of a series of deals for the revamped, US scope-compliant variant.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/paris-air-show-2019/paris-2019-mitsubishi-spacejet-interest-goes-exponential-le-bourget" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/paris-air-show-2019/paris-2019-mitsubishi-spacejet-interest-goes-exponential-le-bourget#comments Paris Air Show 2019 Daily News Manufacturers Wed, 26 Jun 2019 17:30:00 +0000 315093 at https://atwonline.com Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp. Calio to succeed Leduc as Pratt & Whitney president https://atwonline.com/manufacturers/calio-succeed-leduc-pratt-whitney-president <div class="node-body article-body">Senior United Technologies (UTC) aerospace executive Christopher Calio will succeed Bob Leduc as president of Pratt & Whitney in early 2020, UTC said June 25.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/manufacturers/calio-succeed-leduc-pratt-whitney-president" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/manufacturers/calio-succeed-leduc-pratt-whitney-president#comments Daily News Manufacturers People Wed, 26 Jun 2019 16:16:00 +0000 315092 at https://atwonline.com <p>Christopher Calio</p> Pratt & Whitney MRO Briefs-June 26, 2019 https://atwonline.com/mro/mro-briefs-june-26-2019 <div class="node-body article-body">MRO Briefs-June 26, 2019</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/mro/mro-briefs-june-26-2019" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/mro/mro-briefs-june-26-2019#comments Daily News MRO Wed, 26 Jun 2019 16:12:00 +0000 315091 at https://atwonline.com Boeing partners with Kitty Hawk’s Cora eVTOL developer https://atwonline.com/manufacturers/boeing-partners-kitty-hawk-s-cora-evtol-developer <div class="node-body article-body">Boeing will collaborate with electric-vertical-takeoff-and-landing (eVTOL) developer Cora, a division of startup Kitty Hawk that is flight testing an autonomous air taxi. </div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/manufacturers/boeing-partners-kitty-hawk-s-cora-evtol-developer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/manufacturers/boeing-partners-kitty-hawk-s-cora-evtol-developer#comments Daily News Manufacturers Technology ATW Plus Wed, 26 Jun 2019 15:55:00 +0000 315090 at https://atwonline.com <p>Cora, an air taxi designed and built by Kitty Hawk Corp. of Mountain View, California, combines electric power, self-piloting software and vertical takeoff.</p> Kitty Hawk photo courtesy of Boeing Air Niugini sees progress on turnaround, fleet refresh plans https://atwonline.com/airlines/air-niugini-sees-progress-turnaround-fleet-refresh-plans <div class="node-body article-body">Air Niugini, Papua New Guinea’s largest airline, is making progress on a financial turnaround plan and is ready to begin a major fleet refresh, a senior executive said.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airlines/air-niugini-sees-progress-turnaround-fleet-refresh-plans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airlines/air-niugini-sees-progress-turnaround-fleet-refresh-plans#comments Airlines Daily News Wed, 26 Jun 2019 15:36:00 +0000 315089 at https://atwonline.com <p>Air Niugini Boeing 737-800</p> Rob Finlayson US House approves $17.7 billion FAA spending package https://atwonline.com/aeropolitics/us-house-approves-177-billion-faa-spending-package <div class="node-body article-body">The US House of Representatives on June 25 approved a spending package that would send $17.7 billion to the FAA, providing a 20% boost to aviation safety funding that House appropriators say will enable the agency to hire and train more inspectors, technicians and engineers.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/aeropolitics/us-house-approves-177-billion-faa-spending-package" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/aeropolitics/us-house-approves-177-billion-faa-spending-package#comments Aeropolitics Daily News Wed, 26 Jun 2019 15:29:00 +0000 315088 at https://atwonline.com Linda Blachly PARIS 2019: GE sees ‘no material impact’ from IATA, CFM agreement https://atwonline.com/paris-air-show-2019/paris-2019-ge-sees-no-material-impact-iata-cfm-agreement <div class="node-body article-body">A recently enacted agreement between IATA and CFM International—tailored to ensure the manufacturer is not forcing customers to use its parts and services—has not changed much for the narrowbody engine supplier, executives at CFM partner GE Aviation confirm.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/paris-air-show-2019/paris-2019-ge-sees-no-material-impact-iata-cfm-agreement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/paris-air-show-2019/paris-2019-ge-sees-no-material-impact-iata-cfm-agreement#comments Paris Air Show 2019 Daily News MRO Wed, 26 Jun 2019 15:09:00 +0000 315087 at https://atwonline.com LaudaMotion CEO expects profitability in third year https://atwonline.com/airlines/laudamotion-ceo-expects-profitability-third-year <div class="node-body article-body">Vienna-based LCC LaudaMotion will see continued losses in its second year of operations, but expects profitability in FY2021 as the scaling effects of fleet and network growth reduce costs.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airlines/laudamotion-ceo-expects-profitability-third-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airlines/laudamotion-ceo-expects-profitability-third-year#comments Airlines Daily News Wed, 26 Jun 2019 14:21:00 +0000 315086 at https://atwonline.com <p>LaudaMotion CEO Andreas Gruber</p> LaudaMotion ACI: European Airports to cut carbon emissions to zero by 2050 https://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/aci-european-airports-cut-carbon-emissions-zero-2050 <div class="node-body article-body">European airports want to cut carbon emissions to zero by 2050 at the latest, Airports Council International (ACI)-Europe said June 26 as its members gathered in Limassol, Cyprus for its annual congress and general assembly. </div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/aci-european-airports-cut-carbon-emissions-zero-2050" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/aci-european-airports-cut-carbon-emissions-zero-2050#comments Eco-Aviation Daily News Airports & Routes ATW Plus Wed, 26 Jun 2019 14:15:00 +0000 315085 at https://atwonline.com EVA Air losses reach $26 million as cabin crew strike continues https://atwonline.com/labor/eva-air-losses-reach-26-million-cabin-crew-strike-continues <div class="node-body article-body">EVA Air’s cabin crew strike has entered its seventh day, becoming the longest strike in Taiwan’s aviation history. </div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/labor/eva-air-losses-reach-26-million-cabin-crew-strike-continues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/labor/eva-air-losses-reach-26-million-cabin-crew-strike-continues#comments Daily News Labor Wed, 26 Jun 2019 13:48:00 +0000 315084 at https://atwonline.com <p>EVA Air Boeing 787-9</p> Joe Pries Poll Question: Sad to see Bombardier exit the airliner sales and production market? https://atwonline.com/poll/06252019 <div class="node-body advpoll_binary-body"><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/atwonline.com/files/uploads/2019/01/16/Poll-question-art-bubble-people.jpg" style="width: 200px; height: 150px;" /></p> </div><form action="/poll/06252019" accept-charset="UTF-8" method="post" id="advpoll-voting-binary-form-0" class="advpoll-vote"> <div><div class="poll"> <div class="advpoll-available-choices"> <div class="vote-choices"> <div class="form-radios"><div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-7366-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-7366"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-7366" name="choice" value="7366" class="form-radio" /> Yes, a good name and good aircraft</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-7367-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-7367"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-7367" name="choice" value="7367" class="form-radio" /> Not really, its aircraft all have good homes</label> </div> </div> </div> </div> <input type="hidden" name="ajax" id="edit-ajax" value="" class="ajax" /> <input type="hidden" name="nid" id="edit-nid" value="315083" class="edit-nid" /> <input type="submit" name="op" id="edit-vote-binary-0" value="Answer" class="form-submit" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_build_id" id="form-jJ0GpbMQEK3d5w4MiY5VKUAtTJ1G4_6QBOXyYnI8lpg" value="form-jJ0GpbMQEK3d5w4MiY5VKUAtTJ1G4_6QBOXyYnI8lpg" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_id" id="edit-advpoll-voting-binary-form" value="advpoll_voting_binary_form" /> </div> </div></form> https://atwonline.com/poll/06252019#comments Manufacturers Tue, 25 Jun 2019 20:16:39 +0000 315083 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 TSA: Diversion of border personnel will not affect aviation security https://atwonline.com/security/tsa-diversion-border-personnel-will-not-affect-aviation-security <div class="node-body article-body">The head of the TSA told US House lawmakers that the diversion of agency personnel to the US-Mexico border “will have no effect on aviation security whatsoever,” adding, “We have baseline aviation security that we do not go below.”</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/security/tsa-diversion-border-personnel-will-not-affect-aviation-security" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/security/tsa-diversion-border-personnel-will-not-affect-aviation-security#comments Daily News Security Tue, 25 Jun 2019 19:38:00 +0000 315081 at https://atwonline.com New ATC training center opens in Lebanon https://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/new-atc-training-center-opens-lebanon <div class="node-body article-body">A new air traffic control (ATC) training facility has opened in Beirut, Lebanon, to help improve the supply of controllers in the region.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/new-atc-training-center-opens-lebanon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/new-atc-training-center-opens-lebanon#comments Air Traffic Management Daily News Tue, 25 Jun 2019 18:56:00 +0000 315080 at https://atwonline.com Estonian flag carrier Nordica ceases flying under its own colors https://atwonline.com/airlines/estonian-flag-carrier-nordica-ceases-flying-under-its-own-colors <div class="node-body article-body">Estonia’s national airline, Nordica, will give up operating commercial flights in its own name for the foreseeable future, blaming overcapacity at its home hub at Tallinn Airport.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airlines/estonian-flag-carrier-nordica-ceases-flying-under-its-own-colors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airlines/estonian-flag-carrier-nordica-ceases-flying-under-its-own-colors#comments Airlines Daily News Tue, 25 Jun 2019 18:40:00 +0000 315079 at https://atwonline.com <p>Nordica Bombardier CRJ900ER</p> Nordica Airlines learn to navigate the path to ancillary revenue growth https://atwonline.com/atw-location/airlines-learn-navigate-path-ancillary-revenue-growth <div class="node-body article-body">As ancillary revenue becomes increasingly important to their bottom lines, many airlines are finding that determining which products and services to offer is a learning process.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/atw-location/airlines-learn-navigate-path-ancillary-revenue-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/atw-location/airlines-learn-navigate-path-ancillary-revenue-growth#comments Airlines Daily News ATW On-Location Tue, 25 Jun 2019 18:38:00 +0000 315078 at https://atwonline.com Gallery: An exclusive look at Turkish Airlines' new lounges at Istanbul Airport https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/gallery-exclusive-look-turkish-airlines-new-lounges-istanbul-airport <div class="node-body gallery-body">Turkish Do&Co, a joint venture between Turkish Airlines and Austria-based catering company Do&Co, operates the carrier's lounges at the new Istanbul Airport. ATW correspondent Kurt Hofmann brings you exclusive photos from a visit.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/gallery-exclusive-look-turkish-airlines-new-lounges-istanbul-airport" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/gallery-exclusive-look-turkish-airlines-new-lounges-istanbul-airport#comments Airports & Routes Tue, 25 Jun 2019 17:15:00 +0000 315077 at https://atwonline.com Airline Routes-June 25, 2019 https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/airline-routes-june-25-2019 <div class="node-body article-body">Airline Routes-June 25, 2019</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/airline-routes-june-25-2019" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/airline-routes-june-25-2019#comments Daily News Airports & Routes Tue, 25 Jun 2019 16:45:00 +0000 315076 at https://atwonline.com Uzbekistan Airways reports passenger traffic up 17% in 2018 https://atwonline.com/airline-traffic/uzbekistan-airways-reports-passenger-traffic-17-2018 <div class="node-body article-body">Uzbekistan Airways carried 3.173 million in 2018, up 17% year-over-year (YOY). </div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airline-traffic/uzbekistan-airways-reports-passenger-traffic-17-2018" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airline-traffic/uzbekistan-airways-reports-passenger-traffic-17-2018#comments Daily News Airline Traffic Tue, 25 Jun 2019 16:41:00 +0000 315075 at https://atwonline.com <p>Uzbekistan Airways Boeing 787-8</p> Rob Finlayson Viasat, Teledyne Controls to partner on connectivity https://atwonline.com/ife/viasat-teledyne-controls-partner-connectivity <div class="node-body article-body">Satellite communications (satcom) provider Viasat and avionics manufacturer Teledyne Controls have partnered to support inflight streaming of flight deck data for airline operational and maintenance uses.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/ife/viasat-teledyne-controls-partner-connectivity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/ife/viasat-teledyne-controls-partner-connectivity#comments IFE Daily News Tue, 25 Jun 2019 16:19:00 +0000 315074 at https://atwonline.com ATR sees market for STOL version in South Pacific https://atwonline.com/manufacturers/atr-sees-market-stol-version-south-pacific <div class="node-body article-body">Air Tahiti says the short takeoff and landing (STOL) version of the ATR 42-600 will allow it to introduce turboprop service to more islands, and ATR predicts other airlines in the Pacific region will also find the aircraft attractive.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/manufacturers/atr-sees-market-stol-version-south-pacific" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/manufacturers/atr-sees-market-stol-version-south-pacific#comments Airframes Daily News Manufacturers ATW Plus Tue, 25 Jun 2019 15:55:00 +0000 315073 at https://atwonline.com ATR Airbus founding father Robert Béteille, 97, dies https://atwonline.com/airbus-50/airbus-founding-father-robert-b-teille-97-dies <div class="node-body article-body">Airbus founding father and visionary Robert Béteille died on June 14 at age 97, Airbus announced June 25.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airbus-50/airbus-founding-father-robert-b-teille-97-dies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airbus-50/airbus-founding-father-robert-b-teille-97-dies#comments Daily News People Airbus at 50 Tue, 25 Jun 2019 15:01:00 +0000 315072 at https://atwonline.com <p>Robert B&eacute;teille</p> Airbus EasyJet prepares for more summer disruptions in Europe https://atwonline.com/airlines/easyjet-prepares-more-summer-disruptions-europe <div class="node-body article-body">UK LCC easyJet is taking steps to prepare for another summer of anticipated flight disruptions in Europe.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airlines/easyjet-prepares-more-summer-disruptions-europe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airlines/easyjet-prepares-more-summer-disruptions-europe#comments Airlines Daily News Tue, 25 Jun 2019 14:58:00 +0000 315071 at https://atwonline.com <p>EasyJet Airbus A320</p> Rob Finlayson Minister of Transport approves WestJet buyout by Onex Capital https://atwonline.com/airlines/minister-transport-approves-westjet-buyout-onex-capital <div class="node-body article-body">The proposed purchase of WestJet by private-equity firm Onex Capital has received Minister of Transport Marc Garneau’s blessing, clearing a major regulatory hurdle necessary for the deal to close.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airlines/minister-transport-approves-westjet-buyout-onex-capital" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airlines/minister-transport-approves-westjet-buyout-onex-capital#comments Airlines Daily News Tue, 25 Jun 2019 14:49:00 +0000 315070 at https://atwonline.com <p>Rendering of WestJet Boeing 787-9 in new livery</p> WestJet Joint US-UAE government joint statement hailed as Open Skies victory https://atwonline.com/open-skies/joint-us-uae-government-joint-statement-hailed-open-skies-victory <div class="node-body article-body">A new US-United Arab Emirates (UAE) joint government statement is being seen as a full endorsement of the two countries’ Open Skies agreement rights, including Fifth Freedom services.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/open-skies/joint-us-uae-government-joint-statement-hailed-open-skies-victory" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/open-skies/joint-us-uae-government-joint-statement-hailed-open-skies-victory#comments Open Skies Daily News ATW Plus Tue, 25 Jun 2019 14:20:00 +0000 315069 at https://atwonline.com