ATWOnline https://atwonline.com/rss.xml en Boeing faces fine for installing faulty 737 parts https://atwonline.com/manufacturers/boeing-faces-fine-installing-faulty-737-parts <div class="node-body article-body">Boeing faces a $4 million fine for failing to ensure a supplier was delivering airworthy 737 slat tracks and then not rejecting them once the issue came to light.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/manufacturers/boeing-faces-fine-installing-faulty-737-parts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/manufacturers/boeing-faces-fine-installing-faulty-737-parts#comments Daily News Manufacturers Sun, 08 Dec 2019 20:46:00 +0000 316564 at https://atwonline.com Boeing Hong Kong Airlines escapes suspension https://atwonline.com/operations-technology/hong-kong-airlines-escapes-suspension <div class="node-body article-body">The Hong Kong Air Transport Licensing Authority (ATLA) has decided not to take action against LCC Hong Kong Airlines (HKA) “for the time being” after the carrier secured cash last week to pay employees and keep operations afloat.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/operations-technology/hong-kong-airlines-escapes-suspension" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/operations-technology/hong-kong-airlines-escapes-suspension#comments News Operations & Technology ATW Plus Sat, 07 Dec 2019 16:59:00 +0000 316563 at https://atwonline.com <p><i><span style="font-size:12.0pt;line-height:107%;&#10;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,serif;mso-fareast-font-family:Calibri;mso-fareast-theme-font:&#10;minor-latin;mso-ansi-language:EN-US;mso-fareast-language:EN-US;mso-bidi-language:&#10;AR-SA">Hong Kong Airlines Airbus A320</span></i></p> Rob Finlayson Spirit sues US DOT over Southwest's vacant Newark slots https://atwonline.com/government-affairs/spirit-sues-us-dot-over-southwests-vacant-newark-slots <div class="node-body article-body">Spirit Airlines is suing the US Department of Transportation (DOT), alleging the department violated federal law by withholding peak-hour slots at Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) formerly belonging to Southwest Airlines.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/government-affairs/spirit-sues-us-dot-over-southwests-vacant-newark-slots" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/government-affairs/spirit-sues-us-dot-over-southwests-vacant-newark-slots#comments Government Affairs Daily News Airports & Routes ATW Plus Fri, 06 Dec 2019 21:11:00 +0000 316562 at https://atwonline.com <p>Spirit Airlines Airbus A321</p> Rob Finlayson Canada’s Swoop sees potential for major fleet growth https://atwonline.com/airlines/canada-s-swoop-sees-potential-major-fleet-growth <div class="node-body article-body">Canadian ultra-LCC Swoop is looking to grow its fleet to up to 50 aircraft over the next several years as the carrier seeks to add more secondary airports to its network.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airlines/canada-s-swoop-sees-potential-major-fleet-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airlines/canada-s-swoop-sees-potential-major-fleet-growth#comments Airlines Daily News ATW Plus Fri, 06 Dec 2019 19:32:00 +0000 316561 at https://atwonline.com <p>Swoop Boeing 737-800</p> Swoop Dirty RAT prompts A380 inspections https://atwonline.com/safety/dirty-rat-prompts-a380-inspections <div class="node-body article-body">Airbus A380 operators face repetitive inspections of ram air turbines (RATs) to ensure water is not accumulating in the gearbox, where it could freeze and prevent the backup power-generation system from working when needed. </div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/safety/dirty-rat-prompts-a380-inspections" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/safety/dirty-rat-prompts-a380-inspections#comments Daily News Safety Fri, 06 Dec 2019 18:57:00 +0000 316560 at https://atwonline.com Next-generation bundling: Emissions offsets included https://atwonline.com/blog/next-generation-bundling-emissions-offsets-included <div class="node-body blog-body">In the face of mounting social pressure, European airlines are upping their environmental game. Are emission offsets about to follow the path of WiFi and online-purchase delivery fees, where they become bundled into the basic price?</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/blog/next-generation-bundling-emissions-offsets-included" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/blog/next-generation-bundling-emissions-offsets-included#comments Opinions Need I say Moores Fri, 06 Dec 2019 18:02:00 +0000 316559 at https://atwonline.com Austrian Airlines, Norwegian push carbon offsetting https://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/austrian-airlines-norwegian-push-carbon-offsetting <div class="node-body article-body">Austrian Airlines and LCC Norwegian Air Shuttle both made carbon offsetting announcements Dec. 5, although they are using passenger-funded schemes, unlike recent airline-funded initiatives at Air France, British Airways (BA) and UK LCC easyJet. </div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/austrian-airlines-norwegian-push-carbon-offsetting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/austrian-airlines-norwegian-push-carbon-offsetting#comments Eco-Aviation Daily News Fri, 06 Dec 2019 17:19:00 +0000 316558 at https://atwonline.com Norwegian Loganair to close Norwich base after route failure https://atwonline.com/airlines/loganair-close-norwich-base-after-route-failure <div class="node-body article-body">UK regional airline Loganair will close its operating base at Norwich Airport in eastern England early next year following the failure of a route to produce anticipated results.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airlines/loganair-close-norwich-base-after-route-failure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airlines/loganair-close-norwich-base-after-route-failure#comments Airlines Daily News Fri, 06 Dec 2019 16:44:00 +0000 316557 at https://atwonline.com Loganair Jetstar Group, Tigerair Taiwan sign interline agreement https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/jetstar-group-tigerair-taiwan-sign-interline-agreement <div class="node-body article-body">Jetstar Group and Tigerair Taiwan have entered a “virtual” interline alliance, enabling customers to book flights on both LCCs through their respective websites.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/jetstar-group-tigerair-taiwan-sign-interline-agreement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/jetstar-group-tigerair-taiwan-sign-interline-agreement#comments Daily News Airports & Routes Fri, 06 Dec 2019 16:25:00 +0000 316556 at https://atwonline.com <p>Jetstar Airways Airbus A320</p> Rob Finlayson Turkish, Malaysia Airlines sign codeshare agreement https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/turkish-malaysia-airlines-sign-codeshare-agreement <div class="node-body article-body">Malaysia Airlines Berhad (MAB) and Turkish Airlines have expanded their commercial cooperation with a codeshare agreement.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/turkish-malaysia-airlines-sign-codeshare-agreement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/turkish-malaysia-airlines-sign-codeshare-agreement#comments Daily News Airports & Routes Fri, 06 Dec 2019 15:51:00 +0000 316555 at https://atwonline.com Repair stations oppose US House oversight bill https://atwonline.com/mro/repair-stations-oppose-us-house-oversight-bill <div class="node-body article-body">The Aeronautical Repair Station Association’s (ARSA) chief lobbyist blasted a US House bill that would crack down on foreign aircraft repair stations, describing the effort as a “new front in the longstanding, ongoing union war against contract maintenance.”</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/mro/repair-stations-oppose-us-house-oversight-bill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/mro/repair-stations-oppose-us-house-oversight-bill#comments Government Affairs Daily News MRO ATW Plus Fri, 06 Dec 2019 15:30:00 +0000 316554 at https://atwonline.com SAS receives first of eight A350-900s https://atwonline.com/airbus-50/sas-receives-first-eight-a350-900s <div class="node-body article-body">Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) has taken delivery of its first Airbus A350-900 in what will eventually be a fleet of eight.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airbus-50/sas-receives-first-eight-a350-900s" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airbus-50/sas-receives-first-eight-a350-900s#comments Airlines Daily News Airbus at 50 Fri, 06 Dec 2019 15:23:00 +0000 316553 at https://atwonline.com Airbus LOT CEO: New Warsaw airport to eliminate need for short domestic flights https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/lot-ceo-new-warsaw-airport-eliminate-need-short-domestic-flights <div class="node-body article-body">LOT Polish Airlines CEO Rafał Milczarski believes the planned new Warsaw airport will be a climate-friendly global hub. </div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/lot-ceo-new-warsaw-airport-eliminate-need-short-domestic-flights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/lot-ceo-new-warsaw-airport-eliminate-need-short-domestic-flights#comments Daily News Airports & Routes ATW Plus Fri, 06 Dec 2019 15:08:00 +0000 316552 at https://atwonline.com Governments set up fund for routes to Guilin, China https://atwonline.com/airlines/governments-set-fund-routes-guilin-china <div class="node-body article-body">Provincial and municipal governments have set aside CNY200 million ($28.3 million) for a fund for supporting air routes at the airport of the southern Chinese city of Guilin, aiming at opening intercontinental connections.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airlines/governments-set-fund-routes-guilin-china" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airlines/governments-set-fund-routes-guilin-china#comments Airlines Daily News Airports & Routes Fri, 06 Dec 2019 15:00:00 +0000 316551 at https://atwonline.com Guilin Liangjiang International Airport CAA imposes ‘efficiency condition’ on Heathrow Airport https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/caa-imposes-efficiency-condition-heathrow-airport <div class="node-body article-body">The UK’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has added a new condition to London Heathrow Airport’s license “to promote economy and efficiency” by the facility.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/caa-imposes-efficiency-condition-heathrow-airport" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/caa-imposes-efficiency-condition-heathrow-airport#comments Daily News Airports & Routes Fri, 06 Dec 2019 14:51:00 +0000 316550 at https://atwonline.com <p>British Airways Airbus A320 at London Heathrow.</p> Rob Finlayson FAA downgrade ends American codeshare on Malaysia Airlines flights https://atwonline.com/safety/faa-downgrade-ends-american-codeshare-malaysia-airlines-flights <div class="node-body article-body">The FAA’s recent downgrade of Malaysian aviation authorities’ air safety rating has disrupted the codesharing relationship between oneworld alliance partners American Airlines and Malaysia Airlines. </div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/safety/faa-downgrade-ends-american-codeshare-malaysia-airlines-flights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/safety/faa-downgrade-ends-american-codeshare-malaysia-airlines-flights#comments Daily News Safety Fri, 06 Dec 2019 14:41:00 +0000 316549 at https://atwonline.com <p>Malaysia Airlines Airbus A350-900</p> Rob Finlayson Boeing: Cancellations, not storage limits, are MAX production threat https://atwonline.com/manufacturers/boeing-cancellations-not-storage-limits-are-max-production-threat <div class="node-body article-body">Storage space for stockpiling newly minted 737 MAXs is not an issue, Boeing told US securities regulators in a newly unveiled document, and the embattled manufacturer has been more worried about delayed or canceled orders for the grounded narrowbody.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/manufacturers/boeing-cancellations-not-storage-limits-are-max-production-threat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/manufacturers/boeing-cancellations-not-storage-limits-are-max-production-threat#comments Daily News Manufacturers ATW Plus Fri, 06 Dec 2019 13:48:00 +0000 316548 at https://atwonline.com Boeing Aeroflot set to resume fleet growth in 2020 https://atwonline.com/airlines/aeroflot-set-resume-fleet-growth-2020 <div class="node-body article-body">Russia’s Aeroflot Group will resume its fleet expansion in 2020 after earlier financial losses and problems with new deliveries disrupted plans this year.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airlines/aeroflot-set-resume-fleet-growth-2020" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airlines/aeroflot-set-resume-fleet-growth-2020#comments Airlines Daily News Fri, 06 Dec 2019 13:38:00 +0000 316547 at https://atwonline.com Joe Pries Emirates Airline orders two CAE 777X simulators https://atwonline.com/training/emirates-airline-orders-two-cae-777x-simulators <div class="node-body article-body">CAE on Dec. 5 announced an order from Emirates Airline for two Boeing 777X full-flight simulators (FFS) and associated training suites.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/training/emirates-airline-orders-two-cae-777x-simulators" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/training/emirates-airline-orders-two-cae-777x-simulators#comments Daily News Training Thu, 05 Dec 2019 20:50:00 +0000 316546 at https://atwonline.com <p>CAE 7000XR Series FFS</p> CAE Flydubai to wet lease Smartwings 737s to cover MAX capacity https://atwonline.com/leasing/flydubai-wet-lease-smartwings-737s-cover-max-capacity <div class="node-body article-body">Flydubai has finalized a wet-lease agreement with Czech Republic-based Smartwings for four Boeing 737-800s from Dec. 14- Jan. 25, 2020 as the MAX grounding drags on. </div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/leasing/flydubai-wet-lease-smartwings-737s-cover-max-capacity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/leasing/flydubai-wet-lease-smartwings-737s-cover-max-capacity#comments Daily News Leasing Thu, 05 Dec 2019 19:49:00 +0000 316545 at https://atwonline.com Former Aigle Azur Paris Orly slots redistributed https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/former-aigle-azur-paris-orly-slots-redistributed <div class="node-body article-body">French slot coordinator COHOR has redistributed 9,868 Paris Orly slots formerly belonging to Aigle Azur, which collapsed in September after encountering operational and management issues linked to its long-haul expansion plan. </div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/former-aigle-azur-paris-orly-slots-redistributed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/former-aigle-azur-paris-orly-slots-redistributed#comments Daily News Airports & Routes Thu, 05 Dec 2019 19:21:00 +0000 316544 at https://atwonline.com Paris Orly Report: Aviation industry is safer, but accidents more costly https://atwonline.com/safety/report-aviation-industry-safer-accidents-more-costly <div class="node-body article-body">Aircraft collisions and crashes account for more than half the value of all aviation-related insurance claims (57%), equivalent to $9.3 billion and more than a quarter of claims by number (27%), according to a new report provided by major insurance provider Allianz Global Corporate and Specialty and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/safety/report-aviation-industry-safer-accidents-more-costly" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/safety/report-aviation-industry-safer-accidents-more-costly#comments Daily News Safety ATW Plus Thu, 05 Dec 2019 19:16:00 +0000 316543 at https://atwonline.com <p>Boeing 737 MAX 8</p> Boeing United CEO Oscar Munoz to step down in May 2020 https://atwonline.com/people/united-ceo-oscar-munoz-step-down-may-2020 <div class="node-body article-body">United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz will step down in May 2020 to become executive chairman of the board, the company announced Dec. 5.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/people/united-ceo-oscar-munoz-step-down-may-2020" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/people/united-ceo-oscar-munoz-step-down-may-2020#comments Daily News People ATW Plus Thu, 05 Dec 2019 17:25:00 +0000 316542 at https://atwonline.com <p>United CEO Oscar Munoz</p> United Airlines Hong Kong Airlines receives cash injection https://atwonline.com/airlines/hong-kong-airlines-receives-cash-injection <div class="node-body article-body">With a Dec. 7 deadline set by regulators looming, Hong Kong Airlines (HKA) said Dec. 4 it has drawn up a cash injection plan and received sufficient cash to pay its employees on Dec. 5. </div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airlines/hong-kong-airlines-receives-cash-injection" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airlines/hong-kong-airlines-receives-cash-injection#comments Airlines Daily News Thu, 05 Dec 2019 16:23:00 +0000 316541 at https://atwonline.com <p>Hong Kong Airlines A320</p> Rob Finlayson Chongqing city to take majority stake in Hainan Airlines’ West Air https://atwonline.com/airlines/chongqing-city-take-majority-stake-hainan-airlines-west-air <div class="node-body article-body">China’s Hainan Airlines will sell a majority stake in low-cost subsidiary West Air to the Chongqing city government, following previous sales of shares in local carriers to municipalities.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airlines/chongqing-city-take-majority-stake-hainan-airlines-west-air" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airlines/chongqing-city-take-majority-stake-hainan-airlines-west-air#comments Airlines Daily News ATW Plus Thu, 05 Dec 2019 16:13:00 +0000 316540 at https://atwonline.com European ministers to revamp energy tax laws https://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/european-ministers-revamp-energy-tax-laws <div class="node-body article-body">Europe’s finance ministers agreed to revise current energy taxation laws at a Dec. 5 meeting of the economic and financial affairs council, in a move that could pave the way for an end to jet fuel’s exemption from tax.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/european-ministers-revamp-energy-tax-laws" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/european-ministers-revamp-energy-tax-laws#comments Government Affairs Eco-Aviation Daily News ATW Plus Thu, 05 Dec 2019 15:37:00 +0000 316539 at https://atwonline.com SAS mulls new mid-sized aircraft order https://atwonline.com/airframes/sas-mulls-new-mid-sized-aircraft-order <div class="node-body article-body">Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) is considering a new aircraft order to fill the gap between 90-seat CRJs and 180-seat Airbus A320neos, but would need to maintain the benefits of its shift toward single-fleet operations. </div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airframes/sas-mulls-new-mid-sized-aircraft-order" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airframes/sas-mulls-new-mid-sized-aircraft-order#comments Airframes Daily News Aircraft Orders & Deliveries Thu, 05 Dec 2019 15:05:00 +0000 316538 at https://atwonline.com <p>SAS A320neo</p> Airbus JetBlue ready to transfer Mexico City slot pair to United Airlines https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/jetblue-ready-transfer-mexico-city-slot-pair-united-airlines <div class="node-body article-body">JetBlue Airways is ready and willing to transfer one of its Mexico City slot pairs to United Airlines, as the New York-based carrier prepares to cease flying to the Mexican capital in January.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/jetblue-ready-transfer-mexico-city-slot-pair-united-airlines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/jetblue-ready-transfer-mexico-city-slot-pair-united-airlines#comments Daily News Airports & Routes Thu, 05 Dec 2019 14:43:00 +0000 316537 at https://atwonline.com <p style="margin:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt">JetBlue Airways A321<span style="color:#00B050"><o:p></o:p></span></p> Rob Finlayson Boeing Commercial Airplanes chief engineer to retire https://atwonline.com/manufacturers/boeing-commercial-airplanes-chief-engineer-retire <div class="node-body article-body">Boeing Commercial Airplanes chief engineer John Hamilton has announced his retirement, a year after being asked by the company to stay on to lead the 737 MAX recovery effort. </div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/manufacturers/boeing-commercial-airplanes-chief-engineer-retire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/manufacturers/boeing-commercial-airplanes-chief-engineer-retire#comments Daily News Manufacturers ATW Plus Thu, 05 Dec 2019 14:35:00 +0000 316536 at https://atwonline.com <p>Boeing Commercial Airplanes chief engineer John Hamilton</p> Boeing Reports: Garuda’s chief executive to be dismissed https://atwonline.com/people/reports-garuda-s-chief-executive-be-dismissed <div class="node-body article-body">Garuda Indonesia’s top executive appears set to lose his job after allegations linking him to the smuggling of motorbike parts on an aircraft delivery flight.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/people/reports-garuda-s-chief-executive-be-dismissed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/people/reports-garuda-s-chief-executive-be-dismissed#comments Daily News People Thu, 05 Dec 2019 13:49:00 +0000 316535 at https://atwonline.com <p>Garuda Indonesia Airbus A330neo</p> Airbus