ATWOnline http://atwonline.com/rss.xml en Airbus reports orders for 85 commercial aircraft in October http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/airbus-reports-orders-85-commercial-aircraft-october <div class="node-body article-body">Airbus commercial aircraft orders made a significant rebound in October as the Toulouse-based manufacturer reported firm bookings for 85 aircraft, valued at around $13.4 billion.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/airbus-reports-orders-85-commercial-aircraft-october" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/airbus-reports-orders-85-commercial-aircraft-october#comments Daily News Manufacturers Mon, 19 Nov 2018 21:08:00 +0000 299461 at http://atwonline.com Aircraft Briefs-Nov. 19, 2018 http://atwonline.com/airframes/aircraft-briefs-nov-19-2018 <div class="node-body article-body">Aircraft Briefs-Nov. 19, 2018</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airframes/aircraft-briefs-nov-19-2018" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airframes/aircraft-briefs-nov-19-2018#comments Airframes Daily News Mon, 19 Nov 2018 20:51:00 +0000 299451 at http://atwonline.com Leadership changes coming to US transportation committees http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/leadership-changes-coming-us-transportation-committees <div class="node-body article-body">The committees charged with overseeing transportation issues in the US will both undergo a series of leadership changes when the next Congress commences in January. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/leadership-changes-coming-us-transportation-committees" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/leadership-changes-coming-us-transportation-committees#comments Government Affairs Daily News Mon, 19 Nov 2018 20:29:00 +0000 299441 at http://atwonline.com Gallery: New terminal at Muscat International Airport http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/gallery-new-terminal-muscat-international-airport <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Muscat International Airport&#39;s <a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/oman-air-new-muscat-terminal-already-bringing-benefits">new terminal </a>began operations on March 20, 2018. Different from&nbsp;the major hubs in the region&mdash;Dubai, Doha in Qatar or Abu Dhabi&mdash;the new facility is much smaller and delivers the needs for the national flag carrier Oman Air.</p> <p><em>ATW</em> correspondent Kurt Hofmann&nbsp;brings an exclusive look at the terminal.</p> </div> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/gallery-new-terminal-muscat-international-airport#comments Airports & Routes Mon, 19 Nov 2018 19:44:00 +0000 299431 at http://atwonline.com China Southern subsidiary gains preliminary approval http://atwonline.com/airlines/china-southern-subsidiary-gains-preliminary-approval <div class="node-body article-body">The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) has given preliminary approval for setting up a China Southern Airlines subsidiary at the new Beijing airport that will open in 2019.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/china-southern-subsidiary-gains-preliminary-approval" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/china-southern-subsidiary-gains-preliminary-approval#comments Airlines Daily News ATW Plus Mon, 19 Nov 2018 18:55:00 +0000 299421 at http://atwonline.com <p>China Southern Boeing 777-200</p> Rob Finlayson Fatigue experts develop guide on pilot-controlled rest http://atwonline.com/regulation/fatigue-experts-develop-guide-pilot-controlled-rest <div class="node-body article-body">A working group of fatigue experts from airlines, labor groups, and academia has released a best-practices guide to controlled rest (CR) on the flight deck—part of an effort to provide data-supported guidance on how to create and improve pilot-napping programs.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/regulation/fatigue-experts-develop-guide-pilot-controlled-rest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/regulation/fatigue-experts-develop-guide-pilot-controlled-rest#comments Regulation Daily News ATW On-Location ATW Plus Mon, 19 Nov 2018 18:26:00 +0000 299411 at http://atwonline.com Norwegian Air Argentina debuts country’s first Wi-Fi http://atwonline.com/ife/norwegian-air-argentina-debuts-country-s-first-wi-fi <div class="node-body article-body">Norwegian Air Argentina rolled out complimentary Wi-Fi on domestic flights Nov. 16, making it the first carrier in the country to do so. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/ife/norwegian-air-argentina-debuts-country-s-first-wi-fi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/ife/norwegian-air-argentina-debuts-country-s-first-wi-fi#comments IFE Daily News Mon, 19 Nov 2018 15:53:00 +0000 299401 at http://atwonline.com Recaro exceeds $566 million in seat sales on investments http://atwonline.com/aircraft-interiors/recaro-exceeds-566-million-seat-sales-investments <div class="node-body article-body">Germany’s Recaro Aircraft Seating has exceeded €500 million ($566 million) in revenue for the first time, up from €330 million in 2013, placing the company on track for a record performance in 2018.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/aircraft-interiors/recaro-exceeds-566-million-seat-sales-investments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/aircraft-interiors/recaro-exceeds-566-million-seat-sales-investments#comments Aircraft Interiors Daily News Mon, 19 Nov 2018 15:49:00 +0000 299391 at http://atwonline.com Vietnam Airlines receives first A321neo; to enter service Dec. 1 http://atwonline.com/airframes/vietnam-airlines-receives-first-a321neo-enter-service-dec-1 <div class="node-body article-body">Vietnam Airlines took delivery of its first Airbus A321neo Nov. 15, about two months later than anticipated.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airframes/vietnam-airlines-receives-first-a321neo-enter-service-dec-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airframes/vietnam-airlines-receives-first-a321neo-enter-service-dec-1#comments Airframes Daily News Mon, 19 Nov 2018 15:42:00 +0000 299381 at http://atwonline.com <p>Vietnam Airlines A321neo</p> Airbus Swoop to add aircraft, destinations in 2019 http://atwonline.com/airframes/swoop-add-aircraft-destinations-2019 <div class="node-body article-body">WestJet ultra-LCC Swoop, which launched in June, plans to grow from six to 10 Boeing 737-800s in 2019 and will consider further fleet expansion after that.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airframes/swoop-add-aircraft-destinations-2019" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airframes/swoop-add-aircraft-destinations-2019#comments Airframes Daily News ATW On-Location ATW Plus Mon, 19 Nov 2018 15:28:00 +0000 299371 at http://atwonline.com <p>Swoop Boeing 737-800</p> Swoop JVs stifle competition, JetBlue CEO warns http://atwonline.com/aeropolitics/jvs-stifle-competition-jetblue-ceo-warns <div class="node-body article-body">The CEO of US independent carrier JetBlue Airways has called for greater scrutinization of large airline joint ventures (JVs), warning they can harm competition and innovation.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/aeropolitics/jvs-stifle-competition-jetblue-ceo-warns" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/aeropolitics/jvs-stifle-competition-jetblue-ceo-warns#comments Aeropolitics Daily News Fri, 16 Nov 2018 20:32:00 +0000 299361 at http://atwonline.com <p>JetBlue CEO Robin Hayes speaking at the Wings Club Nov. 15.</p> JetBlue Airways London Stansted gets go-ahead for more passengers http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/london-stansted-gets-go-ahead-more-passengers <div class="node-body article-body">Local authorities have approved London Stansted Airport’s plans to increase passenger capacity to 43 million annually, allowing 23% growth from the current 35 million limit.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/london-stansted-gets-go-ahead-more-passengers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/london-stansted-gets-go-ahead-more-passengers#comments Daily News Airports & Routes Fri, 16 Nov 2018 20:12:00 +0000 299351 at http://atwonline.com SWISS names Goudarzi Pour new CCO http://atwonline.com/people/swiss-names-goudarzi-pour-new-cco <div class="node-body article-body">Lufthansa Group subsidiary Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) named Tamur Goudarzi Pour as the carrier’s new CCO, effective January 2019. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/people/swiss-names-goudarzi-pour-new-cco" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/people/swiss-names-goudarzi-pour-new-cco#comments Daily News People Fri, 16 Nov 2018 19:29:00 +0000 299341 at http://atwonline.com Munich Airport Terminal 1 expansion wins approval http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/munich-airport-terminal-1-expansion-wins-approval <div class="node-body article-body">Munich Airport has received approval from the local government of Upper Bavaria for the extension of its Terminal 1.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/munich-airport-terminal-1-expansion-wins-approval" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/munich-airport-terminal-1-expansion-wins-approval#comments Daily News Airports & Routes Fri, 16 Nov 2018 18:59:00 +0000 299331 at http://atwonline.com Delta buys more A330neos, delays A350 deliveries http://atwonline.com/aircraft-engines/delta-buys-more-a330neos-delays-a350-deliveries <div class="node-body article-body">Delta Air Lines has placed a new order for 10 Airbus A330neos, increasing its total order for the widebody to 35, while further deferring delivery of 10 A350XWBs that were previously delayed.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/aircraft-engines/delta-buys-more-a330neos-delays-a350-deliveries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/aircraft-engines/delta-buys-more-a330neos-delays-a350-deliveries#comments Daily News Aircraft & Engines ATW Plus Fri, 16 Nov 2018 18:39:00 +0000 299321 at http://atwonline.com Airbus IATA developing App Store-like platform for tech providers http://atwonline.com/daily-news/iata-developing-app-store-platform-tech-providers <div class="node-body article-body">IATA hopes to simplify the relationship between airlines and technology providers with a platform similar to Apple’s App Store called Travel Grid.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/daily-news/iata-developing-app-store-platform-tech-providers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/daily-news/iata-developing-app-store-platform-tech-providers#comments Daily News ATW On-Location Operations & Technology Fri, 16 Nov 2018 18:00:00 +0000 299311 at http://atwonline.com Gulf Air considers retaining A330s after 787-9s arrive http://atwonline.com/airframes/gulf-air-considers-retaining-a330s-after-787-9s-arrive <div class="node-body article-body">Gulf Air is reconsidering an earlier plan to retire its Airbus A330-200 long-haul aircraft as the Bahraini flag carrier's new Boeing 787-9s are placed into service.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airframes/gulf-air-considers-retaining-a330s-after-787-9s-arrive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airframes/gulf-air-considers-retaining-a330s-after-787-9s-arrive#comments Airframes Daily News ATW On-Location Fri, 16 Nov 2018 17:04:00 +0000 299301 at http://atwonline.com <p><b><span style="font-size: 8.5pt; font-family: Arial, sans-serif;">Gulf Air A330-200</span></b></p> Rob Finlayson Copa 3Q net profit down 55% as expenses climb http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/copa-3q-net-profit-down-55-expenses-climb <div class="node-body article-body">Copa Holdings posted a third-quarter (3Q) net profit of $57.7 million, down 55% from the same period last year—the result of rising fuel costs and weakened currencies in Brazil and Argentina.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/copa-3q-net-profit-down-55-expenses-climb" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/copa-3q-net-profit-down-55-expenses-climb#comments Daily News Airline Financials Fri, 16 Nov 2018 16:04:00 +0000 299291 at http://atwonline.com <div class="image-description" style="background: rgb(227, 227, 226); font-size: 11px; font-weight: bold; padding: 5px 5px 3px; font-family: Arial, &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Helvetica, sans-serif;"> <p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; font-size: 11px; line-height: 1.4;">Copa Airlines Boeing 737-800</p> <div>&nbsp;</div> </div> Rob Finlayson Oman Air: New Muscat terminal already bringing benefits http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/oman-air-new-muscat-terminal-already-bringing-benefits <div class="node-body article-body">Muscat International Airport’s new terminal is already delivering a better experience for passengers as well as improved airline operations, Oman Air officials said.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/oman-air-new-muscat-terminal-already-bringing-benefits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/oman-air-new-muscat-terminal-already-bringing-benefits#comments Daily News Airports & Routes Fri, 16 Nov 2018 15:34:00 +0000 299281 at http://atwonline.com <p>Muscat&rsquo;s new terminal and the apron from the air</p> Kurt Hofmann MRO Briefs-Nov. 15, 2018 http://atwonline.com/mro/mro-briefs-nov-15-2018 <div class="node-body article-body">MRO Briefs-Nov. 15, 2018</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/mro/mro-briefs-nov-15-2018" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/mro/mro-briefs-nov-15-2018#comments Daily News MRO Thu, 15 Nov 2018 20:22:00 +0000 299271 at http://atwonline.com ALPA wants more details on Boeing 737 MAX automated system http://atwonline.com/safety/alpa-wants-more-details-boeing-737-max-automated-system <div class="node-body article-body">The Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) has called on the FAA and US National Transportation Safety Bureau (NTSB) to assist in providing information on an automated pitch-control system suspected of possibly contributing to the October fatal crash of a Lion Air Boeing 737 MAX 8.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/alpa-wants-more-details-boeing-737-max-automated-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/alpa-wants-more-details-boeing-737-max-automated-system#comments Daily News Safety ATW Plus Thu, 15 Nov 2018 19:56:00 +0000 299261 at http://atwonline.com Lion Air For Oman Air, JVs are the future, not alliance membership http://atwonline.com/airlines/oman-air-jvs-are-future-not-alliance-membership <div class="node-body article-body">Oman Air believes joint ventures (JVs) with codeshare partners would offer greater benefits to the national carrier than membership in a global alliance.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/oman-air-jvs-are-future-not-alliance-membership" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/oman-air-jvs-are-future-not-alliance-membership#comments Airlines Daily News ATW Plus Thu, 15 Nov 2018 19:20:00 +0000 299231 at http://atwonline.com <p>Oman Air Boeing 787-9</p> Rob Finlayson Brexit teeters on chaos and still no air transport plan http://atwonline.com/blog/brexit-teeters-chaos-and-still-no-air-transport-plan <div class="node-body blog-body">No deal, botched deal, backstop. Brexit, a word not coined just a few short years ago, has become a common noun with its own set of adjectives and adverbs.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/brexit-teeters-chaos-and-still-no-air-transport-plan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/brexit-teeters-chaos-and-still-no-air-transport-plan#comments Aeropolitics Daily News Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Thu, 15 Nov 2018 19:19:00 +0000 299241 at http://atwonline.com SCAC tests lower-weight wings for future Superjets http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/scac-tests-lower-weight-wings-future-superjets <div class="node-body article-body">Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Co. (SCAC) has tested two new lower-weight wing designs for future versions of the Superjet 100 (SSJ100) regional aircraft.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/scac-tests-lower-weight-wings-future-superjets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/scac-tests-lower-weight-wings-future-superjets#comments Airframes Daily News Manufacturers Thu, 15 Nov 2018 19:09:00 +0000 299221 at http://atwonline.com <p>SSJ100</p> Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Co. SaudiGulf commits to 10 A320neo family aircraft http://atwonline.com/aircraft-orders-deliveries/saudigulf-commits-10-a320neo-family-aircraft <div class="node-body article-body">SaudiGulf Airlines' owner Al-Qahtani Aviation has inked an agreement to buy 10 Airbus A320neo family aircraft. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/aircraft-orders-deliveries/saudigulf-commits-10-a320neo-family-aircraft" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/aircraft-orders-deliveries/saudigulf-commits-10-a320neo-family-aircraft#comments Daily News Aircraft Orders & Deliveries Thu, 15 Nov 2018 18:54:00 +0000 299211 at http://atwonline.com <p>Rendering of A320neo in SaudiGulf livery</p> Airbus China Southern to leave SkyTeam at end of 2019 http://atwonline.com/airlines/china-southern-leave-skyteam-end-2019 <div class="node-body article-body">China Southern Airlines will leave the SkyTeam global alliance at the end of next year, a move the airline said will allow it to forge closer ties with other carriers, including oneworld member American Airlines, a part-owner of the Chinese airline.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/china-southern-leave-skyteam-end-2019" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/china-southern-leave-skyteam-end-2019#comments Airlines Daily News ATW Plus Thu, 15 Nov 2018 18:37:00 +0000 299201 at http://atwonline.com <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small;">China Southern Boeing 787-8</span></p> Rob Finlayson Vietjet Air sees strong 9-month demand, eyes international markets http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/vietjet-air-sees-strong-9-month-demand-eyes-international-markets <div class="node-body article-body">Spurred by strong demand for air travel in Vietnam, LCC Vietjet Air reported an operating profit for the first nine months of 2018 of VND2.4 trillion ($107 million), up 13% year-over-year (YOY). </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/vietjet-air-sees-strong-9-month-demand-eyes-international-markets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/vietjet-air-sees-strong-9-month-demand-eyes-international-markets#comments Daily News Airline Financials Thu, 15 Nov 2018 17:28:00 +0000 299191 at http://atwonline.com <p>Vietjet Airbus A321</p> Rob Finlayson A4A: US airlines’ nine-month profit margins drop to 8.2% http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/a4a-us-airlines-nine-month-profit-margins-drop-82 <div class="node-body article-body">Expenses for US carriers outpaced revenues in the third quarter, driving industry-wide profitability to its lowest levels since 2014, according to Airlines for America’s (A4A) latest year-to-date (YTD) operational and financial results, released Nov. 14.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/a4a-us-airlines-nine-month-profit-margins-drop-82" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/a4a-us-airlines-nine-month-profit-margins-drop-82#comments Daily News Airline Financials Thu, 15 Nov 2018 16:52:00 +0000 299181 at http://atwonline.com Joon to offer child-bed ancillary product http://atwonline.com/aircraft-interiors/joon-offer-child-bed-ancillary-product <div class="node-body article-body">Air France subsidiary Joon plans to offer a new ancillary product, where parents can pay to convert their children’s economy seats into a small bed and play area.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/aircraft-interiors/joon-offer-child-bed-ancillary-product" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/aircraft-interiors/joon-offer-child-bed-ancillary-product#comments Aircraft Interiors Daily News ATW On-Location Thu, 15 Nov 2018 16:41:00 +0000 299171 at http://atwonline.com Photos courtesy of Joon EAN ready for IFE launch with British Airways http://atwonline.com/ife/ean-ready-ife-launch-british-airways <div class="node-body article-body">Satellite communications specialist Inmarsat and telecommunications company Deutsche Telekom are poised for the European Aviation Network (EAN) inflight-connectivity service to go live with launch customer British Airways (BA), after an initial test phase planned for December.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/ife/ean-ready-ife-launch-british-airways" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/ife/ean-ready-ife-launch-british-airways#comments IFE Daily News ATW On-Location Connected Aerospace Thu, 15 Nov 2018 16:33:00 +0000 299161 at http://atwonline.com