ATWOnline https://atwonline.com/rss.xml en People-Feb. 20, 2019 https://atwonline.com/people/people-feb-20-2019 <div class="node-body article-body">People-Feb. 20, 2019</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/people/people-feb-20-2019" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/people/people-feb-20-2019#comments Daily News People Wed, 20 Feb 2019 20:37:00 +0000 307151 at https://atwonline.com Cathay Pacific expects to return to profit in 2018 on capacity growth https://atwonline.com/airline-financials/cathay-pacific-expects-return-profit-2018-capacity-growth <div class="node-body article-body">Hong Kong’s Cathay Pacific Airways anticipates a HK$2.3 billion ($293.7 million) net profit for 2018, reversing a HK$1.3 billion loss in the previous year, according to preliminary results.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airline-financials/cathay-pacific-expects-return-profit-2018-capacity-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airline-financials/cathay-pacific-expects-return-profit-2018-capacity-growth#comments Daily News Airline Financials Wed, 20 Feb 2019 20:25:00 +0000 307141 at https://atwonline.com <p>Cathay Pacific Airbus A330-300</p> Rob Finlayson Pittsburgh International Airport unveils new terminal design details https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/pittsburgh-international-airport-unveils-new-terminal-design-details <div class="node-body article-body">Pittsburgh International Airport has announced a concept design for a new terminal that is scheduled to open in 2023.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/pittsburgh-international-airport-unveils-new-terminal-design-details" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/pittsburgh-international-airport-unveils-new-terminal-design-details#comments Daily News Airports & Routes Wed, 20 Feb 2019 19:29:00 +0000 307131 at https://atwonline.com Allegheny County Airport Authority Poll Question: Has Air France turned a corner in financials and labor relations? https://atwonline.com/poll/02202019 <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/02202019" 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-7091-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-7091"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-7091" name="choice" value="7091" class="form-radio" /> Yes</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-7101-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-7101"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-7101" name="choice" value="7101" class="form-radio" /> No</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-7111-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-7111"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-7111" name="choice" value="7111" class="form-radio" /> Too early to say</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="307121" 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-wpnHUcWHNk-E6w7Ur71IB9aYcNqcUs9y_xYmNCjL5sc" value="form-wpnHUcWHNk-E6w7Ur71IB9aYcNqcUs9y_xYmNCjL5sc" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_id" id="edit-advpoll-voting-binary-form" value="advpoll_voting_binary_form" /> </div> </div></form> https://atwonline.com/poll/02202019#comments Labor Wed, 20 Feb 2019 19:26:16 +0000 307121 at https://atwonline.com ANA launches Vienna service, eyes more European destinations https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/ana-launches-vienna-service-eyes-more-european-destinations <div class="node-body article-body">Japan’s All Nippon Airways (ANA) has launched a new route to Vienna and sees further growth potential for its European network.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/ana-launches-vienna-service-eyes-more-european-destinations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/ana-launches-vienna-service-eyes-more-european-destinations#comments Daily News Airports & Routes Wed, 20 Feb 2019 19:12:00 +0000 307111 at https://atwonline.com <p>ANA Boeing 787-9</p> Rob Finlayson La Compagnie details plans for A321neo service https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/la-compagnie-details-plans-a321neo-service <div class="field-byline"> Mike Lavitt </div> <div class="node-body article-body">French all-business class transatlantic airline La Compagnie said it will begin Airbus A321neo service between Paris and the New York area on June 6 after taking delivery of the first of its two new Airbus aircraft in May.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/la-compagnie-details-plans-a321neo-service" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/la-compagnie-details-plans-a321neo-service#comments Airframes Daily News Airports & Routes Wed, 20 Feb 2019 18:59:00 +0000 307101 at https://atwonline.com <p>Rendering of A321neo in La Compagnie livery</p> Airbus EU calls on ICAO to agree to long-term aviation climate plan https://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/eu-calls-icao-agree-long-term-aviation-climate-plan <div class="node-body article-body">The European Union (EU) has called on ICAO to agree at its assembly in September to a “long-term goal” to address the aviation industry’s increasing carbon-dioxide emissions.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/eu-calls-icao-agree-long-term-aviation-climate-plan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/eu-calls-icao-agree-long-term-aviation-climate-plan#comments Eco-Aviation Daily News Wed, 20 Feb 2019 18:29:00 +0000 307091 at https://atwonline.com Air France-KLM’s 2018 profit more than doubles despite difficult year https://atwonline.com/airline-financials/air-france-klm-s-2018-profit-more-doubles-despite-difficult-year <div class="node-body article-body">The Air France-KLM Group reported a 2018 net profit of €409 million ($468 million), more than doubled from €163 million for 2017, on a 2.5% year-over-year (YOY) increase in revenue to €26.5 billion.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airline-financials/air-france-klm-s-2018-profit-more-doubles-despite-difficult-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airline-financials/air-france-klm-s-2018-profit-more-doubles-despite-difficult-year#comments Daily News Airline Financials ATW Plus Wed, 20 Feb 2019 17:19:00 +0000 307081 at https://atwonline.com <p>Air France A380</p> Rob Finlayson AirBaltic accelerates Boeing 737 phase-out https://atwonline.com/airframes/airbaltic-accelerates-boeing-737-phase-out <div class="node-body article-body">Latvian carrier airBaltic will end Boeing 737 operations in fall 2019, one year earlier than planned, accelerating its transition to an all-Airbus A220-300 fleet.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airframes/airbaltic-accelerates-boeing-737-phase-out" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airframes/airbaltic-accelerates-boeing-737-phase-out#comments Airframes Daily News Wed, 20 Feb 2019 17:12:00 +0000 307071 at https://atwonline.com <p>AirBaltic Boeing 737-300</p> Rob Finlayson Aero K seeks approval as new South Korean LCC https://atwonline.com/airlines/aero-k-seeks-approval-new-south-korean-lcc <div class="node-body article-body">South Korean LCC Aero K aims to launch operations later this year if it wins approval during the government’s upcoming selection process for startup airlines.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airlines/aero-k-seeks-approval-new-south-korean-lcc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airlines/aero-k-seeks-approval-new-south-korean-lcc#comments Airlines Daily News Wed, 20 Feb 2019 17:02:00 +0000 307061 at https://atwonline.com Spending law gives FAA $17.5 billion for FY2019 https://atwonline.com/government-affairs/spending-law-gives-faa-175-billion-fy2019 <div class="node-body article-body">The compromise spending package signed into law by US President Trump allotted $17.5 billion for the FAA’s FY2019 budget, a roughly $550 million drop from FY2018 but $1.3 billion more than the administration’s request.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/government-affairs/spending-law-gives-faa-175-billion-fy2019" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/government-affairs/spending-law-gives-faa-175-billion-fy2019#comments Government Affairs Daily News Wed, 20 Feb 2019 15:40:00 +0000 307051 at https://atwonline.com Linda Blachly UK tightens drone restrictions near airports https://atwonline.com/regulation/uk-tightens-drone-restrictions-near-airports <div class="node-body article-body">Anyone caught flying a drone within 5km (3.1 mi.) of an airport runway will face arrest and criminal charges under new UK government legislation, which comes into force in March.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/regulation/uk-tightens-drone-restrictions-near-airports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/regulation/uk-tightens-drone-restrictions-near-airports#comments Regulation Daily News Airports & Routes ATW Plus Wed, 20 Feb 2019 15:29:00 +0000 307041 at https://atwonline.com Southwest downgrades revenue outlook on US government shutdown https://atwonline.com/airline-financials/southwest-downgrades-revenue-outlook-us-government-shutdown <div class="node-body article-body">Lingering booking sluggishness linked to the partial US government shutdown means Southwest Airlines will miss out on an estimated $50-$60 million in first-quarter revenue, much higher than previously estimated, the Dallas-based carrier said Feb. 20. </div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airline-financials/southwest-downgrades-revenue-outlook-us-government-shutdown" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airline-financials/southwest-downgrades-revenue-outlook-us-government-shutdown#comments Daily News Airline Financials ATW Plus Wed, 20 Feb 2019 15:13:00 +0000 307031 at https://atwonline.com <p>Southwest Boeing 737-700</p> Rob Finlayson Flybe turns down counter takeover bid from Mesa Air Group https://atwonline.com/airlines/flybe-turns-down-counter-takeover-bid-mesa-air-group <div class="node-body article-body">UK regional Flybe has rejected a rival takeover bid from investors led by Mesa Air Group, which seeks to halt the sale of the airline to Virgin Atlantic- and Stobart Group-led consortium Connect Airways.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airlines/flybe-turns-down-counter-takeover-bid-mesa-air-group" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airlines/flybe-turns-down-counter-takeover-bid-mesa-air-group#comments Airlines Daily News Wed, 20 Feb 2019 14:45:00 +0000 307021 at https://atwonline.com <p>Flybe Bombardier Dash 8 400</p> Rob Finlayson Amsterdam Schiphol launches facial recognition project https://atwonline.com/security/amsterdam-schiphol-launches-facial-recognition-project <div class="node-body article-body">Amsterdam Schiphol Airport has begun a facial recognition pilot project for boarding passengers.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/security/amsterdam-schiphol-launches-facial-recognition-project" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/security/amsterdam-schiphol-launches-facial-recognition-project#comments Daily News Security Airports & Routes Tue, 19 Feb 2019 19:29:00 +0000 307011 at https://atwonline.com Vision-Box MRO Briefs-Feb. 19, 2019 https://atwonline.com/mro/mro-briefs-feb-19-2019 <div class="node-body article-body">MRO Briefs-Feb. 19, 2019</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/mro/mro-briefs-feb-19-2019" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/mro/mro-briefs-feb-19-2019#comments Daily News MRO Tue, 19 Feb 2019 19:02:00 +0000 307001 at https://atwonline.com Chinese carriers plan London, Paris routes from Daxing https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/chinese-carriers-plan-london-paris-routes-daxing <div class="node-body article-body">China Eastern Airlines and China Southern Airlines are planning to start Beijing services to London and Paris late this year from the Chinese capital’s new airport, according to sources.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/chinese-carriers-plan-london-paris-routes-daxing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/chinese-carriers-plan-london-paris-routes-daxing#comments Daily News Airports & Routes Tue, 19 Feb 2019 18:52:00 +0000 306971 at https://atwonline.com Air Mauritius posts 9-month net loss as competition, costs increase https://atwonline.com/airline-financials/air-mauritius-posts-9-month-net-loss-competition-costs-increase <div class="node-body article-body">Air Mauritius reported a €25.4 million ($28.6 million) net loss for the nine-month period ending Dec. 31, 2018, down from a €10 million net profit for the year-ago period.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airline-financials/air-mauritius-posts-9-month-net-loss-competition-costs-increase" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airline-financials/air-mauritius-posts-9-month-net-loss-competition-costs-increase#comments Daily News Airline Financials Tue, 19 Feb 2019 18:38:00 +0000 306951 at https://atwonline.com <p>Air Mauritius A350-900</p> Kurt Hofmann Norwegian to launch seasonal transatlantic services in route shuffle https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/norwegian-launch-seasonal-transatlantic-services-route-shuffle <div class="node-body article-body">LCC Norwegian will open two new seasonal routes this year as it continues to modify transatlantic services.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/norwegian-launch-seasonal-transatlantic-services-route-shuffle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/norwegian-launch-seasonal-transatlantic-services-route-shuffle#comments Daily News Airports & Routes Tue, 19 Feb 2019 18:17:00 +0000 306941 at https://atwonline.com <p>Norwegian Boeing 787-8</p> Rob Finlayson Air France-KLM appoints Elbers, Rigail new deputy CEOs https://atwonline.com/airlines/air-france-klm-appoints-elbers-rigail-new-deputy-ceos <div class="node-body article-body">KLM Royal Dutch Airlines CEO Pieter Elbers will stay at the helm of the Dutch carrier and assume the additional role of Air France-KLM deputy CEO alongside the French unit’s CEO Anne Rigail.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airlines/air-france-klm-appoints-elbers-rigail-new-deputy-ceos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airlines/air-france-klm-appoints-elbers-rigail-new-deputy-ceos#comments Airlines Daily News ATW Plus Tue, 19 Feb 2019 17:40:00 +0000 306891 at https://atwonline.com China’s Juneyao Airlines to begin Cairo-Shanghai services https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/china-s-juneyao-airlines-begin-cairo-shanghai-services <div class="node-body article-body">Private Chinese carrier Juneyao Airlines will begin flying to Cairo late this year as part of its move into long-haul operations, according to an application submitted to the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC).</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/china-s-juneyao-airlines-begin-cairo-shanghai-services" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/china-s-juneyao-airlines-begin-cairo-shanghai-services#comments Daily News Airports & Routes Tue, 19 Feb 2019 16:11:00 +0000 306821 at https://atwonline.com Bahamasair takes first 737-700, looks to add more partnerships https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/bahamasair-takes-first-737-700-looks-add-more-partnerships <div class="node-body article-body">Bahamasair, working to leverage steady demand for tourism in its home region, has taken delivery of its ninth aircraft and is eyeing additional partnerships with airlines, the airline’s top executive said.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/bahamasair-takes-first-737-700-looks-add-more-partnerships" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/bahamasair-takes-first-737-700-looks-add-more-partnerships#comments Daily News ATW On-Location Airports & Routes Tue, 19 Feb 2019 15:52:00 +0000 306811 at https://atwonline.com Air France pilots approve pay deal, ending 12-month impasse https://atwonline.com/labor/air-france-pilots-approve-pay-deal-ending-12-month-impasse <div class="node-body article-body">Air France pilots have voted overwhelmingly in favor of a new pay deal with the French flag carrier, ending a year-long deadlock that resulted in a series of strikes in 2018.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/labor/air-france-pilots-approve-pay-deal-ending-12-month-impasse" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/labor/air-france-pilots-approve-pay-deal-ending-12-month-impasse#comments Daily News Labor ATW Plus Tue, 19 Feb 2019 15:43:00 +0000 306801 at https://atwonline.com <p>Air France A320</p> Rob Finlayson FAA review of Thailand safety finds 26 defects https://atwonline.com/safety/faa-review-thailand-safety-finds-26-defects <div class="node-body article-body">Thailand’s aviation authorities must address more oversight concerns before the FAA will agree to restore the country’s safety rating.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/safety/faa-review-thailand-safety-finds-26-defects" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/safety/faa-review-thailand-safety-finds-26-defects#comments Daily News Safety Tue, 19 Feb 2019 15:31:00 +0000 306791 at https://atwonline.com Ryanair’s Belgian pilot union endorses new labor agreement https://atwonline.com/labor/ryanair-s-belgian-pilot-union-endorses-new-labor-agreement <div class="node-body article-body">Ryanair’s Belgian pilots have endorsed a four-year collective labor agreement (CLA) covering remuneration and rostering, following the Irish LCC’s October decision to apply local labor law to cockpit and cabin crew based in Belgium.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/labor/ryanair-s-belgian-pilot-union-endorses-new-labor-agreement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/labor/ryanair-s-belgian-pilot-union-endorses-new-labor-agreement#comments Daily News Labor Tue, 19 Feb 2019 15:08:00 +0000 306781 at https://atwonline.com <p>Ryanair Boeing 737-800</p> Rob Finlayson Collapsed flybmi announces staff redundancies, appoints administrator https://atwonline.com/airlines/collapsed-flybmi-announces-staff-redundancies-appoints-administrator <div class="node-body article-body">Most of the 376 employees at flybmi—the UK regional carrier that abruptly suspended operations and filed for bankruptcy protection over the weekend—have been made redundant, and stranded passengers are being offered “rescue fares” by other airlines to help them return home.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airlines/collapsed-flybmi-announces-staff-redundancies-appoints-administrator" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airlines/collapsed-flybmi-announces-staff-redundancies-appoints-administrator#comments Airlines Daily News ATW Plus Tue, 19 Feb 2019 14:47:00 +0000 306771 at https://atwonline.com Lufthansa revealed as 2019 ATW Airline of the Year https://atwonline.com/airlines/lufthansa-revealed-2019-atw-airline-year <div class="node-body article-body">Lufthansa was today named the ATW 2019 Airline of the Year. It is the first time in 14 years that the Award has been bestowed on a European carrier. </div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airlines/lufthansa-revealed-2019-atw-airline-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airlines/lufthansa-revealed-2019-atw-airline-year#comments Airlines Daily News Tue, 19 Feb 2019 14:35:00 +0000 306761 at https://atwonline.com Lufthansa UK regional flybmi suspends operations https://atwonline.com/airlines/uk-regional-flybmi-suspends-operations <div class="node-body article-body">UK regional carrier flybmi announced on Feb. 16 that it has suspended operations and is filing for administration.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airlines/uk-regional-flybmi-suspends-operations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airlines/uk-regional-flybmi-suspends-operations#comments Airlines Daily News Sat, 16 Feb 2019 19:34:00 +0000 306751 at https://atwonline.com Air Canada posts 4Q loss on currency exchange https://atwonline.com/airline-financials/air-canada-posts-4q-loss-currency-exchange <div class="node-body article-body">Air Canada posted a net loss of C$231 million ($174.3 million) in the fourth quarter, as foreign-exchange losses cost the carrier C$262 million more than in the year-earlier period, when it posted a net profit of C$8 million. </div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airline-financials/air-canada-posts-4q-loss-currency-exchange" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airline-financials/air-canada-posts-4q-loss-currency-exchange#comments Daily News Airline Financials Fri, 15 Feb 2019 21:35:00 +0000 306741 at https://atwonline.com <p>Air Canada Boeing 737 MAX 8</p> Rob Finlayson LOT aims to create Budapest hub https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/lot-aims-create-budapest-hub <div class="node-body article-body">LOT Polish Airlines will base an Embraer E195 at Budapest Airport in Hungary and add two new routes, serving Brussels in Belgium and Bucharest in Romania, as it seeks to build a connecting hub at the airport.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/lot-aims-create-budapest-hub" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/lot-aims-create-budapest-hub#comments Daily News Airports & Routes Fri, 15 Feb 2019 20:27:00 +0000 306731 at https://atwonline.com