ATWOnline https://atwonline.com/rss.xml en FAA demands answers from Boeing on MAX instant message exchange https://atwonline.com/safety/faa-demands-answers-boeing-max-instant-message-exchange <div class="node-body article-body">FAA administrator Steve Dickson is seeking answers from Boeing related to an instant message exchange between two Boeing employees that suggests the company may have misled regulators about the safety of the 737 MAX’s flight-control system.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/safety/faa-demands-answers-boeing-max-instant-message-exchange" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/safety/faa-demands-answers-boeing-max-instant-message-exchange#comments Aeropolitics Daily News Safety ATW Plus Fri, 18 Oct 2019 21:00:00 +0000 316120 at https://atwonline.com Boeing Colorful Guizhou Airlines to receive first A320neo https://atwonline.com/airlines/colorful-guizhou-airlines-receive-first-a320neo <div class="node-body article-body">China’s Colorful Guizhou Airlines will receive its first Airbus A320neo in October, stepping up from the regional jet operations for which the carrier was established in 2015.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airlines/colorful-guizhou-airlines-receive-first-a320neo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airlines/colorful-guizhou-airlines-receive-first-a320neo#comments Airframes Airlines Daily News Fri, 18 Oct 2019 18:20:00 +0000 316119 at https://atwonline.com <p>Colorful Guizhou Airlines Airbus A320neo rendering</p> GECAS Southwest, Air Canada extend 737 MAX removal to February 2020 https://atwonline.com/airframes/southwest-air-canada-extend-737-max-removal-february-2020 <div class="node-body article-body">Southwest Airlines has removed all Boeing 737 MAX flying from its schedule to early February, later than other US carriers that have yet to revise their estimates from an early January return-to-service.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airframes/southwest-air-canada-extend-737-max-removal-february-2020" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airframes/southwest-air-canada-extend-737-max-removal-february-2020#comments Airframes Daily News ATW Plus Fri, 18 Oct 2019 18:09:00 +0000 316118 at https://atwonline.com Getty Images Orolia to offer new-generation distress transmitter in 2020 https://atwonline.com/safety/orolia-offer-new-generation-distress-transmitter-2020 <div class="node-body article-body">Positioning, navigation and timing equipment manufacturer Orolia is targeting the end of 2020 for the first delivery of its new-generation survival emergency locator transmitter (ELT).</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/safety/orolia-offer-new-generation-distress-transmitter-2020" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/safety/orolia-offer-new-generation-distress-transmitter-2020#comments Daily News Safety ATW Plus Fri, 18 Oct 2019 16:21:00 +0000 316117 at https://atwonline.com Orolia Qatar Airways, LATAM expand codeshare agreement https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/qatar-airways-latam-expand-codeshare-agreement <div class="node-body article-body">Qatar Airways and LATAM Airlines Brazil have expanded their codeshare agreement, which began Oct. 15.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/qatar-airways-latam-expand-codeshare-agreement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/qatar-airways-latam-expand-codeshare-agreement#comments Daily News Airports & Routes Fri, 18 Oct 2019 15:21:00 +0000 316116 at https://atwonline.com <p>Qatar Airways Boeing 777-300ER</p> Rob Finlayson Hainan Airlines to sell 48% of Tianjin Airlines to HNA Group https://atwonline.com/airlines/hainan-airlines-sell-48-tianjin-airlines-hna-group <div class="node-body article-body">China’s Hainan Airlines will transfer 48% of Tianjin Airlines to parent company HNA Group in a transaction worth CNY6.7 billion ($946.7 million).</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airlines/hainan-airlines-sell-48-tianjin-airlines-hna-group" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airlines/hainan-airlines-sell-48-tianjin-airlines-hna-group#comments Airlines Daily News ATW Plus Fri, 18 Oct 2019 14:37:00 +0000 316115 at https://atwonline.com <p>Tianjin Airlines Embraer E195</p> Rob Finlayson Cathay Pacific sees passenger traffic drop 7.1% in September https://atwonline.com/airline-traffic/cathay-pacific-sees-passenger-traffic-drop-71-september <div class="node-body article-body">Cathay Pacific Airways continues to see passenger numbers fall in September as anti-government protests in Hong Kong drag into the 20th week. </div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airline-traffic/cathay-pacific-sees-passenger-traffic-drop-71-september" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airline-traffic/cathay-pacific-sees-passenger-traffic-drop-71-september#comments Daily News Airline Traffic Fri, 18 Oct 2019 14:32:00 +0000 316114 at https://atwonline.com <p>Cathay Pacific Airbus A350-1000</p> Rob Finlayson Ryanair to launch Armenian flights https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/ryanair-launch-armenian-flights <div class="node-body article-body">Ryanair will begin operations from Armenia, which will become the Irish LCC’s 40th country.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/ryanair-launch-armenian-flights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/ryanair-launch-armenian-flights#comments Daily News Airports & Routes Fri, 18 Oct 2019 13:50:00 +0000 316113 at https://atwonline.com Ryanair UK charter Titan Airways moves toward all-Airbus fleet https://atwonline.com/airframes/uk-charter-titan-airways-moves-toward-all-airbus-fleet <div class="node-body article-body">UK-based charter and ACMI provider Titan Airways has acquired its first Airbus widebody as it closes in on its target of an all-European fleet.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airframes/uk-charter-titan-airways-moves-toward-all-airbus-fleet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airframes/uk-charter-titan-airways-moves-toward-all-airbus-fleet#comments Airframes Daily News Fri, 18 Oct 2019 13:33:00 +0000 316112 at https://atwonline.com <p>Titan Airways Boeing 757-200</p> Alan Dron FAA: Strategy to prevent drone disruption soon to be released https://atwonline.com/regulation/faa-strategy-prevent-drone-disruption-soon-be-released <div class="node-body article-body">The National Security Council (NSC) will soon release a strategy for preventing drone disruptions at major US metropolitan airports, according to the FAA.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/regulation/faa-strategy-prevent-drone-disruption-soon-be-released" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/regulation/faa-strategy-prevent-drone-disruption-soon-be-released#comments Regulation Daily News Safety Fri, 18 Oct 2019 13:26:00 +0000 316111 at https://atwonline.com US travel group warns 57% of Americans unaware of REAL-ID deadline https://atwonline.com/security/us-travel-group-warns-57-americans-unaware-real-id-deadline <div class="node-body article-body">The US Travel Association warned federal lawmakers on Oct. 17 that “Americans are not ready” for the October 2020 deadline for REAL ID enforcement.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/security/us-travel-group-warns-57-americans-unaware-real-id-deadline" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/security/us-travel-group-warns-57-americans-unaware-real-id-deadline#comments Daily News Security ATW Plus Fri, 18 Oct 2019 13:02:00 +0000 316110 at https://atwonline.com US Travel Association TUI Airways: Tour operator model is not dead https://atwonline.com/airlines/tui-airways-tour-operator-model-not-dead <div class="node-body article-body">UK leisure carrier TUI Airways believes the tour operator model is still relevant, despite the failure of UK rival Thomas Cook, but this relevance rests on digitalization, diversification and adapting to customer needs.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airlines/tui-airways-tour-operator-model-not-dead" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airlines/tui-airways-tour-operator-model-not-dead#comments Airlines Daily News ATW On-Location Fri, 18 Oct 2019 12:51:00 +0000 316109 at https://atwonline.com <p>TUI Airways Boeing 767-300</p> Rob Finlayson British airline industry carefully watching new Brexit agreement https://atwonline.com/government-affairs/british-airline-industry-carefully-watching-new-brexit-agreement <div class="node-body article-body">Britain’s aerospace industry is carefully examining the details of a revised withdrawal agreement for the country’s exit from the European Union (EU).</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/government-affairs/british-airline-industry-carefully-watching-new-brexit-agreement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/government-affairs/british-airline-industry-carefully-watching-new-brexit-agreement#comments Government Affairs Daily News ATW Plus Thu, 17 Oct 2019 19:49:00 +0000 316108 at https://atwonline.com Getty Images JetBlue, Norwegian form transatlantic interline partnership https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/jetblue-norwegian-form-transatlantic-interline-partnership <div class="node-body article-body">Norwegian and New York-based JetBlue Airways have signed a letter of intent to form an interline agreement, enabling passengers to fly between Europe and the Americas at low cost and with a single booking. </div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/jetblue-norwegian-form-transatlantic-interline-partnership" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/jetblue-norwegian-form-transatlantic-interline-partnership#comments Daily News Airports & Routes Thu, 17 Oct 2019 18:53:00 +0000 316107 at https://atwonline.com JetBlue Airways Poll Question: Should small children be allowed to travel on ultra-long-haul flights of around 20 hours? https://atwonline.com/poll/10172019 <div class="node-body advpoll_binary-body"><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/atwonline.com/files/uploads/2019/10/11/Poll-question-art-bubble-people.jpg" style="width: 200px; height: 150px;" /></p> </div><form action="/poll/10172019" 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-7390-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-7390"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-7390" name="choice" value="7390" class="form-radio" /> Yes</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-7391-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-7391"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-7391" name="choice" value="7391" class="form-radio" /> No</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="316106" 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-Eq_RPxk67wyCXyUPvoA-Vp_M1WVWZJVIM3zoGI_okPk" value="form-Eq_RPxk67wyCXyUPvoA-Vp_M1WVWZJVIM3zoGI_okPk" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_id" id="edit-advpoll-voting-binary-form" value="advpoll_voting_binary_form" /> </div> </div></form> https://atwonline.com/poll/10172019#comments Airports & Routes Thu, 17 Oct 2019 18:25:08 +0000 316106 at https://atwonline.com GECAS, IAI of Israel launch 777-300ER freighter conversion https://atwonline.com/leasing/gecas-iai-israel-launch-777-300er-freighter-conversion <div class="node-body article-body">In a move that significantly challenges Boeing’s new-build large freighter dominance, aircraft lessor and financier GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) is teaming with IAI of Israel to launch a freighter conversion of the 777-300ER.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/leasing/gecas-iai-israel-launch-777-300er-freighter-conversion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/leasing/gecas-iai-israel-launch-777-300er-freighter-conversion#comments Airframes Daily News Leasing ATW Plus Thu, 17 Oct 2019 17:03:00 +0000 316105 at https://atwonline.com <p>Boeing 777-300ERSF</p> GECAS Australasian carriers playing major role in long-haul growth https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/australasian-carriers-playing-major-role-long-haul-growth <div class="node-body article-body">Airlines from Australasia are gaining an increasing share of the world’s longest-range routes, thanks to the capabilities of new-generation aircraft types, according to a Boeing executive.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/australasian-carriers-playing-major-role-long-haul-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/australasian-carriers-playing-major-role-long-haul-growth#comments Daily News Airports & Routes ATW Plus Thu, 17 Oct 2019 14:55:00 +0000 316104 at https://atwonline.com <p>Qantas Boeing 787-9</p> Rob Finlayson Video: TUI Airways speaks out on the impact of Thomas Cook failure, MAX grounding https://atwonline.com/operations-technology/video-tui-airways-speaks-out-impact-thomas-cook-failure-max-grounding <div class="node-body video-body">TUI Airways managing director Dawn Wilson on the impact of the Thomas Cook failure and the Boeing 737 MAX grounding.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/operations-technology/video-tui-airways-speaks-out-impact-thomas-cook-failure-max-grounding" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/operations-technology/video-tui-airways-speaks-out-impact-thomas-cook-failure-max-grounding#comments Operations & Technology Thu, 17 Oct 2019 14:37:00 +0000 316103 at https://atwonline.com Alitalia’s rescue plan still uncertain as latest deadline passes https://atwonline.com/airlines/alitalia-s-rescue-plan-still-uncertain-latest-deadline-passes <div class="node-body article-body">Alitalia’s future remains uncertain after a much-delayed Oct. 15 deadline passed without the Italian flag carrier’s rescue consortium, led by Italian railway company Ferrovie dello Stato, presenting an industrial plan for its relaunch.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airlines/alitalia-s-rescue-plan-still-uncertain-latest-deadline-passes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airlines/alitalia-s-rescue-plan-still-uncertain-latest-deadline-passes#comments Airlines Daily News Thu, 17 Oct 2019 14:17:00 +0000 316102 at https://atwonline.com <p>Alitalia Airbus A319</p> Rob Finlayson Air New Zealand to add new economy class option https://atwonline.com/aircraft-interiors/air-new-zealand-add-new-economy-class-option <div class="node-body article-body">Air New Zealand has revealed it will be adding a new cabin class that will essentially fill a niche between standard economy and premium economy products.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/aircraft-interiors/air-new-zealand-add-new-economy-class-option" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/aircraft-interiors/air-new-zealand-add-new-economy-class-option#comments Aircraft Interiors Daily News Thu, 17 Oct 2019 14:03:00 +0000 316101 at https://atwonline.com <p>Air New Zealand Boeing 777-300ER</p> Rob Finlayson China Eastern, Air France, KLM expand Virgin Atlantic cooperation https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/china-eastern-air-france-klm-expand-virgin-atlantic-cooperation <div class="node-body article-body">Further expanding a cooperation agreement inked in January, China Eastern Airlines, Air France and KLM have signed an expanded four-way MOU with Virgin Atlantic in Shanghai. </div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/china-eastern-air-france-klm-expand-virgin-atlantic-cooperation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/china-eastern-air-france-klm-expand-virgin-atlantic-cooperation#comments Daily News Airports & Routes Thu, 17 Oct 2019 13:04:00 +0000 316100 at https://atwonline.com Virgin Atlantic Aviation partners to form MRO Blockchain Alliance https://atwonline.com/mro/aviation-partners-form-mro-blockchain-alliance <div class="node-body article-body">Over the coming month, a group of aviation stakeholders will announce a collaborative MRO blockchain project that will give greater visibility over the lifecycle of aircraft parts.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/mro/aviation-partners-form-mro-blockchain-alliance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/mro/aviation-partners-form-mro-blockchain-alliance#comments Daily News ATW On-Location MRO Thu, 17 Oct 2019 12:57:00 +0000 316099 at https://atwonline.com JetBlue CEO criticizes ‘protectionist tendencies’ of major US carriers https://atwonline.com/aeropolitics/jetblue-ceo-criticizes-protectionist-tendencies-major-us-carriers <div class="node-body article-body">JetBlue Airways president and CEO Robin Hayes lamented the “protectionist tendencies” of the airline industry’s largest players, which he said “has only become more pronounced as carriers have become larger and gained more market power.” </div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/aeropolitics/jetblue-ceo-criticizes-protectionist-tendencies-major-us-carriers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/aeropolitics/jetblue-ceo-criticizes-protectionist-tendencies-major-us-carriers#comments Aeropolitics Daily News Thu, 17 Oct 2019 12:53:00 +0000 316098 at https://atwonline.com <p>JetBlue president and CEO Robin Hayes addresses an Oct. 16 meeting of the International Aviation Club of Washington DC.</p> Ben Goldstein Airbus offers to provide A350-1000 for Qantas ultra-LCC competition https://atwonline.com/airframes/airbus-offers-provide-a350-1000-qantas-ultra-lcc-competition <div class="node-body article-body">Airbus confirmed it is offering a version of the A350-1000 in the Qantas ultra-long-haul competition around its Project Sunrise initiative that would enable the airline to launch nonstop flights from Australia’s east coast to London and New York, among others.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airframes/airbus-offers-provide-a350-1000-qantas-ultra-lcc-competition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airframes/airbus-offers-provide-a350-1000-qantas-ultra-lcc-competition#comments Airframes Daily News Airports & Routes ATW Plus Wed, 16 Oct 2019 21:51:00 +0000 316097 at https://atwonline.com Airbus United posts $1 billion 3Q profit on high demand; lifts full-year guidance https://atwonline.com/airline-financials/united-posts-1-billion-3q-profit-high-demand-lifts-full-year-guidance <div class="node-body article-body">United Airlines raised its full-year earnings forecasts following a stronger-than-expected third-quarter, driven by robust passenger demand and industry-leading cost discipline.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airline-financials/united-posts-1-billion-3q-profit-high-demand-lifts-full-year-guidance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airline-financials/united-posts-1-billion-3q-profit-high-demand-lifts-full-year-guidance#comments Daily News Airline Financials ATW Plus Wed, 16 Oct 2019 20:08:00 +0000 316096 at https://atwonline.com <p>United Airlines Boeing 777-300ER</p> Rob Finlayson South Korea’s Hi Air eyes 10 ATR 72 turboprops, nears AOC approval https://atwonline.com/airframes/south-korea-s-hi-air-eyes-10-atr-72-turboprops-nears-aoc-approval <div class="node-body article-body">South Korea’s new startup Hi Air is looking to get 10 ATR 72 turboprops as it awaits approval of an air operator’s certificate (AOC) from Korean regulators. </div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airframes/south-korea-s-hi-air-eyes-10-atr-72-turboprops-nears-aoc-approval" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airframes/south-korea-s-hi-air-eyes-10-atr-72-turboprops-nears-aoc-approval#comments Airframes Airlines Daily News Wed, 16 Oct 2019 18:03:00 +0000 316095 at https://atwonline.com <p>Hi Air ATR 72-500</p> Skyworld Aviation EasyJet reconsiders equalized MRO program https://atwonline.com/mro/easyjet-reconsiders-equalized-mro-program <div class="node-body article-body">Minimizing aircraft downtime is a mantra of MRO, but UK LCC easyJet is finding that as some of its Airbus aircraft get older, the ground-breaking maintenance program that it started using in 2004 to break up big maintenance checks into smaller overnight packages is not working. </div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/mro/easyjet-reconsiders-equalized-mro-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/mro/easyjet-reconsiders-equalized-mro-program#comments Daily News ATW On-Location MRO Wed, 16 Oct 2019 17:13:00 +0000 316094 at https://atwonline.com EasyJet Further M&As expected among MROs https://atwonline.com/mro/further-mas-expected-among-mros <div class="node-body article-body">Another round of ownership changes are expected in the MRO sector, driven by high valuations and private-equity (PE) companies reaching the end of their investment cycle.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/mro/further-mas-expected-among-mros" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/mro/further-mas-expected-among-mros#comments Daily News ATW On-Location MRO Wed, 16 Oct 2019 16:54:00 +0000 316093 at https://atwonline.com Cathay’s Slosar resigns from Air China board https://atwonline.com/people/cathay-s-slosar-resigns-air-china-board <div class="node-body article-body">Air China has revealed in a stock announcement that former Cathay Pacific Airways chairman John Slosar will resign from its board Nov. 6. </div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/people/cathay-s-slosar-resigns-air-china-board" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/people/cathay-s-slosar-resigns-air-china-board#comments Daily News People Wed, 16 Oct 2019 16:05:00 +0000 316092 at https://atwonline.com <p>Cathay Pacific chairman John Slosar</p> Cathay Pacific Airways Ryanair to expand French summer 2020 schedule https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/ryanair-expand-french-summer-2020-schedule <div class="node-body article-body">Ryanair will add eight new routes to and from France as part of an expanded French schedule for summer 2020. </div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/ryanair-expand-french-summer-2020-schedule" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/ryanair-expand-french-summer-2020-schedule#comments Daily News Airports & Routes Wed, 16 Oct 2019 15:53:00 +0000 316091 at https://atwonline.com <p>Ryanair Boeing 737-800</p> Rob Finlayson