ATWOnline http://atwonline.com/rss.xml en MRO Briefs-Jan. 16, 2019 http://atwonline.com/mro/mro-briefs-jan-16-2019 <div class="node-body article-body">MRO Briefs-Jan. 16, 2019</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/mro/mro-briefs-jan-16-2019" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/mro/mro-briefs-jan-16-2019#comments Daily News MRO Wed, 16 Jan 2019 20:11:00 +0000 303941 at http://atwonline.com Counter-UAV system makers frustrated by airports’ inaction http://atwonline.com/technology/counter-uav-system-makers-frustrated-airports-inaction <div class="node-body article-body">Following the drone sightings that shut down London Gatwick Airport in December, manufacturers of equipment to counter unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) say the technology is available and expressed frustration that airports and authorities are not being more proactive in meeting the threat.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/technology/counter-uav-system-makers-frustrated-airports-inaction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/technology/counter-uav-system-makers-frustrated-airports-inaction#comments Daily News Technology Airports & Routes Wed, 16 Jan 2019 20:01:00 +0000 303931 at http://atwonline.com Emirates, flydubai expand strategic partnership http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/emirates-flydubai-expand-strategic-partnership <div class="node-body article-body">Dubai-based airlines Emirates and flydubai are expecting to build their combined networks to 240 destinations by 2022, up from 216, further building the strategic partnership they started in October 2017.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/emirates-flydubai-expand-strategic-partnership" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/emirates-flydubai-expand-strategic-partnership#comments Daily News Airports & Routes Wed, 16 Jan 2019 19:52:00 +0000 303921 at http://atwonline.com Emirates Airline Ryanair Holidays business to close http://atwonline.com/airlines/ryanair-holidays-business-close <div class="node-body article-body">Irish LCC Ryanair is discontinuing its Ryanair Holidays business, which packaged flight and hotels, just two years after the service was launched.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/ryanair-holidays-business-close" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/ryanair-holidays-business-close#comments Airlines Daily News Wed, 16 Jan 2019 19:45:00 +0000 303911 at http://atwonline.com Airlines downplay impact on US government shutdown for now http://atwonline.com/airlines/airlines-downplay-impact-us-government-shutdown-now <div class="node-body article-body">Airline executives acknowledge that the partial US government shutdown is affecting their businesses, but they are downplaying both immediate and long-term ramifications, seemingly betting on a near-term resolution to the stalemate that began Dec. 22, 2018.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/airlines-downplay-impact-us-government-shutdown-now" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/airlines-downplay-impact-us-government-shutdown-now#comments Airlines Government Affairs Daily News Wed, 16 Jan 2019 18:53:00 +0000 303901 at http://atwonline.com <p>Delta Air Lines doesn&rsquo;t expect the government shutdown to have a &ldquo;meaningful impact&rdquo; on the unit-cost guidance in either the [first] quarter or the year; however, the Atlanta-based carrier said the shutdown will likely cost $25 million in January.</p> Rob Finlayson FAA recalls inspectors, engineers to work during shutdown http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/faa-recalls-inspectors-engineers-work-during-shutdown <div class="node-body article-body">FAA is recalling aviation safety inspectors and engineers to work without pay during the ongoing partial shutdown of US government agencies.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/faa-recalls-inspectors-engineers-work-during-shutdown" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/faa-recalls-inspectors-engineers-work-during-shutdown#comments Government Affairs Daily News Wed, 16 Jan 2019 18:43:00 +0000 303891 at http://atwonline.com Poll Question: If the UK does a no-deal Brexit in March, will people reduce their travel in and out of the country? http://atwonline.com/poll/01162019 <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/01162019" 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-7001-wrapper"> <label class="option" 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http://atwonline.com Indigo to initially take 49% stake in Wow Air http://atwonline.com/airlines/indigo-initially-take-49-stake-wow-air <div class="node-body article-body">Icelandic LCC WOW Air has disclosed that US private equity firm Indigo Partners is looking at an initial 49% investment, although this could be increased at a later date.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/indigo-initially-take-49-stake-wow-air" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/indigo-initially-take-49-stake-wow-air#comments Airlines Daily News Wed, 16 Jan 2019 16:20:00 +0000 303871 at http://atwonline.com <p>WOW Air A321</p> Rob Finlayson IAG’s Level takes over Vueling’s Amsterdam base http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/iag-s-level-takes-over-vueling-s-amsterdam-base <div class="node-body article-body">International Airlines Group’s (IAG) Vienna-based LCC Level will take over the Amsterdam base from Spanish LCC Vueling, starting in the spring. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/iag-s-level-takes-over-vueling-s-amsterdam-base" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/iag-s-level-takes-over-vueling-s-amsterdam-base#comments Daily News Airports & Routes Wed, 16 Jan 2019 16:00:00 +0000 303861 at http://atwonline.com ANA trials autonomous bus system at Haneda http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/ana-trials-autonomous-bus-system-haneda <div class="node-body article-body">All Nippon Airways (ANA) is conducting further trials of an autonomous, “driverless” bus at Tokyo Haneda Airport, and could introduce the system operationally by next year.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/ana-trials-autonomous-bus-system-haneda" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/ana-trials-autonomous-bus-system-haneda#comments Daily News Airports & Routes Wed, 16 Jan 2019 15:36:00 +0000 303851 at http://atwonline.com Photos and drawing by ANA Jazz pilots endorse new labor contract; airline to expand fleet http://atwonline.com/airframes/jazz-pilots-endorse-new-labor-contract-airline-expand-fleet <div class="node-body article-body">Pilot leaders from Canadian regional carrier Jazz Aviation endorsed a tentative agreement for a new contract Jan. 15, on the same day Jazz’s parent company Chorus Aviation Inc. and Air Canada announced terms to extend their capacity purchase agreement (CPA) through 2035 and increase the Jazz fleet with an additional 14 Bombardier CRJ900s.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airframes/jazz-pilots-endorse-new-labor-contract-airline-expand-fleet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airframes/jazz-pilots-endorse-new-labor-contract-airline-expand-fleet#comments Airframes Daily News Labor Wed, 16 Jan 2019 15:14:00 +0000 303841 at http://atwonline.com <p>Rendering of CRJ900 in Air Canada Express livery</p> Bombardier US federal judge denies NATCA request for restraining order http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/us-federal-judge-denies-natca-request-restraining-order <div class="node-body article-body">A federal judge on Jan. 15 declined to issue a temporary restraining order sought by the National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) to compel the US government to pay controllers who are required to work during the current funding shutdown.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/us-federal-judge-denies-natca-request-restraining-order" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/us-federal-judge-denies-natca-request-restraining-order#comments Air Traffic Management Government Affairs Daily News Wed, 16 Jan 2019 14:45:00 +0000 303831 at http://atwonline.com European airlines warn of capacity freeze as no-deal Brexit fears rise http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/european-airlines-warn-capacity-freeze-no-deal-brexit-fears-rise <div class="node-body article-body">Airlines and airports are warning of looming capacity freezes across Europe, after UK prime minister Theresa May's terms with the European Union (EU) for exiting the trade bloc was overwhelmingly rejected by the UK parliament.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/european-airlines-warn-capacity-freeze-no-deal-brexit-fears-rise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/european-airlines-warn-capacity-freeze-no-deal-brexit-fears-rise#comments Airlines Government Affairs Open Skies Daily News ATW Plus Wed, 16 Jan 2019 14:03:00 +0000 303821 at http://atwonline.com Getty Images People-Jan. 15, 2019 http://atwonline.com/people/people-jan-15-2019 <div class="node-body article-body">People-Jan. 15, 2019</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/people/people-jan-15-2019" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/people/people-jan-15-2019#comments Daily News People Tue, 15 Jan 2019 21:50:00 +0000 303801 at http://atwonline.com Russia’s S7 Technics increases MRO training capacity http://atwonline.com/mro/russia-s-s7-technics-increases-mro-training-capacity <div class="node-body article-body">Russia’s S7 Technics, the maintenance arm of S7 Group, is expanding its MRO training facilities as it responds to growing demand for maintenance staff training for Western-built aircraft such as the Airbus A320neo and Boeing 737 MAX, the company said Jan. 14. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/mro/russia-s-s7-technics-increases-mro-training-capacity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/mro/russia-s-s7-technics-increases-mro-training-capacity#comments Daily News MRO Tue, 15 Jan 2019 21:40:00 +0000 303791 at http://atwonline.com <p>S7 Airlines A320neo</p> Rob Finlayson LOT Polish Airlines to launch route to India http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/lot-polish-airlines-launch-route-india <div class="node-body article-body">LOT Polish Airlines plans to begin 5X-weekly Warsaw-New Delhi services from Sept. 17 using a Boeing 787 in a three-class configuration, its first route to India.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/lot-polish-airlines-launch-route-india" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/lot-polish-airlines-launch-route-india#comments Daily News Airports & Routes Tue, 15 Jan 2019 21:32:00 +0000 303781 at http://atwonline.com LOT Polish Airlines Delta’s 2018 net income up 22.5%, warns of revenue drop from shutdown http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/delta-s-2018-net-income-225-warns-revenue-drop-shutdown <div class="field-byline"> Staff report </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Delta Air Lines on Jan. 15 reported fourth-quarter 2018 revenue of $10.7 billion, up 5% year-over-year, but warned of revenue slowing because of the partial federal government shutdown that started in late December 2018.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/delta-s-2018-net-income-225-warns-revenue-drop-shutdown" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/delta-s-2018-net-income-225-warns-revenue-drop-shutdown#comments Daily News Airline Financials ATW Plus Tue, 15 Jan 2019 21:16:00 +0000 303771 at http://atwonline.com <p>Delta Boeing 767-300</p> Rob Finlayson Finnair to expand services to Japan, Dominican Republic http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/finnair-expand-services-japan-dominican-republic <div class="node-body article-body">Finnair will launch 2X-weekly Helsinki-Sapporo (Japan) seasonal service, from Dec. 15, 2019 through March 27, 2020.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/finnair-expand-services-japan-dominican-republic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/finnair-expand-services-japan-dominican-republic#comments Daily News Airports & Routes Tue, 15 Jan 2019 20:33:00 +0000 303761 at http://atwonline.com <p>Finnair Airbus A350-900</p> Rob Finlayson Cathay Pacific’s December load factors slip despite healthy demand http://atwonline.com/airline-traffic/cathay-pacific-s-december-load-factors-slip-despite-healthy-demand <div class="node-body article-body">Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific Airways reported a decrease in load factor for both passenger and cargo for December 2018, although the carrier said demand was healthy.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airline-traffic/cathay-pacific-s-december-load-factors-slip-despite-healthy-demand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airline-traffic/cathay-pacific-s-december-load-factors-slip-despite-healthy-demand#comments Daily News Airline Traffic Tue, 15 Jan 2019 20:18:00 +0000 303751 at http://atwonline.com <p>Cathay Pacific A350-1000</p> Rob Finlayson UK’s Hybrid Air Vehicles gains approval to produce Airlander 10 http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/uk-s-hybrid-air-vehicles-gains-approval-produce-airlander-10 <div class="node-body article-body">UK-based Hybrid Air Vehicles (HAV) is a step closer to launching its Airlander 10 heavy-lift platform now that the CAA has granted Production Organization Approval (POA).</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/uk-s-hybrid-air-vehicles-gains-approval-produce-airlander-10" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/uk-s-hybrid-air-vehicles-gains-approval-produce-airlander-10#comments Daily News Manufacturers Operations & Technology Tue, 15 Jan 2019 20:03:00 +0000 303741 at http://atwonline.com Indonesian military jets intercept Ethiopian Airlines 777F http://atwonline.com/open-skies/indonesian-military-jets-intercept-ethiopian-airlines-777f <div class="node-body article-body">Indonesian Air Force (TNI AU) military jets intercepted an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 777F over Sumatra, Indonesia, forcing it to land at Batam’s Hang Nadim International Airport on Jan. 15. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/open-skies/indonesian-military-jets-intercept-ethiopian-airlines-777f" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/open-skies/indonesian-military-jets-intercept-ethiopian-airlines-777f#comments Airlines Open Skies Daily News Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:49:00 +0000 303731 at http://atwonline.com TSA staffing shortages, delays grow as shutdown continues http://atwonline.com/security/tsa-staffing-shortages-delays-grow-shutdown-continues <div class="node-body article-body">Some US airports are warning of terminal closures and longer wait-times at Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screening lanes as the US partial federal government shutdown—now the longest in history—shows no sign of ending soon.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/security/tsa-staffing-shortages-delays-grow-shutdown-continues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/security/tsa-staffing-shortages-delays-grow-shutdown-continues#comments Daily News Security Airports & Routes ATW Plus Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:39:00 +0000 303721 at http://atwonline.com Report: India foresees 20-year rapid growth of traffic, airports http://atwonline.com/airlines/report-india-foresees-20-year-rapid-growth-traffic-airports <div class="node-body article-body">A new strategy document outlines rapid growth projections and ambitious goals for India’s civil aviation industry over the next 20 years, as well as challenges and recommended steps.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/report-india-foresees-20-year-rapid-growth-traffic-airports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/report-india-foresees-20-year-rapid-growth-traffic-airports#comments Airlines Daily News ATW Plus Tue, 15 Jan 2019 17:03:00 +0000 303711 at http://atwonline.com <p>The report&rsquo;s authors recommend that the privatization process for Air India should be restarted as soon as possible.</p> Rob Finlayson Turkish Airlines forecasts strong growth for 2019 http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/turkish-airlines-forecasts-strong-growth-2019 <div class="node-body article-body">Turkish Airlines expects its full-year revenues to reach $14.1 billion in 2019, on the back of a strong passenger growth forecast for the coming year.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/turkish-airlines-forecasts-strong-growth-2019" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airline-financials/turkish-airlines-forecasts-strong-growth-2019#comments Daily News Airline Financials Tue, 15 Jan 2019 16:32:00 +0000 303701 at http://atwonline.com <p>Turkish Airlines Boeing 737-800</p> Rob Finlayson Security staff at eight German airports continue strike action http://atwonline.com/labor/security-staff-eight-german-airports-continue-strike-action <div class="node-body article-body">Flights in Germany faced further disruptions Jan. 15 because of planned strike action by security staff at eight of the country’s airports.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/labor/security-staff-eight-german-airports-continue-strike-action" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/labor/security-staff-eight-german-airports-continue-strike-action#comments Daily News Labor Airports & Routes Tue, 15 Jan 2019 16:12:00 +0000 303691 at http://atwonline.com Getty Images Connect Airways raises takeover offer for Flybe http://atwonline.com/airlines/connect-airways-raises-takeover-offer-flybe <div class="node-body article-body">The Virgin-led consortium seeking to acquire Flybe has increased its offer by £600,000 ($771,000) and agreed to immediately provide £10 million to improve the UK regional carrier’s liquidity, after it was revealed the conditions for the original bridge loan facility could not be met.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/connect-airways-raises-takeover-offer-flybe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/connect-airways-raises-takeover-offer-flybe#comments Airlines Daily News Tue, 15 Jan 2019 15:48:00 +0000 303681 at http://atwonline.com <p>Flybe Bombardier Q400</p> Flybe FAA to issue new rules for drone flights over people, at night http://atwonline.com/regulation/faa-issue-new-rules-drone-flights-over-people-night <div class="node-body article-body">The FAA will soon publish a proposed regulation that would allow flights of small drones for commercial purposes at night and over people under certain conditions.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/regulation/faa-issue-new-rules-drone-flights-over-people-night" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/regulation/faa-issue-new-rules-drone-flights-over-people-night#comments Regulation Daily News Mon, 14 Jan 2019 21:31:00 +0000 303661 at http://atwonline.com Air France, ground handling staff ink pay deal http://atwonline.com/labor/air-france-ground-handling-staff-ink-pay-deal <div class="node-body article-body">Air France-KLM CEO Benjamin Smith has said a fresh pay deal, signed by Air France and its ground handling staff, further demonstrates improved labor relations at the French carrier.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/labor/air-france-ground-handling-staff-ink-pay-deal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/labor/air-france-ground-handling-staff-ink-pay-deal#comments Daily News Labor Mon, 14 Jan 2019 21:07:00 +0000 303651 at http://atwonline.com <p>Air France A321</p> Rob Finlayson Airbus negotiates with suppliers to cut A220 costs http://atwonline.com/airframes/airbus-negotiates-suppliers-cut-a220-costs <div class="node-body article-body">Airbus now has “a very good understanding of the cost base” of the A220 program, but negotiations with suppliers, key to bringing down costs, are still ongoing, Airbus-Bombardier partnership CEO Philippe Balducchi said.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airframes/airbus-negotiates-suppliers-cut-a220-costs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airframes/airbus-negotiates-suppliers-cut-a220-costs#comments Airframes Daily News Mon, 14 Jan 2019 20:52:00 +0000 303641 at http://atwonline.com Airbus Airline Routes-Jan. 14, 2019 http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/airline-routes-jan-14-2019 <div class="node-body article-body">Airline Routes-Jan. 14, 2019</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/airline-routes-jan-14-2019" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/airline-routes-jan-14-2019#comments Daily News Airports & Routes Mon, 14 Jan 2019 19:42:00 +0000 303631 at http://atwonline.com