ATWOnline https://atwonline.com/rss.xml en Analysis: Alitalia’s saga drags on; BA’s pilots inflict huge damage https://atwonline.com/opinions/analysis-alitalia-s-saga-drags-ba-s-pilots-inflict-huge-damage <div class="node-body article-body">Another deadline extension was granted in September for a business plan to be submitted to get Alitalia solvent.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/opinions/analysis-alitalia-s-saga-drags-ba-s-pilots-inflict-huge-damage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/opinions/analysis-alitalia-s-saga-drags-ba-s-pilots-inflict-huge-damage#comments Opinions Tue, 24 Sep 2019 18:11:00 +0000 315833 at https://atwonline.com Alitalia Editorial: Aviation taxes don’t reduce emissions https://atwonline.com/opinions/editorial-aviation-taxes-don-t-reduce-emissions <div class="node-body article-body">Concerns about global warming and the environment have led to an anti-aviation sentiment, causing some countries to consider adding new taxes on airlines. </div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/opinions/editorial-aviation-taxes-don-t-reduce-emissions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/opinions/editorial-aviation-taxes-don-t-reduce-emissions#comments Daily News Opinions Tue, 24 Sep 2019 11:21:00 +0000 315830 at https://atwonline.com Birmingham Airport shares plans to become Europe’s leading airport https://atwonline.com/atw-location/birmingham-airport-shares-plans-become-europe-s-leading-airport <div class="field-byline"> Sponsored by Birmingham Airport </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Tom Screen, Aviation Director at Birmingham Airport takes a look at how the airport plans to maximise its potential using its single runway following the restated Government policy to make the best use of the UK's existing runways.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/atw-location/birmingham-airport-shares-plans-become-europe-s-leading-airport" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/atw-location/birmingham-airport-shares-plans-become-europe-s-leading-airport#comments ATW On-Location Mon, 23 Sep 2019 22:27:00 +0000 315794 at https://atwonline.com Adria Airways ‘intensively looking’ to stabilize operations https://atwonline.com/leasing/adria-airways-intensively-looking-stabilize-operations <div class="node-body article-body">Slovenian carrier Adria Airways has had two Bombardier CRJ900s recalled by their lessor and is “intensively looking for solutions” to stabilize operations. </div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/leasing/adria-airways-intensively-looking-stabilize-operations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/leasing/adria-airways-intensively-looking-stabilize-operations#comments Airlines Daily News Leasing Mon, 23 Sep 2019 17:17:00 +0000 315909 at https://atwonline.com <p>Adria Airways CRJ900</p> Adria Airways Thomas Cook’s Gatwick slots likely to generate interest https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/thomas-cook-s-gatwick-slots-likely-generate-interest <div class="node-body article-body">The grounding of UK leisure carrier Thomas Cook Airlines is likely to spark interest in the airline’s slot portfolio at London Gatwick Airport, although the slots are highly seasonal.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/thomas-cook-s-gatwick-slots-likely-generate-interest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/thomas-cook-s-gatwick-slots-likely-generate-interest#comments Airlines Daily News Airports & Routes Mon, 23 Sep 2019 16:52:00 +0000 315908 at https://atwonline.com <p>Thomas Cook Airlines Airbus A321</p> Rob Finlayson CAAC approves Chinese carriers for Paris, London routes https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/caac-approves-chinese-carriers-paris-london-routes <div class="node-body article-body">Chinese airlines have won permission to introduce or expand services to Paris and London, including two routes from imminently operational Beijing Daxing International Airport.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/caac-approves-chinese-carriers-paris-london-routes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/caac-approves-chinese-carriers-paris-london-routes#comments Daily News Airports & Routes Mon, 23 Sep 2019 16:45:00 +0000 315907 at https://atwonline.com <p>China Eastern Airlines 787-9</p> Boeing UK CAA wet-leases aircraft for Thomas Cook repatriation effort https://atwonline.com/airlines/uk-caa-wet-leases-aircraft-thomas-cook-repatriation-effort <div class="node-body article-body">The UK CAA has wet-leased aircraft from operators around the world to support a massive repatriation of Thomas Cook Airlines passengers stranded by the compulsory liquidation of UK leisure operator Thomas Cook.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airlines/uk-caa-wet-leases-aircraft-thomas-cook-repatriation-effort" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airlines/uk-caa-wet-leases-aircraft-thomas-cook-repatriation-effort#comments Airlines Daily News Airports & Routes ATW Plus Mon, 23 Sep 2019 16:13:00 +0000 315906 at https://atwonline.com Joe Pries Thomas Cook’s Condor seeks investor; Lufthansa considers bid https://atwonline.com/airlines/thomas-cook-s-condor-seeks-investor-lufthansa-considers-bid <div class="node-body article-body">German leisure carrier Condor is urgently seeking bridge financing and a new investor after its parent company, Thomas Cook Group, filed for bankruptcy Sept. 22.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airlines/thomas-cook-s-condor-seeks-investor-lufthansa-considers-bid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airlines/thomas-cook-s-condor-seeks-investor-lufthansa-considers-bid#comments Airlines Daily News ATW Plus Mon, 23 Sep 2019 15:26:00 +0000 315905 at https://atwonline.com <p>Condor Boeing 757-200</p> Rob Finlayson DOT appoints members to new disabled passengers advisory committee https://atwonline.com/regulation/dot-appoints-members-new-disabled-passengers-advisory-committee <div class="node-body article-body">The US Department of Transportation has named 19 members to the new Air Carrier Access Act (ACAA) Advisory Committee, which will advise the Transportation secretary on issues relating to the needs of disabled air travelers.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/regulation/dot-appoints-members-new-disabled-passengers-advisory-committee" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/regulation/dot-appoints-members-new-disabled-passengers-advisory-committee#comments Regulation Daily News Mon, 23 Sep 2019 14:35:00 +0000 315904 at https://atwonline.com XL Airways CEO appeals to Air France for rescue https://atwonline.com/airlines/xl-airways-ceo-appeals-air-france-rescue <div class="node-body article-body">The CEO of insolvent French airline XL Airways has appealed to Air France to save the carrier, saying it could boost the group’s long-haul LCC offerings. </div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airlines/xl-airways-ceo-appeals-air-france-rescue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airlines/xl-airways-ceo-appeals-air-france-rescue#comments Airlines Daily News Mon, 23 Sep 2019 14:32:00 +0000 315903 at https://atwonline.com <p>XL Airways Airbus A330-200</p> Rob Finlayson XiamenAir opens Shanghai branch https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/xiamenair-opens-shanghai-branch <div class="node-body article-body">XiamenAir has established a branch company at Shanghai, increasing its ability to gain service rights at China’s largest city, especially for international destinations.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/xiamenair-opens-shanghai-branch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/xiamenair-opens-shanghai-branch#comments Daily News Airports & Routes Mon, 23 Sep 2019 14:18:00 +0000 315902 at https://atwonline.com <p>XiamenAir Boeing 787-9</p> Rob Finlayson CEO: Air Arabia sees no threat of oil price volatility, strong growth https://atwonline.com/airlines/ceo-air-arabia-sees-no-threat-oil-price-volatility-strong-growth <div class="node-body article-body">Gulf LCC Air Arabia CEO Adel Al Ali does not see a threat posed by higher jet fuel prices after recent attacks on Saudi Arabian oil fields. </div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airlines/ceo-air-arabia-sees-no-threat-oil-price-volatility-strong-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airlines/ceo-air-arabia-sees-no-threat-oil-price-volatility-strong-growth#comments Airlines Daily News ATW Plus Mon, 23 Sep 2019 14:04:00 +0000 315901 at https://atwonline.com <p>Air Arabia A320</p> Rob Finlayson NTSB investigates second SWISS PW1500G failure https://atwonline.com/engines/ntsb-investigates-second-swiss-pw1500g-failure <div class="node-body article-body">The US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is looking into the second PW1500G engine failure involving a low-pressure compressor stage 1 rotor in two months—both involving Swiss International Air Lines A220-300s operating the same route.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/engines/ntsb-investigates-second-swiss-pw1500g-failure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/engines/ntsb-investigates-second-swiss-pw1500g-failure#comments Daily News Engines Safety Mon, 23 Sep 2019 13:56:00 +0000 315900 at https://atwonline.com SWISS Rolls: MRO crunch slows Trent 1000 retrofits https://atwonline.com/aircraft-engines/rolls-mro-crunch-slows-trent-1000-retrofits <div class="node-body article-body">Rolls-Royce’s decision to accelerate swaps of older intermediate pressure turbine (IPT) blades is adding pressure to its overhaul shops and will keep the number of Boeing 787s grounded because of Trent 1000 engine issues higher than previously projected well into 2020.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/aircraft-engines/rolls-mro-crunch-slows-trent-1000-retrofits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/aircraft-engines/rolls-mro-crunch-slows-trent-1000-retrofits#comments Daily News Aircraft & Engines ATW Plus Mon, 23 Sep 2019 13:35:00 +0000 315899 at https://atwonline.com Rolls-Royce WORLD ROUTES 2019: Sri Lankan tourist traffic recovers after Easter attacks https://atwonline.com/atw-location/world-routes-2019-sri-lankan-tourist-traffic-recovers-after-easter-attacks <div class="node-body article-body">Sri Lanka’s airports have seen a dramatic recovery in traffic following a steep decline in demand caused by terrorist bombings in April.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/atw-location/world-routes-2019-sri-lankan-tourist-traffic-recovers-after-easter-attacks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/atw-location/world-routes-2019-sri-lankan-tourist-traffic-recovers-after-easter-attacks#comments ATW On-Location Operations & Technology Mon, 23 Sep 2019 06:42:00 +0000 315898 at https://atwonline.com WORLD ROUTES 2019: Air India eyes fleet growth after privatization https://atwonline.com/atw-location/world-routes-2019-air-india-eyes-fleet-growth-after-privatization <div class="node-body article-body">Air India has ambitious fleet growth plans, but must wait for its privatization process to play out so any potential new owners can review the airline’s strategy, according to a senior executive.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/atw-location/world-routes-2019-air-india-eyes-fleet-growth-after-privatization" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/atw-location/world-routes-2019-air-india-eyes-fleet-growth-after-privatization#comments ATW On-Location Operations & Technology Mon, 23 Sep 2019 06:39:00 +0000 315897 at https://atwonline.com WORLD ROUTES 2019: Hawaiian boosts Japanese network https://atwonline.com/atw-location/world-routes-2019-hawaiian-boosts-japanese-network <div class="node-body article-body">Hawaiian Airlines sees potential to grow its already strong presence in the Japanese market by expanding its own flights and through its proposed joint venture with Japan Airlines (JAL).</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/atw-location/world-routes-2019-hawaiian-boosts-japanese-network" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/atw-location/world-routes-2019-hawaiian-boosts-japanese-network#comments ATW On-Location Airports & Routes Mon, 23 Sep 2019 06:32:00 +0000 315896 at https://atwonline.com WORLD ROUTES 2019: Cobham Aviation raises its brand under new CEO https://atwonline.com/atw-location/world-routes-2019-cobham-aviation-raises-its-brand-under-new-ceo <div class="node-body article-body">Australia’s largest provider of contract aviation services, including passenger flights and air freight operations, is a name unfamiliar to many outside the country. That’s starting to change.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/atw-location/world-routes-2019-cobham-aviation-raises-its-brand-under-new-ceo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/atw-location/world-routes-2019-cobham-aviation-raises-its-brand-under-new-ceo#comments ATW On-Location Operations & Technology Mon, 23 Sep 2019 06:29:00 +0000 315895 at https://atwonline.com WORLD ROUTES 2019: Aircraft developments spur new market opportunities https://atwonline.com/atw-location/world-routes-2019-aircraft-developments-spur-new-market-opportunities <div class="node-body article-body">New generation aircraft types have dramatically expanded route and market prospects for airlines, and in the longer-term new technologies will pose more opportunities and challenges for operators, according to a panel of aviation industry experts at the World Routes conference in Adelaide.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/atw-location/world-routes-2019-aircraft-developments-spur-new-market-opportunities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/atw-location/world-routes-2019-aircraft-developments-spur-new-market-opportunities#comments ATW On-Location Aircraft & Engines Operations & Technology Mon, 23 Sep 2019 06:26:00 +0000 315894 at https://atwonline.com Thomas Cook collapses, biggest UK peacetime repatriation begins https://atwonline.com/operations-technology/thomas-cook-collapses-biggest-uk-peacetime-repatriation-begins <div class="field-byline"> David Casey </div> <div class="node-body article-body">UK leisure operator Thomas Cook, the world’s oldest holiday company, has ceased trading with immediate effect after last-ditch talks to save the UK business failed. </div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/operations-technology/thomas-cook-collapses-biggest-uk-peacetime-repatriation-begins" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/operations-technology/thomas-cook-collapses-biggest-uk-peacetime-repatriation-begins#comments News Operations & Technology Mon, 23 Sep 2019 05:48:00 +0000 315893 at https://atwonline.com Joe Pries BREAKING NEWS: Thomas Cook ceases trading https://atwonline.com/operations-technology/breaking-news-thomas-cook-ceases-trading <div class="node-body article-body">UK leisure travel specialist Thomas Cook Group has ceased trading and all flights have been canceled, the UK CAA has announced.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/operations-technology/breaking-news-thomas-cook-ceases-trading" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/operations-technology/breaking-news-thomas-cook-ceases-trading#comments News Operations & Technology Mon, 23 Sep 2019 02:34:00 +0000 315892 at https://atwonline.com WORLD ROUTES 2019: Hong Kong Airport predicts smaller September traffic decline https://atwonline.com/atw-location/world-routes-2019-hong-kong-airport-predicts-smaller-september-traffic-decline <div class="node-body article-body">Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) expects the impact of the recent civil unrest on its traffic to ease, with a smaller passenger decline in September and the potential for a significant rebound in 2020 results.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/atw-location/world-routes-2019-hong-kong-airport-predicts-smaller-september-traffic-decline" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/atw-location/world-routes-2019-hong-kong-airport-predicts-smaller-september-traffic-decline#comments ATW On-Location Airports & Routes Sun, 22 Sep 2019 13:16:00 +0000 315891 at https://atwonline.com WORLD ROUTES 2019: Saudia looks to growth; sees LCC flyadeal evolving into feed carrier https://atwonline.com/atw-location/world-routes-2019-saudia-looks-growth-sees-lcc-flyadeal-evolving-feed-carrier <div class="node-body article-body">Saudi Arabian Airlines is on a growth plan that will both extend its reach to European destinations using long-range narrowbodies and broaden its international base by focusing on countries with high concentrations of Muslim populations.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/atw-location/world-routes-2019-saudia-looks-growth-sees-lcc-flyadeal-evolving-feed-carrier" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/atw-location/world-routes-2019-saudia-looks-growth-sees-lcc-flyadeal-evolving-feed-carrier#comments ATW On-Location Airports & Routes Sun, 22 Sep 2019 13:13:00 +0000 315890 at https://atwonline.com WORLD ROUTES 2019: India offers 'huge opportunities' for Australian air services development https://atwonline.com/atw-location/world-routes-2019-india-offers-huge-opportunities-australian-air-services-development <div class="field-byline"> David Casey </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Improving connectivity with India is a key target for the Australian government, the country’s minister for trade, tourism and investment told delegates at World Routes in Adelaide Sept. 22.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/atw-location/world-routes-2019-india-offers-huge-opportunities-australian-air-services-development" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/atw-location/world-routes-2019-india-offers-huge-opportunities-australian-air-services-development#comments Aeropolitics ATW On-Location Airports & Routes Sun, 22 Sep 2019 13:10:00 +0000 315889 at https://atwonline.com WORLD ROUTES 2019: AirBaltic CEO expects more European consolidation https://atwonline.com/atw-location/world-routes-2019-airbaltic-ceo-expects-more-european-consolidation <div class="field-byline"> David Casey </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Europe's airline industry is ripe for further consolidation although it will not be on the same scale as in the US, according to airBaltic’s CEO. </div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/atw-location/world-routes-2019-airbaltic-ceo-expects-more-european-consolidation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/atw-location/world-routes-2019-airbaltic-ceo-expects-more-european-consolidation#comments ATW On-Location Operations & Technology Sun, 22 Sep 2019 13:08:00 +0000 315888 at https://atwonline.com WORLD ROUTES 2019: Changi plans for huge growth; new Jewel facility attracts millions https://atwonline.com/atw-location/world-routes-2019-changi-plans-huge-growth-new-jewel-facility-attracts-millions <div class="node-body article-body">Despite still having capacity growth for about 19 million more passengers annually beyond the 66 million currently handled, Changi Airport Group (CAG) has embarked on a Terminal 2 expansion that will add capacity for 15 million more passengers in the 2020s.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/atw-location/world-routes-2019-changi-plans-huge-growth-new-jewel-facility-attracts-millions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/atw-location/world-routes-2019-changi-plans-huge-growth-new-jewel-facility-attracts-millions#comments ATW On-Location Airports & Routes Sun, 22 Sep 2019 13:06:00 +0000 315887 at https://atwonline.com WORLD ROUTES 2019: Female aviation execs spell out how women can break through glass ceiling https://atwonline.com/atw-location/world-routes-2019-female-aviation-execs-spell-out-how-women-can-break-through-glass-cei <div class="field-byline"> David Casey </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Introducing quotas for female chief executives is not the answer in the quest for equality in the global aviation industry, delegates at World Routes 2019 were told, but more must be done to enable the advancement of women into important leadership roles.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/atw-location/world-routes-2019-female-aviation-execs-spell-out-how-women-can-break-through-glass-cei" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/atw-location/world-routes-2019-female-aviation-execs-spell-out-how-women-can-break-through-glass-cei#comments ATW On-Location Operations & Technology Sun, 22 Sep 2019 13:03:00 +0000 315886 at https://atwonline.com WORLD ROUTES 2019: Airlines and airports seek more data on emerging routes https://atwonline.com/atw-location/world-routes-2019-airlines-and-airports-seek-more-data-emerging-routes <div class="node-body article-body">Airlines and airports anticipate a huge change in city point connections enabled by new very-long range narrowbodies and widebodies, although some say they do not yet the data to validate these emerging markets.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/atw-location/world-routes-2019-airlines-and-airports-seek-more-data-emerging-routes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/atw-location/world-routes-2019-airlines-and-airports-seek-more-data-emerging-routes#comments ATW On-Location Airports & Routes Operations & Technology Sun, 22 Sep 2019 12:59:00 +0000 315885 at https://atwonline.com WORLD ROUTES 2019: Darwin and Haikou seek non-stop route https://atwonline.com/atw-location/world-routes-2019-darwin-and-haikou-seek-non-stop-route <div class="field-byline"> David Casey </div> <div class="node-body article-body">An agreement designed to bring a non-stop route between the Australian city of Darwin and Haikou, the capital of China's island province Hainan, was signed at World Routes in Adelaide Sept. 22.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/atw-location/world-routes-2019-darwin-and-haikou-seek-non-stop-route" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/atw-location/world-routes-2019-darwin-and-haikou-seek-non-stop-route#comments ATW On-Location Airports & Routes Sun, 22 Sep 2019 12:56:00 +0000 315884 at https://atwonline.com Thomas Cook scrambles to avoid collapse https://atwonline.com/airlines/thomas-cook-scrambles-avoid-collapse <div class="node-body article-body">Leisure travel specialist Thomas Cook is holding last-ditch talks with potential investors in an effort to stave off a financial collapse that could leave hundreds of thousands of travelers stranded.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airlines/thomas-cook-scrambles-avoid-collapse" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airlines/thomas-cook-scrambles-avoid-collapse#comments Airlines Daily News ATW Plus Fri, 20 Sep 2019 18:50:00 +0000 315883 at https://atwonline.com <p>Thomas Cook Airbus A321</p> Rob Finlayson