ATWOnline http://atwonline.com/rss.xml en Aircraft News-Sept. 21, 2019 http://atwonline.com/airframes/aircraft-news-sept-21-2019 <div class="node-body article-body">Aircraft News-Sept. 21, 2019</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airframes/aircraft-news-sept-21-2019" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airframes/aircraft-news-sept-21-2019#comments Airframes Daily News Fri, 21 Sep 2018 19:52:00 +0000 294101 at http://atwonline.com Flybe begins ‘Flyshe’ program to bring more women into aviation http://atwonline.com/airlines/flybe-begins-flyshe-program-bring-more-women-aviation <div class="node-body article-body">Europe’s largest regional airline has begun an initiative to bring more women into aviation, in the same week as the UK’s pilots’ union expressed fears that rising costs increasingly mean that only the wealthy can become flightdeck crew.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/flybe-begins-flyshe-program-bring-more-women-aviation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/flybe-begins-flyshe-program-bring-more-women-aviation#comments Airlines Daily News Fri, 21 Sep 2018 19:48:00 +0000 294091 at http://atwonline.com WOW Air issues bonds ahead of IPO http://atwonline.com/airlines/wow-air-issues-bonds-ahead-ipo <div class="node-body article-body">Icelandic LCC WOW Air has closed a €60 million ($70.4 million) bonds issue and started preparing for an initial public offering (IPO) within the next 12 to 18 months.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/wow-air-issues-bonds-ahead-ipo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/wow-air-issues-bonds-ahead-ipo#comments Airlines Daily News ATW Plus Fri, 21 Sep 2018 19:26:00 +0000 294071 at http://atwonline.com <p>WOW Air A330-300</p> Rob Finlayson KLM cuts two African routes to add Las Vegas service http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/klm-cuts-two-african-routes-add-las-vegas-service <div class="node-body article-body">Dutch SkyTeam carrier KLM will stop services to Freetown in Sierra Leone and Monrovia in Liberia from summer 2019, freeing up capacity for 3X-weekly flights between Amsterdam and Las Vegas.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/klm-cuts-two-african-routes-add-las-vegas-service" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/klm-cuts-two-african-routes-add-las-vegas-service#comments Daily News Airports & Routes Fri, 21 Sep 2018 19:01:00 +0000 294061 at http://atwonline.com <p>KLM Boeing 787-9</p> Rob Finlayson Delta to open biometric terminal at ATL for international passengers http://atwonline.com/security/delta-open-biometric-terminal-atl-international-passengers <div class="node-body article-body">Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines plans to offer a full biometric airport throughput to travelers on direct international flights from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport’s (ATL) Terminal F, beginning late 2018. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/security/delta-open-biometric-terminal-atl-international-passengers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/security/delta-open-biometric-terminal-atl-international-passengers#comments Security Daily News Airports & Routes Fri, 21 Sep 2018 18:35:00 +0000 294051 at http://atwonline.com US House could vote next week on compromise FAA bill http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/us-house-could-vote-next-week-compromise-faa-bill <div class="node-body article-body">A compromise bill to reauthorize the FAA could be taken up by the US House as early as next week, according to a staffer on the House Transportation and Infrastructure committee, who added that negotiations are on track and members remain optimistic about the prospects of passing the legislation before the fast-approaching Sept. 30 deadline.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/us-house-could-vote-next-week-compromise-faa-bill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/government-affairs/us-house-could-vote-next-week-compromise-faa-bill#comments Government Affairs Daily News Fri, 21 Sep 2018 18:28:00 +0000 294041 at http://atwonline.com Dubai airport 45-day runway closure to cause 43% capacity reduction http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/dubai-airport-45-day-runway-closure-cause-43-capacity-reduction <div class="node-body article-body">The 45-day runway closure in 2019 at Dubai International Airport’s (DXB) of southern runway (12R-30L) will significantly disrupt operations for Emirates Airline and flydubai, Emirates president Tim Clark told ATW on the sidelines of this week’s IATA Aviation Day in Mauritius.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/dubai-airport-45-day-runway-closure-cause-43-capacity-reduction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/dubai-airport-45-day-runway-closure-cause-43-capacity-reduction#comments Daily News ATW On-Location Airports & Routes Fri, 21 Sep 2018 18:07:00 +0000 294031 at http://atwonline.com <p>Emirates Airline aircraft at Dubai airport.</p> Rob Finlayson Cathay Pacific, Qantas codeshare to boost networks http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/cathay-pacific-qantas-codeshare-boost-networks <div class="node-body article-body">Australia’s Qantas and Hong Kong flag carrier Cathay Pacific Airways have reached a deal to codeshare on selected routes, which will boost Cathay’s domestic Australian access and add new Asian destinations to the Qantas network.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/cathay-pacific-qantas-codeshare-boost-networks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/cathay-pacific-qantas-codeshare-boost-networks#comments Daily News Airports & Routes ATW Plus Fri, 21 Sep 2018 16:56:00 +0000 294021 at http://atwonline.com Rob Finlayson Thai VietJet Air takes first A321; plans to have 30 aircraft by 2021 http://atwonline.com/aircraft-orders-deliveries/thai-vietjet-air-takes-first-a321-plans-have-30-aircraft-2021 <div class="node-body article-body">LCC Thai VietJet Air has welcomed its first Airbus A321, at Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/aircraft-orders-deliveries/thai-vietjet-air-takes-first-a321-plans-have-30-aircraft-2021" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/aircraft-orders-deliveries/thai-vietjet-air-takes-first-a321-plans-have-30-aircraft-2021#comments Aircraft Orders & Deliveries Daily News Fri, 21 Sep 2018 16:31:00 +0000 294011 at http://atwonline.com <p>Thai Vietjet Air&rsquo;s first Airbus A321</p> VietJet Air Baltimore’s BWI airport plans Southwest maintenance facility http://atwonline.com/mro/baltimore-s-bwi-airport-plans-southwest-maintenance-facility <div class="node-body article-body">Southwest Airlines chairman and CEO Gary Kelly joined Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan and state transportation leaders to announce plans for the airline to construct and operate a major aircraft maintenance facility at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI). </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/mro/baltimore-s-bwi-airport-plans-southwest-maintenance-facility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/mro/baltimore-s-bwi-airport-plans-southwest-maintenance-facility#comments Daily News MRO Fri, 21 Sep 2018 15:27:00 +0000 294001 at http://atwonline.com <p>Artists&rsquo; rendering of BWI&rsquo;s Southwest maintenance facility that is planned to open in late 2021.</p> BWI Air Italy boosts frequencies after strong summer http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/air-italy-boosts-frequencies-after-strong-summer <div class="node-body article-body">Revitalized Air Italy has reported strong summer season passenger loads on its new flights to the US and has announced frequency increases on several of its international routes.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/air-italy-boosts-frequencies-after-strong-summer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/air-italy-boosts-frequencies-after-strong-summer#comments Airlines Daily News Airports & Routes Fri, 21 Sep 2018 15:06:00 +0000 293991 at http://atwonline.com <p>Air Italy Airbus A330-200</p> Air Italy Lufthansa to take charge of LCC Eurowings’ long-haul network http://atwonline.com/airlines/lufthansa-take-charge-lcc-eurowings-long-haul-network <div class="node-body article-body">Lufthansa is preparing to take over planning and control of Eurowings’ long-haul network, as the subsidiary’s role in the segment evolves, company sources say. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/lufthansa-take-charge-lcc-eurowings-long-haul-network" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/lufthansa-take-charge-lcc-eurowings-long-haul-network#comments Airlines Daily News ATW Plus Fri, 21 Sep 2018 14:47:00 +0000 293981 at http://atwonline.com Joe Pries Rolls identifies 787 Trent engine fix; cites air pollution cause http://atwonline.com/engines/rolls-identifies-787-trent-engine-fix-cites-air-pollution-cause <div class="node-body article-body">Air pollution, especially in large Asian cities, is believed to be one cause of reliability issues that have affected a large portion of the Rolls-Royce Trent 1000-powered Boeing 787 fleet. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/engines/rolls-identifies-787-trent-engine-fix-cites-air-pollution-cause" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/engines/rolls-identifies-787-trent-engine-fix-cites-air-pollution-cause#comments Engines Daily News Manufacturers ATW Plus Thu, 20 Sep 2018 19:38:00 +0000 293971 at http://atwonline.com <p>Grounded British Airways 787s without engines at London Heathrow Airport.</p> Kurt Hofmann MRO Briefs-Sept. 20, 2018 http://atwonline.com/mro/mro-briefs-sept-20-2018 <div class="node-body article-body">MRO Briefs-Sept. 20, 2018</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/mro/mro-briefs-sept-20-2018" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/mro/mro-briefs-sept-20-2018#comments Daily News MRO Thu, 20 Sep 2018 16:13:00 +0000 293961 at http://atwonline.com Lessor Goshawk completes 51-aircraft acquisition http://atwonline.com/leasing/lessor-goshawk-completes-51-aircraft-acquisition <div class="node-body article-body">Aircraft lessor Goshawk Aviation has completed the acquisition of Sky Leasing’s Irish subsidiary, Sky Aviation Leasing International (SALI), adding 51 aircraft to its portfolio.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/leasing/lessor-goshawk-completes-51-aircraft-acquisition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/leasing/lessor-goshawk-completes-51-aircraft-acquisition#comments Daily News Leasing Thu, 20 Sep 2018 16:09:00 +0000 293951 at http://atwonline.com Inmarsat, Panasonic Avionics partner on inflight connectivity http://atwonline.com/ife/inmarsat-panasonic-avionics-partner-inflight-connectivity <div class="node-body article-body">Satellite communications specialist Inmarsat and Panasonic Avionics announced Sept. 19 they will combine their broadband inflight connectivity (IFC) services in a “landmark” deal to offer IFC to commercial aviation customers.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/ife/inmarsat-panasonic-avionics-partner-inflight-connectivity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/ife/inmarsat-panasonic-avionics-partner-inflight-connectivity#comments IFE Daily News ATW Plus Thu, 20 Sep 2018 16:05:00 +0000 293941 at http://atwonline.com Ryanair shareholders back resolutions at AGM http://atwonline.com/airlines/ryanair-shareholders-back-resolutions-agm <div class="node-body article-body">Ryanair shareholders backed all resolutions at its annual shareholders’ meeting, easing some pressure on the Irish LCC, but sending a clear signal of discontent about how management has been handling a labor relations crisis by re-electing its chairman with a much smaller majority than before. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/ryanair-shareholders-back-resolutions-agm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/ryanair-shareholders-back-resolutions-agm#comments Airlines Daily News ATW Plus Thu, 20 Sep 2018 15:27:00 +0000 293931 at http://atwonline.com Ryanair Central American aviation leaders urge unity http://atwonline.com/aeropolitics/central-american-aviation-leaders-urge-unity <div class="node-body article-body">Central American commercial aviation leaders pledged renewed cooperation to resolve myriad issues of government regulation, excessive airport and passenger fees and infrastructure inadequacies at the Aviation Day Central America conference in San Jose, Costa Rica Sept. 19. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/aeropolitics/central-american-aviation-leaders-urge-unity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/aeropolitics/central-american-aviation-leaders-urge-unity#comments Aeropolitics Daily News ATW On-Location Thu, 20 Sep 2018 14:57:00 +0000 293921 at http://atwonline.com RwandAir mulls A321LR, 737-7 for European routes http://atwonline.com/airframes/rwandair-mulls-a321lr-737-7-european-routes <div class="node-body article-body">RwandAir is evaluating the Airbus A321LR and Boeing 737-7 to operate on European routes during off-peak seasons.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airframes/rwandair-mulls-a321lr-737-7-european-routes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airframes/rwandair-mulls-a321lr-737-7-european-routes#comments Airframes Daily News ATW On-Location Airports & Routes Thu, 20 Sep 2018 14:44:00 +0000 293911 at http://atwonline.com <p>From left: South African Airways GM-operations Zuks Ramasia; RwandAir CEO Yvonne Makolo; and Air Botswana CEO Agnes Tsholofelo.</p> Kurt Hofmann Air Tahiti studies A220-100, E195-E2 for international expansion http://atwonline.com/airframes/air-tahiti-studies-a220-100-e195-e2-international-expansion <div class="node-body article-body">French Polynesian regional carrier Air Tahiti is considering procuring jets so it can expand international routes from its home base of Papeete, CEO Manate Vivish told ATW on the sidelines of this week’s IATA Aviation Day in Mauritius.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airframes/air-tahiti-studies-a220-100-e195-e2-international-expansion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airframes/air-tahiti-studies-a220-100-e195-e2-international-expansion#comments Airframes Daily News ATW On-Location Thu, 20 Sep 2018 14:24:00 +0000 293901 at http://atwonline.com <p>Air Tahiti CEO Manate Vivish</p> Kurt Hofmann Nigeria suspends plans to establish new national airline http://atwonline.com/aeropolitics/nigeria-suspends-plans-establish-new-national-airline <div class="node-body article-body">Nigeria has given up on plans to establish a new national carrier.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/aeropolitics/nigeria-suspends-plans-establish-new-national-airline" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/aeropolitics/nigeria-suspends-plans-establish-new-national-airline#comments Aeropolitics Airlines Daily News Thu, 20 Sep 2018 14:09:00 +0000 293891 at http://atwonline.com Thai Airways re-evaluates fleet upgrade plans http://atwonline.com/airframes/thai-airways-re-evaluates-fleet-upgrade-plans <div class="node-body article-body">Thai Airways is assessing whether it needs to adjust its fleet upgrade plans, with the latest review expected to be completed by year-end.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airframes/thai-airways-re-evaluates-fleet-upgrade-plans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airframes/thai-airways-re-evaluates-fleet-upgrade-plans#comments Airframes Daily News Thu, 20 Sep 2018 14:02:00 +0000 293881 at http://atwonline.com <p>Thai Airways Airbus A350-900</p> Rob Finlayson Adelaide selected to host World Routes 2019 http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/adelaide-selected-host-world-routes-2019 <div class="node-body article-body">The Australian Tourism Commission, Tourism Australia and Adelaide Airport will host the World Routes Development Forum 2019 in what the southern Australian city hopes will put it on the world map in the aviation sector.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/adelaide-selected-host-world-routes-2019" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/adelaide-selected-host-world-routes-2019#comments Daily News ATW On-Location Airports & Routes Thu, 20 Sep 2018 13:28:00 +0000 293871 at http://atwonline.com <p>Artist&rsquo;s impression of the expansion Adelaide Airport.</p> Adelaide Airport Airbus Mobile delivers first biofuel-powered A321 to JetBlue http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/airbus-mobile-delivers-first-biofuel-powered-a321-jetblue <div class="node-body article-body">Airbus sent JetBlue Airways’ latest A321ceo off on its delivery flight Sept. 19 from Mobile, Alabama, with 15.5% renewable jet fuel onboard, continuing a trend the manufacturer started with its Toulouse delivery flights two years ago.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/airbus-mobile-delivers-first-biofuel-powered-a321-jetblue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/airbus-mobile-delivers-first-biofuel-powered-a321-jetblue#comments Aircraft Orders & Deliveries Eco-Aviation Daily News Wed, 19 Sep 2018 20:23:00 +0000 293861 at http://atwonline.com <p>First JetBlue A321&nbsp;delivery with sustainable jet fuel blend.</p> Airbus Wizz Air to close Poznan base in Polish reshuffle http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/wizz-air-close-poznan-base-polish-reshuffle <div class="node-body article-body">Central and Eastern European LCC Wizz Air has announced plans to close its base at Poznan in Poland, although it will grow its other Polish operations by adding a seventh aircraft at Gdansk and upgrading Warsaw to an all-Airbus A321 fleet.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/wizz-air-close-poznan-base-polish-reshuffle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/wizz-air-close-poznan-base-polish-reshuffle#comments Daily News Airports & Routes Wed, 19 Sep 2018 19:47:00 +0000 293851 at http://atwonline.com <p>Wizz Air Airbus A321</p> Rob Finlayson FAA warns pilots of risk of transposed runway numbers http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/faa-warns-pilots-risk-transposed-runway-numbers <div class="node-body article-body">The FAA has warned in a Safety Alert for Operators (SAFO) of the risk of a runway overrun at San Francisco International Airport (SFO) caused by transposed runway numbers.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/faa-warns-pilots-risk-transposed-runway-numbers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/faa-warns-pilots-risk-transposed-runway-numbers#comments Daily News Airports & Routes Wed, 19 Sep 2018 19:26:00 +0000 293841 at http://atwonline.com Small Planet’s German airline to restructure after insolvency http://atwonline.com/airlines/small-planet-s-german-airline-restructure-after-insolvency <div class="node-body article-body">The German airline of Lithuania’s Small Planet Group has launched insolvency proceedings, but the company said it has permission to continue German and Dutch flight operations while it restructures.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/small-planet-s-german-airline-restructure-after-insolvency" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/small-planet-s-german-airline-restructure-after-insolvency#comments Airlines Daily News Wed, 19 Sep 2018 19:20:00 +0000 293831 at http://atwonline.com <p>Small Planet Airlines A320</p> Rob Finlayson Parker: Proposal to regulate change fees ‘really bad for consumers’ http://atwonline.com/regulation/parker-proposal-regulate-change-fees-really-bad-consumers <div class="node-body article-body">American Airlines chairman and CEO Doug Parker said customers may no longer be able to change their nonrefundable tickets if the US Congress passes a provision in the Senate’s bill to reauthorize the FAA that would regulate how airlines charge the fees, calling the proposal “really bad for consumers.” </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/regulation/parker-proposal-regulate-change-fees-really-bad-consumers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/regulation/parker-proposal-regulate-change-fees-really-bad-consumers#comments Regulation Daily News Wed, 19 Sep 2018 18:59:00 +0000 293821 at http://atwonline.com Clark: Emirates working to stabilize costs as fuel prices rise http://atwonline.com/airlines/clark-emirates-working-stabilize-costs-fuel-prices-rise <div class="node-body article-body">Emirates Airline president Tim Clark said managing the impact of rising fuel prices is the biggest challenge for the Dubai-based carrier, which is seeing an annual fuel bill of $10 billion that will continue to rise as prices go up.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/clark-emirates-working-stabilize-costs-fuel-prices-rise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/clark-emirates-working-stabilize-costs-fuel-prices-rise#comments Airlines Daily News ATW On-Location Wed, 19 Sep 2018 17:54:00 +0000 293811 at http://atwonline.com <p>Emirates Airbus A380</p> Rob Finlayson Ryanair to hold AGM amid labor union dissention http://atwonline.com/labor/ryanair-hold-agm-amid-labor-union-dissention <div class="node-body article-body">European pilots are calling for management changes at Ryanair, ahead of its annual general meeting (AGM) on Sept. 20, the European Cockpit Association (ECA) said in a Sept. 19 statement. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/labor/ryanair-hold-agm-amid-labor-union-dissention" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/labor/ryanair-hold-agm-amid-labor-union-dissention#comments Labor Daily News ATW Plus Wed, 19 Sep 2018 17:39:00 +0000 293801 at http://atwonline.com Ryanair