ATWOnline https://atwonline.com/rss.xml en Transat A.T. shareholders OK takeover by Air Canada https://atwonline.com/airlines/transat-shareholders-ok-takeover-air-canada <div class="node-body article-body">Shareholders of Montreal-based Transat A.T. voted Aug. 23 in favor of Air Canada’s takeover bid, ending months of uncertainty and paving the way for review by Canadian regulatory authorities in the coming weeks. </div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airlines/transat-shareholders-ok-takeover-air-canada" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airlines/transat-shareholders-ok-takeover-air-canada#comments Airlines Daily News Fri, 23 Aug 2019 19:34:00 +0000 315633 at https://atwonline.com Air Transat Iridium names Certus satcom development partners https://atwonline.com/technology/iridium-names-certus-satcom-development-partners <div class="node-body article-body">Avionics suppliers Cobham, Blue Sky Network and SkyTrac Systems are among 10 “beta partners” Iridium has named to develop new products based on its Certus 9770 satellite communications (satcom) transceiver.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/technology/iridium-names-certus-satcom-development-partners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/technology/iridium-names-certus-satcom-development-partners#comments Daily News Connected Aerospace Technology Fri, 23 Aug 2019 18:36:00 +0000 315632 at https://atwonline.com Airline Routes-Aug. 23, 2019 https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/airline-routes-aug-23-2019 <div class="node-body article-body">Airline Routes-Aug. 23, 2019</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/airline-routes-aug-23-2019" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/airline-routes-aug-23-2019#comments Daily News Airports & Routes Fri, 23 Aug 2019 18:25:00 +0000 315631 at https://atwonline.com US DOT appoints members to safety, certification advisory panel https://atwonline.com/aeropolitics/us-dot-appoints-members-safety-certification-advisory-panel <div class="node-body article-body">US Department of Transportation (DOT) secretary Elaine Chao on Aug. 22 announced the appointment of 22 members to an expert committee that will provide guidance on issues related to aviation safety and certification of new aircraft.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/aeropolitics/us-dot-appoints-members-safety-certification-advisory-panel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/aeropolitics/us-dot-appoints-members-safety-certification-advisory-panel#comments Aeropolitics Daily News Fri, 23 Aug 2019 18:22:00 +0000 315630 at https://atwonline.com British Airways pilots call for September strikes https://atwonline.com/labor/british-airways-pilots-call-september-strikes <div class="node-body article-body">The British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA) announced Aug. 23 that British Airways (BA) pilots will strike for three days in September in pursuit of a pay claim.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/labor/british-airways-pilots-call-september-strikes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/labor/british-airways-pilots-call-september-strikes#comments Daily News Labor ATW Plus Fri, 23 Aug 2019 18:15:00 +0000 315629 at https://atwonline.com <p>British Airways Boeing 777-200</p> Rob Finlayson FAA to recruit more varied group of pilots for MAX evaluation https://atwonline.com/regulation/faa-recruit-more-varied-group-pilots-max-evaluation <div class="node-body article-body">FAA’s plan for how pilots will evaluate changes to the Boeing 737 MAX and new training materials signals a shift from a focus primarily on the carriers it regulates to one that accounts for variations in pilot experience around the world.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/regulation/faa-recruit-more-varied-group-pilots-max-evaluation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/regulation/faa-recruit-more-varied-group-pilots-max-evaluation#comments Airframes Regulation Daily News Training ATW Plus Fri, 23 Aug 2019 17:45:00 +0000 315628 at https://atwonline.com <p>Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8</p> Southwest Airlines AirAsia X widens 2Q net loss on reduced capacity https://atwonline.com/airline-financials/airasia-x-widens-2q-net-loss-reduced-capacity <div class="node-body article-body">AirAsia X saw losses rise in the second quarter, as the Malaysian LCC continues to keep capacity in check for the parent carrier and focus growth on its Thai affiliate.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airline-financials/airasia-x-widens-2q-net-loss-reduced-capacity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airline-financials/airasia-x-widens-2q-net-loss-reduced-capacity#comments Daily News Airline Financials Fri, 23 Aug 2019 15:48:00 +0000 315627 at https://atwonline.com Rob Finlayson Eurocontrol: Flight delays declined in July https://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/eurocontrol-flight-delays-declined-july <div class="node-body article-body">The number of European flight delays fell in July, during the peak holiday season, new data released by Eurocontrol shows.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/eurocontrol-flight-delays-declined-july" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/eurocontrol-flight-delays-declined-july#comments Air Traffic Management Daily News Fri, 23 Aug 2019 15:21:00 +0000 315626 at https://atwonline.com Amazon inks deal for option to buy stake in Canada’s Cargojet https://atwonline.com/airlines/amazon-inks-deal-option-buy-stake-canada-s-cargojet <div class="node-body article-body">Amazon and Cargojet—betting on a surge in Canada’s lagging online-shopping growth rate—are teaming up in a deal that will see the e-commerce company commit to a certain level of business for the right to acquire shares in the Canadian cargo specialist.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airlines/amazon-inks-deal-option-buy-stake-canada-s-cargojet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airlines/amazon-inks-deal-option-buy-stake-canada-s-cargojet#comments Airlines Daily News ATW Plus Fri, 23 Aug 2019 15:12:00 +0000 315625 at https://atwonline.com Cargojet EASA to issue GP7200 engine airworthiness directive https://atwonline.com/safety/easa-issue-gp7200-engine-airworthiness-directive <div class="node-body article-body">EASA is set to issue an airworthiness directive (AD) on Engine Alliance engines that power Airbus A380s following a similar move by the US FAA after the discovery that a failed GP7200 engine showed a fracture in the fan hub. </div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/safety/easa-issue-gp7200-engine-airworthiness-directive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/safety/easa-issue-gp7200-engine-airworthiness-directive#comments Daily News Engines Safety Fri, 23 Aug 2019 14:51:00 +0000 315624 at https://atwonline.com <p>An Engine Alliance GP7200 engine on an Air France A380 failed over Greenland in 2017.</p> BEA Hong Kong Airport braces for more disruptions by protesters https://atwonline.com/government-affairs/hong-kong-airport-braces-more-disruptions-protesters <div class="node-body article-body">The operator of Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) received an extension of an injunction against protesters as anti-government activists vowed to “stress test” transportation links to the airport.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/government-affairs/hong-kong-airport-braces-more-disruptions-protesters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/government-affairs/hong-kong-airport-braces-more-disruptions-protesters#comments Government Affairs Daily News Airports & Routes Fri, 23 Aug 2019 14:03:00 +0000 315623 at https://atwonline.com Rob Finlayson Malaysia Airports stabilizing KLIA system disruption https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/malaysia-airports-stabilizing-klia-system-disruption <div class="node-body article-body">Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad (MAHB) continues to stabilize a system disruption for the second day at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) with its Total Airport Management System (TAMS). </div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/malaysia-airports-stabilizing-klia-system-disruption" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/malaysia-airports-stabilizing-klia-system-disruption#comments Daily News Airports & Routes Operations & Technology Fri, 23 Aug 2019 13:44:00 +0000 315622 at https://atwonline.com Air Astana narrows 1H net loss on efficiency improvements https://atwonline.com/airline-financials/air-astana-narrows-1h-net-loss-efficiency-improvements <div class="node-body article-body">Kazakhstan-based Air Astana posted a 2019 first-half $7.2 million net loss, a 61% year-over-year (YOY) improvement compared to a net loss of $18.3 million in the year-ago period. </div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airline-financials/air-astana-narrows-1h-net-loss-efficiency-improvements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airline-financials/air-astana-narrows-1h-net-loss-efficiency-improvements#comments Daily News Airline Financials Thu, 22 Aug 2019 18:53:00 +0000 315621 at https://atwonline.com <p>Air Astana A320neo</p> Kurt Hofmann LATAM Cargo expands Colombia, Peru operations https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/latam-cargo-expands-colombia-peru-operations <div class="node-body article-body">LATAM Cargo Group announced plans Aug. 22 to grow its networks in Colombia and Peru, boosting its position in two key South American markets for international trade. </div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/latam-cargo-expands-colombia-peru-operations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/latam-cargo-expands-colombia-peru-operations#comments Airlines Daily News Airports & Routes Thu, 22 Aug 2019 18:36:00 +0000 315620 at https://atwonline.com LATAM Nav Canada transitions to international format for NOTAMs https://atwonline.com/aeropolitics/nav-canada-transitions-international-format-notams <div class="node-body article-body">Nav Canada has announced that it will transition in October to an international format and a new website for distributing notices to airmen (NOTAM), which notify pilots in advance of flights to changes in aeronautical facilities, services, procedures or hazards.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/aeropolitics/nav-canada-transitions-international-format-notams" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/aeropolitics/nav-canada-transitions-international-format-notams#comments Aeropolitics Daily News Thu, 22 Aug 2019 18:11:00 +0000 315619 at https://atwonline.com <p>Nav Canada Winnipeg Air Control Center</p> Nav Canada/Twitter Fracture prompts Engine Alliance GP7200 inspections https://atwonline.com/safety/fracture-prompts-engine-alliance-gp7200-inspections <div class="node-body article-body">Operators of Engine Alliance GP7200-powered Airbus A380s are set for a new round of inspections after a fracture was found in a fan hub of the Air France aircraft engine that failed in September 2017.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/safety/fracture-prompts-engine-alliance-gp7200-inspections" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/safety/fracture-prompts-engine-alliance-gp7200-inspections#comments Daily News Manufacturers Safety ATW Plus Thu, 22 Aug 2019 18:04:00 +0000 315618 at https://atwonline.com <p>The Air France A380 engine part being extracted from ice in Greenland.</p> Dick Van As, Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland (GEUS) Ryanair to add first flights to Georgia https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/ryanair-add-first-flights-georgia <div class="node-body article-body">Ryanair plans to make its debut this fall in Georgia—a former Soviet republic located between Europe and Asia—serving the country’s capital of Tbilisi and the west-Georgian city of Kutaisi.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/ryanair-add-first-flights-georgia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/ryanair-add-first-flights-georgia#comments Daily News Airports & Routes Thu, 22 Aug 2019 16:35:00 +0000 315617 at https://atwonline.com <p>Ryanair Boeing 737-800</p> Rob Finlayson Air New Zealand FY19 profit down 31% on higher costs, slower demand https://atwonline.com/airline-financials/air-new-zealand-fy19-profit-down-31-higher-costs-slower-demand <div class="node-body article-body">Air New Zealand is targeting significant cost savings over the next two years in response to a tightening demand environment that has eaten into its profitability.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airline-financials/air-new-zealand-fy19-profit-down-31-higher-costs-slower-demand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airline-financials/air-new-zealand-fy19-profit-down-31-higher-costs-slower-demand#comments Daily News Airline Financials ATW Plus Thu, 22 Aug 2019 16:30:00 +0000 315616 at https://atwonline.com <p>Air New Zealand Airbus A321neo</p> Rob Finlayson Wizz Air to boost capacity in Austria, UK https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/wizz-air-boost-capacity-austria-uk <div class="node-body article-body">Central and Eastern European LCC Wizz Air, which launched operations at its Vienna, Austria, base in June 2018, is adding two more Airbus A321s and six new routes in mid-December. </div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/wizz-air-boost-capacity-austria-uk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/wizz-air-boost-capacity-austria-uk#comments Daily News Airports & Routes Thu, 22 Aug 2019 16:13:00 +0000 315615 at https://atwonline.com <p>Wizz Air A321</p> Rob Finlayson United expands international service with premium-heavy 767 https://atwonline.com/airlines/united-expands-international-service-premium-heavy-767 <div class="node-body article-body">United Airlines is betting on a small percentage of its widebody fleet playing a large role in helping expand its international footprint, scheduling its reconfigured premium-heavy Boeing 767-300ERs on several new routes and upgrading flights in established high-yield markets.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airlines/united-expands-international-service-premium-heavy-767" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airlines/united-expands-international-service-premium-heavy-767#comments Airlines Daily News Airports & Routes Thu, 22 Aug 2019 16:08:00 +0000 315614 at https://atwonline.com <p>United Airlines Polaris cabin</p> United Airlines Helvetic Airways prepares for transition to E190-E2 fleet https://atwonline.com/airlines/helvetic-airways-prepares-transition-e190-e2-fleet <div class="node-body article-body">Swiss regional carrier Helvetic Airways has completed preparations for its 12 Embraer E190-E2s to enter into service, with delivery of the first four anticipated this year.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airlines/helvetic-airways-prepares-transition-e190-e2-fleet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airlines/helvetic-airways-prepares-transition-e190-e2-fleet#comments Airlines Daily News ATW On-Location ATW Plus Thu, 22 Aug 2019 14:40:00 +0000 315613 at https://atwonline.com <p>Helvetic Airways CEO Tobias Pogorevc</p> Kurt Hofmann AirAsia X to launch Kuala Lumpur-Tokyo Narita service https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/airasia-x-launch-kuala-lumpur-tokyo-narita-service <div class="node-body article-body">Malaysian LCC AirAsia X will introduce new direct service from Kuala Lumpur to Tokyo Narita starting Nov. 20. </div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/airasia-x-launch-kuala-lumpur-tokyo-narita-service" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/airasia-x-launch-kuala-lumpur-tokyo-narita-service#comments Daily News Airports & Routes Thu, 22 Aug 2019 14:16:00 +0000 315612 at https://atwonline.com <p>Thai Air Asia X A330-900</p> Airbus American agrees to pay $22.1 million to settle falsification allegations https://atwonline.com/airlines/american-agrees-pay-221-million-settle-falsification-allegations <div class="node-body article-body">American Airlines has agreed to pay $22.1 million to settle allegations that it falsely reported delivery times of mail transported internationally on behalf of the US government.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airlines/american-agrees-pay-221-million-settle-falsification-allegations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airlines/american-agrees-pay-221-million-settle-falsification-allegations#comments Airlines Daily News Thu, 22 Aug 2019 13:49:00 +0000 315611 at https://atwonline.com Rob Finlayson Qantas to test ultra-long-haul 787-9 flights https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/qantas-test-ultra-long-haul-787-9-flights <div class="node-body article-body">Although Qantas stresses it has yet to decide if it will launch the ultra-long-haul routes envisioned under its Project Sunrise initiative, the airline is increasing its efforts to research and plan for these flights.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/qantas-test-ultra-long-haul-787-9-flights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/qantas-test-ultra-long-haul-787-9-flights#comments Daily News Airports & Routes ATW Plus Thu, 22 Aug 2019 13:39:00 +0000 315610 at https://atwonline.com Rob Finlayson Qantas reports FY19 profit slides 6.5%; international routes improve https://atwonline.com/airline-financials/qantas-reports-fy19-profit-slides-65-international-routes-improve <div class="node-body article-body">Qantas has an optimistic outlook for its international operation despite reporting weaker profits and a near-term slowdown on its Hong Kong route.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airline-financials/qantas-reports-fy19-profit-slides-65-international-routes-improve" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airline-financials/qantas-reports-fy19-profit-slides-65-international-routes-improve#comments Daily News Airline Financials Thu, 22 Aug 2019 13:07:00 +0000 315609 at https://atwonline.com Rob Finlayson US, Japan sign pact on new Tokyo Haneda slots https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/us-japan-sign-pact-new-tokyo-haneda-slots <div class="node-body article-body">Delegations from the US and Japan signed an agreement Aug. 21 that will add two dozen new daytime services between US destinations and Tokyo Haneda Airport.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/us-japan-sign-pact-new-tokyo-haneda-slots" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/us-japan-sign-pact-new-tokyo-haneda-slots#comments Government Affairs Daily News Airports & Routes Wed, 21 Aug 2019 19:03:00 +0000 315607 at https://atwonline.com Rob Finlayson Germany wants to divert aviation tax for environmental research https://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/germany-wants-divert-aviation-tax-environmental-research <div class="node-body article-body">Germany’s Transport Minister Andreas Scheuer said proceeds from the country’s aviation tax should in the future be dedicated to environmental research.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/germany-wants-divert-aviation-tax-environmental-research" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/germany-wants-divert-aviation-tax-environmental-research#comments Eco-Aviation Daily News ATW On-Location ATW Plus Wed, 21 Aug 2019 18:48:00 +0000 315606 at https://atwonline.com <p><span style="font-size: 12.8px;">Germany&rsquo;s Transport Minister Andreas&nbsp;</span>Scheuer</p> CSU.de Embraer’s Slattery: Boeing JV antitrust approval on track for year-end https://atwonline.com/manufacturers/embraer-s-slattery-boeing-jv-antitrust-approval-track-year-end <div class="node-body article-body">Embraer’s commercial aircraft joint venture (JV) with Boeing is on track to receive antitrust approval by the end of the year, but there is still much work to be done to bring the companies together, Embraer Commercial Aviation CEO John Slattery said.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/manufacturers/embraer-s-slattery-boeing-jv-antitrust-approval-track-year-end" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/manufacturers/embraer-s-slattery-boeing-jv-antitrust-approval-track-year-end#comments Daily News ATW On-Location Manufacturers ATW Plus Wed, 21 Aug 2019 18:10:00 +0000 315605 at https://atwonline.com <p>Embraer Commercial Aviation CEO John Slattery</p> Kurt Hofmann Ryanair averts Irish strike, but faces UK and Spanish walkouts https://atwonline.com/labor/ryanair-averts-irish-strike-faces-uk-and-spanish-walkouts <div class="node-body article-body">As Irish LCC Ryanair continues to deal with labor issues among its various pilot and cabin crew unions, passengers are bracing for travel disruptions across Europe through September.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/labor/ryanair-averts-irish-strike-faces-uk-and-spanish-walkouts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/labor/ryanair-averts-irish-strike-faces-uk-and-spanish-walkouts#comments Daily News Labor Wed, 21 Aug 2019 18:03:00 +0000 315604 at https://atwonline.com Ryanair NY delegates urge American Airlines to protect area maintenance jobs https://atwonline.com/labor/ny-delegates-urge-american-airlines-protect-area-maintenance-jobs <div class="node-body article-body">New York’s 27 delegates to the US House of Representatives have asked American Airlines and its mechanics’ unions to reach an agreement that prevents jobs at New York-area airports from being shipped overseas.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/labor/ny-delegates-urge-american-airlines-protect-area-maintenance-jobs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/labor/ny-delegates-urge-american-airlines-protect-area-maintenance-jobs#comments Daily News Labor Wed, 21 Aug 2019 17:09:00 +0000 315603 at https://atwonline.com <p>American Airlines Boeing 737-800</p> Rob Finlayson