Open Skies https://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7398/more en FAA urges caution over Persian Gulf, Gulf of Oman https://atwonline.com/open-skies/faa-urges-caution-over-persian-gulf-gulf-oman <div class="node-body article-body">The FAA has issued a warning for carriers to avoid flying over the Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman, citing an increasing risk to civil aviation operations because of the potential for “miscalculation or mis-identification” of aircraft by armed forces in the region.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/open-skies/faa-urges-caution-over-persian-gulf-gulf-oman" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/open-skies/faa-urges-caution-over-persian-gulf-gulf-oman#comments Open Skies Daily News Mon, 20 May 2019 19:37:00 +0000 314684 at https://atwonline.com EU, China strengthen ties with two aviation accords https://atwonline.com/open-skies/eu-china-strengthen-ties-two-aviation-accords <div class="node-body article-body">China has agreed to recognize European Union (EU) carrier designation, allowing EU airlines to serve China from other EU countries, and to align some aviation safety and certification work following the recent EU-China Summit.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/open-skies/eu-china-strengthen-ties-two-aviation-accords" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/open-skies/eu-china-strengthen-ties-two-aviation-accords#comments Open Skies Daily News ATW Plus Mon, 20 May 2019 15:53:00 +0000 314678 at https://atwonline.com European Commission DOT suspends US, Venezuela services on safety, security concerns https://atwonline.com/security/dot-suspends-us-venezuela-services-safety-security-concerns <div class="node-body article-body">US Department of Transportation (DOT) secretary Elaine Chao on May 15 ordered an immediate suspension of all passenger and cargo operations between US and Venezuelan airports, citing “deteriorating conditions” in the country that “threaten the safety and security of passengers, aircraft and crew.”</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/security/dot-suspends-us-venezuela-services-safety-security-concerns" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/security/dot-suspends-us-venezuela-services-safety-security-concerns#comments Open Skies Daily News Security Thu, 16 May 2019 15:13:00 +0000 314638 at https://atwonline.com Two more African countries implement Open Skies https://atwonline.com/open-skies/two-more-african-countries-implement-open-skies <div class="node-body article-body">Nigeria and Burkina Faso have become the latest African states to sign the memorandum of implementation (MOI) for the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM), removing all bilateral restrictions on intra-African flights.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/open-skies/two-more-african-countries-implement-open-skies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/open-skies/two-more-african-countries-implement-open-skies#comments Open Skies Daily News Thu, 09 May 2019 15:17:00 +0000 314578 at https://atwonline.com Air Italy: Our ‘tiny share’ of market no threat to US majors https://atwonline.com/open-skies/air-italy-our-tiny-share-market-no-threat-us-majors <div class="node-body article-body">Responding to allegations by American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines that Air Italy’s US service additions violate the US-Qatar Open Skies agreement, the Italian carrier said, “We are puzzled (but slightly flattered) that the three very largest US carriers … claim to be threatened by us.”</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/open-skies/air-italy-our-tiny-share-market-no-threat-us-majors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/open-skies/air-italy-our-tiny-share-market-no-threat-us-majors#comments Open Skies Daily News ATW Plus Fri, 19 Apr 2019 15:10:00 +0000 313331 at https://atwonline.com <p>Air Italy A330-200</p> Air Italy OP-ED: Open Skies under attack again https://atwonline.com/open-skies/op-ed-open-skies-under-attack-again <div class="field-byline"> Kevin Mitchell </div> <div class="node-body article-body">For over four years American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines—the Big Three—have waged a multi-million dollar lobbying campaign to frustrate competition in the US-EU market where—together with foreign alliance and JV partners—they control nearly 90% of the seats. </div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/open-skies/op-ed-open-skies-under-attack-again" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/open-skies/op-ed-open-skies-under-attack-again#comments Open Skies Daily News ATW Plus Wed, 17 Apr 2019 16:01:00 +0000 313011 at https://atwonline.com US CEOs say AA-DL-UAL are waging ‘disinformation campaign’ https://atwonline.com/open-skies/us-ceos-say-aa-dl-ual-are-waging-disinformation-campaign <div class="node-body article-body">FedEx chairman and CEO Fred Smith has joined with the CEOs of Atlas Air Worldwide and JetBlue Airways to strongly rebuke an open letter to US President Donald Trump from the CEOs of American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines claiming that Qatar Airways’ stake in Air Italy breaches the US-Qatar Open Skies agreement.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/open-skies/us-ceos-say-aa-dl-ual-are-waging-disinformation-campaign" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/open-skies/us-ceos-say-aa-dl-ual-are-waging-disinformation-campaign#comments Open Skies Daily News ATW Plus Wed, 17 Apr 2019 15:52:00 +0000 313001 at https://atwonline.com <p>Air Italy A330-200</p> Air Italy Qatar hits back against criticism from US over Air Italy stake https://atwonline.com/open-skies/qatar-hits-back-against-criticism-us-over-air-italy-stake <div class="node-body article-body">Qatar Airways issued a sharp rebuke to what it described as “false accusations” from US lawmakers and the Trump administration, saying that its investment in Air Italy is “fully compliant” with the US-Qatar Open Skies Agreement, as well as the January 2018 US-Qatar Understandings and an accompanying side-letter.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/open-skies/qatar-hits-back-against-criticism-us-over-air-italy-stake" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/open-skies/qatar-hits-back-against-criticism-us-over-air-italy-stake#comments Open Skies Daily News ATW Plus Fri, 12 Apr 2019 17:04:00 +0000 312631 at https://atwonline.com <p>Qatar Boeing 777-300ER</p> Rob Finlayson European Union votes to postpone Brexit until Oct. 31 https://atwonline.com/open-skies/european-union-votes-postpone-brexit-until-oct-31 <div class="node-body article-body">Britain’s aerospace industry has cautiously welcomed the European Union’s approval to postpone the UK’s exit from the EU, or Brexit, by six months.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/open-skies/european-union-votes-postpone-brexit-until-oct-31" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/open-skies/european-union-votes-postpone-brexit-until-oct-31#comments Government Affairs Open Skies Daily News ATW Plus Thu, 11 Apr 2019 20:49:00 +0000 312571 at https://atwonline.com Getty Images Routes Europe 2019: UK airports, airlines see Brexit harm https://atwonline.com/open-skies/routes-europe-2019-uk-airports-airlines-see-brexit-harm <div class="node-body article-body">The uncertainty surrounding the UK’s planned withdrawal from the European Union (EU) is already having a negative impact on business, UK airports and airlines say. </div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/open-skies/routes-europe-2019-uk-airports-airlines-see-brexit-harm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/open-skies/routes-europe-2019-uk-airports-airlines-see-brexit-harm#comments Open Skies Daily News ATW On-Location ATW Plus Mon, 08 Apr 2019 15:08:00 +0000 311951 at https://atwonline.com