Open Skies https://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7398/more en OP-ED: It’s time US ‘big three’ end their anti-Gulf carrier campaign https://atwonline.com/open-skies/op-ed-it-s-time-us-big-three-end-their-anti-gulf-carrier-campaign <div class="field-byline"> Tim Clark </div> <div class="node-body article-body">It was no surprise last week that US President Donald Trump told the CEOs of the “big three” US airlines—American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines—either to file a complaint under the International Air Transportation Fair Competitive Practices Act of 1974 (IATFCPA) or stop their relentless, multimillion dollar lobbying campaign against Gulf carrier competitors such as Emirates Airline.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/open-skies/op-ed-it-s-time-us-big-three-end-their-anti-gulf-carrier-campaign" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/open-skies/op-ed-it-s-time-us-big-three-end-their-anti-gulf-carrier-campaign#comments Open Skies Daily News ATW Plus Wed, 31 Jul 2019 15:51:00 +0000 315409 at https://atwonline.com Air Italy is an EU carrier, EC transport chief tells Washington https://atwonline.com/open-skies/air-italy-eu-carrier-ec-transport-chief-tells-washington <div class="node-body article-body">Europe will use “all legal means” to defend its carriers’ rights within the transatlantic air agreement, the head of Europe’s transport ministry warned a Washington DC audience.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/open-skies/air-italy-eu-carrier-ec-transport-chief-tells-washington" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/open-skies/air-italy-eu-carrier-ec-transport-chief-tells-washington#comments Aeropolitics Open Skies Daily News ATW Plus Fri, 26 Jul 2019 17:33:00 +0000 315374 at https://atwonline.com <p>Air Italy A330-200</p> Air Italy British Airways resumes Cairo service after suspension https://atwonline.com/security/british-airways-resumes-cairo-service-after-suspension <div class="node-body article-body">British Airways (BA) is resuming service to Cairo July 26 following a suspension that began July 20 for unspecified security concerns. </div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/security/british-airways-resumes-cairo-service-after-suspension" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/security/british-airways-resumes-cairo-service-after-suspension#comments Open Skies Daily News Security ATW Plus Fri, 26 Jul 2019 13:38:00 +0000 315369 at https://atwonline.com <p>British Airways Boeing 787-9</p> Rob Finlayson CEOs of US airlines, Qatar Airways meet with Trump on subsidy issue https://atwonline.com/open-skies/ceos-us-airlines-qatar-airways-meet-trump-subsidy-issue <div class="node-body article-body">CEOs of several major US carriers and Qatar Airways met with President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence July 18 to discuss accusations that Qatar and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have been unfairly subsidizing their respective state-sponsored airlines.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/open-skies/ceos-us-airlines-qatar-airways-meet-trump-subsidy-issue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/open-skies/ceos-us-airlines-qatar-airways-meet-trump-subsidy-issue#comments Open Skies Regulation Daily News ATW Plus Fri, 19 Jul 2019 20:05:00 +0000 315296 at https://atwonline.com Getty Images Pakistan lifts airspace restrictions for airline overflights https://atwonline.com/open-skies/pakistan-lifts-airspace-restrictions-airline-overflights <div class="node-body article-body">Pakistan has lifted the restrictions that were imposed on much of its airspace for nearly five months, a welcome relief to airlines that have been forced to reroute overflights as a result of the closures.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/open-skies/pakistan-lifts-airspace-restrictions-airline-overflights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/open-skies/pakistan-lifts-airspace-restrictions-airline-overflights#comments Open Skies Daily News ATW Plus Tue, 16 Jul 2019 13:57:00 +0000 315254 at https://atwonline.com <p>The government estimated the airspace closure cost Air India over 4 billion rupees ($58 million).</p> Rob Finlayson Air Italy to renew US services https://atwonline.com/open-skies/air-italy-renew-us-services <div class="node-body article-body">Air Italy will serve four US destinations in summer 2020, despite complaints by several US airlines that it is effectively acting as a front for Qatar Airways, which holds a 49% stake and is leasing aircraft to re-fleet the Sardinia-based operator.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/open-skies/air-italy-renew-us-services" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/open-skies/air-italy-renew-us-services#comments Open Skies Daily News ATW Plus Mon, 15 Jul 2019 18:43:00 +0000 315250 at https://atwonline.com <p>Air Italy Airbus A330-200</p> Air Italy Wizz Air UK to launch service to Russia https://atwonline.com/open-skies/wizz-air-uk-launch-service-russia <div class="node-body article-body">Wizz Air UK, a wholly owned subsidiary of Central and Eastern European LCC Wizz Air, will launch daily Airbus A321 flights from London Luton to Moscow Vnukovo and St. Petersburg Pulkovo airports from Oct. 1, becoming the second UK-designated carrier on the routes. </div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/open-skies/wizz-air-uk-launch-service-russia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/open-skies/wizz-air-uk-launch-service-russia#comments Open Skies Daily News ATW Plus Mon, 15 Jul 2019 14:48:00 +0000 315243 at https://atwonline.com <p>Wizz Air A320 at Pulkovo Airport, St. Petersburg</p> Northern Capital Gateway LLC New US House bill targets ‘flag of convenience’ carriers https://atwonline.com/government-affairs/new-us-house-bill-targets-flag-convenience-carriers <div class="node-body article-body">A bipartisan group of House lawmakers assembled on the lawn of the US Capitol July 10 alongside union officials representing pilots, flight attendants and technicians to announce legislation that would renew stalled efforts to target “flag of convenience” carriers. </div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/government-affairs/new-us-house-bill-targets-flag-convenience-carriers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/government-affairs/new-us-house-bill-targets-flag-convenience-carriers#comments Government Affairs Open Skies Daily News ATW Plus Wed, 10 Jul 2019 17:28:00 +0000 315207 at https://atwonline.com <p>US House Transportation Committee chairman Peter DeFazio (D-Oregon) introduces the Fair and Open Skies Act on the lawn of the US Capitol. Standing beside DeFazio are House aviation subcommittee chairman Rick Larsen (D-Washington) and Association of Flight Attendants-CWA president Sara Nelson.</p> Ben Goldstein Russia, Switzerland to double frequencies https://atwonline.com/open-skies/russia-switzerland-double-frequencies <div class="node-body article-body">Russia and Switzerland aviation authorities have agreed to double the number of frequencies between Moscow and Geneva, according to Russia’s Ministry of Transport.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/open-skies/russia-switzerland-double-frequencies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/open-skies/russia-switzerland-double-frequencies#comments Open Skies Daily News ATW Plus Tue, 09 Jul 2019 18:27:00 +0000 315193 at https://atwonline.com Russia-Czech Republic route dispute cancels some flights https://atwonline.com/open-skies/russia-czech-republic-route-dispute-cancels-some-flights <div class="node-body article-body">Russia’s Aeroflot Airline and Ural Airlines were forced to cancel or delay flights to Prague July 2 because of an unsolved dispute over Trans-Siberian rights between Russia and Czech Republic. </div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/open-skies/russia-czech-republic-route-dispute-cancels-some-flights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/open-skies/russia-czech-republic-route-dispute-cancels-some-flights#comments Open Skies Daily News ATW Plus Tue, 02 Jul 2019 18:38:00 +0000 315139 at https://atwonline.com <p>Aeroflot Airlines Boeing 777-300ER</p> Rob Finlayson