Opinions https://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7409/more en Editor’s Blog: Why Beijing’s bullying of Hong Kong Airport and Cathay could misfire https://atwonline.com/blog/editor-s-blog-why-beijing-s-bullying-hong-kong-airport-and-cathay-could-misfire <div class="node-body blog-body">What has happened in Hong Kong this week amounts to one thing: Beijing bullying. </div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/blog/editor-s-blog-why-beijing-s-bullying-hong-kong-airport-and-cathay-could-misfire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/blog/editor-s-blog-why-beijing-s-bullying-hong-kong-airport-and-cathay-could-misfire#comments Aeropolitics Airports & Routes Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Fri, 16 Aug 2019 21:10:00 +0000 315556 at https://atwonline.com Analysis: Airlines call EU flight-delay compensation rule safety risk https://atwonline.com/opinions/analysis-airlines-call-eu-flight-delay-compensation-rule-safety-risk <div class="node-body article-body">European carriers seek more balanced flight delay compensation regulation.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/opinions/analysis-airlines-call-eu-flight-delay-compensation-rule-safety-risk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/opinions/analysis-airlines-call-eu-flight-delay-compensation-rule-safety-risk#comments Opinions Fri, 26 Jul 2019 18:11:00 +0000 315334 at https://atwonline.com iStock Editorial: There’s no shame in buying a flight ticket https://atwonline.com/opinions/editorial-there-s-no-shame-buying-flight-ticket <div class="node-body article-body">People can now afford to fly for the first time, thanks to the worldwide boom in LCCs.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/opinions/editorial-there-s-no-shame-buying-flight-ticket" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/opinions/editorial-there-s-no-shame-buying-flight-ticket#comments Daily News Opinions Fri, 26 Jul 2019 11:21:00 +0000 315316 at https://atwonline.com (Yet another) summer of discontent https://atwonline.com/blog/yet-another-summer-discontent <div class="node-body blog-body">Europe is bracing for a heatwave, in more ways than one, as tensions threaten to reach a boiling point between airlines, employees and passengers during the busiest period of the year.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/blog/yet-another-summer-discontent" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/blog/yet-another-summer-discontent#comments Opinions Need I say Moores Thu, 25 Jul 2019 16:00:00 +0000 315363 at https://atwonline.com EDITORIAL: There’s no shame in buying a flight ticket https://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/editorial-there-s-no-shame-buying-flight-ticket <div class="node-body article-body">Attention-grabbing as it might be, the flight-shame movement to persuade people to not fly is misinformed and misguided.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/editorial-there-s-no-shame-buying-flight-ticket" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/editorial-there-s-no-shame-buying-flight-ticket#comments Eco-Aviation Daily News Opinions ATW Plus Tue, 23 Jul 2019 18:52:00 +0000 315320 at https://atwonline.com A rough ride for Ryanair https://atwonline.com/blog/rough-ride-ryanair <div class="node-body blog-body">Irish LCC Ryanair really isn’t having a good week, after losing its COO to easyJet, cutting its growth because of the Boeing 737 MAX grounding and facing industrial unrest among its UK pilots.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/blog/rough-ride-ryanair" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/blog/rough-ride-ryanair#comments Opinions Need I say Moores Thu, 18 Jul 2019 17:05:00 +0000 315280 at https://atwonline.com EC’s clear message to the US: Don’t mess with Air Italy https://atwonline.com/blog/ec-s-clear-message-us-don-t-mess-air-italy <div class="node-body blog-body">EC Mobility and Transport director general Henrik Hololei’s letter to US State Department under-secretary Manisha Singh couldn’t be clearer: Hands off Air Italy or risk US airlines losing the many benefits and privileges they enjoy as part of the US-EU Open Skies agreement.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/blog/ec-s-clear-message-us-don-t-mess-air-italy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/blog/ec-s-clear-message-us-don-t-mess-air-italy#comments Government Affairs Daily News Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Thu, 27 Jun 2019 20:40:00 +0000 315111 at https://atwonline.com US Big 3 glosses over UAE Open Skies outcome https://atwonline.com/blog/us-big-3-glosses-over-uae-open-skies-outcome <div class="node-body blog-body">Reading the US Partnership for Open & Fair Skies’ press release on the US-UAE joint government policy statement on their Open Skies agreement, the expression "lipstick on a pig" comes to mind. Except it’s more about gloss than lipstick.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/blog/us-big-3-glosses-over-uae-open-skies-outcome" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/blog/us-big-3-glosses-over-uae-open-skies-outcome#comments Government Affairs Daily News Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Tue, 25 Jun 2019 19:54:00 +0000 315082 at https://atwonline.com PARIS 2019 BLOG: Air transport industry confidence on display https://atwonline.com/blog/paris-2019-blog-air-transport-industry-confidence-display <div class="node-body blog-body">The fourth and final trade show day saw a handful of additional Airbus narrowbody orders or conversions, closing a show that was relatively light on new airliner order numbers—as anticipated—but which still delivered some surprises.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/blog/paris-2019-blog-air-transport-industry-confidence-display" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/blog/paris-2019-blog-air-transport-industry-confidence-display#comments Opinions Airbus at 50 ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Thu, 20 Jun 2019 18:16:00 +0000 315043 at https://atwonline.com PARIS 2019 BLOG: The significance of the A321XLR’s long legs https://atwonline.com/blog/paris-2019-blog-significance-a321xlr-s-long-legs <div class="node-body blog-body">Day three of the air show was a good one for Airbus and particularly its newly-launched A321XLR, which is demonstrating early on that airlines see how they can stretch their networks, enter new markets and do good business with a longer-legged narrowbody.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/blog/paris-2019-blog-significance-a321xlr-s-long-legs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/blog/paris-2019-blog-significance-a321xlr-s-long-legs#comments Daily News Aircraft & Engines Opinions Airbus at 50 ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Wed, 19 Jun 2019 16:45:00 +0000 315019 at https://atwonline.com