Opinions https://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7409/more en When KLM decided to take over Ryanair… https://atwonline.com/blog/when-klm-decided-take-over-ryanair <div class="node-body blog-body">Five leading European airline CEOs had some fun during the recent Airlines for Europe (A4E) Aviation Summit, saying which rival airline they would like to run for a week and why.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/blog/when-klm-decided-take-over-ryanair" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/blog/when-klm-decided-take-over-ryanair#comments Airlines Opinions Need I say Moores Mon, 25 Mar 2019 20:04:00 +0000 310521 at https://atwonline.com Analysis: Boeing invests in new-generation supersonic airliner concept https://atwonline.com/opinions/analysis-boeing-invests-new-generation-supersonic-airliner-concept <div class="field-deck"> Can a supersonic airliner be environmentally acceptable? </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Fifty years after first flight of the Anglo-French Concorde, supersonic air travel could be close to making a comeback, but there are environmental concerns.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/opinions/analysis-boeing-invests-new-generation-supersonic-airliner-concept" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/opinions/analysis-boeing-invests-new-generation-supersonic-airliner-concept#comments Opinions Fri, 22 Mar 2019 18:11:00 +0000 309711 at https://atwonline.com Aerion Editorial: China called it first https://atwonline.com/opinions/editorial-china-called-it-first <div class="node-body article-body">The response to the second Boeing 737 MAX crash was an aviation regulatory gamechanger.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/opinions/editorial-china-called-it-first" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/opinions/editorial-china-called-it-first#comments Opinions Fri, 22 Mar 2019 08:00:00 +0000 309701 at https://atwonline.com EDITORIAL: China called it first https://atwonline.com/safety/editorial-china-called-it-first <div class="node-body article-body">Whatever is ultimately concluded about the Lion Air and Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX crashes, the response to the second accident was an aviation regulatory gamechanger.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/safety/editorial-china-called-it-first" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/safety/editorial-china-called-it-first#comments Daily News Safety Opinions Fri, 15 Mar 2019 13:47:00 +0000 309471 at https://atwonline.com US, under pressure, grounds MAX https://atwonline.com/blog/us-under-pressure-grounds-max <div class="node-body blog-body">A stunning week, beginning with the second crash of a Boeing 737 MAX and, three days later, every single MAX is grounded—and the US was last to make that call.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/blog/us-under-pressure-grounds-max" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/blog/us-under-pressure-grounds-max#comments Daily News Safety Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Wed, 13 Mar 2019 20:58:00 +0000 309291 at https://atwonline.com FAA, US airline leaders need to speak up on MAX https://atwonline.com/blog/faa-us-airline-leaders-need-speak-max <div class="node-body blog-body">News this morning that Canada has grounded the Boeing 737 MAX is highly significant and truly leaves the US isolated on this issue.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/blog/faa-us-airline-leaders-need-speak-max" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/blog/faa-us-airline-leaders-need-speak-max#comments Daily News Safety Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Wed, 13 Mar 2019 16:39:00 +0000 309241 at https://atwonline.com MAX crash divides US from rest of world on aviation safety calls https://atwonline.com/blog/max-crash-divides-us-rest-world-aviation-safety-calls <div class="node-body blog-body">The immediate aftermath of the Ethiopian Airlines’ Boeing 737 MAX crash is stunning. While it is not unprecedented for the aviation authorities and airlines of non-US countries to diverge from FAA on when an aircraft grounding is necessary, it is unusual. And the scale of this divergence is unprecedented.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/blog/max-crash-divides-us-rest-world-aviation-safety-calls" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/blog/max-crash-divides-us-rest-world-aviation-safety-calls#comments Daily News Safety Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Tue, 12 Mar 2019 19:58:00 +0000 309131 at https://atwonline.com Fast answers needed on second MAX crash https://atwonline.com/blog/fast-answers-needed-second-max-crash <div class="node-body blog-body">It is not the air transport industry’s habit to rush accident investigations, for good reason. But in the case of Sunday’s crash of an Ethiopian Boeing 737 MAX 8, there is pressure to get at least some answers as soon as possible.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/blog/fast-answers-needed-second-max-crash" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/blog/fast-answers-needed-second-max-crash#comments Daily News Safety Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Sun, 10 Mar 2019 20:14:00 +0000 308811 at https://atwonline.com Op-Ed: US majors seek to lock out new transatlantic competition https://atwonline.com/opinions/op-ed-us-majors-seek-lock-out-new-transatlantic-competition <div class="field-byline"> Kevin Mitchell </div> <div class="node-body article-body">American Airlines CEO Doug Parker and United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz are among those scheduled to address the US Chamber of Commerce’s annual aviation summit in Washington DC on March 7. </div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/opinions/op-ed-us-majors-seek-lock-out-new-transatlantic-competition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/opinions/op-ed-us-majors-seek-lock-out-new-transatlantic-competition#comments Daily News Opinions Wed, 06 Mar 2019 14:14:00 +0000 308361 at https://atwonline.com Dutch government elbows in on Air France-KLM https://atwonline.com/blog/dutch-government-elbows-air-france-klm <div class="node-body blog-body">The timing of the Dutch government’s surprise announcement that it has taken a stake in the Air France-KLM Group is interesting.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/blog/dutch-government-elbows-air-france-klm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/blog/dutch-government-elbows-air-france-klm#comments Aeropolitics Daily News Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Thu, 28 Feb 2019 16:56:00 +0000 307921 at https://atwonline.com