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Wizz CEO’s attack on premium cabins is a sustainability red herring

Nov 14, 2019
The CEO and co-founder of Budapest LCC Wizz Air has issued a statement calling for all airlines to ban premium cabins on flights of less than five...

Korean goes K-pop in its safety video

Nov 04, 2019
Korean Air has just released details of its new safety video and it is certainly different; it’s a music video featuring K-pop band SuperM, which...

Boeing scrutiny by lawmakers tough but necessary

Oct 30, 2019
While Boeing employees—and particularly CEO Dennis Muilenburg—have endured an awful two days at the US Senate and House hearings into the 737 MAX...

Is Bastian creating the fourth global alliance?

Oct 19, 2019
With the stroke of his pen, Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian cemented his company’s reputation as both industry transformer and a ruthless pursuer to...

Michele McDonald

Oct 14, 2019
Michele McDonald, a long-time contributor to ATW, died Oct. 5....

Alitalia’s endless extensions on government money

Sep 11, 2019
In what has become close to a bimonthly event, another request has been made to extend the deadline for a business plan to be submitted to get...

Editor’s Blog: Why Beijing’s bullying of Hong Kong Airport and Cathay could misfire

Aug 16, 2019
What has happened in Hong Kong this week amounts to one thing: Beijing bullying....

EC’s clear message to the US: Don’t mess with Air Italy

Jun 27, 2019
EC Mobility and Transport director general Henrik Hololei’s letter to US State Department under-secretary Manisha Singh couldn’t be clearer: Hands...

US Big 3 glosses over UAE Open Skies outcome

Jun 25, 2019
Reading the US Partnership for Open...

PARIS 2019 BLOG: Air transport industry confidence on display

Jun 20, 2019
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...

PARIS 2019 BLOG: The significance of the A321XLR’s long legs

Jun 19, 2019
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...

PARIS 2019 BLOG: “It’s a brand I trust”: Walsh’s very public endorsement of Boeing

Jun 18, 2019
Paris Air Show day two and, shock, some real news! In the best-kept industry secret of the year, British Airways parent International Airlines Group...

PARIS 2019 BLOG: A quiet opening to what could be a quiet week

Jun 17, 2019
The Paris Air Show has opened with no surprises and relatively few new airliner orders. This will likely be the pattern for the week....

Bankrupt Alitalia dreams of the premier league

Jun 13, 2019
As if the saga of Alitalia couldn’t get, well, more Italian, news arrives that yet another potential investor has emerged—the chairman of a Rome...

Delta sends a plane to save the day for stranded fifth-graders

Jun 12, 2019
Here’s a story of an airline getting customer relations right and it’s too good not to share....
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