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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....

Mr. Muilenburg: please let the investigation teams determine the MAX crash causes

Apr 29, 2019
A golden rule of good industry journalism when the publication you work for covers the air transport business is that you never pre-judge the cause...

Boeing knows its hardest cost is restoring confidence

Apr 24, 2019
Boeing will have been glad to get today behind it, the latest in a series of grim days since the second 737 MAX crash and the new narrowbody was...

US, under pressure, grounds MAX

Mar 13, 2019
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...

FAA, US airline leaders need to speak up on MAX

Mar 13, 2019
News this morning that Canada has grounded the Boeing 737 MAX is highly significant and truly leaves the US isolated on this issue....
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