EDITORIAL: Shameful Crowd Scenes At Heathrow Will Hurt The Whole Aviation Industry

By Karen Walker Jan 22, 2021
A picture is worth a thousand words, they say. Sadly, a picture tweeted Friday from Heathrow Airport could cost the air transport industry far more dearly.
Air Transport

How Airlines Can Stand Apart In A Post-Pandemic Travel World

By Linda Blachly Jan 19, 2021
Innovation and customer value will become airline differentiators.
Interiors & Connectivity

INTERVIEW: El Al Chief Commercial Officer Michael Strassburger

By Kurt Hofmann Jan 19, 2021
Last year was one of contrasts for El Al. As with all airlines, the Israeli carrier was impacted by a sudden and severe drop in travel demand because…
Airlines & Lessors

ANALYSIS: Why Returning The MAX To Service Doesn’t End Boeing’s Problems

By Karen Walker Jan 19, 2021
Boeing’s 2021 challenges extend beyond the MAX.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Digital health ‘passports’ could become essential

By Linda Blachly Jan 19, 2021
The pandemic fast-tracks digital health travel apps.
Airports & Routes

Sustainable aviation initiatives in the spotlight

By Linda Blachly Jan 19, 2021
With the spotlight returning to sustainability, airlines and the air transport industry understand that green initiatives need to be incorporated…
Sustainability

CAPA Perspective: International air travel’s struggles continue

CAPA-Centre for Aviation Jan 19, 2021
The aviation and travel industries must face up to a sobering reality in 2021: Vaccines will be just a sideshow for international aviation for most…
Airlines & Lessors

How Airlines Have Mobilized For Vaccine Deliveries

By Linda Blachly Jan 19, 2021
Carriers provide a shot in the arm as vaccines are delivered around the world.
ATW

Air Cargo Is Resilient, But Pressure Mounts

By Aaron Karp Jan 19, 2021
Air cargo has rebounded, but also has stress points.
Airlines & Lessors

EDITORIAL: Air Travel Mask Wearing Should Be US Federal Law

By Karen Walker Jan 15, 2021
A year after the devastating effects of the COVID-19 virus on human life first became apparent, it’s disheartening, to put it mildly, still to be writing an editorial on the imperative of mask wearing during air travel.
Air Transport

Parallels From 9/11 To The January US Capitol Building Attacks

By Karen Walker Jan 15, 2021
As the full extent of the COVID-19 pandemic impact on airlines became apparent in the spring of 2020, many in the US started comparing it to 9/11.
Air Transport

CAPA Perspective

CAPA-Centre for Aviation Dec 22, 2020
Finally, a light at the end of a very long tunnel. But 2021 will still be tough.
Airlines & Lessors

Why Southwest Airlines' CEO Remains Optimistic

By Karen Walker Dec 22, 2020
Southwest Airlines marks its 50th anniversary in 2021 and it won’t be the year that the Dallas-based upstart with the stock exchange sticker LUV…
ATW

Sustainable Aviation Initiatives In The Spotlight (December 2020/January 2021)

By Alan Dron Dec 22, 2020
Industry players are stepping up commitments, research and programs to meet industry sustainability targets of halving carbon emissions by 2050…
Safety, Ops & Regulation

2020 And 2021 Airline Financial Loss Projections

By Chen Chuanren Dec 22, 2020
No region escaped the devastating effects of the pandemic
Airlines & Lessors

Airports Must Prepare For ‘A Different Type Of Traveler’ After COVID

By Linda Blachly Dec 22, 2020
Airports must prepare for a different type of passenger in the post-pandemic world.
Airports & Routes

A Reshaped Airline Industry Will Be Poorer And Smaller

By Karen Walker Dec 22, 2020
In 2021, airlines must address cash burn and adjust to being smaller.
Airlines & Lessors

Digital innovators see opportunity in passengers’ devices

By Linda Blachly Dec 22, 2020
How inflight links with passengers’ devices can boost revenue, confidence.
Airlines & Lessors

In the COVID-19 Era, Airlines Innovate to Maintain Service Standards

By Chen Chuanren Dec 22, 2020
Airlines look at new ways to safely provide inflight customer care.
Interiors & Connectivity

ANALYSIS: Pilots Key To Restoring Confidence In MAX

By Karen Walker Dec 21, 2020
American knows those who fly the MAX can best speak to its safety.
Air Transport

EDITORIAL: Airlines’ bleakest winter

By Karen Walker Dec 16, 2020
This will be a bleak winter and there will be failures. But it will not be a winter without hope. Vaccine distribution has begun sooner than most dared to believe, certainly well inside the air transport industry’s most optimistic expectations.
Air Transport

EDITORIAL: Buttigieg Will Need To Show Quick Learning Of The Air Transport Industry

By Karen Walker Dec 15, 2020
The Dec. 15 news that US President-elect Joe Biden will nominate former election rival Pete Buttigieg to be US Transportation Secretary will likely be met with a slightly quizzical “interesting” by those in Washington DC aviation circles.
Air Transport

Interview: Dieter Vranckx, Brussels Airlines CEO

By Kurt Hofmann Dec 11, 2020
In November, Lufthansa Group announced that Brussels Airlines CEO Dieter Vranckx would move to Zurich to become CEO of its Swiss International Air Lines subsidiary on Jan. 1, 2021.
Airlines & Lessors

Flying the Boeing 737 MAX Again

By Karen Walker Dec 07, 2020
ATW's Editor-in-Chief writes about flying in a MAX on American Airlines' media demonstration flight.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Top 10 Countries By International Departure Seats

Dec 04, 2020
The UK saw more international departure seats than any other country in the third quarter.
Air Transport Month