Podcast: Viva Aerobus CEO Talks Growth, Allegiant And Everything Else

By David Casey Nov 23, 2022
Juan Carlos Zuazua explains how the Mexican ULCC has accelerated its growth since the pandemic, taking advantage of the increasing appetite for low-cost air travel in its home market and the demise of other operators.
Air Transport

How Open Skies Changed International Flying

By Karen Walker Nov 22, 2022
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations-EU Comprehensive Air Transport Agreement is the world’s first bloc-to-bloc air transport agreement, and its timing could not be better.
Airlines & Lessors

Blimps Could Make A Comeback As Freighters And Regional Transports

By Alan Dron Nov 22, 2022
The low-carbon and emissions impact of a blimp could boost its prospects.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Podcast: U.S. Pilots Push For Higher Compensation

By Karen Walker Nov 17, 2022
Editors discuss why ALPA and other unions feel it’s the right time to demand significant pay increases and work terms.
Air Transport

U.S. Passenger Airline Revenues Rebound

Nov 16, 2022
Revenues have been on the increase since and totaled $58.4 billion for US carriers in Q2 2022, surpassing every quarterly performance of pre-pandemic 2019.
Airlines & Lessors

U.S. Airline Employment Hits Record High

Nov 16, 2022
Data from the US Bureau of Transportation Statistics reveal how monthly employment statistics have evolved through the pandemic.
Airlines & Lessors

How Serious Are Big Name Airlines About Flying A Supersonic Jet?

Chris Sloan Nov 16, 2022
“Unlike more nascent concepts, supersonic air travel presents a clear and compelling alternative to subsonic travel, both for passengers and airlines," JAL says.
Airlines & Lessors

INTERVIEW: Turkish Chairman Seeks More Aircraft

By Kurt Hofmann Nov 16, 2022
The airline has resumed growth but is constrained by a lack of new aircraft—whether because of market availability or delivery delays—and pilots.
Airlines & Lessors

Podcast: The Asia-Pacific Air Transport Recovery

By Karen Walker Nov 11, 2022
Aviation Week editors at the AAPA AGM in Bangkok discuss the growing optimism across the region’s airlines and airports.
Air Transport

MRO Market Outlook: A Changing Industry

By Henry Canaday Nov 07, 2022
Stuttering economic growth, higher fuel prices and war in Ukraine have stalled the global recovery of daily commercial flights to about 87% of pre-COVID levels. The recovery in aircraft maintenance has therefore also slowed.
Maintenance & Training

ANALYSIS: The ICAO Carbon Agreement Will Not Be Enough

By Karen Walker Nov 07, 2022
Negotiations on the 2050 long-term aspirational goal continued to the very end of the two-week assembly in Montreal
Sustainability

Podcast: Airlink CEO Explains Their Mission

By Karen Walker Nov 03, 2022
How this nonprofit links airline resources to humanitarian organizations in crises worldwide.
Air Transport

EDITORIAL: US Government Should Approve The JetBlue-Spirit Merger

By Karen Walker Oct 27, 2022
Stuttering economic growth, higher fuel prices and war in Ukraine have stalled the global recovery of daily commercial flights to about 87% of pre-COVID levels.
Airlines & Lessors

Accessible Lavatories Would Open Air Travel To More People

By Linda Blachly Oct 27, 2022
Rule would mandate accessibility on new narrowbodies.
Interiors & Connectivity

Efforts Stepping Up To Enable Personal Wheelchairs Onboard

By Linda Blachly Oct 27, 2022
Transportation Department proposes Bill of Rights for Airline Passengers with Disabilities.
Interiors & Connectivity

Podcast: Arab Carriers See Strong Traffic Rebound

By Karen Walker Oct 27, 2022
Airline execs gathered at the AACO AGM in Abu Dhabi to discuss the pandemic recovery, sustainability and technology.
Air Transport

APEX: Airbus unveils A350 performance, Airspace cabin enhancements

By Linda Blachly Oct 27, 2022
Airbus has introduced new A350 performance gains combined with various Airspace cabin enhancements that “reinforces the A350 family’s position as the…
Aircraft & Propulsion

Podcast: LCC Consolidation On The Cards In Vegas

By David Casey Oct 20, 2022
Airline CEOs have been in Las Vegas this week for Routes World 2022. Aviation Week Network's team on the ground discuss their key takeaways from the event, including a bullish outlook for some carriers, particularly ULCCs, and why certain markets appear ripe for consolidation.
Air Transport

Podcast: Latin American Carriers Reshape For Growth

By Karen Walker Oct 14, 2022
ATW and CAPA editors discuss the restructurings, mergers and startups that are changing the Latin American air transport market.
Air Transport

Video: ITA Airways CEO Says Carrier Ahead Of Plan, Equity Partner Talks Continue

By Victoria Moores Oct 13, 2022
After launching in the middle of the pandemic, ITA Airways CEO Fabio Lazzerini gives an update on how Alitalia’s successor is performing, his fleet plans and offers a few words on ITA's future equity partner.
Air Transport

Sustainability Report: Status Of Initiatives In The Zero-Carbon Race

By Linda Blachly Oct 07, 2022
The aviation industry’s progress toward a long-term climate goal for the global air transport sector took a significant step forward this summer at…
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Podcast: A Critical Environmental Decision For ICAO

By Karen Walker Oct 07, 2022
Will the United Nations' aviation organization back airlines’ call for a carbon net-zero goal by 2050? 
Air Transport

CAPA Perspective: Americans Are Flying Again

Oct 05, 2022
US airline executives continue to sound optimistic regarding the demand for air travel despite headwinds and uncertainty relating to fuel and labor…
ATW

EDITORIAL: Open Skies Are Critical To Trade And Humanity

By Karen Walker Oct 04, 2022
Since 1992, the US has established more than 130 Open Skies agreements and the model has been adopted by other nations and national alliances.
ATW

Analysis: United-Emirates Deal Shows How The Industry Has Changed

By Karen Walker Oct 04, 2022
Has the pandemic brought some US airline senior management to their senses? That's one interpretation of the new partnership.
Airlines & Lessors