Commercial Aviation http://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/7357/more en Amid Alitalia Woes, Europe Could Still Use Fewer Airline Players http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/amid-alitalia-woes-europe-could-still-use-fewer-airline-players <div class="node-body article-body">Alitalia’s prolonged battle shows little Progress in European airline consolidation. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/amid-alitalia-woes-europe-could-still-use-fewer-airline-players" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/amid-alitalia-woes-europe-could-still-use-fewer-airline-players#comments Aviation Week & Space Technology Commercial Aviation AWST-CommercialAviation17 Commercial Aviation AWST Europe Fri, 28 Apr 2017 08:20:00 +0000 1620311 at http://aviationweek.com joepriesaviation.net Global Market Opens For C919 As EASA Works On Certification http://aviationweek.com/new-civil-aircraft/global-market-opens-c919-easa-works-certification <div class="field-deck"> As Comac readies the C919 for flight, sales opportunities widen </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Until now, the C919 has looked like it would be limited to CAAC certification. Now EASA has stepped in to help.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/new-civil-aircraft/global-market-opens-c919-easa-works-certification" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/new-civil-aircraft/global-market-opens-c919-easa-works-certification#comments New Civil Aircraft Aviation Week & Space Technology Commercial Aviation AWST-CommercialAviation17 Commercial Aviation Asia Pacific AWST Europe Fri, 28 Apr 2017 08:15:00 +0000 1620141 at http://aviationweek.com Comac Industry, Regulators Edge Closer To Beyond Line Of Sight UAS http://aviationweek.com/aircraft-design/industry-regulators-edge-closer-beyond-line-sight-uas <div class="field-deck"> Barriers to longer missions that unlock the benefits of small unmanned aircraft are beginning to be dismantled </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Demonstration flights and limited operational approvals are building experience and confidence in flying drones safely beyond visual line of sight of the operator.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/aircraft-design/industry-regulators-edge-closer-beyond-line-sight-uas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/aircraft-design/industry-regulators-edge-closer-beyond-line-sight-uas#comments Aircraft Design Aviation Week & Space Technology Commercial Aviation Technology AWST-Technology17 Unmanned Systems AWST North America Fri, 28 Apr 2017 08:00:00 +0000 1619331 at http://aviationweek.com Ligado Networks Opinion: Etihad Airways’ European Investments In Trouble http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/opinion-etihad-airways-european-investments-trouble <div class="field-deck"> Alitalia and Air Berlin are near collapse, the predictable outcome of failed investments and flawed strategies </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Alitalia, Air Berlin cases show investor money alone won’t save airlines—viable strategies are needed.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/opinion-etihad-airways-european-investments-trouble" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/opinion-etihad-airways-european-investments-trouble#comments Airline Intel Aviation Week & Space Technology Commercial Aviation Airline Intel AWST-CommercialAviation17 AWST Europe Fri, 28 Apr 2017 08:00:00 +0000 1620181 at http://aviationweek.com Uber Unveils 2020 Plans For Electric VTOL Air-Taxis Demos http://aviationweek.com/aviation-week-space-technology/uber-unveils-2020-plans-electric-vtol-air-taxis-demos <div class="field-deck"> Uber’s urban air transport vision advances </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Ride-hailing giant Uber held a summit on its Elevate concept for urban air mobility, drawing 500+ people, including manufacturers, regulators and investors.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/aviation-week-space-technology/uber-unveils-2020-plans-electric-vtol-air-taxis-demos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/aviation-week-space-technology/uber-unveils-2020-plans-electric-vtol-air-taxis-demos#comments Vertical Flight Aviation Week & Space Technology Commercial Aviation AWST-CommercialAviation17 Commercial Aviation AWST Global Fri, 28 Apr 2017 08:00:00 +0000 1620291 at http://aviationweek.com Aurora Flight Sciences How Swiss Repaired A Boeing 777-300ER In Arctic Conditions http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/how-swiss-repaired-boeing-777-300er-arctic-conditions <div class="node-body gallery-body">An inflight engine shutdown and flight diversion led to a huge logistical effort to fly out passengers and crew in a replacement aircraft and repair the 777 in harsh conditions.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/how-swiss-repaired-boeing-777-300er-arctic-conditions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/how-swiss-repaired-boeing-777-300er-arctic-conditions#comments Galleries Aviation Week & Space Technology Commercial Aviation AW.com Thu, 27 Apr 2017 08:25:00 +0000 1619411 at http://aviationweek.com Why Airbus And Boeing Should Worry About Middle East Airlines http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/why-airbus-and-boeing-should-worry-about-middle-east-airlines <div class="field-deck"> Airbus and Boeing backlogs are vulnerable to a Middle East slowdown </div> <div class="node-body article-body">More than 25% of widebody backlogs are from Middle Eastern orders and a slowdown for the Gulf carriers could have ramifications for the aerospace sector.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/why-airbus-and-boeing-should-worry-about-middle-east-airlines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/why-airbus-and-boeing-should-worry-about-middle-east-airlines#comments Up Front Aviation Week & Space Technology Commercial Aviation AW.com AWST-CommercialAviation17 Up Front Global Thu, 27 Apr 2017 08:10:00 +0000 1619361 at http://aviationweek.com H. Gousse/Airbus Swiss 777 Repair In Iqaluit Shows Plans Are Important, But So Is Luck http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/swiss-777-repair-iqaluit-shows-plans-are-important-so-luck <div class="field-deck"> How Swiss repaired a Boeing 777 that had to divert to Iqaluit with engine failure </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Swiss emergency procedures get a workout in Northern Canada.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/swiss-777-repair-iqaluit-shows-plans-are-important-so-luck" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/swiss-777-repair-iqaluit-shows-plans-are-important-so-luck#comments Airline Fleets & Network Aviation Week & Space Technology Commercial Aviation Airline Operations AWST-CommercialAviation17 AWST Europe North America Thu, 27 Apr 2017 08:00:00 +0000 1619401 at http://aviationweek.com Swiss International Air Lines Data-Driven Disruption Management Rules At American Airlines http://aviationweek.com/airline-fleets-network/data-driven-disruption-management-rules-american-airlines <div class="field-deck"> American Airlines moving to data-driven decisions on when to cancel or disrupt flights </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When Winter Storm Stella threatened blizzard conditions for the Northeast U.S. in mid-March, American’s response was based in part on a simulation.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/airline-fleets-network/data-driven-disruption-management-rules-american-airlines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/airline-fleets-network/data-driven-disruption-management-rules-american-airlines#comments Airline Fleets & Network Aviation Week & Space Technology Commercial Aviation Airline Operations AWST-CommercialAviation17 AWST North America Wed, 26 Apr 2017 08:15:00 +0000 1618581 at http://aviationweek.com Joe Raedle/Gettyimages Uber Plans 2020 VTOL Air Taxi Launch In Dallas And Dubai http://aviationweek.com/technology/uber-plans-2020-vtol-air-taxi-launch-dallas-and-dubai <div class="node-body article-body">Ride-hailing giant Uber planes to launch in-demand electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing air-taxi service in Dallas and Dubai in 2020, and has selected partners for development of the technology and infrastructure.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/technology/uber-plans-2020-vtol-air-taxi-launch-dallas-and-dubai" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/technology/uber-plans-2020-vtol-air-taxi-launch-dallas-and-dubai#comments Commercial Aviation Technology AW.com Commercial Aviation Top Stories Tue, 25 Apr 2017 20:57:00 +0000 1618611 at http://aviationweek.com Aurora Flight Sciences