CAPA Perspective: Balancing Existential And Existence Threats

CAPA-Centre for Aviation Mar 16, 2021
The existential threat is about travel and tourism. On the other hand, the threat to our existence from climate change is real and seemingly inevitable, unless we act.
ATW

Surf Air Mobility Sees Future In Hybrid-Electric Conversions

By Graham Warwick Mar 16, 2021
A California project could help spur electric regional plane development.
Airlines & Lessors

Why the return to air travel could come as a surge

By Karen Walker Mar 16, 2021
Summer bookings and survey indicate strong desire to resume travel.
Airlines & Lessors

Passengers’ Demands Fuel Push For Connectivity

By Henry Canaday Mar 16, 2021
Passenger expectations for­ inflight connectivity increasing.
Interiors & Connectivity

JetBlue Transforms Narrowbody Comfort With Premium Cabin Redesign

By Linda Blachly Mar 16, 2021
JetBlue puts ‘wow’ factor into narrowbody cabin design.
Interiors & Connectivity

How Cabin Designs Are Becoming More Flexible

By Linda Blachly Mar 16, 2021
Flexible cabin solutions are emerging as winners.
Interiors & Connectivity

Sustainable Aviation Initiatives In Spotlight (April 2021)

By Linda Blachly Mar 16, 2021
Many airlines and airports have placed investment in sustainability at the top of their agendas despite the pandemic crisis. QANTAS-BP PARTNERSHIP…
Sustainability

EDITORIAL: Lease company consolidation is overdue and OK

By Karen Walker Mar 11, 2021
Consolidation has been a much-debated topic through the pandemic crisis, but one that has focused on which airlines might fail or merge.
Air Transport

EDITORIAL: Europe must avoid air travel regentrification

By Victoria Moores Mar 01, 2021
Ahead of the UK’s new immigration rules that came into effect in February, mandating multiple COVID-19 tests and mandatory quarantines in government-approved hotels for some international arriving passengers, this headline caught the eye: “You have to be desperate and wealthy to fly from Monday.”
Air Transport

Sustainability Report: Airlines Using More Innovative SAF Flights

By Linda Blachly Feb 27, 2021
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines operated its first commercial flight using an admixture of 500 liters of sustainable synthetic kerosene.
Airlines & Lessors

INTERVIEW: Lufthansa Aviation Training chief Matthias Spohr

By Kurt Hofmann Feb 26, 2021
Lufthansa Aviation Training (LAT), long considered the gold standard in commercial flight academies, is being remodeled to a campus structure so it can be more flexible and competitive in a changed market.
Maintenance & Training

ANALYSIS: Business Travel’s Return Is More ‘When’ Than ‘If’

By Karen Walker Feb 26, 2021
For those in the air transport industry hoping that 2021would see the turning point from devastating cash burn to the beginnings of recovery—and that’s just about everyone in the industry—the first quarter has quickly dashed those hopes.
Airlines & Lessors

Recruitment Experts Share Tips For Aviation Job Seekers

By Victoria Moores Feb 26, 2021
COVID-19 has devastated the industry, but aviation recruitment specialists believe the market uncertainty can be mitigated.
Airlines & Lessors

COMMENTARY: Simulators And Tech Training Are Key To Pilot Development

Nadhem AlHamad Feb 26, 2021
Simulators and tech-based training will be essential to affordable pilot development
Maintenance & Training

Good Pilot And Technician Training Tools Are Still In Demand

By Robert W. Moorman Feb 26, 2021
Airlines have launched a number of pilot retention and development programs.
Maintenance & Training

COMMENTARY: Industry Recovery Will Compel New Crew Training Approaches

Stephan Hickman Feb 26, 2021
Delta Air Lines will recall up to 400 pilots this summer to help position itself for a rebound in travel demand.
Maintenance & Training

Gulf Area Airlines Still See Need To Maintain Pilot Supply

By Alan Dron Feb 26, 2021
The growth of Middle Eastern airlines in recent years is being matched by expansion of the region’s training establishments. 
Maintenance & Training

EDITORIAL: Eco-Advocacy Does Not Mean Stopping The Return Of Flying

By Karen Walker Feb 25, 2021
This year is shaping up to be at least as tough for airlines and airports as the last. In some ways, it’s more challenging.
Air Transport

CAPA Perspective: The Airline Industry Will Never Be The Same

CAPA-Centre for Aviation Feb 25, 2021
The airline industry in 2021 industry will, at best, be half the size it was in 2019. Yet the industry is betting the house on a substantial recovery in the 2021 second and third quarters. What's Plan B?
Airlines & Lessors

Quotables: Best Quotes Heard From Industry Leaders

Feb 25, 2021
Parked aircraft; the role of masks; onboard safety; clairvoyance; industry resilience
ATW

Webinar: How Will COVID-19 Reshape The Skies?

Feb 23, 2021
This webinar took place February 23, 2021. The COVID-19 crisis has changed the playing field for airlines, forcing them to pivot to new opportunities…
Airports & Routes

OP-ED: New DOT Rule Undermines Airline Consumer Protections

Kevin Mitchell, Susan Grant, John Breyault and Kurt Ebenhoch Feb 22, 2021
A Feb. 5 op-ed took pains to defend an anti-consumer policy that was stealthily released the day after Thanksgiving in the waning days of former U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao’s tenure.
Air Transport

Webinar: Fireside Chat With AAPA's Director General, Subhas Menon

Feb 18, 2021
This webinar took place February 18, 2021. Join Aviation Week for this 30-minute fireside chat talking through the latest status of Asia-Pacific…
Air Transport

Industry travel initiative formed to digitalize health certificates

Feb 17, 2021
A cross section of travel, technology and health organizations are cooperating in an initiative to create a blueprint for interoperable digital health pass systems that are privacy protected, user controlled and universally accepted for international travel and more.
Air Transport

EDITORIAL: It’s no longer fear of flying; it’s fear of arriving

By Karen Walker Feb 09, 2021
It used to be that when someone said they were afraid to fly, what they really meant was they were afraid of crashing.
Air Transport