Pilot Shortage Looms As Global In-Service Fleet Recovers

By Alan Dron May 26, 2021
Counterintuitive as it may seem with airlines downsizing and furloughing crews, a pilot shortage problem may re-emerge sooner than most think…
Airlines & Lessors

Sustainability Report: United Launches SAF Purchase Alliance

By Linda Blachly May 26, 2021
In a major first-of-its-kind industry initiative, United Airlines has launched an alliance it calls Eco-Skies that brings together nearly a dozen…
Airlines & Lessors

Webinar: Fireside Chat with Willie Walsh, IATA CEO And Director General

May 25, 2021
This webinar took place May 25, 2021. As a former Boeing 737 Captain and CEO at Aer Lingus, British Airways and International Airlines Group, few can…
Safety, Ops & Regulation

EDITORIAL: States should cut Belarus out of the global air transport system

By Karen Walker May 24, 2021
The hijacking of a commercial airliner in any circumstances is a disturbing and criminal act. For such action to be organized and authorized by a state government is truly shocking.
ATW Opinion

ANALYSIS: Why sustainable aviation fuels are taking on greater signficance

By Karen Walker May 21, 2021
There’s new thinking about aviation carbon reduction.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Korean Air President Looks To A Bigger, Better Future

By Karen Walker May 18, 2021
Korean Air is charting a path to a bigger, stronger, more international future.
Airlines & Lessors

EDITORIAL: US Flag Of Convenience Bill An Anti-Competition Ruse

By Karen Walker May 18, 2021
It’s a sign that the air transport industry is returning to some kind of normal when US lawmakers and union leaders are once again joining hands to…
Airlines & Lessors

Seattle airport trials digital queuing, touchless kiosks

By Linda Blachly May 05, 2021
Seattle-Tacoma International (SEA) is trialing two pilot programs to test virtual queuing as a solution for crowded general screening lines, as well as touchless airline check-in and baggage drop-off kiosks.
Airports & Routes

EDITORIAL: SAFs are suddenly politically popular; it’s about time

By Karen Walker May 01, 2021
It has taken far too long, but the political will to greatly increase the availability, affordability and use of sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) is…
Sustainability

How A Major European Airline Group Is Learning From Outside In

By Chen Chuanren May 01, 2021
Some airline distribution technologies are best found outside the industry.
Airlines & Lessors

Why airlines should use technology to stay ahead with distribution

By Kurt Hofmann May 01, 2021
NDC adoption could get fresh momentum as travel demand picks up.
Airlines & Lessors

Interview with Eurowings CEO Jens Bischof

By Karen Walker May 01, 2021
Jens Bischof joined Eurowings as CEO in March 2020 after being CEO at Turkish-German leisure carrier SunExpress. His appointment marked a return to…
Airlines & Lessors

SAF Projects Are Getting More Creative And Environmentally Sound

By Alan Dron Apr 30, 2021
A Middle East SAF project yields food-producing side benefits.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

A New Red Sea Airport Prioritizes The Environment

By Alan Dron Apr 30, 2021
Saudi Arabia plans an airport that will rely totally on renewable power.
Airports & Routes

Why Increasing Sustainable Jet Fuel Production Is Critical

By Graham Warwick Apr 30, 2021
The race for alternative aviation fuels speeds up.
Sustainability

Uncertainty Surrounds When And How Strongly Business Travel Will Rebound

By Henry Canaday Apr 30, 2021
High stakes and big choices will shape business travel recovery.
ATW

Webinar: Fireside Chat with Ted Christie, Spirit Airlines CEO

Apr 22, 2021
This webinar took place April 22, 2021. Florida-based ultra-low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines is one of the world’s most dynamic and innovative…
Airlines & Lessors

EDITORIAL: Data, not guesswork, should guide travel restrictions

By Victoria Moores Apr 20, 2021
The outlook for summer 2021 may be looking brighter than was the case in summer 2020, but questions remain over how long COVID-19 safety precautions will linger for airline passengers.
Air Transport

Sustainable aviation initiatives in the spotlight

Helen Beresford-Massy Apr 20, 2021
The airline industry is keeping and, in some instances, raising its commitments to the environment through technologies, sustainable aviation fuels and improved operations and infrastructure.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Will Airlines Require Pilots To Be Vaccinated For COVID-19?

By Karen Walker Apr 16, 2021
Ask the Editors: Flight crews favor vaccination, but requirements depend on airline policies and local laws, which are changing quickly.
Airlines & Lessors

Editorial: UK’s “Maybe May” On Travel Isn’t Certain Enough

By Victoria Moores Apr 09, 2021
“You can maybe fly internationally from May 17. We’ll tell you where in early May. And it might be very expensive.” This paraphrases the latest message from the UK government to airlines and passengers.
Air Transport

Editorial: Social awareness is the new airline CEO competitive skill

By Karen Walker Apr 01, 2021
For the CEOs of some of the world’s largest airlines, coronavirus hasn’t just meant wrecked financials and networks. They are rebuilding their carriers with a new perspective on what it means to be a good corporate leader and citizen.
Air Transport

Webinar: Fireside Chat with Alexandre De Juniac, IATA CEO and Director General

Mar 26, 2021
This webinar took place March 26, 2021. Under the leadership of CEO Alexandre de Juniac, IATA has led the charge to adapt the global airline industry…
Air Transport

Webinar: Fireside Chat with Carlos Munoz, Volotea CEO

Mar 26, 2021
This webinar took place March 26, 2021. Barcelona-headquartered Volotea is proof of the flexibility and adaptability of low-cost carriers that has…
Air Transport

CAPA LIVE INTERVIEW: Flyadeal CEO Con Korfiatis

By Richard Maslen Mar 26, 2021
Despite a difficult year, Saudi Arabian LCC flyadeal is expecting big things in 2021.
Air Transport