Aaron Karp

Senior Editor,
Air Transport World

Aaron Karp has been an Air Transport World senior editor since April 2006. He has covered commercial aviation for over 13 years, previously serving as editor of World Airport Week, reporter for Flight International/Air Transport Intelligence and managing editor of Air Cargo World. He has covered numerous aviation conferences and events throughout the world, including the Paris, Farnborough and Singapore air shows. He was the recipient of the 2007 Aerospace Journalist of the Year award for best maintenance submission.

Boeing 3Q net income up 18% on strong performance by commercial unit
Boeing’s third-quarter net income rose 18% year-over-year to $1.36 billion driven by a strong performance by its Commercial Airplanes unit.
Project Wing prototype vehicle lowering package to ground near Brisbane, Austral
Google confident UAVs will bring packages to city doorsteps 
Speedy package delivery in urban areas by small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) “is absolutely going to happen,” according to Nick Roy, the founder of Google’s Project Wing program.
American Airlines and US Airways tails
American Airlines, US Airways complete merger of cargo divisions
American Airlines and US Airways have unified under a single air waybill, effectively completing the combination of the cargo divisions of the merging airlines.
FAA sends Congress a plan to speed up NextGen implementation
FAA said it has sent a plan to Congress for accelerating the implementation of the satellite-based NextGen air traffic control (ATC) system.
Rolls-Royce issues profit warning; civil aircraft engine business remains strong
Rolls-Royce has warned that a slowing global economy will stall revenue growth, telling investors that full-year 2014 revenue will fall 3.5% to 4% year-over-year.
Rendering of A330neo
Airbus to lower A330 production rate to nine monthly next year
Airbus said it will build nine A330s per month instead of the current production rate of 10 starting in the 2015 fourth quarter.
TSA administrator Pistole to step down Dec. 31
US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) head John Pistole will retire effective Dec. 31, TSA announced Thursday.
Delta Air Lines A330-200
Delta Air Lines earns $357 million 3Q net profit
Delta Air Lines posted net income of $357 million for the third quarter, down 74% from a net profit of $1.37 billion in the 2013 September quarter.
An aircraft flies over the Terminal E at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport
Ebola patient flew on Frontier Airlines flights shortly before testing positive
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is seeking to interview 132 passengers who flew on an Oct. 13 Frontier Airlines flight from Cleveland to Dallas/Fort Worth after one of the flight’s passengers tested positive for the Ebola virus.
Workers with the union 32BJ in New York City
US to screen passengers arriving from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone for Ebola
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) have unveiled a plan to implement health screenings of airline passengers arriving at five US airports from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.
US airlines gearing up for major push on FAA reauthorization bill
Airlines for America (A4A) president and CEO Nicholas Calio has launched an aggressive lobbying campaign ahead of next year’s FAA reauthorization debate in Congress, telling US lawmakers they need to act to “level the competitive playing field” for US airlines facing stiff competition from Middle East and Asian carriers.
Norwegian Air Shuttle Boeing 787-8
Norwegian Air International ‘frustrated’ but willing to wait on DOT ruling 
Norwegian Air Shuttle indicated it is prepared to wait as long as necessary to gain US Department of Transportation (DOT) approval for its Ireland-based long-haul subsidiary Norwegian Air International (NAI) to operate flights between Europe and the US.
Boeing lowers long-term air cargo traffic forecast
Boeing said it sees signs of a strengthening air cargo market but nevertheless has lowered its long-term air cargo traffic growth forecast by 9.6% compared to two years ago.
Air Canada Boeing 777-200LR
Air Canada, pilots reach tentative agreement on long-term contract
Air Canada has reached a tentative agreement with the leadership of its pilots union on a 10-year labor contract.
Boeing 737-900ER
Boeing to boost 737 production rate to 52 per month in 2018
Boeing will increase the monthly 737 production rate to 52 aircraft in 2018, when it expects to start manufacturing 620 737s per year.

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