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 17 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.

Thales, SES to launch satellite dedicated to airline connectivity
Thales is partnering with satellite-operator SES to launch a new high-speed, Ka-band-based commercial aircraft connectivity service in the Americas next year.
LOT Polish Airlines Boeing 737-400
LOT plans to double passengers carried, add 11 787s by 2020
LOT Polish Airlines said it plans to more than double the number of passengers it carries annually from 4.3 million in 2015 to 10 million by 2020.
FAA warns against using Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones on aircraft
FAA has warned airline passengers not to use Samsung Galaxy Note 7 devices on board aircraft following the suspension of sales of the smartphone because of fire fears.
Forward From 15: Analysis—Would US airlines still need a bailout in 2016?
If something like 9/11 happened today—airspace in the world’s largest air transport market completely shut down for more than two days, plus weeks of tepid air travel demand—would a bailout akin to the one provided to US airlines in September 2001 be necessary?
Forward From 15: Stuck in Montreal
On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, I was listening to Canadian transport minister David Collenette address the Airports Council International-North America Conference and Exhibition at the Montreal convention center.
SITA touts queue management system results in Orlando
The implementation of the SITA QueueAnalyzer at Orlando International Airport (MCO) has resulted in 53% fewer passengers waiting in security checkpoint lines for longer than 15 minutes, according to SITA.
Delta Air Lines 777-200LR
Delta to start Atlanta-Seoul flights, expand Korean Air codesharing
Delta Air Lines plans to launch daily Boeing 777-200LR flights between Atlanta (ATL) and Seoul Incheon (ICN) from June 3, 2017.
Delta to take $100 million 3Q revenue hit from system failure
Delta Air Lines lost about $100 million in revenue because of the August system crash that led to 2,300 canceled flights over three days.
IATA: ‘No reason’ for states not to participate in MBM scheme
IATA wants “a more ambitious timeline” for the market-based measures (MBM) carbon offsetting scheme expected to be adopted at the upcoming ICAO Assembly.
Bombardier CS100
More than half of 2016 CSeries deliveries delayed by GTF ramp-up issue
Bombardier said it will deliver seven CSeries aircraft in 2016 instead of 15 as planned, citing Pratt & Whitney PW1500G geared turbofan (GTF) engine delivery delays.
Bombardier CSeries
Québec government completes $1 billion CSeries payment to Bombardier
Bombardier has received the second of two $500 million installments from the government of Québec, completing the province’s $1 billion investment in the CSeries program.
Incoming oneworld CEO Rob Gurney
Emirates executive Gurney named oneworld CEO
Oneworld has named Emirates Airline executive Rob Gurney to replace Bruce Ashby as CEO of the global airline alliance.
UPS pilots ratify new labor contract
UPS Airlines pilots have ratified a new, five-year labor contract by an overwhelming vote.
LATAM A320neo
LATAM becomes first to receive A320neo in the Americas
LATAM Airlines Group has taken delivery of its first Airbus A320neo, becoming the first airline in the Americas and the fifth in the world to take delivery of the re-engined A320.
Kirby resigns as American’s president, named United’s president
American Airlines president Scott Kirby has resigned, effective immediately, to take the same position with rival United Airlines.
Blogs & Commentary
Sep 19, 2016

Economies of perception ​

People often talk about economies of scale increasing revenues and spreading costs, but size has another benefit: customer recognition....More
Sep 19, 2016

Defining TSA

As TSA approaches its 15th birthday in November, the agency continues to search for an identity....More
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