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.

DHS testing new methods for collecting passengers’ biometric information 
The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has initiated a comprehensive program to test processes for collecting the biometric information of most non-US citizens departing the US aboard commercial aircraft.
Obama to nominate Hart as NTSB chairman 
US President Barack Obama will nominate Christopher Hart to be chairman of the US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB).
WestJet Encore Bombardier Q400
WestJet Encore expanding to eastern Canada 
WestJet Encore, the turboprop regional affiliate of Calgary-based low-cost carrier WestJet, will start eastern Canadian operations this week.
Boeing: 777’s automated systems did not contribute to Asiana Flight 214 crash 
Boeing has rejected the US National Transportation Safety Board’s (NTSB) conclusion that the 777-200ER’s automated systems contributed to the Asiana Airlines Flight 214 accident.
NTSB points to pilot error in Asiana Flight 214 crash  2
Asiana Airlines Flight 214’s pilots didn’t have a full understanding of the aircraft’s automated systems and “mismanaged” the approach to San Francisco International Airport (SFO), the US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has concluded.
Oneworld's Growth Spurt 
On average, nearly 1,000 passengers are boarding flights operated by oneworld member airlines every minute of every day. And where they are boarding is quite important.
Editorial - Lessons Learned 
After years of missteps, false promises and multiple delays on the 787-8 and A380 programs, Boeing and Airbus are cruising into the Farnborough Airshow able to boast about smooth, successful flight test programs for the 787-9 and A350-900, respectively.
DHL Boeing 767
DHL to move A320 family aircraft components from Germany to Alabama 
Airbus has contracted DHL to transport A319, A320 and A321 aircraft components and general cargo from an Airbus production site in Hamburg to Mobile, Alabama.
Virgin America A320
Virgin America posts $22.4 million 1Q net loss 
Virgin America incurred a first-quarter net loss of $22.4 million, narrowed from a net deficit of $46.4 million in the 2013 March quarter, on a 4% rise in revenue to $313.4 million.
FedEx MD-11F
FedEx annual net profit tops $2 billion 
FedEx earned net income of $2.08 billion for its fiscal year ended May 31, up 34% over a net profit of $1.56 billion for the previous fiscal year, on a 3% rise in revenue to $45.57 billion.
Third alternative fuel pathway for commercial aviation approved 
The ASTM International Committee on Petroleum Products and Lubricants, which develops standards related to oil products, has approved a third pathway to produce alternative jet fuel for use by commercial airlines.
American Eagle Embraer E-175
Compass Airlines to operate 20 E-175s under American Eagle brand  1
American Airlines has decided to place 20 Embraer E-175 aircraft with Minneapolis-based regional carrier Compass Airlines, which will fly the 76-seat jets under the American Eagle brand starting in the 2015 first quarter.
A350 XWB completes hot weather flight and ground testing
Airbus conducts A350 hot weather flight tests in UAE 
Airbus has completed hot weather flight and ground testing on the A350 XWB.
ATW Photo Gallery-Emirates A380 First-Class Shower Spa-June 2014 1
A selection of photos of Emirates' A380 first-class shower spa.
JetBlue Mint A320 front row
JetBlue debuts JFK-LAX Mint service on Airbus A321 
JetBlue Airways has launched its new premium service, Mint, on an Airbus A321 flying between New York JFK and Los Angeles (LAX).

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