Aaron Karp

Senior Editor, Air Transport World

Aaron Karp has been a senior editor at Air Transport World 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.

Posts by Aaron Karp

in AirKarp Sep 26, 2016

No DOJ rubber stamp of Alaska-Virgin America merger

If DOJ had no issues, antitrust clearance would probably have come by the end of this week....More
in AirKarp Sep 19, 2016

Defining TSA

As TSA approaches its 15th birthday in November, the agency continues to search for an identity....More
in AirKarp Sep 09, 2016

Forward From 15: Stuck in Montreal

On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, I was listening to Canadian transport minister David Collenette address the ACI-NA Conference and Exhibition at the....More
in AirKarp Aug 31, 2016

Four questions arising from Scott Kirby's American-to-United move

What does United's president/CFO pairing of Kirby and Andrew Levy foretell?....More
in AirKarp Aug 26, 2016

Latest example of aviation security gaps: Truck rams Southwest 737

Keeping bad actors off of aircraft is only part of the aviation security equation....More
in AirKarp Aug 24, 2016

Would airliners be safer without pilots? No, says NTSB chairman

Christopher Hart argues that 'human pilots are still crucial'....More
in AirKarp Aug 18, 2016

The significance of United’s CFO selection

Oscar Munoz is not afraid of bringing ULCC attributes into United’s business....More
in AirKarp Aug 10, 2016

System crash muddies Delta’s reliability reputation

The technology failure is a significant negative mark on one of Delta’s key brand claims....More
in AirKarp Jul 22, 2016

The big divide between airlines & Wall Street: PRASM

Sluggish PRASM performance is keeping US airline stock prices low....More
in AirKarp Jul 13, 2016

FAA reauthorization: There has to be a better way

Perhaps significant FAA reform should be decoupled from FAA reauthorization....More