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 Jun 29, 2016

Ataturk attack calls for reevaluation of airport security

If there is going to be screening, it has to be done somewhere, and therefore some crowding somewhere is inevitable....More
in AirKarp Jun 20, 2016

Steven Udvar-Hazy takes a step back

When Udvar-Hazy founded ILFC in 1973, leasing a DC-8 to Aeromexico, the commercial aircraft leasing business did not exist....More
in AirKarp May 23, 2016

US airlines’ big test

If fuel prices continue to rise, will US airlines’ profitability disappear?....More
in AirKarp May 03, 2016

Winners and losers from Delta’s CSeries order

“There’s no question this is an industry-accepting order,” Bombardier SVP Colin Bole said....More
in AirKarp Apr 20, 2016

Playing the Gordon Bethune card

The former Continental CEO said Altimeter and PAR “used me as a credible alternative” to force changes at United....More
in AirKarp Apr 11, 2016

Why DOJ might reject the Alaska-Virgin America merger

A contingent at DOJ may want to stop the airline consolidation train from going any further down the tracks....More
in AirKarp Apr 05, 2016

Five factors determining whether Alaska keeps Virgin America’s A320s

If a computer program designed a Boeing vs. Airbus test case, it likely couldn’t come up with a better scenario....More
in AirKarp Mar 31, 2016

What Avianca’s innovative CEO choice tells us about airlines’ future

Choosing a CEO to implement a visionary strategy for interacting with passengers digitally....More
in AirKarp Mar 18, 2016

FedEx on the ‘retail revolution’ and whether Amazon is a rival

It would be a “daunting task” for Amazon to replicate FedEx’s network, FedEx says....More
in AirKarp Mar 08, 2016

MH370: Where do we stand two years later?

Quite honestly, pretty close to where we stood two years ago....More