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 15 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 Mar 26, 2015

Cockpit doors: No silver bullet solution

What if the person sabotaging the aircraft is one of the pilots and he is alone in the cockpit?....More
in AirKarp Mar 23, 2015

March Madness: Southwest vs. Spirit

Southwest appears to be targeting ultra-low cost carrier Spirit Airlines in its latest TV commercial....More
in AirKarp Mar 12, 2015

Will scope clause issue muddle Mitsubishi Regional Jet’s service entry?

Mitsubishi desperately needs US customers SkyWest and Trans States, which hold the vast majority of the 223 MRJs on firm order....More
in AirKarp Feb 20, 2015

Yes, Mr. Anderson, Chapter 11 is a ‘government subsidy’

Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection is not generally viewed in the US as a company getting “government assistance.” I’ve long wondered why this is....More
in AirKarp Feb 17, 2015

CRJ900 vs. E-175: microcosm of Bombardier’s troubles

For the past two-plus years, Embraer has dominated the sales competition, winning 240 E-175 orders compared to only 70 CRJ900 orders....More
in AirKarp Jan 28, 2015

Maintaining capacity discipline

“We’ve seen this movie many times in the industry,” Detla Air Lines CEO Richard Anderson said....More
in AirKarp Jan 07, 2015

Handicapping the Haneda derby

DOT is considering whether to reallocate Delta’s Seattle-Tokyo Haneda slot pair, setting off a clash between three US airlines....More
in AirKarp Dec 12, 2014

Rare good ‘shock’ for airlines

“I quite frankly was taken by surprise by the decline in oil prices,” Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly said....More
in AirKarp Nov 25, 2014

American’s Envoy problem

Both American management and Envoy’s ALPA leadership admit that pilots are fleeing Envoy....More
in AirKarp Nov 05, 2014

Ben Baldanza can’t curb his enthusiasm

Spirit has two things going for it: 1) there appears to be ample room to grow in the US ULCC sector & 2) Spirit is basically unopposed in that sector....More

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