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 Apr 30, 2015

Foxx ‘open’ to FAA restructuring

Count US transportation secretary Anthony Foxx among those willing to have an open mind on removing ATC from FAA....More
in AirKarp Apr 10, 2015

Airline profits in perspective

IATA predicts that US and Canadian airlines will earn a collective net profit of $13.2 billion in 2015....More
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

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