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 Apr 14, 2017

US mainline-regional system likely contributed to bumping incident

I can’t help but wonder if the Byzantine relationship between mainlines and regionals is partly to blame for this incident....More
in AirKarp Mar 21, 2017

Casting a cloud over a movie star & a little boy sharing carrot juice

Have years of work by Emirates and other airlines to cultivate a safe, friendly image in the US been spoiled in one fell swoop?....More
in AirKarp Mar 16, 2017

Trump’s TSA bombshell

The president is proposing a radical change in how aviation security is funded in the US....More
in AirKarp Mar 10, 2017

Airline paradox: Punished by Wall Street for a high completion factor

US airlines and Wall Street have had a running debate over how much unit revenue performance means....More
in AirKarp Feb 27, 2017

Express cargo’s big shift

Express cargo companies are scrambling to keep up with the e-commerce monster they helped spawn....More
in AirKarp Feb 16, 2017

Not all US domestic routes are created equal

For years, US airlines basically treated a 45-90-minute hop the same as a 5-hour transcontinental flight....More
in AirKarp Jan 19, 2017

‘Basic economy’ is a reasonable business decision for airlines

It's about much more than overhead bin carry-on bag restrictions....More
in AirKarp Jan 03, 2017

In defense of airlines’ checked baggage fees

Those wanting checked baggage fees rescinded are inadvertently advocating for worse customer service for passengers....More
in AirKarp Dec 21, 2016

US DOT wins game of chicken vs. Delta-Aeromexico

The department confidently called the airlines’ bluff....More
in AirKarp Dec 09, 2016

Good news for US airlines on unit revenue

Perhaps Warren Buffett is on to something....More