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 18 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 Dec 11, 2017

Should movie theaters disclose popcorn prices ‘up front’?

With DOT dropping proposed rules that would have required airlines to disclose bag fees 'up front,' there is a lot of finger wagging about 'hidden'....More
in AirKarp Dec 07, 2017

NAFTA Airlines

A Delta-WestJet tie-up could lead to the creation of a de facto trans-North American airline....More
in AirKarp Nov 22, 2017

Will lie-flat seats become standard on US transcon flights?

Delta has just added lie-flat seats on at least one daily flight on six more domestic routes....More
in AirKarp Nov 16, 2017

Alaska’s Cuba pullout signals death of US-Cuba air transport market

Alaska’s Los Angeles-Havana daily flight was a good litmus test for the viability of the US-Cuba market....More
in AirKarp Nov 08, 2017

Surveying the US mainline passenger airline landscape

Consolidation has whittled the US passenger airline business into 11 mainline carriers....More
in AirKarp Nov 06, 2017

Airlines need to master the art of the upsell

As airlines roll out product segmentation, upselling becomes a critical element of the air transport business....More
in AirKarp Oct 13, 2017

Basic economy is a success if it does NOT sell

The success of basic economy 'isn’t how many people buy it, but how many people don’t buy it.'....More
in AirKarp Sep 27, 2017

Why the Delta CSeries order is worth all the trouble for Bombardier

Bombardier believes Delta operating the CSeries will be the tipping point that puts the aircraft in high demand....More
in AirKarp Sep 21, 2017

FedEx’s Fred Smith puts e-commerce in perspective

The notion that there is an inexorable march toward e-commerce dominating retail is not borne out by analysis, Smith says....More
in AirKarp Sep 14, 2017

White House’s sloppy talk imperils ATC reform

White House support for Rep. Bill Shuster’s ATC reform plan presents a catch-22 for airlines....More