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 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
in AirKarp Aug 18, 2017

Dueling Dallas views of US airline industry

Is Doug Parker too optimistic? Is Gary Kelly too cautious?....More
in AirKarp Aug 08, 2017

Can a partial shutdown of FAA be avoided?

Don’t hold your breath waiting for an FAA reauthorization bill including major ATC reform to pass the US Congress....More
in AirKarp Jul 07, 2017

Wait-and-see approach is still best on new US security requirements

The foundation is in place for the new standards to be problematic for airlines down the road....More
in AirKarp Jun 22, 2017

Qatar Airways CEO Al Baker defiant in face of blockade, laptop ban

The diplomatic rift between Qatar and four Gulf neighbors has not thwarted Qatar Airways’ ambitions....More
in AirKarp Jun 01, 2017

Trump’s withdrawal from Paris is bad news for the ICAO emissions deal

The hard truth is that CORSIA 'complements' Paris. The two agreements are inexorably linked....More
in AirKarp May 05, 2017

Doug Parker: ‘Our stock is so undervalued it defies logic’

What will it take for Wall Street to buy into the notion that US airlines are safe—and even forward-thinking—investments?....More