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 Aug 31, 2016

Four questions arising from Scott Kirby's American-to-United move

What does United's president/CFO pairing of Kirby and Andrew Levy foretell?....More
in AirKarp Aug 26, 2016

Latest example of aviation security gaps: Truck rams Southwest 737

Keeping bad actors off of aircraft is only part of the aviation security equation....More
in AirKarp Aug 24, 2016

Would airliners be safer without pilots? No, says NTSB chairman

Christopher Hart argues that 'human pilots are still crucial'....More
in AirKarp Aug 18, 2016

The significance of United’s CFO selection

Oscar Munoz is not afraid of bringing ULCC attributes into United’s business....More
in AirKarp Aug 10, 2016

System crash muddies Delta’s reliability reputation

The technology failure is a significant negative mark on one of Delta’s key brand claims....More
in AirKarp Jul 22, 2016

The big divide between airlines & Wall Street: PRASM

Sluggish PRASM performance is keeping US airline stock prices low....More
in AirKarp Jul 13, 2016

FAA reauthorization: There has to be a better way

Perhaps significant FAA reform should be decoupled from FAA reauthorization....More
in AirKarp Jun 29, 2016

Ataturk attack calls for reevaluation of airport security

If there is going to be screening, it has to be done somewhere, and therefore some crowding somewhere is inevitable....More
in AirKarp Jun 20, 2016

Steven Udvar-Hazy takes a step back

When Udvar-Hazy founded ILFC in 1973, leasing a DC-8 to Aeromexico, the commercial aircraft leasing business did not exist....More
in AirKarp May 23, 2016

US airlines’ big test

If fuel prices continue to rise, will US airlines’ profitability disappear?....More