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 16 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 Feb 03, 2016

Is it ‘insane’ for airlines to earn strong profits?

American Airlines’ annual net profit is just $45.8 billion behind Apple’s most recent full-year net earnings....More
in AirKarp Jan 26, 2016

Very shaky start for anti-US ATC privatization coalition

“When you are arguing a case when you don’t know what it’s all about, it’s very hard.”....More
in AirKarp Jan 22, 2016

Oscar Munoz shows a lot of heart

Fifteen days after a heart transplant, Munoz was in the captain’s seat during United Airlines’ earnings call....More
in AirKarp Jan 14, 2016

Southwest beware: the meaning of Allegiant adding BWI

The profitable ULCC is staking a claim at Southwest Airlines’ US East Coast stronghold....More
in AirKarp Jan 06, 2016

US ULCC earthquake: Ben Baldanza out at Spirit Airlines

Spirit—and the US ULCC sector—will move from the founding era to the competition era....More
in AirKarp Dec 24, 2015

MRJ delay is even worse news than it appears

If you’re an airline looking for a next-generation regional jet powered by geared turbofan engines, why would you choose the repeatedly delayed MRJ....More
in AirKarp Dec 21, 2015

A United Airlines CSeries order could be breakthrough Bombardier needs

The airline is eyeing an order for as many as 50 aircraft in the 100-seat size range....More
in AirKarp Nov 23, 2015

Was the TAM merger a mistake for LAN?

LATAM is a bet on the long-term future of Latin American commercial aviation....More
in AirKarp Nov 11, 2015

What does DOJ really want from its lawsuit against United and Delta?

The way in which DOJ has framed the case seems to give Delta every incentive to abandon United....More
in AirKarp Nov 10, 2015

Jeff Smisek returns…in DOJ’s lawsuit against United

DOJ is quoting Smisek to help buttress its case that United is “unlawfully seeking to maintain a monopoly” at Newark....More