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 15 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 20, 2015

Yes, Mr. Anderson, Chapter 11 is a ‘government subsidy’

Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection is not generally viewed in the US as a company getting “government assistance.” I’ve long wondered why this is....More
in AirKarp Feb 17, 2015

CRJ900 vs. E-175: microcosm of Bombardier’s troubles

For the past two-plus years, Embraer has dominated the sales competition, winning 240 E-175 orders compared to only 70 CRJ900 orders....More
in AirKarp Jan 28, 2015

Maintaining capacity discipline

“We’ve seen this movie many times in the industry,” Detla Air Lines CEO Richard Anderson said....More
in AirKarp Jan 07, 2015

Handicapping the Haneda derby

DOT is considering whether to reallocate Delta’s Seattle-Tokyo Haneda slot pair, setting off a clash between three US airlines....More
in AirKarp Dec 12, 2014

Rare good ‘shock’ for airlines

“I quite frankly was taken by surprise by the decline in oil prices,” Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly said....More
in AirKarp Nov 25, 2014

American’s Envoy problem

Both American management and Envoy’s ALPA leadership admit that pilots are fleeing Envoy....More
in AirKarp Nov 05, 2014

Ben Baldanza can’t curb his enthusiasm

Spirit has two things going for it: 1) there appears to be ample room to grow in the US ULCC sector & 2) Spirit is basically unopposed in that sector....More
in AirKarp Oct 20, 2014

More thoughts on Norwegian

The airline industry is generally reluctant to celebrate change until it knows for sure whether that change is going to be successful....More
in AirKarp Oct 08, 2014

Norwegian challenging legacy notions on transatlantic airfares

“Why should it cost twice as much to fly from New York to Europe than from New York to Seattle?”....More
in AirKarp Sep 23, 2014

Gulf airlines take on ‘subsidy’ claim

“Government support comes in many ways,” Emirates president Tim Clark says....More

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