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 Jan 19, 2017

‘Basic economy’ is a reasonable business decision for airlines

It's about much more than overhead bin carry-on bag restrictions....More
in AirKarp Jan 03, 2017

In defense of airlines’ checked baggage fees

Those wanting checked baggage fees rescinded are inadvertently advocating for worse customer service for passengers....More
in AirKarp Dec 21, 2016

US DOT wins game of chicken vs. Delta-Aeromexico

The department confidently called the airlines’ bluff....More
in AirKarp Dec 09, 2016

Good news for US airlines on unit revenue

Perhaps Warren Buffett is on to something....More
in AirKarp Nov 29, 2016

Airbus-Boeing subsidy dispute is a proxy fight with a larger goal

Airbus and Boeing fear they will not be able to live with the kinds of state support that budding rivals may receive....More
in AirKarp Nov 18, 2016

Astonishing market cap figures show airline industry’s dramatic change

In 2011, the highest equity value of any airline in the world was the forming LATAM at $12 billion. Now it is Delta at $35 billion....More
in AirKarp Oct 21, 2016

Three reasons why major US airlines are not planning to grow in 2017

American, Delta and United appear to be bringing growth to a near halt through next year....More
in AirKarp Oct 06, 2016

Four thoughts on the ICAO emissions deal

The MBM scheme, while important, is NOT the end all and be all for controlling airline CO2 emissions....More
in AirKarp Sep 26, 2016

No DOJ rubber stamp of Alaska-Virgin America merger

If DOJ had no issues, antitrust clearance would probably have come by the end of this week....More
in AirKarp Sep 19, 2016

Defining TSA

As TSA approaches its 15th birthday in November, the agency continues to search for an identity....More