Aaron Karp

Senior Editor, Air Transport World

Aaron Karp has been an Air Transport World senior editor since April 2006. He has covered commercial aviation for over 13 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 21, 2012

What is Europe worth to UPS and FedEx?

What's at stake in the potential bidding war between UPS and FedEx for TNT Express that may have been triggered by UPS's unsolicited $6.4 billion bid....More
in AirKarp Feb 07, 2012

Why Congress finally passed FAA reauthorization

The US Congress overcame, among other things, my skepticism that it could actually pass a long-term FAA reauthorization bill. For the first time....More
in AirKarp Jan 30, 2012

Strange but true: American's Ch. 11 filing is good for Boeing and Airbus

Boeing chairman, president and CEO Jim McNerney last week provided an interesting (if unsurprising) insight into the often strange world of....More
in AirKarp Jan 24, 2012

Is Congress really close on FAA bill?

Is an FAA reauthorization bill finally nearing the finish line after more than four years of wrangling? Perhaps, but I remain skeptical that a....More
in AirKarp Jan 19, 2012

No growth for Southwest in 2012

Southwest Airlines chairman, president and CEO Gary Kelly gave a mostly upbeat assessment Thursday when discussing his carrier's $178 million 2011....More
in AirKarp Jan 12, 2012

What about tall passengers?

Geoffrey Thomas touches below on the latest friction point in the long-running debate over whether to charge obese airline passengers for extra seats....More
in AirKarp Jan 09, 2012

Guess the airline

Here's a profile of a mystery airline. Does it sound like a financial success? Airline X has set a record for annual passengers carried in eight of....More
in AirKarp Jan 06, 2012

Superman's safety wisdom

The US National Transportation Safety Board last month released its final figures for 2010 transportation fatalities, and the results again....More
in AirKarp Dec 21, 2011

Cargo's fatigue rule exemption

Ever since FAA issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on pilot flight time, duty and rest in September 2010, cargo airlines in particular have....More
in AirKarp Dec 19, 2011

Kim Jong Il, air traffic controller

Kim Jong Il, the autocratic ruler of North Korea who died over the weekend, played an unusual role in establishing commercial flight paths in....More

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