Karen Walker

Executive Editor , Air Transport World

Karen Walker is Editor-in-Chief at Air Transport World. She joined the magazine in that position in August 2013 and oversees the editorial content and direction of ATW’s digital, print, data and events products.
Previous positions include Chief Editor at Armed Forces Journal, Americas’ Editor at Air Transport Intelligence, and Executive Editor at Airline Business.
Karen studied in the UK, earning a degree in journalism. She is a dual citizen of the UK and USA and has lived and worked in both countries as well as in Singapore, where she was Asia Editor for Flight International.
Karen lives in Alexandria, VA., with her husband, Graham, and their rescue hounds and cats. She is a volunteer with Brood Basset Rescue and SPCA of Northern Virginia.

Posts by Karen Walker

in ATW Editor's Blog Dec 29, 2015

Actor Crowe, surprised by airline hoverboard ban, may be a good thing

Australian actor Russell Crowe is in the news this Christmas week after getting in a huff because he was not allowed to take check in his sons’....More
in ATW Editor's Blog Dec 20, 2015

What do Donald Trump and Delta’s Anderson have in common?

No, I don’t believe Richard Anderson is going to run for US President. The answer is controversy; both have been controversial figures in 2015. But....More
in ATW Editor's Blog Dec 18, 2015

What do Vladimir Putin and Delta's Richard Anderson have in common?

Last year, my colleagues at ATW sister publication Aviation Week....More
in ATW Editor's Blog Dec 16, 2015

US registration rule for UAV owners is a good move

It’s not often that ATW praises a regulator, even rarer that to laud the introduction of yet more rules on an already heavily-regulated industry....More
in ATW Editor's Blog Dec 04, 2015

ADS-B compliance and ATW’s 2016 Airline of the Year

Busy week at ATW with two major events. The first was our webinar on ADS-B OUT compliance by the FAA’s 2020 deadline....More
in ATW Editor's Blog Nov 02, 2015

Atlanta-Dubai: Delta’s response

The following letter was submitted to ATW by Delta Air Lines' chief legal officer in response to my blog on their decision to stop Atlanta-Dubai....More
in ATW Editor's Blog Oct 28, 2015

The real reason Delta is pulling out of Dubai

Delta Air Lines is back in the news again today, and this time it looks rather like route shenanigans....More
in ATW Editor's Blog Oct 27, 2015

Delta’s Anderson marches to the beat of his own drum

True to form, Delta Air Lines’ CEO Richard Anderson continues to do things a little differently from the crowd....More
in ATW Editor's Blog Oct 23, 2015

The brilliance in American’s reservation cutover

Did you hear that? If you reply “what?”, then that’s the point. The world’s largest airline, American Airlines, completed the final and most....More