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George Hamlin

George Hamlin has been working in the airline and aerospace industries for more than 40 years and following them for even longer than that, dating back to the days when observation decks were almost a requirement at airports.

In his professional career, he’s worked for two airlines...

in Observation Deck Mar 27, 2015

A Wide(ning) Gulf

In the early 1970s, which was the most prominent Middle Eastern airline?....More

Aaron Karp

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...

in AirKarp Oct 17, 2017

Airbus-Bombardier CSeries shocker: First thoughts

There will be much more to say about the blockbuster Airbus-Bombardier CSeries deal, in which Airbus will become the majority stakeholder in the CSeries program, in the days and weeks ahead. Here are a few initial thoughts…....More

Kathryn M. Young

Managing Editor Kathryn Young guides all editorial production of ATW and special publications from the headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland.  She has worked at ATW for 35 years and handles all aspects of publishing the magazine from editorial layout to photo editing and...

in Time Capsule Aug 01, 2016

Family Portrait: The Lockheed Perspective

From Lockheed Burbank Around 1952....More

Victoria Moores

Victoria Moores joined Air Transport World as our London-based European Editor/Bureau Chief on 18 June 2012. Victoria has nearly 20 years’ aviation industry experience, spanning airline ground operations, analytical, journalism and communications roles.

Victoria began her aviation...

in Need I say Moores Mar 02, 2018

Fare expectations? ​

Social media backlash over a start-up regional airline’s “steep” €79 ($96) launch fares really shows how much customer price expectations have shifted....More

Mark Nensel

Mark Nensel joined Air Transport World in 2013 as a data analyst, compiling and reporting on the commercial aviation industry’s operational and financial developments.  His duties expanded in 2016 to cover, as a daily journalist and reporter, the aviation industry throughout...

Karen Walker

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...

in ATW Editor's Blog Apr 18, 2018

Southwest’s ‘LUV’ heart beats through tragedy

It’s not something that any airline wants to be in a position to “get right,” but what Gary Kelly and his team at Southwest Airlines have demonstrated is the textbook way to respond to a disaster....More
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Apr 20, 2018
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Unions imperil Air France's future

Air France unions must realize the damage they are doing to their company, which declared the cost of their strikes through mid-April was €220 million ($272 million). But do they understand how much they are jeopardizing their own futures and those of the other non-striking employees who make up the majority of Air France’s workforce?...More
Apr 18, 2018
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Southwest’s ‘LUV’ heart beats through tragedy

It’s not something that any airline wants to be in a position to “get right,” but what Gary Kelly and his team at Southwest Airlines have demonstrated is the textbook way to respond to a disaster....More
Apr 5, 2018
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Southwest builds its own kind of international network

Cutting out three hours of travel and eliminating a connection is a real selling point....More
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