Karen Walker

Karen
Walker
Commercial Content Director, Air Transport World and Aviation Daily,
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.

Articles

WORLD ROUTES 2019: ‘Know your airline,’ airports are told
Airlines want airports to understand their business models and demonstrate how to help them control costs, executives from airlines in three different countries told airport delegates.
Analysis: Alitalia’s saga drags on; BA’s pilots inflict huge damage
Another deadline extension was granted in September for a business plan to be submitted to get Alitalia solvent.
Outgoing Air New Zealand CEO shares his views on industry 
Christopher Luxon has never played by conventional airline rules.
Editorial: Aviation taxes don’t reduce emissions
Concerns about global warming and the environment have led to an anti-aviation sentiment, causing some countries to consider adding new taxes on airlines.
WORLD ROUTES 2019: Cobham Aviation raises its brand under new CEO
Australia’s largest provider of contract aviation services, including passenger flights and air freight operations, is a name unfamiliar to many outside the country. That’s starting to change.
BREAKING NEWS: Thomas Cook ceases trading
UK leisure travel specialist Thomas Cook Group has ceased trading and all flights have been canceled, the UK CAA has announced.
WORLD ROUTES 2019: Saudia looks to growth; sees LCC flyadeal evolving into feed carrier
Saudi Arabian Airlines is on a growth plan that will both extend its reach to European destinations using long-range narrowbodies and broaden its international base by focusing on countries with high concentrations of Muslim populations.
WORLD ROUTES 2019: Changi plans for huge growth; new Jewel facility attracts millions
Despite still having capacity growth for about 19 million more passengers annually beyond the 66 million currently handled, Changi Airport Group (CAG) has embarked on a Terminal 2 expansion that will add capacity for 15 million more passengers in the 2020s.
WORLD ROUTES 2019: Airlines and airports seek more data on emerging routes
Airlines and airports anticipate a huge change in city point connections enabled by new very-long range narrowbodies and widebodies, although some say they do not yet the data to validate these emerging markets.
Editorial: Beijing can be better 
While most of the protestors maintained peaceful demonstrations, they were wrong to block passengers from accessing the departure lounge.
Delta pilots seek conditions on Air France-Virgin JV 
Delta Air Lines pilots are asking the US Department of Transportation (DOT) to put conditions on the airline’s transatlantic joint venture (JV) with Air France-KLM and Virgin Atlantic, saying they have “serious concerns” about how Delta has divided service growth among crews under its immunized partnership with Virgin.
2019 IATA AGM roundup 
Airline industry’s annual CEO gathering confronts tough issues
Some say flying is bad for the planet; airlines can answer 
The air transport industry must further step up its game on emissions.
2019 World Airline Report business analysis 
In a tough business environment, the strong get stronger.
2019 World Airline Report North America analysis 
Despite business challenges, North American airlines remain the ones to beat.
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