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 18 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

Basic economy is a success if it does NOT sell

in AirKarp Oct 13, 2017
The success of basic economy 'isn’t how many people buy it, but how many people don’t buy it.'...

Why the Delta CSeries order is worth all the trouble for Bombardier

in AirKarp Sep 27, 2017
Bombardier believes Delta operating the CSeries will be the tipping point that puts the aircraft in high demand....

FedEx’s Fred Smith puts e-commerce in perspective

in AirKarp Sep 21, 2017
The notion that there is an inexorable march toward e-commerce dominating retail is not borne out by analysis, Smith says....

White House’s sloppy talk imperils ATC reform

in AirKarp Sep 14, 2017
White House support for Rep. Bill Shuster’s ATC reform plan presents a catch-22 for airlines....

Dueling Dallas views of US airline industry

in AirKarp Aug 18, 2017
Is Doug Parker too optimistic? Is Gary Kelly too cautious?...

Can a partial shutdown of FAA be avoided?

in AirKarp Aug 08, 2017
Don’t hold your breath waiting for an FAA reauthorization bill including major ATC reform to pass the US Congress....

Wait-and-see approach is still best on new US security requirements

in AirKarp Jul 07, 2017
The foundation is in place for the new standards to be problematic for airlines down the road....

Qatar Airways CEO Al Baker defiant in face of blockade, laptop ban

in AirKarp Jun 22, 2017
The diplomatic rift between Qatar and four Gulf neighbors has not thwarted Qatar Airways’ ambitions....

Trump’s withdrawal from Paris is bad news for the ICAO emissions deal

in AirKarp Jun 01, 2017
The hard truth is that CORSIA 'complements' Paris. The two agreements are inexorably linked....

Doug Parker: ‘Our stock is so undervalued it defies logic’

in AirKarp May 05, 2017
What will it take for Wall Street to buy into the notion that US airlines are safe—and even forward-thinking—investments?...