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

Should movie theaters disclose popcorn prices ‘up front’?

in AirKarp Dec 11, 2017
With DOT dropping proposed rules that would have required airlines to disclose bag fees 'up front,' there is a lot of finger wagging about 'hidden'......

NAFTA Airlines

in AirKarp Dec 07, 2017
A Delta-WestJet tie-up could lead to the creation of a de facto trans-North American airline....

Will lie-flat seats become standard on US transcon flights?

in AirKarp Nov 22, 2017
Delta has just added lie-flat seats on at least one daily flight on six more domestic routes....

Alaska’s Cuba pullout signals death of US-Cuba air transport market

in AirKarp Nov 16, 2017
Alaska’s Los Angeles-Havana daily flight was a good litmus test for the viability of the US-Cuba market....

Surveying the US mainline passenger airline landscape

in AirKarp Nov 08, 2017
Consolidation has whittled the US passenger airline business into 11 mainline carriers....

Airlines need to master the art of the upsell

in AirKarp Nov 06, 2017
As airlines roll out product segmentation, upselling becomes a critical element of the air transport business....

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....