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 17 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

US mainline-regional system likely contributed to bumping incident

in AirKarp Apr 14, 2017
I can’t help but wonder if the Byzantine relationship between mainlines and regionals is partly to blame for this incident....

Casting a cloud over a movie star & a little boy sharing carrot juice

in AirKarp Mar 21, 2017
Have years of work by Emirates and other airlines to cultivate a safe, friendly image in the US been spoiled in one fell swoop?...

Trump’s TSA bombshell

in AirKarp Mar 16, 2017
The president is proposing a radical change in how aviation security is funded in the US....

Airline paradox: Punished by Wall Street for a high completion factor

in AirKarp Mar 10, 2017
US airlines and Wall Street have had a running debate over how much unit revenue performance means....

Express cargo’s big shift

in AirKarp Feb 27, 2017
Express cargo companies are scrambling to keep up with the e-commerce monster they helped spawn....

Not all US domestic routes are created equal

in AirKarp Feb 16, 2017
For years, US airlines basically treated a 45-90-minute hop the same as a 5-hour transcontinental flight....

‘Basic economy’ is a reasonable business decision for airlines

in AirKarp Jan 19, 2017
It's about much more than overhead bin carry-on bag restrictions....

In defense of airlines’ checked baggage fees

in AirKarp Jan 03, 2017
Those wanting checked baggage fees rescinded are inadvertently advocating for worse customer service for passengers....

US DOT wins game of chicken vs. Delta-Aeromexico

in AirKarp Dec 21, 2016
The department confidently called the airlines’ bluff....

Good news for US airlines on unit revenue

in AirKarp Dec 09, 2016
Perhaps Warren Buffett is on to something....