Karen Walker

Air Transport World Editor-in-Chief and Group Air Transport Editor-in-Chief

Washington, DC

Summary

Karen Walker is Air Transport World Editor-in-Chief and Aviation Week Network Group Air Transport Editor-in-Chief. She joined ATW in 2011 and oversees the editorial content and direction of ATW, Routes and Aviation Week Group air transport content.

Karen serves on the board of directors of the International Aviation Club of Washington and was the IAC’s President in 2017-2018.

Karen has been writing about the aerospace and air transport industries for more than 35 years and is a recognized authority and commenter on the airline industry. She is a regular speaker and moderator at aviation events worldwide and a commentator on radio and TV news programs. In 2019, she was a judge and a presenter for IATA’s inaugural diversity awards.

Based in Washington D.C., she gained her degree in journalism in the U.K. and is a multiple winner of the Royal Aeronautical Society’s aerospace journalism awards.

Articles

EDITORIAL: Airlines Are Failing In Their Safe-To-Fly Messaging

By Karen Walker Jul 01, 2020
A huge hole in airline efforts to reassure passengers and crews that flying is safe was exposed this week during a US Senate hearing on the pandemic…
Air Transport

What Can Be Done About Passenger Safety At Boarding Areas?

By Karen Walker Jul 01, 2020
Ask the Editors: Airports are revamping their check-in process to create a safer, contactless environment for travelers.
Airports & Routes

As Quarantines Dissuade Travelers, IATA Proposes Alternatives

By Karen Walker Jun 24, 2020
IATA is urging governments to replace travel quarantines with multi-step processes that would mitigate the risk of a COVID-19 infected passenger boarding a flight and reduce the chance of any infected person transmitting the disease.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

 

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