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

U.S. Airline CEOs, Labor Group Leaders Rally For New PSP Bill

By Karen Walker Sep 23, 2020
Some 100,000 jobs could be furloughed and many small U.S. cities will lose air service on Oct. 1 if the U.S. Congress and the White House do not act immediately on a new bill that would extend the government Payroll Support Program (PSP) for airline workers, airline CEOs and labor group leaders warned.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

EDITORIAL: Why airlines have no choice but to pursue a virus testing policy

By Karen Walker Sep 22, 2020
Today’s announcement by IATA that it wants airlines to implement 100% COVID-19 testing for all international passengers before their departure and return flights shows how grave the situation has become for the global air transport industry.
Air Transport

Latin America’s Extensive Aviation Lockdown Threatens Its Recovery

By Karen Walker Sep 18, 2020
Latin America’s stranglehold on connectivity could have dire consequences for its airlines.
Air Transport

 

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