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

ANALYSIS: Why 2021 Is Looking Scarier For Airlines

By Karen Walker Aug 11, 2020
For airlines, the COVID-19 crisis brings no silver lining. They were stripped almost overnight and worldwide of passengers and revenue while retaining much of their high cost base.
ATW Opinion

Virgin Atlantic Seeks Bankruptcy Protection In U.S. Court

By Karen Walker Aug 04, 2020
UK carrier Virgin Atlantic, which is 49% owned by Delta Air Lines, filed for bankruptcy protection in a New York court Aug. 4. The move comes just…
Airlines & Lessors

Why Isn’t The FAA Mandating Temperature Checks And COVID-19 Testing?

By Karen Walker Aug 03, 2020
Ask the Editors: The TSA and Homeland Security should be mandating such checks and tests.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

 

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