Joe Anselmo

Joe Anselmo
Aviation Week & Space Technology

Joseph C. Anselmo became Editor-in-Chief of Aviation Week & Space Technology on Jan. 1, 2013, leading a team of more than two dozen aerospace journalists in the U.S., Europe and Asia-Pacific.  


Anselmo has 25 years of experience as a Washington, D.C.-based editor and reporter, covering a wide array of business, political, military, space and technology issues at Aviation Week, Congressional Quarterly and the Washington Post Co.


Aviation Week has won numerous accolades under his leadership, including four Jesse H. Neal Journalism Awards and five of the 10 Aerospace Media Awards presented during the 2014 Farnborough Airshow.


During his reporting career, Anselmo won three Aerospace Journalist of the Year awards. A graduate of Ohio University, he was elected three times to the National Press Club’s Board of Governors, including one term as board chairman. 

Podcast: What Does a Trump Presidency Mean for Aerospace and Defense? 45
On Nov. 8, the U.S. elected Donald Trump its next president, as well as a Republican House and Senate. Aviation Week editors explain how they think those dynamics will shape the nation’s policy and spending choices in the short term and the long run.
Survey Says: MRO Is In Good Shape But Widebody Demand Is Weak 
There is little sign that weak demand will improve soon for older widebody aircraft such as the Boeing 777, 747-8 and Airbus A380.
Airline Survey: MRO Rocks, Widebody Aircraft Flop 
Business is brisk in the maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) market—and poised to get even better as demand continues to rise, particularly for products such as inflight entertainment (IFE) systems and cabin equipment.
777X Production Investments Bolster Boeing  28
Wholesale changes put in place by Boeing for 777X production have strategic implications for the company’s future effectiveness.
Airline Survey: MRO Rocks, Widebody Flops  10

There is little sign that weak demand will improve soon for older widebodies such as the Boeing 777, 747-8 and Airbus A380.

Podcast: Is ICAO’s Landmark Emissions Plan a Joke? 18
Will global agreements to limit CO2 emissions force airlines to push for breakthrough technologies?
Boeing Military Aircraft Exec On Iterative Innovation  14
Shelley Lavender explains how Boeing continues to reinvent platforms by adding technology during sustainment and production.
Podcast: Busting Aerospace Workforce Myths 1
Brain drain to Silicon Valley? A wave of retirements? Offshoring mania? The results of Aviation Week’s 2016 Workforce Study say otherwise.
Podcast: Putting Odds On The T-X Bidders 5
What are the nuances in the fierce competition for the lucrative U.S. Air Force trainer replacement jet? Listen in as our editors discuss.
Aviation Week’s Centennial: Looking Down, 100 Years On 6
Birthday celebrations are fun, but from its inception as Aviation and Aeronautical Engineering our publication has always looked forward.
Podcast: Very Large Jets on Life Support
Our editors discuss why demand for Boeing 747s and Airbus A380s has slowed to a trickle, and explain how new narrowbody airplanes could shake up the trans-Atlantic airline market.
Boeing Signals Possible Close Of 747 Production Line 
Boeing has confirmed that continuing softness in the global cargo market could force it to terminate production of its iconic widebody aircraft.
Lockheed CEO On F-35, Sikorsky, Innovation And Trump  19
Lockheed Martin head Marillyn Hewson talks one-on-one about the company’s plans for the future, notably with sixth-gen fighters, hypersonics and the SR-72.
Taxpayers Will Profit From C Series, Says Quebec Premier  13
In an interview with Aviation Week, Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard expressed confidence that his government’s C Series investment would pan out for taxpayers.
Quebec Premier: 'Not A Cent of Subsidy' In C Series 2
Bombardier’s competitors are taking a close look at whether the Quebec provincial government's cash infusion to the Montreal-based company is compliant with World Trade Organization rules.
Opinion: The Uncomfortable Truth About Aviation Emissions
August 10, 2016

This rebuttal to Mr. Gelain's column was sent to Aviation Week by Michael Gill, executive director of the Air Transport Action Group in Geneva, Switzerland. All views...

Lockheed CEO On F-35, Sikorsky, Innovation And Trump
July 26, 2016

Sorry for the delay in responding to your question, I was out last week. We posed the question about Mr. Trump because of his comments about Muslims (banning them from...

Introducing Aviation Week’s Digital Archive
December 28, 2015

Thanks for commenting. Ah, those text-only CD-Roms are like 8-track music tapes compared to what you're going to see in our archives!

Mussolini’s Love Letters With Aviation Week
December 9, 2015

I don't see how you could interpret this post as "admiring." The point of it was that Aviation's editor was clearly misguided in his assessment of a man that turned out to be...

Opinion: Unspoken Benefit Of Airbus’s Alabama Site
September 8, 2015

The initial version of this column had some incorrect numbers for the number of people employed by Boeing -- expressing a number for Boeing Commercial Airplanes in one case...

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