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. 

Will There Be A Glut Of Next-Generation Narrowbodies? 
The market has yet to determine which updated narrowbody—the Boeing 737MAX or the Airbus A320neo—will dominate, but some analysts have begun to say that the industry could face a glut of narrowbodies and the huge orderbooks may not come to fruition.
Boeing 737 MAX 8
Airbus, Boeing Vie For Narrowbody Dominance 
Airbus has benefited from the nine-month head start its A320neo program has over Boeing’s 737 MAX, grabbing 67% of orders for next-generation narrowbodies—but Boeing says the order gap is only temporary.
Podcast: Has the A380 Turned The Corner? 2
Aviation Week editors discuss Iran’s A380 orders, the first flight of the 737 MAX, the A320neo’s quiet service entry and whether Airbus and Boeing are disconnected from economic reality.
Podcast: Defending Planet Earth 4
Our space experts discuss why tracking and diverting killer asteroids is finally being taken seriously.
Introducing Aviation Week’s Digital Archive 8
Peruse every issue of Aviation Week, from 1916 to 2016, in our new digital archive, and help us celebrate Aviation Week’s 100th birthday.
Podcast: Why Delta’s CEO Is Our Person Of The Year
How does Aviation Week determine who is its Person of the Year? Hint: it should not be seen as an award. Join top editors as they discuss the process and why this year’s choice is Richard Anderson, the CEO of Delta Air Lines.
Podcast: Boeing 737 MAX Versus Airbus A320neo 29
As Boeing rolls out the first 737 MAX, our editors discuss what the re-engined airliner means to Boeing, and whether Airbus can hold on to the neo’s 60/40 advantage in orders.
Podcast: The Next Great Leaps In Propulsion 6
As the GTF readies to enter service, editors Guy Norris and Graham Warwick discuss the state of engine technology, the next advances on the horizon and how propulsion has shaped the aviation industry over the last 100 years.
Podcast: C Series on the Brink 1
As business talks between Bombardier and Airbus fall apart, Aviation Week editors discuss why the new cutting-edge passenger jet is facing severe headwinds in the market—and whether Bombardier has the resources to see it through.
Podcast: FAA Nightmare - A Million Christmas Drones 3
The FAA is expecting as many as one million small UAVs could be sold during the U.S. holiday season. How much of a threat does that pose to airliners? The troubling answer is the agency really does not know because it has not begun testing. Listen to editors from Aviation Week and sister publication Air Transport World discuss the implications.
Airbus Extends Commercial Production Reach With Alabama Plant  2
Perception matters. And the fact that Airbus is now building civil aircraft in the U.S.” puts it alongside Boeing or Lockheed Martin as a prime,” aerospace analysts say.
Aerojet Eyes ULA Buy As ULA Courts Blue Origin 
ULA, Blue Origin announce production deal in wake of Aerojet’s offer to buy rocket manufacturer.
Aerojet’s Offer For Troubled ULA Could Be Savvy Play 
What is a company to do if it can’t get rights to a competitor’s coveted product? If you are Aerojet, you could offer to buy that competitor.
Aerojet Offer For Troubled ULA: A Savvy Play?  17
What is a company to do if it can’t get rights to a competitor’s coveted product? If you are Aerojet, just offer to buy that competitor.
Opinion: Unspoken Benefit Of Airbus’s Alabama Site  28
People laughed when forecaster Adam Pilarski said that oil prices would collapse. Now he’s warning about an aircraft order bubble.
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...

Buffett Places $37 Billion Bet On Airplanes
August 13, 2015

Thanks for pointing out the omission. Buffett did indeed invest in USAir, as it was then called in 1989, and it was one of the decisions he most publicly regretted. Berkshire...

Remembering Pierre Sparaco
August 3, 2015

Conference rooms in our Washington office are named for legendary Aviation Week editors Phil Klass and Michael Dornheim. Pierre Sparaco certainly deserves one now. Pierre was...

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