Rupa Haria

Rupa
Haria
Editor-in-Chief, AviationWeek.com & Director, Digital Content Strategy,
Aviation Week

Based in the UK, Rupa serves as Editor-in-Chief of AviationWeek.com, overseeing website content development and audience engagement including social media outreach.
 
In her broader role as Director, Digital Content Strategy for the Aviation Week Network, she is responsible for leading projects that continue to grow the Aviation Week brand's digital engagement with the global marketplace.
 
Rupa leads a team that has twice been awarded the Aerospace Media Award for Best Integrated Social/Digital Media and achieved finalist status for the 2014 Jesse H. Neal Business Journalism Awards in the Best Use of Social Media category. She was also part of a team responsible for the digital development of Aviation Week's Paris Air Show app, which won the 2011 B2B Magazine social media awards. 
 
Rupa started her career in 1998 and has worked across the full communications mix in the business and leisure travel industries. Prior to joining Aviation Week’s editorial team in 2010 she led multi-stakeholder communications at London City Airport.
 
Rupa is co-chair of the Online News Association (ONA) in the UK.

Articles
Podcast: Top Performing Airlines of 2015
Who are the top performing airlines of 2015? Based on our study, it may not be the size of the company, but how well the business is run.
Concorde Prototypes In Production (1967) 1
The May 29, 1967 issue of Aviation Week & Space Technology carried a series of photos from the Sud Aviation plant in Toulouse and the British Aircraft Corp. plant in Filton.
Differing Views On Who Will Build The Long-Range Strike Bomber 13
This week, Aviation Week & Space Technology publishes two very differing viewpoints on the LRS-B competition.
Photos: Boeing 747-100 Assembly Line In 1969 4
The April 28, 1969, issue of Aviation Week & Space Technology carried a special photo report detailing the Boeing 747 assembly process.
Aviation Week's Lifetime Achievement Recipient: John Leahy 1
The Airbus story is inextricably linked with John Leahy’s career.
Exclusive First Look Photos: Dassault Falcon 8X First Flight 1
Here are photos - exclusive to Business & Commercial Aviation - taken from a Dassault Rafale that flanked the 8X during its maiden flight.
Dassault Falcon 8X Performs First Flight 
Dassault’s newest Falcon jet – the three-engine, long-range 8X – performed its first flight on Feb. 6, officially kicking off the aircraft’s flight-test campaign a month after its rollout.
Photos: Dassault Falcon 8X First Flight

Dassault’s newest Falcon jet, the three-engine 8X, performed its maiden flight on Feb 6, 2015, officially kicking off the flight-test campaign a month after its rollout.

Video: Putin's Impact On The Aerospace Industry 3
In 2014, no other person has had a more sweeping impact on aerospace and aviation—for better or worse—than Russian President Vladimir Putin. And for all but the most cynical of observers, Putin’s far-reaching impact has definitely been for the worse. Because of this, he is Aviation Week's 2014 Person of the Year.
Same Content, New Delivery – Tell Us What You Think 10
It’s not just about the Aviation Week team’s ability to connect with our readers, but to connect our communities with each other, share knowledge and opinion, and discuss the challenges and opportunities facing the A&D industry.
Missing Aircraft: Flight Tracking, Data Streaming Back On Agenda 
A debate about the need for global flight tracking and data streaming is back on the airwaves after AirAsia flight QZ8501 disappeared from radar on Dec. 28 and the Airbus A320’s emergency locator transmitters failed to emit signals before entering the Java Sea.
Missing Aircraft: Flight-Tracking, Data-Streaming Back On The Agenda 12
A debate about the need for global flight-tracking and data streaming is back on the airwaves after AirAsia flight QZ8501 disappeared from radar on Dec. 28.
Commercial Aviation in 2014 8
From the highs of Airbus A350 certification and A320neo first flight to the lows of the MH370 and MH17 losses, here is a review of commercial aviation in 2014.
Dassault Aviation Rolls Out First Falcon 8X
Dassault Aviation rolled out the first Falcon 8X at its Bordeax-Merignac production facility on Dec. 17.
Sneak Peek: Dassault Falcon 8X Paint Job
Dassault Falcon's newest jet - the 8X is being rolled out in front of Falcon customers at its Merginac facility later today, December 17. Ahead of the roll out, here are some exclusive photos of the finishing touches being added to aircraft.
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Opinion: Outlier Dassault Shows How Being Stubborn Pays For Rafale
May 7, 2015

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NASA Counting On Next SpaceX Cargo Run
May 1, 2015

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Opinion: Revamped Airbus A330 Is Ill-Fated
April 29, 2015

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NavWeek: Chinese Fireworks
April 13, 2015

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Revised SpaceX, USAF Certification Plan To Focus on ‘Trust’
April 2, 2015

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Special Topics
 
Blogs
May 28, 2015
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Videos: F-35B Operational Test Trials

Aviation Week's Pentagon Editor witnessed aviation history aboard USS Wasp for the first-ever F-35B Operational Test (OT-1) trials off the coast of North Carolina. Watch her videos....More
May 22, 2015
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NASA's Dawn Spacecraft Descends Toward Asteroid Ceres for Closer Look at Bright Spots

Images gathered May 16 with cameras from an altitude of 4,500 miles have again prompted speculation the spacecraft has spotted ice deposits on the 600 mile wide minor planet....More
May 18, 2015
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Fire In the Cabin 2

While installing a fireplace in a cabin clearly would be a bad idea, Lufthansa Technik develops a technology that uses illuminated water mist with an image of burning wood to create a fireplace for VIP aircraft....More
May 15, 2015
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Cardington: Britain’s Airship Heritage 2

Construction of Cardington’s Number 1 shed, currently housing the HAV project, began in 1916 when Construction of Cardington’s No. 1 shed, currently housing the HAV project, began in 1916 when Short Brothers was awarded an Admiralty contract for the development of dirigible airships....More
May 11, 2015
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NavWeek: China Coastal Catch 8

China last year accelerated its plans to “reclaim” areas like the Spratly Islands, and the Asian giant is banking on its coast guard to protect its disputed maritime stakes in the region, according to the Pentagon....More

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