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
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.
A Day In America's Airspace
Watch a NASA animation of a typical day of air traffic across the U.S.
An Entire Day Of UK Airspace Traffic Visualised 3
NATS has put together a visualisation demonstrating the complexity of managing air traffic in the UK.
In Pictures: Philae's New Home
ESA took to Twitter to provide humans on Earth an almost real-time glimpse of the first probe landing on a comet.
FC-31 Makes Airshow China Debut 20

China unveiled its FC-31 stealth export fighter for the world to see at Airshow China in Zhuhai. The Avic Shenyang-built aircraft features twin engines, low-observable airframe, and an internal weapons bay.

In Pictures: Orbital Sciences Antares Rocket Explosion 3

These photos were taken by Chris Simundson for Aviation Week. They present a very dramatic sequence of the failure of the Antares rocket, which occurred around 10 sec. after lift-off at 6.22 p.m. EDT on Oct. 28, 2014.

Video: Orbital Sciences Space Station Resupply Rocket Explodes
Video from the NASA stream shows the failure, which occurred around ten seconds after lift-off.
Dassault Falcon 5X

Dassault's newest and largest Falcon jet, the 5X, is coming together at Dassault's Bordeaux-Merignac facility. First flight is expected in the second quarter of 2015, with Dassault aiming for certification before the end of 2016.

Dassault Falcon 8X
Dassault's new Falcon 8X will have a range of 6,450 nm, the longest among the Falcon family of jets.
Comments
Person of the Year: The Notorious Mr. Putin
January 20, 2015

Nobody is rewarding Putin. We're recognizing his [negative] impact on the industry in 2014.

Israeli Panel Rejects Proposed Increase Of F-35
November 24, 2014

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‘New Breed Of Managers’ Needed For A380 Success, Tim Clark Believes
November 20, 2014

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1987: A320 First Flight Remembered
September 25, 2014

Thanks for spotting this. Now fixed.

2001: Virgin Atlantic's Cruise Ship In The Sky
September 4, 2014

We'll work on getting a better scan of the article here, CuriousGeorge.

 
Blogs
Jan 26, 2015
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New Photos: Chilled Lightning 2

F-35 begins extreme climate testing....More
Jan 26, 2015
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Boeing 777 -- Unveiling A Design Classic (1990) 3

No matter how you gauge the success of Boeing’s 777, whether in terms of sales, profitability, safety, versatility, longevity or derivatives, few can argue the remarkable impact the twinjet has made on the industry since entering service almost 20 years ago....More
Jan 23, 2015
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When Lockheed Martin Won The JSF Award (2001) 17

During its nearly 100 years of coverage, Aviation Week & Space Technology has covered many controversial programs. Perhaps none has been as big in terms of sheer value and global reach as the nine-nation, stealthy F-35 fighter project....More
Jan 22, 2015
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10 Things To Watch In The 2016 Budget Request

Six years into his presidency, President Barack Obama is planning to finally submit his budget request to Congress on time—meaning the week of Feb. 2 this year....More
Jan 21, 2015
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NASA's Dawn Spacecraft Finds Icy Ceres Cratered 2

"We know so much about the solar system and yet so little about dwarf planet Ceres," said Marc Rayman, Dawn's mission manager. "Now, Dawn is ready to change that."...More
Jan 21, 2015
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Peru Goes Dutch For SAR Helicopters

Peru will buy three used AB-412 search and rescue (SAR) helicopters from the Netherlands, Defense Minister Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert informed parliament Jan. 19....More
Jan 20, 2015
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Belgian Army Patrols City Streets

It was not a long weekend like it was in the States, but I felt the presence of the Belgian army on the streets of Brussels Jan. 17 when I saw a Light Multirole Vehicle bristling with antennas turn the corner on Rue Royale and drive past the parliament....More
Jan 20, 2015
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RNLAF F-35s Go To Edwards Air Force Base

Two Royal Netherlands Air Force F-35s flew to Edwards Air Force Base Jan. 16 for the operational test and evaluation phase....More

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