Rupa Haria

Editor-in-Chief, & Director, Digital Content Strategy,
Aviation Week

Based in the UK, Rupa serves as Editor-in-Chief of, overseeing website content development and 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.

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.
VIDEO: Airbus A350-900 Formation Flight
All five Airbus A350-900 test aircraft took to the skies for a formation flight on Sept 29, 2014. Watch them fly.
Airbus A350-900 Formation Flight Photos 1
The A350-900 has received type certification from EASA, the European safety regulator. On the eve of certification, all five test aircraft took to the skies for a formation flight.
A320neo Family Timeline
Airbus's launch of the A320neo family on Dec. 1, 2010 shifted the commercial aircraft industry's attention from the widebody market and Boeing's travails with the 787 to the dramatic change underway in the narrowbody sector.
Airbus A350 Flying Display: From The Cockpit 2
The Airbus A350XWB has made its Farnborough Air Show debut. It performed its validation flight for the air display on July 10. Join the crew in the cockpit!
Validating Aircraft At The Farnborough Air Show
John Tabbron, a NATS air traffic controller at TAG Farnborough Airport talked to Aviation Week as validation was taking place ahead of the 2014 Farnborough International Airshow.
Farnborough: Interview with Captain Stratton Richey
Captain Stratton Richey, a British Airways 747 pilot who has also been the 'voice' of the air display at the Farnborough air show for the past 40 years, talked to Aviation Week at the show.
Iberia Maintenance Targets Military Contracts

When Aviation Week visited Iberia Maintenance in March, digital message boards across the engine shop floor lit up informing employees that the MRO has been certified by Spain’s air safety agency to repair the IAE V2500 engine. The certification is welcome news for Iberia’s technical director, Jose Luis Quiros, who says the V2500 certification will help increase the volume of work by an additional output of 100 engines in 2015. In 2013, Iberia handled 184 engines.

Airlines Rationalize Revenue Potential Of Airbus A340

As airlines await deliveries of new-generation replacements for older widebody fleets, the need to balance economics and passenger comfort has never been greater. Some carriers are now trying to make the best out of the waiting time by optimizing their current fleets. 

MH370 Deliberately Diverted - Malaysian PM
Transponders were turned off in “what looked like a deliberate action"
Singapore Airshow 2014: Flying Display
Highlights from the flying display at the 2014 Singapore Airshow. Follow Aviation Week's coverage at
Does Commercial Aviation Need A Mega-Twin?
We round up questions readers are asking about new twinjet viability
Counting Dollars: The Cost Of The F-35
Are the numbers "wobbly" or is the F-35 unstoppable?
A320 First Flight Remembered
September 25, 2014

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

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

Check 6 Podcast: Malaysia Flight MH17 Shootdown
July 21, 2014

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F-35 Stealthier Than F-22?
June 15, 2014

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