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
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
Aviation Week has presented a lifetime achievement award to John Leahy, Chief Operating Officer - Customers, Airbus
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.
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.
Comments
NavWeek: Chinese Fireworks
April 13, 2015

Watch your racist remarks, Crashman.

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

Topaz - we do read every comment on this website. The troll was warned and subsequently banned.

SpaceX's New Spin on Falcon 9
March 30, 2015

The comments section on this website serves the professional aerospace community, it's not a school playground. Start behaving appropriately or go elsewhere. Thank you.

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Protectionism Won’t Work Against New Competition
March 5, 2015

Redeye - please take the time to read this: http://aviationweek.com...

Airbus Prepares Handover Of Second A350 This Week
February 24, 2015

Indeed. Removed.

 
Blogs
Apr 25, 2015
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Saturday's Progress 57 Space Station Departure Paves the Way for new Russian Re-supply Mission

Progress 59 is scheduled to lift off from Baikonur on Tuesday at 3:09 a.m., EDT, initiating a four orbit, six hour sprint to the International Space Station with three tons of supplies...More
Apr 24, 2015
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Airbus A380 Makes First Flight (2005) 1

The Airbus A380 made its first flight on April 27, 2005. The story since has been full of ups and downs. See our original coverage from 2005....More
Apr 23, 2015
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Airbus, Boeing Delivering Aircraft At The Last Minute? 1

An analysis of Airbus' and Boeing's delivery data from Aviation Week Intelligence Network's Fleet database reveals that both Airbus and Boeing tend to deliver a majority of their aircraft during the second half of each month....More
Apr 21, 2015
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Astronaut Scott Kelly Paces Start to ISS Marathon Mission, Chance to Sip Espresso

"We definitely look forward to the espresso machine," astronaut Scott Kelly, NASA's ISS marathoner, told Russia Today. "I know a lot of people are interested in it."...More
Apr 15, 2015
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Briny Water May Challenge Future Mars Spacecraft Design

"These finding have implications for planetary protection policies for future landed spacecraft," according to the Nature Geoscience report. "Cl-bearing brines are very corrosive and this may have implications on spacecraft design and surface operations."...More

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