Rupa Haria

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

Based in the UK, Rupa is responsible for leading projects that continue to grow the Aviation Week Network brand's digital engagement with the global marketplace. As Editor-In-Chief of, she oversees content development and audience engagement including social media outreach. She runs Aviation Week's digital operations at major air shows and events, and is leading content strategy for Aviation Week's centennial in 2016.

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. 

Prior to joining the Aviation Week Network in 2010 she led multi-stakeholder communications at London City Airport. 

Podcast: New Aircraft and Supersonic Orders Highlight NBAA
Textron Aviation introduces two new airplanes and Flexjet's surprise order for 20 supersonic jets from Aerion highlight a busy and upbeat show.
Podcast: Shrugging Off A Quiet Dubai For Orders
The last Dubai Airshow saw record-breaking orders for commercial airliners. Not so this year, but our onsite editors say that’s not necessarily something to worry about. They explain why in this report from the show.
Watch: Jetman Formation Flight With The World's Largest Airliner 8
Emirates Airline and Jetman Dubai pushed the boundaries over the skies of Dubai in an incredible choreographed flight.
U.K. Believes Bomb May Have Caused Metrojet Crash  8
The U.K. government has halted all flights to and from Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt over concerns Metrojet Flight 9268 may have been brought down by a bomb.
Watch An Unmanned Aerial System Avoid Obstacles At 30mph 1
A student at MIT’s CSAIL, has developed an obstacle detection system that allows UAS to build a map of its surroundings in real-time.
Watch The First F-35A Aerial Gun Test 6
This F-35A completed the first three airborne gunfire bursts from its internal four-barrel 25mm Gatling gun system embedded in the left wing of the aircraft.
Celebrities That Played A Role In Founding Aviation Week 1
A 1926 letter from the magazine's founder describes the ‘aeronautical celebrities’ who played an important part in the founding of Aviation Week in 1916.
Eight Years In Service: Who Flies The Airbus A380 23
Although its first revenue flight occurred almost a decade later than originally planned, 171 A380s are in service today.
Commercial Aviation Linchpins Over The Last Century 4
The ideas, bravado and vision of a long list of aviation pioneers have played a key role in the advancement of today’s airline industry.
What's New On BA's Boeing 787-9 First 21
BA has utilized the additional 20ft on its 787-9s to add a First cabin at the front of the aircraft. Aviation Week was invited to test the new First product – in seat 2K - during the 10-hour flight from London Heathrow to Austin.
McNerney’s 10 Years At The Top: What He Told Aviation Week  2
Almost every year since he was appointed CEO of Boeing, James McNerney has sat down with Aviation Week editors to discuss the company’s strategy. We look back at over a decade of interviews with McNerney.
First Production Hawker Siddeley Harrier (1968)

Soon after first flight of the Hawker Siddeley Harrier on December 28, 1967, Aviation Week published these images of the first production aircraft.

All images and original text extracted from Aviation Week & Space Technology, January 29, 1968.

Dassault Falcon 5X Rolls Out
Dassault's newest Falcon jet, the 5X, rolled out in front of customers and press in Merignac, France, today.
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.
Metrojet Crash In Egypt Is Third Airbus A321-200 Hull Loss
November 2, 2015

This is not the place for your anti-European sentiment. Cut it out.

Bregier: Airbus Wants To Be A Global Manufacturer
September 16, 2015

Aren't you French Canadian?

Post-Downturn MRO Rebound Projected By Many May Not Happen At All
August 28, 2015

Maintenance, repair and overhaul.

Microwave Weapons For U.S. Defense
August 12, 2015

Our tech team is looking into this. Apologies for the access issues.

Remembering Pierre Sparaco
August 4, 2015

I didn't work with Pierre for very long, but I'm honoured to have had the chance to learn from his wisdom these past five years. Pierre's writing was informed, educational and...


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