Jack Wittman

Managing Editor, Air Transport World

Washington, DC


Jack Wittman joined Air Transport World as Managing Editor in 2018.

He began his career as a journalist in the US Army, where he attended the Defense Information School. He later worked as a reporter and editor for daily newspapers in upstate New York before joining the Gannett Government Media Corp. in Virginia. At GGMC he served for 20 years as an editor for several publications, including Air Force Times, Marine Corps Times, Armed Forces Journal, C4ISR Journal and Training & Simulation Journal. Before joining ATW he worked as the associate editor of AIAA’s Aerospace America magazine.

He lives in Burke, VA, with his wife, Amy.


United Airlines, Uplift offer fly now, pay later option

By Jack Wittman Nov 04, 2019
United Airlines customers now have the option to pay over time for flights through the carrier’s partnership with point-of-sale financing company Uplift.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Air Canada sees 9.4% drop in 3Q net profit on MAX absence

By Jack Wittman Oct 29, 2019
Air Canada reported a 9.4% year-over-year (YOY) drop in third-quarter net income as the absence of its Boeing 737 MAX aircraft took a toll on peak summer operations.
Airlines & Lessors

Load Factor, Yield Gains Boost WestJet’s 3Q Net Income 70%

By Jack Wittman Oct 29, 2019
WestJet reported net income of C$119.4 million ($91.2 million) in the third quarter, up 70% from a restated C$70.1 million in the year-ago period, as a record load factor and improved yield boosted revenue.
Air Transport