Karen Walker

Air Transport World Editor-in-Chief and Group Air Transport Editor-in-Chief

Washington, DC

Summary

Karen Walker is Air Transport World Editor-in-Chief and Group Air Transport Editor-in-Chief. She joined ATW in 2013 and oversees the editorial content and direction of ATW and Routes publications.

Karen serves on the board of directors of the International Aviation Club of Washington and was the IAC’s President in 2017-2018.

Karen has been writing about the aerospace and air transport industries for more than 35 years and is a recognized authority and commenter on the airline industry. She is a regular speaker and moderator at aviation events worldwide and a commentator on radio and TV news programs. In 2019, she was a judge and a presenter for IATA’s inaugural diversity awards.

Based in Washington D.C., she gained her degree in journalism in the U.K. and is a multiple winner of the Royal Aeronautical Society’s aerospace journalism awards.

Articles

Editorial: Ticket vouchers could save airlines, but need to be carefully handled

By Karen Walker Apr 01, 2020
Airlines, especially US carriers, are going to have to tread a fine line in asking customers to accept vouchers for future travel instead of refunds…
ATW Opinion

EDITORIAL: In this crisis, air cargo operators must be seen as emergency responders

By Karen Walker Mar 25, 2020
Another fast-changing aspect of the COVID-19 pandemic related to the air transport industry is the criticality of air cargo and how some state…
ATW Opinion

EDITORIAL: Airlines Are In Apocalypse, But Here’s Also An Opportunity To Restore Customer Trust

By Karen Walker Mar 24, 2020
IATA director general and CEO Alexandre de Juniac is a sophisticated businessman at ease with the higher echelons of this industry and governments…
ATW Opinion

 

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