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 Aviation Week Network Group Air Transport Editor-in-Chief. She joined ATW in 2011 and oversees the editorial content and direction of ATW, Routes and Aviation Week Group air transport content.

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

With Updated CDC Guidance, Are Open Middle Seats Less Important?

By Karen Walker Jul 15, 2020
Ask the Editors: COVID-19 poses more risk for travelers in shops, restaurants or taxis than in commercial airliners.
Airlines & Lessors

EDITORIAL: Governments, not airlines, must get their countries out this mess

By Karen Walker Jul 15, 2020
Reeling in March from the suddenness and depth of the COVID-19 crisis, the air transport industry at least cautiously believed that the second half…
ATW Opinion

EDITORIAL: Why Extending Slots Waiver Will Be A Critical Lifeline To Airlines

By Karen Walker Jul 09, 2020
When demand for air travel nosedived in March as the COVID-19 virus cascaded into a global pandemic, regulators who oversee slot allocations at the…
ATW Opinion

 

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