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
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.
FC-31 Makes Airshow China Debut 20

China unveiled its FC-31 stealth export fighter for the world to see at Airshow China in Zhuhai. The Avic Shenyang-built aircraft features twin engines, low-observable airframe, and an internal weapons bay.

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

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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.

Person of the Year: The Notorious Mr. Putin
January 20, 2015

Nobody is rewarding Putin. We're recognizing his [negative] impact on the industry in 2014.

Israeli Panel Rejects Proposed Increase Of F-35
November 24, 2014

We recognise that there will be a lively debate about this article amongst readers, but before commenting please remember that Aviation Week maintains strict community...

 
Blogs
Mar 31, 2015
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Operation Decisive Storm -- Air Power Over Yemen 4

A Saudi-led coalition of Middle Eastern and African states has started a major air campaign against Houthi rebels in Yemen. We take a look at the air assets assembled for Operation Decisive Storm....More
Mar 27, 2015
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U. S., Russian Astronauts Reach International Space Station for One Year Stay 7

"He will do great," predicted NASA astronaut Barry "Butch" Wilmore, who returned to Earth after 5 1/2 months on the ISS earlier this month. Wilmore watched Scott Kelly's lift off from NASA's Mission Control in Houston....More
Mar 26, 2015
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Open Skies Over Benelux And Germany

Cold War kids like me still remember the Open Skies treaty, the 1992 agreement by members of NATO and the then Warsaw Pact to allow observation flights over their territory as a confidence-building measure....More
Mar 26, 2015
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Pilot Report: Aviation Week Flies The Gripen (1999)

In 1999, Aviation Week's then Editor-in-Chief reported on the capabilities of the Saab Gripen. Read his pilot report....More
Mar 25, 2015
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Kepler Achievements Recognized by National Air and Space Museum

"We are discovering all kinds of exotic planets, worlds that have oceans of molten rock, worlds that have not one but two stars rising in the East and setting in the West," said Natalie Batalha, Kepler mission scientist....More
Mar 24, 2015
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NavWeek: Semper Why 3

As the U.S. Marine Corps continues to tack back to its expeditionary core and the U.S. remains on course for its Asia-Pacific rebalance, the question of the force’s relevance is again coming to the fore....More
Mar 21, 2015
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SpaceX's Gwynne Shotwell Talks Raptor, Falcon 9, CRS-2, Satellite Internet and More 5

During a March 17 luncheon Shotwell touched on developments underway at the Hawthorne, California-based company....More
Mar 20, 2015
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Germany To Boost Defense Spending

Germany's finance minister says the pacifist nation must shoulder more military commitments in the coming years....More

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