LETTER FROM THE PRESIDENT
Our industry continues to innovate, evolve and ex- pand globally. Tat’s nothing new: Te aviation, aerospace and defense world has been transforming
itself and society since we started covering it more than 102
But last year and 2019 will go down as an intensive era
of change, growth and investment in our business. During
the past 12 months, ATW and its partner brands within the
Aviation Week Network have invested in talent, technology
and our services portfolio to remain in step with accelerating demand for more and better content. Our team has
grown by 78%, most of that in the Asia-Pacifc region and
other fast-growing aviation markets. More than half of the
Aviation Week Network team is now based outside North
America—a milestone we have long pursued. Here are a
CAPA (Centre for Aviation) recently joined the Aviation
Week Network, signifcantly expanding our intelligence, data
and event capabilities and providing a boost of talent, experience and customers in the Asia-Pacifc region. We are honored to be working with founder Peter Harbison and Managing Director Derek Sadubin to support their team’s growth
and expand our global footprint together. Te CAPA information and data memberships and global airline and corporate travel summits are incredible complements to services
you can access from our fast-growing air transport portfolio.
Routes/ASM also joined our family, catapulting us into a
leadership role in serving the needs of airline and airport ex-
ecutives with strategic and network planning events.
Te Routes events team and ASM consultants join Air
Transport World, Aviation Daily, Aviation Week & Space Technology, Inside MRO and CAPA, combining to make our portfolio a powerful partner in enabling the expansion of airline
Big Data headlined our technology investments as we
launched new real-time aircraft utilization, feet analysis and
forecasting. Tis added to an already robust set of aircraft,
contract and content databases to serve the industry’s insatia-
ble hunger for more and better data to guide critical decision-
making and drive growth.
You also will beneft from new oferings coming online
ATWonline.com and all of our websites will be relaunched
on a single, cutting-edge information and media platform,
simplifying and integrating your ability to easily fnd the
content you need. Te Aerospace, Air Transport, Defense &
Space, MRO and Business Aviation communities will each
have their own destination to fnd content and connect with
products and services. We also are streamlining the log-in and
customer-service experience—yes, we’ve been listening!
Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN), the premium content and digital curator of all of our data, directory
and intelligence resources, also will be relaunched, providing
simple and robust dashboards tailored to your market sector and information preferences and featuring powerful new
New events are launching, including Urban Air Mobility
(April 9-10, Atlanta), Aerospace and Defense M&A (Nov.
6, Beverly Hills) and TakeOf (Oct. 28-29, Orlando Sanford
International Airport), a new network-planning event for regional airports.
Meanwhile, our core remains strong, thanks to our commitment to invest in top-notch editorial and data teams that
lead coverage of the industry from bureaus all over the globe.
We are dedicated to staying ahead of your need for high-quality, trusted and actionable information and connections.
I believe these latest enhancements will carry forward Aviation Week’s frst century of momentum.
If I have piqued your curiosity about any of these new
developments, please reach out with an email to me to fnd
out more: firstname.lastname@example.org
Here’s to a successful 2019!
President, Aviation Week Network
“Our core remains strong,
thanks to our commitment
to invest in top-notch
editorial and data teams”
A YEAR TO ACCELERATE