Air Transport World (ATW) is a monthly trade magazine covering the airline industry. It is part of the Aviation Week group, owned and published by Penton Media.[2] The headquarters is in Silver Spring, Maryland.[3]The magazine additionally operates a web site with daily air transport news. The publication covers airline operations, market conditions, management, and related issues. Each year, it publishes a World Airline Report covering the state of the industry, and selects an Airline of the Year on the basis of operational excellence.