As Travel Weekly's senior editor for aviation, Robert Silk provides coverage and analysis of route networks, service offerings and distribution as well as airline industry trends and political/policy debates. He also writes the Wheels Up opinion column about commercial aviation.
Silk has visited more than 30 countries and more than 40 U.S. states. Prior to joining Travel Weekly in 2015, he spent a decade covering tourism, business, the environment, development and general news for the Florida Keys' daily newspaper, the Key West Citizen, as well as for an affiliated weekly, the Florida Keys Free Press. He also edited the Travel Weekly Florida eNewsletter in 2015 and 2016.
An outdoor enthusiast, he is author of "An Ecotourist's Guide to the Everglades and the Florida Keys," which was published in 2016 by University Press of Florida. In addition, he occasionally still writes the comedic blog Golftantrum.com about the less-than-simple pleasures of a maddening game.