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 writes the Wheels Up opinion column about commercial aviation.
Silk also handles Travel Weekly's coverage of the golf and ski industries.
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.
Silk is the co-writer and star of the Azzurri Productions documentary film "Silk Finds What He's Looking For," which was released in June 2021 and chronicles the meditative sport of competitive desert sitting. He is also the author of "An Ecotourist's Guide to the Everglades and the Florida Keys," which was published in 2016 by University Press of Florida.