Linda Blachly

Online editor,
Penton Aviation

Linda joined the staff of Penton Aviation's Air Transport World in July 2010. She works in the Arlington, Virginia office as online editor of ATW Online and ATW Daily News. She is responsible for writing, copyediting and online content management. She has been in journalism for more than 30 years and is a former newspaper editor and publisher of her own travel magazine.

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Financial Roundup: World airlines’ 2Q & 1H results
ATW's roundup of airline financials for the second quarter and first half of 2015, covering 53 airlines; organized by region.
IT & Distribution Aug 19 2015
IT & Distribution
Allegiant orders used A320 from Airbus
Las Vegas-based Allegiant Travel Co., parent of Allegiant Air, has ordered a used Airbus A320, the first directly ordered aircraft from the European manufacturer.
AirBaltic 737-300
AirBaltic suspends crew for suspected alcohol abuse
Latvian national carrier airBaltic has suspended four crew members after they were removed from a flight Aug. 8 due to suspected alcohol abuse.
A350-1000 wing cover ready to be assembled in Broughton, Wales
Airbus begins wing production for first A350-1000
Airbus has begun assembling wings for the first A350-1000 at Broughton, North Wales, according to a statement by the European manufacturer.
Indonesian rescuers search through wreckage of the Trigana Air ATR 42-300
Flight recorders retrieved from Trigana crash site; no survivors
Search teams have recovered the flight recorders of the Trigana Air Services ATR 42-300 that crashed in Indonesia’s Papua province on Aug. 16.
Three-satellite constellation around the earth on Aug. 14.
Inmarsat to launch third Global Xpress satellite Aug. 28
Global mobile satellite communications services provider Inmarsat confirmed the third satellite in its Global Xpress program—Inmarsat-5 F3—will launch Aug. 28.
Indonesia's Transport Minister Ignasius Jonan
Indonesia’s Trigana Air Service ATR 42 crashes in Papua
[UPDATED] Indonesia’s Transport Minister Ignasius Jonan has confirmed a Jakarta-based Trigana Air Service ATR 42-300, carrying 49 passengers and five crew, has crashed.
Airline News
Airline News
Airline News-Aug. 6, 2015
Airline News-Aug. 6, 2015
CTC Aviation Group inks 737 simulator usage contract with Norwegian
UK crew specialist CTC Aviation Group has announced a new five-year Boeing 737-800W full-flight, modular simulator usage agreement with Norwegian Air Shuttle to support the airline’s expanding training requirements up to 2020.
Republic Airways makes leadership changes
Republic Airways Holdings EVP and CFO Timothy Dooley will step down Sept. 1 to pursue other interests.

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