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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American Airlines 767-300
Sabre first to deploy NDC technology to sell American’s seat options
Sabre Corp. has deployed new distribution capability (NDC) technology to sell American Airlines’ Preferred and Main Cabin Extra Seats.
Boeing names new president of Japan operations
Boeing named Brett Gerry president of Boeing Japan, effective April 1.
Aircraft News & Cabin Interiors-Feb. 4, 2016
Aircraft News & Cabin Interiors-Feb. 4, 2016
Airberlin A330-300 XL seats
Airberlin A330 XL economy seats popular with long-haul passengers
Airberlin, which fitted more XL economy seats on its A330-200 long-haul fleet in September 2015, are proving to be very popular with passengers with an 80% occupancy rate.
IT & Distribution-Feb. 3, 2016
IT & Distribution-Feb. 3, 2016
People-Feb. 2, 2016
People-Feb. 2, 2016
ATW Photo Gallery-In the News-February 2016
A selection of photos from our most recent headlines.
Norwegian 787
Norwegian selects Rolls-Royce engines for 787s
Norwegian has selected Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engines for its19 new Boeing 787-9s, which were ordered in October 2015.
Aircraft News-Jan. 29, 2016
Aircraft News-Jan. 29, 2016
IT & Distribution-Jan. 27, 2016
IT & Distribution-Jan. 27, 2016
China Airlines A350 XWB main airframe section assembly
First China Airlines Airbus A350 XWB in FAL
Airbus is assembling the main airframe sections of China Airline’s first A350 XWB at the Final Assembly Line (FAL) in Toulouse, France, as a 2016 third-quarter delivery date approaches.
Hawaiian Airlines A330-200
Hawaiian Airlines reports 2015 net profit of $182.6 million
Hawaiian Airlines parent Hawaiian Holdings reported a 2015 net income of $182.6 million, more than doubled from a net profit of $68.9 million in 2014.
Aircraft & Manufacturer News-Jan. 26, 2016
Aircraft & Manufacturer News-Jan. 26, 2016
TAM Airlines’ first A350 XWB is welcomed with the traditional water salute
TAM’s first A350 XWB takes off on scheduled services
TAM Airlines’ first Airbus A350 XWB took off Jan. 25 on its first scheduled flight from São Paulo/Guarulhos to Manaus, Brazil.
Alaska Airlines 737-800
Alaska Airlines unveils new brand, livery 1
Alaska Airlines has unveiled its first major brand change in 25 years on a newly painted Boeing 737-800.
Blogs & Commentary
Feb 3, 2016

Is it ‘insane’ for airlines to earn strong profits? 4

American Airlines’ annual net profit is just $45.8 billion behind Apple’s most recent full-year net earnings....More
Jan 26, 2016

Very shaky start for anti-US ATC privatization coalition

“When you are arguing a case when you don’t know what it’s all about, it’s very hard.”...More
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