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’ 3Q and 9M results
ATW roundup of airline financials for the third quarter, listed by region. Visit World Airline Financial Results: 3Q 2015 Roundup for a complete data table.
United Airlines Boeing 787-8
United Airlines, pilots agree on contract extension
United Airlines and its pilots, represented by the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA), have reached an agreement in principle for a contract extension covering more than 12,000 pilots.
Aircraft & Engine News-Nov. 20, 2015
Aircraft & Engine News-Nov. 20, 2015
Air Canada rouge Boeing 767-300
Air Canada announces new US routes
Air Canada has announced new nonstop services between 12 US cities and its four key Canadian hubs beginning in the summer of 2016.
SkyTeam appoints Delta exec as new CEO
SkyTeam alliance has appointed Perry Cantarutti as CEO, succeeding the retiring Leo van Wijk.
Air Canada A340-300
Air Canada, flight attendants reach 10-year labor agreement
Air Canada flight attendants, represented by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), have ratified a 10-year collective agreement.
IT & Distribution-Nov. 13, 2015
IT & Distribution-Nov. 13, 2015
People-Nov. 12, 2015
People-Nov. 12, 2015
GOL Boeing 737-700
GOL widens losses in 3Q; defers adding new 737s
São Paulo-based low-cost-carrier GOL reported a 2015 third-quarter net loss of BRL2.1 billion ($512 million), widened from a net loss of BRL245.1 million in the year-ago quarter.
SITA appoints new president-Americas
SITA has announced that Randy Pizzi has been named as president-Americas where he will be responsible for developing and driving the strategic direction for SITA in the region.
Aircraft & Engine News-Nov. 11, 2015
Aircraft & Engine News-Nov. 11, 2015
Ethiopian Airlines A350-900 in FAL
Ethiopian Airlines’ first A350 taking shape in FAL
Airbus said Ethiopian Airlines’ first A350-900 is taking shape on the final assembly line (FAL) in Toulouse, France.
Report: Cause of Metrojet A321 crash still uncertain 2
Egypt’s Accident Investigation Committee has said its initial observation of the aircraft wreckage from the Oct. 31 Metrojet Airbus A321 crash “does not yet allow for identifying the origin of the inflight breakup.”
SITA CEO to step down in second half of 2016
IT specialist SITA has announced that CEO Francesco Violante will step down in the second half of 2016 after more than 13 years at the helm.
Blogs & Commentary
Nov 24, 2015

American History

As American Airlines rolls out aircraft in the Heritage series, I am fascinated by all the AA predecessors, their logos and paint over the years....More
Nov 23, 2015

Was the TAM merger a mistake for LAN? 3

LATAM is a bet on the long-term future of Latin American commercial aviation....More
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