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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Airline Routes-June 23, 2017
Airline Routes-June 23, 2017
Paris Air Show Briefs-June 22, 2017
Paris Air Show Briefs-June 22, 2017
CAE-built CSeries full-flight simulator
Bombardier CSeries CAE simulator wins Level D certification
Bombardier Commercial Aircraft has received Level D certification for its CAE-built CSeries full-flight simulator (FFS) from Transport Canada, FAA, the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport of the Republic of Korea (South Korea).
Paris Air Show Briefs-June 21, 2017
Paris Air Show Briefs-June 21, 2017
GECAS to convert 30 more 737-800s into freighters
GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) plans to convert a further 30 Boeing 737-800s into freighters.
Paris Air Show Briefs-June 20, 2017
Paris Air Show Briefs-June 20, 2017
ATR 72-600
Air Senegal signs for two ATR 72-600s
Air Senegal, the new Senegalese national airline, has signed a firm contract for two ATR 72-600s at the Paris Air Show. The order has estimated value of €50 million ($56 million) at list prices.
Ryanair finalizes order for 10 more 737 MAXs
Irish low-cost carrier (LCC) Ryanair finalized an order for 10 additional 737 MAXs at the 2017 Paris Air Show June 20.
Paris Air Show briefs-June 19, 2017
Paris Air Show briefs-June 19, 2017
Gallery: Airbus unveils A320 Airspace cabin

Airbus has unveiled a new interior for the A320 family of aircraft that will be available from 2020 at the 2017 Paris Air Show. All photos courtesy of Airbus.

China’s Tianju Investment Group signs for 10 ATR 42-600s
The Shaanxi Tianju Investment Group has signed a letter of intent (LOI) with ATR to buy 10 ATR 42-600s to develop commuter service in Xinjiang, China.
Rendering of A321neo in Air Lease livery.
Air Lease Corp. orders 12 more A321neos
Los-Angeles, California-based Air Lease Corp. (ALC) has signed a firm order for 12 additional A321neos.
ALAFCO to buy 20 Boeing 737 MAX 8s
Kuwait-based ALAFCO Aviation Lease and Finance Co. (ALAFCO) announced a commitment for 20 737 MAX 8s at the 2017 Paris Air Show, valued at $2.2 billion at current list prices.
CDB Aviation commits to Boeing 737 MAX 8s, -10s and eight 787-9s
CDB Aviation Lease Finance (CDB Aviation) has agreed to buy 42 Boeing 737 MAX 8s, 10 737 MAX 10s and eight 787-9 Dreamliners at the 2017 Paris Air Show.
Photo Gallery: Paris Air Show 2017

ATW's exclusive coverage of the Paris Air Show 2017.

Blogs & Commentary
Jun 23, 2017

Qatar Airways’ American bid could be political

Qatar Airways’ unsolicited bid to acquire a large stake in American Airlines is indeed “puzzling”, as American CEO Doug Parker put it in a letter to employees....More
Jun 22, 2017

Qatar Airways CEO Al Baker defiant in face of blockade, laptop ban

The diplomatic rift between Qatar and four Gulf neighbors has not thwarted Qatar Airways’ ambitions....More
Jun 22, 2017

Qatar's unsolicited, unexpected and unwelcome bid for American

You have to hand it to Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker; he never fails to surprise. This time, it appears, he has also surprised American Airlines....More
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