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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Airbus appoints new Commercial Aircraft head of engineering
Airbus has appointed Jean-Brice Dumont as Commercial Aircraft head of engineering, succeeding Charles Champion, who plans to retire by the end of the year.
Air Caraïbes A350-900
French Caribbean airline Air Caraïbes takes first A350 XWB
French Caribbean carrier Air Caraïbes has taken delivery of its first Airbus A350-900, making it the first French airline to operate the type.
People-Feb. 27, 2017
People-Feb. 27, 2017
Embraer names new CEO of Portugal’s OGMA
Embraer has named Marco Tulio Pellegrini as the new CEO of Indústria Aeronáutica de Portugal (OGMA).
Delta names new Seattle VP
Delta Air Lines has named John Caldwell its new VP-Seattle as Mike Medeiros transitions to his new role as COO at Aeromexico.
Aircraft News-Feb. 24, 2017
Aircraft News-Feb. 24, 2017
MRO Briefs-Feb. 23, 2017
MRO Briefs-Feb. 23, 2017
Airline Routes-Feb. 22, 2017
Airline Routes-Feb. 22, 2017
Korean Air 787-9
Korean Air takes delivery of first Boeing 787-9
Korean Air has taken delivery of its first Boeing 787-9, making it the first airline in the country to operate the type.
Zoom Air CRJ200
India’s Zoom Air launches CRJ200 service
India’s new regional carrier Zoom Air, has launched Bombardier CRJ200 regional jet service with aircraft acquired from a third party.
JetBlue Embraer E190
JetBlue introduces special Embraer E190 livery
JetBlue Airways has rolled out a special Embraer E190 livery and a new tailfin design that will appear on multiple aircraft this year.
Photo Gallery: Boeing rolls out first 787-10

Boeing rolled out the first 787-10, the third and largest Dreamliner variant, from its plant in North Charleston, South Carolina, the exclusive final assembly site for 787-10 aircraft. More than 5,000 people, many of them Boeing employees, attended a roll-out ceremony featuring a speech by US President Donald Trump.

Airline Routes-Feb. 17, 2017
Airline Routes-Feb. 17, 2017
Southwest, Frontier aircraft collide on ground at Phoenix airport
A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-800 and a Frontier Airlines Airbus A320 were involved in a ground contact incident at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX), the airlines and airport have confirmed.
Blogs & Commentary
Feb 27, 2017

Express cargo’s big shift

Express cargo companies are scrambling to keep up with the e-commerce monster they helped spawn....More
Feb 16, 2017

Not all US domestic routes are created equal

For years, US airlines basically treated a 45-90-minute hop the same as a 5-hour transcontinental flight....More
Jan 30, 2017

Protesters at Washington Dulles are happy, well behaved

I took an international flight out of Washington Dulles Sunday evening so stepped down to the international arrivals lounge curious to see what was happening in light of the Trump travel ban that ignited protests over the weekend....More
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