Linda Blachly

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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Articles
BA Boeing 747 interior
British Airways completes 747 cabin makeover
British Airways (BA) has completed a major makeover of 18 of the airline’s Boeing 747s to give them the look and feel of their newest aircraft, with 16 additional Club World lie-flat seats and state-of-the-art inflight entertainment systems.
Gallery-Cabin Interiors
Gallery-Cabin Interiors
Aircraft News-Aug. 4, 2016
Aircraft News-Aug. 4, 2016
MRO Briefs-Aug. 3, 2016
MRO Briefs-Aug. 3, 2016
SIA premium economy seats
Singapore Airlines launches premium economy on NY flights
Singapore Airlines (SIA) has launched premium economy class on Airbus A380 flights from New York JFK to Frankfurt and Singapore.
Gallery: The News in Pictures-August 2016
Gallery: The Most Compelling Aviation News-August 2016
Aircraft Leasing-Aug. 2, 2016
Aircraft Leasing-Aug. 2, 2016
Video: British Airways 787-8 inaugural flight to BWI
Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) welcomed its first scheduled Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner service Aug.1, a British Airways’ upgraded daily nonstop from London Heathrow Airport.
Gallery: Baltimore's BWI Airport welcomes British Airways 787-8
Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) welcomed its first scheduled Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner service Aug.1, a British Airways’ upgraded daily nonstop from London Heathrow Airport. The 787-8 accommodates 214 passengers in a three-class configuration—Club World (business class-35 seats), World Traveller Plus (premium economy-25 seats) and World Traveller (economy-154 seats). ATW online editor Linda Blachly was onsite for the inaugural flight.
People-July 29, 2016 
People-July 29, 2016
Allegiant Air Boeing 757-200
Allegiant 2Q net profit up 12% 
Las Vegas-based Allegiant Travel Co., parent of Allegiant Air, reported second-quarter net income of $60.8 million, up 12% from $54.3 million in the year-ago period.
Rendering of A320 in Allegiant Air livery
Allegiant Air agrees to buy 12 new Airbus A320ceos 
Las Vegas-based Allegiant Air has agreed to purchase 12 new Airbus A320ceo aircraft.
Passenger Experience-July 28, 2016 
Passenger Experience-July 28, 2016
MRO Briefs-July 27, 2016 
Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced that Bombardier Services Corp. has extended heavy maintenance agreements with SkyWest carriers SkyWest Airlines and ExpressJet Airlines for a further 10 years.
Swiss pioneers Bertrand Piccard and André  Borschberg after landing in Abu Dhabi
Solar Impulse completes around-the-world flight 
The solar-powered aircraft Solar Impulse 2 (Si2) has completed the first-ever around-the-world solar flight without a drop of fuel.
Blogs & Commentary
Aug 30, 2016
blog

Hitting the panic button at US airports

Two major US airports have seen substantial disruption and panicked crowds in August and in both incidents, it was a false alarm. Airports now have to be prepared not only for real threats, but also perceived dangers; and the latter kind may be harder to solve....More
Aug 26, 2016
blog

Latest example of aviation security gaps: Truck rams Southwest 737

Keeping bad actors off of aircraft is only part of the aviation security equation....More
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