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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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.
Air Canada A340-300
Air Canada IAM workers ratify 10-year agreement
Air Canada workers, represented by the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW), ratified a new 10-year collective agreement.
IT & Distribution-Jan. 21, 2016
IT & Distribution-Jan. 21, 2016
Avianca appoints interim CEO
Avianca Holdings has appointed Álvaro Jaramillo Buitrago as interim CEO, following the resignation of Fabio Villegas Jan. 17.
People-Jan. 20, 2016
People-Jan. 20, 2016
A320 SSUL lighting
STG Aerospace lighting system wins A320 FAA, EASA certification
STG Aerospace’s saf-Tglo photoluminescent system, SuperSeal UltraLite (SSUL), has received FAA and European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) certification for Airbus A320 family aircraft.
JetBlue A320
JetBlue, Hawaiian Airlines expand codeshare
JetBlue has expanded its partnership with Hawaiian Airlines through a bilateral codeshare agreement.
IT & Distribution-Jan. 19, 2016
IT & Distribution-Jan. 19, 2016
Blogs & Commentary
Feb 3, 2016

Is it ‘insane’ for airlines to earn strong profits? 7

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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