Linda Blachly


Linda joined the staff of Penton Aviation Media in July 2010. She works in the Silver Spring office as Editor, ATW Online and 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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Boeing opens new propulsion engineering and assembly facility
Boeing has opened a propulsion engineering and assembly facility in North Charleston, Carolina.
News Digest-Feb. 5, 2015
News Digest-Feb. 12, 2015
American Airlines Boeing 787 business class
American Airlines announces first 787 routes
American Airlines will begin domestic service in May and international service in June using its newly delivered Boeing 787.
10 TransAsia pilots grounded after failing proficiency tests
Ten TransAsia pilots have been grounded after failing basic oral tests on the correct handling procedure for an engine flameout after Taiwan’s Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) and the carrier suspended flights to send all active ATR pilots for retraining following the fatal crash of an ATR 72-600 earlier this month.
Rendering of Q400 in Luxair livery
Luxair agrees to purchase three Bombardier Q400s
Luxembourg-based Luxair has signed a firm purchase agreement for three Bombardier Q400 NextGen aircraft with two options.
Transavia Boeing 737-800
Transavia orders 17 Boeing 737-800s plus three options
Transavia, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Air France KLM Group, has ordered 17 Next-Generation 737-800s, with three options.
Hawaiian Airlines A330-200
Hawaiian Airlines net income up 33% in 2014
Hawaiian Airlines parent Hawaiian Holdings posted a 2014 full-year net income of $68.9 million, up 33% from a net income of $51.9 million in 2013.
Rendering of A321neo in Asiana Airlines’ livery
Asiana Airlines commits to 25 A321neos
South Korea’s Asiana Airlines has signed a letter of intent (LOI) with Airbus for the purchase of 25 A321neo single aisle aircraft as part of its ongoing fleet modernization program.
People-Feb. 10, 2015
People-Feb. 10, 2015
Delta Connection Canadair CRJ900
GoJet Airlines to operate CRJ900s for Delta regional
GoJet Airlines, a wholly owned subsidiary of Trans States Holdings, has entered into an agreement with Delta Air Lines to operate seven Bombardier CRJ900 aircraft under the Delta Connection regional service brand.
Rendering of CRJ900 NextGen aircraft in American’s livery
American Airlines is customer for 24 unidentified Bombardier CRJ900s
Bombardier has confirmed that American Airlines is the customer for 24 previously unidentified CRJ900 NextGen regional jets.
Nepal Airlines A320
Nepal Airlines takes delivery of first A320
Nepal Airlines has taken delivery of the first of two Airbus A320 aircraft.
Air Canada reaches tentative labor agreement with UK workforce
Air Canada has reached a tentative collective agreement with UNITE Union for the airline’s UK-based workforce.
Mesa Airlines agrees to buy seven Bombardier CRJ900s
Phoenix-based regional Mesa Airlines—which operates as American Eagle and US Airways Express—has reached an agreement in principle with Montreal-based Bombardier to buy seven new CRJ900 NextGen aircraft to operate under a long-term capacity purchase agreement with a major US airline.
Air Canada Boeing 787
Air Canada, US workers reach tentative agreement
Air Canada has reached a tentative collective agreement with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) for the airline’s US-based workforce.

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