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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Aircraft & Engine News-Nov. 4, 2015
Aircraft & Engine News-Nov. 4, 2015
ATW Photo Gallery-In the News-November 2015
A selection of photos from our most recent headlines.
Aircraft & Engine News-Oct. 28, 2015
Aircraft & Engine News-Oct. 28, 2015
Rotana Jet A319
Rotana Jet first Mid-East airline to use IATA’s NDC standard
Rotana Jet has confirmed it is the first airline in the Middle East and Africa to deliver a live transaction using IATA’s New Distribution Capability (NDC) standard, which has been validated by the IATA IT technical team.
United Airlines Boeing 737-700
United Airlines technicians reach labor agreement 1
United Airlines has reached an agreement with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) to ratify a proposed joint collective bargaining agreement.
Republic pilots ratify new three-year contract
Republic Airways Holdings (RAH) pilots, represented by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, have voted to ratify a new three-year contract.
GECAS appoints new president and CEO
GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) has appointed Alec Burger as president and CEO, effective Jan. 1, 2016.
Delta TechOps to support Rolls-Royce Trent engines
Delta TechOps will add the Rolls-Royce Trent XWB and Trent 7000 engines to its MRO portfolio.
A320 in airberlin and Etihad livery
Etihad wins injunction to continue airberlin codeshare flights 
A German court has granted Etihad Airways temporary permission to continue operating all codeshare flights with airberlin to destinations in Europe, the US and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
People-Oct. 22, 2015 
People-Oct. 22, 2015
FAA upgrades Nicaragua to Category 1 safety rating 
FAA has upgraded airlines in the Republic of Nicaragua to a Category 1, as it now complies with ICAO safety standards, the agency said in a statement.
FAA to require registration for unmanned aircraft  1
FAA will create a task force to develop recommendations for a registration process for unmanned aircraft vehicles (UAVs), US Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and FAA Administrator Michael Huerta announced Monday.
United Airlines to conclude ‘corporate governance’ changes 
United Airlines announced on Monday it will “conclude the corporate governance process necessitated by the hospitalization of president and CEO Oscar Munoz.”
Aircraft News-Oct. 15, 2015 
Aircraft News-Oct. 15, 2015
Rendering of 787-10 in EVA Airways’ livery
EVA Airways commits to up to 26 Boeing widebody aircraft  1
Taipei-based EVA Airways will buy up to 24 Boeing 787-10s and two additional 777-300ER aircraft, in an order valued at more than $8 billion at list prices.
Blogs & Commentary
Nov 24, 2015

American History

As American Airlines rolls out aircraft in the Heritage series, I am fascinated by all the AA predecessors, their logos and paint over the years....More
Nov 23, 2015

Was the TAM merger a mistake for LAN? 2

LATAM is a bet on the long-term future of Latin American commercial aviation....More
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