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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Q400 in Air Cote d’Ivoire livery
Air Cote d'Ivoire orders two more Bombardier Q400s
West African Ivory Coast carrier Air Cote d'Ivoire has converted options on two Bombardier Q400s to a firm order.
Rendering of 737- MAX 8 and -9 aircraft in Copa Airlines’ livery
Copa Airlines orders 61 Boeing 737 MAX 8 and -9 aircraft
Panama-based Copa Airlines has signed for 61 Boeing 737 MAX 8 and -9 aircraft, in an order valued at $6.6 billion at list prices.
Bombardier makes management changes
Bombardier announced it is bringing in new talent to reinforce the company’s management team.
People-April 9, 2015
People-April 9, 2015
LAN Express workers to strike Thursday
Chile-based LAN Express workers have voted to strike Thursday at midnight.
FAA upgrades India’s aviation safety rating to Category 1
FAA has restored India’s aviation safety rating to Category 1 under its International Aviation Safety Assessment (IASA) program.
Aircraft Briefs-April 7, 2015
Aircraft Briefs-April 7, 2015
Inmarsat CEO Rupert Pearce and MCN VP-sales and marketing Song Zhen
Inmarsat, China sign agreement for Global Xpress service
Global mobile satellite communications services provider Inmarsat has signed four new Value Added Reseller (VAR) agreements with Beijing Marine Communication Navigation Co. (MCN), paving the way for Global Xpress in China.
Indra to develop traffic monitoring system in Kuwait City
The Kuwait Municipality has awarded Spanish IT company Indra a €16.3 million ($17.9 million) contract to implement an innovative traffic monitoring system in Kuwait City that will allow for gathering, processing, analyzing and presenting data to facilitate mobility management in the Kuwaiti capital.
ATW Photo Gallery-In the News-April 2015
A selection of photos from our latest headlines.
WestJet CFO Vito Culmone to step down March 29
WestJet CFO and EVP-finance Vito Culmone has resigned, effective May 29, the carrier announced.
Aircraft & Engines-March 31, 2015
Aircraft & Engines-March 31, 2015
Aircraft & Engines-March 27, 2015 
Aircraft & Engines-March 27, 2015
Rendering of 787-10 in ANA livery
All Nippon Airways finalizes order for three 787-10s 
All Nippon Airways (ANA) has finalized an order for three Boeing 787-10 aircraft, valued at approximately $900 million at current list prices.

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