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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Rendering of 737 MAX 8 in AerCap livery
Lessor AerCap orders 100 Boeing 737 MAX 8s
AerCap Holdings ordered 100 Boeing 737 MAX 8s at the Paris Air Show.
Paris Air Show Engine News-June 15, 2015
Paris Air Show Engine News-June 15, 2015
ATW Photo Gallery-Paris Air Show 2015
A selection of photos from the 2015 Paris International Air Show at Le Bourget in France.
Rendering of 777-8X and 777 freighter in Qatar Airways’ livery
Qatar orders 10 Boeing 777-8Xs, four 777 freighters
Qatar Airways announced an order for 10 Boeing 777-8Xs and four 777 freighters, valued at $4.8 billion at list prices, on the opening day of Paris Air Show.
Lessor Air Lease Corp. orders A350, and four A320 family aircraft
Los Angeles-based lessor Air Lease Corp. has placed a firm order for additional Airbus widebody and single-aisle aircraft at the Paris Air Show.
Rendering of A320neo in GECAS livery
Lessor GECAS orders 60 Airbus A320neos
GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) announced a firm order for 60 Airbus A320neo family aircraft.
Rendering of 777 freighter in EVA Airways’ livery
EVA Airways commits to buy five Boeing 777 freighters
Taipei-based EVA Airways announced its intent to purchase five Boeing 777 freighters at the Paris Air Show.
Binter ATR 72-600
Binter Canarias agrees to buy six more ATR 72-600s
Spain’s Canary Islands airline Binter has agreed to purchase an additional six new ATR 72-600 aircraft at the Paris Air Show.
Japan Air Commuter ATR 42-600
Japan Air Commuter places ATR 42-600 order
Japan Air Commuter Co.—member of the JAL Group—has ordered eight 50-seat ATR 42-600s, plus one option and 14 purchase rights, at the Paris Air Show.
Rendering of 787-9 and 737 MAX 8 in Garuda Indonesia livery
Garuda Indonesia commits to Boeing 30 787-9s, 30 737 MAX 8s, 30 A350s
Garuda Indonesia signed letters of intent with Boeing for 30 Boeing 787-9s and up to 30 737 MAX 8s, and with Airbus for 30 A350 XWBs Monday, opening day at the Paris Air Show.
People-June 11, 2015
People-June 11, 2015
Boeing forecasts demand for 38,050 new aircraft in 20 years

Boeing projects a demand for 38,050 new aircraft over the next 20 years, valued at $5.6 trillion, an increase of 3.5% from last year’s forecast, according to its annual Current Market Outlook.

SkyTeam chairman Leo van Wijk to retire in November
SkyTeam alliance chairman Leo van Wijk will retire at November’s governing board meeting.
Airline News-June 11, 2015
Airline News-June 11, 2015
IATA Cabin OK tag
New IATA initiative addresses carry-on bag dilemma
IATA has announced a new initiative—“IATA Cabin OK”—to optimize the accommodation of carry-on bags given differing carry-on bag sizes and airline policies.

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