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 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.
NATS Board appoints Martin Rolfe as new CEO 
The National Air Traffic Services (NATS) board appointed Martin Rolfe as its new CEO. Martin has led the company on an interim basis since May.
Embraer: Europe, CIS to need 1,540 new 70- to 130-seat jets by 2034 
Embraer predicts 1,540 new aircraft deliveries in the 70- to 130-seat jet segment for Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) over the next 20 years.
Singapore Airlines A350 XWB
Airbus completes painting of Singapore Airlines’ first A350-900 
Airbus has completed painting Singapore Airlines’ first A350 XWB in Toulouse.
People-Oct. 9, 2015 
People-Oct. 9, 2015
Frontier Airlines A321ceo
Frontier Airlines takes delivery of first A321ceo 
Colorado-based Frontier Airlines has taken delivery of the first Airbus A321ceo to join its fleet.
Aircraft News-Oct. 8, 2015 
Aircraft News-Oct. 8, 2015
United Express E175
Mesa Airlines to add 15 Embraer 175s to United Express fleet 
Phoenix-based Mesa Airlines has reached an agreement with United Airlines to add 15 Embraer 175 aircraft to Mesa’s United Express fleet.
ATW Photo Gallery-Finnair A350 XWB first delivery
Finnair took delivery of its first of 19 Airbus A350 XWBs Oct. 7, becoming the third airline to receive an A350 and the first European operator. Here is a look at the cabin interior.
Aircraft & Engine Briefs-Oct. 6, 2015 
Aircraft & Engine Briefs-Oct. 6, 2015
FAA proposes $1.9 million civil penalty against UAS operator 
FAA has proposed a $1.9 million civil penalty against Chicago-based SkyPan International for allegedly conducting “65 unauthorized commercial unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) flights over various locations in New York City and Chicago between March 21, 2012 and Dec. 15, 2014.
ATW Photo Gallery-In the News-October 2015
A selection of photos from our most recent headlines.
Financial Roundup: World airlines’ 2Q & 1H results 
ATW's roundup of airline financials for the second quarter and first half of 2015, covering 72 airlines and airline groups; organized by region.
People-Sept. 29, 2015 
People-Sept. 29, 2015
FAA signs agreements with EASA, Transport Canada 
FAA has signed agreements with the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and Transport Canada (TCCA), which will allow the regulatory authorities to rely on each other’s systems.
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? 3

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