Linda Blachly is Senior Associate Editor for Air Transport World and Aviation Week. She joined the company in July 2010 and is responsible for producing features for Air Transport World’s monthly magazine and engaging content for the aviationweek.com. She is based in the Washington DC office.
Linda received a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Maryland.
Previous positions include Publisher & Editor-in-Chief, Trips & Getaways magazine; Editor, The Bowie Blade-News, published by Capital-Gazette Communications; and Managing Editor, The Prince George’s Sentinel. She has also worked as an editor for book publishers, Maryland Historical Press and BOMI Institute.
Linda lives in Gambrills, MD and enjoys family time with her three adult children and six grandchildren.
Once the IATA resolution for the global air transport industry to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 was approved at the IATA AGM in Boston, it was almost immediately met with the realization of the huge challenges ahead.