Linda Blachly

Group Air Transport News Editor

Washington, DC


Linda Blachly is a content producer and 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 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.



Recaro’s 2020 earnings down 60% in 2020

By Linda Blachly Mar 25, 2021
Recaro Aircraft Seating reported its 2020 earnings as €295 million, down 60% from 2019. However, the seating company remains focused on moving forward after an unprecedented pandemic year.
Air Transport

ANALYSIS: New Cabin Designs Aim To Restore Passenger Confidence

By Linda Blachly Mar 24, 2021
Boosting passenger confidence and creating a sense of well-being aboard aircraft are priorities of cabin interior specialists in the slow recovery from the COVID-19 crisis.
Interiors & Connectivity

JetBlue Transforms Narrowbody Comfort With Premium Cabin Redesign

By Linda Blachly Mar 16, 2021
JetBlue puts ‘wow’ factor into narrowbody cabin design.
Interiors & Connectivity