Sean Broderick

Senior Air Transport & Safety Editor

Washington, DC

Summary

Sean Broderick covers aviation safety, MRO, and the airline business from Aviation Week Network's Washington, D.C. office. 

Broderick's aviation career started in 1991, working for Airbus in Toulouse. His industry experience includes four years with an aviation consultancy, where he helped launch a U.S. Part 121 carrier; 12 years with the American Association of Airport Executives, where he served as editor of Airport Magazine; and 20 years in full- and part-time roles with Aviation Week writing primarily about airline business, MRO, and safety.

Broderick and Aviation Week colleague John Croft shared the 2015 Flight Safety International Cecil A. Brownlow Publication Award recognizing "significant contributions by journalists to aviation safety awareness."

He graduated from James Madison University with a B.S. in Communications ('91) and earned an M.S. in Integrated Marketing Communications ('13) from West Virginia University.

Articles

EASA Reminds Airports To Validate Ground-Services Capabilities

By Sean Broderick Aug 04, 2020
EASA is urging European airport operators to ensure ground-handling companies at their facilities are prepared to handle increased traffic as airlines steadily rebuild their networks amid the global COVID-19 pandemic. 
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Wiring Fixes Among Changes FAA Will Require Before MAX Can Return

By Sean Broderick Aug 03, 2020
The FAA’s proposed steps for operators to clear Boeing 737 MAXs for service include separating wire bundles deemed to be noncompliant with regulations and conducting “readiness” flights to ensure the long-grounded aircraft are airworthy, a draft notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) made public Aug. 2 reveals.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Safran Sees 50% Drop In Full-Year Engine Aftermarket Revenue

By Sean Broderick Aug 03, 2020
Safran is projecting a 50% decline in commercial engine aftermarket revenues in 2020, but cautions that airline balance sheets, closely linked to air travel demand, will have significant influence on how quickly the lucrative segment recovers.
MRO

 

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