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

Canada, Mexico, U.S. Extend Joint Border-Crossing Restrictions

By Sean Broderick Sep 18, 2020
WASHINGTON—Restrictions limiting border crossings between Canada, Mexico, and the U.S. to essential travel have been extended through Oct. 21 as the…
Safety, Ops & Regulation

FAA Plans To Start Evacuation Data Collection Initiatives

By Sean Broderick Sep 18, 2020
The FAA plans to begin collecting data on emergency aircraft evacuations and scrutinize manufacturers’ data more carefully to ensure its certification standards are sufficient.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Early Simulator Trials Foreshadowed Boeing 737 MAX Pilot Issues

By Sean Broderick Sep 18, 2020
Congressional report questions Boeing and FAA handling of pilot-response assumptions that set stage for two fatal MAX accidents.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

 

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