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

Avianca Secures $2B In New Financing

By Sean Broderick Sep 24, 2020
After a Colombian court blocked a $370 million government loan for Avianca, the airline has lined up $2 billion in financing in its bankruptcy reorganization.
Airlines & Lessors

Boeing Layoffs Affect Line-Assist Pilots, Drawing Union’s Ire

By Sean Broderick Sep 23, 2020
Boeing plans to eliminate a group of in-house training pilots dedicated to helping operators introduce new aircraft types, citing the lack of consistent work for them, and exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic that has forced cost cuts.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Input On Proposed MAX Changes Spotlight Broader 737 Fleet Issues

By Sean Broderick Sep 22, 2020
Pilot groups and at least one regulator have raised concerns about several non-normal pilot procedures being changed following a review of the grounded Boeing 737 MAX that also apply to older versions of the venerable narrowbody.
Aircraft & Propulsion

 

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