Ben Goldstein

Congressional and Regulatory Reporter

Washington, DC


Based in Washington, Ben covers Congress, regulatory agencies, the Departments of Justice and Transportation and lobby groups.

Ben has a Masters degree in Political Communications from the American University in Washington D.C. Prior to joining Aviation Week, he worked for the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives as its communications coordinator.


Avelo Airlines Raises Pilot Pay In Bid To Combat Supply Shortage

By Ben Goldstein Jan 21, 2022
Startup ULCC Avelo Airlines is raising starting wages for captains and first officers, as smaller U.S. carriers struggle to attract and retain pilots amid the recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Airlines & Lessors

American Airlines Sees Return To Profitability By March

By Ben Goldstein Jan 20, 2022
Airline management predicts that by March omicron will be mostly vanquished and passenger demand will be nearly back to pre-crisis levels.
Airlines & Lessors

5G Rollout Concerns Led To U.S.-Bound Flight Cancellations

By Ben Goldstein Jan 19, 2022
Several global airlines canceled a host of flights to the U.S. to shield their aircraft from potential radio altimeter interference caused by the looming rollout of 5G C-band service across the country.
Airlines & Lessors