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.


Southwest President Steps Down During Leadership Change
Southwest Airlines President Tom Nealon has retired from leading the company just a few months after being passed over to replace outgoing CEO Gary Kelly.
natalia.pelayo… Wed, 09/15/2021 - 20:22
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Daily Memo: Comparing The Impacts Of 9/11 And COVID-19 On U.S. Airlines

By Ben Goldstein Sep 10, 2021
Twenty years on from 9/11, the global industry is battling the COVID-19 pandemic, which has shaped up to be the worst crisis in the history of commercial aviation. But the difference between then and now is that U.S. airlines are poised to recover more rapidly.
Airlines & Lessors

U.S. Airlines Warn Of Autumn Slowdown On Delta Variant Surge

By Ben Goldstein Sep 09, 2021
U.S. airlines warned of softening demand for post-Labor Day air travel, although they expect the weakness to subside in time for the winter holiday season. 
Airlines & Lessors