Christine Boynton

Senior Editor



Christine Boynton covers air transport in the Americas for Aviation Week Network.

Beginning her career as an Editor with Air Transport World and SpeedNews, Boynton was named Best Young Journalist at the 2012 Aerospace Media Awards. She next spent time in broadcast as a Digital Executive Producer for a Baltimore TV station. Entering the nonprofit world next, for roles involving marketing, communications and PR, Boynton became Director of Content at a Boston-based land conservation organization. She returned to aviation journalism in 2023, as a Senior Editor with Aviation Week.   

Boynton graduated from McDaniel College with a B.A. in Communications and English.


United Airlines Ramps Up Military Aviator Hiring Efforts

By Christine Boynton Sep 28, 2023

United Airlines hopes to have 30-40% of its cockpit crew hiring come through a new program positioning U.S. military pilots to receive conditional job offers.

Maintenance & Training

U.S. Senate ‘Examining’ FAA Nominee Whitaker’s Qualifications

By Christine Boynton Sep 27, 2023

Senate Republicans are continuing to evaluate Michael Whitaker, President Biden’s nominee for administrator of the FAA.

Safety, Ops & Regulation

Oliver Wyman Narrows U.S. Pilot Shortage Forecast

By Christine Boynton Sep 27, 2023

An updated forecast from Oliver Wyman narrows its 10-year U.S. pilot shortage projections.

Airlines & Lessors