“Christine Negroni has a mind you can shave with.”

–Time Magazine

I am a journalist, a published author, speaker and broadcaster specializing in aviation and travel.

From ABC News to The New York Times to Air & Space and the HuffingtonPost, I provide readers with news and commentary based on my experience covering the airline industry for the past two decades.

Aviation not your thing? No worries. There’s plenty here from my travels around the world complete with advice and inspiration on how to enjoy every step of your journey.

So stick around, read about my latest book The Crash Detectives, be informed and entertained by my blogs Flying Lessons and GOHOW, or learn how you can hire me to write, speak or consult for you.

My goal is to share with others the things I love; aviation and travel. Learn more…


The Crash Detectives

Investigating the World’s Most Mysterious Air Disasters

The disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing captured the attention of the world. And yet it was only one of a number mysterious air accidents. Investigating even these enigmatic disasters can reveal important truths about how humans and machines fail that make flying ever safer. Learn more…

Deadly Departure by Christine NegroniLearn about Christine Negroni’s New York Times Notable book
Deadly Departure: Why the Experts Failed to Prevent the TWA 800 Disaster and How it Could Happen Again

“A well-written, well-researched chronicle of events surrounding the crash of Flight 800” —The New York Times

The Crash Detectives by Christine Negroni

Personal Journeys Using Dance to Connect With Locals

On a trip to Austria in 2013, I took a drop-in waltz class at the Rueff Dance School in downtown Vienna. I only paid for an hour, so I was limited to the basic steps, but even so, it was thrilling after just 15 minutes to actually be twirling around the floor… Read more…

Chicago Tribune

Biking and baring it all on a cycling adventure around Lake Constance

The halfway point of our five-day, three-country trip on two wheels around Lake Constance — known as the Bodensee in German — had been long, hot and a little bloody, as I’d taken a tumble off my bike… Read more…

Around-the-world Trips Aren’t Out of Reach Anymore

Career sabbaticals, family educational journeys, milestone splurge trips—more and more travelers are finding reasons to book around-the-world tickets. And the major air alliances are offering ways to do it in style… Read more…

The Jumbo Flies an Airshow

The Boeing 747 was flying at 145 knots, 300 feet above the San Francisco Bay, and just beginning to climb when the left outboard engine suddenly failed with a startling loud bang… Read more…


  • Let European Ban Trigger More Responsible Travel
    Would-be summer travelers to Europe will likely have to keep their plans on hold as the European Union considers a ban on international travelers from the United States, Brazil and Russia. Composed of 27 European countries from ...


Christine is available for speaking engagements.  Contact her to learn more…


  • 2018 – Speaker US Air Force Women in Science & Engineering Symposium Melbourne, Florida
  • 2018 – Speaker Safety Management Summit Brasilia
  • 2018 – Emcee Pan Am Gala Pan Am Museum Foundation New York
  • 2018 – Keynote Speaker Philadelphia Aviation Country Club
  • 2018 – Panelist Girls in Aviation Day WAI Dallas
  • 2018 – Speaker 99’s International Conference Philadelphia
  • 2017 – Panelist International Bar Association Sydney
  • 2017 – Lunch speaker Engineers Club, Dayton, Ohio
  • 2017 – Lecturer Powerhouse Museum, Sydney
  • 2017 – Guest speaker Royal Aeronautical Society, London
  • 2017 – Dinner speaker Sulgrave Club Washington, DC
  • 2017 – Keynote speaker Air Law Symposium Orlando
  • 2017 – Speaker Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Prescott, AZ
  • 2016 – Panelist IATA Crisis Communications Conference
  • 2016 – Foreign Correspondents Club of Hong Kong Luncheon Speaker
  • 2015 – On Camera Contributor – ABC News World News Tonight
  • 2014 – Presenter – IATA Crisis Communications Seminar Istanbul
  • 2014 – Guest Lecturer – International Space University Montreal
  • 2014 – Guest Triple M Radio Sydney, Australia
  • 2014 – On Camera Contributor – ABC News Nightline
  • 2013 – On Camera Contributor – National Geographic New York
  • 2011 – Guest Lecturer – Florida Institute of Technology
  • 2011 – On Camera Contributor – Discovery Channel Air Crash Investigations
  • 2010 – Speaker – Some Like it Hot: Why and how aviation professionals should handle the media when a crisis erupts. Aviation and Ash Conference in Reykjavik Iceland
  • 2010 – Speaker – Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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Christine Negroni at Crisis Comm Conference Hong Kong

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