Adrian Schofield

Senior Air Transport Editor, Aviation Week & Space Technology

Posts by Adrian Schofield

in Things With Wings Sep 23, 2015

Air New Zealand's Boeing 737 Farewell

Air New Zealand has retired the last of its Boeing 737 fleet, a type that has a 47-year history with the airline....More
in Things With Wings May 28, 2015

Air NZ's New-look Lounge

Photo tour of the unique elements of Air New Zealand's Sydney lounge, which will be the template for the airline's lounge upgrade program....More
in Things With Wings Oct 02, 2014

Clock Watching

An interesting advertising skirmish has broken out in the New Zealand domestic market, as low-cost carrier Jetstar uses its superior on-time....More
in Things With Wings May 30, 2014

Ranking The World’s Airlines

Aviation Week released its annual Top Performing Airlines study this week, and as always, the rankings reveal some surprising results and interesting....More
in Things With Wings Apr 14, 2014

Australia-Europe On Etihad

Etihad Airways has an extremely impressive business class product....More
in Things With Wings Mar 27, 2014

Possible MH370 debris sighting? UPDATE

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has announced that two objects have been located in the Australian search zone that could be related to the....More
in Things With Wings Mar 13, 2014

Thales’ radical concept for controlling air traffic

Thales has revealed what could be the future of human-machine interfaces for air traffic controllers. The company is certainly thinking outside the....More
in Things With Wings Mar 03, 2014

More headaches for Qantas - UPDATED

There is no word yet on what sort of ongoing schedule issues will result from the wing-to-wing collision between a Qantas Boeing 747-400 and an....More
in Things With Wings Feb 14, 2014

AirAsia Lays Groundwork In Japan

Following AirAsia supremo Tony Fernandes on Twitter as he travels the globe can often reveal some interesting nuggets about the carrier’s plans. This....More
in Things With Wings Jan 15, 2014

On board the new 787-9

A handful of journalists were fortunate enough to get a first-hand look inside Boeing’s new 787-9, as one of the three test and certification....More
A Century of Aviation Week

Aviation Week & Space Technology is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. In a series of blogs, our editors highlight editorial content from the magazine's long and rich history.

 

May 4, 2016
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When Aviation Week Bought Lies Over U-2 Crash In Russia (1960) 5

Two weeks after a U.S. U-2 reconnaissance aircraft was shot down by Soviet air defenses on May 1, 1960, Aviation Week was still buying the false line that the aircraft had not been taken out by a Russian missile but crashed after an engine failure....More
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