Adrian Schofield

Senior Air Transport Editor , Aviation Week & Space Technology

Posts by Adrian Schofield

in Things With Wings Jul 07, 2013

No Mechanical Problems Found So Far, Asiana CEO Says

Asiana Airlines CEO Yoon Young-Doo says it does not appear – at least so far – that mechanical issues with the plane or engines caused the crash of a....More
in Things With Wings Jun 29, 2013

Our Annual Airline Rankings – Who Are The Top Performers?

We’ve just released our 2013 Top Performing Airlines study, which features our annual rankings of airlines based on financial performance. The unique....More
in Things With Wings Mar 27, 2013

Flexible conditions for Qantas/Emirates alliance

Australia’s competition watchdog approved the Qantas-Emirates alliance today, to the surprise of nobody. The ACCC had already flagged that approval....More
in Things With Wings Mar 22, 2013

ATC on an iPad: there's an app for that

What would an air traffic control system look like if it was migrated to an iPad? This is one of the interesting concepts that Thales has been....More
in Things With Wings Feb 26, 2013

Checking out the new Emirates A380 concourse

During a recent stopover in Dubai on a flight from Auckland to Madrid, I was able to take a first-hand look at Emirates’ remarkable new concourse....More
in Things With Wings Nov 26, 2012

Largest-ever flying billboard

Air New Zealand is getting some major mileage – literally – from what is believed to be the largest-ever graphic to be applied to an aircraft. The....More
in Things With Wings Nov 01, 2012

New stats on ANA's 787s

All Nippon Airways has come out with some interesting statistics on its Boeing 787 fleet, to mark the one-year anniversary of the plane’s entry into....More
in Things With Wings Oct 30, 2012

Boeing explains tailored arrivals

Ever wondered what tailored arrivals are but were afraid to ask? Boeing has released a pretty nifty video that gives a good explanation of these....More
in Things With Wings Oct 25, 2012

The public vs private equation for Hawaiian

At what point should a publicly traded airline consider buying back its stock and becoming privately held?....More
in Things With Wings Oct 23, 2012

Qantas Eyes Japan Routes?

An interesting tidbit was revealed during the Q&A session following a speech by Qantas CEO Alan Joyce last week. He seemed to suggest that the....More

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