Adrian Schofield

Auckland Bureau Chief

Auckland, New Zealand


Adrian is Auckland bureau chief for Aviation Week, based in New Zealand. He covers commercial aviation in the Asia-Pacific region.

Adrian was previously based in Aviation Week’s Washington office for nine years, writing for a range of the group’s publications and covering many aspects of the commercial aviation industry. He has won Australasian and international awards for his aviation writing.

Prior to joining Aviation Week in 2002, Adrian covered aviation industry and policy issues for two other publishing companies in Washington. He has also worked for newspapers in Texas and New Zealand, covering a wide range of topics. Adrian graduated from Auckland University with a degree in history and English in 1992.



By Adrian Schofield
The merger has received almost all the approvals it needs from competition authorities; the last sign-off required is from India’s National Company Law Tribunal
Airlines & Lessors

By Adrian Schofield
Workers from India’s largest aircraft engineering organization are planning a strike, which could potentially cause disruptions for Air India.
Workforce & Training

By Adrian Schofield
While a major round of consolidation is still likely to occur in the Indian airline industry, the process is taking longer to play out than expected years ago.
Airlines & Lessors