Airline Ratings - Meet the Editors

Meet the Editors

Airline Ratings Editor Christine Forbes Smith

Christine Forbes Smith

Editorial Director

Christine (B.A. (Social Sciences) and B. App. Sci.) has co-authored seven books on aviation and travel with Geoffrey Thomas. Christine's specialty is interpreting highly technical copy and putting it into…

Airline Ratings Editor Geoffrey Thomas

Geoffrey Thomas

Editor-In-Chief - US Bureau Chief

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Geoffrey is a world renowned multi award winning writer, author and commentator who has taken…

Airline Ratings Editor Jerome Greer Chandler

Jerome Greer Chandler

Senior Editor
Safety & Technical

Jerome is a two-time winner of the Best Maintenance Feature competition at the Aerospace Journalist of the Year Awards and was also a former contributor to Air Transport World and Aviation Week & Space…

Airline Ratings Editor Jessica Sandral

Jessica Sandral

Social Media Editor

Jess' passion for travel is only matched by her love of all things digital. She is at home backpacking through India or discussing the vagaries of the world of IT.

Airline Ratings Editor Mike Machat

Mike Machat

Senior Editor
America's Bureau Chief

Mike Machat's passion and knowledge for aviation is bettered by few. Pilot, author, artist, photographer, editor and commentator, Mike has done it all and then some. As the nephew of the chief engineer…

Airline Ratings Editor Sharon Petersen

Sharon Petersen

Site and Marketing Manager

Sharon has been a part of the project since its inception and is driven by a passion for all things commercial aviation. Backing that up is an encyclopedic knowledge gained after 12…

Airline Ratings Editor Steve Creedy

Steve Creedy

Editor - South East Asia Bureau Chief

A newspaper journalist for more than 35 years, Steve Creedy has worked in a variety of reporting and managerial positions at publications in Australia and the US. He began writing about aviation in 1993…