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Meet the Editors

Andreas Spaeth

Andreas Spaeth, based in Hamburg, Germany, has been covering commercial aviation as a specialized journalist since the late 1980s, traveling to over hundred countries...

Steve Creedy

A newspaper journalist for more than 35 years, Steve Creedy has worked in a variety of reporting and managerial positions at publications in Australia...

Sharon Petersen

Sharon has been a part of the AirlineRatings.com project since its inception and is driven by a passion for all things commercial aviation. Backing...

Mike Machat

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...

Jessica Sandral

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

Jerome Greer Chandler

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...

Geoffrey Thomas

For media requests please (E) [email protected] or (T) +61 417936610twitter: @geoffreyT_airGeoffrey is a world renowned multi award winning writer, author and commentator who has taken a...

Christine Forbes Smith

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...


The rise and rise of Vietnam’s Vietjet
Vietnams favourite low cost airline has grown in size more than most predicted benefiting not only Vietnamese citizens but the tourism and business sector as well.





MH370 Debris with Gibson and Connite

MH370: Assassination deepens mystery

The mystery surrounding MH370 has deepened after wreck hunter Blaine Gibson received death threats and the Malaysian Consul in Madagascar, responsible for handing over...

World’s safest airlines for 2017

AirlineRatings.com, the world’s only safety and product rating website, which was launched in June 2013, has announced its top twenty safest airlines and top...

World’s best airlines awarded by AirlineRatings

AirlineRatings.com the world’s foremost safety and product rating website has announced the selection of Air New Zealand as its Airline of the Year for...