A computer programmer originally, with a background in various non-aviation sectors for blue chip companies, Nigel started as an aviation data analyst in 1999, with BACK Aviation Solutions and has been following all aspects of aviation for almost 40 years. Through mergers and acquisitions, and via several years with OAG, Nigel joined Aviation Week in 2012 and is responsible for managing many of the databases used by a team spread across the UK and USA. 

As well as managing large volumes of data, Nigel is involved in the development of new and existing products, and delivery of content to internal and external customers, as well as developing the applications used by several in-house teams.

Posts by Nigel Howarth

Manchester Airport Expansion

in Things With Wings May 24, 2019
Manchester Airport, UK has opened the first stage of it’s GBP1billion terminal expansion plans.  The first new pier (pier 1) came into......

Manchester's New Long-haul Routes

in Things With Wings Mar 19, 2019
Two new long haul services recently started at Manchester, namely Ethiopian Airlines and Jet Airways....

UPS And Boeing's 767: A 25-Year Partnership

in Things With Wings Feb 26, 2019
UPS placed its first order in January 1993 for 30 767-300 freighters. In June 2018, the Louisville-based cargo airline ordered another pair of the......

F-104 Starfighters Active In Florida

in Ares Feb 25, 2019
Starfighters Aerospace operates a fleet of F-104s based at Kennedy Space Center in Florida for use in various test and research roles....

USAF Special Ops Mi-171E Seen In Miami

in Ares Mar 07, 2018
The US Air Force operates a single Mil Mi-171E, and it was recently caught on camera at Miami Executive Airport....

Spirit Airlines Still Flies In Three Distinct Liveries

in Things With Wings Mar 05, 2018
Low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines is used to fending off criticism from passengers. But why is it sill flying around with three totally different......

Draken International - Training The Tip Of The Spear

in Ares Feb 19, 2018
Aviation Week went behind the scenes recently at Draken International, based in Lakeland, Florida, owner of the world's largest private fighter fleet....

Easyjet Showcases A320neo At Manchester

in Things With Wings Feb 05, 2018
Easyjet, one of the world’s largest low-cost airlines, recently held a “meet the Neo” event at Manchester Airport....

World's Largest Commerical Turboprop, The Antonov An-22

in Things With Wings Dec 07, 2017
The single commercially-operated Antonov An-22, the world's largest turboprop aircraft, takes off from Manchester, dwarfing most of the jet airliners....

737 MAX 8 Enters Service With LOT Polish Airlines

in Things With Wings Dec 06, 2017
LOT Polish Airlines became the second arline in Europe to operate the Boeing 737 MAX 8, after Norwegian Airlines. LOT's first aircraft arrived in......
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