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
Qantas has converted more of its Airbus narrowbody backlog to A321XLRs, and is also advancing its plans for inflight Wi-Fi in its international fleet.
Airlines & Lessors

By Adrian Schofield
Cebu Pacific is moving closer to finalizing a major order for narrowbodies and the LCC's CEO says a new airport in Manila could open the door to Boeing.
Singapore Airshow

By Adrian Schofield
Vietjet has announced a deal for 20 Airbus A330neos to support the carrier’s ambitious long-haul expansion plans.
Singapore Airshow