Alan Dron

Europe & Middle East Correspondent, Air Transport World

London, UK


Based in London, Alan is Europe & Middle East correspondent at Air Transport World.

A daily newspaper journalist in the UK and Middle East for 15 years, he then joined the UK's most successful corporate publishing company before setting up his own company in 2004. He has worked with ATW since 2014.


SAS CEO Fears The Worst As Pilots Begin Indefinite Strike

By Alan Dron Jul 04, 2022
Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) has warned that the company’s existence is at risk after its mainline pilots started an indefinite strike July 4.
Airlines & Lessors

Saudi Arabia Launches State-Owned Aircraft Lessor

By Alan Dron Jul 01, 2022
AviLease is expected to grow initially through purchase-and-leaseback transactions with airlines, portfolio acquisitions and direct orders from aircraft manufacturers
Airlines & Lessors

IAG Firms Up More Aircraft Options To Upgrade Member Fleets

By Alan Dron Jul 01, 2022
International Airlines Group (IAG) plans to convert options announced almost a decade ago into firm orders for 14 Airbus A320neo family aircraft.
Airlines & Lessors