Nigel Howarth

Senior Fleet/Flight/Forecast Data Analyst

London, UK


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.


By Nigel Howarth
Boeing has about 330 737 MAXs in its inventory built before December 2020’s delivery re-start, suggesting the company is on track to meet its goal of clearing the backlog by 2023, an Aviation Week data analysis shows.