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  • easyJet recently celebrated its 20th year in the aviation industry and have come a long way in that time. Today, they fly over 600 routes to more than 30 countries in well over 200 Airbus aircraft – all with the belief that air travel should be accessible to everyone.
  • After acquiring a fascination for aviation as a young visitor to the Farnborough air show, Alex Bennett is benefiting the industry with his currency expertise at a time when Forex trades are very much headline news.
  • Born and raised in the Netherlands, Allard Frans Ketting had always dreamed of flying high in the sky as a small boy. Click to read his story...
  • Stephanie Sparrow finds out how to make your mark in maintenance, repair and overhaul.
  • Gabriella Somerville cut her teeth in aviation with Virgin Atlantic, British Airways and Skyjet, before establishing charter-broking business ConnectJets, an award-winning start-up with which she has had success from the off.
  • Michael Grüninger fell in love with aviation as a boy in Switzerland, but it was a chance encouter with a Cessna Cardinal in Cairo that propelled the founder of safety consultancy Great Circle Services to a career in flight.
  • Stephanie Sparrow explains how to get to ready to impress.
  • Brian O’Dwyer, adjunct professor at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Asia campus in Singapore and entrepreneur-in-residence at a US graduate school, believes a more direct method of teaching gets results.
  • A long-standing interest in flight and composite structures has thrust the engineer to the forefront of Japan’s next-generation supersonic civil transport project, and to also look at space-based applications for material.
  • When Ritz Carlton manager-in-training Saskia de Jong was offered the chance to join online charter marketplace Avinode, the chance to marry a love of travel with luxury accommodation experience was too good to pass up.
  • When the van der Meer brothers found it impossible to help promising students from their flight training school into jobs, they decided the only solution was to start their own operation, and AIS Airlines was born.
  • Although best known as the front man of metal legends Iron Maiden, Bruce Dickinson’s background in aviation sees him head a variety of companies in the sector, with a typical week taking him from Malta to Malmo.
  • When charter jet operators told the Stratajet chief, Jonathan Nicol, it would be impossible to start a real-time, online booking platform because of the variables involved, the challenge set him off on a four-year mission to do just that.
  • With the world’s airlines getting ready to take delivery of a record number of aircraft on order while they expand their operations to serve growing new markets and resurgent passenger demand in established territories, the need for highly skilled people is greater than ever.
  • Stephanie Sparrow looks at how to write a pitch-perfect CV.
  • Charter sales executive with Acropolis Aviation has the aviation industry in his blood, moving from his first job at the Farnborough air show to his current post with the VVIP operator where he looks after high-end clients.
  • Danni Stoney obtained her private pilot’s licence at the age of 17, and is currently a first officer on an Embraer Phenom 300 managed by UK business aircraft charter and management company London Executive Aviation.
  • Matthieu Angers is a project manager for MSB Design. He is responsible for overseeing the development of precision-engineered products for the business aviation market at the firm’s facility in Boucherville, Quebec.
  • Benjamin Tichane has a lifelong interest in aircraft. He started his career in aerostructures as a production manager of 787 doors, and now manages Gardner Aerospace's business unit in Mazeres, southwest France.
  • Céline Haefflinger has worked at Airbus Helicopters analysing major incidents, spent a year on secondment to China in the airframe design office, and is currently heading the company’s landing gear development effort.