Meet The Editors

Meet the editor, staffers and contributors that brings you the latest features, opinion, video and news on both aircraftinteriorsinternational.com, and in print.

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Ever since his first flight on a TriStar, Adam has loved air travel, and since becoming editor of the Aircraft Interiors International brand he has really enjoyed the opportunity to be involved with the latest aircraft and airline products before they are even launched. Adam co-ordinates the running of the magazine, from commissioning articles and artwork, to ensuring that high standards of quality are maintained, as well as managing online content. Adam is proud to sit on the jury of the Crystal Cabin Awards and to have laid on the bed in Etihad's Residence.


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Alasdair joined the team in 2015 and works across a number of titles and websites for UKi Media & Events. He has been a journalist for 10 years, covering everything from travel and technology to sport and entertainment, and brings a wealth of experience, and pedantry, to the team. Away from the office, he is a celebrated snood connoisseur, determined to cycle no matter what the weather decides to hurl from the sky, and driven by a quest to find the very finest, and more importantly the next, slice of cheesecake.


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Izzy looks after sister title Business Jet Interiors International, which she has worked on since its second issue, and has been editor of since 2011. She also applies her transportation interiors expertise to Railway Interiors International. Outside of work, Izzy is rediscovering her love of art by learning how to paint with watercolors.


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France-based international journalist John Walton specializes in seating, cabin interiors, premium class service, airport facilities and soft product. A keen analyst of how developing tools can be applied to aviation news, John is at the forefront of social media in the aviation sector, broke the hijacking of flight ET702 on Twitter, and continues to work at the bleeding edge of newsmaking. Formerly resident in New York, London, Beijing, Bristol and Wellington, John contributes to aviation titles around the world, and was previously director of data at Routehappy He holds an MA (Honours first class) in international relations from the University of St Andrews. John welcomes emails from readers and industry insiders to john@walton.travel, and discussion on Twitter: he’s @thatjohn


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Marisa Garcia has been involved in aviation since 1994. She worked as director of marketing and corporate relations at a cabin interiors and life-saving equipment manufacturer for 16 years before applying her experience to writing about cabin design, technology and the passenger experience.


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Jennifer Coutts Clay is the author of Jetliner Cabins: Evolution & Innovation, still the only comprehensive guide to aircraft-cabin design, covering trends from the 1970s to the present day (www.jetlinercabins.com). At British Airways, Jennifer held senior positions including head of western USA (operations and sales), head of Scotland, and controller of corporate identity, responsible for the US$75m program during the privatization of the airline and fleet refurbishment, including Concorde. At Pan Am, as general manager of product design & development, Jennifer led a US$25m passenger-experience upgrade. As principal of J. Clay Consulting, Jennifer supports historical aviation research, and she is a founding member of the Crystal Cabin Awards.


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Simon has worked on Aircraft Interiors International since 2004 and has headed up the sales team for most of that time. Simon also looks after the marketing of the magazine, working with the leading events and conferences in this marketplace.


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Sally James Sally works closely alongside Simon on the advertising sales team, and with 11 years of experience on Aircraft Interiors International, has a fantastic knowledge of the industry, and an enviable contacts book.