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 Nov 30, 2023
The cargo deal builds on an earlier passenger codesharing agreement reached by Vietnam Airlines and Turkish in June.
Airlines & Lessors

By Adrian Schofield Nov 27, 2023
NZAero has completed development and certification work on its SuperPac 750XL-II utility turboprop, a re-engined and upgraded version of the company’s 750XL.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Adrian Schofield Nov 24, 2023
Virgin Australia has announced it will add another six aircraft to its Boeing 737-8 scheduled deliveries next year.
Airlines & Lessors