Welcome to Simple Flying, your go to source for everything aviation.
Simple Flying launched back in the summer of 2018. The site was founded by entrepreneur Arran Rice.
Simple Flying’s aim, is well… Simple! We want to become the world’s go to website for everything aviation. This covers aviation news, historical stories, industry analysis and of course how to use air miles to fly better.
As of July 2019, Simple Flying acheives over 4.75 million pageviews each month. But, there is still a long way to go!
Meet The Team:
Our team is based across 6 continents, providing you with 24 hour coverage of the most important aviation stories.
Arran Rice – Owner and Founder
Entrepreneur and huge avgeek. I created Simple Flying whilst traveling the world on air miles. My favorite countries include: Norway, Japan, Portugal, New Zealand and Indonesia.
Joanna Bailey – Editor
Mum of two with a passion for travel and aviation, she pulled her children out of school, sold everything and travelled full time for almost four years.
Tom Boon – Content Manager
Studying Aerospace Technology at university, licensed pilot as well as a qualified drone operator.
Nicholas Cummins – News Writer
All seven continents visited, 64 countries and counting. Favourite airline: Porter Airways in Toronto.
Karol Ciesluk – News Writer
Italy based aviation analyst.
Chris Loh – News Writer
A Digital Nomad, NGO Photographer, and Videographer originally from Vancouver.
Nick Whittle – News Writer
Author, copyist, journalist. Keen aviation enthusiast, plane-spotter, air show visitor and part-time navigator. Particularly interested in the early days of heavier-than-air flight.
Mark Finlay – News Writer
Aviation expert based in Spain.
Andrew Curan – News Writer
Based in Northern NSW, Australia. Favorite airline: Singapore Airlines. Obsessed with frequent flyer points.
Jakov Fabinger – News Writer
Writes about aviation developments in the Balkans. His passion for politics and economics shapes the way he sees the world, especially the aviation sector.
Thomas Jérémie Hayden-Lefebvre – News Writer
A lifelong nomad and passionate about the political, economic, and legal aspects of the industry. Most out-of-the-way destination traveled to: the Comoros
Sumit Rehal – News Writer
Sumit is a London based avid flyer. He has used his flying experiences to learn new languages and explore unique cultures around the world. His most recent adventure was a trip to the Bolivian Amazon.
Duncan Williamson – News Writer
Been flying as a passenger since around 1985 and feels that every new flight is as exciting as the first, which was on a BAC-111 from London Gatwick to Faro in Portugal
Laura Ash – News Writer
Copyist travelling in a van around Europe. Happiest in the forest. Favourite place: Borneo.
Christopher Morris – News Writer
Christopher Morris has nearly a decade’s experience as a journalist. His work has been featured in the mainstream media, including The Sunday Telegraph, Financial Times, Yahoo, Newsweek, and the Times Educational Supplement, has also been published in big Internet publications such as Seeking Alpha, ValueWalk, Investor Place, and the Digital Tourism Think Tank.
Henry Bewicke – News Writer
Justin Hayward – Loyalty Writer
Jay Singh – News & Trip Report Writer
Flying since the age of 0! Northwest loyalist turned Delta enthusiast.
Paul Lucas – Trip Report Writer
One of the UK’s biggest aviation Youtuber’s who has flown over 400,000 miles!