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 May 2019, Simple Flying reaches over 2.5 million people 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.
Andrea Massey – News Writer
Californian based aviation expert.
Bryan Shelmon – News Writer
Michigan based aviation expert.
Karol Ciesluk – News Writer
Italy based aviation analyst.
Melanie Kramer – News Writer
A well-traveled writer with an avid interest in technology.
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.
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!