“Richard is a hard-working and conscientious guy who seems to know more about the latest happenings in the aviation industry, than anyone else I know. He is constantly plugged into the latest news and events which makes him a good person to know. Richard is also good at finding the right story at the right time.”

Bernard Lavelle, former Sales Director, London City Airport

“Richard is a terrific aviation journalist who puts much research into the stories he writes. He is someone who knows the airline business inside out, he respects off the record and is great for bouncing story ideas. No wonder why airline professionals like to seek his advice. It is pleasure to work with Richard.”

Alison Chambers, Director, Emerald Media

“Richard is a fantastic person to work with. Highly motivated, hard-working and with a great passion for success. He has excellent industry knowledge and proved key in communication between airports and airlines, where he produced some excellent networking contacts for us. His communication channels, both online and print, are a great asset for us in the industry.”

Bert van der Stege, VP & CCO, Halifax International Airport

“I’ve worked with Richard for a number of years on various projects and I know first-hand that he is extremely passionate about the industry. His dedication to work is incredible and he has a deep knowledge of the aviation industry. A keen eye and a very dependable guy.”

Mark Clarkson, EVP Product Management, OAG

“As I have been following my own dream to launch an airline, Richard has been there at my side keeping me grounded and delivering sound advice and support on both aviation and media matters. It is a pleasure to work with him and Maslen Aviation Consultancy.”

Kazi Shafiqur Rahman, Founder and CEO, Firnas Airways

“Richard has an excellent understanding of the aviation industry and I had no hesitation in organising interviews for him with board level executives. He appreciates requirements and always exceeded my expectations.”

Ian Bradley, Director PR & Communications, Dubai Tourism

“If you want quality, professionalism and depth of knowledge, go with Maslen Aviation Consultancy. Richard has a keen understanding of all aspects of the aviation market and is a joy to work with.”

Michael Miller, VP Communications & Marketing, Global Eagle

“Richard is a real pro and one of the best aviation journos I had the pleasure in dealing with – anywhere in the world. His reports are top quality and he engages well with his contacts.”

David Nye, Country Manager Australia & NZ, VisitBritain

“Richard is an extremely hard-working and dedicated journalist with a truly international standing and track record. His understanding of the aviation industry is quite unique, benefiting from excellent contacts with senior executives.”

Oliver Aust, Managing Director, Eo Ipso Communications

“Richard is a leader in his field of expertise with his in-depth knowledge of the airline industry meaning he is at the forefront of emerging developments.”

Trevor Buckley, Digital Marketing Manager, Acumen Aviation

“Richard has worked tirelessly to understand our aims and objectives in order to support the positioning and brand awareness of the airport. He comes up with great ideas and creative ways to publish stories and news articles. On a personal level he is fun to work with and totally reliable; always on hand when you need him! Totally recommended!”

Jo Lloyd, Commercial Director, Birmingham Airport