John Walton is an international aviation and transportation journalist based in central France. Walton brings an in-depth understanding of the commercial industry to his writing, specialising in airframers, airlines and the passenger experience. Formerly resident in New York, London, Beijing, Bristol and Wellington, he writes for a variety of international aviation, transportation and travel publications. Walton was previously Director of Data at Routehappy, and deputy editor at Runway Girl Network and Australian Business Traveller. He holds an MA (Honours first class) in International Relations from the University of St Andrews.