Max Kingsley-Jones, who has spent over three decades in the commercial aviation industry, joined the senior advisory team at aviation consultancy Ascend by Cirium in September 2020. Between 2015 and 2020 Max headed up the editorial operation at aerospace publishers FlightGlobal as executive director of content. He was appointed as editor of Airline Business magazine in December 2010, having spent 14 years with Flight International, where he ultimately became deputy editor. Max enjoyed a decade working at Ascend’s predecessor Airclaims between 1986 and 1996 in consultancy, analysis and editorial functions. He also had a short spell with Aviation Week magazine in 2010 as International Air Transport Editor.