Mark Vanhoenacker, a Senior First Officer for British Airways, flies the Boeing 747 to major cities around the world.
A regular contributor to The New York Times, he has also written for the Financial Times, The Times, Wired, and the Guardian.
His first book, Skyfaring: A Journey with a Pilot, was a BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week. A huge international bestseller, it has been translated into a dozen languages.
His second book, How to Land a Plane, was published in 2017.