Tristan McAllister - Contributors | Monocle

Contributors / Tristan McAllister

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31. How we roll

This is the time to fix public transport and get people walking and cycling. Let’s go.


B 2019


High flyer

Emirates president Sir Tim Clark has piloted the airline from humble beginnings to become the world’s fourth-largest carrier. While critics claim he’s had unfair subsidies, he insists he’s won by being optimistic – and…

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Blue-sky thinking

From novel hot-dog buns and particularly accomodating pillows to three-dimensional cabin design, Monocle jets off to Hamburg's annual Aircraft Interiors Expo to see the innovations that are flying in the face of convention…

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Wheels in motion

Journeys for our editors and correspondents often start on a train or a plane but we’re also amenable to putting a little rubber to road. In that spirit we have our eyes on a few motors well suited to escaping on our own…

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Air mettle

In the commercial battle for our skies, Airbus has planted its European standard firmly in Boeing's US soil. But with new players entering the passenger-jet game, the old duopoly is facing ever more crowded skies.

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High fliers

With a careful eye for detail, Icelandair has helped tourism overtake fishing as Iceland’s key industry and promote the country as different and dynamic.

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Maine contender

Tristan McAllister reporting from Bangor: Transatlantic flights in need of an emergency stop head for Bangor International Airport. But today it’s not only suspicious passengers finding themselves heading into town: people…

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Awaiting take-off

Speculation about the future of the Boeing 757 fleet and a forthcoming replacement is mounting but vital airframers think they have a strategy to fill the single-aisle jet’s spot in the market. Here’s our take on the 757…

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Aiming high

Following a spell of financial turbulence things are looking up for Finnair, with plans for an airport expansion, a fleet makeover and a focus on promoting the national brand. Monocle heads to the airline’s headquarters to…

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The upper trust

Founded on the ideas of people, planet and profit, Ecotrust has supported civic progress and regeneration in Portland and beyond for more than 20 years. Monocle meets the man behind the mission: Spencer Beebe.

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Expo 68: Life at sea

Alaska’s 50-year-old, state-run ferry system is not a profit-maker. But for the people who use it, it is as important as the police or fire service. Monocle climbs aboard.


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