Noel Philips is a UK based aviation and travel reporter and content creator.  He has been documenting his flight and rail adventures since 2001. 

Noel brings the experience of travel and flight to the world.  Whilst enjoying the luxury side of travel from time to time, Noel is equally at home exploring little known airlines in remote parts of the world, seeing how aviation is connecting communities across the globe.

Whether trekking across Africa on regional airliners, or flying through remote communities in Russia, through his YouTube channel and social media outlets (Facebook, Instagram) Noel brings the world of aviation to thousands of people every week.

With his distinctly British sense of humour, Noel brings his unique style to the world of aviation and travel, winning fans the world over.

Noel has been featured in news articles and TV around the world, with his videos shown on TV networks in 5 continents. Since 2013, he has flown over a million miles, visiting every continent except Antarctica (it’s on the wish list).

Noel Philips

Noel Philips on a Plane

Personal Life

Noel Philips was born in 1980 and grew up in the East Midlands of the UK. He currently lives in Derbyshire with his wife Rachel, two children and Suzi the dog. Noel worked in IT Security for many years before being lucky enough to be able to take his passion for aviation full time.

In his spare time, Noel is a private pilot and can be found flying around the UK in a Piper PA28. He holds a Private Pilots Licence (PPL) with an Instrument Rating (Restricted), with which he explores the UK and makes videos of his flying adventures for his second YouTube channel.

He’s never lost his passion for IT, and enjoys coding and building web applications in his spare time.