Unfrozen interviews Mark Vanhoenacker, a commercial airline pilot and author of Imagine a City and Skyfaring. A regular contributor to the New York Times and the Financial Times, he was trained as a historian and started in business before beginning flight training in 2001. He now flies the Boeing 787 Dreamliner from London to cities around the world.

Intro/Outro: “Flying,” by The Beatles


Calvino’s Invisible Cities

Holiday Inn and Suites, Pittsfield, Mass.

Empire State Plaza, Albany

John Hancock Tower, 200 Clarendon, Boston

James C Scott – Seeing Like a State

Aerotropolises, and/or airport terminals and fringes we like:

- The Circle, Zurich

- The Squaire, Frankfurt

- The Jewel, Changi, Singapore

- Harmondsworth Moor, Hillingdon, London – home of a barn built in 1426, which has a view of the Heathrow control tower

- AeroCity, Delhi

- Virgin Clubhouse, Heathrow

- Schiphol, Amsterdam

- Kastrup, Copenhagen

- Arlanda, Stockholm

- Vancouver

Ways to make aviation fuel green, The Economist, 17 August 2022