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Known most in recent years for operating Aer Lingus Regional flights, Stobart Air collapsed over the weekend leaving passengers stranded and almost 500 jobs at risk. Key.Aero details the story of the little known 50-year-old carrier and examines how it got to this position
The USAF formally retired the second and final Boeing OC-135B photo observation aircraft on June 4, following a ceremony at Lincoln Airport in Nebraska, which is serving as the temporary home of the 55th Wing’s 45th RS
As rivals to Rafale mull fast jet secondhand offerings and the US hits an unmanned aviation first, Air Warrior Podcast host Richard Thomas chats with freelance defence journalist Alexander Mladenov on the venerable Mi-24 attack helicopter as the type nears 50 years in military service
Jeff Milsom from the Tiger Nine Display Team chats to Key.Aero about the pilot’s ‘audition’ process, and the similarities between the Tiger Moth and a crisp packet…
Sierra Nevada Corporation has been selected by NAVAIR to support the installation of the Harvest Hercules Airborne Weapons Kit (HAWK) onto two USMC-operated Lockheed Martin KC-130J tactical tanker-transports
The German Air Force’s Tactical Air Force Wing 51 ‘Immelmann’ has marked the end of an era, following the cessation of the unit’s 14-year-long reconnaissance mission in Afghanistan
For most guests, a hotel is a place for rest and relaxation. But for many aviation enthusiasts, it’s the promise of a glimpse of airline traffic at some of the world’s busiest airports that leaves them eager to book a room. Tom Batchelor finds out more
During March and April of this year, a £5 charge for vehicles dropping off passengers at both of Gatwick’s North and South Terminals was introduced. Are operators really this strapped for cash? Tara Craig examines how some gateways are recouping the dramatic losses of 2020
The former Eurohub at Birmingham Airport would have been 30 this year. To mark the occasion, Lee Cross examines the history behind the revolutionary passenger terminal
While no UK facility has been immune to the turbulence of the...
Airports across the UK and Europe are poised for a looming capacity crunch as both COVID-19 and ongoing environmental concerns have halted most expansion plans. Callum Tennant investigates what this could mean and looks at how sustainable technologies could overcome such challenges
Brazil’s Costa Verde is a popular holiday hotspot, thanks to its beautiful beaches and landscape. However, two of its aerial gateways, Angra dos Reis and Paraty, have often lacked scheduled air links. This all changed in December 2020, as Daniel R Carneiro finds out
Held 70 years ago this summer, the huge Hendon Airfield event was fascinating – as Aeroplane Editor Ben Dunnell explains in this video
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