Key Aero

Your aviation destination

Brought to you by the team at Key Publishing, Key.Aero is a must for aviation enthusiasts.

Latest from Key.Aero

Explore the latest news and features by our world-class aviation journalists.

ZIPAIR Tokyo to Launch Cargo-Only Flights

The low-cost start-up airline ZIPAIR Tokyo, has revealed plans to launch cargo-only flights between Tokyo/Narita and Bangkok/Suvarnabhumi from June 3. The Japan Airlines subsidiary – which was unveiled last year – originally planned to begin passenger services from the Japanese capital to Bangkok and Seoul this summer.

French, Finnish and Swedish fighters conduct combat training

Armeé de l’Air (French Air Force) Dassault Mirage 2000-5Fs – current deployed to Estonia – have conducted combat training with Finnish and Swedish multi-role fighter aircraft.

TrueEarth US Washington Released

Orbx has announced TrueEarth US Washington for Prepar3D v4+ is out now.

PIA A320 Crashes in Karachi

A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) Airbus A320 has reportedly crashed into a residential area near Karachi.

New Croatian Destination for Prepar3D Incoming

Orbx has announced Rijeka International Airport in Croatia is in development.

Air France Axes A380s

Air France has revealed plans to accelerate the retirement of its Airbus A380s announcing the “definitive end” to the type’s operation with the flag carrier.

Nairobi for FSX and Prepar3D Released

Flight Sim Development Group as released the ‘LITE’ version of Nairobi for Prepar3D and FSX.

RAF Typhoons train with USAF B-1B over North Sea

Royal Air Force (RAF) Eurofighter Typhoon FGR4s have conducted a training exercise with a USAF-operated Rockwell B-1B Lancer supersonic-capable strategic bomber over the North Sea.

Heathrow Trials Temperature Screening Tech

The UK’s busiest airport has begun trialling thermal imaging technology in a bid to develop a common international standard for health screening, which it says is needed to unlock global trade and travel.

Which Berlin Airport is Due to Close on June 15?

In a bid to conserve cash, the operators of Berlin Tegel have decided to temporarily close the facility and move traffic to Schönefeld from June 15. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, both airports have each recently been handling just 2,000 passengers a day.

Upcoming Events

Mid-Atlantic World War II Weekend 2020

to

Reading, United States

An event which sees the gathering of historic aircraft, mainly warbirds, at Reading Regional Airport, Pennsylvania, returns on this years airshow calendar.

Scott AFB Airshow 2020

to

Scott Air Force Base, United States

The Scott AFB Airshow is returning this year, giving visitors an insight into the work done by the US Air Force.

English Riveria (Torbay) Airshow 2020

to

Paignton, United Kingdom

The Torbay (English Riveria) Airshow is returning for its fourth year, with organisers promising the show will be "bigger and better".

Selfridge ANGB Open House & Airshow 2020

to

Harrison charter Township, United States

As a "thank you" to the local community of Detroit, Michigan, Selfridge ANGB will host an Open House & Airshow in 2020.