Airliner World

Airliner World is the UK’s biggest selling monthly civil aviation magazine. It has a worldwide following comprising both industry readers and civil aviation enthusiasts. Comprehensive news and reporting cover all aspects of airlines, their aircraft and airports around the globe. Illustrated throughout with superb colour photography, Airliner World also provides the latest on aircraft deliveries, colour schemes and preservation news as well as reviews of books, prints, models and DVDs.

The Global Airline Scene

Whilst other publications may be switching their attentions to the historic side of aviation, Airliner World is dedicated to bringing its readers the latest developments from across the global airline scene. For up-to-the-minute news and features on new leases, deliveries, technology, key industry personnel and airport developments from the airline scene make Airliner World your magazine of choice!

Launched in 1999, Airliner World is the largest selling civil aviation magazine in the world and is a must read for anyone interested in or associated with the commercial aviation scene.

Airliner World is packed with:

  • Comprehensive, up to the minute news coverage - by continent
  • Detailed artwork
  • Details of new leases, colour schemes and deliveries
  • Features on airport developments worldwide - often exclusively!
  • Features on bygone classics
  • From the flightdeck - experience different aircraft types from the flight deck
  • Interviews with key industry players
  • Preservation news
  • Reviews of airlines, airports and aircraft from around the world
  • Superb colour photography
  • Technology updates
  • The latest books, prints, models, DVDs and flight sims

Buying Airliner World

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Back Issues

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Airliner World February 2021

Welcome to Airliner World February 2021

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Airliner World January 2021

Welcome to Airliner World January 2021

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Airliner World December 2020

Welcome to Airliner World December 2020

Latest Articles

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A view to thrill: glaciers galore!

A scenic flight amid spectacular scenery is an adventure in itself – add a landing on an active glacier into the mix and you've the ultimate aviation adrenaline rush. Andreas Rohde travels to Alaska to join Talkeetna Air Taxi in the Arctic wonderland of Denali National Park

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Hawker Siddeley Trident - set up to fail?

British European Airways had a manufacturer on hand to develop its bespoke trijet however it saw fit, but that didn’t quell the carrier’s desire to buy Boeing. Stephen Skinner concludes his two-part overview of the Hawker Siddeley Trident

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Return of the MAX - onboard a special 737 MAX flight

It has taken 20 challenging months for the 737 MAX to be recertificated, but it will take Boeing far longer to repair its broken trust. Chris Sloan steps on board a special 737 MAX flight – the first in the US since March 2019 – to examine whether the manufacturer has turned a corner

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Vaccines: A shot in the arm for airlines?

Vaccines are like buses; you wait twelve months then three come along all at once. However, with a potential 7.6bn people queuing up for a jab, commercial aviation is facing the single biggest logistical undertaking in its history as Tom Batchelor discovers in the first of a special two-part insight

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Airliner World February 2021

Welcome to Airliner World February 2021

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Quashing the myths of air travel in the COVID-19 era

With coronavirus still prevalent around the world, many former fliers are anxious about returning to airline travel, fearful they could catch the killer bug. Tom Batchelor quashes the myths and explores what innovations are out there to help restore confidence to passengers

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No call leads to close call for departing 737

A Royal Air Maroc Boeing 737-800 rotated 400ft from the end of Gatwick’s runway after the automatic call for V1 did not occur, the UK’s Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) has learned.

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How commercial aviation is battling birdstrikes

The challenge of birdstrikes is almost as old as powered flight itself, but while technology and management measures intended to reduce these incidents have taken great leaps, there are still thousands of occurrences reported each year, as Tom Batchelor investigates

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How Emirates is bouncing back from a tricky 2020

Airliner World editor, Gordon Smith catches up with Richard Jewsbury, divisional vice president UK at Emirates, to ask how the Dubai-based carrier is bouncing back from a tricky 2020

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Beating the Buses: Volaris Interview

Like most countries, Mexico’s aviation industry has been heavily impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. Chris Sloan spoke with Holger Blankenstein, executive vice-president of airline commercial and operations at Volaris, to find out how the low-cost carrier has navigated this unprecedented crisis

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Magazine Contacts 

Group Editor

Gordon Smith

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Assistant Editor

Martin Needham

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Designer

Andy O'Neil 

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