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 May 2020

Welcome to Airliner World May 2020

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Airliner World April 2020

Welcome to Airliner World April 2020

Latest Articles

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A Female First: Saudi Arabia’s Pioneering Pilot

Overcoming substantial cultural and financial barriers...

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Spain’s COVID-19 boneyard

Aircraft graveyards play a key role at the end of an aircraft’s lifecycle...

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Planespotting in the DPRK

Just a decade ago, a trip to North Korea to photograph aircraft...

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Flybe: Aviation’s comeback kid?

The industry’s landscape has experienced seismic changes...

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Indian upstarts in Heathrow debut

Gone are the days when slots at London’s premier gateway were the reserve of flag carriers...

WIN 1 of 3 Copies of Tickets Please!

Our friends at Astral Horizon Publishing are offering Airliner World readers the chance to win 1 of 3 copies of ‘Tickets Please!’, the fascinating hardback collection of airline tickets from the golden age of aviation.

Close date: 19th February 2021

Airliner World: MRO Transatlantic 2020 – Special Supplement

This year has proved to be a turbulent one for many in the aviation sector. Amid the uncertainty, we are delighted to be able to present to you a special supplement for a very special event.

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Manning the tours

With decades of globetrotting under his belt, including 16 years...

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Qantas: Boeing… Boeing… Gone

Former Qantas 747 pilot Owen Zupp takes Airliner World on board...

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A quiet supersonic quest

NASA and Lockheed Martin Skunk Works have teamed up to develop the X-59 QueSST...

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Key.Aero is the new online alternative to your favourite aviation print magazines including Airliner World, Aviation News, Airports of the World and much more. Subscribe to Airliner World magazine online at Key.Aero and enjoy a range of benefits including:

  • Early access to Airliner World magazine online; no more waiting for the post.
  • A wide range of high-quality aviation content available online all in one place.
  • Enjoy features by your favourite writers and contributors from the print magazine.
  • Comprehensive articles and up-to-the-minute aviation news.
  • Access to our exclusive magazine members forum.

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Magazine Contacts 

Group Editor

Gordon Smith

gordon.smith@keypublishing.com

Assistant Editor

Martin Needham

martin.needham@keypublishing.com

Designer

Andy O'Neil 

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Andrew Mason

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Advertising production

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