The Ultimate Commercial Aviation Quiz of 2022 (Part Three)

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It’s been a remarkable year for the aviation industry, with highs, lows and no shortage of drama. To reflect on an incredible 12 months, Key Aero presents the third of a special four-part quiz designed to test your knowledge of the big stories that have shaped the sector. From maiden missions to final flights, do you have what it takes to get full marks on the Ultimate Commercial Aviation Quiz of 2022?


Missed the earlier editions? Click here for part one and click here for part two

Question 1 of 10

1. In February, which carrier raised eyebrows by launching a new business class seat that didn’t recline?

Air India

Question 2 of 10

2. During the first week of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the Antonov An-225 was destroyed. When did the iconic aircraft make its first flight?


Question 3 of 10

3. In March, British Airways’ new Gatwick-based subsidiary started flying. What is it called?

BA Euroserve
BA Gatwick
BA EU-flyer
BA Euroflyer

Question 4 of 10

4. In May, which carrier started a 3,000-mile non-stop service to Manchester using A320neos?

Kuwait Airways
Jazeera Airways
Gulf Air

Question 5 of 10

5. In June, Qantas made its return to continental Europe when it relaunched flights to which city?


Question 6 of 10

6. In July, Virgin Atlantic announced its new A330neo would be rostered on which route?

Heathrow - Tampa
Heathrow - Miami
Heathrow - Atlanta
Manchester - Orlando

Question 7 of 10

7. In August, which airline became the first in Australia to take delivery of the 737 MAX?

Virgin Australia

Question 8 of 10

8. Also in August, Malaysia Airlines announced it would be buying 20 examples of which widebody?

Airbus A330-800
Airbus A330-900
Airbus A350-900
Airbus A350-1000

Question 9 of 10

9. In December, Etihad revealed it would be bringing how many A380s out of retirement?


Question 10 of 10

10. Also in December, the Airbus A321XLR made its longest test flight yet. How long did it fly for?

13 hours 15 minutes
13 hours 45 minutes
14 hours 15 minutes
14 hours 45 minutes

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