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Neo opportunities for Virgin Atlantic

Airliner World’s Craig West joined Virgin Atlantic’s inaugural service to the Floridian city of Tampa to find out first-hand how the carrier’s new Airbus A330neo stacks up against the competition.

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ATR turboprops to Uzbekistan

A new regional airline called Silk Avia is to acquire Franco-Italian-built turboprops. Read more here…

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Why the Boeing 747 was a huge gamble

The 747 was, quite literally, a huge gamble. Standing six storeys high and 225ft-long, the aptly nicknamed Jumbo Jet dwarfed its rivals and stablemates alike in both size and expense. Airliner World’s Craig West chronicles the development of Boeing’s behemoth.

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ONBOARD REPORT: Virgin Atlantic Airbus A330neo flight review

There was plenty of fanfare to accompany Virgin Atlantic’s Airbus A330neo launch to Tampa on November 2. Airliner World editor Craig West sends us this special report from 35,000ft above the Atlantic, enroute to the Sunshine State.

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What’s the future fleet outlook for Air Astana?

Discover what the future fleet outlook is for the Kazakh flag carrier, regarding both narrow- and widebody types, by reading here on Key.Aero…

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Aeroflot poised for major overhaul

The Russian flag carrier is responding to international sanctions with a significant aircraft order and plans to rehash its network.

SunExpress heads for Newcastle

The Turkish leisure carrier has revealed plans for a new seasonal route to the North East.

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American Airlines unveils suite new offering

The US major has shared previews of new-look cabins for its long-haul fleets.

Air Canada and SAS are feeling the love with Heart Aerospace

New Swedish electric-hybrid aircraft programme gathers pace with further airline support. Find out more on Key.Aero.

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Two killed as TAP Airbus A320 collides with motorbike

Aviation authorities in Guinea have launched an investigation into the freak accident at Conakry.