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Why now could be the perfect time to train to be a pilot

The suggestion that now is a good time to train to be a pilot may seem to be a little counter-intuitive. But even though the airline industry is going through its biggest ever crisis, it actually makes more sense than you might think

Quiz: How well do you know your airlines?

This week's Commercial Aviation quiz is all about airlines! Let us know what score you got and share this with your friends to see who really knows the most!

How to Start an Airline

For those passionate about aviation, running an airline could be the perfect career choice. The only problem is that few businesses have as many variables and challenges as airlines, so starting one is incredibly difficult and making it profitable in the long run, is much harder.

Coronavirus: Airline Brand Values Tumble

The ongoing crisis surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic could result in the top 50 most valuable airline brands losing up to 20% of their brand value. According to a report by Brand Finance, the world’s leading independent brand valuation consultancy, the total drop in value could equate to more than $20bn.

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Coronavirus: Bailout or Bust?

Airlines are desperately seeking subsidies to ensure or prolong their survival. Selwyn Parker considers the industry’s COVID-19 cash crisis and outlines what governments worldwide are doing to ease the pain.

Coronavirus: Eight Unusual Flights You Might Have Missed

Thomas Haynes explores some of the more unique flights that have occurred during the pandemic.

No Blanket Bailout for British Airlines

The UK chancellor has told airlines and airports not to expect an industry-wide bailout but instead that rescue deals would be formed on an individual basis. Rishi Sunak wrote to airlines yesterday (March 24) detailing that extra measures for the industry would only be used “as a last resort”.

Coronavirus: Airlines Scramble for Survival

The Key Publishing commercial aviation team has put together a list of what some of the biggest names have done so far to deal with this rapidly evolving situation. *all information correct of March 16

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2020 UK & Ireland Airlines Guide

Charting the highs and lows of a dramatic year for aviation....

Flybe Collapse: Fleet Fallout

Martin Needham provides an overview of the Flybe fleet before crunching the big data to establish where the company’s grounded aircraft are currently located.