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Analysis: Impact of Russian sanctions on commercial aviation

Crippling sanctions, the collapse of vital bilateral agreements and airspace bans. Aviation News investigates the impact on the commercial aviation industry of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

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Aussie-based Bonza unveils HUGE launch plans

The Australian low-cost sector looks set for a major shake-up after independent, low-cost entrant, Bonza, recently revealed the blueprints for its initial route map, consisting of an impressive 16 destinations across 25 routes – all domestic – as part of what it claims to be “the largest launch announcement in Australian aviation history”.

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A look at Africa's aviation industry

Tom Batchelor examines the challenges and opportunities posed as the continent seeks to strengthen its routes

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Retro planespotting at Nairobi in the 1970s

Bob O'Brien gives us a treat as he delves into his extensive collection to share some of the best snaps of Nairobi’s Embakasi Airport – better known today as Jomo Kenyatta International – the main gateway to Kenya’s capital and surrounding country, taken during the 1970s.

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Why airline liveries are found on non-airliners

Martin Needham compiles a fascinating snapshot of some well-known airline liveries found on smaller and often unexpected aircraft types

How airlines’ Covid struggles are helping private jet operators

While the airline industry continues to be heavily impacted by Covid-19, private aviation appears to have been largely immune to the pandemic by comparison. Thomas Haynes spoke with Ian Moore, VistaJet’s chief commercial officer, to find out more

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Airlines hail ‘landmark day’ as UK moves to scrap Covid travel testing

The decision to remove Covid testing for fully vaccinated passengers arriving in England has been welcomed by UK airlines.

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The ten airlines to watch in 2022

Welcome to the very first Airliner World Powerlist. As the world’s largest-selling commercial aviation magazine, we thought it was high time to recognise the operators we think will be high-flyers in the year ahead.

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The rise of Ethiopian Airlines

The rise of Ethiopian Airlines has been a remarkable achievement. In this exclusive extract from a new book, ‘Ethiopian Airlines The African Aviation Powerhouse’ by Jozef Mols, we examine two chapters in the flag carrier’s fascinating history

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Eastern promise: Asia-Pacific aviation

The Asia-Pacific region has been badly impacted by the pandemic. Tom Batchelor looks at measures being taken by aviation stakeholders to ensure its recovery