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UK government to consult on cutting domestic air passenger duty

While the aviation industry welcomed the news, Wizz Air UK’s managing director exclusively told Key.Aero that aviation tax reforms could create some “proper competition for the railways”

Quiz: How well do you know your defunct airlines: UK edition

The list of defunct airlines is very long, but how well do you know extinct United Kingdom-based examples? This is a quiz dedicated to carriers that failed to stand the test of time

The complete guide to aircraft values in 2021: widebodies

Without a doubt, widebody aircraft have been worst affected by the current conditions. Key.Aero speaks to Mike Yeomans from aviation consultancy IBA about the state of this end of the market

The complete guide to aircraft values in 2021: narrowbodies

The slump in air travel over the last year has understandably caused the values of commercial aircraft to take a hit. Key.Aero speaks with Mike Yeomans from aviation consultancy IBA about the state of the narrowbody market

Interest in flights soars after Boris Johnson reveals roadmap

Following the prime minister’s announcement yesterday, Key.Aero charts the UK airline industry’s story over the last year using internet search data

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From Jodel to Jumbo A Life of Flying

As a boy, he was told he was “stupid” to think he could ever become a pilot, but Scott Birrell FRAeS enjoyed a distinguished career in aviation as an airline captain, head of pilot training and a senior examiner

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Ten more of the coolest retro airline liveries

Continuing the blast from the past - here are ten of the great examples of historical paint schemes which have found their way onto modern-day airliners

Quiz: How well do you know your airlines - winglet edition

This week's Commercial Aviation quiz focuses on just the winglets of airliners. Can you identify the airline based purely on this very focused angle? Let us know what score you get!

Big airline industry trends for 2021 – Part 2

Exclusive: In the second part of a special series, Kevin O’Toole, chief strategy officer at Cirium, tells Key.Aero about the major shifts and developments you should be watching for this year

Big airline industry trends for 2021 – Part 1

Exclusive: In the first part of a special series, Kevin O’Toole, chief strategy officer at Cirium, tells Key.Aero about the major shifts and developments you should be watching for this year