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Ten of the coolest retrojet airline liveries

A blast from the past – historical paint schemes are very popular amongst aviation enthusiasts. Here are ten great examples you might have missed

Quiz: How well do you know your airlines?

Back by popular demand, can you identify these airlines based upon small cropped portions of their liveries? Let us know what score you got and share with your friends to see who's the real #avgeek!

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How many commercial aircraft are in storage?

In part three of our special Global Airline Report, we examine the statistics of storage and break down its various processes to find out which types are the idlest

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How many airlines did we gain and lose in 2019?

In part two of our special Global Airline Report, Key.Aero analyses data to find out how many airlines started up and how many failed in 2019.

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How many commercial aircraft are there in the world?

In part one of our special Global Airline Report, Key.Aero breaks down the global fleet data to find out which types are the most popular – and who’s using them

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There are 28 "Brace for Impact" Positions

The safety cards on board most aircraft only usually depict a couple of brace positions, but did you know there are actually 28 variants?

Quiz: Can you identify these airlines - Part 3

Welcome back to the third instalment of the Key.Aero Saturday Commercial Aviation Quiz! Let us know what you got and share this with your friends to see who's the biggest #avgeek!

Why airline pilots make good drone operators

Recognising the challenges that the COVID-19 pandemic could present to its graduates, a UK airline pilot flight school now offers a path to a career as a drone operator. Key Aero speaks to the academy’s CEO

Quiz: Can you identify these airlines - Part 2

Back by popular demand - can you identify this selection of airlines using small cropped segments? Let us know what score you got and share this with your friends to see who really is the biggest avgeek!

Airlines and Airports Agree on Winter Slots Waiver

Ahead of the winter season, airlines, airports and slot coordinators across Europe have agreed on conditions for waiving the “use-it-or-lose-it” rule and are waiting for the green light from regulators