Commercial Aviation

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SIA 777 suffered EGPWS incident after levelling at 500ft on take-off

A single missing letter in the aircraft’s computer caused it to stop climbing and led to multiple activations of its ground proximity warning system

Airbus announces major European aerostructures shake-up

The company plans to consolidate some of its manufacturing activities in a bid to become “leaner and more agile”

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10 years of the Sukhoi Superjet 100

It has been a decade since the first jet entered service. To mark the occasion, Key.Aero charts the events of its development and sometimes-turbulent career so far

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KLM: The UK’s second flag carrier?

The airline flies to more airports in Britain than any other country in its network. Key.Aero recounts how its long and complex relationship with the country shaped its current large footprint

How an Alitalia A320 tipped up and struck tail during take-off

The narrowbody was accelerating down the runway when it experienced an uncommanded pitch up

Stunning pictures of first 777-300ERSF taking part in flypast

Shortly after reaching the halfway mark with the joint GECAS and IAI conversion project, the Israeli firm flew the jet as part of a commemorative flypast

Quiz: How well do you know your airliners? - Part 2

Back by popular demand, this week's Commercial Aviation quiz focuses on identifying the aircraft instead of the airline. Do you know your A330-200 from A330-300 and Boeing 777-200LR from 777-300ER? Let us know what score you get!

42 out of 46 former Flybe domestic routes have now been restored

As 'Flybe 2.0' gains momentum, it’s been revealed that a significant proportion of its former links have been re-established in its absence

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Which airlines were the original operators of the Boeing 747?

Many carriers have flown the venerable Boeing 747 since its introduction in 1970, but there are only a select few who can make the claim of being the original jumbo customers. Key.Aero examines which firms acquired brand-new examples of the iconic jet

EasyJet expects to ramp up flights from May

The low-cost operator is banking on borders opening up next month in order to increase the number of flights it operates

The Latest Commercial Aviation News All in One Place

Commercial aviation covers a broad range of topics from airlines to airports and manufacturers to operators. This page has everything you need to stay on top of all the latest news from the industry. Whether you’re looking for engineering and manufacturing updates from the likes of Boeing and Airbus or want to see all the latest technological innovations in commercial flight, you’re in the right place. From small private jets from Honda through to 400+ seater commercial long-haul airliners like the Airbus A350-1000 and Boeing 777X, we’ll cover all the latest news and updates for you. We’ve also split this section out into smaller sections to help you find articles relevant to you. Take a look at our categories below to find what you’re looking for,

Commercial Aviation News

Be the first to read about all the latest commercial aviation news including mergers and acquisitions, as well as new international routes and airlines updating their fleets. Looking for the latest stories on industry giants including Boeing, Airbus and Gulfstream? Then you’re in the right place.

Airport News

For all the latest news on how international and domestic airports around the world are dealing with environmental challenges, changes in traveller habits and passenger volume increases, take a look at our Airport News section

Airport Technology

Take a closer look at how technology is driving change and innovation at airports from the logistics of passenger flow through terminal buildings to safety checks. As an industry spanning the globe, aviation technology moves quickly, with airports often testing and adopting new systems regularly to meet local and international legislations surrounding environmental and security challenges. We have everything you need all in one place.

Aviation Engineering

Read all of our articles on aviation engineering, from the latest Rolls Royce commercial jet engines to new models of aircraft and engineering projects at international airports around the world. From civil and commercial airliners through to military fighter jets, the aviation industry covers a range of technological challenges being overcome with impressive engineering feats.

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