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Lufthansa Cargo outlines A321P2F launch date

In response to the “continuing growth” of eCommerce demand, Lufthansa Cargo plans to kick-off operations with the Airbus A321P2F (passenger-to-freighter) from March 15 in a bid to offer its customers “even more capacity” and “additional fast connections”.

Thought BA’s Alex Cruz had disappeared? Think again…

Since Alex Cruz stepped down as chief executive of British Airways, the Spaniard has been linked with various high-profile management positions across the global aviation sector. Now, after months of the industry rumour mill running red-hot, it appears he has finally agreed terms on at least one new aviation role. 

QUIZ: Think you know your ICAO codes?

You've proven your planespotting prowess with IATA codes, now it's time to turn things up a gear. Do you have what it takes to take on our ICAO code

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Airliner World April 2022

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Finnair reveals A321 retirement plans

This spring, Finnair is retiring four of its oldest jets. All of those leaving the fleet will be Airbus A321 examples, three of which are officially the oldest aircraft in the Finnish flag carrier’s current roster. Key Aero reveals where they're heading next

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BREAKING: Headaches for British Airways as Russia bans UK aircraft from its airspace

There are new headaches for British Airways this morning as Moscow has banned UK aircraft from its airspace. Key Aero examines the importance of Russian skies to UK operators and investigates the alternatives

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Ukraine crisis: airliner storage

With the threat of invasion looming, Ukraine's airlines began flying their aircraft into storage and out of harm's way... but where are they?

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Ukraine Crisis: Antonov An-225 reported safe

Antonov Design Bureau's chief pilot has confirmed via Facebook that the world's largest cargo aircraft has not been destroyed

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Ukraine Crisis: Airports Overview

With the ongoing events, Key.Aero provides an overview of some of the most important commercial airports – along with any joint military assets stationed there – from across the country, which has a population of roughly 44 million residents.

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Ukraine Crisis: Airlines respond to flight ban

Uncertainty surrounds hundreds of passenger flights after Ukraine and Moldova closed their airspace to civilian aircraft following the Russian military invasion in the early hours of today (February 24).

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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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