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An update from airBaltic's CEO, Martin Gauss

Gordon Smith caught up with Martin Gauss, chief executive of airBaltic, to discuss the Airbus A220, sustainability and the forecasts for the year ahead

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Aviation News March 2022

The full issue in page-turning PDF format

Could there be an A380 hotel?

Plans are underway for a super jumbo-sized hotel in the A380's home town

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Memphis Airport prepares for opening night

The launch date for the the new-look B Concourse at Memphis International Airport has been confirmed. Key Aero has all the important information including which aircraft is due to be the first arrival...

BREAKING: Frontier and Spirit Airlines to merge

​​​​​​​In one of the biggest shake-ups of the US aviation industry in more than a decade, Spirit Airlines and Frontier Group Holdings have announced a “definitive merger agreement”. If completed as planned, it will create America’s largest ultra-low fare airline

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How Newquay benefits from Eastern's London link

Aviation’s value to remote communities is being demonstrated once again, with a welcome return of year-round scheduled services between Cornwall and London, as Bernie Baldwin reports

CONFIRMED: Boeing reveals Singapore Airshow 2022 plans

With just a week to go, Boeing has confirmed which aircraft it will be bringing to the Singapore Airshow. Key Aero has all the details ahead of the biennial event

QUIZ: Boeing customer codes

From the 707 onwards, Boeing began issuing its customers with two digit codes which identify an aircraft ordered by a specific operator or lessor. Over the years, '36' has become synonymous with BOAC and British Airways, but how many others do you know?

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Can the Tata Group save Air India?

What we know today as Air India, had a rather humble start thanks to JRD Tata, a 25-year-old aviation enthusiast who belonged to the now-famous Tata dynasty. Siddharth Ganesh offers his informed take on the state of affairs as history begins to repeat itself...

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The nail-biting tale of Flying Tiger Flight 923

With the world distracted by a looming Cuban Missile Crisis, the incredible story of Flying Tiger Flight 923 was largely overlooked at the time. Following extensive new research, Eric Lindner shines a light on the drama faced by a Super Constellation over the Atlantic

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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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