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How a 737 MAX landed on Antarctic ice

Just weeks after an Airbus A340 reached the frozen continent, European operator Smartwings has touched down with a Boeing 737 MAX - we find out how

QUIZ: Boeing customers and operators

While Airbus may have overtaken the US Airframer as the world's biggest airliner manufacturer, Boeing is still the first and last name in commercial aircraft production for many. But how well do you know the Chicago-based company's biggest spenders?

BREAKING: Qatar Airways agrees blockbuster deal for 777-8 Freighter

It's been a day of high drama in Washington with a blockbuster deal from Qatar Airways helping launch the 777-8F programme. Key Aero runs through everything we know so far

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Icelandair unveils new livery

Icelandair has unveiled a new corporate livery, with different accents highlighting elements of the Icelandic landscape

Boom picks location of Overture production line

The Boom XB-1 has yet to fly, but the Colorado-based company already has its sights set on mass producing its Overture supersonic airliner

China Airlines adds Boeing 777Fs

China Airlines' cargo division has signed for more of the twin-engined widebody freighters

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Airliner World March 2022

The full issue in page-turning PDF format

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What’s happening with Aer Lingus Regional and when is it returning?

The brand disappeared following the collapse of Stobart Air, with British Airways and Aer Lingus mainline stepping in on a caretaker basis - so when will it return and how?

London's Gatwick Airport set for Vueling expansion

Vueling is due to increase its presence at London/Gatwick, basing two aircraft at, and boosting its route network from, the West Sussex hub as part of a summer 2022 programme.

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Exotic escapades

Yangon International Airport serves as the main gateway to its namesake city and the country of Myanmar (formerly Burma). Jim Parsons ventured to the busy Southeast Asia airport in December 2019 to snap some exotic airlines

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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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