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Maiden African destination for airBaltic unveiled

Latvian-based firm, airBaltic, has made an eye-catching announcement after it revealed today (June 14) plans for its first-ever scheduled connection to Africa.

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The complex process of converting passenger airliners to freighters

More airliners are starting second lives as freighters in response to increased demand for cargo aircraft. What aircraft are being repurposed and who is converting them? Mark Broadbent reports

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What happened to Sheffield City Airport?

Sheffield City Airport's short life lasted just 11 years beginning in 1997 and ending in 2008. What went wrong and could it reopen? Ben Lovegrove answers these questions and more

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CROYDON: London’s ‘first’ hub airport moves to a war footing

While Croydon Airport’s expansion continued apace during an era many dubbed “The Golden Age of Aviation,” the seeds of World War 2 began to take root in Europe. In the  penultimate episode  in our six part special - featuring rare archived images – the gateway is dramatically set on a very different trajectory

QUIZ: BA's weird and wonderful world tails

It's a quarter of a century since British Airways unleashed its World Images on unsuspecting airports across the globe, but how well can you remember what BA would prefer you forgot?

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Is Aeroflot poised to order 300 Russian-built aircraft?

Aeroflot could be about to place an order for several hundred domestic-built aircraft.

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Your guide to the tails of British Airways' 'World Images' rebranding

With it being a quarter of a century since British Airways unveiled the first of a planned 50 ‘World Images’ across the tailfins of its fleet, Martin Needham compiles a snapshot of 34 different designs to grace an aircraft.

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AIR International June-July 2022

The full issue in page-turning PDF format

BREAKING: British Airways’ South African partner Comair collapses

One of the best-known names in African aviation looks destined for the history books.

Berlin trumps Paris for new Norse flights

In a surprise move, Norse Atlantic Airways has confirmed it will make Berlin its third European destination.

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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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