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Air Canada to fly every 787 variant after fresh order

Montreal-based Air Canada will operate all three members of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner family after placing a fresh order.

The same BA A320 made two emergency landings in three days

A British Airways Airbus A320 made two emergency landings in similar circumstances in just three days.

How Airbus completely transformed the A220: the inside story

The aviation world witnessed a significant shift in 2018 when Airbus acquired a majority stake in the Bombardier C Series programme, subsequently rebranding it as the A220. Thomas Haynes speaks to Rob Dewar, Airbus Canada’s senior vice president of A220 customer satisfaction, services and product policy about the transformation of the aircraft and its prospects

Ultimate Thomas Cook Airlines Quiz!

September 23 marks the fourth anniversary of the collapse of UK charter and scheduled carrier Thomas Cook Airlines. This week, we test your knowledge of the history of the much-loved airline.

“It was a bet the company type decision”: The inside story of Bombardier’s big C Series gamble

The Bombardier C Series, now known as the Airbus A220, reached a significant milestone this month, marking ten years since its inaugural flight. In this exclusive interview, Thomas Haynes delves into the aircraft's history and development with Rob Dewar, a pivotal figure in its creation and Airbus Canada’s senior vice president of A220 customer satisfaction, services and product policy.

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Looking back on CS100 launch customer’s first year of ops

In the June 2017 issue of Airliner World, Peter Koch, C Series Fleet Chief, talked to James Ronayne about Swiss International Airlines’ first year of operations with Bombardier’s innovative short-haul airliner. 

Major development in reopening of Doncaster Sheffield Airport

The plan to reopen Doncaster Sheffield Airport (DSA) has moved one step closer to reality after the City of Doncaster Council gave the green light for the project.

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When the first Bombardier CS300 entered service with airBaltic

In the February 2017 issue of Aviation News, Barry Woods-Turner reported from the handover ceremony of the first CS300 to be delivered to an airline, while John Pagni experienced a flight on the new jetliner.

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Wooden and iron mock-ups: Testing the Airbus A220 revealed

In the September 2012 issue of Airliner World, Craig West visited Montreal to report on the progress of Bombardier’s CSeries. Now called the Airbus A220, this feature explored how the manufacturer developed and tested the jet  

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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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