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Air Belgium to halt all passenger services: what next?

Air Belgium has announced that it is to close its passenger business and concentrate on cargo services and leasing aircraft to other carriers for cargo and passenger flights on an aircraft, crew, maintenance and insurance (ACMI) basis.

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KLM's "game-changing" 777 transformation: behind the scenes

Gordon Smith joins a special flight to Cape Town to meet some of the key players behind the project to overhaul the Dutch flag carrier’s widebody workhorse

Edelweiss reveals Airbus A340 replacement plans

Swiss airline Edelweiss is modernising its long-haul fleet with the acquisition of six Airbus A350-900s.

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Inside the handover of the first Bombardier CS100

In the September 2016 issue of Airliner World, Craig West flew to Zurich to witness the handover of the first Bombardier CS100 to launch customer Swiss International Air Lines

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How the Airbus A220 ripped up the regional jet rule book

In the decade since its first flight, almost everything about the Bombardier C Series has changed. That is, apart from its impressive range and spacious cabin. Mark Broadbent reports on what is now the Airbus A220

Delta Air Lines/United Airlines Douglas DC-8 Quiz

On September 18, 1959 the Douglas DC-8 entered service with both Delta Air Lines and United Airlines. To mark the 64th anniversary of this historic event on Monday, this week's quiz tests your knowledge of the Californian quadjet.

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Behind the scenes with Airbus’ A321XLR ten-day route proving test

The Airbus A321XLR is currently being put through its paces over ten days on functionality and reliability testing (FnR), more commonly known as route proving.

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Drone video shows Ural A320 in FIELD after emergency landing

More images and videos have emerged showing the Ural Airlines Airbus A320 which made a successful off-airport emergency landing earlier this week.

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Are pilot shortage claims being overstated?

Claims of a worldwide pilot shortage are unfounded and not backed up by independent analysis nor evidence, according to a pilot union.

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Could India’s aviation sector be on course for global domination?

With a booming population and economy, plus heavy investment, could India’s aviation sector be on course for global domination? The experts at Cirium take a closer look

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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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