Commercial Aviation

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STARLUX CEO's plan to stand out amongst strong competition

The Far East is synonymous with airlines that have earned a reputation for impeccable service. That’s why when a new entrant appears on the scene, it’s bound to turn a few heads. Chris Smith sits down with Glenn Chai, the CEO of Taiwanese carrier STARLUX, to find out its strategy for standing out amongst strong competition

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Flight Training Guide: State of the industry

Why, in the middle of a global pandemic which has decimated the airline industry, would anyone think about training to be a commercial pilot? We explain why it might actually be the perfect moment to consider your options

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Flight Training Guide: Bridging the gender gap

Bhanu Choudhrie, founder and executive director of Alpha Aviation Group shares his thoughts on why championing women in the cockpit is critical to mitigate future pilot shortages

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Flight Training Guide: The eyes have it

Captain Matt Gray explains how eye-tracking technology could help enhance the learning and development of commercial pilots

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Flight Training Guide: The pathways to becoming a pilot

Becoming a professional airline pilot is a dream for many aviation enthusiasts – but how do you turn that ambition into reality?

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Flight Training Guide: Flight deck reflections

Gordon Smith chats with a range of globetrotting aviators to ask them what they wish they’d known before starting their pilot journey

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Flight Training Guide: Emirates’ call for new cadets

While the Emirates Flight Training Academy hasn’t been entirely immune to the fallout from the pandemic, the pilot school continues to welcome new recruits, as Richard Schuurman finds out

Quiz: Cargo airline recognition

This week's Commercial Aviation quiz will test your cargo airline recognition skills! Let us know what score you get!

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Flight Training Guide: Flight school focus

Pilot training schools come in all shapes and sizes, but there are common themes. Thomas Haynes visited Skyborne Airline Academy to find out what prospective cadets can expect

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Flight Training Guide: When dreams take flight

Airbus A320 captain Faraz Sheikh shares his remarkable journey to the flight deck

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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