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Lufthansa to add MORE UK airports to its route map

The German flag carrier plans to link additional UK gateways with Frankfurt from next year. Find out where now…

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NEW: United places largest widebody order in US history

United Airlines has broken aviation records by inking a blockbuster deal for at least 100 new Boeing twin-aisle jets. The US carrier has placed a firm order for 100 new 787 Dreamliners, along with options for a further 100 examples.

Condor’s debut Airbus A330neo damaged ahead of delivery

Condor’s first Airbus A330neo was damaged during an incident at Toulouse yesterday (December 12).

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How realistic is Boom’s supersonic ambition?

There has been plenty of news from Boom Supersonic in recent months, but one key announcement is still missing: who will supply the engines? Richard Schuurman reports

QUIZ: The ultimate Etihad A380 quiz!

It's a incredible early Christmas present for fans of the A380 – Etihad has just confirmed it will be bringing back the super jumbo next year! To celebrate the news, here's a special edition of our commercial aviation quiz. Good luck!

Etihad’s A380 is back: here’s everything you need to know

After months of speculation, Etihad Airways has today (December 9) officially confirmed that it will be flying the Airbus A380 once again. While some details are still to be finalised, Key Aero has gathered everything you need to know about the return of the iconic super jumbo.

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AIR International January 2023

The full issue in page-turning PDF format

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Aviation sustainability: Why United Airlines is very optimistic

From eVTOLs to the supersonic Boom aircraft: United Airlines has no shortage of pioneering projects in the pipeline. Richard Schuurman catches up with Lauren Riley, its chief sustainability officer, to learn more.

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Top American airline executives on 2023 outlook

It’s no secret that it’s been a bumpy few years for aviation, but what might 2023 have in store? Tom Batchelor travels to Las Vegas to gauge the views of top executives from some of the biggest carriers in North America.

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How these stunning air-to-air photos of Lufthansa's first 787 were taken

The arrival of Lufthansa’s first Dreamliner in Bremen presented a unique opportunity for pilot, air traffic controller and aviation photographer Sebastian Thoma. Here, in his own words, he shares some of the logistical preparations behind an incredible air-to-air helicopter shoot.

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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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