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QUIZ: The World's longest flights!

We're literally in it for the long-haul this week as we put your knowledge of the world's longest routes to the test. From Australia and New Zealand to the USA and Middle East - we're criss-crossing the globe with this selection of sky-high questions.

Wizz Air reveals TWENTY new routes to this Middle Eastern country

Europe’s fastest growing airline has announced enormous expansion plans in the Middle East. We reveal which country is getting 20 new scheduled links, plus frequencies, start dates and much more.

Which airline was the first to use Dublin’s new runway?

Dublin Airport has received a major boost after officially opening its north runway. Find out more about this major infrastructure project on Key Aero!

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Photo: First flight for Virgin A330neo

Spotted recently in the skies above Toulouse/Blagnac was F-WWCG (c/n 2018). The example is likely to be the first Airbus A330neo to be delivered to Virgin Atlantic.

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Russia plans ramp-up of domestic airliners

Russian manufacturers could supply domestic airlines and operators with more than 1,000 aircraft by 2030 as the country continues to struggle under economic sanctions imposed by the US and Europe following its invasion of Ukraine earlier this year.

Harbour Air completes first all-electric point-to-point flight

Harbour Air has successfully completed its first all-electric point-to-point test flight - Key Aero has the essential details on this pioneering sortie

Wizz Air U-turn on Russian flights

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi has withdrawn plans to relaunch daily connections to Moscow, following criticism from international observers.

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Airbus A321XLR: what's different about this new airliner

As Airbus begins test-flying a new A321 that pushes the range for a single aisle airliner to unparalleled numbers, it is set to become a new force in air travel. But what’s different about this one? Mark Broadbent reports

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Is the Airlander 10 airship the future of air travel?

Mark Broadbent investigates whether Hybrid Air Vehicles’ Airlander 10 airship will herald a new era of air travel

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Flybe plans winter expansion

The Birmingham-based regional carrier is set to grow its network to twelve destinations – read on to find out where…

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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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