Commercial Aviation

Key.Aero offers exclusive behind-the-scenes content from the world’s leading airlines, airports and aircraft manufacturers, spanning in-depth profiles and overviews with key industry executives to first person accounts from aviation professionals who build, fly and maintain the latest generation airliners. Key.Aero also highlights issues affecting the commercial industry, from aviation security, safety and air traffic control to training and environmental matters, and harks back to the golden age of air travel, paying tribute to some of the most iconic aircraft and airlines of yesteryear.

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Canadian dreams, Canadian reality

Nicholas Chute

A major milestone has been achieved by Air Canada...

Nicholas Chute
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Still up in the air

Mark Broadbent

Plans for a controversial third runway at Heathrow have been ruled illegal...

Mark Broadbent
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Blending virtual and real worlds

Chris Hepburn

Augmented reality, holographic displays, synthetic training – the concepts for future fighter aircraft cockpits are pushing the boundaries of technology...

Chris Hepburn
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Virgin sim where dreams take flight

Louise Rose Jones

It’s not every day a teenager gets to handle the controls of an Airbus A350-1000...

Louise Rose Jones
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The 757 conundrum

Mark Broadbent

The multi-purpose Boeing 757 remains peerless four decades after its first flight...

Mark Broadbent
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Tour de Force: The British Airtours Story

David Ransted

In the first of a two-part feature, David Ransted looks back at the early days of British Airtours...

David Ransted
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Flight school: Emirates style

Richard Schuurman

Richard Schuurman travels to the Emirates Flight Training Academy in Dubai...

Richard Schuurman
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Still Up in the Air?

Mark Broadbent

Will the development of a controversial third runway at Heathrow happen? Will capacity issues be resolved? Mark Broadbent considers the latest on the decades-long UK airport expansion saga.

Mark Broadbent

Flybe Collapse: Fleet Fallout

Martin Needham

Martin Needham provides an overview of the Flybe fleet before crunching the big data to establish where the company’s grounded aircraft are currently located.

Martin Needham

Flybe Collapse: Reaction from Westminster and Beyond

Thomas Lee and Carol Randall

Flybe’s collapse has prompted mixed response from the UK government, unions and investors. We review the key comment and insight from this emerging story.

Thomas Lee and Carol Randall

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 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.