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.

Air Italy in Voluntary Liquidation

Thomas Lee

Air Italy ceased operations with immediate effect on February 11 after its shareholders, Alisarda and Qatar Airways through AQA Holding, chose to liquidate the company citing “persistent and structural market problems”.

Thomas Lee
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Boosting engine performance

Bernie Baldwin

Keeping aircraft engines fit for action is key to the global airline industry...

Bernie Baldwin
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Fuelling change in aviation

Samantha Webb

As scrutiny over the global aviation industry’s impact on the environment intensifies...

Samantha Webb
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Middle of the market

Mark Broadbent

Hundreds of Airbus A321XLRs have been sold for the so-called 'middle of the market'...

Mark Broadbent
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Do airlines dream of electric fleets?

Mark Broadbent

With the world becoming increasingly conscious of its ecological...

Mark Broadbent

Blended-Wing Breakthrough for Airbus MAVERIC Team

Gordon Smith

Airbus has unveiled its “blended wing body” prototype, the basis of which could offer significant fuel savings versus existing technology and overhaul the onboard passenger experience.

Gordon Smith

3D Printing Milestone for Pratt & Whitney

Gordon Smith

In what is being described as a first for the commercial MRO sector, Pratt & Whitney (P&W) has revealed the “industrialisation” of 3D printing for its aircraft engine components.

Gordon Smith

Boeing Publishes Southeast Asia Prospects

Gordon Smith

While the 2020 Singapore Airshow is unlikely to offer anything close to the blockbuster orders of years gone by, one of the biggest names in the business remains upbeat about the region’s longer-term prospects.

Gordon Smith

Korean Air Consolidates P&W Relationship

Gordon Smith

Korean Air has selected the Pratt & Whitney PW1100G to power its upcoming fleet of Airbus A321neos.

Gordon Smith
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Bringing flair to the Aer

Gordon Smith

Aer Lingus has unveiled the first revamp to its crew uniform...

Gordon Smith

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.