Commercial Aviation

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50 years of Airbus delivery milestones

As we mark the 50th year since the founding of pan-European aircraft manufacturing giant Airbus, Key.Aero presents a timeline highlighting the company’s impressive delivery statistics

The history of Airbus advertising in pictures

A picture might tell a thousand words, but an advert tells an entire story. On the 50th anniversary of its founding, Key.Aero presents a series of advertisements which reveal Airbus’ road to success

Airbus at 50: Exclusive interview with one of its first-ever employees

On the 50th anniversary of the founding of Airbus Industrie, Key.Aero speaks to Barbara Kracht, one of the company’s first employees, to find out what it was like to work for the pan-European giant

AirBaltic bids farewell to the Boeing 737

The world’s first all-Airbus A220 operator has finally handed over its last remaining 737

Loganair launches 15-minute flight from Edinburgh to Glasgow

The Scottish carrier says the route isn’t just a novel way of cutting rush hour traffic on the M8, but that its origins have a more sensible justification

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AIR International January 2021

Welcome to AIR International January 2021

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Airports of the World Issue 93 - January-February 2021

Welcome to Airports of the World Issue 93 - January-February 2021

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Aviation News January 2021

Welcome to Aviation News January 2021

Which airline accepted ATR’s first factory-built freighter?

With more than 130 converted freighters in service, ATR has finally handed over a purpose-built variant

Why Jet2 Boeing 737 rejected take-off after V1

The aircraft came to a stop around 600 metres from the end of the runway

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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