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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Hawaii Nine-O

Matteo Legnani

Hawaiian Airlines has grown to become a major pan-Pacific player...

Matteo Legnani
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The Skye’s the Limit

Tony Mallett

Tony Mallett goes airside at Heathrow to spend a busy morning with Skye Hester...

Tony Mallett
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The women leading a flying revolution

Louise Rose Jones

Louise Rose Jones takes a look at the female aviators who forged the way for today’s women of the skies...

Louise Rose Jones
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Sleepless in Seattle

Martin Needham

Martin Needham charts the path that led to Boeing’s annus horribilis...

Martin Needham
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Big, bold and very blue

Thomas Haynes

JetBlue Airways has risen from an innovative start-up to one of the largest carriers in the US...

Thomas Haynes
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Ringway remembered

Bob O’Brien

Bob O’Brien recalls trips to Manchester Airport in the 1960s and 1970s...

Bob O’Brien

British Airways Breaks Record

Thomas Lee

British Airways has made history by flying the quickest subsonic flight between New York/John F Kennedy and London/Heathrow.

Thomas Lee

Batik Air Welcomes Airbus A320neo

Thomas Lee

INDONESIAN OPERATOR Batik Air has accepted its first Airbus A320neo, PK-BDF (c/n 9505).

Thomas Lee

Condor Future Confirmed

Thomas Lee

POLISH AVIATION Group (PGL), the owner of LOT Polish Airlines, has agreed to acquire German leisure carrier, Condor.

Thomas Lee
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Tales of the Trislander

Barry Lloyd examines the Trislander which was developed from the successful Islander...

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.