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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South African Airways: Wings of the Rainbow Nation

Jozef Mols

Jozef Mols outlines the history of South African Airways...

Jozef Mols
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Enthusiasts’ UK Route Guide

Editor Dino Carrara, Ashley French and Martin Davidson

Editor Dino Carrara, Ashley French and Martin Davidson list the most interesting passenger airline routes to the UK...

Editor Dino Carrara, Ashley French and Martin Davidson
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Volotea Revolutionising the Low-Cost Airline Model

Lee Cross

Spanish budget airline Volotea has flipped the low-cost model on its head...

Lee Cross

A380 to make way for A321 production increase

Martin Needham

Airbus is to capitalise on the drawing down of its A380 production line by boosting A320 Family production at its Toulouse/Blagnac site.

Martin Needham

Qatar Airways responds to Russia probe

Gordon Smith

Two former Qatar Airways employees based in Russia have been found guilty of charges relating an abuse of authority.

Gordon Smith

Flybe Saved from Brink of Collapse

Thomas Lee

THE UK’S largest regional airline, Flybe, has been saved from administration following government intervention.

Thomas Lee

BelugaXL Begins Service

Thomas Lee

EUROPEAN AEROSPACE giant Airbus has pressed the BelugaXL into service.

Thomas Lee
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Only Connect?

Martin Needham

Martin Needham considers the future of Flybe...

Martin Needham
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New dawn for the Dash

Mark Broadbent

De Havilland Aircraft of Canada purchased the Dash 8 in mid-2019....

Mark Broadbent
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Police Hawks at 50

Igor Bozinovski

By the time it gained its independence from Yugoslavia in 1991, North Macedonia already had a rich aviation heritage...

Igor Bozinovski

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.