Commercial Aviation

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How some airports have returned to pre-crisis traffic levels

In our monthly check-in with the Cirium team, we learn how some global gateways have been able to return to pre-crisis traffic levels

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ATR 40 years on

Airliner World analyses the trials, tribulations and triumphs of turboprop titan ATR

FedEx trials drone deliveries in Ireland

FedEx Corp subsidiary FedEx Express has begun testing last-mile drone delivery of goods between Shannon Airport and Foynes Port in Ireland

IAI signs P2F conversion deal with Avolon

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) is to convert A330-300 aircraft from passenger to freighter configuration for aircraft leasing firm Avolon

Drone night flights authorised

A new authorisation has made it easier for United States-based pilots to operate their drones at night and in a wider range of locations

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Is this the last DHC 8-400?

Air Tanzania has received what is, for now, the last new-build De Havilland Canada DHC 8-400. The turboprop is the fifth example that the Dar Es Salaam-based airline has received since September 2016.

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How JetBlue is shaking up the transatlantic market

Our man in America, Chris Sloan, criss-crosses the pond to put JetBlue’s first JFK-London services to the test

Quiz: Asian airline recognition

Can you identify these Asian airlines from their livery and tail? Let us know what score you get!

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Airliner World November 2021

The full issue in page-turning PDF format

NASA electric engine contracts awarded

NASA has selected two US companies to support its Electric Powertrain Flight Demonstration (EPFD)

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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