Commercial Aviation

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Flyr flies with SITA

New Norwegian low-cost carrier Flyr has chosen travel IT specialist SITA’s solutions for everything from weather reports to air-to-ground comms

JetBlue reunites Gatwick and JFK

New York airline JetBlue has launched a nonstop service between New York’s John F Kennedy International Airport and London Gatwick Airport

Where will Air France be flying its new A220?

Air France has taken delivery of its first Airbus A220-300 as it starts the process of replacing its A318 and A319 fleet with the next generation narrowbody.

“We’re very interested”: Air Astana CEO on dedicated freighters

Like many airlines during the pandemic, Air Astana has found success flying freight. But is it something the airline would do long term? Peter Foster, the president and CEO of the company explains

Finnair sells four A350s, here’s how much the buyers paid

In a bid to strengthen its financial position, Finnair has sold four of its Airbus A350s.

Inside the Avro RJX: the last UK-built airliner

September is a special month for the British Aerospace 146. Not only is it 40 years since its first flight, but it also happens to be the 20th anniversary of the final variant’s maiden flight. Key.Aero visited Manchester Airport to see the Avro RJX up close

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Flybe begins hiring flight crew, but there’s a catch

Defunct UK carrier Flybe has edged closer to a restart as it begins accepting applications for flight crew

Quiz: Defunct African airlines

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

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Condor A320 forced to dodge helicopter AND mountain on departure

Investigators have concluded that failures by the crew of a Condor Airbus A320 and air traffic control caused the jet to experience a serious air proximity encounter and terrain alert

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What happened to British Airways World Cargo?

Having ceased operations in 2014, British Airways World Cargo is no more. But what happened to it? Key.Aero finds out

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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