Airliner

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The ultimate guide to aircraft variants

From ‘neo’ to ‘XLR’, ‘LR’ to ‘ER’ and everything in between, it can be hard to keep track of what all the different airliner models are and what their identifiers mean. Key Aero examines the production lists to help you navigate this confusing conundrum

Why do turboprop airliners still exist?

In a world dominated by jet-powered airliners only two turboprop manufacturers remain. But what are turbine-driven propeller aircraft good at and why do they continue to survive in today’s commercial aviation industry?

Tomorrow’s airliners

What might airliners look like years from now?

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Doing Things The Baltic Way

Having faced financial turmoil less than a decade ago, airBaltic is in the midst of renaissance, with an ambitious growth plan and fleet renewal programme well under way. Martin Needham speaks to the company’s CEO and chairman of the board, Martin Gauss, as the company looks to a brighter future.

Lufthansa to Ottawa

German flag carrier Lufthansa has announced it will fly direct to Ottawa for the first time next year, picking up the seasonal route from Star Alliance partner Air Canada.

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Thomas Cook Collapses

AFTER MONTHS of uncertainty and numerous attempts to secure funding or sell parts of the company, Thomas Cook Group entered compulsory liquidation on September 23.

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Guide to Airliner Simulation - Part 7

Descent and landing preparation

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Guide to Airliner Simulation - Part 6

Settling down in the cruise

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Guide to Airliner Simulation - Part 5

The take-off