Commercial Aviation

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Quiz: Airline wingtip recognition

Can you identify these airlines from their winglets? Let us know what score you get!

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Space accelerator: The Leo Programme

The UK Space Agency’s Leo programme aims to get space entrepreneurs up and running. Tom Batchelor takes a closer look

Saab 2000 overrun News Premium

UK and Sweden dispute NTSB findings on fatal Saab 2000 overrun

Conclusions of a report by the US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) into a fatal 2019 overrun involving a PenAir Saab 2000 have been disputed by Swedish and UK investigators.

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Planes and Trains: Proven partners or rising rivals?

In parts of Europe and Asia, high-speed rail is becoming a viable alternative to flying on many key short-haul routes. What does this mean for aviation and how is the industry adapting to this shift? Lee Cross investigates

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How the aviation industry is trying to become greener

As global leaders were gathering for a key climate change summit, Tom Batchelor considered some of the options available to the aviation industry to scrub up its act

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Helvetic Airways: the other Swiss airline

Helvetic Airways may be small but it is fiercely ambitious – and the world’s biggest Embraer E2 operator. Andreas Spaeth hears more from CEO Tobias Pogorevc

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Commercial pilot training: what next?

Airlines are increasingly concerned about the lack of qualified pilots. Mark Broadbent looks at how specialist training providers are addressing their fears

Hi Fly A340 Feature Premium

How Hi Fly landed an A340 in Antarctica

One of wet-lease operator Hi Fly’s Airbus A340’s made history earlier this month when it touched down in Antarctica becoming the first example of the type to venture to the continent.

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Back to business: NBAA-BACE debrief

The annual NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE) event has just wrapped up in Las Vegas. Barry Ambrose shares his closing thoughts from the Nevada gathering

Pulsar demonstrates UK-built rocket engine

UK nuclear fusion firm Pulsar Fusion has developed and tested its first launch-capable, high power chemical rocket engine

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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