Commercial Aviation

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Flight Training Guide: Emirates’ call for new cadets

While the Emirates Flight Training Academy hasn’t been entirely immune to the fallout from the pandemic, the pilot school continues to welcome new recruits, as Richard Schuurman finds out

Quiz: Cargo airline recognition

This week's Commercial Aviation quiz will test your cargo airline recognition skills! Let us know what score you get!

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Flight Training Guide: Flight school focus

Pilot training schools come in all shapes and sizes, but there are common themes. Thomas Haynes visited Skyborne Airline Academy to find out what prospective cadets can expect

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Flight Training Guide: When dreams take flight

Airbus A320 captain Faraz Sheikh shares his remarkable journey to the flight deck

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Orange2Fly A320 stall-protection activated on approach to Muscat

The jet’s automation kicked in to prevent the aircraft from stalling

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Behind the scenes of Qantas' Antarctic flights

Owen Zupp, a former Qantas Boeing 747 pilot, explains how the Aussie flag carrier brought the Flying Kangaroo to the frozen continent

Bringing Concorde to a new generation

Key.Aero chats to retired flight attendant Sandie Petch about the wonders of the iconic supersonic aircraft

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Frankfurt’s freighter farewell

As Lufthansa Cargo says goodbye to its last MD-11F, Andreas Spaeth travels to the German hub to hear from those who flew the venerable trijet

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Airliner World October 2021

The full issue in page-turning PDF format

Emirates to accelerate last A380 deliveries

The Middle Eastern airline hopes to have reintroduced the superjumbo on more than a dozen routes by October

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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