Commercial Aviation

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BREAKING: Jet2 selects A321neo with its first ever Airbus order

After weeks of speculation, the airline selected the European airframer for its new narrowbodies

“Altitude was my fuel”: A330 captain on Atlantic dual engine failure

In part two of an exclusive interview with Key.Aero, the commander of Air Transat Flight 236 recounts the incredible story of his dual engine flameout over the Atlantic and 75-mile-long glide to a successful landing

Air New Zealand reveals future fleet strategy

Kiwi flag carrier unveils long-term plans for its roster as it continues to deal with the impact of the pandemic

Quiz: Airline Recognition

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

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Forgotten screwdriver tip triggered Jetstar A320 engine failure

An investigation by the Australian Transportation Safety Bureau discovered the tool may have been in the engine for more than 100 flights

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Keeping Melbourne Moving

Chris Frame catches up with Simon Gandy, chief of infrastructure at Melbourne Airport, to learn more about how the Australian gateway has turned the COVID crisis into an opportunity

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Snapshot: AvGreek Adventure

With travel restrictions preventing Peter Apsey from taking a well-earned break in the Ionian sunshine, the photographer has instead ventured into his picture archive and dusted off some images from a trip to Corfu in September 2019

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In good company

US industry stalwart Lysa Scully joined Ferrovial Airports in January. She tells Tara Craig about the role, her ambitions and her thoughts on the wider airports sector in the light of COVID-19

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From isolated to integrated

Surrounded by the vast South Atlantic, St Helena boasts one of the planet's most unusual airports. What did it take to connect this small island to the world by air? Andreas Spaeth paid a visit

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Snapshot: Postcard perfection from the Philippines

Regular contributor Ron Mak takes us on a tour around the islands of the Philippines between 2006-2008, from where a vibrant mix of old, new and rare aircraft plied their trade

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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