Commercial Aviation

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Ice cold in old Yaks

Russia’s Sakha Republic is battered by some of the harshest weather on the planet, yet commercial aviation continues almost without disruption. Bernd Sturm puts on his big coat and heads east to find out how

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Aviation News September 2021

The full issue in page-turning PDF format

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What new UK sanctions mean for Belarus president’s private jets

Alexander Lukashenko has access to at least five luxury aircraft all of which are affected by the new sanctions imposed by Britain. Key.Aero details the complex story of each and reveals where they all are now

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8 challenges facing airlines as industry restarts

We highlight eight areas to keep an eye on as commercial aviation readies for a post-pandemic return to the skies

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Aviation’s start-up supremos - Part 1

As even the biggest names in the business continue to struggle, it takes guts to launch a new airline in 2021. In the first of a special two-part report, Tom Batchelor has rounded up some of the boldest new brands from across Europe

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The view from across the Atlantic

German aviation journalist Andreas Spaeth shares his personal account of visiting Concorde at Heathrow on the day the United States came under attack in 2001

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How American Airlines is navigating the COVID crisis

Chris Sloan speaks with Brian Znotins, vice president of network and schedule planning at American Airlines, to learn more about how the world’s biggest carrier is navigating the aviation world’s biggest crisis

Airliner identification quiz

This week's Commercial Aviation quiz may not be as easy as it sounds! Let us know what score you get!

Inside the UK’s only remaining DC-10

To mark five decades of the type’s service, Key.Aero visits Manchester Airport to see the country’s only remaining DC-10

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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