Commercial Aviation

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Royal Mail trials drone deliveries in Orkney

The UK’s Royal Mail is trialling scheduled, autonomous UAV delivery flights in Scotland’s Orkney Islands

Emirati interplanetary mission announced

The UAE Space Agency has announced a new Emirati interplanetary mission, designed to accelerate the national space capabilities

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What it was like to fly on Concorde

From 1993 to 2003, Andreas Spaeth flew on Concorde eight times. In this extract from his new book, he shares a unique insight into the supersonic airliner with this personal account of a journey that took place not long before the type’s retirement

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Sound judgement

A critical, but often overlooked part of any pilot’s inventory is their headset. Airliner World caught up with Patrick Schutterop, Business Manager, Bose Aviation EMEA & APAC to learn more about the origin and evolution of the company’s products

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BEA 1960s Highlands and Islands operations

An insightful overview of the challenges faced by BEA serving the communities of Scotland from the August 11, 1966 issue of Aeroplane

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BA is bringing back its A380, here’s where they’ll fly

UK flag carrier British Airways has announced its intentions to reintroduce the Airbus A380 back into service.

Honeywell launches cloud-connected cockpit system

Honeywell has unveiled an all-new aircraft cockpit system, the first in the industry built with an always-on, cloud-connected experience

L3Harris to train Play pilots

Play, Europe’s newest low-cost airline, has selected L3Harris Technologies to provide pilot training services

Emerald Airlines and NAC ink lease agreement

Ireland’s newest regional airline, Emerald Airlines, has committed to lease four ATR 72-600 aircraft from Nordic Aviation Capital

Boeing and NMIS open R&D facility

Boeing and the National Manufacturing Institute Scotland (NMIS) have opened a new research and development (R&D) facility next to Glasgow Airport

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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