Commercial Aviation

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Quiz: How well do you know your African airlines?

Can you identify these African airlines using just their tails? Let us know what score you get!

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In pictures: The commanders-in-chief descend on Cornwall

Airliner World presents a selection of images to showcase the aviation on display at June's G7 Summit in Cornwall

BREAKING: Boeing 737 ditches in ocean off Hawaii

The twinjet had just taken off from Honolulu and was operating an inter-island cargo service

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The rise and fall of Balkan Bulgarian Airlines

A Soviet Bloc powerhouse with a modest fleet and big ambitions, Balkan appeared to have it sussed. That was until communism collapsed and privatisation prevailed. Alex Mladenov recounts the story of the Bulgarian airline from boom to bust

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The coolest private jet that never was

Key.Aero reveals the story of an unusual looking business jet which never came to fruition

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Sinsheim: Flying high at 40

Germany’s Technik Museum Sinsheim is world-renowned as being home to both a Concorde and Tu-14 4, but the attractions aren’t limited to supersonic relics. Sebastian Schmitz shares some of his highlights from this transportation treasure trove

WATCH: This flying car could be on sale WITHIN A YEAR!

In an exclusive video interview with Key.Aero, the makers of the AirCar reveals more details of the ground-breaking project

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Smoke in ATR cabins due to lack of use

Low aircraft utilisation led to Aurigny reporting two separate cabin smoke events within a month, the UK’s Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) has found.

United signs HUGE orders for 737 MAXs and A321neos

The American carrier has been on a shopping spree for new airframes, and in doing so, has secured the largest order in its 95-year history

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Meet the man who's just started his fifth airline

Chris Sloan catches up with Breeze CEO and industry legend David Neeleman, before jumping on board the inaugural flight from Tampa to Charleston

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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