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FlightGlobal is an online news and information website which covers the aviation and aerospace industries.

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Type of site
Aerospace news
Available inBritish English
OwnerDVV Media Group
RegistrationSubscription required to access unlimited articles.
Current statusOnline

The website was established in February 2006[1] as the website of Flight International magazine, Airline Business, ACAS, Air Transport Intelligence (ATI), The Flight Collection and other services and directories.

FlightGlobal is a resource for aviation history with a picture library of over 1 million images starting with the foundation of Flight in 1909. Thousands of images and back copies of Flight are searchable online.[1]

FlightGlobal won the prize for of "Business Website of the Year" at the Association of Online Publishers' Digital Publishing Awards 2010. According to the contest judges, "The site uses the full spectrum of digital tools, with a special focus on engagement and effective use of social media in a B2B [business-to-business] environment".[2]

In August 2019, FlightGlobal and its associated divisions (except analytics and consulting divisions, which were retained by RELX as Cirium) were sold to DVV Media Group.[3]


FlightGlobal publishes the long-established industry leading Flight International[4] magazine, which marked its 110th anniversary in 2019, and established boardroom strategy title Airline Business, which entered its 35th year in 2020. It also produces multiple daily publications produced and circulated on site at air shows and key industry events globally, including the Paris and Farnborough air shows. In 2019, RELX rebranded Flight Global data and analytics services to Cirium. [5] FlightGlobal was part of Cirium, in a unit of Reed Business Information, until mid-2019 when it was acquired by DVV Media - a publisher of more than 80 brands, including magazines, newspapers, newsletters, books, directories and websites.


  1. ^ a b "news.thomasnet.com". news.thomasnet.com. 20 February 2006. Retrieved 14 March 2014.
  2. ^ "2010 AOP Awards winners in full". Association of Online Publishers. 10 June 2010. Archived from the original on 20 April 2013.
  3. ^ Kingsley-Jones, Max (19 December 2019). "Powering into our eleventh decade". FlightGlobal. Retrieved 9 April 2020.
  4. ^ "Flight International refresh – and our first decade".
  5. ^ "RELX launches Cirium". www.inpublishing.co.uk. Retrieved 10 May 2022.

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