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Key Publishing is a magazine publishing company specialising in aviation titles, based in Stamford, Lincolnshire, England.
|Headquarters||Units 1-4, Gwash Way Industrial Estate, Ryhall Road, Stamford, Lincolnshire, PE9 1XP|
|Products||Aviation, rail, bus and modelling publications|
Number of employees
|Subsidiaries||Key Publishing Spain|
Airliner World was launched in 1999.
In December 2006, their offices were burgled, with ten computers being stolen.
In October 2009, it bought Spain's leading aviation magazine Avion Revue, and its Latin American (Mexico and Argentina) editions., formerly owned by Motor Presse - Ibérica (a division of Europe's largest publishing firm - Gruner + Jahr). This magazine, along with Avion & Piloto, is published by Key Publishing Spain.
In March 2010, it bought the title Aviation News. Aviation News is Britain's longest established monthly aviation journal. Airfix Model World launched on 4 November 2010., in partnership with Airfix.
In March 2012, Key Publishing acquired several magazines previously published by Ian Allan. Titles included Modern Railways, Railways Illustrated, Vintage Roadscene, Hornby Magazine, Combat Aircraft, Classic Aircraft, and Buses.
As well as its core titles, which are some of the best known in the aviation world, it produces one-off titles for organisations such as the Royal Air Force. It produces the directories for the Society of British Aircraft Companies and the British Aviation Group. It produces the souvenir programme for the Farnborough Airshow.
The following are publications of Key Publishing:
- AIR International
- Airfix Model World
- AirForces Monthly
- Airliner World
- Airports of the World
- Aviao Revue
- Aviation News
- Avion & Piloto
- Avion Revue Internacional, España
- Avion Revue Internacional, Latino America
- Bowls International
- Britain at War
- Classic Land Rover
- Combat Aircraft Monthly
- Hornby Magazine
- Military Machines International
- Modern Locomotives Illustrated
- Modern Railways
- PC Pilot
- Railways Illustrated
- Steam Days
- Vintage Roadscene
- Air Traffic Management
- Airports International