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NBAA says the exemption of international operations supports the need for a global approach to emissions policy.
The standard comes as a number of manufacturers have hybrid and/or electric projects underway.
Swedish airline BRA flies ATR 72-600 fueled with 45-percent cooking oil
The Biogenic C02 Coalition claims EPA's aircraft emissions endangerment finding is illegal because of its treatment of certain biogenic emissions.
The 500-mile January 11 flight from Sydney to Melbourne, Australia, involved a diesel-powered Van's RV-9A fueled in part by plastic waste.
The EU’s emissions trading scheme could resume in January for international flights, creating friction with ICAO’s developing CORSIA plan
Sustainable Aviation Technology Center to pursue research in materials recycling, air travel for aging populations, workplace safety
Aircraft operators that emit less than 10,000 metric tons of CO2 in international flight and aircraft weighing less than about 12,500 lbs are exempt.
IBAC's Edwards offers support from bizav community for ICAO action on global market-based measures.
The new Friends of the Earth report continues the pressure on EPA as it anticipates release of endangerment finding on leaded avgas in 2018.