Environment

News about environmental issues relating to aircraft operations, including noise issues, emissisions, and regulations. See Fuel for biofuel.

Apr 13, 2016 - 4:20 AM
Savings equivalent to the fuel used by approximately 12 million passenger cars being driven for a year.
Apr 7, 2016 - 10:43 AM
Project aimed at demonstrating feasibility of various systems by 2020
Mar 31, 2016 - 12:21 PM
Airline aims to cut CO2 emissions by 20 percent by 2020
Mar 30, 2016 - 8:35 AM
The agency narrowed field of potential avgas replacements to two fuels out of the four originally selected for testing.
Mar 22, 2016 - 9:40 AM
A prototype ATR 72 has completed a 15-hour test campaign in the framework of Europe's Clean Sky research project.
Feb 9, 2016 - 10:19 AM
The standard applies to all but the smallest business jets.
Feb 9, 2016 - 10:10 AM
Proposal commended by range of industry stakeholders
Feb 2, 2016 - 12:06 PM
Full aircraft emissions scheme will then be considered by all 191 ICAO member states at the UN aviation agency’s 39th Assembly in late September.
Jan 19, 2016 - 11:29 PM
The initiative is being managed by BP Target Neutral, which invests in carbon credits that support low-carbon development projects around the world.
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Jan 6, 2016 - 5:25 PM
Tests conducted by Rolls-Royce show the blend could burn more than 50-percent cleaner than straight jet-A.