Environment

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

Dec 1, 2011 - 6:28 PM
The FAA is awarding a total of $7.7 million in contracts to eight companies to help advance alternative commercial jet fuels.
Horizon Air, sister company of Alaska Airlines, will operate select flights betw
Nov 9, 2011 - 2:40 PM
Alaska Airlines and sister carrier Horizon Air have purchased sufficient biofuel from SkyNRG,
Nov 3, 2011 - 3:23 PM
Led by the U.S., China and two dozen other nations, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) adopted a “working paper” yesterday
Nov 2, 2011 - 2:40 AM
The U.S. and its allies in opposition to the European Union’s emissions trading scheme (ETS) are expected to step up political pressure on Europe
John Mica
Oct 26, 2011 - 10:15 PM
The U.S. House of Representatives helped stoke a threatened trade war with Europe, passing legislation October 24 that would prohibit U.S. aircraft operato
Richard Branson
Oct 17, 2011 - 2:15 PM
Virgin Atlantic last Wednesday announced plans to become the first airline to use a new low-carbon aviation biofuel
Mark Van Tine
Oct 11, 2011 - 6:03 PM
Jeppesen announced here at the NBAA show that it will serve as a founding member of the Lindbergh Foundation’s nonprofit Aviation Green Alliance.
Avfuel continues to grow
Oct 11, 2011 - 12:40 AM
Amid the recent announcements of major fuel companies withdrawing from the general-aviation arena, independent fuel provider Avfuel continues to see growth
Oct 4, 2011 - 3:43 PM
Opposition to the European Union’s Emissions Trading Scheme (EU-ETS) continued to gain airspeed and altitude last week
Oct 4, 2011 - 9:23 AM
TAG Aviation expects to complete construction of a new three-bay hangar complex at the London-area Farnborough Airport next month.