Environment

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

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.
Paris Toussus-le-Noble airport
Oct 4, 2011 - 1:15 AM
Paris Toussus-le-Noble airport has been subject to new noise-abatement rules since August 15, thus limiting traffic in response to complaints from local re