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A prototype ATR 72 has completed a 15-hour test campaign in the framework of Europe's Clean Sky research project.
The standard applies to all but the smallest business jets.
Proposal commended by range of industry stakeholders
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.
The initiative is being managed by BP Target Neutral, which invests in carbon credits that support low-carbon development projects around the world.
Tests conducted by Rolls-Royce show the blend could burn more than 50-percent cleaner than straight jet-A.
Seattle-Tacoma International Airport aims to cut aircraft carbon emissions by 25 percent by 2037
The organization looks to avoid the air transport industry being labeled as an emissions mitigation program cash cow.
The main challenge remains economics but organizing collection of raw materials also presents difficulties.
Criticize resolution to use EU ETS fees as a source of climate funding for other industries