Jet fuel

February 18, 2008 - 10:29pm

International Air Transport Association (IATA) director general and CEO Giovanni Bisignani has challenged Japan to make the privatization of its airports an example of global best practice. He also wants the country to champion efforts toward a zero carbon emission industry at the upcoming G8 Summit.

February 17, 2008 - 11:10pm

Airbus and Shell recently made the first ever commercial flight using liquid fuel processed from gas when an A380 airliner flew from Filton in the UK to the airframer’s Toulouse, France headquarters. The flight marked the start of a program to evaluate the environmental impact of alternative fuels in the airline market.

February 6, 2008 - 10:19am

The December nonstop coast-to-coast flight of an Air Force Boeing C-17 Globemaster III using a synthetic fuel blend, the first for the type, is the latest indicator that such fuels are moving toward widespread acceptance in the aviation industry.

February 6, 2008 - 10:19am

The December nonstop coast-to-coast flight of an Air Force Boeing C-17 Globemaster III using a synthetic fuel blend, the first for the type, is the latest indicator that such fuels are moving toward widespread acceptance in the aviation industry.

February 5, 2008 - 9:44am

Swiss-based Jet Aviation Group expanded its U.S. footprint late last week with the acquisition of maintenance and cabin completion and refurbishment specialist Savannah Air Center. The deal adds some 280,000 sq ft of space at Savannah Air to the more than 650,000 sq ft at Jet Aviation’s Midcoast Aviation subsidiary in East Cahokia, Ill.

February 5, 2008 - 9:44am

Swiss-based Jet Aviation Group expanded its U.S. footprint late last week with the acquisition of maintenance and cabin completion and refurbishment specialist Savannah Air Center. The deal adds some 280,000 sq ft of space at Savannah Air to the more than 650,000 sq ft at Jet Aviation’s Midcoast Aviation subsidiary in East Cahokia, Ill.

January 31, 2008 - 4:15am

New Swiss guidelines on corporate governance have prompted top-level changes at Hirschmann Industrial Holding, parent company of Jet Aviation. Thomas Hirschmann has stepped down as chairman of the holding company’s board of directors and has been replaced by former Crossair chairman Moritz Suter. Hirschmann, who had been on the board since 1984, has retained his position as CEO of the Jet Aviation group of companies.

January 31, 2008 - 4:15am

New Swiss guidelines on corporate governance have prompted top-level changes at Hirschmann Industrial Holding, parent company of Jet Aviation. Thomas Hirschmann has stepped down as chairman of the holding company’s board of directors and has been replaced by former Crossair chairman Moritz Suter. Hirschmann, who had been on the board since 1984, has retained his position as CEO of the Jet Aviation group of companies.

January 25, 2008 - 10:40am

ECHA Microbiology, based in Cardiff, Wales, has developed a test kit that can provide a numerical indication of microbial contamination in aircraft fuel tanks. The kit received the Institute of Petroleum’s annual innovation award and an endorse-ment from the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

January 25, 2008 - 10:40am

ECHA Microbiology, based in Cardiff, Wales, has developed a test kit that can provide a numerical indication of microbial contamination in aircraft fuel tanks. The kit received the Institute of Petroleum’s annual innovation award and an endorse-ment from the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

 
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