Environment

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

SAF fueling
Sep 16, 2021 - 12:58 PM
The Commercial Aviation Alternative Fuels Initiative applauded the U.S. government’s recognition of the role that SAF will play in decarbonization efforts.
ATR SAF
Sep 16, 2021 - 11:44 AM
The partners will operate a test flight with a ATR72 turboprop regional airliner early next year with one engine burning 100% SAF and the other one 50%.
Airbus ZeroE
Sep 16, 2021 - 3:18 AM
The Asia-Pacific carrier will study how Airbus's planned Zero E hydrogen airliners could be integrated into its domestic and regional flight network.
4Air's interactive SAF map
Sep 15, 2021 - 10:24 AM
Sustainability solutions provider 4AIR has posted the first interactive SAF map depicting the availability of SAF for business aircraft operators.
artist rendering of all-electric Alice on the ramp at Clay Lacy Aviation
Sep 14, 2021 - 12:03 PM
California-based FBO operator Clay Lacy Aviation has signed an agreement to provide electric aircraft charging infrastructure at all of its locations.
Luxaviation Le Bourget
Sep 14, 2021 - 8:00 AM
Luxaviation and Shell Aviation announced a partnership that will expand their business aviation portfolio and reduce environmental impact.
Gevo sustainable fuel production facility
Sep 13, 2021 - 11:16 AM
A letter of intent between Chevron and Gevo would see the two companies partner to increase the supply of sustainable aviation fuel.
Sep 10, 2021 - 12:08 PM
Setting a goal of reducing aviation emissions by 20 percent by 2030, the White House is backing a tax credit and other efforts to boost SAF production.
Sep 9, 2021 - 11:16 AM
As part of a partnership agreement with Honeywell, United Airlines plans to buy 1.5 billion gallons of SAF from Alder Fuels.
British Airways A320neo
Sep 7, 2021 - 12:21 PM
The UK subsidiary of IAG has accelerated its sustainability drive with a new program dubbed "BA Better World."