Environment

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

June 14, 2021, 11:44 AM

GE, Safran Launch Green Open-rotor Engine Development

The CFM Rise program aims to achieve a 20 percent improvement in fuel burn and emissions by 2035.

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Liebherr GM fuel cell
Jun 17, 2021 - 11:11 AM
General Motors’ Hydrotec technology would serve as the basis for a new integrated hydrogen fuel cell system for airliners.
Dassault Falcon 8X
Jun 15, 2021 - 12:03 PM
Dassault Aviation was among 300 European companies to be listed in the first edition of "Europe's Climate Leaders" released by the Financial Times.
Jun 14, 2021 - 11:44 AM
The CFM Rise program aims to achieve a 20 percent improvement in fuel burn and emissions by 2035.
Signature SAF tanker
Jun 10, 2021 - 10:00 AM
Signature Flight Support has increased its sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) footprint to nine locations.
Jun 8, 2021 - 10:40 AM
Europe’s air traffic management agency has released a snapshot of airports that provide SAF on the continent.
Airlander 10
Jun 7, 2021 - 12:14 PM
Hybrid Air Vehicles has unveiled cabin concepts for its Airlander 10 hybrid-electric airship carrying up to 100 passengers on regional airline routes.
Jun 3, 2021 - 1:00 PM
An Alaska Airlines Boeing 737 Max 9 will serve as the next ecoDemonstrator platform.
Rolls-Royce test
Jun 3, 2021 - 9:20 AM
Testing begins on the first elements of Rolls-Royce’s 2.5-megawatt Power Generation System 1.
business jet being refueled with SAF
Jun 3, 2021 - 8:30 AM
The ReFuelEU Aviation program is expected to introduce a blending mandate for sustainable aviation fuels to the EU, to help meet its climate goals.
Jun 1, 2021 - 9:11 AM
Government support and stakeholder partnerships will prove critical in ensuring the fuel becomes maintstream.