Environment

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

November 30, 2022, 7:13 AM

Airbus CEO Sees Ongoing Supply Chain Pressure For Aerospace

At briefing with European industry group ASD, Airbus CEO Guillaume Faury said supply chain problems will last for at least another year.

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The Eco Caravan soars over California in this photo from its first test flight on Nov. 18, 2022.
Nov 18, 2022 - 3:06 PM
The Eco Caravan made a first flight on November 18, marking a key waypoint in Ampaire’s efforts to bring the converted hybrid-electric aircraft to market.
Environmental activists protest at King County International Airport/Boeing Field in Seattle on Nov. 10.
Nov 17, 2022 - 1:28 PM
While Europe saw demonstrations last week against private aviations, those protests played out at several locations in the U.S. on a smaller scale.
Nov 17, 2022 - 1:19 PM
Archer's newly revealed eVTOL, dubbed Midnight, will be manufactured in Georgia and is expected to enter service in 2025.
Green bokeh (Photo: Pixabay)
Nov 17, 2022 - 10:08 AM
The DOT is hosting a public meeting on December 14 to provide FAA officials the opportunity to discuss two new aviation sustainability grant programs.
Nov 16, 2022 - 12:12 PM
A consortium of five technology companies: BASF, Thyssenkrupp, OMV, DLR, and ASG has been tasked with developing a methanol-to-SAF pathway.
Flasks of SAF in lab
Nov 15, 2022 - 12:48 PM
Based on projected demand and production increases Market Research Future sees the global aviation biofuel industry market reaching $60 billion by 2030.
Sustainable Aviation Fuel Truck refuels United Airlines Jet
Nov 15, 2022 - 10:04 AM
United Airlines Ventures’ investment in Houston-based Next Renewable Fuels will support a new sustainable fuels refinery to start production in 2026.
Climate protestors targeted business aviation operations at European airports this week.
Nov 11, 2022 - 7:22 AM
European environmental groups demanding a ban on all private jet flights this week tried to disrupt airports in the UK, Italy, and the Netherlands.
From left: GE Honda Aero Engines board member Yoshihiko Wajima, GHAE executive v-p Shinji Tsukiyama, 4AIR president Kennedy Ricci, GHAE president Melvyn Heard, and GHAE board member Cristina Seda-Hoelle stand next to GE Honda Aero engine model
Nov 1, 2022 - 10:39 AM
Through a partnership with 4AIR, GE Honda Aero is offering its operators a range of carbon offset programs.
side of business jet looking toward engine and tail
Oct 25, 2022 - 10:56 AM
Environmental groups in France are calling for higher fuel taxes and per-flight fees on business jets to discourage their use and thus lessen emissions.