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

August 2, 2021, 10:32 AM

Brazil's Azul Joins Carriers Planning eVTOL Service

Azul has agreed to buy 220 all-electric Lilium Jets, but it is not the only airline with intentions to operate eVTOL aircraft in commercial service.

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bp's Castellón, Spain refinery
Jul 15, 2021 - 9:09 AM
Air bp has sold the first of its SAF ISCC-Plus certified sustainable aviation fuel in Spain to launch customer NetJets Europe.
Jul 14, 2021 - 2:50 PM
Along with new taxes, Europe’s “Fit for 55” green policies include an SAF blending mandate and the end of airlines’ free allowances in the bloc’s ETS.
Jul 14, 2021 - 11:09 AM
Collaboration among Boeing, SkyNRG, and SkyNRG Americas will lead to more availability of SAF globally and use by the airframer for its own operations.
Jul 13, 2021 - 12:44 PM
Joby Aviation is joining forces with JetBlue and Signature Flight Support to establish carbon credits for flights using green electric and hydrogen.
Heart Aerospace ES-19
Jul 13, 2021 - 11:23 AM
Heart Aerospace now says it has commitments for more than 400 of its ES-19 electric aircraft, which will carry 19 passengers up to around 250 miles.
Fueling at Farnborough
Jul 12, 2021 - 12:58 PM
London-area business aviation hub Farnborough Airport is the latest UK gateway to offer continuous supplies of sustainable aviation fuel.
Million Air Burbank
Jul 8, 2021 - 3:02 PM
Million Air has become the latest FBO chain to offer continually available sustainable aviation fuel, starting with its Burbank, California location.
Jul 8, 2021 - 2:30 PM
The airline trade body points to CORSIA and SAF as key short-term solutions to address airlines’ CO2 emissions.
Safran engine on test stand
Jul 7, 2021 - 11:56 AM
Safran’s helicopter engine division is reporting advances in its adoption of sustainable aviation fuel.
Shell SAF transporter
Jul 1, 2021 - 4:17 PM
Rolls-Royce and Shell have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that outlines their support for decarbonization of the aviation industry.