Environment

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

October 22, 2020, 12:35 PM

SAF Weighs Heavily in Gulfstream's Sustainability Efforts

Gulfstream noted in its sustainability webinar yesterday that it has received more than 1.2 million gallons of SAF since March 2016.

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Oct 1, 2020 - 8:00 AM
While business aviation creates just 2 percent of the CO2 commercial aviation emits, the industry continues to suffer from a perception problem.
ZeroAvia Piper Malibu
Sep 25, 2020 - 10:21 AM
On September 24, ZeroAvia made a first hydrogen-powered flight with a six-seat Piper Malibu powered by its new hydrogen propulsion system.
Shell Refueller
Sep 24, 2020 - 10:17 AM
Shell and Neste have signed a supply agreement that will provide Shell with its first European-produced sustainable aviation fuel.
VistaJet
Sep 23, 2020 - 12:06 PM
Global private aviation provider VistaJet has signed an agreement with SkyNRG, which will allow its customers to fly using SAF if they desire.
Heart Aerospace ES19 airliner
Sep 23, 2020 - 10:35 AM
Sweden-based Heart says it will have the 19-seat, four-engine, fixed-wing aircraft ready to start commercial operations from the summer of 2026.
Sep 22, 2020 - 12:53 PM
Safety and infrastructure considerations present big barriers to alternative power for airplanes, cautions BCA v-p of product development Mike Sinnett.
Airbus ZeroE blended wing concept
Sep 21, 2020 - 9:56 AM
Airbus unveiled three concepts for the aircraft, which could carry between 100 and 200 passengers on flights of up to around 2,000 nm.
Sep 18, 2020 - 9:14 AM
More than half of responses to an EBAA survey see growth in business travel over the next five years, and many expect progress with electric aviation.
Universal Hydrogen
Sep 18, 2020 - 6:14 AM
Universal Hydrogen proposes converting Dash 8 and ATR 42 regional airliners to hydrogen power while avoiding the need for costly refueling infrastructure.
Sep 16, 2020 - 12:41 PM
The Business Aviation Coalition for Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF Coalition) hosted its first Sustainable Business Aviation Fuels Summit this week.