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While business aviation creates just 2 percent of the CO2 commercial aviation emits, the industry continues to suffer from a perception problem.
On September 24, ZeroAvia made a first hydrogen-powered flight with a six-seat Piper Malibu powered by its new hydrogen propulsion system.
Shell and Neste have signed a supply agreement that will provide Shell with its first European-produced sustainable aviation fuel.
Global private aviation provider VistaJet has signed an agreement with SkyNRG, which will allow its customers to fly using SAF if they desire.
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.
Safety and infrastructure considerations present big barriers to alternative power for airplanes, cautions BCA v-p of product development Mike Sinnett.
Airbus unveiled three concepts for the aircraft, which could carry between 100 and 200 passengers on flights of up to around 2,000 nm.
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 proposes converting Dash 8 and ATR 42 regional airliners to hydrogen power while avoiding the need for costly refueling infrastructure.
The Business Aviation Coalition for Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF Coalition) hosted its first Sustainable Business Aviation Fuels Summit this week.