Environment

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

September 23, 2021, 11:45 AM

Airbus Seeks More Performance and Efficiency From Wings

The European aerospace group is stepping up R&D efforts with two new programs centered on improving the efficiency of aircraft wings.

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Sep 10, 2021 - 12:08 PM
Setting a goal of reducing aviation emissions by 20 percent by 2030, the White House is backing a tax credit and other efforts to boost SAF production.
Sep 9, 2021 - 11:16 AM
As part of a partnership agreement with Honeywell, United Airlines plans to buy 1.5 billion gallons of SAF from Alder Fuels.
British Airways A320neo
Sep 7, 2021 - 12:21 PM
The UK subsidiary of IAG has accelerated its sustainability drive with a new program dubbed "BA Better World."
VoltAero Cassio 1
Sep 7, 2021 - 6:43 AM
Air Charter Expo conferences at London Biggin Hill Airport will consider the impact of Covid and Brexit and how the industry can be more sustainable.
Ampaire Electric EEL
Aug 31, 2021 - 7:38 AM
Airline fleets could transition from a dependence on fossil fuels to meet climate change goals, but the move to electric aircraft could cut costs as well.
Aug 25, 2021 - 11:47 AM
Jetex announced this week that it is now stocking a permanent supply of sustainable aviation fuel produced by TotalEnergies at its Paris Le Bourget FBO.
Ampaire EEL testbed
Aug 24, 2021 - 11:54 AM
Ampaire has begun demo flights of its hybrid-electric EEL in the UK as part of government-backed trials to advance sustainable aviation technologies.
Rolls-Royce Indianapolis
Aug 17, 2021 - 12:09 PM
Rolls-Royce North America has completed a $500 million modernization program at its Indianapolis campus, where it manufacturers aircraft engines.
Aug 17, 2021 - 11:42 AM
Highlighting benefits of winglets, Tarmarck Kinginsmith tells ICAO forum sustainability efforts should consider a range of technologies.
Avfuel-branded SAF refueler
Aug 16, 2021 - 10:41 AM
Aircraft maintenance plan provider JSSI is aligning with fuel distributor Avfuel to help its clients meet their environmental sustainability goals.