Environment

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

January 18, 2022, 8:45 AM

Airbus To Lead Creation of Aircraft Lifecycle Center in China

A new facility in Chengdu, China, to dismantle and recycle aircraft will open by the end of 2023.

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Clay Lacy Aviation tanker fueling aircraft
Dec 14, 2021 - 12:13 PM
Clay Lacy Aviation has become the first company certified under NATA’s recently launched Sustainability Standard for Aviation Businesses program.
aircraft taking off with SAF tanker nearby
Dec 14, 2021 - 10:46 AM
Looking to amplify its efforts to establish supply chains for sustainable aviation fuel, the FAA has awarded more than $14 million to university research.
Dec 13, 2021 - 12:37 PM
Joining Alaska Airlines in a $35 million round of financing, United Airlines has taken purchase rights on 100 of ZeroAvia’s hydrogen-electric powerplants.
Dec 13, 2021 - 10:28 AM
The partnership between AirGo and Victor is hoped to raise awareness and increased use of sustainable aviation fuel.
Dec 9, 2021 - 1:13 PM
4AIR has partnered with the Aviation Impact Accelerator (AIA)—led by the University of Cambridge—to help achieve further emissions reductions.
Scott Cutshall
Dec 9, 2021 - 9:07 AM
For business aircraft operators, the benefits of sustainability can yield competitive advantages, not just a smaller environmental footprint.
Dec 9, 2021 - 8:36 AM
Business aviation operators seeking to become more sustainable should set small goals and then increase it later, according to 4AIR COO Nancy Bsales.
Dec 9, 2021 - 7:45 AM
Sustainable aviation fuel is the only pathway for flight departments to meaningfully reduce Scope 1 (direct) emissions, according to a fuel expert.
Dec 9, 2021 - 6:00 AM
Improving aircraft efficiency is also a way for business jet operators to become more sustainable.
Dec 9, 2021 - 12:39 AM
Europe is taking a “stick” approach to reducing aircraft CO2 emissions, while the U.S. is going the “carrot” route.