Environment

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

April 15, 2021, 2:00 PM

Alphabet Organizations Launch SAF Oversight Body

Several leading aviation organizations today announced the launch of the Council on Sustainable Aviation Fuels Accountability (CoSAFA).

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Telluride Regional Airport ramp with mountains
Apr 16, 2021 - 12:25 PM
Colorado’s Telluride Regional Airport (KTEX) became the first location in Colorado to continually stock sustainable aviation fuel.
Yak 40
Apr 16, 2021 - 11:42 AM
High-temperature superconductivity specialist SuperOx is providing a new electric motor and generator for a converted Yak-40 regional airliner.
Sustainable aviation fuel
Apr 15, 2021 - 2:00 PM
Several leading aviation organizations today announced the launch of the Council on Sustainable Aviation Fuels Accountability (CoSAFA).
Apr 15, 2021 - 1:17 PM
Turbine engine maker Williams International has successfully completed a flight test of its FJ44-4 engine on 100 percent sustainable aviation fuel.
Apr 15, 2021 - 12:34 PM
NetJets issues its first biannual report on its global sustainability program launched last October.
Airbus Beluga and SAF refueller
Apr 13, 2021 - 4:57 PM
Air bp continues to increase the availability of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) with ongoing deliveries at three UK locations.
Shell's Rheinland refinery
Apr 13, 2021 - 3:23 PM
The company has joined the investors in LanzaJet, a sustainable aviation fuel producer that has just launched its first commercial production facility.
Apr 13, 2021 - 9:42 AM
The Eco-Skies Alliance program aims to help create the economies of scale needed to make sustainable aviation fuel commercially viable.
Paris Orly
Apr 12, 2021 - 11:26 AM
New restrictions on domestic scheduled air service in France might affect only five routes, but they could portend wider environmental restrictions.
Signature Renew
Apr 8, 2021 - 12:50 PM
Signature Flight Support has pumped more than one million gallons of sustainable aviation fuel at San Francisco International Airport.