Environment

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

October 20, 2021, 10:41 AM

Leasing Groups Tap Airline Interest in Electric Aircraft

Japan Airlines could take up to 100 of Vertical Aerospace's eVTOL aircraft, and Amedeo has committed to Aura Aero's 19-seat hybrid-electric commuter.

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Oct 27, 2021 - 11:13 AM
IATA director general Willie Walsh accused the UK government of hypocrisy, suggesting new passenger duties are a cash grab disguised as a green tax.
Oct 26, 2021 - 11:56 AM
The chief technology officers for seven major aerospace companies issued a statement today supporting the sector’s net-zero emissions ambitions.
Oct 26, 2021 - 11:21 AM
Airbus, Boeing, Dassault Aviation, GE Aviation, Pratt & Whitney, Rolls-Royce, and Safran issue a statement to policymakers on environmental priorities.
Oct 26, 2021 - 9:42 AM
Mitsubishi's MHIRJ business unit is to install ZeroAvia's hydrogen conversion kits on CRJs, while Alaska Air will re-engine its Dash 8 Q400 fleet.
Aura Aero
Oct 20, 2021 - 10:41 AM
Japan Airlines could take up to 100 of Vertical Aerospace's eVTOL aircraft, and Amedeo has committed to Aura Aero's 19-seat hybrid-electric commuter.
747
Oct 19, 2021 - 9:22 AM
In collaboration with Boeing and World Energy, Rolls-Royce flew a Trent 1000 on a 747 testbed with unblended sustainable aviation fuel.
Oct 18, 2021 - 4:52 PM
A new company founded by Alaska Airlines, called Alaska Star Ventures, aims to advance emerging technologies geared toward neutralizing carbon emissions.
GKN Global Technology Center
Oct 18, 2021 - 9:52 AM
GKN's new UK global technology center is a hub collaboration with partners on new aerospace technologies, including new manufacturing techniques.
Phenom 100EV and Praetor 500
Oct 13, 2021 - 12:08 PM
Under its multifaceted sustainability plan, Embraer flew the four aircraft it is showing this week at the NBAA-BACE static display on sustainable fuel.
Oct 13, 2021 - 12:05 PM
The Brazilian OEM expects to reveal plans early next month for technologies to meet a 2050 net-zero emissions target for its current and future aircraft.