Environment

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

Climate protestors targeted business aviation operations at European airports this week.
Nov 11, 2022 - 7:22 AM
European environmental groups demanding a ban on all private jet flights this week tried to disrupt airports in the UK, Italy, and the Netherlands.
From left: GE Honda Aero Engines board member Yoshihiko Wajima, GHAE executive v-p Shinji Tsukiyama, 4AIR president Kennedy Ricci, GHAE president Melvyn Heard, and GHAE board member Cristina Seda-Hoelle stand next to GE Honda Aero engine model
Nov 1, 2022 - 10:39 AM
Through a partnership with 4AIR, GE Honda Aero is offering its operators a range of carbon offset programs.
side of business jet looking toward engine and tail
Oct 25, 2022 - 10:56 AM
Environmental groups in France are calling for higher fuel taxes and per-flight fees on business jets to discourage their use and thus lessen emissions.
Sustainability wallpaper with green grass and trees and blue sky filled with puffy clouds
Oct 20, 2022 - 11:14 AM
NATA has issued new improvements to its Sustainability Standard for Aviation Businesses, which it launched last year.
Signature sustainable aviation fuel tanker truck on airport ramp
Oct 20, 2022 - 10:31 AM
Signature Aviation is now carrying sustainable aviation fuel at all 10 of its owned California locations.
GE Honda Aero Engines HF120 engine
Oct 20, 2022 - 8:32 AM
GE Honda Aero Engines reports successful conclusion to its 100 percent SAF test program on the HF-120 engine
EVO Fuels Booth, NBAA 2022
Oct 19, 2022 - 4:46 PM
EVO Fuels has invested in Zero Petroleum, which aims to produce net-zero-emission aviation fuels.
Wisk Cora (Photo: Mariano Rosales/AIN)
Oct 19, 2022 - 2:11 PM
Developers of new eVTOL and eSTOL aircraft got a lot of attention at this week's NBAA-BACE.
Eviation's all-electric Alice aircraft made its first flight on September 27, 2022.
Oct 19, 2022 - 1:52 PM
Parker Aerospace has expanded its capabilities in sustainable aviation technology following its recent acquisition of Meggitt.
Universal Hydrogen's 'iron bird' rig testing the architecture of the company's hydrogen-fuel-cell-based powertrain in preparation for first flight in a De Havilland Dash 8-300
Oct 19, 2022 - 1:47 PM
In a partnership with Aerotec, Universal Hydrogen is preparing a Dash 8-300 fitted with a hydrogen-fuel-cell-based powertrain for its first flight.