Sustainable Aviation

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Air Traffic Management and climate change

A discussion with Philip Butterworth-Hayes, ATM Communications Specialist about ATM’s role in Climate Change

Sustainable aviation news and features

ANSL signs up to SME climate commitment

ANSL will halve its greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 and achieve net zero emissions before 2050.

IAG signs SAF agreement

IAG has signed an MoU with sustainable fuels tech firm Velocys to acquire 220,000 tonnes of SAF over ten years

Airbus demonstrates formation flying

Airbus has performed the first long-haul demonstration of formation flight in general air traffic (GAT) regulated transatlantic airspace with two A350 aircraft

U.S. Releases First-Ever Comprehensive Aviation Climate Action Plan

US plan to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050 builds on Biden-Harris Administration efforts launching Sustainable Aviation Fuels Grand Challenge, electrifying airport equipment and developing more efficient aircraft

100% SAF flight first for Airbus Helicopters

An Airbus H225 has performed the first ever helicopter flight with 100% sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) powering one of the Safran Makila 2 engines

Tradeoffs and priorities

A discussion with Prof. Dr. Frank Fichert, University of Applied Sciences – Hochschule Worms about an economist’s view of the challenges related to green flying

Repsol and Iberia announce biofuel first

Iberia and Spanish energy giant Repsol have made the first flight using biofuel produced from waste in Spain

Airbus Scale unveiled

Airbus has launched Airbus Scale, a new innovation unit that brings together corporate innovation, start-up engagement and company building activities

Menzies expands Aer Lingus Manchester contract

Menzies has extended its contract with Aer Lingus at Manchester Airport to provide passenger, ramp, cabin cleaning and de-icing services

ENAIRE and Vueling working for digital solutions to airspace management

ENAIRE and Vueling create task force to reduce the environmental impact of each flight by 10%