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Pegasus Airlines Partners with CHOOOSE on Sustainability

    Pegasus Airlines, Türkiye’s premier low-cost carrier, has unveiled a fresh Nordic partnership on sustainability. The initiative, realized in collaboration with the innovative Norway-based climate tech firm CHOOOSE, empowers passengers to understand and counteract their travel-related emissions

    Boeing’s MD-90 aircraft flies from Victorville California to Palmdale, California on August 15, 2023. This aircraft will be NASA’s future Sustainable Flight Demonstrator. Modifications to the aircraft will include changes to the fuselage and most notably the use of a transonic truss-braced wing.

    Boeing, NASA’s X-66A Aircraft Heads for Mods

      Boeing has transported an MD-90 airplane to the designated location for modifications as part of an experiment for the Transonic Truss-Braced Wing (TTBW) configuration, a project under NASA’s Sustainable Flight Demonstrator initiative. See the video.

      Illustration of Oxygen Reduction Reaction, Quantum Research

      Airbus, BMW, Quantinuum Research Sustainable Energy

        Airbus, BMW Group, and Quantinuum have pioneered a groundbreaking hybrid quantum-classical workflow. This innovative framework expedites future research by utilizing quantum computers to simulate quantum systems, specifically emphasizing the chemical reactions of catalysts within fuel cells. 

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        United’s Battery Investment to Improve Aviation Sustainability

          United has announced an investment in Electric Power Systems, a company producing battery technology that could benefit a wide range of aerospace usages. This marks United’s second investment in electric battery technology, the first being sodium-ion battery-maker Natron.

          IN ATX new SUSTA.IN alliance.

          IN ATX Announces New SUSTA.IN Alliance

            IN Air Travel Experience (IN ATX), Antos Environmental, and 2030 Markets have forged a new sustainability alliance. The firms bring their combined expertise in resource recovery, circular economy, and energy transition to international aviation.

            Panoramic aerial view of rural landscape with agricultural lands and fields on a background of cloudy blue sky from the window inside an airplane.

            How Google and the ICCT Plan to Help Airlines Meet their Sustainability Goals

              As part of a significant stride towards fostering sustainable travel, Google has spearheaded the formation of an advisory committee to refine and augment Google’s Travel Impact Model (TIM).

              The search giant aims to offer travelers more precise flight emission estimates and advocate for environmentally-conscious travel decisions. The committee is an amalgamation of climate scientists, academics, and representatives hailing from airlines, airports, and non-profit organizations. Their shared goal is to incorporate the latest scientific data and industry best practices into the TIM.

              Avolon’s 20 Year World Aircraft Fleet Forecast

                This week, aircraft lessors Avolon published their Q2 2023 update, including one key accomplishment in the second quarter: the publication of their World Fleet Forecast (2023-2042).

                Let’s take a closer look at both.

                Tracking Airlines’ Path to Net Zero: IATA’s New Methodology Explained

                  The Net Zero Tracking Methodology permits the collection of data from IATA member airlines on an annual basis. Once validated, this collective industry data from the preceding calendar year will be released annually in the fourth quarter, with the inaugural report featuring airline-contributed data slated for Q4 2024.