Europe’s Airports take the lead among peers for environmental compliance and carbon-neutral initiatives. Two more of Europe’s Airports have now been certified as carbon-neutral compliant, …
More Efficient ATM Could Clear the Skies of 14.3 Metric Tons of CO2, Study
A new study finds that more efficient air traffic management—through the implementation of space-based automatic dependent surveillance broadcast (ADS-B)—could reduce aviation’s CO2 emissions by approximately 14.3 million metric tons between 2020 and 2030.
Inmarsat and ESA Mark Critical Milestone in ATM Modernisation Program
Inmarsat and the European Space Agency have completed the first test flights for a project which will modernise Europe’s air traffic management infrastructure to make flights better for passengers and the planet.
JetBlue Signs Largest Ever Deal for Environmentally-Friendly Jet Fuel
JetBlue has made a strong commitment to sustainable aviation with the announcment of the largest renewable jet fuel purchase agreement in aviation histor with bioenergy company SG Preston.
Oslo Airport Recognised as Europe’s Greenest
Airport association ACI EUROPE has announced the winners of its Best Airport awards, with Avinor’s Oslo Airport winning the Eco-Innovation Award from the independent Advisory Board of the carbon management program, Airport Carbon Accreditation.
“The judges were particularly impressed by the pioneering and innovative Oslo Airport’s project of setting up a regular supply of bio jetfuel to all the customer airlines, since January 2016, making it the first airport in the world to offer this service through the normal supply mechanism,” ACI EUROPE explains.
Airlines Are Making More Bucks, But Only Half Starbucks
Airline profits have improved, but only about enough to buy making enough to buy a round or two of espressos. That was one of the …
2 Billion Air Passengers Already Travel Through Green Airports, With Europe at the Lead
During the Airports Council International Europe Regional Airports Conference, Angela Gittens, Director General of ACI World, reported progress on the Airport Carbon Accreditation programme and towards COP21 agreement objectives.
Tyler Addresses Issues of Airline Sustainability Parity in Montreal
Speaking at the ATAG (Air Transport Action Group) Global Sustainable Aviation Forum in Montreal, IATA’s Director General and CEO, Tony Tyler, addressed the tricky question of whether it is fair to impose a single global standard on smaller aviation markets as the industry works towards a reduced carbon footprint.
Delta Confirms Order for 75 Bombardier CS100 Worth $5.6 Billion, List
Delta Air Lines has confirmed that it placed an order for 75 fuel-efficient Bombardier C-Series CS-100 Aircraft, as part of its narrow body fleet renewal program, with an option for another 50 C-Series aircraft and flexibility to substitute the larger CS300 aircraft.
Delta becomes the U.S. launch customer for the aircraft, and this represents the largest order Bombardier has received for this aircraft model.