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American Airlines Partners with Embraer to Propel the Future of Sustainable Aviation

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American Airlines has recently entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Brazilian aerospace conglomerate Embraer. This partnership marks the airline’s induction into Embraer’s Energia Advisory Group. The Energia Advisory Group is a coalition of aviation stakeholders boasting a roster of airlines, lessors, suppliers, and specialists. United in purpose, this collective supports the development of Embraer’s Energia sustainable aircraft.

EASA Takes the Lead in the Push to Decarbonize Aviation

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The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) is gearing up for an enhanced environmental role. The European Union (EU) is delegating new responsibilities to EASA to oversee the aviation sector’s journey towards carbon neutrality by 2050. Not only will the agency monitor this progress, but it will also ensure transparency… 

Electric ground power units at Schiphol airport.

Schiphol’s New e-GPUs to Reduce Carbon Footprint

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Electrifying Schiphol’s Ground Operations Schiphol Airport is introducing 30 new electric Ground Power Units (e-GPUs) for parked planes as part of their commitment to environmental responsibility. These e-GPUs, touted as a significant stride towards a greener airport, align with the airport’s broader strategy to electrify its entire ground service operations… 

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

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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.

Clean Sky 2 Maiden Flight

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“A few years ago this programme was just a dream of a more sustainable future for aviation. Today we are at the final stage and we finally made it fly.”

Europe Moves Towards Greener Skies, With SES Regulation

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EU Transport Ministers agree to update blocked SES regulation from 2013. This could make the skies over Europe more efficient, and reduce aviation’s environmental footprint. During 3734th Council meeting on Transport, Telecommunications and Energy, this week EU Ministers acknowledged the need to address airspace congestion and moved closer to updating… 

Europe’s Airports Side with Paris, Commit to 100 Carbon Neutral Airports by 2030

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The European airport industry renewed its commitment to reducing airports’ impact on Climate change during the 27th ACI EUROPE Annual Congress in Paris, by announcing it was doubling its carbon neutrality target for 2030. During the COP21 climate negotiations in December 2015, the membership of the European airport association ACI… 

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