Airbus delivers new-generation efficiency, comfort and profitability with its first A330neo

Airbus delivers new-generation efficiency, comfort and profitability with its first A330neo

The first A330neo – one of two A330neo versions – was delivered by Airbus to TAP Air Portugal, introducing the latest-generation member of its popular A330 widebody twin-engine aircraft family with unprecedented operational efficiency, the quietest cabin in its category...
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Airlines Research Animal Fat as Sustainable Alternative to Fossil Fuels

Airlines Research Animal Fat as Sustainable Alternative to Fossil Fuels

Airlines may want to cut fuel costs first and foremost, but reducing their carbon footprint is increasingly important as well. Researchers in search of renewable jet fuel are now working with a rendered form of animal fat – the byproduct...
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9 Billion Gallons of Jet Fuel Saved / 95 Million Tons of Carbon Dioxide Eliminated

9 Billion Gallons of Jet Fuel Saved / 95 Million Tons of Carbon Dioxide Eliminated

Aviation Partners, Inc. (API) and Aviation Partners Boeing (APB) announced today that its unique Blended Winglet and Split Scimitar Winglet technologies have now saved the world’s commercial and business jet operators an estimated 9 billion gallons of je...
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A Battery-Powered GPU Ideal for Gates Without Fixed 400 Hz

A Battery-Powered GPU Ideal for Gates Without Fixed 400 Hz

For airports wishing to reduce their carbon footprint and to improve the working environment of their staff, the solution is the all-new battery-powered 7400 GPU from ITW GSE. The new unit is ideal for gates without a power supply, remote...
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A GPU for Cleaner, Greener Airports

A GPU for Cleaner, Greener Airports

The ITW GSE 5400 gasoline-powered GPU is the first of its kind to run at variable speed which helps noise during operation and minimizes wear and tear. It also helps reduce NOx and other emissions at the airport. As a leading...
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Delta moves away from single-use plastics

Delta moves away from single-use plastics

Delta Air Lines has continued its efforts to reduce the presence of single-use plastics on board its aircraft and in Sky Clubs by finding alternatives for several products. The airline has started removing plastic stir sticks, wrappers, utensils and straws...
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Vortex Generators Spread On A320s

Vortex Generators Spread On A320s

Last week’s announcement that Jet Blue Airways will install noise-reducing vortex generators under the wings of its A320-family jets signaled the further spread of the noise-reducing devices. The carrier hopes the reduction in approach noise, which it puts a...
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General Aviation Industry Announces Event to Reaffirm Commitment to Sustainable Alternative Jet Fuel

General Aviation Industry Announces Event to Reaffirm Commitment to Sustainable Alternative Jet Fuel

Today, a coalition of international aviation organizations announced an upcoming event to reaffirm the general aviation industry’s commitment to advancing the development and adoption of Sustainable Alternative Jet Fuel (SAJF). The event – Business Jets Fu...
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3-D Printed Parts and New Materials Help Rolls-Royce to Engine Test Success

3-D Printed Parts and New Materials Help Rolls-Royce to Engine Test Success

Rolls-Royce’s Advance3 engine is helping pioneer the future of civil aerospace – with 3D printed parts and the introduction of new materials helping to lead the way. The Advance3 demonstrator is testing a new engine core that will deliver optimum...
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Airports call on EU to focus on sustainability and consumer interest

Airports call on EU to focus on sustainability and consumer interest

Close cooperation with industry will be vital to successful delivery. ACI Europe stands ready to support the European Commission – it has already committed to develop a comprehensive sustainability strategy for the airport industry. Along with citizens, ...
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