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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Virgin Atlantic Soars to New Heights with First-ever Commercial Flight Using Captured Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Virgin Atlantic Soars to New Heights with First-ever Commercial Flight Using Captured Greenhouse Gas Emissions

EPIC Fuels provided expertise in fuel blending as well as technical and logistical support to Virgin Atlantic and LanzaTech to enable the first-ever commercial flight using a unique blend of petroleum-based jet fuel and alcohol-to-jet synthetic paraffinic kero...
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Global climate action by airports up 25% in the past year

Global climate action by airports up 25% in the past year

At the Global Sustainable Aviation Summit, Airports Council International provided an update on the latest developments among the community of 246 airports currently in the global carbon management standard, Airport Carbon Accreditation. In 246 airports no...
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Aviation Marks Ten Years of Emissions Strategy, Reaffirms Carbon Commitments

Aviation Marks Ten Years of Emissions Strategy, Reaffirms Carbon Commitments

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) joined air transport businesses and associations to reaffirm its commitment to a sustainable future as the aviation industry marked ten years since agreeing an ambitious joint strategy for reducing carbon emis...
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Noise

Noise

Noise from aircraft mostly impacts those who live around airports. The industry has been working to reduce noise for decades. On average, aircraft are already 50% quieter today than they were ten years ago, and 75% quieter than the first...
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Airbus Delivers First Aircraft from Mobile Powered by Sustainable Jet Fuel Blend

Airbus Delivers First Aircraft from Mobile Powered by Sustainable Jet Fuel Blend

Airbus’ A320 Family production facility in the U.S. will deliver its first aircraft partially powered by sustainable jet fuel. The latest A321 for JetBlue is due to depart Mobile on 20 September with 15 percent sustainable jet fuel in its...
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united-airlines-becomes first us airline to pledge to reduce own emissions by 50 percent by 2050

united-airlines-becomes first us airline to pledge to reduce own emissions by 50 percent by 2050

United Airlines made history by becoming the first U.S. airline to publicly commit to reducing its own greenhouse gas emissions by 50 percent by 2050, further strengthening the carrier’s ambition to be the world’s most environmentally conscious ai...
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Airlines Take Biofuels More Seriously as Part of an Environment Push

Airlines Take Biofuels More Seriously as Part of an Environment Push

For years, airlines have experimented with biofuels, aiming to reduce both carbon emissions and their reliance on fossil fuels. It’s been a turbulent journey, buffeted by inconsistent investment and the periodic lure of cheap oil. But several major carrier...
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United 787 to make SFO-Zurich biofuel flight

United 787 to make SFO-Zurich biofuel flight

A United Airlines Boeing 787 will fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Zurich on Sept. 14-15 powered by a blend of biojet fuel derived from carinata, an oilseed crop that can be grown in rotation with food crops. The General Electric GENx-powered...
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