Airport emissions reductions from reduced thrust takeoff operations

Airport emissions reductions from reduced thrust takeoff operations

Given forecast aviation growth, many airports are predicted to reach capacity and require expansion. However, pressure to meet air quality regulations emphasises the importance of efficient ground-level aircraft activities to facilitate growth. Operational strategies such as reducing engine thrust setting...
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Improving taxi-out operations at city airports to reduce CO2 emissions

Improving taxi-out operations at city airports to reduce CO2 emissions

City airports cause many environmental concerns on population living in their neighbourhood and several actions are often imposed to airport operators and other involved stakeholders in order to reduce impacts and improve the life quality of neighbouring inhab...
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3 FAA ATC Towers Have Been Closed Due To Coronavirus

3 FAA ATC Towers Have Been Closed Due To Coronavirus

Three air traffic control towers operated by the Federal Aviation Administration have now been closed temporarily due to the coronavirus pandemic. The global coronavirus pandemic has had a huge effect on the aviation industry. All three of the Federal Aviation...
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Technical and environmental assessment of all-electric 180-passenger commercial aircraft

Technical and environmental assessment of all-electric 180-passenger commercial aircraft

Both programs are largely based on first-principles, enabling the design of aircraft with unusually short design ranges. A series of optimized 180-passenger aircraft based on the Airbus A320neo configuration are designed and evaluated at 200–1600 nmi desig...
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Here’s How Delta Is Sanitizing Its International Long-Haul Planes

Here’s How Delta Is Sanitizing Its International Long-Haul Planes

Delta Air Lines has posted information about its aircraft sanitation procedures. Back in February, Delta used fogging techniques on the few remaining flights from Asia to the United States. In addition, Delta has deployed these fogging techniques on flights fr...
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Lufthansa Technik develops greener method for halon extinguisher inspection

Lufthansa Technik develops greener method for halon extinguisher inspection

The component shop at Lufthansa Technik’s facility in Hamburg has developed and adopted a faster and more environmentally friendly process for maintaining halon aircraft fire extinguishers. According to the aircraft MRO company, the pressure bottles of a...
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What is Turbulence? Does it Pose Any Danger to Safety?

What is Turbulence? Does it Pose Any Danger to Safety?

Turbulence is the primary cause of non-fatal aviation accidents each year. Turbulence is all the weather phenomenon, thus all the factors impacting a plane are external. Turbulence can even occur when the sky appears to be clear”. Most often this...
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Delta Is Going Carbon Neutral In 10 Years– Should Other Airlines Follow?

Delta Is Going Carbon Neutral In 10 Years– Should Other Airlines Follow?

Delta Air Lines’ carbon footprint is one of the biggest in the world, according to its figures from 2018. So should other airlines follow? Delta Air Lines has set its hopes on becoming the world’s first carbon-neutral airline with the...
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Sugar cane could be the next big thing in aircraft cabins

Sugar cane could be the next big thing in aircraft cabins

The aerospace industry is constantly looking for innovative materials that maintain, or even enhance, performance while reducing weight. As with many industries, the focus of these developments often concentrates on the search for sustainable solutions to repl...
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Delta Commits $1B To 100% Emissions ‘Mitigation’ Efforts

Delta Commits $1B To 100% Emissions ‘Mitigation’ Efforts

Delta Air Lines plans to spend $1 billion over the next decade to “mitigate” all emissions from its business, investing in a wide range of initiatives to reduce or eliminate carbon emissions throughout its business. Delta’s plan will not eliminate...
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