Etihad’s ‘eco-flight’ highlights the sustainability initiatives that could deliver road map for future air travel practices, both in the air and on the ground

Etihad’s ‘eco-flight’ highlights the sustainability initiatives that could deliver road map for future air travel practices, both in the air and on the ground

The flight was timed to coincide with the start of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, an annual event held in the UAE capital to highlight sustainable initiatives across a broad range of areas. The aircraft followed an optimised flight route facilitated...
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A method for emission allowances allocation in air transportation systems from a system-of-systems perspective

A method for emission allowances allocation in air transportation systems from a system-of-systems perspective

Market-based mechanisms, especially emission trading schemes, are proposed as a means to control system-wide aviation emissions. Although auctioning has gained some recent popularity, free allocation of emission allowances is still favored by many to incenti...
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Airlines Have Cut CO2 Emissions Per Passenger By 50% Since 1990 – Here’s How

Airlines Have Cut CO2 Emissions Per Passenger By 50% Since 1990 – Here’s How

The carbon cost of transporting passengers by air has halved since 1990. That’s according to a report from the International Air Transport Association (IATA), which shows that airlines are benefitting from the massive increases in fuel efficiency that aircra...
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Etihad Airways Is Operating An Eco-Flight To Brussels Today

Etihad Airways Is Operating An Eco-Flight To Brussels Today

Etihad is today operating a special ‘Eco-Flight’ from Abu Dhabi to Brussels. Celebrating Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2020, the flight will put a range of sustainable initiatives into practice. At the Dubai Airshow, the airline announced a partnership wi...
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Delta Air Lines Spends $100,000 Offsetting CO2 On CES Flights

Delta Air Lines Spends $100,000 Offsetting CO2 On CES Flights

Delta Air Lines has announced that it will spend $100,000 to offset the CO2 emissions from its CES 2020 flights. CEO Ed Bastian used his keynote address at the event to announce that the company would be offsetting its flights...
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Studying migrating bird flying patterns could ultimately change how we fly, but will consumers be convinced over formation flying of commercial airliners?

Studying migrating bird flying patterns could ultimately change how we fly, but will consumers be convinced over formation flying of commercial airliners?

Understanding how birds fly has been an important part of the development of commercial passenger flying, but Airbus believes flight technology is now mature enough to follow their migratory V-shaped flying patterns to save fuel and cut down on emissions...
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JetBlue Eyes Becoming 1st US Carbon Neutral Operator

JetBlue Eyes Becoming 1st US Carbon Neutral Operator

JetBlue announced today a major step in its plans to become carbon neutral. In a press release, the airline stated that it will offset its carbon dioxide emissions from all domestic flights starting in July of 2020. The airline will...
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JetBlue to Become First Major US Airline to Offset Carbon Emissions

JetBlue to Become First Major US Airline to Offset Carbon Emissions

JetBlue continues its commitment to sustainability by announcing Monday the airline plans to offset carbon dioxide emissions from fuel for all domestic flights beginning in July 2020. The commitment to offsetting carbon emissions makes JetBlue the first major ...
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British Airways launches carbon offsetting scheme on domestic flights

British Airways launches carbon offsetting scheme on domestic flights

As the new year arrives, British Airways has begun offsetting carbon emissions on all its flights within the UK. Customers flying within the UK on flights operated by British Airways will have the carbon emissions from their flights offset by...
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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. Although it is not considered as a deadly threat, none could say that it is a pleasant experience, neither passengers, nor flight and cabin crew. Turbulence is all the weather...
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