Global climate action effort now counts over 250 airports

Global climate action effort now counts over 250 airports

259 airports now actively engaged in addressing their impact on Climate change. Airport operators of 49 airports worldwide are carbon neutral. Following last month’s COP24 UNFCCC Climate Change Conference in Katowice, Poland, Airports Council International provided an update on the latest developments among the...
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LAX Ranked Fifth in the World Among Mega Airports for On-Time Flight Performance in 2018

LAX Ranked Fifth in the World Among Mega Airports for On-Time Flight Performance in 2018

Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) announced that Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) was ranked fifth in the world and third in the United States by OAG for on-time flight performance among Mega airports with more than 30 million departing scheduled...
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Industry Leaders Promote Alternative Jet Fuels

Industry Leaders Promote Alternative Jet Fuels

As southern California was getting pummeled by heavy winter rains last week, leaders of business aviation alphabet groups, including GAMA, NBAA, NATA and IBAC, gathered at the Van Nuys Airport to promote the adoption of sustainable alternative jet fuels (SAJF)...
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Rolls-Royce Is Building the World’s Fastest Electric Airplane

Rolls-Royce Is Building the World’s Fastest Electric Airplane

Rolls-Royce is leading a research project known as Accelerating the Electrification of Flight (ACCEL) to explore the use of a high-power electrical system in a demonstrator aircraft. The goal is to build and fly the world’s fastest electric-powered airpl...
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ANA takes aim at climate change

All Nippon Airways (ANA) has partnered with Show Shell Sekiyu KK to purchase 70,000 US gallons of sustainable aviation fuel that will see the airline reduce its emissions by around 150 tonnes. The carrier will mix bio jet fuel –...
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Carbon Fiber Composites Increasing As Recycling Candidates In Aftermarket

Carbon Fiber Composites Increasing As Recycling Candidates In Aftermarket

Of all structural elements on aircraft, carbon fiber materials have been the most arduous to recycle. In early December, Boeing and ELG Carbon Fibre announced they would partner to recycle excess aerospace-grade composites from 11 Boeing manufacturing sites. T...
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American Airlines Issues Waivers Ahead of Texas Winter Weather

American Airlines Issues Waivers Ahead of Texas Winter Weather

American Airlines has issued a travel waiver ahead of the next winter weather system. Travelers eligible to take advantage of the waived change fees must be traveling through American’s largest hub, Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW). Winter precipitation is predicted ...
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The future of flight

The future of flight

Aviation startups are working to remove expensive, polluting jet fuel from the flight equation and replace it with electric batteries. The idea of electric planes isn’t new, but we’re closer than we’ve ever been thanks to battery improvements. Fr...
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How much are you willing to pay to offset carbon footprint when traveling?

How much are you willing to pay to offset carbon footprint when traveling?

 Stratos Jet Charters asked 1,000 people about their environmental attitudes regarding air travel and whether they’d be willing to pay for more sustainable flights. Here are some findings: 75% of travelers are concerned about climate change but 40% of peop...
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Electric planes will not cut pollution sufficiently to justify airport expansion, analysis reveals

Electric planes will not cut pollution sufficiently to justify airport expansion, analysis reveals

Electric planes will not be able to compensate for the surge in climate-warming emissions generated by the proposed expansion of Britain’s airports, new analysis has revealed. The government has justified plans to grow the country’s aviation sector by pro...
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