Aviation accounts for two percent of man-made greenhouse gas emissions, according to the ICAO

Aviation accounts for two percent of man-made greenhouse gas emissions, according to the ICAO

Aviation accounts for two percent of man-made greenhouse gas emissions, according to the ICAO, which agreed last year to create… Read More »

Norwegian Air’s younger aircraft is key to cutting fuel bills and limiting climate change

Norwegian Air’s younger aircraft is key to cutting fuel bills and limiting climate change

Norwegian Air will cut the average age of its fleet to less than four years, seeing younger aircraft as the… Read More »

Boeing teams up with South African Airways to develop jet fuel from tobacco plant

Boeing teams up with South African Airways to develop jet fuel from tobacco plant

Boeing has teamed up with South African Airways to develop jet fuel from a tobacco plant as part of efforts… Read More »

Swiss solar aircraft has successful test flight

Swiss solar aircraft has successful test flight

Solar Impulse two carried out a flight lasting two hours and 15 minutes. Solar Impulse is the revolutionary single-seater aircraft,… Read More »

EU diplomats have agreed to limit production of food-based biofuels

EU diplomats have agreed to limit production of food-based biofuels

EU diplomats have agreed to limit production of biofuels made from food crops in response to widespread criticism that they… Read More »

E-Fan experimental aircraft took off on its first public flight

E-Fan experimental aircraft took off on its first public flight

A small, 21-foot long airplane took off in Bordeaux, France on April 25 while a French economic minister and a… Read More »

“Alcohol-to-jet” process being tested as an environmentally friendly alternative fuel

“Alcohol-to-jet” process being tested as an environmentally friendly alternative fuel

The Lufthansa Group has long played a pioneering role when it comes to research into sustainably produced fuels. Now the… Read More »

Lufthansa’ fleet has an average consumption of just 3.91 litres of fuel per passenger per 100 kilometres

Lufthansa’ fleet has an average consumption of just 3.91 litres of fuel per passenger per 100 kilometres

In 2013 the passenger airlines in the Lufthansa Group beat the four-litre mark for the first time, with an average… Read More »

NASA to study the atmospheric effects of emissions from jet engines burning alternative fuels

NASA to study the atmospheric effects of emissions from jet engines burning alternative fuels

NASA has signed separate agreements with the German Aerospace Center (DLR) and the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) to… Read More »

ABB will support Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg in their attempt to fly around the world in a solar powered airplane in 2015

ABB will support Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg in their attempt to fly around the world in a solar powered airplane in 2015

ABB’s heritage of technology innovation in renewables, sustainable transportation and energy efficiency makes it an ideal partner for Solar Impulse,… Read More »

Air India is reviewing the fuel performance of its Boeing 787-8 fleet

Air India is reviewing the fuel performance of its Boeing 787-8 fleet

Air India is reviewing the performance of its Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner fleet to see if they are using more fuel… Read More »

Boeing and Etihad Airways will collaborate on a new initiative to support a sustainable aviation biofuel industry

Boeing and Etihad Airways will collaborate on a new initiative to support a sustainable aviation biofuel industry

Boeing, Etihad Airways, Takreer, Total and the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology announced Jan. 19 they will collaborate on… Read More »

Boeing is to seek approval from regulators to use “green diesel” as a jet fuel

Boeing is to seek approval from regulators to use "green diesel" as a jet fuel

Boeing is to seek approval from regulators around the world to use “green diesel” as a jet fuel, which could… Read More »

Airbus offers fuel-saving wingtips retrofit on its older A320 jets

Airbus offers fuel-saving wingtips retrofit on its older A320 jets

Airbus announced plans on Tuesday Oct. 29 to retrofit fuel-saving wingtips on older versions of its A320 jets as sales… Read More »

Boeing announces 737 MAX program fuel-efficiency improvements

Boeing announces 737 MAX program fuel-efficiency improvements

The Boeing 737 MAX program continues to make steady development progress since reaching Firm Configuration on the 737 MAX 8… Read More »

Alaska Airlines is installing winglets on its Boeing Next Gen 737s

Alaska Airlines is installing winglets on its Boeing Next Gen 737s

Alaska Airlines will install new performance-enhancing winglet on its Boeing Next Generation 737s, which will reduce fuel consumption by 58,000… Read More »

AirBerlin will use aerodynamic optimization software to improve its fuel burn

AirBerlin will use aerodynamic optimization software to improve its fuel burn

AirBerlin is looking to aerodynamics in order to improve its fuel burn and environmental performance as part of its eco-efficiency… Read More »

Boeing and South African Airways will work together to develop aviation biofuel supply in Southern Africa

Boeing and South African Airways will work together to develop aviation biofuel supply in Southern Africa

Boeing and South African Airways (SAA) announced on Oct. 10 that they will work together to develop and implement a… Read More »

Alaska Airlines takes the top ranking for fuel efficiency

Alaska Airlines takes the top ranking for fuel efficiency

US airlines operating in the domestic market showed a wide gap in fuel efficiency, with Alaska Airlines taking the top… Read More »

Promoters of electric cars are hoping to seduce Orlando passengers

Promoters of electric cars are hoping to seduce Orlando passengers

Promoters of electric cars are hoping to entice a few of Orlando’s 56 million annual visitors to rent one at… Read More »

Malaysia Airlines will reduce its fuel costs with SITA’s FMS Wind Uplink service

Malaysia Airlines will reduce its fuel costs with SITA’s FMS Wind Uplink service

Malaysia Airlines aims to reduce fuel costs on 40 aircraft, including their A380 fleet, with SITA’s FMS Wind Uplink service…. Read More »

Greek island resort of Santorini is facing the prospect of candlelit dinners after a power-station fire

Greek island resort of Santorini is facing the prospect of candlelit dinners after a power-station fire

Visitors to the Greek resort of Santorini are facing the prospect of candlelit dinners with warm beer after a power-station… Read More »

Tanker spills over 100 tons of oil near pristine coastline in Turkish Cyprus

Tanker spills over 100 tons of oil near pristine coastline in Turkish Cyprus

Clean-up efforts were underway after a tanker spilled more than 100 tonnes of fuel oil near a pristine coastline in… Read More »