Airlines

Aviation: trillion-dollar role in wealth creation

March 21, 2012 1

Over 56 million jobs worldwide and $2.2 trillion in GDP are supported by aviation, according to a new report released at the global Aviation & Environment Summit in Geneva. The report, Aviation: benefits beyond borders, […]

Environment

Perfect flight must become norm: Airbus

March 20, 2012 0

In the run-up to this week’s aviation environment summit, European airframer Airbus said the ‘perfect flight’ should become the norm in an effort to shrink the environmental footprint of an aircraft’s flight. Airbus will be […]

Airlines

FAA to optimise Northern California airspace

March 20, 2012 0

Acting Federal Aviation Administrator Michael Huerta and aviation partners have launched a collaborative effort to make air traffic control more efficient, help airlines improve on-time performance, and reduce emissions generated by aircraft flying into and […]

Environment

ICAO readies to table emissions proposal

March 9, 2012 0

The head of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), the United Nations body that oversees global air transport, says it plans to table a proposal on measures to address emissions within months. Secretary General Raymond […]

Environment

ATC Global: NATS wins global environment award

March 7, 2012 0

A tool developed by the UK’s NATS for measuring the environmental performance of aircraft has won a major international award. The 3Di environment metric – a world first for this level of detailed analysis into […]

CAAs/ANSPs

ATC Global: AIRE2 demo flights deliver

March 6, 2012 0

The results of a second wave of European flight trials contributing to the Atlantic Interoperability Initiative to Reduce Emissions (AIRE) were presented at the Air Traffic Control (ATC) Global 2012 Conference and Exhibition in Amsterdam. […]

Airlines

VIDEO: LAN debuts first LatAm PBN route

February 24, 2012 0

LAN Airlines has successfully flown Latin America’s first continuously guided flight from takeoff to landing using Performance-based Navigation (PBN) technology. The Green Skies of Peru project, a collaborative effort among LAN, GE Aviation, Peru’s air […]

Environment

Green summit to outline ATM fuel savings

February 21, 2012 0

CANSO, ATAG, ACI, IATA and ICCAIA hold the Sixth Aviation & Environment Summit (President Wilson Hotel, Geneva) between 21 – 22 March. Aviation’s experts and stakeholders will debate sustainable development, scale-up challenges for biofuels, emissions […]

Airlines

UK's easyJet to trial electric taxiing system

February 9, 2012 0

UK carrier easyJet will be the first airline to support the development and trial of the innovative new electric green taxiing system (EGTS) in collaboration with Honeywell and Safran. Due to the high frequency and […]

CAAs/ANSPs

Harness environmental impact before growth: UK CAA

January 27, 2012 0

Aviation will not be able to realise its economic potential without tackling its global and local environmental impact, says the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). The regulator has launched a three-month consultation period as it […]