Air Transat to test fuel-saving taxiing system

January 23, 2017 0

Canadian holiday airline Air Transat has agreed to offer Gibraltar-based WheelTug access to one of its Boeing 737 aircraft for development and testing purposes. The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) earlier this month accepted the […]


Perfect arrivals generate hefty fuel savings

December 12, 2016 0

A consortium of European air navigation service providers (ANSPs) and airlines has optimised arrival flows to nine airports in Europe. A total of 11,467 demonstration flights were conducted. Half of the 33 analysed flows have […]


UK needs urgent airspace overhaul: NATS

December 1, 2016 0

An industry coalition representing airports, airlines and air traffic control is warning of major flight delays unless widespread changes can be made to UK airspace. Research by NATS has shown that delays are set to […]


Capital Express shrinks carbon footprint

October 13, 2016 0

The new ‘Capital Express’ service between Singapore, Canberra and Wellington has today been unveiled as the newest addition to the Asia South Pacific Initiative to Reduce Emissions (ASPIRE) programme. The Civil Aviation Authority Singapore (CAAS), […]


France, NASA to research aircraft noise impact

October 10, 2016 0

NASA and France´s Office National d´Etudes et de Recherches Aerospatiales (ONERA) are to collaborate on research that focuses on mitigating the effects of civil air transportation noise. NASA said under the agreement, NASA and ONERA will […]


Airline industry commits to cut carbon emissions

October 7, 2016 0

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) announced on Thursday that its member states had agreed to cut global aviation carbon emissions by 2035 to 2020 levels in support of efforts to shrink aviation’s carbon footprint. […]


Airbus, Indonesia team on environment

September 30, 2016 0

Airbus and the Indonesian Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) have launched a long-term partnership to reduce the impact of aviation on the environment. The agreement was signed during the ICAO World Aviation Forum on […]


DLR tests low-noise approaches at Frankfurt

September 30, 2016 0

To help pilots produce the lowest possible noise level in complex manoeuvres during the approach phase, the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR) has developed the Low Noise Augmentation System (LNAS) […]