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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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. […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


First Dubai-Durban INSPIRE flight

December 9, 2011 0

Emirates has flown the first INSPIRE flight over the African continent on the Dubai to Durban route. The Indian Ocean Strategic Partnership to Reduce Emissions (INSPIRE) programme brings airlines, airports and air navigation service providers […]