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 […]


Booz Allen/Volpe to advance NextGen environmental system

December 8, 2011 0

Booz Allen Hamilton announced it has been awarded a competitive $9.7 million task order to support the U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Volpe National Transportation Systems Center (Volpe Center) in the […]


Flybe partners with AirDat to provide real-time data

December 7, 2011 0

AirDat, a private US-based weather forecaster, and Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, have announced a partnership to provide real-time meteorological data for Europe directly from Flybe’s 83-strong fleet of aircraft. Flybe aircraft will be the […]


FAA Awards $2m environmental grant to San Diego

October 20, 2011 0

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded a $2 million grant to San Diego International Airport to reduce the use of conventional fuels at the airport to improve air quality. “We are committed to helping […]