Environment

News about environmental issues relating to aircraft operations, including noise issues, emissisions, and regulations. See Fuel for biofuel.

February 18, 2021, 4:30 PM

Surf Air Mobility Acquiring Electric Aviation Pioneer Ampaire

The company will offer its hybrid-electric retrofits to operators of existing aircraft such as the Twin Otter and Grand Caravan, as well as for new models.

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SFO SAF
Feb 25, 2021 - 10:50 AM
As more producers join the fray, production of SAF is poised to take a dramatic jump through 2025 to at least 1 billion gallons annual output.
Feb 24, 2021 - 8:32 AM
The UK is now managing its own ETS program while the EU is eying new emissions targets and working to fold in CORSIA.
Feb 24, 2021 - 8:16 AM
Clean Planet Energy launched a new sustainable aviation fuel produced from non-recyclable plastics.
Ampaire Electric EEL
Feb 18, 2021 - 4:30 PM
The company will offer its hybrid-electric retrofits to operators of existing aircraft such as the Twin Otter and Grand Caravan, as well as for new models.
Feb 15, 2021 - 1:37 PM
The European Commission plans to announce plans for an EU-wide blending obligation as part of its wider ReFuelEU proposal to boost supply and demand.
Sun Air Jets SAF Tanker
Feb 12, 2021 - 10:22 AM
Sun Air Jets in Southern California has joined the handful of FBOs committed to offering a permanent supply of sustainable aviation fuel.
Pipistrel
Feb 12, 2021 - 9:31 AM
Slovenian electric aircraft pioneer Pipistrel is working on plans for a 20-seat regional airliner that would need no more than 3,280 feet of runway.
Airbus ZeroE
Feb 11, 2021 - 8:42 AM
Airbus, Air France-KLM, Groupe ADP, and the Paris Region have begun accepting expressions of interest to build hydrogen “hubs” at Paris airports.
Solar grid on Clay Lacy Aviation hangar
Feb 10, 2021 - 4:33 PM
With sustainability becoming a major focus in business aviation, more hangar keepers are turning to solar energy to power their operations.
Archer eVTOL
Feb 10, 2021 - 8:26 AM
United Airlines and its partner Mesa Airlines have provisionally agreed to buy up to 200 of Archer Aviation's four-passenger, all-electric eVTOL aircraft.