Environment

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

There is no planet B
Feb 1, 2023 - 9:36 AM
European business aviation operators have repeatedly been grappling with environmental activism but are fighting back with sustainability.
Green aircraft
Feb 1, 2023 - 8:46 AM
Business aviation industry leaders advise looking holistically at sustainability, look at available resources, and "just start."
SAF
Feb 1, 2023 - 7:30 AM
Despite the prevalent flight-shaming, Europe is taking a comprehensive approach to sustainability.
World Energy Sustainable Fuel Plant in Paramount, California
Jan 30, 2023 - 11:29 AM
Engine and ground equipment manufacturer Honeywell will begin using SAF at its Phoenix engine campus after receiving its first delivery.
Jan 24, 2023 - 12:55 PM
Dovetail Electric Aviation received an AUD$3 million grant from the Australian government to convert turboprop aircraft to electric propulsion.
Samples of SAF in testing lab
Jan 20, 2023 - 10:26 AM
To boost its competitiveness as a global sustainable air travel hub, Singapore is looking to develop the framework to have permanent SAF supplies.
ZeroAvia's Dornier 228 hydrogen-electric prototype airplane first flight
Jan 19, 2023 - 11:57 AM
ZeroAvia's hydrogen-powered Dornier 228 flew for the first time on Thursday.
100LL avgas being dispensed into piston aircraft wing tanks
Jan 19, 2023 - 9:58 AM
In comments to the EPA's proposed endangerment finding on leaded avgas, seven general aviation groups cautioned on need for safe transition to unleaded.
Jan 18, 2023 - 12:12 PM
The Sustainable Flight Demonstrator partnership between Boeing and NASA aims to cut fuel burn in narrowbody aircraft by 30 percent.
business jets lined up on ramp
Jan 18, 2023 - 11:15 AM
EBAA, NBAA, and NATA have co-signed a statement disputing Greenpeace's claims of huge numbers of private aircraft heading to the World Economic Forum.