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November 17, 2021, 1:28 PM

Bizav on Track for New 2050 Environmental Goals

Business aviation's ability to meet its new goal for net zero carbon emissions hinges heavily on widespread adoption of SAF and improved technology.

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NetJets Citation Latitude
Nov 11, 2021 - 11:03 AM
In the year since the launch of NetJets’ global sustainability program, the fractional provider has achieved some milestones.
Nov 11, 2021 - 6:32 AM
Clay Lacy began offering SAF in April as part of an larger effort to take a more sustainable approach throughout its business.
Nov 11, 2021 - 1:00 AM
Aircraft manufacturer Airbus is exploring multiple angles and technological paths to decarbonize flight.
Marc Eudin, GAMA
Nov 10, 2021 - 5:06 PM
GAMA's Marc Ehudin described business aviation's new sustainability goals as Europe, the UK, and the U.S. discuss mandates, incentives.
U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg
Nov 10, 2021 - 1:06 PM
At the UN climate conference this week, an aviation industry users group was formed to promote investment and use of sustainable aviation fuel.
ZeroAvia ATR
Nov 10, 2021 - 11:17 AM
Leasing group Rose Cay and Irish freight airline ASL both say they will convert twin-turboprop aircraft such as the ATR 72 to hydrogen-electric propulsion.
Nov 10, 2021 - 10:42 AM
Speakers at an EASA conference called for a standard unit price for air navigation fees to stop airlines burning excessive fuel simply to reduce costs.
Airbus H225
Nov 9, 2021 - 10:18 AM
Flight is start of campaign to get 100 percent SAF approved for use in all Airbus Helicopter models.
Embraer Energia
Nov 8, 2021 - 11:21 AM
The Brazilian airframer is proposing four aircraft concepts, with hybrid, electric, and hydrogen propulsion systems, seating nine to 50 passengers.
Airbus CityAirbus NextGen
Nov 8, 2021 - 12:01 AM
New eVTOL aircraft could enter service from 2024, but cities like Los Angeles and Singapore appear to be ahead of Dubai in adopting electric aviation.