Environment

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

Digital rendering of Heart Aerospace's ES-30 electric regional aircraft in flight
Feb 7, 2023 - 2:41 PM
Embraer, Heart Aerospace, and Universal Hydrogen have joined ATR and Airbus as partners in Air New Zealand’s program to field a zero-emissions aircraft.
UK Farnborough Airport
Feb 3, 2023 - 12:26 PM
Farnborough Airport set a traffic record in 2022 and is now the top business aviation airport in the London area.
Solar array at Safran facility
Feb 3, 2023 - 12:02 PM
French engine manufacturer Safran plans to install solar panels at many of its production facilties, in step with its long term decarbonization goals.
Rescued sea turtle
Feb 3, 2023 - 11:27 AM
Turtles Fly Too has been recruiting private pilots to carry stranded sea turtles since 2014. FBO chain Sheltair will now make it easier for them.
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.