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September 27, 2022, 11:25 AM

IATA Demands ICAO States Back Net Zero Carbon Commitments

IATA's director general Willie Walsh said the 41st ICAO Assembly will be a failure it doesn't end with agreement and government action over net zero goals.

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Oct 7, 2022 - 10:43 AM
Europe’s air navigation service providers generally failed to meet last year’s environmental targets for air traffic management, according to a new report.
Atlantic Aviation FBO at Orlando Executive Airport
Oct 6, 2022 - 12:21 PM
Atlantic Aviation will cover the SAF premium for all jet-A purchased at its KORL and KMCO facilities during NBAA through book-and-claim.
Rolls-Royce computer rendering of an engine
Oct 6, 2022 - 10:48 AM
Rolls-Royce and other manufactures stand to share in more than $700 million in research grants from the European Union's Clean Aviation Program.
vials showing the progression from dry lignin to SAF feedstock
Sep 29, 2022 - 12:40 PM
A team of researchers have developed a process to convert previously unusable lignin into a feedstock for sustainable aviation fuel.
Hydrogen-electric Cessna Grand Caravan
Sep 29, 2022 - 12:23 PM
Under a new partnership, Textron Aviation will electrify its Cessna Grand Caravans using the ZeroAvia ZA600 hydrogen-electric propulsion system.
Attendees at the 2022 Air Charter Expo
Sep 29, 2022 - 12:10 PM
Member companies of the Air Charter Association will have access to four, carbon-offsetting schemes under partnership with 4Air.
Senior executives from EasyJet, Airbus and Rolls-Royce in hangar next to hydrogen powered engine model with EasyJet aircraft in background
Sep 27, 2022 - 11:25 AM
IATA's director general Willie Walsh said the 41st ICAO Assembly will be a failure it doesn't end with agreement and government action over net zero goals.
Partial image of Gulfstream jet in flight
Sep 27, 2022 - 11:05 AM
Aviation consultancy ZenithJet's greenhouse gas accounting quantifies direct and indirect emissions throughout a company or organization.
Sustainable aviation fuel
Sep 26, 2022 - 12:28 PM
In the run-up to a triennial ICAO meeting, business aviation groups have released policy principles to guide long-term carbon emissions reductions.
Auburn Mayor Nancy Backus, Melissa Orme and Steve Chisholm cut a ribbon during the opening ceremony of Boeing’s Center of Additive Manufacturing Excellence in Auburn.
Sep 26, 2022 - 12:06 PM
Boeing held an opening ceremony for its new 3D printing facility in Auburn, Washington, on September 23.